TORONTO (AP) — If Major League Baseball needs to squeeze more games into a condensed season without exhausting pitching staffs, perhaps this idea could get tossed into play: seven-inning...
Let's play two? Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black would be down for doubleheaders.
Maybe even a couple a week.
That might be a necessity to make up games once a baseball season...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado left-hander Kyle Freeland has a new look this spring as he attempts to move past his struggles from 2019.
Freeland worked in the offseason to take a small...
DENVER (AP) — Unhappy All-Star sluggers — 1. Impactful free agents signed — 0.
That's the score for the Colorado Rockies' situation heading into what could be a tense spring training....
DENVER (AP) — There was left-hander Kyle Freeland discussing his new, pause-free delivery. And there was shortstop Trevor Story hinting at agreeing to a $27.5 million, two-year deal that he really...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Scott Oberg and the Colorado Rockies agreed Wednesday to a $13 million, three-year contract with a club option for 2023 that could make the deal worth $21 million...
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have promoted Darryl Scott to bullpen coach.
Scott replaces Darren Holmes, who's been in the role since 2015. Colorado is coming off a 71-91 season in...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Colorado rookie Tim Melville got Manny Machado to fly out in the first inning, which led to Greg Garcia being thrown out trying to score.
DENVER (AP) — Steven Brault came into the dugout after his first big league home run ready to celebrate with his teammates. Instead, they greeted him in jest with silence.
DENVER (AP) — The heart of Boston's batting order has certainly been hard to keep in the park.
Leading the way, Xander Bogaerts. On this night, anyway.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg has been treated for a blood clot in his pitching arm for the second time in his career.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Jon Gray and Miami's Sandy Alcantara matched up in a rare pitchers' duel at Coors Field.
Alcantara was good in his first outing there. Gray was better.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It has been a while since the Colorado Rockies played a game like this one.
Yonder Alonso hit his 100th career homer during Colorado's four-run sixth inning and German...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder David Dahl was upset about his latest injury, but also grateful it wasn't more severe.
"Glad it's just a high ankle sprain," the All-Star said...
DENVER (AP) — A mixture of relief and concern coursed through the Colorado Rockies' clubhoue after the loss of center fielder David Dahl to injury.
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray escaped an early jam and went on to pitch a gem — just what Colorado needed to snap a long string of subpar play.
Gray allowed three hits over eight innings to win for...
NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star outfielder David Dahl was a late scratch by the Colorado Rockies for a series opener Friday night against the New York Yankees due to a bruised left foot.
DENVER (AP) — Yuli Gurriel made himself at home at Coors Field and delivered another big hit for Houston.
Gurriel homered twice, including a go-ahead blast in the seventh inning, and also...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Colorado Rockies look nothing like the struggling squad that was 3-12 on April 14 and on its way to a long season.
They're 37-22 since that rough start, including another...
PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb.
The Rockies called up infielder Brendan Rodgers from Triple-A...
PHOENIX (AP) — Ryan McMahon and the Rockies found a way to stack hits against Arizona ace Zack Greinke, and those hits led to another Colorado victory.
DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon and Ian Desmond continued to scorch Padres pitchers, and the Rockies needed every bit of it to avoid another big meltdown.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has left Wednesday's game with a left forearm contusion after getting hit by a pitch.
DENVER (AP) — On the mound, at the plate and in the field, everything is working for the Colorado Rockies right now.
Antonio Senzatela pitched six effective innings, Nolan Arenado homered...
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story boiled down his power surge to one concise reason.
DENVER (AP) — Jeff Hoffman worked his way out of an early jam, with an assist from manager Bud Black in the form of a stern mound visit.
Hoffman weathered a tough second to pitch five solid...
DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia twirled his head to shake the water from his hair.
Turns out, it was Tapia's turn to get soaked in celebration.
DENVER (AP) — German Marquez got outs when he needed to and helped himself at the plate, too.
Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning and had a three-run double in Colorado's...
DENVER (AP) — On the eve of his next start, Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland was looking to regain his past form.
Freeland (2-5) was slated to start for Colorado on Thursday against the San...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Colorado slugged their way to a runaway win.
When Milwaukee had to adjust its pitching plans, Arenado and company pounced.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — German Marquez almost did more than merely end Colorado's losing streak. He came close to putting himself in the record book.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rockies first baseman Daniel Murphy probably will be sidelined for at least a month, Colorado manager Bud Black said Tuesday.
