Carlos Gonzalez was smiling, joking with teammates and pain-free on Saturday. The Rockies slugger is healthy after a rugged 2014 season that included knee surgery.
The Colorado Rockies began another day without Carlos Gonzalez in their starting lineup with the more daunting knowledge Nolan Arenado will be missing for much longer.
The rush-hour traffic snarl outside Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday afternoon was probably the last thing that the Rockies wanted to see upon leaving the ballpark.
D.J. LeMahieu’s two-run single broke a tie in a six-run eighth inning, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 10-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Michael Cuddyer worked the count and hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning to go with his three-run shot in the fifth, and the Rockies rallied from an early six-run deficit to beat the Giants.
Tyler Chatwood felt a huge relief after getting through Saturday’s start.
Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight solid innings and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, leading the Colorado Rockies past the San Diego Padres, 14-2 on a rainy Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado couldn’t believe he booted a routine grounder that could’ve helped the Colorado Rockies hold a four-run lead in the third inning.
Stephen Strasburg struck out nine over seven innings, Ian Desmond homered in the seventh to help give the righty his first win in June and the Washington Nationals beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Friday night.
When Michael Cuddyer thinks back to missing the final two months last season, a minimum 15-day stint on the disabled list hardly seemed like a long layoff.