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Troy Tulowitzki: Spotlight on the Blue Jays shortstop

Denver Post New Toronto Blue Jays' shortstop Troy Tulowitzki warms up before making his Blue Jays debut.
  • 14 hr 9 min ago

Saunders: Sitting down to eat with the Vin and only in '96 still stands out

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — It remains one of my fondest baseball memories. It was Sept. 17, 1996, a cold, misty Tuesday night at Coors Field. The Rockies' game against the Los Angeles Dodgers finally began after a 64-minute...
  • 14 hr 22 min ago

QBs have NFL in their pocket

Denver Post (Troy E. Renck The Denver Post) — The NFL continues to search for balance when it comes to violence. It has adopted rules forbidding spear tackles, helmet-to-helmet strikes and clotheslines.
  • 15 hr 48 min ago
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Scott Oberg needs to eliminate walks for Rockies

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Oberg, who took the loss, saw his ERA climb to 5.67. He had 21 walks and 31 strikeouts in 46 innings entering Saturday.
  • 16 hr 3 min ago

Pittsburgh Pirates remain hot, halt Rockies' rally in ninth in 4-3 win

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — PITTSBURGH — Spoiler alert.The Rockies almost mounted a shocking comeback Saturday night at PNC Park against the Pirates' iron-clad bullpen.
  • 16 hr 7 min ago

Pittsburgh Pirates remain hot, halt Rockies' rally in ninth

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Despite a solid, rebound performance by starter Chris Rusin, the Rockies lost for the 15 time in their last 20 games.
  • 17 hr 17 min ago

Story near big-league chapter

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — PITTSBURGH — Trevor Story has put in the grunt work, expanded his repertoire and slowly climbed the minor-league ladder.
  • 19 hr 58 min ago

Justin Morneau begins rehab assignment in Double-A New Britain

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Justin Morneau might play in a Rockies uniform again after all.
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Jordan Patterson's glove box growing

Denver Post (Irv Moss The Denver Post) — Jordan Patterson is a player on the move in the Rockies' farm system, and from here on when he packs his bags, he will throw in two gloves.
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Pirates show Rockies why they have NL's second-best record in 5-3 win

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — There is a reason why the Pirates keep hoisting the Jolly Roger.
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Justin Morneau to begin rehab assignment for Rockies with Double-A New Britain

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Justin Morneau is taking a big step toward a possible return to the majors.
  • 2 days ago

Rockies' Jon Gray looks to rebound against Pittsburgh

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The big-league education of Jon Gray continues Friday night at PCN Park against the Pirates.
  • 3 days ago

DJ LeMahieu hits in each order spot for Rockies

Denver Post (Stan Awtrey Special to The Denver Post) — Perhaps the only person who wasn't surprised to see DJ LeMahieu's name penciled in at cleanup Wednesday was the second baseman himself. And that's only because manager Walt Weiss tipped him off a...
  • 3 days ago

Rockies rally with four-run seventh to defeat the Braves in Atlanta

Denver Post (Stan Awtrey Special to The Denver Post) — Trailing 3-0 against Atlanta ace Shelby Miller, the uprising started with Ben Paulsen's double. He scored on a one-out single by Daniel Descalso, who was starting in place of Nolan Arenado.
  • 3 days ago

Chad Bettis solid in return from DL as Rockies win at Atlanta

Denver Post (Stan Awtrey Special to The Denver Post) — Chad Bettis made a successful return to the lineup, on the mound and at the plate.
  • 4 days ago

Carlos Gonzalez out of Tuesday's Rockies game with right knee soreness

Denver Post (Stan Awtrey, Special to The Denver Post) — Right fielder Carlos Gonzalez, who had to leave Monday's game early because of soreness in his right knee, was not in the starting lineup Tuesday.
  • 4 days ago

Chad Bettis returning to Rockies' starting rotation against Braves

Denver Post (Stan Awtrey Special to The Denver Post) — After missing more than a month with right-elbow inflammation, right-hander Chad Bettis will return to the rotation to face the Braves on Tuesday.
  • 5 days ago

Rockies have lost 12 of their last 14 games with loss to Braves

Denver Post (Stan Awtrey Special to The Denver Post) — ATLANTA — Jorge De La Rosa was done in again by an old nemesis on Monday.His struggles continued against veteran Atlanta left fielder Jonny Gomes, who went 2-for-4 with a home run and
  • 5 days ago

Jhoulys Chacin called up by Arizona Diamondbacks for first start since Rockies cut him

Denver Post Jhoulys Chacin. (Ben Margot, The Associated Press)The Rockies in a surprise move cut Jhoulys Chacin from their spring training roster in March.
  • 5 days ago

Drew Stubbs lands with the Texas Rangers on a minor-league deal

Denver Post Drew Stubbs. (Denver Post file photo)Former Rockies outfielder Drew Stubbs, who was cut by Colorado two weeks ago, on Monday signed a minor-league contract with the Texas Rangers, according to
  • 5 days ago
Blog Articles

Rockies catchers in 2015 show that bad pitch framing can be costly, but also that it's an improvable skill

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — A look at how well Nick Hundley and Michael McKenry have framed pitches in 2015. This is an article about pitch framing—maybe the first that has appeared on Purple Row this season. It is also...
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De La Rosa and the Rockies look to avoid the sweep against the Pirates

