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Rockies game against Giants postponed due to rain

May. 03, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland will be back on the mound Tuesday at Coors Field, just not as part of a doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants. Only for a simulated game. Still, it's another big step in the recovery...

Smith leads stellar D-backs' bullpen in 5-3 win over Rockies

Apr. 30, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Caleb Smith doesn't mind admitting he was angry at being pulled from Arizona's starting rotation after one ineffective start at the beginning of the season. In fact, he still is. But instead of moping, he got better. Now he's among the reasons the...

Rockies select contract of veteran first baseman Matt Adams

Apr. 29, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies selected the contract of veteran first baseman Matt Adams from the team's alternate training site. The 32-year-old Adams was signed by Colorado in late March. He's a career .259 hitter with 118 homers and 397 RBIs in stints with St....

Ump Danley hit in mask by foul, exits Giants-Rockies game

Apr. 28, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Plate umpire Kerwin Danley was hit in the mask by a foul ball and left the field, causing the game between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants to be delayed several minutes Tuesday night. Danley was struck in the sixth inning by a foul off...

Giants pitchers scatter 8 hits, beat Rockies for sweep

Apr. 11, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani and three relievers combined to scatter eight hits and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. DeSclafani (1-0) struck out eight and gave up six hits in six innings. The...

Senzatela sizzling on cool night, Rox beat Diamondbacks 8-0

Apr. 08, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Antonio Senzatela pitched eight electric innings on a cool evening, Chris Owings had three extra-base hits before leaving with right hamstring tightness, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a four-game skid by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-0 on Wednesday night. ...

Diamondbacks score 3 in 13th inning to beat Rockies 10-8

Apr. 07, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Stephen Vogt homered and hit a go-ahead single in the 13th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame Ryan McMahon’s three home runs, beating the Colorado Rockies 10-8 in a game delayed about 50 minutes at the start by snow flurries Tuesday night. ...

Purr-fect night: Bauer wins LA debut, cat on field at Coors

Apr. 03, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Bauer made his Dodgers debut on the same night a gray cat got comfy in the Coors Field outfield. It was all just purr-fect for the defending World Series champions. Bauer took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before allowing...

Nats reliever Harris out with blood clot in pitching arm

Mar. 20, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

Washington Nationals reliever Will Harris has a blood clot in his right arm and the team doesn't expect him to be in the bullpen on opening day. Harris is leaving spring training camp to be examined by a specialist, manager Dave Martinez said Friday. ...

National League West Preview Capsules

Mar. 19, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Los Angeles Dodgers 2020: 43-17, first place, World Series champions. Manager: Dave Roberts (sixth season). ...