The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West.
The Colorado Rockies showed plenty of power early. Their bullpen couldn’t make it stand up.
So many Rockies players have gotten hurt in various ways it’s hard to count, but some of the injuries have been more unusual than others.
The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list with a strained neck.
The Rockies received a quality start from their starting pitcher for the third game in a row. And for the third time in as many games, the Rockies’ bullpen allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to take a late lead en route to victory.
Troy Tulowitzki sent a slow roller to shortstop and sprinted to first. The All-Star shortstop was a few steps from the bag when he suddenly grabbed his left leg and grimaced before gingerly making his way to the dugout.
Travis Snider’s pinch-hit double in the eighth scored Neil Walker to spark the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Colorado Rockies right-hander pitcher Tyler Chatwood is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery.
In the past week or so, we’ve certainly learned one thing about Rockies owner Dick Monfort: if you send him an email, he will respond.
At 40-55, the injury-riddled Rockies are on course for their fourth straight losing season. They trail the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers by 13 games at the All-Star break.