Colorado Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez nearly hit the new Coors Field Rooftop bar during the home opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks last Friday, but he doesn’t think anybody ever hit one that far.
Mark Trumbo homered for the fourth straight game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks averted a sweep by beating Colorado 5-3 on Sunday.
Nolan Arenado homered twice, rookie right-hander Tommy Kahnle picked up his first major league victory and Colorado overcame a four-run deficit Saturday night to beat Arizona 9-4 and send the Diamondbacks to their worst start in franchise history.
Once fans made their way inside Coors Field it was all about baseball, but outside the stadium it was all about the celebration for the Rockies home opener on Friday.
So maybe going 6 for 6 isn’t quite enough for his manager to award Charlie Blackmon the everyday job in centerfield.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
The Colorado Rockies have announced that a limited amount of Rockpile and Rooftop “General Admission/Standing Room Only” tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. this Saturday.
Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is expected to miss a couple of days with a bruised left calf after being hit by a pitch in the Rockies’ 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
When baseball fans go out to Coors Field for a Rockies game this season they’re going to notice something new.
Premier prospect Archie Bradley had an impressive spring debut for the Diamondbacks, striking out six over three innings to lead Arizona past the Colorado Rockies 5-0 in a split-squad game Monday night.