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Rockies would be wise to study Rays' revolutionary use of relief pitcher
Rockies would be wise to study Rays' revolutionary use of relief pitcher

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 1 hr ago

If any team ought to take note of Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash’s creative use of the bullpen, it’s Colorado. This weekend the Rays used reliever...

Brandon Crawford stays hot, homers in Giants' win over Rockies

By: - 0 8 hr ago

SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Crawford credited a tip from Giants teammates Pablo Sandoval and Gregor Blanco for helping get his season turned around at the...

Brandon Belt's tiebreaking 3-run shot lifts Giants over Rockies
Brandon Belt's tiebreaking 3-run shot lifts Giants over Rockies

By: - 0 11 hr ago

SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Belt is going back to basics this year, and it's paying off for the San Francisco Giants' slugger. "The main thing, just...

Woody Paige: Rockies are in contention thanks to pitching, no really
Woody Paige: Rockies are in contention thanks to pitching, no really

By: Woody Paige - 0 Yesterday

On a Saturday afternoon 45 miles from Wine Country, when the Rockies could have grabbed first place in the National League West, at least for a few...

Keon Broxton leads Sky Sox to victory with four hits in potential breakout performance
Keon Broxton leads Sky Sox to victory with four hits in potential breakout performance

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

Keon Broxton went 4-for-4 in what the Sky Sox hope to be a breakout effort and Colorado Springs used a six-run seventh to top Memphis 10-5 on...

Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants
Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Carlos Gonzalez has played in San Francisco so many times over the past decade that dealing with seagulls swirling over the outfield...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox game postponed due to heavy rain Tuesday
Colorado Springs Sky Sox game postponed due to heavy rain Tuesday

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Tuesday evening’s scheduled 6:40 p.m. contest between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Oklahoma City Dodgers at Security Service Field has been...

Jordan Lyles comes within 5 outs of Padres' first perfect game
Jordan Lyles comes within 5 outs of Padres' first perfect game

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO — Right-hander Jordan Lyles came within five outs of the first perfect game in San Diego Padres history before allowing a single to Trevor...

Parra's 3-run homer lifts Rockies to win over Padres
Parra's 3-run homer lifts Rockies to win over Padres

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO — After hitting a go-ahead, three-run homer, Gerardo Parra was just as happy that rookie Noel Cuevas went deep for the first time. "It's...

Brewers rookie Freddy Peralta goes from Colorado Springs to dominating Rockies
Brewers rookie Freddy Peralta goes from Colorado Springs to dominating Rockies

By: - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

DENVER — Pedro Peralta cries every time his son Freddy pitches, and watching him make his major league debut was certain to bring tears. Young Freddy...

Kyle Freeland, Trevor Story lead Rockies to shutout win over Brewers
Kyle Freeland, Trevor Story lead Rockies to shutout win over Brewers

By: - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

DENVER — Kyle Freeland and Trevor Story helped the Colorado Rockies bounce back nicely from one of their toughest losses of the season. Freeland...

Freeland, Story lead Rockies to 4-0 win over Brewers
Freeland, Story lead Rockies to 4-0 win over Brewers

By: 0 Sun, May 13, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland and Trevor Story helped the Colorado Rockies bounce back nicely from one of their toughest losses of the season. Freeland...

Rockies squander 6-run lead, lose to Brewers
Rockies squander 6-run lead, lose to Brewers

By: - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

DENVER — Manny Pina got everything he wanted out of his last-ditch swing. Pina hit a tying two-run homer with two outs in the ninth and Travis Shaw...

Brett Phillips returning to Sky Sox as Brewers make room for Woodruff
Brett Phillips returning to Sky Sox as Brewers make room for Woodruff

By: - 0 Fri, May 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned outfielder Brett Phillips to Triple-A Colorado Springs to make room on the roster for right-handed...

Chacin contains his former team, Brewers beat Rockies
Chacin contains his former team, Brewers beat Rockies

By: - 0 Thu, May 10, 2018

DENVER — Lorenzo Cain homered on the first pitch of the game, Jhoulys Chacin kept his former team in check into the sixth inning and the Milwaukee...

Angels emphatically end Colorado Rockies' six-game winning streak
Angels emphatically end Colorado Rockies' six-game winning streak

By: - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

DENVER - Rene Rivera had a big hand in this win even if it was tender and sore after the game. It's not every day a catcher gets hit by two foul tips...

