Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
For a team that’s only seen the postseason three times in franchise history and has suffered four losing seasons in a row, there are some trends that Colorado Rockies fans should expect this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed free-agent pitcher Brett Anderson to a one-year contract.
The Colorado Rockies declined left-handed starter Brett Anderson’s $12 million option for 2015 on Saturday.
His team mired in another midsummer nosedive, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort had seen enough and was finally going to do something about it.
The Colorado Rockies have activated reigning NL batting champ Michael Cuddyer from the disabled list after he missed more than two months with a fractured left shoulder.
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with left knee tendinitis and a sprained right ankle.
The Colorado Rockies have activated right-hander Jordan Lyles from the 60-day disabled list and placed lefty Brett Anderson on the 15-day DL.
Anibal Sanchez struck out 12, Victor Martinezhit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers finished off a weekend sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 4-0 victory Sunday.
Brett Anderson pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win in more than a year and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Friday night.