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Jorge De La Rosa of the Colorado Rockies pitches during the first inning of a  baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park April 16, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

De La Rosa Goes 6 In Rockies’ 4-2 Loss To Padres

Fresh off a demotion to the bullpen after three subpar performances, the former 16-game winner was suddenly thrust back out to the mound Wednesday night and turned in an encouraging performance.

04/17/2014

Colorado Rockies v San Francisco Giants

Giants Beat Rockies 5-4 In 10 Innings

Brandon Crawford’s first splash hit came at a most opportune time.

04/13/2014

Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Morneau Settles In At 1st Base For Rockies

Justin Morneau laces up his cleats right next to the locker once belonging to Todd Helton, the first baseman whose shoes he’s now trying to fill.

04/10/2014

Carlos Gonzalez with CBS4's Tom Helmer (credit: CBS)

Cargo On Monster Home Runs, Remaining In Left Field

Colorado Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez nearly hit the new Coors Field Rooftop bar during the home opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks last Friday, but he doesn’t think anybody ever hit one that far.

04/07/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins hits an RBI double during Opening Day against the Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park on March 31, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Beat Rockies 10-1 In Season Opener

Miscommunication between Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa and catcher Wilin Rosario had Miami Marlins fans booing in the fifth inning of Monday’s season opener.

03/31/2014

Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies poses for a portrait at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on February 26, 2014 in Goodyear, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Morneau Ready To Step In At 1st Base For Helton

Justin Morneau wears Larry Walker’s old number and is stepping in for Todd Helton. Just so it’s clear, though: He doesn’t expect to be the next Walker and certainly isn’t trying to make Colorado Rockies fans forget all about Helton.

03/26/2014

Troy Tulowitzki  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tulowitzki’s 2 HRs Power Rockies Past Angels 7-2

Troy Tulowitzki hit two long home runs and impressed in the field on Friday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 7-2 victory over a Los Angeles Angels split squad.

03/07/2014

Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Rockies’ Tulowitzki: Winning Will End Jeter Talk

Troy Tulowitzki grew up idolizing Derek Jeter. It’s the reason he wears No. 2.

02/25/2014

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates his first inning home run in the dugout with teammates against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on April 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Rockies’ Gonzalez Staying In Left Field

Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says slugger Carlos Gonzalez will remain in left field rather than move over to center to replace Dexter Fowler.

02/24/2014

Justin Morneau (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Justin Morneau Takes Over For Icon Todd Helton

If you’re going to replace Todd Helton at first base in Colorado while wearing Larry Walker’s old number, you better have a solid resume.

02/18/2014

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