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7 hrs ago | New York Post
As a symbol of where they are in their rebuilding effort and the growing strength of their farm system, Mets officials have told their Rockies counterparts if Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez are ever made available, they want in on the action.
RBI machine Justin Morneau went on the disabled list Monday with a neck strain. Four-time All-Star Troy Tulowitzki joined him there Tuesday with a hip flexor strain.
If it wasn't clear that Carlos Gonzalez was pressing before, the Rockies right fielder made it painfully apparent by slamming down his bat in frustration after yet another strikeout in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Nationals.
Today's lineup looks more like a spring training split-squad game, but such are the ravages of 2014.
Normally it would be a shock for fans to see shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez each getting hurt in such a short period of time, but with the unbelievable amount of injuries to Rockies, it's just par for the course this season.
Other than that, not much went right for the Colorado Rockies in a 7-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
Doug Fister won his last two starts before the break by giving the Nationals seven innings, including an outing in which he limited the Rockies to three runs in Washington.
Chris Stewart had his biggest day as a member of the Pirates today, going 2-for-4 with two doubles and a RBI.
Last week I looked at the Rockies ' position players and the conclusion was that the team was fairly well set other than possibly upgrading catcher and the infield bench.
Bad fundamental baseball offensively and another subpar performance from the bullpen wasted Brett Anderson's best start in a Rockies uniform.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki grimaces as he walks back to the dugout after grounding out to end the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Saturday, July 19, 2014.
Travis Snider's pinch-hit double in the eighth scored Neil Walker to spark the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Taking advantage of the Colorado Rockies' bullpen, Pittsburgh scored two runs in the eighth inning to secure a 4-2 win at PNC Park in their first game after the All-Star break.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:30 pm
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