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2016 Schedule
21-24, 3rd in NL West
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Bradley Jr. extends hit steak as Red Sox win fourth straight (1:11)

Rockies improving quicker than expected

While the season is only about a quarter of the way over, Colorado is hovering around .500 and is proving to be a stronger team than many projected it to be. And a look at the numbers shows that the Rockies are actually taking big steps forward. Rockies Zingers

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Bogaerts hits one over the Monster (0:26)
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JBJ makes it 29 in a row (0:22)

Lineup: Rockies (21-23) at Red Sox (28-17)

  • 1. Charlie Blackmon, CF (L)
  • 2. DJ LeMahieu, 2B (R)
  • 3. Nolan Arenado, 3B (R)
  • 4. Carlos Gonzalez, RF (L)
  • 5. Mark Reynolds, 1B (R)
  • 6. Gerardo Parra, LF (L)
  • 7. Ryan Raburn, DH (R)
  • 8. Tony Wolters, C (L)
  • 9. Cristhian Adames, SS (S)
  • SP: Chad Bettis, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Price, Bradley lead Red Sox to win over Rockies

David Price scattered five hits over seven innings and Jackie Bradley Jr. had a pair of hits to extend his streak to 28 games as the Boston Red Sox beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Tuesday night.

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Big Papi doubles to bring home two (0:27)
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Fan makes crazy foul ball catch from upper deck (0:20)
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Jackie Bradley Jr. halfway to Joltin' Joe (0:25)

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

The Rockies are hoping Jordan Lyles can avoid an emotional carryover from hitting Pittsburgh's Ryan Vogelsong in the face with a pitch. "It's certainly something that can shake you up as a pitcher when that happens,"" said manager Walt Weiss. "You just have to tell yourself it was one pitch that got away from you, and you need to turn the page.'' Lyles was optioned to the minors to make room for Jorge De La Rosa on Tuesday.

Rodgers moves into prospect list top 10

While SS Brendan Rodgers is currently on the DL because of a hamstring injury, he had been off to the best start of any major high school prospect from last year's draft. Law: Top 25 MLB prospects (Insider)

Francis to rep Rockies at draft

Former Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Francis spent eight of his 11 years in the majors with Colorado and helped lead the club to a World Series appearance with his 17-9 record in 2007.

Rockies drop in power rankings

Hitting with runners in scoring position has been an issue for the Rockies, and they need to find a solution if they want to stay competitive in the NL West. Week 7 Power Rankings

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Parra making Rockies baseball fun

From his performance on the field to the accordion he plays in the clubhouse, Gerardo Parra has been a big reason behind the good times in Colorado this year. “I just want to play my baseball happy and play my baseball for the team,” Parra said. “It's good when you see people happy." Denver Post

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Some prominent hitters are slumping badly in May. The list includes Josh Donaldson (a .194 BA this month), Joe Mauer (.190), Prince Fielder (.188), Carlos Gonzalez (.183), Joey Votto and Matt Kemp (.169), Mark Teixeira (.154) and Curtis Granderson (.143). And Giancarlo Stanton looks lost, with a .156 batting average and 28 strikeouts in 64 ABs this month. Paging Barry Bonds ...

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Draft needs, possible fits for NL West teams

Eric Longenhagen takes a comprehensive look at each NL West organization's strengths/weaknesses heading into the 2016 draft and possible draft fits.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs2178th
Batting Average.2704th
On Base Percentage.3269th
Slugging Percentage.4415th
Earned Run Average5.0128th
Quality Starts19Tied-21st
WHIP1.4124th
BAA.27329th

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