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  1. Rockies activate Michael Cuddyer from the 60-day disabled list

    Aug 16, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

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    More than two months after suffering a broken left shoulder socket, Michael Cuddyer has returned to the Rockies’ lineup.

  2. Brett Anderson to undergo season-ending back surgery

    Aug 12, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    Another short season for a talented but fragile pitcher.

  3. Brett Anderson likely finished for the season with a back injury

    Aug 10, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Brett Anderson’s season is likely done after he was diagnosed with a bulging disk in his lower back.

  4. Jordan Lyles activated for Wednesday start vs. Cubs

    Aug 6, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Jordan Lyles will return to the Rockies’ starting rotation Wednesday night against the Cubs after missing the past two months with a fractured left middle finger.

  5. Javier Baez to bat second, play second in his major league debut tonight

    Aug 5, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

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    And he’ll wear number 9 . . . number 9 . . . number 9 . . . number

  6. Christian Bergman out six weeks with fractured hand

    Jun 24, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

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    Rockies right-hander Christian Bergman told MLB.com’s Thomas Harding on Monday that his left (non-throwing) hand felt fine 72 hours after being struck by a comebacker in his Friday start against the Brewers. But an MRI has shown otherwise.

  7. Padres reliever Alex Torres becomes the first major league pitcher to wear a protective cap

    Jun 22, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    Padres left-hander Alex Torres made history in his relief appearance Saturday night against the Giants, becoming the first major league pitcher to wear a padded cap in a game …

  8. Drew Pomeranz broke his hand punching a chair

    Jun 17, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

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    Oakland has placed left-hander Drew Pomeranz on the disabled list with a fractured right (non-pitching) hand, putting on hold what had been a nice season for the former top prospect who’d previously struggled in the majors with the Rockies.

  9. Brett Anderson is not close to rejoining the Rockies

    May 28, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson hasn’t progressed as quickly as hoped in his recovery from a broken index finger that was supposed to take 4-6 weeks.

  10. Rockies starter Brett Anderson to miss 4-6 weeks with a broken finger

    Apr 13, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

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    The Rockies get some bad news about their lefty hurler.

  11. Brett Anderson leaves Saturday start with finger injury

    Apr 12, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v San Francisco Giants

    Brett Anderson just can’t catch a break.

  12. Mark Trumbo ties D-Backs record after homering in fourth consecutive game

    Apr 6, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    San Francisco Giants v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mark Trumbo has started off his D-Backs career in fashion.

  13. Fun with roster construction, starring the Colorado Rockies

    Mar 29, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

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    The Rockies may have the most interesting and unintentionally hilarious roster going into Opening Day. They’ll carry 14 pitchers, including two that are injured (Jhoulys Chacin and Boone Logan, who don’t count against the 25-man limit), as well as two catchers, only five infielders, and six (six!) outfielders. The rotation will include Jorge De La…

  14. Jorge De La Rosa will get the Opening Day nod for the Rockies

    Mar 9, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

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    Jorge De La Rosa will be the Rockies’ Opening Day starter, Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports. The Rockies haven’t made an official announcement yet. It doesn’t come as much as a surprise as his only real competition for the honor was Jhoulys Chacin, but Chacin is dealing with a shoulder strain and may…

  15. 2014 Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Mar 3, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Colorado Rockies. The Big Question: Can the Rockies get back over the .500 mark? Rookie manager Walt Weiss led…

  16. Jhoulys Chacin getting MRI on sore right shoulder

    Feb 23, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

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    So, uh, this is some pretty disturbing news for the Rockies … RHP Jhoulys Chacin will undergo a MRI tomorrow because of right shoulder inflammation. He will be shut down until further notice. — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) February 23, 2014 Our own Matthew Pouliot estimates that Chacin is the third-most important player on Colorado’s roster,…

  17. Ian Kinsler rejected a possible trade to the Blue Jays

    Jan 30, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

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    Shi Davidi of SportsNet reports that the Jays had two potential trades fall through this offseason: one for Brett Anderson, one for Ian Kinsler. The Anderson deal fell through due to the Jays’ concern over his health. Kinsler was a different matter: But a potential deal was scuttled by the three-time all-star’s no-trade clause, leaving…

  18. Rockies acquire Brett Anderson from A’s

    Dec 10, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

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    All the Brett Anderson rumors can stop swirling now: Oakland has traded the left-hander to Colorado in exchange for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and right-hander Chris Jensen, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Anderson has been mostly injured since mid-2011, throwing just 80 innings during the past two seasons, but he’s still just 25 years old…

  19. Report: Rockies acquire Brett Anderson from Athletics

    Dec 10, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

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    4:32 p.m. EST update: FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Rockies are acquiring Anderson from the A’s in return for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and right-hander Chris Jensen. Anderson’s addition will likely leave Juan Nicasio and Jordan Lyles battling for one spot in Colorado’s rotation. The A’s still have six starters without him, a total…

  20. The A’s are cooling on the idea of trading Brett Anderson

    Dec 10, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

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    Reported yesterday that he was being viewed by more teams as a “Plan B” trade target, the A’s are reportedly now thinking of not shopping Brett Anderson. Jeff Passan: Sources: Teams believe A’s have cooled on idea of trading Brett Anderson this week. May still go eventually. Just not close to a guarantee. — Jeff…

  21. Great Moments in Players Responding to Tweets About Themselves

    Dec 9, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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    A’s starter Brett Anderson is the subject of a lot of rumors lately. Brett Anderson is also a pretty heavy Twitter user. That leads to things like this: .@Joelsherman1 so I’m like the morning-after pill? — Brett Anderson (@BrettAnderson49) December 9, 2013   Pretty slick, Brett. I also feel like if I were the subject…

  22. 2013 Winter Meetings Preview

    Dec 8, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT

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    LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — Greetings from the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, deep in the dark recesses of the happiest place on Earth. I have been down here with my children since last Tuesday, doing battle with a mouse. The mouse is a worthy adversary. Much respect for him and his hyper-efficiency at separating…

  23. Report: Rockies talked trade for A’s Brett Anderson

    Dec 7, 2013, 12:03 PM EDT

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    Athletics’ left-hander Brett Anderson is a very popular name on the trade market and FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal hears that the Rockies are the latest team to ask about him. The two teams had discussions about Anderson yesterday, but Rosenthal hears that they were unable to find a match on a deal. Talks are unlikely…

  24. Yankees among teams interested in Brett Anderson

    Dec 3, 2013, 11:17 PM EDT

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    A’s GM Billy Beane is not done making moves. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports tweeted Tuesday evening that Oakland is “likely to deal” left-hander Brett Anderson at next week’s Winter Meetings and lists the Yankees among the teams showing trade interest. The Blue Jays, Royals, Indians, Twins and Mariners are also thought to be in…

  25. Royals have had internal discussions about trading for Brett Anderson

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT

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    On Twitter, ESPN’s Buster Olney says that the Royals have talked about pursuing Athletics starter Brett Anderson. As Ervin Santana is seeking more than $100 million in free agency, the Royals are looking elsewhere for their starting rotation needs. The Athletics exercised the $8 million option on Anderson’s contract for the 2014 season. He has…

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