5/3/2015 | Rox rough up Shields but can't reverse skid
The Rockies did everything they could have hoped against Padres ace James Shields on Sunday. They bested him for three home runs, two from Nolan Arenado and one from Charlie Blackmon, and scored five runs to chase him after 5 1/3 innings.
5/3/2015 | Kendrick has another 'frustrating' start
The Rockies set a low bar for their starting pitcher, Kyle Kendrick, by hitting three home runs off usually effective Padres ace James Shields and chasing him after 5 1/3 innings. Yet Kendrick fell short in the Rockies' 8-6 loss, which completed a three-game Padres sweep at Petco park.
5/3/2015 | Padres outslug Rox to pick up Shields and sweep
Justin Upton, Jedd Gyorko and Derek Norris each drilled home runs on Sunday to overcome four home runs by the Rockies on Sunday as San Diego held on for a 8-5 victory at Petco Park, securing a three-game series sweep.
5/3/2015 | Collmenter aims to dominate Rox again in opener
Rockies left-hander Tyler Matzek and D-backs righty Josh Collmenter each ride momentum into their matchup Monday night.
5/3/2015 | Rox offense has yet to get rolling on road
In the first three games of the season, the Rockies scored 20 runs and swept the Brewers at Miller Park. But that series -- when the Rockies hit .322, put up a .336 on-base percentage and a .585 slugging percentage -- didn't usher in an era of big road performances.
5/3/2015 | De La Rosa shows old form, but walks costly
Saturday night's 4-2 loss to the Padres dumped the Rockies into the group of sub-.500 clubs, but they just may be able to hold onto the pitching of Jorge De La Rosa until they right themselves.
5/2/2015 | Upton, Myers back Morrow to take series vs. Rox
Justin Upton's two-run single in the fifth inning put the Padres on top for good and Brandon Morrow allowed two runs in six innings Saturday as San Diego edged the Rockies, 4-2, at Petco Park.
5/2/2015 | Shields goes for series sweep vs. Kendrick, Rox
James Shields has lived up to the largest contract in Padres history (four years, $75 million) by delivering a quality start in each of his first five outings. He'll try to make it a quality half-dozen Sunday against the Rockies in the finale of a three-game series at Petco Park.
5/2/2015 | Kendrick's start moved up in rotation switch
The Rockies have switched the rotation for the next two games, so righty Kyle Kendrick will start Sunday against the Padres and lefty Tyler Matzek will go Monday against the D-backs in the opener of a three-game series at Coors Field.
5/2/2015 | Rockies recall lefty Roberts from Triple-A
The Rockies purchased Ken Roberts' contract from Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday, and designated righty reliever Jorge Rondon for assignment.
5/2/2015 | Rockies get 'weird' with four-error night
Friday night's 14-3 loss to the Padres was not just the Rockies' third straight, but each one was more lopsided than the one before. However, second baseman DJ LeMahieu said with confidence that Friday was truly rock bottom.
5/2/2015 | Padres offense unloads to back Kennedy, snap skid
Ian Kennedy struck out six in six innings and the Padres offense unloaded 14 hits and took advantage of four Rockies errors en route to a 14-3 victory at Petco Park on Friday night in front of 30,186.
5/1/2015 | Blackmon out of lineup with stomach bug
What appeared to be a 24-hour stomach bug felled Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon during Thursday's day off. Although Blackmon reported feeling better, manager Walt Weiss went with Drew Stubbs in center and moved DJ LeMahieu to the leadoff spot Friday night against the Padres.
5/1/2015 | Ottavino to learn extent of injury Monday
Adam Ottavino will learn the seriousness of his injury on Monday when he meets with a Rockies doctor about an MRI that revealed triceps tendon inflammation above the elbow.