The Colorado Rockies split a traditional doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
Juan Nicasio threw 6 1-3 solid innings for his first win since returning from a broken neck, lifting the Colorado Rockies over the San Diego Padres 8-4 on Wednesday night.
Todd Helton drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, to rally the Colorado Rockies past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 Friday night.
Making his first start since a terrifying neck injury last August, Nicasio allowed one run on five hits in seven innings in Colorado’s 3-2 loss to Houston on Sunday.
Troy Tulowitzki had three hits, Chris Nelson a two-run double and starter Juan Nicasio hit 97 mph on the radar gun for Colorado.
Catcher Ramon Hernandez’s job description with the Colorado Rockies in 2012 is to mentor both the young pitching staff and his green backups behind the plate.
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.
Todd Helton is glad nobody’s talking about the Colorado Rockies this year.
Colorado Rockies CEO and owner Dick Monfort says he thinks this year’s offseason has gone by really fast, but he’s ready to get things started. He was the guest on CBS4′s Xfinity Monday Live!
The Rockies have 13 potential starters, all vying for five spots. But don’t count out Juan Nicasio after what happened to him last August.