Walt Weiss needs to unleash the starters or the bullpen will wither
With just five quality starts to date, the Rockies starting rotation is not displaying the length needed to keep a bullpen effective for the entire year.
Last night, Juan Nicasio threw six innings of two run baseball. Because he lasted six innings and allowed three or fewer run...
Wednesday Rockpile: Cuddyer back in action, Brothers struggling
Today's Rockies news: Michael Cuddyer was back in the lineup a day after suffering an elbow contusion, Juan Nicasio turned in a quality start, Rex Brothers tries to find his groove.
Cuddyer starts at first base night after injury | Rockies.com:...
Rockies 3, Padres 2: Juan Nicasio, excellent defense, Petco park, and the back of the bullpen stifle San Diego's attack
Juan Nicasio gives the Rockies a much needed quality start with a little help from his defense and a little bit of good luck.
Very rarely does the most important sequence of a baseball game occur in the first inning, but I think that happened tonight.
Just four batters into the San Diego side of the opening frame, the Padres had Juan Nicasio on the ropes with t...
Game 15 overflow
The Rockies lead the Padres 3-2 in the middle of the sixth inning.
Game 15 Preview: Juan Nicasio looks to bail out the Rockies for the second time this season after losing three of four on the road
If the Rockies want to prevent this from becoming a really bad road trip, they probably have to win this game tonight.
This is an important game for a couple of reasons.
First of all, the Rockies are facing
Purple Hazed Ideas No. 11: T-Shirt arms race
Wouldn't it be nice if we had an arms race for delivering happiness instead or turmoil? Well we can if we could only start a t-shirt arms race!
I saw Jon Oliver claim in a stand-up bit once that nothing can inspire more unbridled, uncontainable joy than a t-shirt cannon.
Finding nothing questionable about this, I began to wonder about the invention of the t-shi...
For Rockies reliever Rex Brothers, the struggle is real
Brothers is having all kinds of problems in the early going. We look at a couple of potential causes.
Rex Brothers looks like a completely different pitcher in 2014. That's not a good thing.
I'm sure, if you're reading this, that you already knew that. Yes, Brothers has ...
Tuesday Pebble Report: Eddie Butler, Johendi Jominian lose; Ryan McMahon clubs another homer
Eddie Butler and Johendi Jiminian both pitched well but took losses behind anemic offensive performances. Ryan McMahon continues to make a name for himself on a star-studded roster, smacking his fourth home run of the year.
Colorado Springs Sky Sox:
Postponed. Christian Friedrich makes the start tonight at 6:35 p.m. MT.
Tulsa Drillers 1, Sa...
Tuesday Rockpile: Michael Cuddyer injury update, Corey Dickerson recalled
News and notes from the Rockies' heartbreaking loss to the Padres on Monday night, plus more.
Colorado Rockies' Michael Cuddyer slams into wall, exits with elbow injury | Rockies.com: News The bigg...
Padres 5, Rockies 4: Walks, lack of late offense doom Rockies
Three walks and a wild pitch in the eighth inning from Rex Brothers, combined with a lack of hits after the fifth inning cost the Rockies a game in which they took an early 4-0 lead.
The Rockies lost a tough one in the series opener to the
Game 14 Overflow
Rosario home run powers Rockies to lead.
Sometimes you get the Bull, sometimes the Bull gets you.
Rockies lead 4-0 in the fifth.
Past & Present: When one isn't the loneliest number for the Rockies
With Saturday's win in San Francisco, the Rockies have won 18 1-0 games in franchise history, here's how each of them went down.
For a franchise that plays its home games at altitude at Coors Field and has built its team accordingly, a 1-0 win is an accident, an anomaly, something that just shouldn't happen. Yet, despite losing starting pitcher
The myth of Matt Belisle's demise
Some fans think Matt Belisle is done. I think those fans are living on Fantasy Island.
There are few things I hate more than seeing people in large numbers express an opinion that's not at all supported by actual facts. When this happens, things tend to take on a life of their own, and reasonable analysis is replaced by selective memory; Or in some special cases, com...
Rockies vs. Padres series preview: Unheralded Friars welcome Colorado to Petco Park
The Padres haven't exactly gotten off to a scorching start, but they have a chance to make things real uncomfortable for the rest of the NL West as the season goes on.
The Rockies are finally out of San Francisco and now head to San Diego, a place where they've had a pretty good amount of success...
Monday Rockpile: Escaping from hell
The Rockies actually played well in most aspects of the game this weekend in San Francisco, but as usual, the deals the franchise by the Bay makes with the devil were too much to overcome.
Well, if that series was not emblematic of a typical Rockies series in San Francisco, I don't ...
Monday Pebble Report: Tourists continue winning ways, Nuts lose again
While the Sky Sox were snowed out, Rockies affiliates went 2-1 on the day. Won't be hard to guess which team lost, as the Modesto Nuts are off to one of the worst starts of a Rockies MiLB team in recent memory.
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox game was postponed due to weather. It will be made up today as part of a double header. The starters will be