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Rockies announce plans for massive new video board for Coors Field
Rockies announce plans for massive new video board for Coors Field

By: - 0 10 hr ago

The Colorado Rockies’ rise into a playoff chase this season, they hope, will propel the club into contention for several years. On Wednesday, they...

Still in thick of wild-card race, Rockies lose third in row 
Still in thick of wild-card race, Rockies lose third in row 

By: - 0 13 hr ago

SAN FRANCISCO — Jonathan Lucroy is confident the Colorado Rockies will find their swagger again, and fast. Their playoff hopes depend on it. If the...

Rockies can't hold lead against Giants, see wild-card lead shrink
Rockies can't hold lead against Giants, see wild-card lead shrink

By: - 0 Yesterday

SAN FRANCISCO — Carlos Gonzalez could have let the ball drop and watched Hunter Pence end the game with a hit. Instead, with the Rockies playing five...

Greg Holland drops ball on Padres' squeeze, Rockies lose
Greg Holland drops ball on Padres' squeeze, Rockies lose

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

DENVER — Rockies closer Greg Holland stretched as far as he could, getting his glove on Matt Szczur as the Padres baserunner dove across the plate....

Rockies rout Padres 16-0, gain ground in Wild Card race
Rockies rout Padres 16-0, gain ground in Wild Card race

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 16, 2017

DENVER — Tyler Anderson pitched six innings in his first start since returning from left knee surgery, Charlie Blackmon set an NL season record for...

Pollock, Martinez lead Godley, Diamondbacks over Rockies
Pollock, Martinez lead Godley, Diamondbacks over Rockies

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

PHOENIX — A.J. Pollock had four RBIs for the second straight day, J.D. Martinez homered for the 10th time in 11 games and the Arizona Diamondbacks...

Pollock has 4 RBIs, Corbin pitches D-backs past Rockies
Pollock has 4 RBIs, Corbin pitches D-backs past Rockies

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

PHOENIX — A.J. Pollock homered and drove in four runs to back another strong outing by Patrick Corbin, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado...

Gonzalez homers twice, Rockies beat Diamondbacks again
Gonzalez homers twice, Rockies beat Diamondbacks again

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

PHOENIX — Carlos Gonzalez, heating up for the stretch run after a subpar season at the plate, homered twice and the Colorado Rockies won their sixth...

Colorado Rockies release 2018 schedule
Colorado Rockies release 2018 schedule

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017

As the Colorado Rockies try to hold on to a playoff spot to cap the 2017 season, the first glimpse of the 2018 campaign has come into view on Tuesday....

Arenado's 4 RBIs drive Rockies past Diamondbacks 
Arenado's 4 RBIs drive Rockies past Diamondbacks 

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

PHOENIX — Nolan Arenado's tie-breaking three-run home run in the eighth inning powered the Colorado Rockies to a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks...

Rockies' Freeland leaves game after being struck by liner 
Rockies' Freeland leaves game after being struck by liner 

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

PHOENIX — Colorado Rockies starter Kyle Freeland was struck by a line drive near his left shoulder and neck and left a game against the...

NL West-leading Dodgers lose 10th in a row, Rockies romp
NL West-leading Dodgers lose 10th in a row, Rockies romp

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers lost their 10th straight game for their worst skid in 25 years, routed by Mark Reynolds and the...

Sky Sox squander chance to advance, force decisive Game 5 against Memphis Redbirds
Sky Sox squander chance to advance, force decisive Game 5 against Memphis Redbirds

By: Brent W. New - 0 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

A night that could have ended in celebration provided a momentary feeling of anguish for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. After nearly giving away a...

Rockies overcome 4-run deficit, beat Dodgers
Rockies overcome 4-run deficit, beat Dodgers

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

LOS ANGELES — DJ LeMahieu doubled home the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on...

Nolan Arenado's blast helps Rockies rout Kershaw, Dodgers
Nolan Arenado's blast helps Rockies rout Kershaw, Dodgers

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 8, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Even Clayton Kershaw couldn't revive the wilting Dodgers. Nolan Arenado hit a three-run homer off a laboring Kershaw and the Colorado...

