I like the background, the batter’s eye with the trees, it’s just one of those ballparks that I can get locked in at. The numbers support Kemp’s claims: In 178 games vs. the Rockies, Kemp has a . batting average, 46 home runs, 154 RBI and a .
Posted: July 8, 2020, 4:38 pm
Like every other club in baseball, the Rockies will play their 60 games in the span of 10 weeks (or 66 days). Playing 60 games in 66 days can either go really well, or not so well. The Athletic’s Nick Groke highlights some quirks of the upcoming season: Quirk #1 – The Rockies will play their opening series against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 12:00 pm
The Texas Rangers announced the shortened schedule for their 2020 season. Details from the press release are below: The Texas Rangers are scheduled to play the Colorado Rockies in the first regular season game ever at the new Globe Life Field on Friday, July 24 in the team’s 2020 opener. The complete 2020 60-game schedule was announced Monday by Major League Baseball.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 12:27 am
The Sim Rockies take on the Sim Diamondbacks this evening in the second game of the #PurpleRowSim Doubleheader. Jack Wynkoop (no affiliation with the LoDo Brewery) will be making his MLB debut against the Snakes. Wynkoop was the Rockies’ sixth round pick in 2015, He rocketed through the ranks, making it to High-A in 2016.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 11:45 pm
With the release of the upcoming MLB schedule, Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg explains how he thinks the club can stay on the winning side of the sprint to the finish.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 1:55 am
DENVER (CBS4)– The 2020 Major League baseball season may not be your typical season but Colorado Rockies 3rd baseman Nolan Arenado is going to attack the shorten season with vigor. I’m only 29 once and I’m never going to get this time back,” said Arenado. I’m going to go as hard as I can.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 11:43 pm
There’s something about Márquez and Hoffman After lasting about five innings per game, Germán Márquez has now had back-to-back starts of less than five innings. On Tuesday, he was pulled after four complete innings. In this game, he was allowed to pitch into the fifth, but that came back to bite the Sim Rockies.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 10:45 pm
Black pointed out that playing before small crowds isn’t new to the Rockies. To illustrate, he pointed to some extra-innings games, rain-delayed games, some ballparks, and game times that led to poor attendance. But he stressed flexibility.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:00 pm
Three players had previously tested positive and only one, Charlie Blackmon, will miss any of the workouts. Philip Diehl and Ryan Castellani were both present for workouts. Get well, Charlie!
Posted: July 6, 2020, 12:00 pm
You never really know what’s going to happen in a 60-game season,” Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg affirmed in a zoom press conference with local media Saturday afternoon. The last 100+ days have been a whirlwind in which everyone around the world has been affected to some capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as the summer progresses, the world is slowly returning to a state of normalcy, with the return of sports in North America on the horizon.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 8:25 pm
The real Rockies haven’t played a Fourth of July game since 2018 when they beat the San Francisco Giants, 1-0. And last year, the Rox, oddly enough, had the federal holiday off. However, with this years’ season being a little different than usual, the Rockies defeated the Giants again on Independence Day but in the simulated version of baseball.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 5:15 pm
Picture this: During the lockdown, Tony Wolters and a group of Rockies pitchers kept throwing in various Arizona parks, at times using a homemade wooden mound, cleaning it and carrying it from park to park in the back of someone’s truck. Such is baseball during a pandemic. In a Saturday media availability, Wolters discussed how the Rockies pitchers kept working as they waited for baseball to sort itself out; he also addressed his own safety concerns headed into the 2020 season.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 2:00 pm
All-Stars Freddie Freeman and Salvador Perez were reportedly among the league’s 31 positives tests this week—RADIO.com is keeping a running tab of each player diagnosed. For your convenience, we’ve also included a tracker documenting all players who have voluntarily opted out of the coronavirus-shortened 2020 MLB season. Players positive for COVID-19 aren’t necessarily in danger of missing significant regular-season time, but obviously it will complicate their paths to being ready for Opening Da…
Posted: July 5, 2020, 1:47 pm
Guys are definitely taking it [COVID-19] seriously,” Oberg said. It was encouraging to hear a lot of guys talking in meetings yesterday about taking it seriously, especially away from the ballpark. The Rockies are keenly aware that health will be key to winning in 2020.
Posted: July 4, 2020, 11:15 pm
Giants 9, Rockies 7 In mile-high Denver, the Giants were outhit 17-14 but took advantage of three errors and four walks by the Rockies. Evan Longoria, Mike Yastrzemski and Mauricio Dubon had three hits each; Dubon tripled twice. SAN FRANCISCO STAR Evan Longoria Two doubles and a homer; hitting .
Posted: July 4, 2020, 9:22 pm
Rolison was a first-round selection out of the University of Mississippi in 2018. His minor league tenure has sent him to Grand Junction, Asheville and Lancaster. J.T. Kohout of Pitcher List wrote of Rolison: “His fastball is very good, sitting at about 92-93 from the left side with excellent command.
Posted: July 4, 2020, 12:00 pm
Elijah McClain Rally After Aurora Police Officers Fired
Posted: July 4, 2020, 7:00 am
The Rockies signed Kinley in December after Miami placed him on waivers. In 52 games for Miami last year, Kinley posted a 3.65 ERA and 1.601 WHIP in 49 1/3 innings. If you have been following Purple Row’s Sim Rockies this season, Sim Tyler Kinley has been the best pitcher on the team in terms of ERA (1.98) and WHIP (0.910).
Posted: July 3, 2020, 12:00 pm
Present: Ketel Marte (Age: 26) After splitting his time between center field (96 games) and second base (83 games) last year, Ketel Marte will be at the keystone full time following the offseason addition of Starling Marte. One of 2019’s breakout stars, Ketel Marte hit . for a 149 OPS+ with 36 doubles, 32 home runs, 92 RBI and 97 runs scored in a 7.2-WAR season.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 11:00 am
Ian Desmond also addressed racism in the MLB in his passionate Instagram statement
Posted: June 30, 2020, 6:49 pm
The Rockies outfielder made the announcement in a lengthy Instagram post on Monday night.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 4:30 am
Major League baseball teams, including the Colorado Rockies, are eyeing a return to the field.
Posted: June 29, 2020, 11:39 pm