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Monday | Purple Row

Rockies prospects: Kyle Freeland getting stretched out, Asheville...

The Rockies' 2014 first- and second-round picks were on the hill Sunday, pitching to mixed results.

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Related Topix: Sports, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Purple Row

Rock mining week 16: where to start rebuilding?

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado, Jorge De La Rosa, Brett Anderson

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Colorado Rockies

Rockies look for resurgence after shaky first half

The Rockies hoped their returns would spur a resurgence for a club that was leading the National League West briefly in May before injuries took hold.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Wilin Rosario, Jorge De La Rosa, Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Purple Row

Saturday Pebble Report: Jayson Aquino and Alex Balog each have their best start of the season

Friday was mostly about what happened on the mound, but a couple of big names in Asheville were also up to their usual tricks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jayson Aquino, Baseball Players, Christian Friedrich, Pedro Hernandez, Tim Wheeler, Matt McBride

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Purple Row

Rockies prospects: Kyle Parker homers, Tyler Anderson done in by bad defense

Rockies outfield/first base prospect Kyle Parker hit his 10th home run of the season for Triple-A Colorado Springs on Sunday, a solo shot in the second inning against former Rockie Clayton Mortensen in the Sky Sox' 7-2 loss to Omaha.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kyle Parker, Clayton Mortensen, Rob Scahill, Jayson Aquino, Rosell Herrera

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Purple Row

Rock mining week 14: a season to rival 2012

With the injuries mounting and the losses piling up, I have decided to torture myself and you the reader by comparing this season to the horrible 2012 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nolan Arenado, Baseball Players, Jorge De La Rosa, Jhoulys Chacin, Troy Tulowitzki, Boone Logan

Deep Left Field

Cleveland Indians Days of Future Past: Vidal Nuno

Jun 27, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Vidal Nuno pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a game at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Cleveland Indians, Vidal Nuno, Baseball Players, New York Yankees

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Colorado Rockies

After six weeks on DL, Arenado back in lineup

A team in desperate need of a jolt officially activated their resident sparkplug on Thursday, with Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado rejoining the Rockies to start the four-game series against the Dodgers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Dodgers

Greinke to start for contending LA vs. Rockies

The Dodgers will continue their fight for first place in the National League West with a four-game series that starts on Thursday in Colorado, where the Rockies have been struggling.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers

Purple Row

Rockies Prospects: Nicasio wins one, Arenado progresses, McMahon homers

Take heart; he isn't far off. Nolan Arenado continues to rehab in Colorado Springs with great success, as he went 3 for 5 with a double in yesterday's 9-7 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Nolan Arenado, Tim Wheeler, Jayson Aquino, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

Isportsweb.com

Life as a Colorado Rockies fan

When you hear New York Yankees, what do you think of? Championships, Steinbrenner, Jeter? What about the St. Louis Cardinals? Overachievers, winners, consistent? What about the Colorado Rockies? The Colorado Rockies have once again begun their annual descent to the bottom of the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Charlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies, Jorge De La Rosa

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Colorado Rockies

Friedrich hit early, Rockies can't recover

Friedrich managed 3 1/3 innings and gave up five runs on five hits and four walks in a 7-1 loss to the Nationals at Nationals Park in front of 26,033.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies

Sports Media 101

Attention Colorado Rockies: It's Time for Jon Gray

Rockies 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Colorado Rockies as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Chad Bettis, Tyler Matzek

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Denver Post

Jhoulys Chacin moves to 15-day DL, 10th Rockies player on list

Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin of the Colorado Rockies pauses between batters as he works against the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field on June 23, 2014 in Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Chad Bettis

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Purple Row

Rock Mining Week 13: Taking on water

Last week I asked if this team could hold on until top players returned from injury or if this '14 Rockies ' season was already sunk.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jhoulys Chacin, Chris Iannetta, Drew Pomeranz, Colorado Rockies

Denver Post

Saunders: Numbing numbers tell the tale of Rockies' slide

Words alone can't describe the disaster of the Rockies' 2014 season. So I figured some numbers crunching could help paint the picture as the season nears the halfway point: 90: The number of wins team owner Dick Monfort predicted.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado, Jorge De La Rosa

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Sports Media 101

The Colorado Rockies Midseason Awards: Pitchers

Rockies 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Colorado Rockies as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Rex Brothers, Baseball Players, Jorge De La Rosa, Tommy Kahnle

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Purple Row

Friday Pebble Report: Juan Nicasio knocked around in Colorado Springs

Juan Nicasio pitched the opener of the Sky Sox doubleheader, allowing six runs on nine hits in six innings, walking a pair and striking out five.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Arismendy Alcantara, Kyle Parker, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Colorado Rockies

Rehab start 'close' for Arenado after progress

Arenado took fielding practice against live hitting, hit off a tee and completed a front toss batting drill at Miller Park before the Rockies' Thursday night game against the Brewers.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Purple Row

The dirty dozen: Colorado's 12 starting pitchers in 2014

This afternoon, Yohan Flande will be the twelfth starting pitcher to take the hill for the Colorado Rockies this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Jorge De La Rosa, Dexter Fowler

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