Nick Hundley started last season in San Diego, finished it in Baltimore and then signed with Colorado. A dizzying year for the veteran catcher? Not so much for the son of a college football coach.
Carlos Gonzalez was smiling, joking with teammates and pain-free on Saturday. The Rockies slugger is healthy after a rugged 2014 season that included knee surgery.
Colorado Rockies pitchers and catchers will report Feb. 20 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Jeff Bridich and Walt Weiss are as excited as anybody.
Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine, Jhonny Peralta homered and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 Sunday for their third straight win.
For the second straight night, long balls put the Colorado Rockies in an early hole. They couldn’t quite overcome mistakes by Franklin Morales with a three-run, ninth-inning rally falling just short in a 5-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss affirmed that Christian Bergman has earned his place in the conversation for next year’s starting rotation.
Hunter Pence hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and, more than three months after he homered in the early innings, led the Giants over the Rockies 4-2 in a game resumed after being suspended on May 22 because of rain.
For two nights, the Colorado Rockies have had no answers for Buster Posey. Or San Francisco’s stellar starting pitching, either.
The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with left knee tendinitis and a sprained right ankle.