Joe Panik's 5-hit night guides Giants to blowout win over Rockies 
Joe Panik's 5-hit night guides Giants to blowout win over Rockies 

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 7, 2017

DENVER — Joe Panik saw everything in virtual slow motion. That's how locked in he was at the plate. The San Francisco second...

Sky Sox lose playoff opener

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

MEMPHIS, TENN. : Nate Orf delivered the first Sky Sox postseason RBI in 20 years, but three Memphis home runs gave the Redbirds a 4-1 win in game one...

Woody Paige: How the next 9 games could make or break the Colorado Rockies' playoff chances
Woody Paige: How the next 9 games could make or break the Colorado Rockies' playoff chances

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

Historically, an anguished soul would be forced, as corporal punishment, to pass through parallel rows of soldiers who would strike out with switches...

Story, Arenado help Rockies hold off Giants
Story, Arenado help Rockies hold off Giants

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 5, 2017

DENVER — Trevor Story homered, Nolan Arenado picked up his major league lead-tying 112th RBI with a double as part of a four-run sixth and the Colorado...

Gonzalez draws winning walk in 9th, Rockies beat Giants 4-3
Gonzalez draws winning walk in 9th, Rockies beat Giants 4-3

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 4, 2017

DENVER— Carlos Gonzalez drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the ninth, and the Colorado Rockies halted a four-game skid by beating the San Francisco...

Rockies' Desmond plays shortstop for 1st time since 2015 
Rockies' Desmond plays shortstop for 1st time since 2015 

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 4, 2017

DENVER — Ian Desmond will play shortstop for the first time in nearly two years Monday for the Colorado Rockies. Desmond hasn't played the position...

D-backs lean on Corbin, Martinez in 6-2 win over Rockies
D-backs lean on Corbin, Martinez in 6-2 win over Rockies

By: 0 Sun, Sep 3, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Getting off to a quick start, at the plate and on the mound, has fueled the Arizona Diamondbacks' late season surge. Patrick Corbin...

David Ramsey: Sky Sox, who often stumbled, are soaring in the twilight of Triple-A in Colorado Springs
David Ramsey: Sky Sox, who often stumbled, are soaring in the twilight of Triple-A in Colorado Springs

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Sep 1, 2017

In the twilight of their Triple-A run in Colorado Springs, the Sky Sox (also known as the Lame Ducks) have developed into a powerful, entertaining...

Rockies begin September in thick of playoff picture 
Rockies begin September in thick of playoff picture 

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 31, 2017

DENVER — Nolan Arenado doesn't let much of anything slip from his Gold Glove grasp. So that's how he's approaching the playoff chase heading...

Sky Sox face complicated roster question with playoffs on horizon
Sky Sox face complicated roster question with playoffs on horizon

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Aug 31, 2017

In yet another entry in the why-must-everything-be-so-complicated dilemma in a year full of them for the Sky Sox, now comes the potential ransacking of...

Colorado Springs teams chipping in with Harvey relief effort
Colorado Springs teams chipping in with Harvey relief effort

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Local teams are chipping in on hurricane relief. The Sky Sox will raffle off items in Saturday’s game, including a team-autographed base, glove,...

Paul Klee: One subtle lineup change can lift scuffling Colorado Rockies into playoffs
Paul Klee: One subtle lineup change can lift scuffling Colorado Rockies into playoffs

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Aug 30, 2017

DENVER — Don’t move Chuck. Don’t touch a hair on Blackmon’s chinny chin-chin — or the Missouri-approved mullet, for that matter. When fire burns as...

Verlander propels Tigers with arm, bat in win over Rockies
Verlander propels Tigers with arm, bat in win over Rockies

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 30, 2017

DENVER — Justin Verlander felt a little fatigue in the back of his shoulder and called it a day early. Nothing to be concerned about or anything, he...

Arenado hits 3-run shot for 30th HR, Rockies top Tigers
Arenado hits 3-run shot for 30th HR, Rockies top Tigers

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 30, 2017

DENVER — Nolan Arenado capped a four-run seventh inning with his 30th homer, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 on Tuesday night....

Castellanos, Zimmermann lift Tigers to win over Rockies 
Castellanos, Zimmermann lift Tigers to win over Rockies 

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 28, 2017

DENVER — Nicholas Castellanos had three hits, including a two-run triple, and Jordan Zimmermann rebounded from early trouble to help the Detroit Tigers...

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