Jorge De La Rosa
Jorge De La Rosa pitched six innings of two-hit ball, Michael Cuddyer homered and the Colorado Rockies won their season-high eighth in a row by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Saturday night.
The San Diego Padres brought in the right-field fences in an attempt to make Petco Park play a little fairer, knowing that opponents would benefit, too. Todd Helton is glad they did.
Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer in the first inning that held up, Buster Posey added a late RBI single and the San Francisco Giants snapped the Colorado Rockies’ five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Monday night.
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.
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.