Nationals' manager Dusty Baker praised the Rockies this year, saying that their success makes his job that much more difficult.
After a slow start and a spot needed in the pitching rotation, outfielder Stephen Cardullo was sent down to Triple-A on Tuesday to make room for Marquez.
With an average age of 24.2, The Rockies own the youngest pitching staff in the National League. The rotation has held the fort this season which has driven the Rockies to a Major League-best 14-6 record.
The Rockies now have the most wins in baseball after last night's win against the Nationals. Will the magic last?
Desmond, the Colorado Rockies marquee offseason signing, inked a five-year, $70-million-dollar contract in summer with one goal in mind: winning.
The Colorado Rockies are off to a blazing start to the 2017 season, a start that has them penciled in as the best team in baseball right now.
There's no wrong time to hit a home run, but Charlie Blackmon and Mark Reynolds picked just about the best times possible to go deep Monday.
The hot bats of the Colorado Rockies stayed hot, and the Washington Nationals had their seven-game winning streak snapped.
Colorado Rockies offseason signee Ian Desmond has yet to play a game for his new franchise, but Monday he took a big step towards getting back on the field.
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, The Rockies will call up German Marquez on Tuesday to fill the hole in the rotation.