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Rox Pile Jun 14, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Daniel Murphy a catalyst for the turnaround

Way back on May 19, the Colorado Rockies lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5, dropping their record to 20-25. That loss put them in a tie for last place in the National League West with the San Francisco Giants. Since that day, the Colorado Rockies have played excellent baseball. Winning 16 of the last 23 […] Colorado Rockies: Daniel Murphy a catalyst for the turnaround - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Jun 14, 2019
Rockies 9, Padres 6: Chuck Nazty leads the Rockies to a nice win

Rockies 9, Padres 6: Chuck Nazty leads the Rockies to a nice win

The bewhiskered leadoff man hit two dongers in the victory The Rockies outslugged the Padres 9-6 on Thursday night in the series opener at Coors Field. The win lifts the Rockies to 36-32 and begins a new home winning streak after the Cubs snapped their 10-game streak on Wednesday. Charlie Blackmon and Daniel Murphy each had multi-hit nights, including two homers for Chuck Nazty. MOAR DINGERZ!!!1! With all due respect to Ken Rosenthal, bring on more dingers. Especially when they come in bunches like they did for the Rockies on Thursday. First, it was this two-run shot to extend the Rockies...
Purple Row Jun 11, 2019
Rockies 10, Cubs 3: Rockies blow out Cubs for 10th straight home win

Rockies 10, Cubs 3: Rockies blow out Cubs for 10th straight home win

This one just felt like a good old fashioned Coors Field blowout. The Colorado Rockies kept up their stellar play at home on Tuesday night, trouncing the Chicago Cubs by a final score of 10-3. The first half of the game was close, but from the sixth inning on the Rockies were able to cruise. Offense up and down the lineup Daniel Murphy had a clutch two-RBI double with two outs in the first inning when this game was still close. José Quintana clamped things down for the next few innings, briefly dueling with Peter Lambert once again. Quintana was eventually part of his team’s meltdown,...
The Denver Post Jun 11, 2019
Ian Desmond’s 486-foot homer, the longest in MLB this year, left teammates “in awe”

Ian Desmond’s 486-foot homer, the longest in MLB this year, left teammates “in awe”

"I know I was in awe," Daniel Murphy said. "He walloped that one pretty good with a good swing and a good at-bat, with a big swing for us as well, too."
The Denver Post Jun 8, 2019

Rockies fall to Mets on a so-so night from starter Jon Gray

During the course of the long major-league season, there are going to be so-so games.
Rising Apple Jun 8, 2019

Mets: Reminder to thank Daniel Murphy’s free agency for Anthony Kay

New York Mets prospect Anthony Kay is this year’s star minor leaguer capturing the attention of fans everywhere. The only reason the Mets were able to draft him is because Daniel Murphy walked away after 2015. This year’s star pupil in the New York Mets minor league system is pitcher Anthony Kay. The lefty who […] Mets: Reminder to thank Daniel Murphy’s free agency for Anthony Kay - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Jun 7, 2019
Colorado Rockies 5, New York Mets 1: Eighth inning rally secures series-opening win

Colorado Rockies 5, New York Mets 1: Eighth inning rally secures series-opening win

The Rockies managed a win against the defending Cy Young winner A three-run eighth inning gave the Rockies the insurance they needed and helped them to a 5-1 win over the Mets on Friday. Reigning NL Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and struck out 10 in six innings, but the two runs he allowed were one more than his team scored on the night. The game was tight until the eighth when the Rockies got a two-run home run from David Dahl and a solo shot from Daniel Murphy to make a 2-1 game a 5-1 game, giving Scott Oberg and Wade Davis some cushion as they closed out the game. No...
Cubbies Crib Jun 5, 2019

Chicago Cubs hope Carlos Gonzalez is more than Murphy was in 2018

With the Chicago Cubs offense floundering in the second half of last season, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer got aggressive at the non-waiver deadline, signing left-handed hitter Daniel Murphy to be a run producer in the lineup. On the surface, Daniel Murphy put up good numbers with the Chicago Cubs. In 35 games with Chicago, […] Chicago Cubs hope Carlos Gonzalez is more than Murphy was in 2018 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Jun 4, 2019
Cubs 6, Rockies 3: Kyle Hendricks baffles the Rockies

