Rockies take step forward in year that finishes on sour note

Baseball 10/08/18, 15:39

The immediate picture for the Colorado Rockies looks grim: a slumping offense that couldn't support solid pitching led to a quick end of Rocktober .The larger view, now that's one third baseman Nolan Arenado prefers to take with him into the offseason.Although the season ended with a three-game sweep by ...

Brewers sweep Rockies, advance to 1st NLCS since 2011

Baseball 10/07/18, 20:10

Wade Miley pitched masterfully into the fifth inning before turning it over to a lights-out Milwaukee bullpen, 38-year-old catcher Erik Kratz kept up his torrid hitting and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 in Game 3 on a cool, misty Sunday to sweep their NL Division Series.The Brewers have ...

CarGo gone? Rockies, Gonzalez look to avoid NLDS elimination

Baseball 10/06/18, 03:00

The thin mountain air in Denver might do wonders for the slumping Colorado Rockies.They're going home again, down 2-0 in the NL Division Series to the Milwaukee Brewers. Game 3 in the best-of-five series is Sunday at Coors Field."I don't have a doubt that we're going to get things going," ...

Rockies struggle again at plate, face elimination in NLDS

Baseball 10/05/18, 20:30

Chris Iannetta made contact, all right.He slammed his bat over his right knee, shattering it in half after a strikeout with the potential tying run at third base in the seventh inning.Connecting with the ball? Not so much.It was the same old story for the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 ...

Chacin, Brewers blank Rockies 4-0, take 2-0 lead in NLDS

Baseball 10/05/18, 20:20

Jhoulys Chacin and the Milwaukee bullpen kept in control, Mike Moustakas contributed two more big hits and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 on Friday for a commanding 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.The Brewers won their 10th straight game going back to their impressive finish to the ...

Rockies’ bats go mostly quiet in Game 1 of NLDS

Baseball 10/04/18, 21:40

The Colorado Rockies have some of baseball's best hitters — and not much to show for it on the scoreboard lately.Nolan Arenado helped Colorado rally against Milwaukee's vaunted bullpen in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Thursday, but the Rockies were unable to finish off Jeremy Jeffress. Mike ...

Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener

Baseball 10/04/18, 21:35

Mike Moustaksas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 to open their NL Division Series on Thursday.Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas hits a walk off RBI single during the 10th inning of Game ...

Brewers turn to Woodruff to open bullpen day vs Colorado

Baseball 10/04/18, 07:00

Young right-hander Brandon Woodruff not only made the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff roster, but he's starting Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies.The Brewers' playoff roster announced before the series opener on Thursday features an 11-man pitching staff that includes rookie right-handers Corbin Burnes and Freddy ...

Yelich’s steady demeanor balances big production at plate

Baseball 10/04/18, 03:20

With every home run and big hit, it's getting more difficult for Christian Yelich to go out in Milwaukee without being recognized.It didn't stop the potential National League MVP from making a run to the supermarket for groceries, so his mother could make his favorite dish when she visited recently.Taco ...

Bullpen day catches on as Rockies, Brewers open NLDS series

Baseball 10/03/18, 20:39

The bullpen day has come to October.The Milwaukee Brewers plan to open their first postseason series in seven years with a reliever. Manager Craig Counsell hadn't decided who would go first when the Brewers host the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Thursday.Milwaukee led the ...

A capsule look at the Rockies-Brewers playoff series

Baseball 10/03/18, 19:39

A look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the Colorado Rockies and Milwaukee Brewers:___Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Milwaukee, 5:07 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at Milwaukee, 4:15 p.m. (FS1); Game 3, Sunday, at Denver, 4:37 p.m. (MLB); x-Game 4, Monday, Oct. 8, at Denver, ...

Brewers turn to bullpen to open NLDS, Senzatela for Rockies

Baseball 10/03/18, 17:50

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell says he will open the National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies with a bullpen day on the mound.The Rockies are turning to Antonio Senzatela to start Game 1 at Miller Park on Thursday. The right-hander is 6-6 with a 4.38 ERA in 23 ...

For Cubs, season ends on sour note with loss to Rockies

Baseball 10/03/18, 01:41

No team in the National League piled up more victories than the Chicago Cubs through 162 games. That seems like small consolation now.Kyle Hendricks gave up a tiebreaking single to Tony Wolters in the 13th inning, sending the Cubs to a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies in a marathon ...

Rockies, Cubs tied at 1 after 10 in NL wild-card game

Baseball 10/03/18, 00:04

The National League wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs is tied at 1 in extra innings.Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) hits a one-run double against the Colorado Rockies during the eighth inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game, Tuesday, OCT. 2, 2018, in Chicago. (AP ...

Cubs leave Edwards off wild-card roster; Strop active

Baseball 10/02/18, 12:16

The Chicago Cubs left struggling reliever Carl Edwards Jr. off their roster for Tuesday night's NL wild-card game against the Colorado Rockies.Edwards had a 5.14 ERA in 11 September appearances. He walked 12 in seven innings.Manager Joe Maddon said Edwards also is dealing with a forearm strain."We wanted to be ...

Elevating Rockies’ game? Coors seems to factor in awards

Baseball 10/02/18, 02:16

The Colorado Rockies would like to air a little grievance: They're thin on MVP winners in their history. Even lighter on Cy Young candidates.They wouldn't mind a little altitude adjustment when it comes to conventional thinking at Coors Field. As it stands, sometimes they feel like hitters get penalized for ...

A capsule look at the Rockies-Cubs playoff game

Baseball 10/02/18, 00:52

A look at the National League wild-card game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs:___Schedule: Tuesday, at Chicago, 8:09 p.m. EDT (ESPN).___Season Series: Tied 3-3.___Projected Lineups:Rockies: CF Charlie Blackmon (.291, 29 HRs, 70 RBIs), 2B DJ LeMahieu (.276, 15, 62), LF David Dahl (.273, 16, 48), 3B Nolan Arenado (.297, ...

Cubs, Rockies meet for NL wild card after losing tiebreakers

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:50

Manager Joe Maddon and the Chicago Cubs insist they still have plenty left to make another deep run in the postseason.What they don't have is room for error.The Cubs will host the Colorado Rockies in the wild-card game on Tuesday after both teams lost tiebreaker games for their division championships."We're ...

Buehler, Dodgers top Rockies 5-2; 6th straight NL West title

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:15

Rookie Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy launched two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 in a tiebreaker to earn their record sixth consecutive NL West title.The defending NL champion Dodgers became the first major league team ...

One and not done: Brews-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in tiebreakers

Baseball 09/30/18, 22:16

Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium.October baseball is about to begin with Game No. 163 on Monday.Two tiebreakers on the same day for the first time in major league history. Both to divvy up ...

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