When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.
LaTroy Hawkins is being moved out of Colorado’s closer role for the time being, though manager Walt Weiss isn’t ruling out the right-hander returning to ninth-inning duties.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Initially inserted into the Colorado Rockies’ rotation as a stop-gap injury replacement, Jordan Lyles has rapidly become a fixture.
Colorado Rockies right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood was placed on the 15-day disabled list andJordan Lyles was recalled to start Wednesday against the Miami Marlins.
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.
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.
Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says slugger Carlos Gonzalez will remain in left field rather than move over to center to replace Dexter Fowler.
Five things to know about the Colorado Rockies as they start their first spring training camp in two decades without first baseman Todd Helton.
The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons: Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez.