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  1. 2015 Rockies Game Thread
  • 6h
    Henry Schulman @hankschulman

    Lyles sprained toe on left foot. #SFGiants

  • Morneau hears from Mauer after concussion

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Former Twins star first baseman Justin Morneau, now with Colorado, dived for a ball May 13 and has not played since. Morneau has a concussion, and Twins fans know what that means. He has had a history of concussions going back to youth hockey, as well as multiple concussions with the..." May 24

  • David Hale, Daniel Descalso lead Rockies to 5-3 win over Giants

    Denver Post "More than a few Rockies fans would have trouble picking David Hale and Daniel Descalso out of lineup. But that unlikely duo propelled the Rockies to a much-needed 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants late Saturday night at chilly Coors Field. The victory gave the Rockies a doubleheader..." May 24

  • Two out runs lead Giants to win over Rockies in first game of double-header

    CSN Bay Area "Chris Heston would gather his glove and hat, lock back in mentally, and prepare to head back to the mound. And then he would wait. And wait. And wait. The Giants kept rallying with two outs on Saturday afternoon and they kept putting more runs on the scoreboard, winning 10-8 in the first game..." May 24

  • Rockies GM: Walt Weiss' job is secure

    Denver Post "Walt Weiss wore a finger on his chest in the cold air at Coors Field last week after he stepped between his catcher, Nick Hundley, and first-base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt. The umpire ejected Hundley for arguing a check-swing strike. And Wendelstedt was browbeating Weiss, wagging his finger..." May 24

  • Giants survive Rockies rally after long delay

    CSN Bay Area "The scoreless streak was absolutely going to end at Coors Field, but Ryan Vogelsong still took it deep into Friday’s bizarre, rain-delayed game. The scorching lineup did the rest. Vogelsong pitched six scoreless innings and the lineup exploded before the Rockies finally got on the board. The..." May 23

  • Rockies earn the 7-3 win to split series with Phillies

    Purple Row "Offense ignites, bullpen stays sharp to salvage Jorge De La Rosa's big day. A strong offensive showing from Colorado's bench bats earns the win, and the Rockies split the series with the Phillies 2-2. Jorge De La Rosa made Rockies history today, passing Ubaldo Jimenez as the franchise’s all..." May 22

  • Ryan Howard homers, pitching shines as Phillies win again

    CSN Philly "The conditions at Coors Field were pretty awful for a baseball game on Wednesday night. It was 40 degrees at first pitch and a cold drizzle fell from the sky. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and pitching coach Bob McClure knew the weather would make it a tough night for hitters, so they decided..." May 21

  • Justin Morneau still has concussion symptoms, not ready to rejoin Rockies

    Hardball Talk "Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau will not be cleared to return from the seven-day concussion disabled list when eligible because he continues to experience post-concussion symptoms, according to manager Walt Weiss. That’s very discouraging news for Morneau, whose career was previously..." May 21

  • Nick Hundley's home run lifts Rockies to a victory over the Phillies

    Denver Post "When Rockies catcher Nick Hundley touched home plate after hitting the go-ahead home run Tuesday night, he was cool and composed. When he reached the dugout, he unleashed a torrent of emotions as his teammates welcomed him with open arms. Hundley's solo homer off reliever Justin De Fratus..." May 20

  • Rockies Option Drew Stubbs, Recall Brandon Barnes

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rockies have optioned struggling outfielder Drew Stubbs to Triple-A, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports (Twitter links). Taking his place on the active roster is Brandon Barnes. Stubbs, 30, avoided arbitration with a $5.825MM contract this year — his final before hitting the open market...." May 20

  • Rockies place Corey Dickerson on 15-day DL, recall Ben Paulsen from Triple-A

    Purple Row "Colorado Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson, who is dealing with plantar fasciitis, will be placed on the 15-day disabled list before the team's game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, according to's Thomas Harding. The Rockies will recall first baseman/outfielder Ben Paulsen..." May 19

  • Learning experience: Phillies' winning streak reaches 6

    CSN Philly "A week ago, the Phillies had the worst record in baseball. After Monday night’s 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field, they are riding a six-game winning streak, the longest in the National League (see Instant Replay). The winning streak, the team’s longest since taking seven in a..." May 19

  • 5d
    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies lineup vs. #Phillies

  • Rockies injury updates on Tulowitzki, Dickerson, De La Rosa, Lyles

    Denver Post "Rockies trainer Keith Dugger was a very busy man Sunday morning before the Rockies played the Dodgers. He’s trying to got Troy Tulowitzki, Jorge De La Rosa and Corey Dickerson back on the field. And trying to get right-hander Jordan Lyles ready for his start on Monday against the..." May 18

  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen back in old role, form in closing out 1-0 victory against Colorado

    Orange County Register "When it looks like it did Sunday, Kenley Jansen’s stuff is fantastically hard to hit. In his first save chance in seven months, the reinstated closer blew biting cutter after biting cutter past the Colorado Rockies in a dominant display at Dodger Stadium to complete a 1-0 victory. Mike..." May 18

  • 7d
    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies LHP Jorge De La Rosa just jogged to test the left groin he injured last night. Looked comfortable. Now stretching.

  • 7d
    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    #Rockies lineup vs. #Dodgers. Tulo still out.

  • 7d
    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    #Rockies Stubbs in for Dickerson, who's left foot injury (plantar fasciitis) has flared up again.

  • Jorge De La Rosa dominant in the Rockies' win over the Dodgers

    Denver Post ""I Love L.A." That Randy Newman ditty blares out of the speakers at Dodger Stadium every time the home team wins. The Rockies have been forced to listen to the song — a lot — having lost 10 of their last 11 games to the Dodgers at Chavez Ravine. But not Saturday night. Behind a..." May 17

  • Rockies' John Axford looks up to his little man

    Denver Post "Rockies closer John Axford stands 6-foot-5 and weighs 220 pounds. He throws a 96 mph fastball and has 120 career saves. He has nothing on Jameson, his toddling 2½-year-old son. "Jameson is ... um ..." Axford said, his voice cracking and tears pooling in his eyes. "Let's try this again,"..." May 17

  • Rockies GM Jeff Bridich blasts media, has no plans to trade Troy Tulowitzki

    Denver Post "Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich lambasted reports about a possible Troy Tulowitzki trade Friday, calling the recent talk a "media production." The club's first-year GM, whose team broke an 11-game losing streak Thursday night with a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, reiterated that..." May 17

  • 7d
    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    #Rockies put Justin Morneau on 7-day DL with neck strain and concussion symptoms. 7-day because of concussion protocol

  • Troy Tulowitzki exits with tight left quad, is day-to-day "Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Friday's loss to the Dodgers after his third inning at-bat because of tightness in his left quadriceps. The Rockies announced that he is day-to-day. "It just got tight when I was running down the line, so we felt it was better to play it safe..." May 16

  • 8d
    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki left tonight's game with left quadriceps tightness

  • Sharp Kershaw finally gets 100th career win as Dodgers beat Rockies

    Orange County Register "Before Friday’s game, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly scoffed at the idea that something has been lacking in Clayton Kershaw’s performances this season. “I don’t feel there’s a big corner that he has to turn,” Mattingly said of the reigning National League MVP and Cy Young Award winner who toted..." May 16

  • Rockies beat Dodgers, end 11-game losing streak

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez made a huge statement Thursday night at soggy Dodger Stadium. Stuck in a horrific slump, the Rockies' right fielder unleashed a two-out, three-run homer to right field off closer Yimi Garcia in the ninth inning, stunning the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-4. CarGo's special delivery,..." May 15

  • Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki talks about trade rumors, his future in Colorado

    Denver Post "Seeking to quiet growing trade rumors and put his baseball future in perspective, star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki emphatically said Thursday that he is not trying to force the Rockies to trade him. "Whatever happens on the Rockies' end happens, but for me to sit here and try to force my way out..." May 15

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • The 2015 MLB All-Star Game caps have apparently been leaked

    Hardball Talk "Via Phil Hecken of Uni Watch, the caps for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have apparently been leaked. Check them out below: This year’s All-Star Game is set to take place in Cincinnati. Just in case it wasn’t obvious, these caps were inspired by the pillbox hat of Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs. The..." May 15

  • MLB's culture clash, or why baseball is boring

    Vice Sports "Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago White Sox cracked a home run Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds and made a big show of flipping his bat. He saluted the gods, rounded the bases with his arms out as if he were an airplane, and when he crossed home? He leaped into the crowd, giving fans a chance to..." May 15

  • Angels Walk-Off 2-1 After 11 Innings

    Halos Heaven "Thus begins the reign of mayhem. This game delivered both excitement and frustration, but in the end, it was more one than the other. Now it's even hard to remember anything that happened before the top of the 11th inning, when Mike Trout charged after a deadly-looking flare to center, caught..." May 14

  • 9d
    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki, after meeting agent today, says he will not demand a trade, calls upon himself to play better to end the losing

  • Troy Tulowitzki remains unlikely for Mets

    ESPN New York "The New York Mets have not yet written off range-challenged Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop, although Ruben Tejada recently has started to chip away at least modestly at Flores’ playing time. Flores, in fact, has a team-leading four home runs. Still, the consensus among in-the-know..." May 14

  • Rockies manager Walt Weiss underwent an appendectomy surgery

    Denver Post "Colorado Rockies Manager Walt Weiss underwent an appendectomy Wednesday night, the club announced. Accompanied by Colorado Head Athletic Trainer Keith Dugger, Weiss left the ballpark Wednesday prior to Rockies' batting practice for further examination and soon thereafter underwent surgery." May 14

  • 10d
    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    RHP Chad Bettis has joined the #Rockies and will start Thursday vs. #Dodgers. RHP Eddie Butler will start Friday

  • Rockies no match for folk legend Johnny Giavotella, Angels win 5-2

    Halos Heaven "Whenever the Angels get into the habit of continually having games stay close into the later innings, you can't help but feel a little woozy. Mainly it's from the constant yo-yo'ing between leads and comebacks, our equilibrium as fans gets tweaked and every game, around the 7th inning, you really..." May 13

  • Troy Tulowitzki mulls asking Rockies for trade

    New York Post "One of the most vital moments of this season will occur Thursday at a breakfast meeting in Los Angeles between Troy Tulowitzki and his longtime agent, Paul Cohen. The two will decide whether it is time to ask Rockies management for a trade. “To say that it is not a possibility would be..." May 13

  • Turner's pinch-hit home run keys Dodgers rally during victory in snowy Colorado

    Orange County Register "Neither rain nor sleet nor snow – and the Dodgers experienced all of it this weekend at Coors Field – could keep them from the completion of their appointed rounds. A day that began with 4 inches of snow covering the field ended with Justin Turner’s two-run pinch-hit home run sparking a..." May 11

  • 14d
    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    5/10 @Rockies lineup vs LAD Blackmon RF LeMahieu 2B Tulowitzki SS Arenado 3B Rosario 1B Hundley C Stubbs CF Ynoa LF De La Rosa P

  • 14d
    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Game called.

  • Dodgers get rain-shortened victory over Rockies

    Orange County Register "The rain stopped long enough for the only pitch that really mattered at Coors Field on Friday night. That was the ceremonial first pitch tossed by 2-year-old Jameson Axford to his father, Rockies pitcher John Axford. Jameson made the throw from a wheelchair in front of the pitcher’s mound. The..." May 09

  • Game 2: Robbie Ray's debut solid, D-Backs win

    Arizona Republic "LHP Robbie Ray threw well in his Diamondbacks debut, giving up just one run in six innings to help the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 and complete a sweep of Wednesday's doubleheader. Paul Goldschmidt and David Peralta each drove in two runs, and Tuffy Gosewisch added three..." May 07

  • Diamondbacks explode for 13 runs in first game vs. Rockies

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks set a season high with 13 runs scored and tied a season high with 18 hits as they rolled to a 13-7 win over the Colorado Rockies in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader at Coors Field. Right-hander Josh Collmenter worked into the eighth inning and the Diamondbacks were..." May 07

  • MLB commissioner remains open to 154-game schedule

    Sporting News "In his first year as commissioner, Rob Manfred already has overseen an improvement in pace of play on the field. Might he be up for shortening the length of the season, too? Manfred certainly appears open to the possibility. At a news conference Wednesday night in Houston, Manfred indicated..." May 07

  • Rockies pitcher Adam Ottavino undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Denver Post "Rockies pitcher Adam Ottavino underwent Tommy John surgery Thursday morning to replace a torn ligament in his throwing elbow, he said. He will miss the rest of the season. "I feel fine," he said. "Everything went as expected." Ottavino was scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews in..." May 07

  • Rockies vs. Diamondbacks is postponed; doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday

    Denver Post "Tuesday night's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies at Coors Field has been postponed because of rain. The game will be made up after the originally scheduled 1:10 p.m. Wednesday game. The second game of the doubleheader will begin approximately 20-30 minutes after the..." May 06

  • Rockies turn to John Axford to fill closer role left by Adam Ottavino

    Denver Post "John Axford had been away from the Rockies for nearly two weeks because he had more pressing concerns. Namely, helping care for his 2½-year-old son, Jameson, who was fighting his way back to health from a rattlesnake bite suffered when the Rockies were in spring training. When Axford did return..." May 06

  • Adam Ottavino says he's facing Tommy John surgery for right elbow

    Denver Post "Rockies closer Adam Ottavino on Monday revealed he will likely face season-ending Tommy John surgery to repair an injured right elbow. Ottavino was put on the disabled list last week with what the team called right triceps inflammation. But after consulting with team doctor Thomas Noonan, it..." May 04

  • Bats continue to carry load for Padres

    San Diego Union-Tribune "With James Shields fronting their pitching staff – their hurlers throwing half their games in (what used to be) a pitcher’s haven, no less – the Padres don’t figure to lead the league in homers allowed for long. Good thing A.J. Preller built this offense to carry the load for a change. Three..." May 04