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Rockies fall to Tigers as Justin Verlander pitches eight innings

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Completing eight innings for the first time this season, Verlander limited the Rockies to two run on eight hits as the Tigers won 4-2.
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Rockies lineup cold again in loss to Cubs

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Charlie Culberson's heated reaction at the end of the Rockies' 3-1 loss to the Cubs on Thursday was telling.
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Kiszla: Dan O'Dowd can help the Colorado Rockies by resigning

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — As major-league baseball's trade deadline passed, Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd did nothing to help his team, mired in last place of the National League.
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Rockies drop 3 of 4 in Chicago after 3-1 loss to Cubs

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — CHICAGO — On a day when contenders shook up the baseball world at the trade deadline, the Rockies stood still.
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MLB trade tracker: A's win Jon Lester sweepstakes; more deals

Denver Post (Staff and wire reports) — Major League Baseball's trading deadline is at 2 p.m. MT, and a flurry of moves and reported deals have already gone through.
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Colorado Classics: Dave Elmore, owner of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox

Denver Post (Irv Moss The Denver Post) — It was time for someone to give Dave Elmore a pat on the back, and the Pacific Coast League stepped up and did the honors Saturday at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs.
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Saunders: Rockies' 16-inning loss to Cubs provided old-fashioned charm

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — In the grand scheme of things, the Rockies-Chicago Cubs 16-inning game Tuesday night at Wrigley Field was just a baseball footnote. After all, the Rockies have the worst record in the National...
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Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez sits out game against Cubs with injuries

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Carlos Gonzalez's season of misery continues. The Rockies' right fielder didn't start Wednesday's game against the Cubs.
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Rockies return favor with extra-inning win against the Cubs

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Bleary-eyed from their 16-inning bender on Tuesday night, the Rockies desperately needed a pick-me-up on Wednesday. They got their first dose from lefty starter Brett Anderson. They got a...
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Rob Scahill recalled by Rockies from Triple-A; Cristhian Adames sent down

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — The Rockies recalled right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill from Triple-A Colorado Springs and optioned infielder Cristhian Adames, the team announced Wednesday. Scahill will be available Wednesday...
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Rockies fall to Cubs in 16 innings; longest game in team history

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The Rockies and the Cubs, the two teams with the worst records in the National League, played a 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute marathon that began Tuesday night and finished in the wee hours of...
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Boone Logan is healthy, rested and ready to go

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Logan healthy, rested and ready CHICAGO — Now, maybe, finally, lefty Boone Logan is ready for his Rockies close-up.
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Kiszla: Can the Rockies get better? It's as easy as 1, 2, 3 steps

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Tulowitzki told me this month in a calm voice and plain English: He doesn't want to finish his career as Todd Helton, a local baseball hero who toiled 17 seasons in Denver without winning a...
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Rockies activate Justin Morneau, Boone Logan from DL, recall Cristhian Adames

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — The Rockies activated infielder Justin Morneau and left-handed pitcher Boone Logan on Tuesday from the 15-day disabled list, the team announced.
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Look for Jorge De La Rosa and Brett Anderson to stay put

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Left-handers Jorge De La Rosa and Brett Anderson are the Rockies' two best pitchers, and are scheduled to be their highest-paid pitchers in 2015. Plus, the Rockies have already dropped out of...
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Rockies open road trip with loss to Cubs at Wrigley Field

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Colorado's record is now 43-62, with the Cubs a half-game better at 43-61. The Rockies have lost seven straight on the road.
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Rockies catcher Michael McKenry looks back a year at tough injury

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Michael McKenry walked up to bat against the Pirates last week under hearty applause from Pittsburgh fans. A few moments later, after he homered deep down the left-field line, he crossed the plate...
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Frei: Rockies' fading season shouldn't escape more scrutiny

Denver Post (Terry Frei The Denver Post) — Inside the Coors Field gates Sunday, fans accepted the afternoon's promotional giveaway. With noticeable haste, many pulled the purple Colorado jersey out of the clear covering to check the name...
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Rockies winning streak snapped with loss to Pirates

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Franklin Morales, a converted middle reliever starting for the Rockies while they wait for injuries to subside, struggled. He gave up six hits and two runs, and walked five, over just four innings.
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Troy Tulowitzki at Yankees Stadium in New York fuels more trade rumors

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Troy Tulowitzki at Yankee Stadium on Sunday talking in a Derek Jeter game. (@MLBFanCave photo via Twitter)Troy Tulowitzki showed up at Yankee Stadium on Sunday to catch the New York-Toronto game.
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Blog Articles

Rockies vs. Tigers preview: Let's hope designated hitter helps Colorado's offense

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — At least the Rockies will have an extra hitter during their unenviable series in Detroit. The Rockies are certainly at a pitching disadvantage on Friday, when they open their series against ...
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Meet the Colorado Windu Rockies

