The Rockies expect big things from Nolan Arenado. But can he put it all together at the plate?
Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle is known to have some choice words for players and umpires from time to time, but it’s his words of wisdom off the field that are really hitting home.
Dexter Fowler had two hits and two RBIs and the Colorado Rockies used a big sixth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 Saturday night.
Wilin Rosario doubled and homered to drive in four runs, leading a Rockies offense that batted around in the first and second innings, and Colorado snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 on Friday night.
DENVER (93-7 THE FAN) — In 2007 manager Clint Hurdle abruptly turned the Rockies into a playoff team, and on Friday he led the Pirates (70-44), the current National League flag-bearer, into Coors Field to meet Colorado (52-64) for a three-game series in an effort to inch closer to the team’s first playoff berth and winning season since before the Rockies existed.
Francisco Liriano continued his recent dominance with seven strong innings, and Jose Tabata homered and drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
Jhoulys Chacin allowed one run on six hits over eight innings and the Colorado Rockies snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
When Angels 1B/OF Brad Hawpe joined Starkey, Miller, and Mueller on Friday, he painted a picture that should be extremely exciting Pirates fans.
Josh Rutledge will be a valuable asset for the Rockies this year, and maybe even a star somewhere down the line.
A four-run fifth inning powered the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night, 6-2.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — a recent stretch of baseball might suggest Alvarez’s play is on the upswing.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Home runs by Garrett Jones and Pedro Alvarez turned a scoreless game into a blowout in the fifth inning Wednesday, as the Pirates blew the game open to beat Colorado, 5-1, in Game 2 of a double-header at PNC Park.
Despite six no-hit innings from Pirates starter James McDonald, the Pirates couldn’t muster enough run support to beat the Colorado Rockies Wednesday in Game 1 of a double-header, losing, 2-1.
Pirates’ broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday to discuss the Pirates thrilling comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night at PNC Park.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates battled back twice from deficits to beat Colorado, 5-4, Wednesday night at PNC Park.