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”
Pitching for the Triple-A Albuquerque after being moved up from Double-A Hartford, Chad Bettis met with the Albuquerque media following what his third rehab start, the first for the Isotopes.
The second half has begun and the Rockies are playing meaningful games. They are in a virtual tie with the Diamondbacks for the two NL wild-card slots in the post-season, 5 1/2 games ahead of the Cubs and 7 1/2 in front of the Pirates. Now comes the challenge — battling down the stretch to extend the season into October. Continue reading “Rockies Rare Air: 2nd Half Games That Matter”
Trevor Story is a driving force, again . … Charlie Blackmon is multi-tasking. … Blackmon and Nolan Arenado are producing on the road. … Rockies trying to maintain an edge outside Coors Field. … and the Rockies Young Guns are setting the pace for rookie starting pitchers. Continue reading “5×5: Story A Hit Again”
Rookie Pat Valaika has adapted quickly to his role off the bench. … Rockies trumped in home of Cards, again. … An ongoing hangover at Busch Stadium. … Struggles aside, never been better for Rockies and Cardinals go deep at Rockies expense. Continue reading “5X5: Valaika Has Power in a Pinch”