In the dry, thin air of Colorado, fly balls are folly. The Rockies believe the best way to escape the NL West basement is to keep everything on the ground floor.
Five things to know about the Colorado Rockies as they start their first spring training camp in two decades without first baseman Todd Helton.
The Colorado Rockies’ new closer is an old familiar face. On the first day of spring training Monday, 41-year-old LaTroy Hawkins was given the job by manager Walt Weiss.
Colorado closer Rex Brothers has felt off in recent days. Chase Headley made him pay for it.
Ryan Wheeler hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth to help give the Colorado Rockies a 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Michael Cuddyer homered to extend his hitting streak to 25 games, Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night.
Jhoulys Chacin came within an out of his second career shutout and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Sunday.
Dexter Fowler’s single with two outs in the 10th inning scored DJ LeMahieu from third base and the Colorado Rockies rallied for an 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning — a call changed after the umpires initially ruled fan interference — and the Colorado Rockies held on for a 5-4 victory Tuesday night that ended their streak of six consecutive losses to the Cincinnati Reds.
Players who stood by Jim Tracy while the Colorado Rockies endured their worst season in franchise history are reiterating their support for him following the manager’s resignation over the weekend.