MacKinnon Dazzles, Turns Game 2 in Avs' Favor [Colorado Avalanche]
DENVER -- A slow start turned bad for the Colorado Avalanche when Charlie Coyle gave the Minnesota Wild a 1-0 lead just 4:16 into Saturday’s Game 2.
With nothing really working for the Avs, 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon changed the game with one...
Postgame quotes/notes: April 19 [Colorado Avalanche]
• Nathan MacKinnon recorded four points tonight (1g/3a) after tallying three points (0g/3a) in Game 1 on Thursday…He is the fourth player in NHL history to record three or more points in each of his first two career postseason ga...
Nicasio goes for the sweep today vs. Phillies [Colorado Rockies]
Roberto Hernandez gets the start for the Phillies today, facing Rockies right-hander Juan Nicasio, who will try for a series sweep.
Play at plate overturned on collision rule [Colorado Rockies]
The Rockies scored first Saturday night in Coors Field after a bang-bang play at the plate was overturned when it was determined that Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz violated the new collision rule.
Rockies win third straight series at home behind Lyles [Colorado Rockies]
The Rockies climbed above .500 for the first time this season, thanks to a consistent offense and a sterling pitching performance by Jordan Lyles for a 3-1 win over the Phillies on Saturday.
Chatwood finds focus in strong second start [Colorado Rockies]
Tyler Chatwood made his 2014 debut at Coors Field Friday night, pitching seven innings and allowing one unearned run in a 12-1 victory over the Phillies. He missed his first two starts with a left hamstring strain, but was in great form in his second start of the season.
Weiss fine with mixing and matching outfielders [Colorado Rockies]
In addition to Drew Stubbs, Charlie Blackmon, and Michael Cuddyer, the Rockies have Carlos Gonzalez, Brandon Barnes, and Corey Dickerson available in the outfield, and Walt Weiss will use them all.
Cuddyer sits out second game, likely to miss finale [Colorado Rockies]
Rockies right fielder and reigning batting champ Michael Cuddyer sat out a second consecutive game Saturday, and according to manager Walt Weiss he is unlikely to start during the three-game Phillies series. Cuddyer suffered a left hamstring cramp in the seventh inning of Thursday's Rockies win in San Diego.
Avs Landeskog, Stastny A Good Pair [Colorado Avalanche]
Gabriel Landeskog loves playing on the same line with center Paul Stastny. The two have a chemistry developed on and off the ice, and it has paid dividends for the Colorado Avalanche.
“Paulie and I got together in training camp and we’ve played...
Tulo adds veteran savvy to All-Star tools [Colorado Rockies]
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been a force since he arrived in Colorado as a rookie in 2007, but the 29-year-old has added a veteran's savvy to his All-Star tools, and the discipline he's added to his approach at the plate could spell trouble for National League pitchers.
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