The Colorado Rockies have added Jerry Weinstein to the coaching staff as the major league catching coach. Weinstein, who managed at high Class-A Modesto for the past five seasons, replaces Marv Foley who returns to the role as minor league catching coordinator, a position he held from 2003-10.
The Colorado Rockies have traded left-handed reliever Franklin Morales to the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Right-hander Matt Daley will be recalled and join the team in Milwaukee on Friday.
The Colorado Rockies bats fell silent again Sunday and the bullpen let a close game with the last-place San Diego Padres turn into an 8-2 blowout as the Rockies dropped their fifth consecutive series and seventh in their past eight.
The Colorado Rockies limited the New York Mets to six hits but three were two-out, two run homers by Carlos Beltran, who powered the Mets to a 9-5 win in Ubaldo Jimenez’s shortest start of the season.
The Colorado Rockies suffered their third straight walk-off loss, falling 3-2 to the San Francisco Giants as Felipe Paulino lost his third game on the road trip and second in two nights.
Closer Huston Street gave up two homers in the ninth, blowing his first save of the season, and the Colorado Rockies lost 3-2 in 11 innings to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Colorado Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez came off the disabled list and gave up four runs in the first, and the Rockies were held to three hits in a 6-3 loss to the Giants, who clinched the three-game series.
The Colorado Rockies seven-game winning streak ended with a thud when reliever Felipe Paulino, in relief of starter Jason Hammel, gave up five runs in the seventh as the Rockies lost 8-3 to the Cubs.
The Colorado Rockies have purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Alan Johnson and optioned Greg Reynolds to Triple-A. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Rockies transferred pitcher Aaron Cook to the 60-day disabled list.
Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers and the Rockies survived a shaky bottom of the ninth to again come from behind to win their fifth straight game and beat the Mets 6-5 in the first game of a doubleheader.
After scoring seven runs in their first road game on Thursday, the Colorado Rockies offense on Friday looked more like their road offense from 2010 with plenty of missed opportunities and empty at-bats on the way to a 4-3 loss in 14 innings.
Franklin Morales made his 2011 debut out of the Colorado Rockies bullpen Wednesday and pitched two solid innings.