Jorge De La Rosa has always struggled with his emotions. Sometimes the fiery persona on the mound helps him as the Colorado Rockies’ top left-handed starter. When it would work against him, he’d turn to his mother, Juana, in his native Mexico.
Justin Morneau wears Larry Walker’s old number and is stepping in for Todd Helton. Just so it’s clear, though: He doesn’t expect to be the next Walker and certainly isn’t trying to make Colorado Rockies fans forget all about Helton.
Troy Tulowitzki homered, Franklin Morales struck out seven over five innings in a strong audition for a spot in the Colorado rotation and the Rockies beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Monday.
The Colorado Rockies opening day is less than two weeks away and fans are already getting their tickets.
Roenis Elias impressed again in his improbable quest for a spot in Seattle’s rotation, throwing 5 1-3 strong innings for the Mariners in a 4-3 loss Saturday to the Colorado Rockies in a game between split squads.
A day after contract talks with the Indians stalled, Cleveland ace Justin Masterson threw six strong innings in a 14-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Friday.
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 Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki returned to the lineup Monday after being sidelined by a bruised left calf.
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.
Brett Anderson was efficient enough that a scheduled three-inning start turned into a five-inning, one-run outing for Colorado on Wednesday as a Rockies split squad beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2.