Ramon Hernandez Season Over

Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez has finally received the news he has been waiting for.  He officially has a torn tendon in his left hamstring and will undergo season ending surgery next week.  This means his season is over due to the time it would take to rehab after surgery and the fact that the Rockies … Continued

[v2] Rounding the Final Turn

[Who knew Commissioner Bud had allowed the regular season to slop into October?  Despite a day-dream contemplating how the Rockies were going to fit 32 games into 30 days, never did it occur to me to click-on those little arrows pointing to the right on each team’s schedule page.  Thanks to Mike Raysfan for catching my oversight. … Continued

The Return of the 5 Man Rotation

Before Thursdays game the team announced that the Rockies would return to the 5 man rotation adding Jhoulys Chacin to the mix. It was also announced that this doesn’t mean that the 75 pitch count would be lifted. On the contrary, according to Jim Tracy’s pre-game comments, it is believed that keeping the starting pitchers … Continued

Helton Out For Season

Todd Helton’s season is over. He will undergo arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip, ending any hope he will be a part of the potential 100 loss season the Rockies are heading towards. He told the Denver Post, The recovery time is about six months, so I am doing this … Continued

Quick News: Friedrich, Nieves and Chacin

Christian Friedrich is most likely out for the season with a stress fracture in his lower back. An MRI confirmed what his body was telling him, that pitching was painful for a reason. Friedrich told the DP: Everytime I tried to throw downhill it would bite at me…I tried to get through the side session … Continued

Scutaro Off to Frisco

The Colorado Rockies announced today that the club has acquired infielder Charlie Culberson from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for infielder Marco Scutaro and cash considerations. Culberson, 23, has split the 2012 season with Triple-A Fresno and in the Major Leagues with the Giants. Culberson made his Major League debut on 5/13 at ARI, … Continued