A few of his high school players sauntered out to the diamond on a balmy Thursday afternoon, congregating near the infield grass that’s beginning to turn brown.
Walt Weiss is making the unusual leap from high school coach to major league manager.
Players who stood by Jim Tracy while the Colorado Rockies endured their worst season in franchise history are reiterating their support for him following the manager’s resignation over the weekend.
Colorado Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin scattered three hits over five scoreless innings in the Rockies’ 5-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Matt Kemp homered twice, Joe Blanton pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers climbed within two games of the second NL wild-card spot with a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Nate Schierholtz hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
The Rockies can’t replace Troy Tulowitzki, and the season was pretty much toast when he went down. But there is a silver lining to his injury: it gave a kid a chance long before he otherwise might have gotten one.
The Colorado Rockies are hoping to have Troy Tulowitzki back in the lineup for the final month of the season.
Andrew Brown hit his first career homer and pinch-hitter Josh Rutledge had a two-run shot for Colorado, which has won six of seven. Carlos Torres (3-1) threw 2 1-3 scoreless innings as four Rockies relievers combined for five innings of one-hit ball.
Michael Cuddyer homered, DJ LeMahieu had two hits and the streaking Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Thursday night.
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