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4/17/2015 | Greinke goes for series win vs. Rockies, Lyles

Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles, who will start against the Dodgers and Zack Greinke on Saturday night, would rather Yasiel Puig not return. Puig is 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs against Lyles.

4/17/2015 | Axford may need to extend emergency family leave

Rockies right-handed pitcher John Axford's family medical emergency leave will expire Sunday. Manager Walt Weiss said Friday the club will be in contact with the Commissioner's Office if it is determined that Axford needs more time.

4/16/2015 | Matzek overcomes early jitters, cruises to pick up first win

While Rockies fans likely worried about lefty Tyler Matzek's scattershot control for the first two innings Wednesday night, he experienced peace -- and trust -- in the dugout.

4/16/2015 | Young: Robinson 'paved the way for us to put on this uniform'

On a day when every player in the game wore Jackie Robinson's No. 42 to commemorate the end of the color barrier in 1947, Rockies coaches Eric Young and Stu Cole were in position to offer examples of opportunities the game offers.

4/16/2015 | Arenado's big blast off Lincecum carries Rox to sweep of Giants

A night after showing his two-time Rawlings Gold Glove prowess with a stunning catch, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado showed he can hit as well, hitting a three-run blast in the first inning to lead Colorado to a sweep of the Giants.

4/15/2015 | De La Rosa set to rejoin rotation Monday vs. Padres

After pitching five innings, striking out five and giving up three runs (two earned) in an injury rehab start for Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday, lefty Jorge De La Rosa will rejoin the Rockies' rotation on Monday against the Padres at Coors Field.

4/15/2015 | Kershaw aims to rebound vs. Rox to launch series

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has given up nine hits in 12 1/3 innings and a .320 batting average in two starts this season. Kershaw is 13-5 with a 3.17 ERA in 26 starts against the Rockies. The Rockies, off to a strong road start, will hope to tame Kershaw as the three-game series begins Friday night.

4/15/2015 | 'New wrinkle' gives Ottavino arsenal to be Rox's closer

Two days after saying LaTroy Hawkins was being given a break from the ninth-inning bullpen role with the Rockies, manager Walt Weiss has decided Adam Ottavino is the Rockies chairman or closer or whatever label someone wants to slap on him.

4/15/2015 | Rockies bullpen pitches in for victory over Giants

Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg, who threw a scoreless inning in his Major League debut Tuesday, would have plenty of help from his new bullpen friends after he left.

4/15/2015 | Good as gold: Arenado makes fantastic catch

Nolan Arenado's tumble into the tarpaulin roll behind the Giants' bullpen to grab a foul pop by Gregor Blanco in the eighth inning of Tuesday's 4-1 Rockies victory at AT&T Park went viral practically the second the highlight went online.

4/15/2015 | MLB head of youth sports Reagins discusses game's future

Tony Reagins has spent decades in the game of baseball, and he's worked in everything from marketing to baseball operations. Reagins, formerly the general manager of the Angels, has taken on a new assignment with Major League Baseball as the senior vice president of youth programs, and he took some time Tuesday to discuss his plans for the future.

4/14/2015 | De La Rosa looks ready to return after rehab start

Comfortably attacking the strike zone, Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa struck out five in five innings of an injury rehab start at Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday night.

4/14/2015 | Rockies' strong pitching, defense sink Giants

The Rockies got to Giants starter Tim Hudson early, with eight hits in the first four innings, and used an all-hands pitching effort to win, 4-1, at AT&T Park on Wednesday night.

4/13/2015 | Butler dances out of trouble to get win in shutout

In 5 1/3 innings of the Giants' home opener Monday, Eddie Butler gave up five hits and gave the Giants six walks. Yet not one runner scored, and Butler wound up with a strange but satisfying decision in the Rockies' second shutout of the season, 2-0.

4/13/2015 | Giants' Hudson faces Rockies seeking home success

After going 5-5 with a 3.94 ERA in San Francisco last season, Tim Hudson starts Tuesday night against the Rockies and righty Christian Bergman -- who seems to like pitching at AT&T Park and facing the Giants.

4/13/2015 | Swingman Bergman ready for first 2015 start

Rockies right-hander Christian Bergman entered the regular season with an uncertain role, and he'll enter Tuesday's start against the Giants having pitched just one inning. But that could be good.

4/13/2015 | Rockies seek new closer after Hawkins' struggles

On Monday, Rockies manager Walt Weiss replaced LaTroy Hawkins, who blew two of three closing chances, with righty Rafael Betancourt, the Rockies' closer from late 2011 until he suffered an elbow injury in August 2013.

4/12/2015 | LeMahieu producing from nine-hole

DJ LeMahieu drove in four of the runs, scored two, and kept alive a rally that accounted for another, contributing to seven of the Rockies' 10 runs from the nine hole.

4/12/2015 | Hawkins blows save, but club confident in veteran

In Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Cubs, the 'pen came back to earth, registering its first loss as closer LaTroy Hawkins faced former teammate Dexter Fowler with two outs and two strikes in the top of the ninth, a pitch away from victory and a second consecutive series win to open the season.

4/12/2015 | For Axford, reviving career pales to challenge of ailing son

John Axford's baseball season has been interrupted by a dose of reality as his 2-year-old son Jameson recovers from being bitten twice by a rattlesnake.

4/12/2015 | Cubs rally in ninth to take series vs. Rockies

Pinch-hitter Welington Castillo smacked an RBI single and scored on Dexter Fowler's two-run homer in the ninth inning Sunday to lift the Cubs to a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the Rockies.

4/12/2015 | Rox hope strong defensive core carries them far

Before losing their first game Saturday, the Rockies had matched their best start ever, going undefeated in their first four games and rekindling memories of their 1995 season, when they made the playoffs and also went 4-0 before losing the fifth game.

4/12/2015 | Oberg called up, set for Majors debut

With reliever John Axford going on the Family Medical Emergency List, Scott Oberg has joined the Rockies' bullpen and is poised to make his Major League debut.

4/12/2015 | Heston faces Rockies in home-opening start

Giants right-hander Chris Heston will become the second rookie to start a home opener since the franchise moved to San Francisco in 1958 when he opposes Eddie Butler and the Rockies on Monday.

4/12/2015 | Axford taking family leave to care for son

Rockies reliever John Axford is taking family leave from the Rockies to help his 2-year-old son, Jameson, deal with a medical emergency and surgery following a rattlesnake bite that occurred toward the end of Spring Training in Arizona.

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