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Rockies P's 2-year-old stable after snake bites

Rockies P's 2-year-old stable after snake bites

ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
The 2-year-old son of Colorado Rockies pitcher John Axford is in stable condition a week after getting bitten twice by a rattlesnake.
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  • Lincecum Pitches Into 6th in Giants Win Over Rockies

    Lincecum Pitches Into 6th in Giants Win Over Rockies

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Tim Lincecum pitched into the sixth inning, Justin Maxwell had three hits and drove in three runs, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Tuesday in an exhibition game.
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  • Butler to rest fatigued shoulder for two days

    Butler to rest fatigued shoulder for two days

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Rockies right-handed pitcher Eddie Butler said doctors confirmed that his right shoulder was fatigued when he left Monday's game after one inning and there was no serious injury. However, Butler has been ordered to rest for two days. It's unclear when h…
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  • Brothers labors through third straight rough outing

    Brothers labors through third straight rough outing

    MLB.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    Rex Brothers struggled for the third consecutive outing Monday in the Rockies' 11-2 loss to the A's at Hohokam Stadium. The left-handed reliever didn't allow a run in the eighth inning, but he continued his late Spring Training swoon.
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  • Pomeranz sails through start vs. former teammates

    Pomeranz sails through start vs. former teammates

    MLB.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    Drew Pomeranz, already viewed as the frontrunner for the fifth spot in the A's rotation, showed why Monday, mowing down his former Rockies team with ease in an 11-2 victory.
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  • Weiss hopes struggling outfielders can bounce back

    Weiss hopes struggling outfielders can bounce back

    MLB.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    The spring slumps of Drew Stubbs and Brandon Barnes have been noticed by the coaching staff, and Rockies manager WaltWeiss is hoping the outfielders will turn it around in the final week of Spring Training as they prepare for Opening Day.
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  • Lawrie Hits 2 Homers as A's Rout Rockies 11-2

    Lawrie Hits 2 Homers as A's Rout Rockies 11-2

    nytimes.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    Brett Lawrie had a pair of home runs and four RBIs, Drew Pomeranz pitched six scoreless innings and the Oakland Athletics routed the Colorado Rockies 11-2 Monday.
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  • LEADING OFF: Rockies' Gonzalez Expected to Return to Lineup

    LEADING OFF: Rockies' Gonzalez Expected to Return to Lineup

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Mar 30 (2 days ago)
    A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:
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  • Rockies Beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in Mexico

    Rockies Beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in Mexico

    nytimes.com Mar 29 (2 days ago)
    Matt McBride homered twice and drove in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 in a split-squad game on Sunday.
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  • Hudson Makes Case for D-Backs' Rotation in Loss to Rockies

    Hudson Makes Case for D-Backs' Rotation in Loss to Rockies

    nytimes.com Mar 29 (2 days ago)
    Daniel Hudson looked strong in a short outing, showing both sides of the argument on whether he should start or relieve for the Arizona Diamondbacks in their 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies in a split-squad game Sunday.
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  • Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockies

    Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockies

    nytimes.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.
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  • Batting pitcher eighth not a new move

    Batting pitcher eighth not a new move

    MLB.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    Twice in the past week, Rockies manager Walt Weiss hit the pitcher eighth and a position player ninth. It is something he is thinking about using, at least on occasion, during the regular season, too.
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  • Rockies' Gonzalez feels pain in repaired knee

    Rockies' Gonzalez feels pain in repaired knee

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left a spring training game with pain in his surgically repaired left knee.
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  • Martinez Throws 6 Shutout Innings, Rangers Beat Rockies 6-3

    Martinez Throws 6 Shutout Innings, Rangers Beat Rockies 6-3

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 27 (5 days ago)
    Nick Martinez threw six scoreless innings, Leonys Martin homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Thursday night.
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  • Move to 'pen has been the difference for Friedrich

    Move to 'pen has been the difference for Friedrich

    MLB.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Christian Friedrich is rounding into the form the Rockies unlocked last season, when they moved him to the bullpen.
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  • 'Amazing' Betancourt battling for Rockies roster spot

    'Amazing' Betancourt battling for Rockies roster spot

    MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Six days after being hit in the jaw by a line drive, ageless reliever Rafael Betancourt took another major step along the comeback trail by pitching a scoreless eighth inning for the Rockies on Wednesday in their 5-2 win over the Giants at Salt River Fi…
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  • Tulowitzki Homers, Butler Strong in Rockies' Win Over Giants

    Tulowitzki Homers, Butler Strong in Rockies' Win Over Giants

    nytimes.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday.
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  • Ring ceremony at Rox camp honors members of AFL's Rafters

    Ring ceremony at Rox camp honors members of AFL's Rafters

    MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Every spring Steve Cobb, the director of the Arizona Fall League, travels to Florida and Arizona training camps to present championship rings to the winning team's players and coaches. The most recent celebration honored the members of the Rockies who p…
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  • Roenicke: Time to see better results

    Roenicke: Time to see better results

    MLB.com Mar 25
    Up to this point of Spring Training, Ron Roenicke has been more concerned about the process than results. With fewer than two weeks before the team's April 6 opener against the Rockies, the Brewers' manager said results are beginning to matter.
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  • Pagan says back feels good enough to play in games

    Pagan says back feels good enough to play in games

    MLB.com Mar 24
    Angel Pagan, who has been bothered by back spasms, felt comfortable earlier Tuesday in a five-inning stint against a Triple-A contingent of Chicago Cubs and approached Bochy and insisted upon playing against the Rockies.
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  • Bergman Throws 4 Innings as Rockies Beat White Sox 7-6

    Bergman Throws 4 Innings as Rockies Beat White Sox 7-6

    nytimes.com Mar 24
    Christian Bergman pitched four shutout innings to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in spring training on Tuesday.
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  • Abreu goes deep for first time in loss to Rockies

    Abreu goes deep for first time in loss to Rockies

    MLB.com Mar 24
    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu hit his first spring home run on Tuesday in a 7-6 loss to the Rockies at Camelback Ranch. Tyler Flowers added a two-run shot, also his first.
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  • MLB Pipeline checks in from Rockies camp

    MLB Pipeline checks in from Rockies camp

    MLB.com Mar 24
    MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis details Colorado's spring standouts and breakout candidates, and he catches up with lefty Kyle Freeland.
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  • Video - Tulo Looking For Fresh Start 02:13

    Tulo Looking For Fresh Start

    Feb 26
    Troy Tulowitzki discusses his transition as a veteran with the Colorado Rockies and what the team must do to improve on its 2014 record.
  • Video - MLB All-Stars No-Hit By Japan 00:52

    MLB All-Stars No-Hit By Japan

    Nov 15
    Japan's Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-0 to take a 3-0 lead in their five-game series.
  • Video - Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer 02:51

    Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer

    Nov 10
    ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin breaks down the Mets' signing of outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal.
  • Video - Rockies Make Front-Office Changes 01:56

    Rockies Make Front-Office Changes

    Oct 8
    ESPN MLB Insider Jim Bowden discusses Dan O'Dowd's decision to resign after 15 years with the Rockies.

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