The Colorado Rockies have reinstated right-handed reliever John Axford from the family medical emergency list after he spent a few days tending to his young son following rattlesnake bites.
Two weeks and 12 games in, the Rockies are 7-5. CBS4’s Mark Haas thinks most fans would call that a success.
LaTroy Hawkins is being moved out of Colorado’s closer role for the time being, though manager Walt Weiss isn’t ruling out the right-hander returning to ninth-inning duties.
For a team that’s only seen the postseason three times in franchise history and has suffered four losing seasons in a row, there are some trends that Colorado Rockies fans should expect this year.
Colorado Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins has yet to allow a run in spring training. Of course he’s only pitched two innings, but it happens to be his final spring training.
Nick Hundley started last season in San Diego, finished it in Baltimore and then signed with Colorado. A dizzying year for the veteran catcher? Not so much for the son of a college football coach.
When Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins was drafted in 1991, Colorado Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado was two months old.
The constant trade talk finally began to affect Troy Tulowitzki over the winter.
Closer LaTroy Hawkins’ $2.25 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Colorado Rockies.
Wilin Rosario hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 on Thursday night.