Cubs Catcher Is Winning Pitcher, Scores Winning Run In 16-Inning Game

I do not envy the hardy fans who watched all 6:27 of the game between the 43-63 Rockies and the 44-61 Cubs, including 12 straight scoreless innings. But those who did stick it out saw something rare: Chicago catcher John Baker pitched a scoreless top of the 16th, and became the winning pitcher when he scored the… » 7/30/14 1:28pm Yesterday 1:28pm

Troy Tulowitzki Went To A Yankees Game And Everyone's Freaking Out

Troy Tulowitzki will be in another uniform next year. That's not to impress you with my predictive abilities, or to rub it in for Rockies fans, or to make some kind of observation about small-market teams' inability to keep their homegrown stars. It's just a statement of fact. As in: the sun will come up tomorrow,… » 7/28/14 10:30am Monday 10:30am

Replay Review Doesn't Prevent Umpires From Completely Blowing Call

In the seventh inning of last night's game between the Rockies and Cardinals, Matt Carpenter went to first after seemingly being hit by a Franklin Morales pitch. The Rockies challenged the play, and after a lengthy replay review, the original call was upheld despite it being pretty damn clear to everyone at home that… » 6/24/14 5:14pm 6/24/14 5:14pm

Corey Dickerson Boned Himself Out Of An Inside-The-Park Home Run

With his team down 6-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning of yesterday's game against the Brewers, Corey Dickerson stepped to the plate and ripped a pitch into the right-field wall. With the ball caroming sharply into no-man's land, it looked like Dickerson had himself a guaranteed triple and a possible homer. A bad… » 6/23/14 11:16am 6/23/14 11:16am

You Can't Really Get Troy Tulowitzki Out Right Now

Troy Tulowitzki hit two more home runs last night, bringing his season total to nine, ballooning his slash line to .408/.512./.786, and raising his fWAR to a league-leading 3.1. Those cartoonish numbers speak for themselves, and are bound to regress, but Tulo is doing things he's never done before in his career, and… » 5/06/14 12:59pm 5/06/14 12:59pm

Typo Dramatically Alters Meaning Of Sign About Beer Sales

A reader spotted this sign at the Colorado Rockies' home opener. Under normal circumstances, this is the kind of sign that would make a beer-guzzling baseball fan hang his head in sadness. But thanks to a typo, this sign suddenly transformed into a one-way ticket to party town, where the beers only cost $12. » 4/10/14 5:37pm 4/10/14 5:37pm

Rockies Co-Owner Takes Smiling Happy DUI Mug Shot [Updated]

Charles Monfort, the Colorado Rockies' co-owner and managing general partner, got pinched on suspicion of DUI on Monday in Windsor, Colo. The Denver Post says he was also cited for driving 10 to 19 mph over the speed limit, and that he posted bond and was released yesterday. In a statement issued last night, Monfort… » 11/06/13 12:33pm 11/06/13 12:33pm

Todd Helton Homered In His Final Game At Coors Field

In the 1,140 previous home games the 17-year veteran played for the Rockies, his only Major League club, Todd Helton batted .345 and hit 226 home runs. This shouldn't come as a shock. And yet — the first baseman just turned 40, he'd hit just 14 homers this season and the Rockies don't exactly command an air of destiny. » 9/25/13 10:03pm 9/25/13 10:03pm