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8/27/2015 | Rehabbing Lyles itching to return to normal routine

Jordan Lyles isn't shy about it. A season on the sidelines isn't a glamorous life. Lyles, though, has seen an upswing in positivity this week. He has accompanied the Rockies on their current road trip -- the first one he's made since he last appeared in Philadelphia -- and the right-hander will be cleared to start running once the team returns home.


8/27/2015 | Barnes burning: Outfielder heats up for Rox

Life has not been easy for Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes during the season's second half. The 29-year-old, in his third full Major League season, came into Wednesday hitting .251, due to a .190 average since the break and .111 during August. He knew of only one way to turn things around -- grind.


8/26/2015 | Rox storm back in 7th to stun Braves' Miller

Jose Reyes' two-run triple capped a four-run seventh inning that extended Shelby Miller's winless streak to 18 starts and propelled the Rockies to a 6-3 win over the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field.


8/26/2015 | Liriano rides hot streak into series vs. Rockies

The Rockies and Pirates open a three-game weekend set at PNC Park on Friday night. Veteran left-hander Francisco Liriano (9-6, 3.23 ERA) takes the ball for Pittsburgh, while Colorado counters with rookie Jon Gray (0-0, 5.94).


8/25/2015 | Rockies notch two huge outs against Freeman

The Colorado Rockies got what they needed on Tuesday -- an end to their four-game losing streak -- beating both the Atlanta Braves and one of the game's most-feared hitters to do it. Rockies' right-hander Chad Bettis tossed five gutsy innings, and five relievers chipped in to help flummox the Braves. The 5-1 win hinged on two huge at-bats, both against Braves' slugger Freddie Freeman.


8/25/2015 | All-Star LeMahieu keeps on raking for Rox

If DJ LeMahieu has been one thing this season -- and for the Colorado Rockies, their All-Star second baseman has been just about everything they've asked and more -- he's been steady.


8/25/2015 | Scouting profile: Jon Gray

A good athlete, right-hander Jon Gray played baseball, basketball and football at Chandler (Oklahoma) High School. He then went on to pitch at Eastern Oklahoma State College and had an outstanding tenure at the University of Oklahoma, where he was a member of the All Big-12 Team.


8/25/2015 | Rox nearly turn gifts into game-changing rally

In the eighth inning of a close game Monday night against the Braves, Rockies third-base coach Stu Cole didn't hesitate to wave a runner home. However, a great defensive effort from Atlanta snuffed out the Rockies' rally.


8/24/2015 | Bettis, Foltynewicz square off at Turner Field

The Braves and Rockies continue their three-game series at Turner Field on Tuesday night. Fireballing right-hander Mike Foltynewicz (4-5, 6.06 ERA) takes the ball for the Braves, while the Rockies counter with righty Chad Bettis (5-4, 4.88).


8/24/2015 | Braves snap skid as Teheran quiets Rox

Julio Teheran went 7 1/3 strong innings and Atlanta's beleaguered bullpen held on as the Braves beat the Rockies, 5-3, on Monday night at Turner Field, snapping a seven-game losing streak.


8/24/2015 | CarGo exits with sore knee, day to day

Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez, the hottest home run hitter in the Majors since the All-Star break, left Monday night's game against the Braves in the fifth inning with soreness in his right knee. The team is listing him as day to day.


8/24/2015 | Hale sent to Triple-A, clearing spot for Bettis

The Rockies announced Monday that they optioned right-hander David Hale to Triple-A Albuquerque, one day after he uncorked a club-record four wild pitches in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets in Denver.


8/23/2015 | Hale features strikeout stuff in historically wild start

A pinch of wildness, a dash of effectiveness and a helping of weirdness was the recipe for David Hale's start on Sunday afternoon. In Colorado's 5-1 loss to the Mets at Coors Field, Hale uncorked a Rockies single-game-high four wild pitches, tied a career high with nine strikeouts and retired the final 10 hitters he faced.


8/23/2015 | Mets sweep away Rox behind Verrett's gem

Subbing for Matt Harvey, Logan Verrett held the Rockies to one run and four hits in eight innings in his first Major League start, as the National League East-leading Mets won, 5-1, at Coors Field on Sunday. By taking advantage of a memorably scattershot performance by Rockies starter David Hale, New York completed a three-game sweep and maintained a five-game lead over the Nationals.


8/23/2015 | Diaz, Castro promoted from Triple-A

With Colorado desperately needing relief for its often-used and ineffective bullpen, the Rockies called up two fresh faces on Sunday. Right-handers Simon Castro and Jairo Diaz were promoted from Triple-A Albuquerque before Colorado's series finale with the Mets. Veteran reliever Rafael Betancourt was designated for assignment and Justin Miller was optioned down to Albuquerque as the corresponding moves.


8/23/2015 | Veteran reliever Betancourt DFA'd by Rockies

Rafael Betancourt, one of the most accomplished relievers in Rockies history, saw his tenure and more than likely his 12-season Major League career end when the club designated him for assignment Sunday morning.


8/23/2015 | De La Rosa, Teheran set for opener

The Rockies will look to continue their success this season against Atlanta on Monday, when the two teams open up a three-game series at Turner Field. Colorado will send left-hander Jorge De La Rosa (7-5, 4.50 ERA) to the hill opposite the Braves' Julio Teheran (8-6, 4.32 ERA).


8/23/2015 | Parker rounding into form after 4-RBI game

Rockies rookie outfielder Kyle Parker vows not to be distracted by his volatile early-career batting average, which is displayed big as life on the scoreboard each at-bat. Parker ignored the .233 at the start of Saturday's game. After a big night -- a three-run triple and an RBI double in a 14-9 loss to the Mets at Coors -- he'll make himself do the same when the board flashes .250 next time he's batting.


8/23/2015 | Hundley exits an inning after taking foul tip to mask

Rockies catcher Nick Hundley took a foul tip to the mask in the fifth inning and was replaced in the sixth inning of Saturday night's 14-9 loss to the Mets at Coors Field.


8/22/2015 | Mets ride big inning to another 14-9 win over Rox

On Star Wars Night at Coors Field, the National League East-leading Mets knocked Rockies starting pitcher Chris Rusin into the Twilight Zone en route to a 14-9 victory on Saturday night. New York also beat Colorado by a 14-9 score on Friday night.


8/22/2015 | Verrett makes first MLB start as Mets eye sweep

The Rockies and Mets will conclude their three-game series on Sunday, with Colorado sending right-hander David Hale to the hill opposite New York's Logan Verrett. The first-place Mets, who own a five-game lead over the Nationals in the NL East, will look to secure a series sweep of the Rockies.


8/22/2015 | Rockies will be evaluating rotation arms down stretch

With Chad Bettis nearing a return to the Rockies' rotation, Colorado will have an opportunity to evaluate many of its young arms together in the final six weeks of the regular season.


8/22/2015 | Arenado cements special season with 30th HR

Nolan Arenado has stuck to his routine and hasn't wavered from what generated the first All-Star appearance of his career, and he hit his 30th homer of the season during a 3-for-5 night in the Rockies' 14-9 loss to the Mets on Friday night.


8/22/2015 | Niese aims to stifle Rox again, this time at Coors

The Rockies and Mets will resume their three-game series on Saturday night -- with Colorado sending left-hander Chris Rusin to the hill opposite New York's Jon Niese.


8/22/2015 | Cespedes' 3 HRs help Mets outslug Rockies

Yoenis Cespedes knocked a grand slam among his three home runs and five hits, and the National League East-leading Mets went deep five times in a 14-9 victory over the Rockies on a Coors Field kind of Friday night.




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