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Christian Bergman held the D'Backs to one run over 5 1/3 innings in a no-decision on Friday.

Bergman struggled with his control, walking five while allowing only two hits and striking out five. The D'Backs, however, were only able to push across the one run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the sixth inning. The 26-year-old rookie has a 5.74 ERA and a 16/9 K/BB ratio in five starts this season. Bergman will face the Giants at home on Wednesday in his next start.
Aug 30 - 12:39 AM

Troy Tulowitzki (hip) said Friday that he will retire before he considers a position change.

Tulo has had two major surgeries to his left hip and groin area in the past two years and also tore his left quad in 2008. Moving to a different position would theoretically give him a better chance of staying healthy, but he's not interested. "No. It's just who I am, it's what I do, it's what I have dreamed of as a kid," said Tulowitzki. "It's all I know and it's all I've ever worked for. So I guess when you have a dream and you accomplish it and someone tries to take it away from you ... it wouldn't be worth it for me to try and move somewhere else."
Source: Denver Post
Aug 29 - 4:47 PM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Jorge De La Rosa has been claimed and blocked on revocable waivers.

It's not clear who made the waiver claim or when it happened, but Heyman says "it was long enough ago that he is now considered blocked." De La Rosa would have been a solid get for a contender, as he holds a solid 4.19 ERA this season despite pitching half his games at Coors Field and boasts a 3.23 mark since the beginning of July. The left-hander will be a free agent this winter and Heyman says the Rockies will make him a qualifying offer if they're not able to lock him up on a long-term deal.
Aug 29 - 12:14 PM

Rockies prospect 3B Ryan McMahon went 2-for-4 with a solo home run on Wednesday for Low-A Asheville.

McMahon, 19, opened the season on a tear, posting a 1.092 OPS with nine home runs over his first 23 games, but the left-handed hitter’s power dropped off in a hurry in subsequent months, as he tallied just four home runs over his next 76 games covering May, June and July. However, McMahon is now finishing his season just like it began, with a .960 OPS, five home runs and eight doubles in 23 games this month. Overall, McMahon has enjoyed an eye-opening full-season debut at Low-A Asheville, batting .284/.361/.511 batting line, 18 home runs, 46 doubles and 101 RBI through 122 games.
Aug 28 - 2:30 PM

According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Brewers claimed first baseman Justin Morneau off waivers but were unable to work out a trade with the Rockies.

Morneau would have been a huge addition for the current National League Central leaders, but the Brewers don't have many intriguing pieces in their farm system and the Rockies were probably seeking a significant return given that Morneau is under contract through 2015 with a team-friendly option for 2016. Morneau, 33, is batting .317/.360/.500 with 14 home runs and 69 RBI in 112 games this season for Colorado.
Source: CBS Sports
Aug 28 - 9:27 AM

Justin Morneau went 1-for-3 with a double, walk, RBI and run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Giants.

The Home Run Derby participant has only one homer in the second half, but has elevated the rest of his game to such a degree that he's actually been more valuable post-break than he was beforehand. Morneau is slashing .338/.413/.488 in the second half. If more of those doubles start landing over the fence, Morneau could have one monster stretch left in him this year. The veteran first baseman boasts a .317/.360/.500 batting line with 14 home runs and 69 RBI in 112 games this season.
Aug 28 - 1:25 AM

Franklin Morales tossed six innings of one-run ball in a no-decision against the Giants on Wednesday.

Morales turned back the clock to the days when he was decent, striking out six, walking one, and scattering six hits. Unfortunately for Morales, he watched Juan Nicasio serve up a walk-off homer to Buster Posey, spoiling arguably his second best start of the season (the best coming in April against these very same Giants). So it's a good thing that Morales has a rematch against San Francisco in Denver next week, though you've got to have more intestinal fortitude that we do to trust him in fantasy for it.
Aug 28 - 1:17 AM

Jorge De La Rosa (thumb) will make his next start, according to Rockies manager Walt Weiss.

Weiss said the injury to De La Rosa's left thumb, which he hurt in Tuesday's game, is "just a bruise." He wasn't expected to miss a turn, and he'll be on the mound when the Rockies take on the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Aug 27 - 10:53 PM

Rockies recalled LHP Christian Friedrich from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Friedrich registered a rough 9.45 ERA and 2.18 WHIP in 13 1/3 innings with the Rockies earlier this season. And he hasn't fared much better at the Triple-A level.
Aug 27 - 5:30 PM

Rockies recalled C Jackson Williams from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Williams will function as catching depth for the Rockies while Wilin Rosario recovers from a wrist injury. Williams has hit just .256/.353/.368 this year at Triple-A.
Aug 27 - 5:28 PM

Rockies placed C Wilin Rosario on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 23, with left wrist inflammation.

Rosario wasn't making swift enough progress from his sore left wrist, but it's not believed to be a major injury and he should be ready to return as soon as he is eligible. Rosario owns a disappointing .687 OPS with 10 home runs and 43 RBI in 91 games this year. He had an .801 OPS, 21 homers, and 79 RBI in 121 games last year.
Aug 27 - 5:24 PM

Rockies placed LHP Boone Logan on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.

Logan owns a rough 6.84 ERA and 1.68 WHIP in 35 appearances this season out of the Colorado bullpen and might not make it back before the Rockies close up shop at the end of September. Logan's three-year, $16.5 million contract is off to a horrific start.
Aug 27 - 5:20 PM

Jorge De La Rosa left Tuesday's start in the sixth inning against the Giants with a left thumb contusion.

The injury occurred when the De La Rosa fouled off a pitch in the top of the sixth inning. He walked a batter and coughed up a two-run Buster Posey homer in the bottom half the frame before getting pulled for Matt Belisle. JDLR is the very rare pitcher indeed who'd prefer to work in Coors Field if given the choice. He'd gone 1-3 with a 6.09 ERA in his last six road starts, and entered this game 9-2 with a 3.19 ERA at home, and 4-6 with a 5.35 ERA on the road. As odd as it is to say, he's a stream option in Denver, but generally a stay-away on the road. Unfortunately, De La Rosa stays on the road next time around in Arizona. We'd expect him to be good to go, but De La Rosa will no doubt be evaluated further on Wednesday.
Aug 27 - 12:27 AM

LaTroy Hawkins hurled a scoreless ninth inning to earn his 21st save against the Giants on Monday.

The Hawk made things interesting, losing Mike Morse on a full count to walk the leadoff batter. The next batter, Joe Panik, hit the ball on the screws, but Charlie Blackmon snagged it in right field, and then Hawkins struck out both Gregor Blanco and Brandon Crawford to end the affair. The Rockies are thrilled with their return on investment from the 41-year-old (21 saves, 2.74 ERA, 1.13 WHIP) and value his veteran presence. Colorado plans to pick up his $2.25 million club option for 2015.
Aug 26 - 1:23 AM

Tyler Matzek earned his third win, allowing two runs over seven innings in Monday's win over the Giants.

Matzek struck out seven and walked two. The lefty allowed eight hits, including a solo homer to Andrew Susac. He came into this game 0-4 with a 7.89 ERA in four August starts, so you can guess why we're hesitant to trust him. Matzek (3-9, 5.14 ERA) travels to Arizona this weekend.
Aug 26 - 1:21 AM


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