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Denver Post
Walt Weiss, Rockies' manager: Ben Paulsen has been 'very clutch for us'PITTSBURGH — Ben Paulsen has, somewhat quietly, become an offensive force. The
Walt Weiss, Rockies' manager: Ben Paulsen has been 'very clutch for us'
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
PITTSBURGH — Ben Paulsen has, somewhat quietly, become an offensive force. The first baseman went 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk and two RBIs in the Rockies' 5-0 victory over the Pirates on Sunday. Paulsen hit .368 (7-for-19) on the six-game road... Read more
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Denver Post
Saunders: Sitting down to eat with the Vin and only in '96 still stands outPITTSBURGH — It remains one of my fondest baseball memories. It was Sept. 17,
Saunders: Sitting down to eat with the Vin and only in '96 still stands out
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
PITTSBURGH — It remains one of my fondest baseball memories. It was Sept. 17, 1996, a cold, misty Tuesday night at Coors Field. The Rockies' game against the Los Angeles Dodgers finally began after a 64-minute delay. That night the Dodgers' Hideo... Read more
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Denver Post
Scott Oberg needs to eliminate walks for RockiesPITTSBURGH — Scott Oberg is a walking contradiction. The Rockies have loads of
Scott Oberg needs to eliminate walks for Rockies
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
PITTSBURGH — Scott Oberg is a walking contradiction. The Rockies have loads of faith in the 25-year-old, right-handed reliever, but he needs to eliminate walks. Case in point: his eighth inning Friday night against the Pirates. He gave up... Read more
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Denver Post
Justin Morneau begins rehab assignment in Double-A New BritainPITTSBURGH — Justin Morneau might play in a Rockies uniform again after all. T
Justin Morneau begins rehab assignment in Double-A New Britain
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
PITTSBURGH — Justin Morneau might play in a Rockies uniform again after all. The veteran first baseman, who has missed most of the season because of a neck injury and concussion symptoms, began a rehab assignment with the Double-A New Britain Rock... Read more
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Denver Post
Chad Bettis returning to Rockies' starting rotation against BravesATLANTA — After missing more than a month with right-elbow inflammation, right-
Chad Bettis returning to Rockies' starting rotation against Braves
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
ATLANTA — After missing more than a month with right-elbow inflammation, right-hander Chad Bettis will return to the rotation to face the Braves on Tuesday. Bettis was placed on the 15-day disabled list July 19. He made rehab starts Aug. 15 and Aug.... Read more
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Denver Post
Mets sweep Rockies, Colorado now owns worst record in MLBCarlos Gonzalez sat in front of his locker late Sunday afternoon, packing gear
Mets sweep Rockies, Colorado now owns worst record in MLB
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
Carlos Gonzalez sat in front of his locker late Sunday afternoon, packing gear for the Rockies' upcoming six-game road trip. It begins Monday night in Atlanta before continuing in Pittsburgh. There is some heavy baggage that CarGo would rather not... Read more
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Denver Post
Rockies Mailbag: Nolan Arenado to the Mets for Noah Syndergaard?Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every othe
Rockies Mailbag: Nolan Arenado to the Mets for Noah Syndergaard?