Purple Row (Russ Oates) — Perhaps in the sense of Mace Windu falling out the window of Chancellor Palpatine's office and into the oblivion of the Coruscant cityscape. (We don't actually know what happened to his body!) ...
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Learn about the Tigers: A Q&A with Rob Rogacki of Bless You Boys

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — The Rockies are rolling into Detroit for a series with the Tigers. Rob Rogacki of Bless You Boys gives us a primer on the Central leading team. Are they any good? SPOILER: yeah. 1. First...
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Friday Rockpile: 'Trade deadline schmrade deadline' says Bill Geivett, paraphrased

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — All quiet on the western front for the Colorado Rockies. Rockies drop 3 of 4 in Chicago after 3-1 loss to Cubs - Denver Post Patrick Saunders spends his recap of yesterday's anemic loss...
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Rockies prospects: Jordan Lyles, Tyler Anderson and David Dahl star on Thursday

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — It was a good day for several of the Rockies' top prospects as well as teams in the farm system as a whole. AAA - Colorado Springs Sky Sox 6, Nashville Sounds 0 (7 innings) Nashville Sounds...
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Cubs 3, Rockies 1: Trade-free Colorado loses road series to Chicago

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — To most MLB cities, this was MLB Trade Deadline day. For the Rockies, it was a normal Thursday. Like many Thursdays this season, the end result was a loss. To most MLB cities, this was MLB Trade...
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With Trade Deadline inaction, Rockies prove unable to adjust to changing scenarios

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Despite massive changes to the club's short-and-long-term fortunes in 2014, the Rockies front office has decided to persist with a plan that is no longer viable. As was expected, the Rockies ...
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Purple Dinosaur Podcast No. 20: No rebuilding mode ever

Purple Row (Purple Dinosaur Podcast) — What is a trade deadline? We have just about reached the MLB non-waiver trade deadline and the Rockies appear poised to do absolutely nothing since, you know, they're only 19 games under .500....
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Jorge De La Rosa trade rumors: Royals inquiring about RockiesĀ LHP

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — Should the Rockies trade the best pitcher in Coors Field history to the Kansas City Royals? The Kansas City Royals have inquired about Colorado Rockies LHP Jorge De La Rosa in the hours...
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Rockies designate Ryan Wheeler for assignment

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The Rockies removed Wheeler from the 40-man roster to create room for their 14th starting pitcher of 2014. The Rockies on Thursday designated minor league infielder Ryan Wheeler for...
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Rockies prospects: Rosell Herrera perfect at the plate

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Herrera is quietly heating up. Meanwhile, a Grand Junction infielder nearly hit for the cycle and the Rockies' 2014 second-round draft pick was impressive. Rockies infield prospect Rosell...
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Thursday Rockpile: As Deadline Day arrives, Rockies look like they're standing pat

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — With the trade deadline upon us, essentially all of the rumors about the Rockies center on who they will not trade, rather than who they will. Rockies' focus on short-term future at Trade...
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Rockies win 6-4 (10 innings): Yes the bullpen blew it, but they still came out on top

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — Brett Anderson relentlessly worked out of trouble, and a 10th inning rally bailed Tommy Kahnle and Drew Stubbs out Well it wasn't pretty. It wasn't stress free. It required extra innings and some...
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Rockies' Gonzalez out with sore ankle; Pedro Hernandez starts Thursday's game

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Rockies' outfielder Carlos Gonzalez remains hobbled by a sore right ankle and tendinitis in his left knee. He was not in the starting lineup Wednesday night.
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Game Preview: Can we please win a game against the lousy Cubs?

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — Seriously. One game. They are the Cubs. The Rockies have now lost two consecutive games against the Cubs, a team they are battling for not-last place in the National League. It feels like three...
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Rockies Prospects: Tapia homers and Graeter walks off in wild Asheville win

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — Every Rockies farm club lost yesterday but the Asheville Tourists, who must be so much fun to watch. Raimel Tapia, Ashley Graeter lead Tourists to 10-8 victory Raimel Tapia, my friends, is a...
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Wednesday Rockpile: Trade deadline rumors, Chicago marathon aftermath

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — The Rockies and Cubs both played the longest game in franchise history last night. Unlike the last "longest game in franchise history", the Rockies were not victorious. Also, trade deadline news,...
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Rockies trade rumors: Yankees interested in Brett Anderson

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The Evil Empire needs another decent pitcher if it plans to make a run to the postseason, but that guy likely isn't going to be Anderson. In the category of "news that isn't really news," the ...
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Rockies trade rumors: Colorado standing pat as deadline approaches

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Another trade deadline approaches, and I expect to see the Rockies once again let it pass by without much happening. Hooray! Last year around this time, I wrote about Colorado at the MLB trade...
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Cubs 4, Rockies 3 (16 Innings): Rockies drop longest game in franchise history in humiliating fashion

Purple Row (RhodeIslandRoxfan) — This one will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Perhaps we'll look back on this 4-3 loss someday and smile. Maybe this is the step the baseball gods had to take to ensure that the Cubs ...
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