Jake Peavy brings a veteran presence to the mound at Coors Field when he faces the Rockies in the middle game of a three-game set Wednesday. The Giants right-hander has almost as many starts against the Rockies (22) as Colorado starter Jordan Lyles has innings pitched against the Giants (26 1/3).
Rockies rookie right-handed pitcher Jon Gray, who pitched a solid and pain-free 4 2/3 innings for Class A Advanced Modesto on Sunday in his first injury rehab start, will make another for Modesto on Friday as he completes his comeback from an abdominal strain he suffered in Spring Training.
Tuesday night’s 7-2 loss to the Giants gave left fielder Gerardo Parra a couple of chances to show off the throwing arm that helped him to two Rawlings Gold Glove Awards and led the Rockies to sign him for three years and $27.5 million. But he needed to capitalize on the second to make up […]
The Giants swatted three two-out, two-run homers — one by Hunter Pence in the fifth and two by Trevor Brown, in the sixth and eighth — to defeat the Rockies, 7-2 , at Coors Field on Tuesday night.
The Rockies’ biggest offseason activity featured a series of moves to bolster their bullpen. Five games into the season, the need for a deep, resilient relief corps could not be more evident for Walt Weiss’ club.
Sometimes things happen that remind us why we love this sport the way we do. Maybe that’s ultimately what Rockies shortstop Trevor Story and Astros first baseman Tyler White represent.
It wouldn’t be accurate to say right-hander Chad Bettis was so tired of hearing criticism of the Rockies’ starting rotation during the season’s first week that it inspired his solid work in Sunday afternoon’s 6-3 victory over the Padres at Coors Field. He’d had enough before the season began.
After being outscored 29-9 in the first two games of the series, there was nothing the Rockies needed more than a quality start. Chad Bettis gave it to them and more on Sunday, pitching seven innings and allowing only two runs (one earned) on six hits and no walks for a 6-3 win.
After hitting a Major League-record seven home runs in the first six games — not only of the season, but of his career — Rockies rookie shortstop Trevor Story was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday.
The Giants and Rockies square off for the first time in 2016 for a three-game National League West showdown at Coors Field starting Tuesday night. Coming off an intense four-game set with the rival Dodgers, the Giants will come in a little refreshed from a day off.
After a lopsided pair of games to open the series at Coors Field that saw the Padres outscore the Rockies, 29-9, the two teams reined it in as Colorado took the finale, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon behind five home runs and the club’s first quality start of the season from Chad Bettis.
Trevor Story has done it again. The Rockies’ shortstop hit his seventh home run in the bottom of the eighth inning of Sunday’s 6-3 win over the Padres, setting the Major League record for most home runs through a team’s first six games of a season. Story’s home run gave Colorado a 5-3 lead.