Can Rockies defuse Nationals? … Zimmerman has been a Rockies Horror Show. … Aches and pains in the Nation’s Capitol. … Nationals Nightmares. … Roads woes are returning. Check it out in todays 5×5. Continue reading “5×5: A National Challenge for Rockies”
The Rockies are off to the best start in franchise history, but it doesn’t seem like it. The last five weeks has been a challenge. The Rockies were 47-26 through games of June 20, in first place in the NL West. They are 11-19 since. They have fallen into third place in the NL West, but remain three games ahead of the Cubs in the battle for the second NL wild-card spot. Continue reading “Rockies Slide Coincides with Pitching Struggles”
The Nationals equaled MLB records with four consecutive home runs in the third inning of Thursday’s 15-2 win against Milwaukee, and five home runs total in the inning. No surprise to the Rockies. They found out first-hand how explosive Nationals can be in April at Coors Field. Continue reading “On Deck: Rockies at Nationals”
The Rockies, thankfully, won’t see Busch Stadium again this year. … But the Rockies get a weekend in D.C., where they have enjoyed success over time. … Extra, Extra equals Blackmon, Arenado. … Greg Holland climbs franchise’s closer charts. … and Tyler Anderson’s return is delayed.
Stephen Strasburg has been placed on the disabled list with a nerve impingement in his right elbow. To take his scheduled start against the Rockies on Saturday at Nationals Park, the Nationals are calling up Eric Fedde, their top pitching prospect. Continue reading “Nats’ Top Pitching Prospect Draws Rockies for Debut”