The crowd at Coors Field was too delirious over the latest Nolan Arenado exploit to find the rhythm for an “MVP!” chant Tuesday night. But the message was heard in the cheering after Arenado’s two-run triple in the bottom of the eighth delivered a 4-3 Rockies victory over the D-backs.
Two of the great players of our time — Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado — are on the same field for the key three-game set between the D-backs and Rockies that begins Tuesday night at Coors Field. But the relative anonymity afforded these two consistently underrated stalwarts is, thankfully, dissipating here in 2017.
It’s one thing to have a player hit home runs on both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in the same season. It’s quite another to have two players on the same team do it, one of whom hits a walk-off shot to complete the cycle and send his first-place club to a four-game sweep.
Nolan Arenado smacked a three-run, walk-off homer Sunday to beat the Giants, 7-5, and complete his first career cycle.
Center fielder Charlie Blackmon is in solid shape to become the first Rockies player to be voted a National League All-Star starter since 2014. Also, third baseman Nolan Arenado — whose performance Sunday should touch off a rush to the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot — and second baseman DJ LeMahieu are in the mix […]
Nolan Arenado completed an improbable cycle with a three-run homer off Mark Melancon in the bottom of the ninth to give the National League West-leading Rockies a 7-5 victory to complete a four-game sweep of the Giants at Coors Field.
Rockies lefty Tyler Anderson struck out six and gave up one run in five innings in an injury rehab start for Triple-A Albuquerque at Sacramento on Sunday afternoon.
The Rockies continued their celebration of MLB’s Play Ball Weekend by hosting their region’s Scotts Pitch Hit & Run event at Coors Field Saturday morning. Twenty-four kids, ranging in age from 7 to 14, participated in a baseball and softball skills competition, featuring hitting off a tee, running from second to home and pitching to […]
Rockies vice president of scouting Bill Schmidt insists he isn’t this smart, even though the scouts make him look that way.
The Rockies recalled Carlos Estevez, 24, from Triple-A Albuquerque on Sunday for his fourth Major League tour and placed righty Chad Qualls on the 10-day disabled list with lower-back spasms.
Rockies right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis’ comeback from testicular cancer takes a new step forward Sunday, when he is scheduled to throw a 15-pitch bullpen session from the mound with the catcher behind a plate 60 feet, 6 inches away.
Rookie left-hander Ty Blach, who grew up in the Denver suburb of Centennial, will make his first career start against the Rockies, the team he followed as a youth. Blach turned 3 years old shortly after the Rockies’ 1993 inaugural season ended. He takes on Colorado’s Tyler Chatwood.