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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After battling a concerning weight loss as last season progressed, Rockies first baseman Ben Paulsen has passed the eye test so far this spring.
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.
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.
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 […]
This is the thanks Rockies right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood gets from prospect Ryan McMahon?
Call 2015 an accelerated learning program for Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Scott Oberg.