Cubs Catcher Is Winning Pitcher, Scores Winning Run In 16-Inning Game
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies activate Morneau, Logan from DLESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)The Colorado Rockies have activated first baseman Justin Morneau and left-handed pitcher Boone Logan from the disabled list.Upvote Share Tweet
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Zimmerman continues to rest ailing hamstringMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Josh Harrison Overshoots Second Base, Somehow Escapes Rundowndeadspin.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...Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.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…Upvote Share TweetJosh 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…Upvote Share TweetLet 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…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Stubbs exits early after injuring left ankleRockies 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Morneau takes first BP since being placed on DLRockies 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.Upvote Share Tweet
CarGo turns ankle at home, gets day offA 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.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.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…Upvote Share Tweet
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Tulowhoopski!Jul 26The Colorado Rockies gave out Troy Tulowitzki shirts at their game but misspelled his last name as "Tulowizki."
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