Tuesday May 14
Six Under-the-Radar MLB Relievers Who Are Absolutely Filthy
You don't always need big names to get big results out of your bullpen. Sometimes a few unsung heroes will do the trick.
Mon May 13, 2013
Monday Rockpile: The 2013 Rockies are the 2012 Broncos
When it comes to beating the bad teams on the schedule and failing to get over the hump against the good ones, Denver's baseball team is behaving almost exactly like its football team.
Sun May 12, 2013
Rockies 8, Cardinals 2: De La Rosa masterful, offense finally breaks out
Jorge De La Rosa threw seven scoreless innings and flirted with a no-hitter going 6.2 innings before giving up a single to David Freese.
Fri May 10, 2013
San Francisco Giants: Can the Colorado Rockies Steal the Division Crown?
Over a month into the MLB season, there is a surprise contender hovering near the top of the National League West: the Colorado Rockies .
Thu May 09, 2013
New York Yankees
Nunez not quite ready to return
Shortstop Eduardo Nunez is unlikely to be ready to play Thursday. He did some light throwing and went through some motions as if taking ground balls Wednesday and said he felt better but still "a little tight." Manager Joe Girardi said, "He went out and tried to do some stuff, and it's still not quite where it needs to be." Nunez did not attempt to ... (more)
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Colorado Rockies - PlayerWatch
RHP Juan Nicasio labored through another start. He threw 60 pitches in the first three innings to continue a season-long trend.
Wed May 08, 2013
Major League Baseball
Citing lineup limitations, Girardi hits pitcher eighth
Pitcher David Phelps batted eighth and catcher Austin Romine ninth Wednesday as manager Joe Girardi, who has had to write out some unusual lineups due to a slew of injuries, took a more radical approach.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi juggles lineup, bats David Phelps in No. 8 spot
When Joe Girardi was in between managerial jobs, working as a broadcaster in 2007, he picked the brain of venerated manager Tony La Russa.
New York Post
Yankees' Robertson ready to return
Before batting practice Tuesday David Robertson said he was going to test the left hamstring by playing catch and if all went well was hopeful to throw off a mound.
Tue May 07, 2013
De La Rosa outduels Kuroda, Rockies beat Yanks 2-0
Despite a stellar start from Hiroki Kuroda, the Yankees lost their fifth straight game at Coors Field, dating to an interleague series in 2002.
Highlighting the Rockies' 2009 draft class
Last week, I took a look at what made the 2009 draft so exceptional for the Rockies Organization.
The Miami Herald
Which surprise teams will have staying power?
It's early in the Major League Baseball season, but only two teams favored in the preseason to win their divisions - the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants - are sitting in first place.
Mon May 06, 2013
Colorado Rockies' bullpen has met or exceeded expectations
Colorado Rockies Matt Belisle warms up his arm before pitching batting practice during Spring Training in Scottsdale.
Middle-relief trio bridging the gap for Rockies
On many teams, middle relief is a good place to hide. Pitching games that are out of reach either way, or to try to end a long extra-innings game when a sizeable contingent of fans have gone to bed is no way to make a name.
Monday Rockpile: Managing the bullpen
In an effort to keep their starting pitchers healthy, the Rockies are trying to limit the number of pitches they throw.
Sun May 05, 2013
Helton back in Rockies' lineup
First baseman Todd Helton came off the 15-day disabled list Sunday and was in the Rockies' lineup.
Fri May 03, 2013
Game Wrap: Rays 7, Rockies 4: Rockies go down in tenth to lose home opener
It is sort of like the Rockies offense forgot that baseball games go nine innings, instead of five.
Series Preview: Colorado Rockies
The Rays will take on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field this weekend and although the weather will not be warm and balmy it will most certainly be better than the cold damp windy rainy snowy conditions the Rays faced on Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon in Kansas City.
Thu May 02, 2013
Juan Nicasio falters, but Rockies' bullpen stars in series-clinching win over Dodgers
Juan Nicasio might need a minor league tuneup after failing to pitch more than five innings for the fifth consecutive start.
Wed May 01, 2013
De La Rosa unable to find form as Rockies fall
The lead that Carlos Gonzalez gave De La Rosa with a first-inning solo homer evaporated quickly, and the Dodgers dunked De La Rosa with six runs and 11 hits, including a Hanley Ramirez home run, en route to a 6-2 victory at Dodger Stadium.