DENVER (AP) — Somewhere around the fifth inning, Josh Rojas began to gaze around the ball park and a particular thought dawned on him.
"I realized I'm in the big leagues right now," the...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado right-hander German Márquez left Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with what the team said was full-body cramping.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tucker Barnhart is making up for lost time.
The Cincinnati catcher hit a tiebreaking single in the sixth inning and the Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on...
Houston Astros (54-32, first in the AL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (44-41, second in the AL West)
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Wade Miley (6-4, 3.39 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 80 strikeouts) Rockies:...
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are running a little cool at second base.
That opened the door for Brendan Rodgers, the team's top prospect who's swinging a hot bat.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies reinstated infielder Daniel Murphy from the 10-day injured list before their game Wednesday against the Washington Nationals.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rockies first baseman Daniel Murphy probably will be sidelined for at least a month, Colorado manager Bud Black said Tuesday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna had always dreamed of hitting a game-ending homer, and finally did it.
Ozuna got the his first of his career in the 10th inning Monday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped Colorado's four-game win streak with a 5-4 victory over the Rockies.
"I've been working on it so many times," Ozuna said. "I was in that situation before and I couldn't get it. Today was the time."
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies added another reliever by acquiring right-hander Seunghwan Oh from Toronto for minor league prospects.
Oh was 4-3 with a 2.68 ERA in 48 appearances for the Blue Jays this season. The 36-year-old South Korean signed a $2 million, one-year contract in the offseason after two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals.
It's unclear where Oh will fit into Colorado's bullpen. The Rockies have Wade Davis as their closer and Adam Ottavino as an eighth-inning specialist.
DENVER (AP) — Tyler Anderson kept Arizona in check for six innings. Once he left, the Diamondbacks pounced on the Colorado Rockies bullpen.
David Peralta and A.J. Pollock homered in Arizona's four-run seventh inning, and the Diamondbacks beat the Rockies 5-3 on Tuesday night.
"It's good when you do something to help the team to win," said Peralta, who has 16 home runs. "You have to be ready for a mistake. I was trying to slow down the game. I was really happy."
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed offensive lineman Jerald Hawkins and tight end Jake McGee on injured reserve after they were hurt during organized team activities last week. Both players are out for the 2018 season.
The Steelers announced the moves on Tuesday. The team said Hawkins and McGee were injured on May 30.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt is going back to basics this year, and it's paying off for the San Francisco Giants' slugger.
"The main thing, just sticking with my approach, my strike zone," Belt said. "When I get a pitch in my zone I'm doing something with it."
Belt snapped a seventh-inning tie with a three-run homer and San Francisco beat the Colorado Rockies 9-5 on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado finalized $27 million, three-year contracts with right-hander Bryan Shaw and lefty Jake McGee on Friday, moves the Rockies hope will fortify their bullpen.
The 30-year-old Shaw was 4-6 with three saves and a 3.52 ERA last season for Cleveland. His 475 appearances since his 2011 debut are the third-most among relief pitchers in that span.
DENVER (AP) — All-Star closer Greg Holland has become a free agent after declining to exercise his $15 million player option with the Colorado Rockies.
Holland bolstered Colorado's bullpen this year by saving a franchise record-tying 41 games in his first season since Tommy John surgery.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright went on the disabled list with back tightness, and St. Louis put outfielder Dexter Fowler on the DL because of a strained left wrist.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Colorado Rockies, road warriors?
Ian Desmond hit his fourth home run of the season and rookie German Marquez pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the surprising Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
DENVER (AP) — Reliever Jake McGee and the Colorado Rockies agreed Friday to a $5.9 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.1 million as part of a deal that avoided salary arbitration.
He can earn an additional $200,000 in performance bonuses, $50,000 each for 40, 50, 60 and 70 pitching appearances.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyler Chatwood had two important hits, including a two-run triple, while pitching the Colorado Rockies past the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Friday night.
Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer in the second inning after Chatwood's leadoff single against Luis Perdomo. Chatwood also tripled in the seventh past a drawn-in outfield, extending the lead to 4-1.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper yelled at umpire Mike Winters and threw his helmet to the ground, leading to his ejection from the Washington Nationals' 9-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
Harper erupted after a called third strike from Winters in the 10th inning. Harper insisted a 95 mph fastball from Jake McGee (1-3) was beyond the outside corner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charlie Blackmon hit two home runs, including the go-ahead shot in the 11th inning, as the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 9-4 Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
NL MVP Bryce Harper was ejected in the 10th inning after getting called out on strikes. The Nationals star yelled at plate umpire Mike Winters from close range and threw his helmet to the ground after being tossed.
DENVER (AP) — Jake McGee was second-guessing himself after throwing a breaking pitch that cost the Colorado Rockies the game.
Pinch-hitter Tommy Joseph turned on a slider from the hard-throwing reliever to hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied past the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Friday night.
"Probably should have stuck with my best pitch, the fastball," McGee said. "But I made that pitch and I hung it over...
DENVER (AP) — Tommy Joseph hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run in the seventh inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Friday night.
Vince Velasquez (8-2) allowed two runs over six innings and won his third straight decision since coming off the 15-day disabled list with a right biceps strain on June 27. He struck out six and walked two on 98 pitches.
The Phillies snapped a five-game losing streak to the Rockies and have won eight...