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Rockies farm roundup: Arenado heating up for Modesto

May 31, 2011 | 11:41 pm | 6

Modesto third baseman Nolan Arenado was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI in the Nuts’ 8-4 win Tuesday. In his past 10 games, Arenado is hitting .372 with four doubles, two home runs and 17 RBI.

Rockies trounced as Mortensen struggles and offense sputters again

May 31, 2011 | 11:31 pm | 16

The Colorado Rockies again fell behind early, couldn’t muster any offense and lost 8-2 to the Los Angeles Dodgers to finish May with a record of 8-21.

Rockies lineup vs. Dodgers, 5/31

May 31, 2011 | 5:11 pm | 60

Chris Nelson gets his first start at third base for the Colorado Rockies this season while Ty Wigginton moves to right field against Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Ted Lilly.

Tulowitzki leads shortstops, 2nd in NL in All-Star voting

May 31, 2011 | 1:18 pm | 2

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki leads National League shortstops in All-Star voting with 975,777 votes and is second to the St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols in overall votes in the league.

Shutouts, homers and other Dodger notes

May 31, 2011 | 10:17 am | 1

Colorado Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin owns one of 24 complete game shutouts in the majors.

Cook stellar in San Diego

May 31, 2011 | 10:13 am | 1

Having Aaron Cook make one more rehab start before he makes his 2011 Rockies debut on June 8 at San Diego should put Cook in a very comfortable situation. He has more wins against the Padres than any team in his career and has thrived at Petco Park. Cook is 14-4 with a 2.86 ERA against the Padres in 25 games, 23 starts, and 7-1, 2.21 ERA in 11 starts at Petco.
And starting Juan Nicasio on Friday at San Francisco will give the Rockies a better gauge on him. This …

Rockies farm roundup: Friedrich sharp in seven innings

May 30, 2011 | 11:12 pm | 8

Tulsa’s Christian Friedrich bounced back from his worst start of the year, which lasted just 1 2/3 innings, with possibly his best of the season, allowing two hits and a run in seven innings Sunday.

Rockies get 14 hits but just one run and lose again

May 30, 2011 | 9:43 pm | 30

After the Colorado Rockies failed to cash in early, the Los Angeles Dodgers leveled Jason Hammel, who had his worst start of the season, and romped 7-1.

Think I’ve seen enough of this team for a while…

May 30, 2011 | 8:00 pm | 30

…after Dex and CarGo collide in center field and drop the ball vs Dodgers tonight….final straw especially with a west coast road trip starting which usually spells doom.  And a  2-5 homestand(?)    etc, etc, etc, etc, etc.
I’m not a believe-R anymore.   R-u?
Wow.  Not sure I’ll be paying attention much for a spell.
(before folks rail on me, those who know me know I’m the farthest thing from a fair weather fan)

Nicasio to start Friday; Cook gets another rehab start

May 30, 2011 | 4:52 pm | 2

The Colorado Rockies will get another look at Juan Nicasio. The 24-year-old right-hander, who pitched seven innings in his major league debut Saturday, will get a second start Friday at the San Francisco Giants.

Rockies lineup vs. Dodgers, 5/30

May 30, 2011 | 3:22 pm | 20

Seth Smith is expected to return to the lineup for the Colorado Rockies Monday after missing the past three games with a groin injury.

Rockies farm roundup: Sky Sox score 24; Maine returns

May 29, 2011 | 8:34 pm | 7

A 13-run fifth inning for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox fueled a 24-6 win as pitcher John Maine returned from a shoulder injury to pitch for the first time since May 3.