Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O’Dowd and senior vice president Bill Geivett are leaving the front office after the team turned in a fourth straight losing season.
The Rockies lost 1,309 games and never won their division under Dan O’Dowd, something the general manager couldn’t escape forever. And, on Wednesday, the Rockies announced his resignation.
His team mired in another midsummer nosedive, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort had seen enough and was finally going to do something about it.
Ryan Vogelsong gave up a career-high four home runs, including two by Corey Dickerson, and the San Francisco Giants lost 9-2 to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.
The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
The Colorado Rockies say All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail and miss the rest of the season.
Rymer Liriano’s first big league homer was a two-run shot in the fourth inning and Abraham Almonte also went deep to help the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 Wednesday.
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with left knee tendinitis and a sprained right ankle.
Rookie Javier Baez hit two more homers and drove in four runs Thursday, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Colorado Rockies 6-2.
Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.