Baseball

Rockies-Twins game postponed by stormy weather

MINNEAPOLIS – The game between the Colorado Rockies and Minnesota Twins scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed due to stormy weather. Dark clouds rolled in right around the scheduled...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Charlie Blackmon powers Rockies past Twins

MINNEAPOLIS – Charlie Blackmon hit a towering two-run homer during a four-run sixth inning and finished with three hits to lead the Colorado Rockies over the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Tuesday night....

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB Roundup: Astros hit another grand slam in win

MIAMI — Short on sleep, the Houston Astros finally stirred in the sixth inning Monday night when Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam to help beat the Miami Marlins 7-2. The Astros arrived at their hotel...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Not quite peanuts and Cracker Jacks

The idea of serving edible grasshoppers at a baseball game isn’t as crazy as it sounds. The Seattle Mariners brought that curious offering to their ballpark this season, and although it might have...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Reynolds carries on torrid start for NL West-leading Rockies

DENVER — Mark Reynolds glided into the Colorado Rockies clubhouse on a motorized skateboard. A fitting ride these days for a player who just keeps rolling along. Reynolds is having an unlikely...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB Roundup: Yankees win on Jeter’s special night

NEW YORK — Chase Headley hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded triple off Chris Devenski in New York’s six-run seventh inning, and the Yankees rallied to beat the Houston Astros 11-6 on Sunday in the...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies beat Dodgers, Senzatela wins one for mom on Mother’s Day

DENVER — Colorado’s Antonio Senzatela emphatically pointed to the sky as he closed out the fifth inning on Sunday. It had been an emotional Mother’s Day for the 22-year-old rookie. Pat Valaika...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Alex Wood strikes out 10, Dodgers blank Rockies

DENVER — Alex Wood struck out 10 in six innings and drove in a run with a well-placed bunt on a squeeze play, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Colorado Rockies 4-0 on Saturday night. Brett...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield baseball season end to Salida in 3A Region 6 title game

Fred Edwards hit a walk-off home run to send the Bayfield Wolverines to the regional championship game. A gritty group of Wolverines fought to the finish of the title game, but it wasn’t enough to...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper put up another big number Saturday without taking another swing. Harper and the Washington Nationals reached a $21,625,000 deal for the 2018 season, a contact that gives...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Orioles’ Adam Jones sees Negro Leagues museum, urges dialogue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the Negro Leagues museum as his backdrop, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said the recent racial taunting he endured in Boston shows there needs to be more dialogue...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A year after mom’s death, Rockies’ Antonio Senzatela to pitch on Mother’s Day

DENVER – Every now and then, Colorado Rockies pitcher Antonio Senzatela can still hear his mom’s voice when he’s on the field. The voice he used to hear above all other voices as a kid: “Let’s go,...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports