Colorado Rockies

Blackmon HRs, but D-backs strike Senzatela
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Zack Godley pitched like a veteran in his first career start at Coors Field as the D-backs took the rubber game, 10-3, from the Rockies on Thursday afternoon. After a Charlie Blackmon solo home run to lead off the first, Godley settled in to keep the Rockies off the scoreboard again until the eighth.

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Rox rookie pitchers wobble vs. D-backs
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The Rockies’ young starting rotation, which had been one of the team’s biggest bright spots nearly halfway through the season, hit a bump in the road against the D-backs.

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Rockies activate Anderson, option Estevez
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Before Thursday’s game against the D-backs, the Rockies activated left-hander Tyler Anderson from the 10-day disabled list and optioned reliever Carlos Estevez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

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Blackmon, DJ stay aggressive atop lineup
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Tell Rockies leadoff hitter Charlie Blackmon that on-base percentage is crucial for a leadoff hitter, and he’s fine with that. But the theory that walks are a primary route to the bases?

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Qualls on track after feeling fine in 'pen session
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Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Chad Qualls felt normal during a 20-to-25-pitch bullpen session Wednesday and expects to be ready by June 28 — when he is eligible to return from the 10-day disabled list.

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Top pick Vilade signs, 'ready to be a Rockie'
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Newly signed second-round pick Ryan Vilade had Rockies connections before he was drafted earlier this month. Vilade, 18, an infielder from Stillwater (Okla.) High School, grew up around the game thanks to the coaching career of his father, James.

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Senzatela looks to continue home success
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Rockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela on Thursday will make his first career start against the D-backs and his ninth at Coors Field, where he is 7-1 and has a 3.68 ERA. The D-backs counter with right-hander Zack Godley, who is also making his first start against the Rockies.

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Rockies sunk by D-backs' huge inning
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The D-backs’ game-turning, record-setting, fourth-inning rally Wednesday night began with a Brandon Drury two-run double that elicited businesslike fist bumps. By the end of a 10-run, nine-hit frame that led to a 16-5 victory over the Rockies at Coors Field, there was triumphant high-fiving and skipping in the dugout.

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Hoffman to learn from rough 9-run inning
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Rookie right-hander Jeff Hoffman lost the touch with his pitches and found himself on dubious pages of the Rockies’ record book.

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CarGo continues to rake against Greinke
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On Tuesday night, Carlos Gonzalez put his signature on a Zack Greinke changeup by blasting it 449 feet to dead center for his longest homer of the year during the Rockies’ 4-3 victory over the D-backs at Coors Field.

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Rockies agree to terms with top pick Vilade
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The Rockies announced Wednesday that they had agreed to terms with their top Draft selection, infielder Ryan Vilade from Stillwater (Okla.) High School, whom they selected in the second round with the No. 48 overall pick.

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Hot stretch puts Rockies atop Power Rankings
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Is the NL West a reincarnation of the NL Central of two years ago? That was the year that the Cardinals won the division with 100 victories, followed by the Pirates (98), and the Cubs (97). There was a lot of tsk-tsking inside the industry — wasn’t it a shame that one of these elite […]

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