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Rockies encouraged by growth of resilient Ottavino

Rockies encouraged by growth of resilient Ottavino

MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
The Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino would rather not have gone through a disappointing performance in June. But the way Ottavino bounced back could be valuable information for his future.
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  • Rockies part ways with coaches Wright, McLaughlin

    Rockies part ways with coaches Wright, McLaughlin

    MLB.com Oct 23
    Rockies pitching coach Jim Wright and assistant pitching coach/bullpen coach Bo McLaughlin will not return in 2015, the team announced Thursday.
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  • Royals' World Series Game 1 loss is eerily similar to Rockies l…

    Royals' World Series Game 1 loss is eerily similar to Rockies loss in 2007

    yahoo.com Oct 22
    The Kansas City Royals were dealt their first postseason setback in Game 1 of the World Series, falling 7-1 to the Madison Bumgarner and Hunter Pence led San Francisco Giants at a boisterous Kauffman Stadium. The lopsided result wasn't what they had in …
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  • Brothers striving for greater consistency in 2015

    Brothers striving for greater consistency in 2015

    MLB.com Oct 16
    The Rockies must pitch better as starters and relievers in 2015, and the club is expected to try to add impact performers for both. It will help if lefty Rex Brothers, who turns 27 on Dec. 18 and is in his first offseason of arbitration eligibility, reb…
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  • Helton enjoying postseason, likens Royals to 2007 Rockies

    Helton enjoying postseason, likens Royals to 2007 Rockies

    MLB.com Oct 14
    Todd Helton appeared Tuesday at the Denver Rescue Mission for a Hunt.Fish.Feed. event run by Sportsman Channel and discussed the 2014 postseason, the Rockies and more.
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  • Former Rox Minor Leaguer Laurent killed in crash

    Former Rox Minor Leaguer Laurent killed in crash

    MLB.com Oct 9
    Former Rockies Minor League outfielder Chandler Laurent was killed Wednesday night when a car he was driving collided into the back of an 18-wheeler that had slowed in traffic on Interstate 12 near Covington, La.
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  • Passion for baseball defines new GM Bridich

    Passion for baseball defines new GM Bridich

    Since graduating from Harvard in 2000, Jeff Bridich -- who was named the Rockies' general manager Wednesday -- built a career in professional baseball. But a part of him never stopped being the gritty catcher and outfielder who earned the honor of being…
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  • Greinke, Dodgers cap milestone season on roll

    Greinke, Dodgers cap milestone season on roll

    ESPN.com Sep 28
    Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to finish with a major league-leading 116 RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run shot and the Dodgers beat the Rockies 10-5 for their fifth straight victory heading into postseason play.
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  • Dodgers have fun on, off field in season finale

    Dodgers have fun on, off field in season finale

    MLB.com ESPN.com Sep 28
    Along with honorary bench coach Hanley Ramirez and pitching coach Clayton Kershaw, manager Juan Uribe guided the Dodgers to a 10-5 win over the Rockies in their final game of the regular season.
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  • Morneau claims NL batting title with .319 average

    Morneau claims NL batting title with .319 average

    MLB.com Sep 28
    First baseman Justin Morneau clinched his first National League batting title on Sunday. It is the ninth batting title in Colorado history, by the seventh different player. Morneau gave the Rockies their third batting champ in the last five years.
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  • Understudies nail postseason audition in walk-off

    Understudies nail postseason audition in walk-off

    MLB.com Sep 28
    With one out in the 12th against the Rockies, Scott Van Slyke singled, advanced to second on hit-by-pitch, stole third base for his second steal of the game and then came around to score on a wild pitch by Franklin Morales for a 6-5 Dodgers win on Satur…
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  • Dodgers Beat Rockies 10-5 for 5th Straight Win

    Dodgers Beat Rockies 10-5 for 5th Straight Win

    nytimes.com Sep 28
    Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to finish with a major league-leading 116 RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 Sunday for their fifth straight victory heading into postseason play.
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  • Dodgers Beat Rockies 7-4 for 3rd Straight Win

    Dodgers Beat Rockies 7-4 for 3rd Straight Win

    nytimes.com Sep 27
    Justin Turner's two-run infield single highlighted a six-run sixth inning, and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Friday night for their third win in a row.
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  • Roster battles heat up as Dodgers rattle Rox

    Roster battles heat up as Dodgers rattle Rox

    MLB.com Sep 27
    With an eye toward the playoff roster, the Dodgers were led by a cadre of reserves to a 7-4 comeback win over the Rockies on Friday night.
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  • Wieland Gets 1st Win, Padres Beat Rockies 4-3

    Wieland Gets 1st Win, Padres Beat Rockies 4-3

    nytimes.com Sep 25
    Joe Wieland earned his first big league win, and Tommy Medica hit a three-run home run and a replay-aided double to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory against Colorado in their home finale Wednesday night.
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  • Psychic Brandon Barnes makes absurd leaping catch to prevent ho…

    Psychic Brandon Barnes makes absurd leaping catch to prevent homer

    Some have jumped higher to rob another of a home run, but few have done so while on the run like outfielder Brandon Barnes did for the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park on Tuesday night. And fewer still can say they called it before it happened. Barnes's r…
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  • Stults, Rivera carry Padres past Rockies

    Stults, Rivera carry Padres past Rockies

    Eric Stults didn't allow a run over 6 1/3 innings and Rene Rivera knocked in the only run of the game Monday as the Padres edged the Rockies, 1-0, before a crowd of 19,770 at Petco Park.
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  • Cuddyer Homers as Rockies Sweep D-Backs, 8-3

    Cuddyer Homers as Rockies Sweep D-Backs, 8-3

    Michael Cuddyer homered, Rafael Ynoa drove in three runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Sunday.
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  • 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.
  • Video - Dodgers Power Past Rockies 00:36

    Dodgers Power Past Rockies

    Sep 28
    Matt Kemp, Adrian Gonzalez and Roger Bernadina each homered in the Dodgers' 10-5 win over the Rockies.
  • Video - Padres Hold Off Rockies 00:19

    Padres Hold Off Rockies

    Sep 24
    The Padres beat the Rockies 4-3 in their last home game of the season.
  • Video - Rockies Slip Past Padres 00:38

    Rockies Slip Past Padres

    Sep 23
    Drew Stubbs' home run in the top of the eighth lifted the Rockies over the Padres 3-2.

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