A pair of right-handers will face off in the finale between the Indians and the Rockies on Wednesday afternoon, as Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer and Colorado’s Antonio Senzatela will take the mound at Progressive Field.
Rockies right-hander German Marquez is beginning to make a name for himself. On Tuesday night in Cleveland, the rookie held the Indians scoreless on two hits in six-plus innings — and he stayed right with Indians two-time All-Star and 2014 American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber.
Corey Kluber went the distance on Tuesday night, buying the Indians’ offense the maximum amount of time possible to piece together a rally. The ace’s work paid off in the ninth inning, when Yan Gomes stepped up with a three-run, walk-off home run to propel Cleveland to a 4-1 victory over the Rockies.
In the wake on Don Baylor’s passing on Monday, the Rockies honored the first manager in club history by hanging a jersey with his name on the back of it in their dugout on Tuesday at Progressive Field.
Rookie right-hander Jeff Hoffman didn’t grasp the reward Sunday afternoon, but his seven-inning performance in the Rockies’ 3-2 loss to the Phillies showed that he has captured the scent of pressure pitching.
Even before Dante Bichette became one of the Rockies’ earliest stars, manager Don Baylor knew how to ignite the outfielder’s underlying confidence.
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story senses he can make a special play long before he makes the must-see highlight. Four plays in Sunday’s 3-2 loss to the Phillies wound up noted with stars on folks’ scorecards. Two were dazzlers to record an out at first base. The others prevented runs and would have been the difference […]
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber will look to continue his historic stretch when he faces off against German Marquez and the Rockies in the series opener on Tuesday at Progressive Field.
The Rockies scratched second baseman DJ LeMahieu from the lineup for Sunday’s finale against the Phillies due to a triceps injury, suffered when he was hit by a pitch in the first inning of Saturday night’s 8-5 victory.
Rockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela will return to the rotation Wednesday, and righty Tyler Chatwood will go to the bullpen, manager Bud Black said Sunday.
Cameron Rupp’s two-run double in the ninth inning handed Rockies closer Greg Holland just his second blown save in 36 chances and gave the Phillies a sweep-averting 3-2 victory over the Rockies on Sunday afternoon in front of a sellout crowd at Coors Field.