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every other week on Tuesdays. Nolan Arenado in a straight-up trade in November to the Mets for Noah Syndergaard. Do you make this deal if you're the Rockies? Do you if you're the... Read more
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Denver Post
Michael Cuddyer back at Coors Field for Mets-Rockies seriesOn a personal level, this has not been a dream season for Cuddyer, who entered
Michael Cuddyer back at Coors Field for Mets-Rockies series
Denver Post / Posted 10 days ago
On a personal level, this has not been a dream season for Cuddyer, who entered Friday night's game hitting .249 with eight home runs and 31 RBIs. The outfielder came off the disabled list Aug. 11 after missing 18 games because of left knee... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Longest HR of MLB Season: 493 FeetCoors Field might be notoriously hitter-friendly, but there is no earthly expla
Longest HR of MLB Season: 493 Feet
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
Coors Field might be notoriously hitter-friendly, but there is no earthly explanation for Michael Taylor's 493-foot home run blast Thursday night. The the two-run shot is the longest homer of the 2015 season, as pointed out by the Denver Post's... Read more
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Denver Post
Ben Paulsen's play, if not his shaven face, gets noticedA clean-shaven Ben Paulsen drew a lot of attention before Thursday night's game
Ben Paulsen's play, if not his shaven face, gets noticed
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
A clean-shaven Ben Paulsen drew a lot of attention before Thursday night's games against the Washington Nationals. "I made a big mistake shaving," he said, explaining the absence of his massive beard. "So I had to take it all off." Quipped manager... Read more
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Denver Post
Rockies Mailbag: Nolan Arenado to the Mets for Noah Syndergaard?Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every othe
Rockies Mailbag: Nolan Arenado to the Mets for Noah Syndergaard?
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every other week on Tuesdays. Nolan Arenado in a straight-up trade in November to the Mets for Noah Syndergaard. Do you make this deal if you're the Rockies? Do you if you're the... Read more
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Denver Post
Rockies outfielder Cory Dickerson slowly coming back from injuryAlthough there are no guarantees that left fielder Corey Dickerson will return
Rockies outfielder Cory Dickerson slowly coming back from injury
Denver Post / Posted 13 days ago
Although there are no guarantees that left fielder Corey Dickerson will return this season, he continues to make steady progress as he returns from two nondisplaced rib fractures on his right side. He was injured diving for a ball on July 30 at St.... Read more
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Denver Post
Rockies manager Walt Weiss plans to return for 2016 seasonManager Walt Weiss appeared weary late Saturday night after the Rockies blew an
Rockies manager Walt Weiss plans to return for 2016 season
Denver Post / Posted 14 days ago
Manager Walt Weiss appeared weary late Saturday night after the Rockies blew another ninth-inning lead and lost 7-5 to the San Diego Padres. The bullpen's collapse spoiled rookie starter Jon Gray's second consecutive superb outing, but the Rockies... Read more
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Denver Post
Charlie Blackmon races to 30-steal year for RockiesNEW YORK — Charlie Blackmon said the actual number doesn't matter, but his 30 s
Charlie Blackmon races to 30-steal year for Rockies
Denver Post / Posted 18 days ago
NEW YORK — Charlie Blackmon said the actual number doesn't matter, but his 30 stolen bases this year in 112 games show that he is making progress. "I wanted to do a better job than last year," Blackmon said Thursday after stealing a base and scoring... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Fakenham sloe gin company attracts national recognition Business Feature on Norfolk Sloe Company based in Fakenham - From left, Zoe E
Fakenham sloe gin company attracts national recognition
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Business Feature on Norfolk Sloe Company based in Fakenham - From left, Zoe Emmerson, Nicola Kershaw, Keith Emmerson, Pat Saunders, Will Kershaw, Leanne Kershaw and Sarah Saunders. Picture:... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Fakenham business happy to be in sloe lane Business Feature on Norfolk Sloe Company based in Fakenham - From left, Zoe E
Fakenham business happy to be in sloe lane
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Business Feature on Norfolk Sloe Company based in Fakenham - From left, Zoe Emmerson, Nicola Kershaw, Keith Emmerson, Pat Saunders, Will Kershaw, Leanne Kershaw and Sarah Saunders. Picture: Matthew... Read more
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Denver Post
Rockies admit Jon Gray has an innings limit but won't say what it isNEW YORK — The Rockies wouldn't let Jon Gray see the seventh inning, even on a
Rockies admit Jon Gray has an innings limit but won't say what it is
Denver Post / Posted 20 days ago
NEW YORK — The Rockies wouldn't let Jon Gray see the seventh inning, even on a night when he allowed just one hit through six. Next question: Will they let him see September? "We'll get there when we get there," general manager Jeff Bridich said... Read more
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Bleacher Report
CarGo Rediscovering MLB StardomAnd Gonzalez has been even hotter since the All-Star break, pacing the Senior C
CarGo Rediscovering MLB Stardom
Bleacher Report / Posted 21 days ago
And Gonzalez has been even hotter since the All-Star break, pacing the Senior Circuit with 13 home runs and an eye-popping 1.322 OPS. That's quite the turnaround for a guy who hit .238 and played in just 70 games in an injury-plagued 2014 campaign... Read more
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Denver Post
Rockies' Jon Gray expects better things in second career startWASHINGTON — In his second start, Jon Gray wants a better beginning. The Rocki
Rockies' Jon Gray expects better things in second career start
Denver Post / Posted 22 days ago
WASHINGTON — In his second start, Jon Gray wants a better beginning. The Rockies' prized right-hander takes the mound for the second time in his major-league career Monday night against the New York Mets at Citi Field. The pomp, circumstance and... Read more
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Denver Post
Tommy Kahnle steps up as Rockies' closerWASHINGTON — "Rock-'n'-fire!" That old Little League adage is a pretty good fi
Tommy Kahnle steps up as Rockies' closer
Denver Post / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON — "Rock-'n'-fire!" That old Little League adage is a pretty good fit for Tommy Kahnle, the Rockies' beefy reliever who has stepped into the closer role, at least for the time being. Kahnle earned his chance Friday night, on his 26th... Read more
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Denver Post
Eddie Butler, Rockies pitcher, says he has made positive strides in 2015WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's "Radford University Day" at Nationals Park on Saturday.
Eddie Butler, Rockies pitcher, says he has made positive strides in 2015
Denver Post / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's "Radford University Day" at Nationals Park on Saturday. It would be a nice time for Eddie Butler to turn his season around. The right-hander played college baseball at nearby Radford before the Rockies selected him with a... Read more
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Denver Post
Have the Rockies changed their pitching development strategy?Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every othe
Have the Rockies changed their pitching development strategy?
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every other week on Tuesdays. Why would the Rockies trade the best shortstop in the game for the most over-paid shortstop in the game? I was hearing the Rockies wanted to dump Troy... Read more
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Denver Post
Jon Gray scheduled to make major-league debut for Rockies against MarinersST. LOUIS — Eager anticipation will soon turn into reality for Rockies baseball
Jon Gray scheduled to make major-league debut for Rockies against Mariners
Denver Post / Posted 28 days ago
ST. LOUIS — Eager anticipation will soon turn into reality for Rockies baseball fans. Right-handed starting pitcher Jon Gray, the top prospect in the Rockies organization, is scheduled to make his major-league debut on Tuesday night against the... Read more
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Denver Post
Yohan Flande starting to show he may stay in starting rotationST. LOUIS — Yohan Flande is certainly not the savior for the Rockies' fragile r
Yohan Flande starting to show he may stay in starting rotation
Denver Post / Posted 29 days ago
ST. LOUIS — Yohan Flande is certainly not the savior for the Rockies' fragile rotation, but he's made a strong case as a reasonable short-term solution. The left-hander started twice on the Rockies' road trip through Chicago and St. Louis,... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Rockies take John Axford out of the closer’s roleRockies reliever John Axford has hit the skids as of late, allowing runs in fiv
Rockies take John Axford out of the closer’s role
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted a month ago
Rockies reliever John Axford has hit the skids as of late, allowing runs in five consecutive appearances with four blown saves. He’s forked over eight runs on eight hits and eight walks with four strikeouts. As Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post... Read more
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Denver Post
Troy Tulowitzki's Toronto debut receives rave reviewsST. LOUIS — Troy Tulowitzki's debut with Toronto was must-see TV for the Rockie
Troy Tulowitzki's Toronto debut receives rave reviews
Denver Post / Posted 1 months ago
ST. LOUIS — Troy Tulowitzki's debut with Toronto was must-see TV for the Rockies. The former Rockies shortstop homered and also hit two doubles in his first game with the Blue Jays, who hammered the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Wednesday. "I was... Read more
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