Rockies Rumors & News

  • Omar Infante comes through as Royals streak past Rockies

    Kansas City Star "On the plane ride into Colorado, as Monday evening segued into Tuesday morning, Ned Yost celebrated his 60th birthday. His team arrived at its hotel at 2 a.m. He awoke the next morning still the steward of a first-place club and a manager suddenly incapable of missteps. He crafted his Royals..." August 20

  • Carlos Gonzalez has knee surgery, may miss start of spring training

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez said "everything went perfect" with surgery on his left knee Monday in Vail, but the Rockies outfielder might be looking at a rehab that will make him late for spring training. Gonzalez will be in a walking brace for three weeks with limit mobility. And his rehab will take..." August 20

  • Cuddyer hits for second career cycle

    MLB.com "At the start of Spring Training, before the disabled list became the place to find the Rockies' stars, Michael Cuddyer was more than just a fine example of cerebral hitting. His batting practice became team policy. As the rounds go, specific swings are devoted to specific situations. Move a..." August 18

  • Rockies retire Helton's No. 17 jersey

    USA Today "Todd Helton brought the crowd at Coors Field to its feet again Sunday when the Colorado Rockies retired the No. 17 jersey of their longtime first baseman. Helton, a career .316 hitter, retired after last season following a stellar 17-year career, all with the Rockies. He is the first player in..." August 17

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    Rockies PR @RockiesPR

    #Rockies roster moves: Cuddyer reinstated from DL, Brooks Brown recalled, Tommy Kahnle placed on 15-day DL (R Shoulder inflammation)...

  • Broken water main near Coors postpones game

    MLB.com "Saturday night's Rockies-Reds game was postponed because of a broken water main at 20th and Blake -- the intersection where Coors Field is located. The Denver Office of Emergency Management requested the game be postponed at about 6:50 p.m., or about 40 minutes after the scheduled start time...." August 17

  • Reds' 9th inning rally salvages Cueto's effort againt Rockies

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Johnny Cueto has almost singlehandedly kept the Reds from completing drifting out of the contention. Consider: The Reds are 10-17 since the All-Star Break. They are 5-1 in his starts. He had not lost since July 2. He is 7-0 with a 2.24 ERA since that loss. Cueto and the Reds beat the..." August 16

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    Colorado Rockies @Rockies

    #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki had successful surgery on his left hip today.

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    Rockies PR @RockiesPR

    #Rockies LHP Franklin Morales will not start tonight, expecting the birth of his child. Matt Belisle will start in his place

  • Charlie Culberson belts three-run HR to give Rockies 7-3 win over Cincinnati

    Denver Post "The post-Tulo part of the Rockies 2014 season started Thursday at Coors Field with a welcoming barrage of bat shards and a bombed home run. Charlie Culberson, Colorado's backup everything utilityman, entered the Rockies lineup playing shortstop in place of Josh Rutledge. That sentence alone..." August 15

  • CarGo to have surgery on left knee on Monday

    MLB.com "One day after Troy Tulowitzki's season officially came to an end, the Rockies' next injury domino fell Thursday night as the team announced Carlos Gonzalez will undergo surgery on his left patella tendon on Monday. The operation will be performed by Dr. Tom Hackett in Frisco, Colo. Expected..." August 15

  • Padres Sweep Rockies In Slugfest

    Gaslamp Ball "The Padres sure seem unstoppable right now. The offense is clicking, making up for the (very minor) shortcomings of pitching, and the defense has hung so many stars lately that you could make an accurate model of the Milky Way. Tonight's highlight is certainly Rymer Liriano's towering home run..." August 14

  • Troy Tulowitzki to undergo season-ending surgery on left hip

    Yahoo! Sports "The Colorado Rockies season of misery and discontent seems to be without boundaries. With each new day comes a new low, and the latest blow to their battered pysche came on Wednesday when it was reported that All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will undergo labral repair surgery on his left hip..." August 14

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez is likely done for the season after playing in just 70 games

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki is done for the season and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is likely done, too, after playing in just 70 games. The Rockies' outfielder underwent another examination Wednesday on his aching left knee. The MRI revealed more damage than a previous test, so Gonzalez will consult with..." August 14

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14

  • Padres score fourth consecutive win with 4-1 decision over Rockies

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A distinct flavor has permeated the Padres’ clubhouse in recent days. It can be heard among teammates bonded by the universal language of baseball. It can be seen among baseball players with a shared flair for the game. Tuesday, it was visible at nearly every quadrant of the Petco Park field...." August 13

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: #Rockies sign RHP Josh Roenicke to minor league deal. He will head to AAA Colorado Springs.

