Rockies News

  • Flande impressing Rox with rotation fortitude

    While Rockies manager Walt Weiss wouldn't go as far as to announce that left-hander Yohan Flande is in line for more starts, he did say it's a telling sign he's "still around."

  • Rox hope slumping CarGo benefits from rest

    On Wednesday, Rockies manager Walt Weiss decided to give Carlos Gonzalez a day off with the two-time All-Star entrenched in a 7-for-32 slump since returning from finger surgery on July 11.

  • Competitive Balance Lottery pays out picks

    The order of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft began to take shape Wednesday when the Competitive Balance Lottery was held at the Commissioner's Office in New York. This year, the Marlins won the lottery and will receive the first pick of Competitive Balance Round A, which is held immediately after the Draft's first round. The Marlins will be followed by the Rockies, Cardinals, Brewers, Padres and Indians.

  • Early homers not enough to snap Rox skid

    Adam LaRoche's three-run homer off left-hander Rex Brothers in the seventh sealed the Rockies' seventh straight defeat with a 7-4 loss to the Nationals at Coors Field.

  • Tulo lands on DL with hip flexor strain

    Tuesday was supposed to be the day Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki finally tested out his left thigh after resting the injury the past two games. Instead, it ended up being the day he landed on the disabled list for the first time in the 2014 season.

  • Dickerson named Heart and Hustle Award winner

    On Tuesday, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association recognized Corey Dickerson's efforts by naming him the Rockies' 2014 Heart and Hustle Award recipient.

  • Lyles on pace to return in early August

    Right-hander Jordan Lyles is on pace to return from his broken left hand when he's first eligible on Aug. 4 following Tuesday's successful live bullpen session.

  • Ringolsby: Rox's injuries continue to take toll

    Troy Tulowitzki's trip to the disabled list on Tuesday is just the latest in a string of DL stints this year for the Rockies. With some key players missing time, the club has had to forge ahead under tough circumstances.

  • Call stands after close play at third in Nats-Rox game

    The Nationals' attempt to keep a rally alive with a second-inning challenge came up empty on Tuesday night.

  • Rockies unable to capitalize in sixth straight loss

    The Rockies couldn't capitalize on a big opportunity in the sixth inning, and Colorado picked up its sixth straight defeat with a 7-2 loss at Coors Field in the series opener.

  • Morneau placed on DL with neck strain

    The neck stiffness that Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has battled off and on all season finally got the best of him Monday as the team placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 14.

  • Cuddyer's MRI shows shoulder healing properly

    Michael Cuddyer's MRI on Monday showed his shoulder is healing properly with no structural damage, giving him the green light to begin his strengthening program with a mid-August return in mind.

  • Paulsen called up, makes Major League debut

    First baseman Ben Paulsen has spent six seasons in the Minors after the Rockies made him their third-round pick in 2009. On Monday, the long wait for his Major League debut ended as Paulsen started at first and batted sixth on the same day the Rockies recalled him to replace Justin Morneau on their 25-man roster.

  • Ailment lands Logan on DL; Rox activate Masset

    Just minutes before Monday's game against the Nationals, the Rockies announced that left-hander Boone Logan had been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a condition known as diverticulitis.

  • Matzek's start is quality, but Rockies lose

    For three games, the Rockies have had winnable starting pitching. But each time, they've had their souls crushed by the Pirates and their own struggling bullpen. On Sunday afternoon, rookie lefty Tyler Matzek's six competitive innings were undone by more struggles from righty reliever Matt Belisle as the Rockies fell, 5-3, and suffered a three-game series sweep at PNC Park.

  • Rockies' McKenry gets hometown cheer, then homers

    It sounded like a hometown cheer when Michael McKenry was introduced as Rockies starting catcher Michael McKenry for Sunday's finale of a three-game set with the Pirates.

  • Rockies feeling better about starting pitching

    The Rockies should have been celebrating their first two games out of the All-Star break. Starting pitching had been a severe problem as the team dealt with injuries in the first half, but Jorge De La Rosa limited the Pirates to one run in six innings Friday, and Brett Anderson gave up one run in seven innings Saturday.