The Colorado Rockies faced a number of tough decisions this offseason and eventually parted ways with a number of key players from the 2010 team. Here’s how players who appeared with the Rockies last season are faring with their new teams in spring training.
The Toronto Blue Jays will take a chance on the recovery of right-handed reliever Taylor Buchholz, who pitched just seven games for the Colorado Rockies this season after returning from Tommy John surgery.
The Colorado Rockies added a fourth catcher in Paul Phillips along with outfielder Jay Payton and reliever Edgmer Escalona. To make room, the team designated Taylor Buchholz for assignment.
Rosters will expand to 40 players early next week, and with the recent spate of injuries in the Colorado Rockies bullpen, the team is certain to add a few players. Who might be among the September additions to the Rockies roster?
The Colorado Rockies on Tuesday recalled Jhoulys Chacin to take the rotation spot of Jeff Francis, who was placed on the disabled list Saturday and will be joined there by Taylor Buchholz.
The Colorado Rockies and Milwaukee Brewers combined for 12 doubles — six each — but the Rockies used the only other extra-base hit in the game to make up the difference.
The Colorado Rockies battled back from a 5-2 deficit with home runs in the ninth and 10th only to lose a heartbreaker when closer Huston Street allowed a walkoff three-run home run to Pedro Alvarez.
Another rough outing for Aaron Cook put his team in a deep hole early and things only got worse as the Colorado Rockies dropped a crucial game against the San Francisco Giants.
The Colorado Rockies erupted for 12 runs in the eighth, an outburst that included 13 hits and a major-league record 11 in succession as they trampled the Cubs.
Facing a tough decision about the direction they’ll take at the trading deadline, the Colorado Rockies failed a big test with another lifeless loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates that extended their losing streak to eight.
Todd Helton will drive to Casper on Thursday and play three games there Friday, Saturday and Sunday on a rehab assignment with the Colorado Rockies affiliate in the Rookie Pioneer League.
The Colorado Rockies, 2-7 on their current trip, have lost four straight games for the first time this season and fell a season-most 6 1/2 games behind as ace Ubaldo Jimenez’s wildness resulted in a two-inning outing and a lopsided loss to the Phillies.