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Rockies' Drew Stubbs breaks World Record for worst slide

Rockies' Drew Stubbs breaks World Record for worst slide

yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 14 hours ago
Hide the Little Leaguers, we're about to witness the worst slide we'll see in baseball all season. The unfortunate subject of today's unfortunate posting is Colorado Rockies outfielder Drew Stubbs. Coming in to play on Saturday night, Stubbs' season was…
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  • Giants-Rockies Game Postponed by Rain

    Giants-Rockies Game Postponed by Rain

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    Right-hander Bill Swift's arm was all warmed up and ready to throw out the ceremonial first pitch Sunday.
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  • Nolan Arenado saves Rockies again with two defensive gems

    Nolan Arenado saves Rockies again with two defensive gems

    yahoo.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    If the Gold Glove at third base in the National League is Nolan Arenado's to lose, all the other candidates might as well change positions or find a new goal for the year. Arenado has done nothing but add highlight reel plays to his already impressive r…
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  • Ynoa, Butler Send Rockies to 6-4 Win Over Giants

    Ynoa, Butler Send Rockies to 6-4 Win Over Giants

    nytimes.com Apr 25 (2 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Rafael Ynoa snapped a sixth-inning tie with an RBI double, Eddie Butler was backed by stellar defense over six shaky innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night.
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  • Anniversary of Coors Field opener brings back memories

    Anniversary of Coors Field opener brings back memories

    MLB.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)
    Twenty years ago Sunday, the Rockies unveiled Coors Field and proclaimed their identity. And Dante Bichette, who weeks earlier questioned if he would even return to the Rockies in 1995, had the final statement.
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  • Dickerson leads as Rockies split series with Padres

    Dickerson leads as Rockies split series with Padres

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson homered for the third time in the past two games and right-hander Jordan Lyles forced 10 outs along the ground in a season-high 6 2/3 innings as the Rockies beat the Padres, 2-1, at Coors Field on Thursday in front of …
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  • Rockies' rested bullpen performs well vs. Padres

    Rockies' rested bullpen performs well vs. Padres

    MLB.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    Before Thursday's finale of a four-game set with the Padres, closer Adam Ottavino informed Weiss he was dealing with slight soreness in his right triceps. Weiss simply turned to John Axford, who fanned two in the ninth to preserve a 2-1 victory.
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  • Kennedy throws side session, may rejoin rotation Saturday

    Kennedy throws side session, may rejoin rotation Saturday

    MLB.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy took the final step to rejoining the rotation Wednesday, throwing a side session before the third game of a four-game set with the Rockies. If he responds well Thursday, he'll likely be penciled back into the rotation.
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  • Bolstering bullpen, Rockies option Rosario to Triple-A

    Bolstering bullpen, Rockies option Rosario to Triple-A

    MLB.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    Needing to bolster a tired bullpen and uncertain that third baseman Nolan Arenado and outfielder Corey Dickerson are healthy, the Rockies sent right-handed-hitting Wilin Rosario to Triple-A Albuquerque on Wednesday.
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  • Padres stage late rally, send Rockies to fifth straight loss

    Padres stage late rally, send Rockies to fifth straight loss

    MLB.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Derek Norris' two-run double broke an eighth-inning tie and gave the Padres their third straight victory -- 7-6 at Coors Field on Tuesday night over the Rockies, who have lost five straight.
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  • CarGo donates $100K to Boys & Girls Clubs

    CarGo donates $100K to Boys & Girls Clubs

    MLB.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)
    Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, through his charitable foundation, donated $100,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver on Tuesday. Gonzalez and his family made the presentation during a ceremony in the Rockies' dugout at Coors Field befor…
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  • Kemp, Norris Lead Padres' 17-Hit Attack in Win Over Rockies

    Kemp, Norris Lead Padres' 17-Hit Attack in Win Over Rockies

    nytimes.com Apr 21 (6 days ago)
    Matt Kemp had three hits and four RBIs and the San Diego Padres scored nine runs in the first two innings of a 14-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
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  • Rockies go with shorter 'pen after sending down Oberg

    Rockies go with shorter 'pen after sending down Oberg

    MLB.com Apr 20 (6 days ago)
    The Colorado Rockies began a seven-game homestand Monday with seven relievers in their bullpen, down one after Scott Oberg was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque to make room on the roster for Jorge De La Rosa.
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  • Sore wrist keeps Arenado out against Padres

    Sore wrist keeps Arenado out against Padres

    MLB.com Apr 20 (6 days ago)
    Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was scratched from the lineup Monday due to a sore left wrist and is listed day to day. Arenado had started the Rockies' previous 12 games and had played all but one inning.
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  • Dodgers sweep Rockies to extend win streak to seven

    Dodgers sweep Rockies to extend win streak to seven

    MLB.com Apr 19
    The first-place Dodgers' win streak reached seven games Sunday as Brandon McCarthy threw six scoreless innings and Scott Van Slyke and Justin Turner had three extra-base hits each in a 7-0 victory over the Rockies at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Dodgers extend streak to six wins, despite LeMahieu's homer

    Dodgers extend streak to six wins, despite LeMahieu's homer

    Torrid Adrian Gonzalez drove in three runs and Howie Kendrick had a pair of doubles as the Dodgers win streak reached six games with a 6-3 victory over the Rockies at Dodger Stadium Saturday night. Zack Greinke got the win, despite being chased with a t…
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  • Dodgers extend win streak to five, snap Rox road run at six

    Dodgers extend win streak to five, snap Rox road run at six

    MLB.com Apr 18
    Howie Kendrick homered and doubled, Adrian Gonzalez had a pair of RBI doubles and Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 in six innings of a 7-3 win over the Rockies on Friday night at Dodger Stadium, extending the Dodgers' win streak to five games and snapping …
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  • Tulowitzki sees improved attitude among teammates

    Tulowitzki sees improved attitude among teammates

    MLB.com Apr 18
    The Rockies' 7-3 loss to the Dodgers, their first defeat in seven road games, shouldn't stop the growth Tulowitzki sees in this Rockies team.
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  • Axford may need to extend emergency family leave

    Axford may need to extend emergency family leave

    MLB.com Apr 18
    Rockies right-handed pitcher John Axford's family medical emergency leave will expire Sunday. Manager Walt Weiss said Friday the club will be in contact with the Commissioner's Office if it is determined that Axford needs more time.
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  • Clayton Kershaw Gets 1st Win as Dodgers Beat Rockies 7-3

    Clayton Kershaw Gets 1st Win as Dodgers Beat Rockies 7-3

    nytimes.com Apr 18
    It took Clayton Kershaw three starts to get his first victory and he still is trying to find his groove after putting together one of the greatest seasons any pitcher ever had.
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  • Strange But True Feats: Giants can't win, Rockies can't lose

    Strange But True Feats: Giants can't win, Rockies can't lose

    ESPN.com Apr 17
    Strange But True Feats: Giants can't win, Rockies can't lose
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  • Arenado's big blast off Lincecum carries Rox to sweep of Giants

    Arenado's big blast off Lincecum carries Rox to sweep of Giants

    A night after showing his two-time Rawlings Gold Glove prowess with a stunning catch, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado showed he can hit as well, hitting a three-run blast in the first inning to lead Colorado to a sweep of the Giants.
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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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