The newest member of the Colorado Rockies in 2011, Eric Young Jr., will get a chance to provide a spark at the top of the lineup.
Neither team produced much offense in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 3-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. But the Brewers did far more with their two hits off Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez than the Rockies did with their four hits.
Dexter Fowler drops a spot in the batting order Sunday for the Colorado Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies won back-to-back games for the first time since April 25-26 as Carlos Gonzalez singled home two runs to cap a four-run eighth that led to a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.
Todd Helton and Seth Smith get a day off versus San Francisco Giants left-hander Jonathan Sanchez.
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.
Dexter Fowler is not in the lineup for the Colorado Rockies two days after leaving a game with a knee injury. But neither is he on the disabled list. Fowler reportedly is feeling better and has only a contusion on his knee.
The Colorado Rockies have set their starting rotation for the rest of the current homestand and will skip Clayton Mortensen, whose next regular turn falls on Thursday’s off day. Mortensen will instead start next Tuesday in the finale of a two-game series with the San Francisco Giants.
The Colorado Rockies return home from a 1-5 road trip and open an eight-game homestand on Monday that will conclude next week with a chance for the Rockies to get some revenge on the San Francisco Giants in a two-game series.
Clayton Mortensen is reportedly with the Colorado Rockies in San Francisco but not active. After the heavy workload by the bullpen Thursday, Esmil Rogers may be available out of the bullpen Friday if needed. If he is, Mortensen could then be activated and make Saturday’s start if necessary.
Clayton Mortensen is warming up in Colorado Springs, waiting for a call to return to the Colorado Rockies. Ian Stewart is, too, and Ubaldo JImenez is waiting for the return of his command.
Ubaldo Jimenez gave up for runs in four innings, his shortest start of the season, and fell to 0-2 with a 7.20 ERA as the Colorado Rockies lost 8-4 to the Pittsburgh Pirates.