If the Colorado Rockies’ anticipated rotation can account for the vast majority of the team’s starts, the Rockies could be in line for a season more like 2009 than 2010. But what happens if the rotation is again hit with injuries?
Colorado Rockies right-hander Aaron Cook has stumbled early for the second year in a row. And then there is Jason Marquis, who is in an early season funk, which is not the norm for the Washington Nationals right-hander.
Ubaldo Jimenez threw the first no-hitter in Colorado Rockies history. It came in the club’s 2,703rd game and included six walks, 128 pitches and a catch by Dexter Fowler that took away an extra-base hit in the seventh.
Jeff Francis, who is expected to return to the Colorado Rockies starting rotation this season after missing all of 2009, says he’s healthy and pitching completely without pain.
The Colorado Rockies popped up in a few rumors during baseball’s winter meetings, but with Rafael Betancourt coming back and Yorvit Torrealba looking increasingly likely to do so as well, the Rockies’ shopping list is pretty small.
Star-crossed right-hander has scapula surgery to remove scar tissue and inflammed area
Phillies strike for three in ninth against Rockies closer to move on to NLCS and end Rockies season
First-inning stumble again keeps Marquis from winning career-high 16th game as Rockies finish regular season with 92-70 record
Chris Iannetta, the Colorado Rockies’ forgotten catcher, played hero with a walkoff two-run home run in the 11th inning to pick up Huston Street, who blew his first save since June 2. The Rockies’ magic number drops to three with the win and the Atlanta Braves’ loss to Florida.
Marquis struggles again as Rockies eight-game home winning streak ends and their lead over the Braves and Giants falls to four games with 10 to play
The road trip struggles continued for the Colorado Rockies, who got off to a fast start against the Arizona Diamondbacks but blew a 4-1 lead in the opener of a three-game series.
Rockies avoid sweep and increase lead over Giants to 3 1/2 games as De La Rosa pitches eight scintillating innings and Betancourt shrugs off Tulowitzki’s throwing error and picks up a shaky Morales in the ninth to preserve a huge victory