Latest Colorado Rockies News

Early season snowfall boosts snowpack across the Rockies

Nov. 10, 2019 11:34 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The early season snowstorms that hit the Rocky Mountain region this fall have boosted snowpack levels between two and three times the average. A U.S. Department of Agriculture report shows snow water equivalent above 150% and 200% of average throughout Idaho, northern Colorado and western...

Matt Volz appointed AP's news editor for the Rockies region

Nov. 4, 2019 11:49 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Volz, a longtime correspondent and editor who has covered stories for The Associated Press from the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf of Alaska, has been appointed Rocky Mountains news editor. From his base in Helena, Montana, Volz will work with all-formats teams of journalists in Colorado,...

Rockies name Darryl Scott bullpen coach

Nov. 1, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have promoted Darryl Scott to bullpen coach. Scott replaces Darren Holmes, who's been in the role since 2015. Colorado is coming off a 71-91 season in which the pitching staff turned in a 5.56 ERA. It was the third-highest ERA for a single season in franchise history....

Pirates claim former Rockies reliever Howard off waivers

Oct. 30, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed reliever Sam Howard off waivers from Colorado. The 26-year-old left-hander is 2-0 with 24 strikeouts, 13 walks and a 5.87 ERA in 24 career appearances since making his major league debut in 2018. He spent the majority of 2019 with Colorado's Triple-A...

Snow, cold grip Montana, Wyoming, Colorado

Oct. 28, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

CHEYNNE, Wyo. (AP) — The new week is bringing more snow and cold to Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. Snow fell throughout the region from a system that swept through over the weekend and continued to bring snow, mainly in Colorado on Monday. The National Weather Service says another round of snowfall and...

Fall snowstorm blasts Rockies, heading toward Midwest

Oct. 9, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A fall snowstorm is snarling traffic and causing power outages in the Rocky Mountains as it slowly moves across the northern U.S. toward the Great Plains. Winter storm watches and warnings stretched from eastern Washington state to Minnesota, along with freeze warnings as far south as...

Rockies focused on rebound, not Arenado's future

Oct. 1, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort says nobody in the front office is worried that star Nolan Arenado will opt out of his $260 million contract in two years. "If there's a list of issues that we need to deal with, that is like No. 775 on the page," Monfort said Tuesday. "So I don't think any...

Rockies' rocky 2019 ended two-year playoff run

Sep. 30, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tough times and bad timing defined the Colorado Rockies' hugely disappointing season that began with high hopes of ending the Dodgers' dominance out West but unraveled under the dual demons of frustration and failure. The pitching was horrendous, from the starters to the closers. Ace Kyle...

Brewers wind up with NL wild card, lose to Rockies in 13

Sep. 29, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — By the late innings, the Milwaukee Brewers just wanted the game to end. That took a while, though. Already relegated to an NL wild-card spot, the Brewers lost to the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday when Jake Faria threw a wild pitch in the 13th inning that allowed the winning run to score. "It...

Hader tagged in 9th, Brews lose in 10; trail Cards by 1 game

Sep. 29, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josh Hader and the Milwaukee Brewers got the help they needed from the Chicago Cubs. They will need a little more after blowing a chance to pull even in the NL Central race. Hader gave up a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Brewers lost to Colorado 3-2 in the 10th...