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.
Pat Neshek is a veteran reliever, who pitched for Rockies manager Bud Black in San Diego in 2011. He is a two-time All-Star, including for the Phillies this year. And now he is a member of a Rockies bullpen that has been a major factor in the Rockies recent struggles, particularly the right-handers. Continue reading “Rockies: Relief In Sight”