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.
Just a day after the Colorado Rockies printed roughly 15,000 fan giveaway jerseys with Troy Tulowitzki’s name misspelled as “Tulowizki,” he attended a New York Yankees game in the Bronx in plain view, just nine rows from home plate.
Josh Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday.