Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O’Dowd and senior vice president Bill Geivett are leaving the front office after the team turned in a fourth straight losing season.
The Rockies lost 1,309 games and never won their division under Dan O’Dowd, something the general manager couldn’t escape forever. And, on Wednesday, the Rockies announced his resignation.
His team mired in another midsummer nosedive, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort had seen enough and was finally going to do something about it.
Justin Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning against spot starter Carlos Frias, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.
For two nights, the Colorado Rockies have had no answers for Buster Posey. Or San Francisco’s stellar starting pitching, either.
The Colorado Rockies have placed outfielderMichael Cuddyer on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring, and they have activated right-hander Christian Bergman.
The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with left knee tendinitis and a sprained right ankle.
Carlos Gonzalez has had an inconsistent season because of injuries. The 2010 batting champ showed what he can do when he’s mostly healthy.
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.