Woody Paige: Colorado Rockies roll over Angels, Shohei Ohtani as they rock May
Woody Paige: Colorado Rockies roll over Angels, Shohei Ohtani as they rock May

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

Rockmay. It doesn't quite have the same ring as Rocktober, but the Rockies embrace the means and the way. With the 4-2 victory Tuesday night over...

Gray's 7 shutout innings lead Rockies past Angels
Gray's 7 shutout innings lead Rockies past Angels

By: - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

DENVER — Jon Gray continued Colorado's strong stretch of starts with seven scoreless innings, and the Rockies beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on...

Ian Desmond hits 2 HRs as Rockies win 5th in row, beat sagging Mets
Ian Desmond hits 2 HRs as Rockies win 5th in row, beat sagging Mets

By: - 0 Mon, May 7, 2018

NEW YORK — Ian Desmond's home runs helped more than the Colorado Rockies. They also benefited a cause that means a lot to him. Desmond hit a pair of...

Nolan Arenado hits 2 HRs to back Tyler Anderson, Rockies pound Cubs
Nolan Arenado hits 2 HRs to back Tyler Anderson, Rockies pound Cubs

By: - 0 Wed, May 2, 2018

CHICAGO — Nolan Arenado got the rout started when he lined a fastball off the roof of a club room beyond the shrubs in center field. From there, the...

Rockies snap Cubs' 5-game win streak with victory
Rockies snap Cubs' 5-game win streak with victory

By: - 0 Tue, May 1, 2018

CHICAGO — Charlie Blackmon and David Dahl opened the game with consecutive homers off Kyle Hendricks, and the Colorado Rockies cooled off the Chicago...

Lester helps Cubs beat Rockies for 5th straight win
Lester helps Cubs beat Rockies for 5th straight win

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 30, 2018

CHICAGO — Javier Baez committed a costly error, and Kris Bryant booted a ball in the sixth inning. The Chicago Cubs bounced into a pair of double plays...

Rockies place 2B DJ LeMahieu on DL with hamstring injury
Rockies place 2B DJ LeMahieu on DL with hamstring injury

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 30, 2018

CHICAGO — The Colorado Rockies have placed second baseman DJ LeMahieu on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain and activated...

Chen wins first start in nearly a year beating Rockies 4-1
Chen wins first start in nearly a year beating Rockies 4-1

By: 0 Sat, Apr 28, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — Wei-Yin Chen has waited a long time to get back on the mound in a major league game. He looked right at home. Chen pitched into the...

Strong start for Sky Sox shortstop Mauricio Dubon has him, and his country, waiting for historic call-up
Strong start for Sky Sox shortstop Mauricio Dubon has him, and his country, waiting for historic call-up

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Apr 28, 2018

Another hit dropped on Saturday for Mauricio Dubon. And with it, the anticipation surely amped up to another level in his native Honduras. Dubon, who...

Sky Sox visitors: Prospects to watch during upcoming series with Omaha (Kansas City Royals)
Sky Sox visitors: Prospects to watch during upcoming series with Omaha (Kansas City Royals)

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Omaha (Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals) visits Colorado Springs for a five-game series starting Wednesday against the Sky Sox. Here’s a...

Trevor Story's power, Kyle Freeland's arm help Rockies hammer Padres
Trevor Story's power, Kyle Freeland's arm help Rockies hammer Padres

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 25, 2018

DENVER — Kyle Freeland's left heel throbbed after being hit by a liner. The pain actually helped him bear down and make some of his best...

Padres score 9 runs in 7th inning, beat Rockies
Padres score 9 runs in 7th inning, beat Rockies

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

DENVER — Carlos Asuaje homered and had a career-high four RBIs, Franchy Cordero went deep during a nine-run seventh inning and the San Diego Padres...

Arenado out in game-ending replay reversal, Rockies' comeback falls short against Cubs
Arenado out in game-ending replay reversal, Rockies' comeback falls short against Cubs

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

DENVER — Nolan Arenado broke for home the moment Brandon Morrow's bases-loaded pitch bounced to the backstop. Arenado wound up causing an unusual...

Rockies place Carlos Gonzalez on 10-day DL
Rockies place Carlos Gonzalez on 10-day DL

By: - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. The Rockies also...

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