Thursday, April 19, 2018

COLORADO ROCKIES

Chad Bettis dazzles, Rockies shut out Pirates in frigid temperatures

Chad Bettis earned his third win of the season and dropped his season ERA to 1.44, pitching 7.1 scoreless innings in Pittsburgh.

Strong start from Marquez, homers from Story, Blackmon ice 6-2 win in frigid Pittsburgh

Homers by Blackmon and Story back Marquez's strong start in chilly Pittsburgh.

PODCAST: Strikeouts and Walks — Story and the Starters

The Rockies took three of four games from the Nationals over the weekend, but some troubling trends continue.

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Three takeaways from the Rockies’ series against Washington

Three takeaways from the Rockies' series against the Washington Nationals.

Rockies need more punch from their 1-2 combination atop the rotation

Jon Gray and Tyler Anderson are a talented 1-2 punch, but they're still far from being a knockout combo as this weekend demonstrated.

Ian Desmond returns to Washington and plays the hero on Jackie Robinson Day

Bryce Harper homered, but it was another longtime National who played the hero on Sunday -- Jackie Robinson Day across Major League Baseball.

Bud Black explains how Max Scherzer shut down Rockies’ bats

Bud Black suggested postgame that Colorado was caught somewhat off guard by the Scherzer's velocity, despite his reputation as one of the best in the game.

Colorado bats go silent after Blackmon’s home run, Rockies lose 6-2

Colorado's bats went silent after Blackmon's home run as the offense couldn't solve Max Scherzer. Rockies lose 6-2.

The revival of Adam Ottavino and his signature slider

Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino is back to his dominant form early in 2018, and his signature pitch is as good as ever.

Rockies’ bullpen dominates in 2-1 victory over Nationals

The Rockies' high-priced bullpen was worth every penny in Friday's 2-1 win over Washington.

Suspensions handed down to Arenado, Parra in Coors Field brawl

Suspensions handed out in Padres-Rockies brawl at Coors Field.

LeMahieu’s pair of homers power Rockies to 5-1 win in Washington

DJ LeMahieu's career night carries the Rockies to a 5-1 victory in Washington behind solid pitching by Chad Bettis, Bryan Shaw and Jake McGee.

PODCAST: Assessing the Rockies through 13 games

Casey Light and Jake Meier look at the high and lows of the first 13 games, including surprising performances and who needs to step up moving forward.