Arenado homers in 4th straight to cap 6-run 4th

June 23, 2018

DENVER — The schedule didn’t guarantee Nolan Arenado would homer again on Friday night, but just as well. Arenado’s two-run shot with two outs in the fourth inning against Marlins left-hander Wei-Yin Chen made it four straight games that he has gone deep. The homer completed a six-run inning that gave the Rockies a 7-1 lead at Coors Field. View Full Game Coverage DENVER — The schedule didn’t guarantee Nolan…

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Rockies icon Helton still beloved by franchise

June 23, 2018

DENVER — Todd Helton stood, arms folded, studying Rockies hitters during batting practice. The furrowed brow and familiar goatee are grayer than they were a few years ago, but the intense expression took one back to his 17 seasons as the team’s most beloved player. Helton is back at Coors Field this weekend for the Rockies’ 25th Anniversary celebration. Helton and other members of the Rockies’ All-Time 25, as voted…

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Lambert spins a gem for Hartford

June 17, 2018

Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday. Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday. :: Complete prospect coverage :: Nick Senzel’s offensive barrage continued with another multihit performance in Triple-A Louisville’s 7-4 loss to Toledo. The Reds’ No. 1 prospect (No. 5 overall) has two or more hits in seven straight games after going…

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McMahon's game plan pays off with 1st homer

June 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Rockies rookie Ryan McMahon took an early-season demotion to Triple-A Albuquerque as a reminder to stick to a plan — one that came to fruition with his first Major League homer in the eighth inning of Thursday’s 9-3 loss to the Phillies. McMahon, 23, entered the year the club’s No. 2 prospect, per MLB Pipeline, and made the team in Spring Training amid much fanfare. He launched a…

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Story breaks up no-hitter, but Rox fall to Phils

June 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Trevor Story saved the Rockies from the ignominy of a no-hitter, but as has been the case recently, he couldn’t prevent another loss. Story’s RBI double with two outs in the seventh ended Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez‘s no-hit bid, and the Rockies fell, 9-3, on Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Colorado has lost 10 of its past 13 games. View Full Game Coverage PHILADELPHIA — Trevor Story…

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Rox score 5 in 4th before 1st out to beat Phils

June 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — It was fitting that Ian Desmond‘s two-run homer was the big hit in the Rockies’ five-run fourth inning, which keyed a skid-stopping, 7-2 victory over the Phillies on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. Colorado had lost a season-high five straight games and nine of its previous 11 entering Wednesday. But the Rockies won with 11 hits and seven innings of six-hit, one-run ball from lefty Tyler Anderson…

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Gray K's 10 but allows 3-run homer in defeat

June 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Rockies right-hander Jon Gray believes the strain of trying to correct a mechanical flaw interfered with his performance in Tuesday night’s 5-4 loss to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Gray ended with 10 strikeouts in six innings, but he walked four. The first two free passes set up a Scott Kingery three-run homer in the first inning, and the other two set up Kingery’s sacrifice fly in…

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