Colorado was not kind to Madison Bumgarner on Thursday. During the team's off-day, he decided to partake in a little dirt bike riding. It did not go well.
Colorado Rockies marquee offseason signee Ian Desmond has yet to play a game in his new threads; however, according to manager Bud Black, the 31-year-old has started swinging the bat for the first time since he had surgery to repair a fractured bone in his left hand.
"Negative is a good thing on this," Black said. "We'll take negative. We've had too many positives on these type of X-rays over the last six weeks."
The baseball gods are a fickle, but fair, bunch. That's certainly been the case this year and it was on display in full force in Los Angeles.
DJ LeMahieu and Nolan Arenado were Colorado's only starters to escape the game without a punchout, as Kershaw struck out ten in a Dodgers win.
Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray has a broken foot that will force the Wolf to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks, giving other members of Rockies organization the opportunity to nab a start in the rotation in his absence.
Thomas Harding joined Mile High Sports Radio to discuss the injuries to Gray, Dahl and Desmond, and when Rockies fans can expect the players to be back.
Not long ago, in a Twitterverse not far away, the Rockies started a contest looking for people to include a photo in posts with a chance to win a prize pack.
Nolan Arenado homered twice to give the Colorado Rockies a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
Black is impressed with his young starter's mental toughness and pleased to see that the 22-year-old seems to get better as games wear on.