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Mile High Sports Jun 19, 2017

Ian Desmond: Why the Rockies are like Sandy B. in ‘Miss Congeniality’

The Rockies slugger believes there are parallels between the upstart Colorado Rockies and Sandra Bullock's iconic character, Gracie Hart. The post Ian Desmond: Why the Rockies are like Sandy B. in ‘Miss Congeniality’ appeared first on Mile High Sports.
Rox Pile Jun 19, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Three 2017 draft picks worth watching

The Colorado Rockies entered the 2017 MLB Draft without a first round pick for the first time in over 15 years. The pick was forfeited after the team signed free agent 1B/OF Ian Desmond this offseason. Even without a pick in the top 45, the Rockies came away with a haul of impressive prospects. Let’s […] Colorado Rockies: Three 2017 draft picks worth watching - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Jun 18, 2017

Colorado Rockies morning after: Singles, emotions and another fun win

Kyle Freeland strikes out Brandon Belt to end the sixth inning and lets out a yell. Ian Desmond smacks a home run to give the Colorado Rockies the lead and vigorously pumps his fist. Nolan Arenado’s face looks like a kid at Christmas after Raimel Tapia’s walkoff game-winning single. These Colorado Rockies are winning and […] Colorado Rockies morning after: Singles, emotions and another fun win - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
BSN Denver Jun 17, 2017

Colorado Rockies Hit of the Week: Desmond goes yard in his biggest at-bat of the year

Ian Desmond delivers a deep blast to give the Rockies the lead in this edition of Hit of the Week.
BSN Denver Jun 17, 2017

BSN Rockies Podcast: DJ and Desi heat up

On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Jake Shapiro break down the uptick in DJ LeMahieu and Ian Desmond's play.
Purple Row Jun 17, 2017
Rockies 10, Giants 8: Ian Desmond, Trevor Story power Colorado to third straight win

Rockies 10, Giants 8: Ian Desmond, Trevor Story power Colorado to third straight win

DJ LeMahieu also chipped in four hits as the Rockies hit double digits for the second straight night. The Colorado Rockies scored double-digit runs for the second straight night, but still had to sweat things out in a 10-8 win over the San Francisco Giants Friday at Coors Field. Ian Desmond’s first home run as a Rockie at Coors Field gave his team the lead for good and provided three of his four RBIs in the win. San Francisco got on the board first with Joe Panik’s first inning home run against Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela giving the Giants a 1-0 lead. Another solo home run. this...
BSN Denver Jun 16, 2017

Desmond powers hot Rockies offense to topple the Giants

The Colorado Rockies staged a comeback behind a huge home run from Ian Desmond and hung on late to win their second straight against the Giants.
Purple Row Jun 16, 2017
Rockies players attribute some success to team chemistry

Rockies players attribute some success to team chemistry

Ian Desmond and Kyle Freeland cite team chemistry as one reason for the Rockies’ success. Rockies have become a safe bet in the National League; 'We can play with anybody' | Sporting NewsJared Wyllys recalls that the Rockies went from 12 games below .500 in 2016 to popular sleeper pick prior to 2017 to the team with the best record in the National League through the middle of June. He identifies the success of the young pitching and the offensive stars, Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon. But he also asked Ian Desmond about how well the Rockies work together. Desmond said: "The one...
Mile High Sports Jun 15, 2017

Ian Desmond donates over $16K to fight against Neurofibromatosis

Colorado Rockies player Ian Desmond has been on a hot streak lately, but his most meaningful hitting performance came in the month of May for his onward fight against Neurofibromatosis The post Ian Desmond donates over $16K to fight against Neurofibromatosis appeared first on Mile High Sports.
Purple Row Jun 14, 2017
Colorado Rockies end losing skid with 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

Colorado Rockies end losing skid with 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

The Colorado Rockies got back to their winning ways on Wednesday night. The Colorado Rockies put a stop to their three-game losing streak and salvaged a win against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night with a 5-1 victory behind a home run from Ian Desmond, four hits from Raimel Tapia, and strong work from the pitching staff. The win also preserved a 3-3 road trip and kept the Rockies, at the very least, in a tie for first place in the National League West. Ian Desmond got the scoring started with a solo home run in the second inning. Desmond’s fourth home run of the season (all of...
BSN Denver Jun 14, 2017

Rockies offense gets hot against Kuhl

The Colorado Rockies got the offense going, mostly from Ian Desmond and Raimel Tapia, salvaging a game in their series against the Pirates.
Purple Row Jun 13, 2017
Andrew McCutchen homers twice, carries Pirates to 5-2 victory over Rockies

Andrew McCutchen homers twice, carries Pirates to 5-2 victory over Rockies

Andrew McCutchen simply owns the Rockies. Despite another strong start from Tyler Chatwood on the road, the Rockies offense and bullpen came up short as the Rockies lost 5-2. Chatwood was on his game early, throwing three scoreless frames to start the game. He nearly got through the fourth inning unscathed, but Andrew McCutchen got a hold of a pitch and launched it over the left-center field fence to give the Pirates a 1-0 lead. Carlos Gonzalez and Ian Desmond were retired to begin the fifth, but Trevor Story showed some patience and drew a two-out walk. With Tony Wolters at the plate,...
Rox Pile Jun 13, 2017

Colorado Rockies injury news: Gerardo Parra’s injury slow to heal

It sounds like Ian Desmond may be patrolling left field for the Colorado Rockies a little longer than perhaps was expected earlier this month. Prior to Tuesday night’s road game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Colorado manager Bud Black told the media that Gerardo Parra’s strained quad may keep him out of action longer than originally […] Colorado Rockies injury news: Gerardo Parra’s injury slow to heal - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Jun 13, 2017
MLB Draft 2017: Rockies’ pick of Ryan Vilade continues interesting trend

MLB Draft 2017: Rockies’ pick of Ryan Vilade continues interesting trend

The Rockies love their high school third baseman The Colorado Rockies were without a first-round pick in the 2017 MLB draft due to their signing of Ian Desmond this past offseason. However, that didn’t stop them from grabbing a high-upside player when they finally got a chance in the second round. The Rockies selected Ryan Vilade with the 48th overall selection, adding another high school third baseman prospect to their ranks. Vilade won the Under Armour home run derby last August and also has some experience on Team USA. The scouting reports on Vilade are full of positives. If he...
Mile High Sports Jun 13, 2017

Rockies Riches: First baseman edition

The Colorado Rockies have depth at virtually every position this season. At first base, Ian Desmond and Mark Reynolds pack a powerful punch. The post Rockies Riches: First baseman edition appeared first on Mile High Sports.

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