1. Rockies' Betancourt hit by line drive in face, appears OK

    Rafael Betancourt, a Rockies relief pitcher, was hit in the face with a line drive during the sixth inning Wednesday against the Royals . He was immediately removed from the game...

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  2. Rafael Betancourt suffers jaw contusion after being hit in face bycomebacker

    Scary news out of the Cactus League today, as Rockies reliever Rafael Betancourt was hit in the face by a comebacker during a game against the Royals .....

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  3. Rockies' Matzek Sees Spring Differently This Season

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tyler Matzek is already looking back to those old days, that time not long ago when he was a completely different pitcher...

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  4. Middlebrooks, Solarte stay hot, Padres beat Rockies

    Will Middlebrooks and Yangervis Solarte gave no ground in their tight competition for San Diego's starting third base job, each driving a run in the Padres ' 10-3 victory over a Colorado Rockies split squad Wednesday...

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  5. Rockies tab Kendrick, De La Rosa for openers

    The Rockies will start newly signed right-hander Kyle Kendrick on Opening Day in Milwaukee on April 6. Lefty Jorge De La Rosa -- the most productive Coors Field pitcher in club ...

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  6. Watch: Tulo, Arenado Combine for Rare 6-5-3 Putout

    Even for a players as good as Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado, they still need spring training to work out the kinks...

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  7. Rockies' A-Side Lineup Shut Down by Angels Fill-in Pitcher

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — That was a Bronx cheer that bubbled up in the sixth inning Tuesday at Salt River Fields when Rockies catcher Audry Perez singled on a grounder to right field...

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  8. Rockies' Gonzalez Finding His Swing; Lyles Sharp for 3 Innings

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  9. Blackmon Makes Spring Debut After Lingering Ab Issue

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- With a lingering abdominal issue behind him, Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon was happy to get his Cactus League debut out of the way Wednesday with his sights on plenty more action moving forward...

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  10. Tulo homers as Rockies ease past Mariners

    Troy Tulowitzki made his first hit of the spring count as the Rockies shortstop cranked a home run in the first inning against the Mariners in Colorado's 4-1 victory at Peoria Sports Complex on Wednesday...

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  11. Troy Tulowitzki Homers for Rockies; Blackmon Make First Start

    Troy Tulowitzki doesn't make a lot of spring training road trips, but he was glad to be on the diamond Wednesday afternoon against the Mariners at Peoria Sports Complex.....

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  12. Rosario Crushes a Pair in Split-Squad Win over M's

    A huge nine-run outburst across the fourth and fifth innings, including two home runs from Wilin Rosario, helped pace the Rockies to a 9-3 win over the visiting Mariners at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Tuesday...

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  13. Betancourt Wants to Prove He Can Pitch

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Like in so many years past, right-handed reliever Rafael Betancourt has a locker at Rockies camp. But unlike those past years, he doesn't have a guaranteed spot in the Rockies' bullpen...

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  14. Watch: Drew Stubbs' Slick Diving Grab vs. Dodgers

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  15. Upon Return, Blackmon Plans to Utilize Speed on Bases

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Rockies leadoff hitter Charlie Blackmon said Monday his slight abdominal injury should heal well enough for him to make his Cactus League debut by midweek. When he does play, expect him to push for stolen-base opportunities...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  16. Rosario Making Smooth Transition to New Role

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Wilin Rosario is embracing the elements of the transition from daily catcher to catcher-first baseman-pinch-hitter for the Rockies ...

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  17. Tulowitzki, Gonzalez Return for Rockies, Say All Systems Are Go

    Scottsdale, Ariz. —It's March 9 and the season-opener is still 28 days away, but Monday's Cactus League game was a big deal for Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 564 reads 0 comments

  18. Arenado Erupts with Homer, Double Against Cubs

    Nolan Arenado swatted a three-run, first-inning homer to lift the Rockies to their first Cactus League victory, 7-5, over the Cubs at Salt River Fields on Saturday afternoon in front of 12,149...

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  19. Kendrick shows calm in first spring start

    Unflappability in difficult innings was a key reason the Rockies targeted right-hander Kyle Kendrick in free agency this winter. No time like his first Spring Training start to display it...

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  20. Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa Scratched from First Start Because of Tight Groin

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies ' No. 1 starter, has been scratched from his initial Cactus League start because of a left-groin tightness...

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  21. Lyles Looks Good in Rockies' Cactus League Opener

    In the Cactus League opener for both teams, D-backs catching prospect Peter O'Brien went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 6-2 victory over the Rockies on Wednesday afternoon in front of 6,780 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

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  22. Rockies Infielder Daniel Descalso's Value Not Limited to Versatility

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  23. Tulowitzki, Gonzalez Start Running Bases in Rehab

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez took big steps in their injury rehabilitations Monday, running the bases for the first time this spring.....

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  24. Saunders: Shortstop Is Where Tulowitzki Needs to Stay

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Thirty-nine-year-old Alex Rodriguez hasn't been put out to pasture just yet, but the New York Yankees are expected to give the former shortstop-third baseman a tryout at first base this spring...

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  25. Axford Seeks Career Comeback in Colorado

    The stats of the Rockies ' bullpen last year didn't match the talents of the team's pitchers. In right-hander John Axford, they added a veteran who knows there is happiness on the other side...

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