Purple Row (Jay Milnes) — Jorge De La Rosa takes the mound for the Rockies against Charlie Morton of the Pirates. The Colorado Rockies (51-76) take on the Pirates (79-49) as they look to avoid being swept. While the...
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Strong pitching on the farm priming Rockies fans for a dreamy offseason

Purple Row (Thomas Wilson) — Colorado Rockies affiliates scoreboard and recap for Friday August 28 and Saturday August 29, 2015. Friday, August 28 Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes (58-76) MILB.Com Box Col....
  • New: 4 hr 32 min ago

Kyle Kendrick to rejoin the team in what might be a six-man rotation for September

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Rockies news and links for Sunday August 30, 2015. Kyle Kendrick to start Tuesday for Rockies | MLB.com Thomas Harding reports that Kyle Kendrick will start one of the Rockies two games...
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Troy Tulowitzki: Spotlight on the Blue Jays shortstop

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Troy Tulowitzki was slumping at the time of the trade, but he got off to a fast start in his first few games wearing Blue Jays blue.
  • 14 hr 17 min ago

Nolan Arenado's poor second half continues in Rockies' latest loss

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Arenado's struggles have mirrored his team's poor overall performance. For years, the adage surrounding the Colorado Rockies has been "as their star goes, so goes the team." From 2008 through...
  • 16 hr 5 min ago

Rockies lose to Pirates, 4-3

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — A late rally wasn't enough to propel the Rockies to victory, as they lost to the Pirates 4-to-3. The Rockies lost to the Pirates 4-to-3 tonight. Things didn't start out well for Chris...
  • 17 hr 32 min ago

Chris Rusin to bounce back against J.A. Happ and the Pirates

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Nowhere to go but up after Chris Rusin's last outing. Bouncy. Bouncy is the word. I'm tasked with writing the game preview for every Saturday game. My regular writing schedule frequently...
  • 23 hr 4 min ago

Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau begins rehab assignment in New Britain

Purple Row (Carolyn Jelley) — Justin Morneau sets out on rehab assignment and hopes to return to the Rockies this season. Morneau begins rehab action in minors For the first time since May 13th, Justin Morneau played...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Gray labors; Everything else goes as expected

Purple Row (Ted Chalfen (The Ghost of Marv)) — CarGo was great, the bullpen returned to earth, and a Rockies baserunning drinking game might kill you. Jon Gray still doesn't have his first Major League decision, but that wasn't the only...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Colorado Rockies get home runs from Carlos Gonzalez, Jose Reyes, drop game to Pirates, 5-3

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — A pair of home runs were not enough for the Rockies as they lost a 5-3 game in Pittsburgh. The Colorado Rockies got home runs from Jose Reyes and Carlos Gonzalez, but could produce no other...
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Colorado Rockies starter Jon Gray looks to get back on track against Pirates

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — After a series win in Atlanta, the Rockies will look to maintain momentum against Pittsburgh. Colorado Rockies starter Jon Gray will look to bounce back from a rough outing against the Mets...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Jenny Cavnar makes National League history in the radio booth

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — Jenny Cavnar talks to Purple Row about her historic turn in the radio booth. What began as a high school dream became a groundbreaking reality on July 2, 2015, when Jenny Cavnar stepped into the...
  • 2 days ago

Where do the pitchers acquired in the Troy Tulowitzki trade fit on your summer PuRPs list?

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — We've unveiled our top 30 PuRPs list, but the voting took place before the Rockies acquired three more pitching prospects. Where do they fit? In our summer PuRPs list, we looked at the system...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies LHP Tyler Matzek talks about his return to action on Purple Dinosaur Podcast No. 58

Purple Row (Purple Dinosaur Podcast) — Matzek is back and pitching well -- and with a clear head -- in Triple-A. Anthony and Tyler talk about his road back to baseball action and much more. In as rambling and incoherent of an episode...
  • 2 days ago

The Rockies' somewhat aggressive approach with Brendan Rodgers looking like a smart move

Purple Row (Thomas Wilson) — Colorado Rockies affiliates scoreboard and recaps for Thursday August 27, 2015 Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes (58-75) MILB.com Box Albuquerque 3, Colorado Springs 1 W: Laffey (4-3,...
  • 2 days ago

Jordan Lyles rehabbing and Jon Gray eyeing a bounceback in Pittsburgh

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — News regarding two key pitchers for the Rockies Rehabbing Lyles itching to return to normal routine - Rockies .com Jordan Lyles has been rehabbing his toe, playing catch, and doing...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies prospect rankings: The full top 30 list

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Here is the full summer 2015 PuRPs list, which includes the 2015 draft class but not the prospects acquired at the trade deadline. After revealing the Purple Row community's Colorado Rockies top...
  • 3 days ago

NL West Report: How long the Diamondbacks, Padres, and Rockies have been out of the race

Purple Row (Ryan Freemyer) — It's a two-team race now, but how long has the rest of the division been out of it? As we approach the final month of the regular season, the NL West has come down to the Los Angeles Dodgers ...
  • 3 days ago

Colorado Rockies prospects: Raimel Tapia, Ryan McMahon lighting up the Cal League

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — A pair of Nuts are really shining in the CAL league. Raimel Tapia and Ryan McMahon continue to raise their stock. Modesto 13, Lake Elsinore 3 | MiLB.com Box | Raimel Tapia went 3-for-4 with...
  • 3 days ago