Right-hander Adam Ottavino has earned the closer job for the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies.
LaTroy Hawkins is being moved out of Colorado’s closer role for the time being, though manager Walt Weiss isn’t ruling out the right-hander returning to ninth-inning duties.
The Colorado Rockies have already begun to answer one big question facing them in 2015: Can they win on the road?
Colorado slugger Troy Tulowitzki wants to show that his team can hit for power on the road, not only at Coors Field in Denver’s thin air.
Kyle Kendrick pitched seven sharp innings and also got two hits Monday as the Colorado Rockies trounced the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on opening day.
The Colorado Rockies sent veteran reliever Rex Brothers and outfielder Brandon Barnes to the minors Wednesday, opening a roster spot for 39-year-old reliever Rafael Betancourt in his comeback from elbow surgery.
Colorado Rockies reliever John Axford’s 2-year-old son is improving following a rattlesnake bite.
For a team that’s only seen the postseason three times in franchise history and has suffered four losing seasons in a row, there are some trends that Colorado Rockies fans should expect this year.
Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado’s rotation and leading the Rockies to 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
In a surprise move, Colorado released right-hander Jhoulys Chacin after the former Rockies’ ace struggled this spring.