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Cubs Catcher Is Winning Pitcher, Scores Winning Run In 16-Innin…

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

deadspin.com Updated 8 hours ago
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…
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  • Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings with catcher John Baker pitchin…

    Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings with catcher John Baker pitching

    Catcher John Baker performed as a pitcher and a history maker Tuesday night for the Chicago Cubs. Baker, usually the team's backup behind home plate, was pressed into pitching duties in the 16th inning because the Cubs otherwise had run short of arms. H…
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  • Rockies activate Morneau, Logan from DL

    Rockies activate Morneau, Logan from DL

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The Colorado Rockies have activated first baseman Justin Morneau and left-handed pitcher Boone Logan from the disabled list.
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  • Tulo begins road to return after medical procedure

    Tulo begins road to return after medical procedure

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said Monday's medical procedure, which involved needle therapy in his injured left hip flexor, was painful, but he said he'll get back to movement activities on Wednesday after resting Tuesday.
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  • Wada earns 1st win as Cubs beat Rockies

    Wada earns 1st win as Cubs beat Rockies

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win with seven strong innings in the Chicago Cubs' 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday.
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  • Overturned call upholds Rockies' head's-up play

    Overturned call upholds Rockies' head's-up play

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The Rockies fell to the Cubs, 4-1, on Monday and ended the night with the National League's worst record, but they made several stellar defensive plays -- one of which counted after a call was overturned via replay.
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  • Challenge goes Renteria's way vs. Rockies

    Challenge goes Renteria's way vs. Rockies

    MLB.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Rick Renteria challenged a play at first base in the fifth inning of Monday's series opener when the Rockies' Charlie Culberson was called safe, and got it overturned.
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  • Zimmerman continues to rest ailing hamstring

    Zimmerman continues to rest ailing hamstring

    MLB.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    Nationals manager Matt Williams still doesn't know how long Ryan Zimmerman will be out after injuring his right hamstring last week against the Rockies.
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  • Josh Harrison Overshoots Second Base, Somehow Escapes Rundown

    Josh Harrison Overshoots Second Base, Somehow Escapes Rundown

    deadspin.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    Pirates utility man Josh Harrison overshot second base on his steal attempt in Sunday's game against the Rockies, so he took his only option left and kept going to third. It worked!Read more...
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  • Troy Tulowitzki Went To A Yankees Game And Everyone's Freaking …

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

    deadspin.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    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 j…
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  • Harrison delivers at plate, on bases to spark Bucs

    Harrison delivers at plate, on bases to spark Bucs

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    Josh Harrison earned two steals in a slick sixth-inning rundown before coming home to score the go-ahead run. And after the Rockies tied it in the seventh, Harrison stepped up again in the eighth to deliver the go-ahead solo homer in the Pirates' 7-5 vi…
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  • Troy Tulowitzki takes in Yankees game in New York

    Troy Tulowitzki takes in Yankees game in New York

    Let the speculation begin. Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki — yes, he's still with the Rockies — is currently on the disabled list nursing a thigh injury, but he was still turning heads on Sunday afternoon. Not on the field, of course, but for…
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  • Arenado Homers, Rockies Beat Pirates 8-1

    Arenado Homers, Rockies Beat Pirates 8-1

    nytimes.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night.
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  • Stubbs exits early after injuring left ankle

    Stubbs exits early after injuring left ankle

    MLB.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Rockies outfielder Drew Stubbs, who homered in the fourth inning of Saturday night's game against the Pirates at Coors Field, was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the fifth because of a left ankle injury.
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  • Morneau takes first BP since being placed on DL

    Morneau takes first BP since being placed on DL

    MLB.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, whose last action was before the All-Star break, took batting practice on the field Saturday for the first time since being placed on the 15-day disabled list this week.
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  • CarGo turns ankle at home, gets day off

    CarGo turns ankle at home, gets day off

    MLB.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    A day after hitting a two-run homer in the Rockies' 8-1 victory over the Pirates, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez had to be scratched from Saturday night's lineup because he turned his right ankle.
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  • Rockies miss triple play by a toenail according to umpires revi…

    Rockies miss triple play by a toenail according to umpires review

    yahoo.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    The Colorado Rockies came as close to turning their second triple play this season as humanly possible without actually completing the job on Friday night. In fact, upon further review, it looked like Colorado actually pulled off the unusual 5-6-3 aroun…
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  • Video - Cubs Walk Off In 16th 00:50

    Cubs Walk Off In 16th

    Jul 29
    Starlin Castro's sacrifice fly in the 16th lifted the Cubs to a 4-3 win over the Rockies.
  • Video - Pirates Avoid Sweep 00:42

    Pirates Avoid Sweep

    Jul 27
    The Pirates hit three home runs en route to defeating the Rockies 7-5.
  • Video - Rockies Win On 'Tulowizki' Night 00:29

    Rockies Win On 'Tulowizki' Night

    Jul 26
    Nolan Arenado hit his eighth home run of the season in the Rockies' 8-1 win over the Pirates, during which as 15,000 fans received misspelled Troy Tulowitzki shirts.
  • Video - Tulowhoopski! 00:16

    Tulowhoopski!

    Jul 26
    The Colorado Rockies gave out Troy Tulowitzki shirts at their game but misspelled his last name as "Tulowizki."

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