Jorge De La Rosa
Starlin Castro returned from a hamstring injury that had sidelined him since Feb. 27, getting a single and a walked Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs’ 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Jorge De La Rosa found his confidence and command for the Colorado Rockies before their game against a Kansas City Royals split squad was rained out after four innings Friday night.
Todd Helton figures his 17th season with the Colorado Rockies will be his last. The 39-year-old first baseman went 0 for 2 in his spring training debut Sunday, a 7-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics.
Tommy Milone pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start and Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer in the third inning, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
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.
Lefty Jorge De La Rosa has exercised his $11 million player option for 2013, the final year in a three-year, $33 million contract.
Switch-hitter Pablo Sandoval homered from both sides of the plate and the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants reduced their magic number to clinch the division to four by beating the Colorado Rockies 9-2 on Thursday.
Alex White gave the overworked Colorado bullpen some much-needed rest, pitching shutout ball into the seventh inning Sunday as the Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
Josh Outman is hoping his pitching career can blossom with the Colorado Rockies.
Juan Nicasio remembers everything from that day last summer when a line drive off the bat of Washington’s Ian Desmond hit him in the head and left him with a broken neck and an uncertain future.