  • Anderson slated for back surgery Thursday

    MLB.com "Rockies left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson will undergo surgery to repair a disk in his lower back Thursday in Phoenix, head athletic trainer Keith Dugger said Monday. Anderson left an Aug. 5 start against the Cubs after three innings with back pain, and the issue did not improve with rest and..." August 12

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies LHP Brett Anderson has bulging disk at L4-L5, will consult with AZ spine surgeon Dr. Chris Young Monday. Likely gone for year.

  • Carlos Gonzalez lands on disabled list with knee issue

    Hardball Talk "MLB.com beat writer Thomas Harding reports that the Rockies have put outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with left knee tendinitis. It’s yet another dagger in what has been a highly frustrating season for the dynamic 28-year-old. CarGo needed surgery in early June to remove a..." August 10

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies OF Carlos Gonzales's locker is all packed ... For a trip to the DL (left knee tendinitis) ... Expect 1B Ben Paulsen to replace

  • Diamondbacks erupt in 8th inning to top Colorado Rockies

    Arizona Republic "Trevor Cahill turned in another strong outing, Mark Trumbo broke out of his long-ball slump and the Diamondbacks scored their second consecutive win, beating the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field on Saturday. Arizona held just a 5-4 lead entering the bottom of the eighth, most of it on the..." August 10

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    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    ICYMI: #Rockies @CarGoMedia5 out of lineup again

  • Rockies' Brett Anderson gets MRI, team fears he's done for season

    Denver Post "Bad news continues to haunt the Rockies. Left-handed starter Brett Anderson, who left Tuesday's game against the Chicago Cubs in the fourth inning because of back spasms, is still in a great deal of discomfort. He already is on the 15-day disabled list and the fear now is that the back..." August 09

  • Diamondbacks hold on to defeat Colorado Rockies at home

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks rebounded from a disappointing sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals to score a series-opening win over the Colorado Rockieson Friday at Chase Field. After failing to put together a complete effort against Kansas City, the Diamondbacks were able to line up pitching and..." August 09

  • Javy Baez hits two HRs in Cubs win over Rockies

    Chicago Sun-Times "Rookie Javier Baez hit two more homers and drove in four runs Thursday, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Colorado Rockies 6-2. Along with his home runs, the Cubs’ 21-year-old prized prospect had an RBI single to back rookie Kyle Hendricks (3-1). Baez homered in his major league debut..." August 08

  • Rockies cruise by the Cubs in support of Jordan Lyles' return

    Denver Post "As Matt Belisle warmed up in the Rockies bullpen Wednesday at Coors Field, readying to replace Jordan Lyles, he was interrupted by the falling ball walloped off the bat of Carlos Gonzalez. These three things — starter, reliever, slugger — weaved together Colorado's most complete game in more..." August 07

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07

  • Troy Tulowitzki says "something needs to change" with Rockies before 2015

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki, who ramped up his rehabilitation Wednesday with a full round of batting practice, said that the Rockies' fall to the bottom of the National League should force the team into changes before next year. "I think that's why I came out numerous times and said I want to win,"..." August 07

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    Nick Groke @nickgroke

    Arenado took a foul ball off his thigh. He said he felt fine. Just a bruise. Weiss went with Culberson for tag-up speed. @THEgreatMOLErat

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    Nick Groke @nickgroke

    Brett Anderson "does not look good right now," Walt Weiss says. Looking like a DL situation with a back injury. http://t.co/eqAtoSq7fK

  • Debuting Javy Baez hits winning HR as Cubs beat Rockies 6-5

    Chicago Sun-Times "Even after saying Sunday that Javy Baez should be promoted to the majors ‘‘soon,’’ shortstop Starlin Castro was as surprised as anyone else that the Cubs did it Monday. ‘‘I said, ‘Wow, I said something and he comes up right away,’ ’’ Castro said. So who does Castro-damus say is coming..." August 06

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

  • Jordan Lyles is happy to be back in rotation

    Denver Post "Right-hander Jordan Lyles hasn't pitched since the fourth inning of a June 4 game against Arizona at Coors Field. That's when he fractured a bone in his left hand while covering a play at the plate. Lyles never thought he'd be out of action this long, but he finally gets to start again..." August 04

  • Detroit's Anibal Sanchez strikes out 12 in shutout of Colorado

    Michigan Live "It doesn't matter what jersey he's wearing. Anibal Sanchez owns the Colorado Rockies. Sanchez -- who was 3-0 as a Marlin but had never faced the Rockies as a Detroit Tiger -- pitched seven shutout innings Sunday in a 4-0 win over Colorado. Sanchez (8-5) retired the first seven batters he..." August 04

  • Detroit 11, Colorado 5: David Price watches as Rick Porcello improves to 13-5

    Detroit Free Press "David Price has a big challenge in front of him. Help the Tigers to the world title? Well, yes. But before that he faces a different uphill climb: Catching up to Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello for most wins on the Tigers staff. Price arrives with an 11-8 mark. Porcello joined Scherzer in a..." August 03

  • Michael Cuddyer, Rockies outfielder, making more progress

    Denver Post "Michael Cuddyer hung out around the batting cage Friday at Comerica Park, just itching to jump in and take his hacks. That will have to wait a few more days. The Rockies are being cautious as Cuddyer recovers from a broken left shoulder socket. But last year's National League batting..." August 02

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    Rockies PR @RockiesPR

    Carlos Gonzalez left tonight's game vs. #Tigers after reaggravating his right ankle sprian.

  • Detroit 4, Colorado 2: Rajai Davis delivers for Justin Verlander, Tigers

    Detroit Free Press "Rajai Davis got tested often early as the Tigers’ new center fielder. He had a big game defensively and went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Davis and Ezequiel Carrera, who was called up from Triple-A Toledo on Thursday, could end up sharing time in center field after Austin Jackson..." August 02

  • Jake Arrieta pitches seven strong in Cubs’ 3-1 win over Rockies

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jake Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. Arrieta (6-2) allowed one run and three hits in his first victory since June 30 at Boston. The 6-foot-4 right-hander has a 1.73 ERA in his last 11 starts, holding..." August 01

  • Baker, Cubs beat Rockies in epic marathon

    Chicago Tribune "This wasn’t your traditional beer shower that the Chicago Cubs’ players performed early Wednesday morning to commemorate the first major league victory for backup catcher John Baker. “Beer, chocolate milk, hair gel, shampoo, body wash, and I got some more beer,” Baker said in describing the..." July 30

  • Rockies planning to keep 41-year-old closer LaTroy Hawkins

    CBSSports.com "The Rockies briefly talked to the Pirates and a couple others about Colorado's 41-year-old closer LaTroy Hawkins, but with the market limited and Colorado interested in picking up Hawkins' option, the Rockies are planning to keep the righty reliever." July 30

  • Tulo begins road to return after medical procedure

    MLB.com "Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said Monday's medical procedure, which involved needle therapy in his injured left hip flexor, was painful, but he said he'll get back to movement activities on Wednesday after resting Tuesday. Tulowitzki was in Philadelphia with noted sports physician Dr...." July 30

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    On Troy Tulowitzki: Teams have called Rockies to express interest, source confirms, but team has no plans to move him -- at least, not now.

  • Pirates believed to be interested in Hawkins

    MLB.com "The Rockies don’t appear to be willing to make a major trade at Thursday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, but interest could pick up in a smaller deal for closer LaTroy Hawkins. The Rockies won the first two games against the Pirates this weekend by big margins, so Hawkins was not forced into a..." July 28

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Rios’ six-team no-trade list, per @MDGonzales: #Yankees, #DBacks, #Rockies, #Royals, #Astros, #Athletics.

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies 1B Justin Morneau will go to @Skysox Mon. It could be 2 games but if all goes well he'll push to be activated Tues. vs. #Cubs

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies LHP Boone Logan (diverticulitis) can't face hitters at Coora because it's Family Day. Will do rehab for @Skysox Monday.