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Rockies farm roundup: Matzek rebounds with solid start

April 30, 2011 | 11:38 pm | 2

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.

Hammel shuts down Pirates after leadoff home run

April 30, 2011 | 9:04 pm | 2

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.

Rockies lineup: Helton at No. 3

April 30, 2011 | 3:03 pm | 9

Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy is shaking up the lineup at a bit Saturday after being shut out on five hits Friday night.

Triple Play, April 30: Hammel, ‘rainouts’ and Gonzalez

April 30, 2011 | 10:20 am | 8

The Colorado Rockies are looking for Jason Hammel to regain his success at Coors Field, where he was 7-2 last season.

Rockies farm roundup: Brothers has first rough outing

April 29, 2011 | 11:30 pm

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.

Rockies held to five singles and blanked by Pirates

April 29, 2011 | 9:44 pm | 21

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.

Mortensen made an unlikely mark before being optioned

April 29, 2011 | 5:20 pm

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.

Rogers available in bullpen

April 29, 2011 | 4:09 pm

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.

Rockies add Amezaga, option Mortensen

April 29, 2011 | 3:37 pm | 7

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.

Rockies lineup vs. Pirates, 4/29

April 29, 2011 | 3:26 pm | 20

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.

Rockies farm roundup: Gomez just misses cycle at Tulsa

April 29, 2011 | 12:12 am | 3

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.

Umpire questions answered II

April 28, 2011 | 8:07 am | 77

Round II of umpire questions from Ed the Ump.