The Baltimore-Boston beef is providing the best theater of 2017, while the Rockies' Mark Reynolds is starting to resemble Mike Trout.
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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Rockies snapped the Nationals' seven-game win streak and now own the best record in the NL. Charlie Blackmon hit the go-ahead homer and Mark Reynolds continues to rake as well. The man who once fanned 223 times in a season, has focused on more contact -- his K rate is down 15 percent from a few years ago -- and it's working with a .329 average and his sixth HR on Monday.
Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer in the seventh, Colorado's lights-out bullpen threw three-plus scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night, ending the Nati
Colorado Rockies first baseman Ian Desmond had a productive workout Monday as he took 25 swings in the batting cage, ran the bases, fielded some grounders at first and shagged fly balls.
The Rockies are coming off an impressive sweep of the Giants. Rookie pitchers Kyle Freeland and Antonio Senzatela have Colorado's rotation looking solid.
The Rockies may alter their plans to use Ian Desmond at first base when he comes off the disabled list.
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including a dust-up between the Red Sox and Orioles, the Rockies' destruction of the Giants and Daniel Murphy continuing to haunt the Mets.
Bryce Harper continues to rake and Ryan Zimmerman is launching the ball, while Colorado racks up wins with pitching in this weekend's MLB roundup.
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Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado notched his 66th career RBI against the Giants, his most versus any opponent. The next-most RBI against the Giants since the start of the 2013 season is 37, by Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Kemp.
Kyle Freeland scattered six hits over seven innings, Gerardo Parra hit a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 8-0 on Sunday to complete the three-game sweep.
Antonio Senzatela got his third win in four major league starts, Trevor Story homered for the second straight night and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 12-3 Saturday night.
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Trevor Story hit his first career grand slam and Charlie Blackmon lined an inside-the-park HR in the fourth inning of Friday's win over the Giants. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Rockies are the first team to hit a grand slam and inside-the-park HR in the same inning since the Red Sox in 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Trevor Story hit his first career grand slam and Charlie Blackmon lined an inside-the-park homer as part of a 6-run fourth inning, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5.
When the Rockies have been good -- making the playoffs in 2007 and 2009 -- they've had good bullpens. That's why Greg Holland & Co.'s early success is so important.
Jessica Mendoza, Aaron Boone and Buster Olney will make their picks for the most feared hitter during Sunday's Nationals-Mets game (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).
Rockies pitcher Tyler Anderson took some extra time to complete his pregame warm-ups, a gesture that Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw called "disrespectful." Anderson said it was unintentional.
Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
The Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw was less than pleased he had to wait for Rockies starter Tyler Anderson to walk in from the bullpen before he could start Wednesday's game.
Clayton Kershaw struck out a season-high 10 in seven innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.