4/19/2014 | Weiss fine with mixing and matching outfielders
In addition to Drew Stubbs, Charlie Blackmon, and Michael Cuddyer, the Rockies have Carlos Gonzalez, Brandon Barnes, and Corey Dickerson available in the outfield, and Walt Weiss will use them all.
4/19/2014 | Cuddyer sits out second game, likely to miss finale
Rockies right fielder and reigning batting champ Michael Cuddyer sat out a second consecutive game Saturday, and according to manager Walt Weiss he is unlikely to start during the three-game Phillies series. Cuddyer suffered a left hamstring cramp in the seventh inning of Thursday's Rockies win in San Diego.
4/19/2014 | Hernandez, Nicasio face off in series finale
Roberto Hernandez gets the start for the Phillies today, facing Rockies right-hander Juan Nicasio, who will try for a series sweep.
4/19/2014 | Lyles, Kendrick set to face off at Coors
Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles faces Phillies right-hander Kyle Kendrick on Saturday in the second game of a three-game series at Coors Field.
4/19/2014 | Tulo adds veteran savvy to All-Star tools
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been a force since he arrived in Colorado as a rookie in 2007, but the 29-year-old has added a veteran's savvy to his All-Star tools, and the discipline he's added to his approach at the plate could spell trouble for National League pitchers.
4/18/2014 | Tulo has epic night with five RBIs, three-run homer
Troy Tulowitzki launched a three-run homer to right-center, and didn't stop until he had three hits, including a double, and five RBIs in a 12-1 Rockies victory at Coors Field on Friday night.
4/18/2014 | Morneau emerging as quiet leader
Justin Morneau is finding his swing and emerging as a key performer and positive example for the Rockies, with whom he signed a two-year, $12.5 million contract during the offseason.
4/18/2014 | Weiss optimistic Cuddyer can avoid DL
Rockies outfielder-first baseman Michael Cuddyer did not start Friday night against the Phillies, and manager Walt Weiss said he hopes Cuddyer's left hamstring cramp will not require him to go to the 15-day disabled list.
4/18/2014 | Chacin to up workload in next rehab start
Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin's rehab from a shoulder injury that he suffered at the start of Spring Training should reach a new gear when he starts for Class A Advanced Modesto at Lake Elsinore on Saturday in an injury rehab start.
4/17/2014 | Cuddyer day to day with minor hamstring injury
Michael Cuddyer said the lower left hamstring cramp that caused him to leave in the seventh inning of Thursday afternoon's 3-1 victory over the Padres will not force him to the disabled list.
4/17/2014 | Scuffling CarGo given breather in finale
With a .138 average against Padres starter Ian Kennedy, Carlos Gonzalez wasn't in the Rockies' starting lineup on Thursday.
4/17/2014 | Anderson has pins inserted in broken finger
Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson had four small pins inserted into his left index finger to help speed the healing of a broken bone, which he suffered Saturday while batting against the Giants.
4/17/2014 | Rockies happy with strides made by Bettis
The Rockies are seeing results from reliever Chad Bettis, a talented right-hander who could end up playing a big part in the late innings for the club.
4/17/2014 | Phillies, Rockies set for East-West showdown
The Phillies and Rockies will try to build on the momentum gained from Thursday's victories when they begin a weekend set at Coors Field, with Jonathan Pettibone and Tyler Chatwood squaring off in Friday's opener.
4/16/2014 | Bullpen still coming together in early going
Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins notes that the early days of a season can be difficult for relievers. They've had a chance to work in Spring Training, but the innings aren't enough, or intense enough, to truly prepare.
4/16/2014 | Tulo's stellar defense invaluable for Rockies
During the second inning Tuesday night, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki completed a pair of dazzling defensive plays against the Padres, demonstrating that keeping him healthy is of utmost importance for the Rockies.
4/16/2014 | LeMahieu coming through in clutch situations
Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu has become a weapon in run-scoring situations. Entering Wednesday night, he was batting .538 (7-for-16) with two doubles with runners in scoring position.
4/16/2014 | Pacheco's pairing with De La Rosa not intentional
Rockies manager Walt Weiss said he hasn't made Jordan Pacheco the personal catcher for left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, even if it looks that way.
4/16/2014 | Kennedy looks to stay strong at home in matinee
Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy, who has flourished at Petco Park, starts Thursday's finale of a four-game series with the Rockies, who counter with left-hander Franklin Morales.
4/16/2014 | De La Rosa makes strides without much help
Wednesday night wasn't an ideal outing for Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, but he did show improvement in a six-inning quality start, dropping a duel with the Padres, 4-2.
4/16/2014 | Chacin to continue rehab work at Class A
Right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, who is building strength from a shoulder strain, will throw his second injury rehab start with Class A Modesto on Friday, Rockies trainer Keith Dugger said.
4/15/2014 | Nicasio strong after first, bullpen follows his lead
Starting pitcher Juan Nicasio and a nail-biting bullpen effort made a one-run lead hold up as the Rockies beat the Padres, 3-2, at Petco Park on Tuesday night.
4/15/2014 | Weiss reflects on Jackie, game's diversity
The Majors on Tuesday celebrated Jackie Robinson Day, which meant it was a time to remember Robinson breaking the color barrier in 1947. But it was also an opportunity to reflect on the dwindling number of African-American players in the game.
4/15/2014 | Cuddyer starts at first base night after injury
Despite leaving Monday night's 5-4 loss to the Padres with a contusion and severe swelling in his right elbow after trying to make a play against the right-field fence, Michael Cuddyer was back in the Rockies' lineup Tuesday.
4/15/2014 | Weiss plans to give Brothers a breather
Rockies manager Walt Weiss said before Tuesday's game he will try not to use lefty reliever Rex Brothers, who issued three walks and a wild pitch to lose Monday night's game against the Padres.
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