Colorado Rockies

Rox scratch Rusin due to finger inflammation
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The Rockies scratched lefty Chris Rusin from Friday’s scheduled start against the Athletics because of inflammation of the left middle finger, manager Walt Weiss said.

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Breaking down the Rockies' 2016 Top 30 Prospects
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The Rockies bolstered an already-strong system last year with a Draft that included the prep hitter (shortstop Brendan Rodgers) and pitcher (right-hander Mike Nikorak) with the highest ceilings available. Then a Troy Tulowitzki trade that netted a trio of strong-armed righties headlined by Jeff Hoffman.

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CarGo's extra cargo no cause for concern
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Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez worked out with several current and future football stars in Orlando, Fla., but he insists he didn’t develop the type of muscle that inhibits a baseball player.

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Gray set on earning spot in Rockies rotation
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After getting the message that the Rockies were counting on him this season, right-hander Jon Gray figured he’d better show up at camp with increased confidence. He displayed just that in two scoreless innings in a 6-3 loss to the D-backs in the Cactus League opener on Wednesday.

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Arenado's double gets Rox going vs. D-backs
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Welington Castillo homered among his two hits as the D-backs defeated the Rockies, 6-3, in the Cactus League season opener on Wednesday at Salt River Fields.

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Matzek aims to overcome shaky spring debut
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Left-hander Tyler Matzek’s first game in a Rockies uniform since last May was rough — allowing three runs, including a Welington Castillo homer, two walks and a wild pitch without an out in a 6-3 loss to the D-backs in the Cactus League opener on Wednesday.

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Paulsen hungry to be in first-base combo
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After battling a concerning weight loss as last season progressed, Rockies first baseman Ben Paulsen has passed the eye test so far this spring.

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Rockies' young hurlers impress early in camp
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Rockies pitching coaches decided not to fill the heads of their pitching prospects with strategy and advice for intrasquad games on Monday and Tuesday. Instead, they took notes and enjoyed what they were writing.

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Rockies raising outfield fences at Coors Field
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The Rockies announced Tuesday that two sections of the outfield fence at Coors Field will be raised ahead of Colorado’s April 8 home opener.

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Arenado: Tulo 'wrong' in remarks about Rox
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Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado paused in a carpeted hallway with walls decorated with glorious photos and motivational phrases in purple lettering on beetle-kill wood. Arenado reacted to the question of the day — whether former teammate Troy Tulowitzki was correct in his charge that Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is too nice a […]

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Chatwood gets good reviews after intrasquad test
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This is the thanks Rockies right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood gets from prospect Ryan McMahon?

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Oberg trying to translate '15 into season-long role
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Call 2015 an accelerated learning program for Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Scott Oberg.

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