Former Colorado Rockies player Darryl Hamilton, a standout center fielder and a member of the New York Mets team that reached the 2000 World Series, was killed in a murder-suicide in a suburban Houston home, authorities said Monday.
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
The Colorado Rockies have already begun to answer one big question facing them in 2015: Can they win on the road?
Pinch-hitter Wilin Rosario homered in the 10th inning after being scratched from the starting lineup, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 5-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
Kyle Kendrick pitched seven sharp innings and also got two hits Monday as the Colorado Rockies trounced the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on opening day.
Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.
Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado’s rotation and leading the Rockies to 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
Aramis Ramirez got his first extra-base hit of the spring, a two-run double in the first inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers past the Colorado Rockies 5-3 Thursday.
The Colorado Rockies have announced their 2015 full 162-game schedule and will open up the season on the road against the Milwaukee Brewers for a three-game series on April 6-8.
Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.