Nov 8, 2016

Rockies give new manager Black a three-year deal

Bud Black really has no radical or revolutionary ideas about how to reliably pitch in the thin air at Coors Field. Just an age-old concept. “You know what works here? Good pitching and making pitches and getting outs,” Black said Monday after being introduced ...

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

Aug 8, 2016

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins on Sunday became the 30th Major League Baseball player with 3,000 career hits. Ichiro, who in 2001 became the first Japanese position player in MLB history, joins Roberto Clemente (Puerto Rico), Rod Carew (Panama) and Rafael ...

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Aug 7, 2016

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Ichiro Suzuki grounded out in his first try at 3,000 hits and the Miami Marlins, despite a 153-meter home run by Giancarlo Stanton, lost to the Colorado Rockies 12-6 on Saturday It didn’t seem like Ichiro would have a chance after the Rockies took ...

Cueto makes case to be NL All-Star starter

Jul 7, 2016

Cueto makes case to be NL All-Star starter

Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week’s All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago. If Giants manager Bruce Bochy has any say in the matter, Cueto will start in the Midsummer Classic. Cueto pitched a ...

Five Rockies team up to blank Dodgers

Jun 9, 2016

Five Rockies team up to blank Dodgers

It took Chris Rusin some time to adjust from the bullpen to the starting rotation this season. On Wednesday night, the Colorado Rockies left-hander finally broke through for the win he had been desperately seeking. Chris Rusin combined with four relievers on a four-hitter ...

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

May 27, 2016

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

The “chicken man” has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend. “I’ve come back home,” Boggs said. On Thursday ...

Reyes banned through May under MLB domestic violence policy

May 14, 2016

Reyes banned through May under MLB domestic violence policy

Jose Reyes now knows when he can return. His role — and perhaps his future — with the Colorado Rockies remain as murky as ever, especially given the emergence of rookie shortstop Trevor Story. Reyes was suspended through May 31 on Friday, the second ...

Maeda shuts down Rockies

Apr 24, 2016

Maeda shuts down Rockies

Kenta Maeda tamed a notorious hitter’s park about as well as any pitcher can. So much for being intimidated in his first start at Coors Field. Maeda held Colorado hitless into the sixth inning, A.J. Ellis connected on a two-run homer and the Los ...

Five steals in second propel Reds to win

Apr 20, 2016

Five steals in second propel Reds to win

Sensing that Jorge De La Rosa wasn’t paying attention, the Reds were off and running. Jay Bruce had two of the Reds’ five steals in the second inning off De La Rosa — their biggest inning on the bases in roughly a century — ...

Yankees lose closer Miller to broken wrist from line drive

Mar 31, 2016

Yankees lose closer Miller to broken wrist from line drive

The Yankees’ heralded bullpen depth could be tested early. Andrew Miller broke his non-pitching wrist when struck on the right arm by a line drive in the seventh inning of New York’s 2-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. The left-hander threw his ...

Pirates clinch berth in postseason

Sep 24, 2015

Pirates clinch berth in postseason

The music was turned up maybe a tad bit louder than usual. A couple more handshakes, too. Perhaps a few more selfies. Other than that — and all the sparkling wine bottles scattered around — this was a rather subdued celebration by the Pittsburgh ...

Rockies push past Mariners in seventh

Sep 12, 2015

Rockies push past Mariners in seventh

Dustin Garneau snapped a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the seventh and Chad Bettis pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Bettis (7-5), making his fourth start since ...