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Rockies send struggling OF Stubbs to minors

By The Sports Network, 1 week 2 days ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies optioned struggling outfielder Drew Stubbs to Triple-A Albuquerque prior to Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Stubbs received the demotion after going 6-for-51 with 31 strikeouts in 24 games this season. Outfielder Brandon Barnes was recalled from Albuquerque to take the roster spot. The 30-year-old Stubbs hit a...

Rockies place Dickerson on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Corey Dickerson on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. Dickerson, who has been shelved due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot, was hitting .306 with five doubles, five home runs and 16 RBI over 33 games for the Rockies this year. Colorado recalled infielder/outfielder Ben Paulsen from Triple-A Albuquerque. Paulsen...

Four Potential Trade Suitors for the Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki

By Jake Rose, 1 week 4 days ago
When healthy, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is one of baseball’s most complete and exciting players. The problem is Tulowitzki is hardly healthy. When Tulo is on the diamond, he is one of the elite, five-tool players in the game and potentially one of the faces of baseball.  There is no question that the four-time All-Star is likely on his way out of Denver...

Rockies' Morneau lands on concussion DL

By The Sports Network, 1 week 6 days ago
Los Angeles, CA ( - Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Morneau sat out the first two games of the Dodgers' series after exiting Colorado's 2-1 loss to the Angels on Wednesday when being shaken up while diving for a ball. The 2014 National League batting...

Rockies manager Weiss undergoes appendectomy

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Anaheim, CA ( - Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss underwent an appendectomy after complaining of stomach pain and discomfort prior to Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Weiss was taken to a hospital prior to the game with head trainer Keith Dugger to undergo tests and soon thereafter underwent surgery. Weiss is expected to be hospitalized until Thursday...

Rockies' Lyles leaves start with hand injury

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Anaheim, CA ( - Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jordan Lyles left Wednesday's start against the Los Angeles Angels after he was hit in the hand with a line drive by Albert Pujols in the first inning. The ball ricocheted off Lyles' right hand to second baseman DJ LeMahieu, who retired Pujols to end the inning. Christian Bergman relieved Lyles to start the second...

Rockies recall Rosario, option Matzek

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 15 hours ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies recalled catcher Wilin Rosario from Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday. Rosario appeared in 10 games earlier this season for Colorado and hit one home run with two RBI. To make room on the roster, the team optioned pitcher Tyler Matzek to Albuquerque. He is 2-1 in five starts with a 4.09 earned run average. 

Rockies closer Adam Ottavino undergoes Tommy John surgery

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Denver, CO ( - Colorado Rockies closer Adam Ottavino underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery to repair a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow on Thursday in Pensacola, Florida, the team announced. The operation was performed by noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Ottavino, 29, went on the disabled list April 27 with right triceps...

Recap: Colorado vs. Arizona

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Denver, CO ( - Robbie Ray won his regular-season debut for the Arizona Diamondbacks to help them sweep a doubleheader with the Colorado Rockies. Ray pitched six strong innings and the Diamondbacks beat the Rockies 5-1 in Wednesday's second game. Arizona won the opener 13-7 as the teams produced a combined 30 hits after being rained out on consecutive nights. Ray (...

Recap: Colorado vs. Arizona

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Denver, CO ( - Monday's series opener between the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks has been postponed due to rain. The Rockies, losers in five straight games, were set to send Tyler Matzek to the mound to oppose D-backs' opening day starter Josh Collmenter. Colorado's last win came a week ago against Arizona with Matzek on the hill. There is no makeup date at...