Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: German Marquez

A pair of stars awaken Rockies from early season slumber

For the Colorado Rockies, the club’s leaders, both Nolan Arenado at the plate and German Marquez on the mound were those saviors after a lowly 3-12 start, including eight consecutive losing efforts.

German Marquez guides Rockies to a much-needed victory

German Marquez nearly recorded the second no-hitter in Rockies history on Sunday.

Rockies woes continue vs. Braves, drop fifth consecutive game

The Colorado Rockies were defeated by the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night, 7-1. The Rockies are currently 3-9 this season and have dropped five consecutive games, all of which have been at home.

Rockies would be wise to extend hometown ace Kyle Freeland

The Rockies just extended starter German Marquez two days ago, agreeing with him on a five-year deal worth $43 million, keeping him in Colorado till at least 2024. Now, it is time to extend their other star pitcher in Freeland, who will be eligible for salary arbitration next season.

Where the Rockies have hit, where they’ve missed so far

Comparing those two sets of results, obvious differences exist. Last year, the team scored 31 runs, an average of 4.4 runs per game. That mark has fallen to 2.4 this year.

20th and Blake Podcast: Where is the Rockies offense?

For the latest 20th and Blake podcast, Aniello Piro discusses the Colorado Rockies struggles at the plate to start the 2019 season. 

German Marquez career comes full circle ahead of start in Tampa

Jeff Passan of ESPN reports that the Rockies and the 24-year-old hurler came to terms on a deal that will keep Marquez locked up through the 2023 season. The deal eliminates Marquez' pre-arbitration years, all of arbitration and one year of free agency.

Official: German Marquez agrees to multi-year extension with Rockies

In 2018, Marquez (14-11) started a career-high 33 games and recorded 230 strikeouts, also a career-high.

20th and Blake Podcast: Reacting to the Rockies’ opening streak

Topics include a resilient lineup thanks to a coaching staff addition and a preview of the final two games against the Miami Marlins before heading to Tampa Bay.

Takeaways from latest grind-out victory for resilient Rockies

Backing the efforts of a pair of quality starts from the top of their rotation has been a solid offense. After tallying six runs on Opening Day, the Rockies were forced to grind out their runs against Trevor Richards, a familiar fate against the youngster in a 6-1 win.