Major League Baseball

Vinny Castilla embraces Eric Young Sr. (credit: CBS)

After 20 Years It’s Clear Major League Baseball Belongs In Denver

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Major League Baseball arrived in Denver. It’s still a football town, but win or lose the support for the Rockies has been unwavering.

04/08/2013

Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies heads for first base as Ryan Spilborghs #19 of the Colorado Rockies heads home to score as Fowler hits the game winning two RBI double in the eighth inning off of pitcer Marcos Mateo #62 of the Chicago Cubs at Coors Field on April 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Cubs 9-5. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies, Fowler Agree To 2-Year Deal

Speedy outfielder Dexter Fowler and the Colorado Rockies avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $11.6 million contract.

02/11/2013

Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies looks on from the dugout in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on May 14, 2012 in San Francisco. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rockies Manager Jim Tracy Resigns

The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that manager Jim Tracy has resigned.

10/07/2012

Dexter Fowler (credit: CBS)

Dexter Fowler Picked Baseball Over Harvard Basketball Scholarship

Rockies centerfielder Dexter Fowler went 0-4 Sunday with three strike-outs against the Angels. It’s been that kind of year for Fowler — he’s either boiling hot or freezing cold.

06/10/2012

Christian Friedrich (credit: CBS)

Christian Friedrich Remains A Bright Spot For The Rockies

On Saturday Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Friedrich learned what so many pitchers before him already have — Coors Field can be oh so cruel.

05/21/2012

Eliezer Alfonzo #55 of the Colorado Rockies smiles during  a game against the Cincinnati Reds  at Coors Field on September 10, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Jack Dempsey/Getty Images)

MLB, Union Rescind Alfonzo’s 100-Game Drug Ban

Major League Baseball dropped its 100-game suspension of Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo for a positive drug test because of the same procedural issues that came up in the Ryan Braun case.

05/14/2012

Jerry McMorris (credit: CBS)

Former Rockies Original Owner & CEO Jerry McMorris Dies

Jerry McMorris, the man who brought Major League Baseball to Denver, has died.

05/08/2012

Jamie Moyer at a news conference after setting record for oldest pitcher to win an MLB game. (credit: CBS)

Moyer Says Milestones And Records Are Secondary On A Team Sport

The Colorado Rockies made history Tuesday night as Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to ever win a major league game.

04/18/2012

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Some Rockies Fans Don’t Like Lottery System For Tickets

Baseball is about to return to lower downtown as the Rockies play their home opener Monday.

04/08/2012

Ubaldo Jimenez (credit: Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Jimenez Suspended 5 Games For Hitting Tulowitzki

Cleveland Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball on Monday for intentionally throwing at Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki during a spring training game.

04/02/2012

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