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  • Baseball notes: Struggling Drew Stubbs sent to the minors

    Baseball notes: Struggling Drew Stubbs sent to the minors
    Struggling outfielder Drew Stubbs has been optioned to triple-A Albuquerque by the Colorado Rockies, who recalled outfielder Brandon Barnes from the Isotopes. Stubbs was hitting .118 with two home runs and five runs batted in in 24 games and had...
  • Rockies end Phillies' six-game winning streak with 6-5 victory

    Rockies end Phillies' six-game winning streak with 6-5 victory
    DENVER (AP) — Nick Hundley hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 6-5 on Tuesday night to snap the Phillies' six-game winning streak. Hundley lined a 1-2 pitch from reliever Justin De Fratus (0-1) into...
  • Hamels pitches Phillies past Rockies 4-3 for 6th straight win

    Hamels pitches Phillies past Rockies 4-3 for 6th straight win
    DENVER — Cole Hamels pitched efficiently into the eighth inning and Odubel Herrera broke a tie in the sixth with a two-run double as the Philadelphia Phillies won their sixth straight game by beating the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Monday night....
  • Mike Trout's defense, Albert Pujols' sacrifice fly give Angels 2-1 win over Rockies

    Mike Trout's defense, Albert Pujols' sacrifice fly give Angels 2-1 win over Rockies
    Angels 2, Colorado 1 (11 innings) KEY MOMENT: Angels center fielder Mike Trout, who leaped at the wall to rob Troy Tulowitzki of a homer in the 10th inning, made a running catch of Daniel Descalso's fly to shallow center in the 11th and threw home to...
  • Counsell third former Marlins player managing in majors

    Counsell third former Marlins player managing in majors
    It was a moment frozen in time, the most iconic Marlins moment when Craig Counsell dashed home on Edgar Renteria's single in the 11th inning of Game 7 of the 1997 World Series, stepped on home plate with his left foot and leaped jubilantly into history....
  • Brewers follow trend in naming Craig Counsell as manager

    Brewers follow trend in naming Craig Counsell as manager
    Ron Roenicke was in a good mood Sunday morning at Wrigley Field, talking about managing against his old pal Joe Maddon. Roenicke and Maddon were coaches on the Angels’ staff under Mike Scioscia, and both enjoyed early success in Milwaukee and...
  • Major League Update: Christian Bergman filling in wherever he can for Colorado Rockies

    Major League Update: Christian Bergman filling in wherever he can for Colorado Rockies
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) Colorado Rockies pitcher: Though he didn’t factor into the decision in his latest outing against the host San Francisco Giants on Tuesday,...
  • David Dahl Enters Season As Rockies' No. 1 Prospect

    David Dahl Enters Season As Rockies' No. 1 Prospect
    NEW BRITAIN — The game was coming so easily for David Dahl. Within 90 days of finishing high school, he was already an MVP in the pros. Then came the inevitable, the harsh awakening. "It's a whole 'nother world," New Britain Rock Cats manager...
  • 2-year-old son of Rockies pitcher improving after rattlesnake bite

    2-year-old son of Rockies pitcher improving after rattlesnake bite
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Colorado Rockies reliever John Axford's 2-year-old son is improving following a rattlesnake bite. Jameson Axford remained hospitalized for an eighth straight day, but Axford said Wednesday his son was able to sleep through...
  • Matt McBride winner of Abby Greer Award

    There is a 5-pound hunk of slate in the lobby at Coors Field in Denver. Names etched on it are players who won the "Abby Greer Award." The annual award honors the Most Valuable Player of the Colorado Rockies during spring training. Soon, a new name will...
  • Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball

    Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball
    The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set. The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...