His team mired in another midsummer nosedive, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort had seen enough and was finally going to do something about it.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss affirmed that Christian Bergman has earned his place in the conversation for next year’s starting rotation.
The Colorado Rockies have added another arm to their weary bullpen following a 16-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs.
The Rockies received a quality start from their starting pitcher for the third game in a row. And for the third time in as many games, the Rockies’ bullpen allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to take a late lead en route to victory.
Aramis Ramirez homered and drove in two runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers continued their road dominance with a 6-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Tyler Matzek wasn’t nearly as successful in his second major league start as he was five days earlier. The Los Angeles Dodgers gave the 23-year-old left-hander a reality check, getting 10 hits off him and not striking out even once.
The Colorado Rockies have recalled left-hander Tyler Matzek from Triple-A Colorado Springs and optioned right-hander Chad Bettis to the Sky Sox.