Josh Rutledge hit a three-run homer and Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven strong innings, leading the Colorado Rockies over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Sunday.
Tommy Kahnle and four relievers combined for two-hit ball over six innings after Brett Anderson was injured, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
The Colorado Rockies’ new closer is an old familiar face. On the first day of spring training Monday, 41-year-old LaTroy Hawkins was given the job by manager Walt Weiss.
Colorado Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood has left Sunday’s game against Cincinnati after being hit in his pitching hand by a line drive in the third inning.
Six years ago the Colorado Rockies swept the New York Yankees in a three-game series at Coors Field. On Tuesday, for the first time since, the Yankees return to Colorado for another three-game set.
Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino spoke softly but it was very clear he took Sunday’s loss personally.
Jim Tracy put on a show after he was ejected for disputing a reversed call in the seventh inning of the Rockies’ 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
The Colorado Rockies have claimed right-handed pitcher Adam Ottavino off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.