Jeff Francis injured his groin and won’t play this weekend for the Rockies, and the team gave D.J. LeMahieu a promotion.
Rookie major league manager Walt Weiss hopes his club will be regarded in much the same manner as he attempts to turn around a Colorado Rockies squad coming off a franchise-worst 98 losses.
Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura has not yet named a starting pitcher for opening day. Perhaps he should go ahead and end the suspense and hand Chris Sale the ball.
Troy Tulowitzki got an RBI in his first at-bat of spring training, then singled the next time up Saturday as the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-2.
If Ramon Hernandez’s big smile and immediate, positive remarks about the first day of work under Walt Weiss provided any insight, the Colorado Rockies believe they have the man to manage their club back into a winner.
Drew Pomeranz tossed five innings for his first win in more than two months and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on a rainy Wednesday night.
Rookie Wade Miley tossed six innings for his 16th win, Chris Johnson homered among his three hits and drove in three runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 15-5 on Friday night.
Rookie Casey Kelly carried a shutout into the seventh inning and Jesus Guzman hit a three-run homer, leading the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Drew Pomeranz and three relievers combined on a nine-hitter, Carlos Gonzalez and Jordan Pacheco hit homers and the Rockies shut out the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Joe Mather took advantage of a rare start with a go-ahead single during a three-run rally in the eighth inning Friday and the Chicago Cubs ended a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies.