Kluber struck out 12 in 7 1-3 innings to continue his dominant pitching in May and the Indians beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Friday night.
Last Wednesday Charlie Blackmon had the second-best batting average in baseball. He’s fallen off a bit since CBS4’s Vic Lombardi interviewed him then, but he’s batting .319 — and he still has a killer beard.
Michael Cuddyer and Troy Tulowitzki each homered, Juan Nicasio solved the Braves and the Colorado Rockies beat Atlanta 3-1 on Saturday.
The Colorado Rockies began another day without Carlos Gonzalez in their starting lineup with the more daunting knowledge Nolan Arenado will be missing for much longer.
Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss appeared as a guest on The Jim Rome Show on Wednesday and discussed going from coaching high school baseball to managing the Rockies, and his thoughts on Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado.
Carlos Gonzalez had five of Colorado’s season-high 21 hits and Nolan Arenado made several slick plays at third base on a night he extended his hitting streak to 26 games as the Rockies routed the Texas Rangers 12-1 on Tuesday night.
A different team and a new season has made all the difference for Jordan Lyles.
The hitting bug isn’t the only contagious thing in the Colorado Rockies’ lineup these days.
Fresh off a demotion to the bullpen after three subpar performances, the former 16-game winner was suddenly thrust back out to the mound Wednesday night and turned in an encouraging performance.
Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies are confident it’s too early to be concerned about Jorge De La Rosa.