Cubs 6, Rockies 3: Kyle Hendricks baffles the Rockies

Colorado hitters were off balance all night. The Colorado Rockies had their eight-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday night. The Chicago Cubs rode a strong start and a couple long home runs to a 6-3 win at Wrigley Field. Soft-tossed to death The Rockies struggled to put together good at-bats against Kyle Hendricks. He made some mistakes and the Rockies made him pay for those mistakes. They put together a couple mini rallies to score runs and Daniel Murphy hit a home run. But ultimately Hendricks was always able to maintain control. Hendricks went seven innings, allowing three runs and...
Purple Row Jun 3, 2019
Monday Rockpile: A June turnaround for the Rockies

Monday Rockpile: A June turnaround for the Rockies

Rockies news and links for June 3, 2019 Rockies finish season-long homestand on high note with sweep of Jays | Mile High Sports The Rockies won Sunday 5-1 against Toronto, wrapping up a ten-game homestand with a 9-1 record. This has helped to improve their home record, and overall the Rockies are looking much better. The home runs keep coming, Daniel Murphy is fitting in with the team better, and David Dahl is continuing to show us the potential that he has. Antonio Senzatela symbolized improvement within the pitching rotation as well. He had some iffy moments, but he was able to work...
Purple Row Jun 1, 2019
Colorado Rockies 4, Toronto Blue Jays 2: Gray shuts down the Jays

Colorado Rockies 4, Toronto Blue Jays 2: Gray shuts down the Jays

Jon Gray kept the Blue Jays in check as the Rockies won their seventh straight game. The Colorado Rockies won their seventh straight game with an outstanding pitching performance at Coors Field in a 4-2 win over the Blue Jays. The Rockies jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning with an RBI single from Nolan Arenado, who extended his hitting streak to 12 games and a two-run double from Daniel Murphy. They never looked back as Toronto’s lone runs came on a solo home run from Justin Smoak and an RBI double from Danny Jansen in the ninth with Toronto down 4-0. The Gray Wolf...
Purple Row May 31, 2019
Friday Rockpile: The Rockies are passing their tests

Friday Rockpile: The Rockies are passing their tests

Rockies news and links for May 31, 2019 ‘We’re being tested right now,’ Nolan Arenado said, and the Rockies are passing | The Athletic ($) The Rockies just walked off the Diamondbacks 11-10 yesterday to put them above .500 for the first time in two months. Both teams combined for 34 hits and six home runs. Nolan Arenado discusses how the Rockies are being tested and Daniel Murphy also talks about his spot in the lineup since his return from injury. Nick Groke also talks about how the Rockies have gotten to where they are — in the midst of their early season skid the problem was at...

Murphy hits RBI single in 10th, Rockies beat Arizona 11-10

Daniel Murphy hit an RBI single in the 10th inning to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 11-10 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Purple Row May 30, 2019
Rockies 11, D-backs 10: Murphy walks-off Arizona in extras for the sweep

Rockies 11, D-backs 10: Murphy walks-off Arizona in extras for the sweep

It was a typical #Coors afternoon The Rockies and Diamondbacks played yet another close game at Coors Field on Thursday and, like they did on their Memorial Day matinee, had to settle the game in extra innings. But, for the fourth time in the homestand they won in a walk-off, 11-10 in ten innings. Daniel Murphy clinched the sweep when he hit a two-out single to drive in Trevor Story from third base of Yoshihisa Hirano. The Rockies are now 28-27 and moved ahead of the Dbacks (28-29) for third in the NL West. #Coors It looked like it was going an old fashioned Coors Canaveral game early as...
Purple Row May 30, 2019
Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 4: Rockies survive five double plays to win the series

Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 4: Rockies survive five double plays to win the series

That’s baseball. In a back-and-forth affair, the Rockies emerged victorious once again over the Diamondbacks. They have won four in a row and Arizona has now lost eight of their last eleven games. Too many double plays The Rockies hit into five double plays tonight, three of which were hit by last night’s hero Chris Iannetta. He is the fifth player in franchise history to hit into three double plays in the same game. In the second inning, Iannetta hit into a 5-4-3 double play; in the fourth, he hit into a 6-4-3; and in the sixth he hit into a 4-6-3 double play. Daniel Murphy hit into a...

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