The Colorado Rockies have placed reliever Rafael Betancourt on the 15-day disabled list with what the team called vertigo symptoms.
Everybody thought he caught it — but the ball actually grazed Charlie Blackmon’s glove as it dropped over the wall. That was the difference between a game-winning catch and a game-winning grand slam Tuesday night at Coors Field.
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.
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.
The Colorado Rockies sent veteran reliever Rex Brothers and outfielder Brandon Barnes to the minors Wednesday, opening a roster spot for 39-year-old reliever Rafael Betancourt in his comeback from elbow surgery.
The Colorado Rockies have agreed to terms with Rafael Betancourt on a minor league deal, the team announced via Twitter.
The Colorado Rockies have declined their half of a mutual option on Rafael Betancourt, making the right-handed reliever who’s coming off an arm injury a free agent.
Domonic Brown hit a game-ending RBI single to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night, spoiling Chad Bettis’ bid for his first win.
Michael Young hit the winning single with one out in the ninth inning after Carlos Ruiz tied the game with a double, pushing the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday night.