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5/5/2016 | Rodgers, Alcantara among top prospect performers Thursday

Some scouts were down on Brendan Rodgers after his uneven, injury-laden pro debut last summer, when he hit .273/.340/.429 with three homers in 37 games after the Rockies selected him No. 3 overall in the 2015 draft. What a difference a year makes.


5/5/2016 | De La Rosa set for rehab with velocity issues

Rockies lefty Jorge De La Rosa could begin a Minor League rehab assignment Monday, provided Friday's bullpen session in Scottsdale, Ariz., goes well. But when De La Rosa returns from the left groin strain that landed him on the disabled list, the issue is whether he will return to the style of pitching he rode to several club records or adjust to a new norm.


5/5/2016 | Jay, Urias among top prospect performers Wednesday

A new month has already brought better results for Tyler Jay, who, on Wednesday, fired a season-high 6 1/3 scoreless innings. The 22-year-old lefty scattered five hits, walked two and matched his season high with seven strikeouts while also inducing six ground-ball outs.


5/4/2016 | Chatwood extends road scoreless streak

Listed at 6-feet, 185 pounds and carrying an easy smile on his bearded face, Rockies right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood doesn't strike you as imposing. But when his team truly needs him -- as was the case Wednesday, when he threw eight innings in a 2-0 defeat of the Padres, who had won the first two games of the series -- Chatwood casts a figuratively large shadow.


5/4/2016 | Road show: Chatwood quiets Padres' bats

Tyler Chatwood right-hander tossed eight scoreless frames against the Padres at Petco Park on Wednesday, running his road shutout streak to 24 2/3 innings. Jake McGee took care of the ninth for the Rockies, who won 2-0 after scoring twice on balls that were hit less than 90 feet: a Cristhian Adames RBI groundout in the fifth and a DJ LeMahieu safety squeeze in the ninth.


5/4/2016 | Weiss preaches patience with Gray, Butler

Through deflating losses to the Padres the previous two nights, Rockies manager Walt Weiss emerged encouraged by the forward steps taken by right-handed starting pitchers Jon Gray and Eddie Butler.


5/4/2016 | Butler shows his potential and inexperience

Rockies right-hander Eddie Butler's performance against the Padres on Tuesday night quickly went from a showcase of his immense talent to a learning experience, not to mention a 6-3 Rockies loss.


5/4/2016 | Padres look to sweep Rockies behind Vargas

The level hasn't made much difference to Padres right-handed pitcher Cesar Vargas, who will make his third start of the season on Wednesday against the Rockies as San Diego goes for a three-game sweep at Petco Park.


5/4/2016 | Wallace leads way as Padres stun Rockies

Brett Wallace's big night helped the Padres overcome a shaky start Tuesday, as San Diego scored six unanswered runs to rally for a 6-3 win and another series victory over the Rockies at Petco Park.


5/3/2016 | Rockies' pitching prospects are on a tear

Triple-A Albuquerque right-hander Jeff Hoffman and Double-A Hartford left-handers Kyle Freeland and Harrison Musgrave, and Hartford righties Antonio Senzatela and German Marquez -- all of whom went to Rockies Spring Training -- have a combined 1.55 ERA with 76 strikeouts against 27 walks, and 82 hits against in 116 1/3 innings.


5/3/2016 | Rockies' makeup game vs. Pirates set for June 9

The Rockies and Pirates will play on June 9 at Coors Field at 3:10 p.m. MT in the makeup of a game that was postponed Thursday because of inclement weather.


5/3/2016 | Pipeline preview: Royals' Dozier, Braves' Sims highlight Minors' slate

After homering in three of his past four games, Hunter Dozier joins Atlanta's Lucas Sims as top prospects in action on Tuesday.


5/3/2016 | Gray racks up whiffs, but takes tough loss

Rockies rookie right-hander Jon Gray was all skill and no luck Monday night.


5/3/2016 | LeMahieu's attempted steal of third backfires

Heady Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu let his mind get in his way during the fifth inning of Monday night's 2-1 loss to the Padres at Petco Park.


5/3/2016 | Two-run first all Padres need to edge Rockies

Padres starter James Shields held down a hot Rockies offense by forcing three key double-play grounders over six solid innings to make a two-run first inning stand in a 2-1 victory at Petco Park on Monday night.