ROCKIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rogue Squirrel Interrupts Play During Phillies-Rockies Game (Video)

Squirrel commentary was a thing during Saturday night’s Philadelphia Phillies-Colorado Rockies game. During the third inning, a squirrel ran onto the infield at Coors Field, causing play to be stopped multiple times and hilarity to ensue. The players and umpires stood and watched until it was a safe distance away from the action, and the television announcers had a field day...
Via NESN.com
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Michael Cuddyer day-to-day for Rockies

The Rockies are hoping to avoid a DL stint for one of their regular players. Michael Cuddyer led off the top of the seventh inning at Petco Park against San Diego with a 1-1 Baltimore chop. It was fielded at short and Cuddyer was thrown out, but as he crossed the bag, he grabbed at his hamstring area, prompting immediate worry. The 35-year old outfielder went straight to the clubhouse...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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DraftKings – Top O’ The Morneau To You

So I've been leading with pitchers all the time. That shizz is seriously gonna get boring fast. And believe me, I've been married for basically 10 years so I know boring. I ain't playin' DraftKings to feel like all I got is top or bottom! TMI? Yeah, TMI...but I'm gonna do things a little differently because I feel like it. And because Justin Morneau is feeling...
Via Razzball
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Rockies' Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) is day-to-day

Michael Cuddyer, who got right back into action after colliding with a wall in San Diego on Tuesday, left Thursday afternoon's game in the 7th inning with a cramp in his left hamstring, reports Thomas Harding of MLB.com. (Video here). Cuddyer was replaced in right field by Brandon Barnes, as the Colorado Rockies defeated the San Diego Padres 3-1. He expects to be out of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Franklin Morales states his case for staying in the rotation for Colorado Rockies

Franklin Morales was great on Thursday.It wasn't the typical gem, but it still qualifies as one.With the eyes of the Denver sports world waiting for the Avalanche's incredible come from behind win, Franklin Morales was quietly stating his case for a permanent spot in the Colorado Rockies starting rotation.For some reason, when Morales pitches, the sense of confidence and...
Via Rockies Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin will make second rehab start on Friday

The Colorado Rockies have started the season with a 7-8 record, although third in runs scored and at the top in several other offensive categories. The problem is with a pitching staff that is 27th in ERA and 21st in quality starts. Help could be on the way before long, as right-hander Jhoulys Chacin is set to make his second rehab start on Friday. As reported by Thomas Harding...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Not time to hit the panic button on De La Rosa

It is not that pitching has always been the Colorado Rockies Achilles’ heel. As an organization the Rockies have just simply always had to work differently with pitchers than other franchises. Pitching at altitude has mentally derailed many young Rockies prospects. Young, promising, pitchers have often been know to wilt under the unique circumstances of pitching at Coors Field...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Ryan McMahon- Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies have two pitching prospects who get all the publicity. Jon Gray and Eddie Butler will soon headline the Colorado rotation, but pitching isn’t the only thing they have stockpiled in their system.The Rockies are known for drafting/signing quarterbacks; Seth Smith, Todd Helton and Russell Wilson are just a few names that come to mind. Now you can add Ryan McMahon...
Via The MLB Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio shows that he has taken huge steps forward for the Colorado Rockies

Juan Nicasio showed his huge steps on Tuesday night.One pitch Juan.That is what would have been an appropriate nickname for Colorado Rockies starter Juan Nicasio in 2013. The right-hander threw his four seemed fastball literally 95 percent of the time. After being rushed to the big leagues, it was the only pitch that was good enough to use at the big league level.On Tuesday night...
Via Rockies Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Rockies' Anderson posts broken finger on Instagram

Rockies pitcher Brett Anderson is going to be out for 4-6 weeks after breaking a finger. It wasn't while pitching, but during one of the many really productive at-bats pitchers tend to have. How broke was it?Take a look at his X-ray.Now go ahead and say "Ouch!" while looking at your finger and be glad that isn't your hand. Loading...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Another heartbreaking loss for the Colorado Rockies in first game of set at Petco Park

Jordan Lyles struggled the second time through.A fan of the Colorado Rockies without chunks of hair missing might not be a real fan.Year-in and year-out, the Rockies head west on their charter plane only to watch their record and spot in the standings plummet. It is inexpiable. On Monday night in San Diego, one of the few visiting parks where the Rockies play well, Colorado blew...
Via Rockies Review
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Michael Cuddyer injured after collding with outfield wall

Colorado Rockies All-Star right-fielder Michael Cuddyer left under his own power after colliding with the outfield wall in tonight's game against the San Diego Padres. Cuddyer, who won the NL batting title in 2013, apparently injured his right arm or elbow as he was chasing down a triple hit by the Padres' Alexi Amarista.Sports Injury Alert will provide more information as...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson lands on DL, water is wet

It isn’t baseball season until Brett Anderson lands on the disabled list. Sure enough, the Rockies placed him there yesterday due to a broken finger. Anderson out likely 4-6 weeks. Morales expected to replace him. Awful luck for anderson — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) April 13, 2014 Anderson suffered the injury while hitting, which just goes to show what a great idea it was for Colorado...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies make the postseason if…

Every fan begins the season with the highest of hopes. How high were mine? If you missed my case for the Rockies winning the NL West this year, you can get caught up here. Now that the Opening Day glamour has rubbed off, it’s time to face reality. For the Colorado Rockies, an NL West crown is not happening this year. For starters they could be the worst team in their division and...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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