MIAMI (AP) — Charlie Blackmon barely got his line drive into fair territory to give Colorado the lead. Ian Desmond barely got high enough to rob Lewis Brinson of a homer and preserve that...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black isn't ready to name his opening day starter. Kyle Freeland is pitching as if he's got the job.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Trevor Story saw the Colorado Rockies' lineup and thought ahead to the regular season.
"It gives you a little excitement, maybe a little preview," the All-Star...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brendon Rodgers has had to wait for an opening in the Colorado Rockies' infield, just like Trevor Story did a few years ago.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray surprised his wife by getting his hair cut in a Mohawk style.
After Friday's efficient outing, the right-hander will likely keep it...
The Colorado Rockies are big believers in the Buddy system.
Manager Bud Black's easygoing demeanor strikes just the right chord with an up-and-coming Rockies team that's made back-to-back...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It may not seem right, but Charlie Blackmon will be in right field for Colorado this season.
Blackmon, a four-time All-Star who has anchored center field for the Rockies since 2014 and has played more games there than anyone else in franchise history, said Monday he spoke to manager Bud Black about the switch and is fine with it.
"He assured me this was going to help the Rockies win more games, and I'm all about that," Blackmon said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have hired Dave Magadan as their hitting coach after finishing with the lowest batting average in team history.
The Rockies made the move Wednesday at the winter meetings. They also said Ron Gideon, who had been on manager Bud Black's staff, will become the first base coach.
Bench coach Mike Redmond, pitching coach Steve Foster, third base coach Stu Cole, bullpen coach Darren Holmes and assistant hitting coach Jeff Salazar will remain in their roles.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Iannetta made contact, all right.
He slammed his bat over his right knee, splitting it in half after a strikeout with the potential tying run at third base in the seventh inning.
Connecting with the ball? Not so much.
It was the same old story for the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the NL Division Series: Their power-laden lineup couldn't score runs.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — German Marquez will start Game 3 for the Colorado Rockies in the NL Division Series against the Brewers.
Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell said he will likely turn to Wade Miley in the third game on Sunday unless the left-hander is needed out of the bullpen in Game 2.
The Brewers won the opener 3-2 in 10 innings.
Marquez going in Game 3 likely means that Kyle Freeland will start Game 4 if necessary on Monday at Coors Field.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Right fielder Carlos Gonzalez will hit cleanup when the Colorado Rockies try to break out of their slump in Game 2 of the NL Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The left-handed slugger moved up after hitting sixth in the order in a 3-2 loss in 10 innings in Game 1 on Thursday at Miller Park.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell says he will open the National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies with a bullpen day on the mound.
The Rockies are turning to Antonio Senzatela to start Game 1 at Miller Park on Thursday. The right-hander is 6-6 with a 4.38 ERA in 23 games, including 13 starts.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Colorado Rockies still have a shot at the postseason heading into the final week of the regular season after a three-game sweep of Arizona.
Kyle Freeland extended his unbeaten streak to 10 starts, and the Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 2-0 Sunday to stay 1½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West and 1½ games back of St. Louis for the NL's second wild card.
PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado's bid to gain ground in the NL West appeared to be in jeopardy when German Marquez gave up a leadoff double and a two-run homer in the opening inning.
The right-hander shook off those two first-pitch hits, shutting down the Arizona Diamondbacks the rest of the way in a game the Rockies needed to win.
Marquez struck out 11 in seven innings and Ian Desmond had three RBIs, lifting Colorado to a 6-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado slugger Trevor Story is receiving treatment for right elbow inflammation in Arizona, and the Rockies remain encouraged that he will return soon.
Manager Bud Black says Story was feeling better Wednesday. The All-Star shortstop may participate in some baseball activities at the team's spring training facility in Phoenix on Thursday.
Black said the team would check on Story on Friday. He is listed as day-to-day and no timetable has been set for his return.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado slugger Trevor Story has inflammation in his right elbow, but there's no structural damage and the Rockies are hopeful he can return to the lineup in a few days.
The All-Star shortstop tweaked his elbow on a throw in the first inning of an 8-2 loss to the Dodgers on Monday night and aggravated it on a swing in the fourth.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been removed from a critical game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with an elbow injury.
Story hurt his right elbow on a throw to first base in the first inning Monday night and aggravated it when he swung and missed at a pitch in the fourth. He walked a few steps up the third base line, got into a crouch and leaned on his bat as he was met by manager Bud Black and a trainer.