DLR and Wisler duel ends in bloop

Today’s RoxWalkOff win was one of the more interesting games of the year. Most of the scoring occurred in the first 3 innings. CarGo got the Rox off to a great start, photocopying last night’s home run with another on a pitch just off the outside corner. Shown side by side, the similarity in pitch … Continued

DLR outduels Greinke in LA

On a clear Saturday night in LA where Don Mattingly gave most of his heavy hitters the night off, the Rox got a stellar performance from Jorge de la Rosa that even Scott Oberg couldn’t mess up. DLR fielded a grounder in the 7th twisting his groin awkwardly, we’ll have to wait to see how … Continued

FirstLook: Rockies @ Padres, 5.2.15

Not much positive on this roadtrip so far. Congrats to Drew Stubbs for getting off the 0-fer list. At least we won’t be seeing Jorge Rondon again anytime soon, he’s been DFA’d after an infinite ERA disaster last night. I think that may have been the strategy, get him off the 40-man and move on. … Continued

FirstLook: Giants vs. Rockies, 4.25.15

It’s the 20th anniversary of the thunderous opening of Coors Field (occurring unusually late in 1995 due to the labor settlement). Walt Weiss brought a few of the oldtimers down to watch BP. No, Tim Hudson wasn’t playing then, it just seems like it. With Mark Ellis and Eric Chavez done, and Barry Zito pending … Continued

Rockies Get Weiss First Win of Career

Jorge De La Rosa struggled with command, but that didn’t stop the Rockies from handing Walt Weiss, their first year manager, the win at the end of the game. De La Rosa only lasted 4 1/3, giving up four runs on 5 hits.  He also walked three, struck out three and threw an HR pitch … Continued

De La Rosa Taking the Mound

For the second game of the season we will get our first look at Jorge De La Rosa this season.  The lefty is making his 2013 debut tonight and the collective breath will be held to see if his Tommy John arm will be ready for prime time. The Rockies dropped the season opener last night, … Continued