Starting pitcher Tyler Matzek followed up his worst start of the season with his longest at high Class Modesto, allowing three earned runs in five innings and striking out seven.
Archive for April 2011
One night after being shut out on five hits, the Colorado Rockies didn’t come up with a big offensive game, but did produce more than enough runs for Jason Hammel.
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy is shaking up the lineup at a bit Saturday after being shut out on five hits Friday night.
The Colorado Rockies are looking for Jason Hammel to regain his success at Coors Field, where he was 7-2 last season.
Rex Brothers’ nearly flawless start to the season came to a crashing halt in the eighth inning Friday when he allowed five earned runs in the eighth inning to blow a 4-1 lead for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
The Colorado Rockies, who were shut out for the first time since Oct. 2, were held to five singles, two of which didn’t leave the infield, and lost 3-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Two outings, the first highly memorable, lifted Clayton Mortensen from the anonymity of long relief and gave him the beginnings of an identity with the Colorado Rockies.
According to the Colorado Rockies Twitter feed, manager Jim Tracy has said that Esmil Rogers will be available in the bullpen for the Pittsburgh Pirates series.
The Colorado Rockies have added infielder Alfredo Amezega to their active roster and optioned right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen to Triple-A Colorado Springs. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Rockies designated pitcher Alan Johnson for assignment.
After two days off, the Colorado Rockies will put much the same lineup on the field as they were planning to use in the third game of their series against the Chicago Cubs. Chris Iannetta, who was due for a day off Wednesday, is the only change in the lineup for Friday’s series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Double-A Tulsa shortstop Hector Gomez doubled, tripled and homered to drive in three runs, but fell short of a cycle by only a single in a 10-8 Drillers win.
Round II of umpire questions from Ed the Ump.