Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets will use a four-man rotation this week and that Aaron Laffey will make his next start next Tuesday, a week from tomorrow, against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Essentially, the team will be using the off-day on Thursday to skip the fifth spot in the rotation this week.
“Laffey is going to be the guy until we figure out when Shaun’s going to be back, or if he’s going to be back, or where we stand,” Collins told Rubin. “There’s no...Read Full Story
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A Colorado Rockies fan built himself a snowman friend to sit with him in the stands for the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Coors Field against the New York Mets.
Monday's Rockies game against the Mets was postponed due to snow, and the grounds crew had to work overtime to allow the teams to play a doubleheader on Tuesday. This creative Rockies fan found himself enough leftover snow to build the snowman and happened to have a Rockies cap, some...Read Full Story
A week into the season, Ryan Church was raking doubles and Daniel Murphy was the new hotness. Five weeks later, Mets fans are looking at a much different scenario. Church has seemingly fallen out of favor with Jerry Manuel and Murphy has been unacceptably bad in left field.
Daniel Murphy hasn't done it with the bat or glove so far
Many thought that Manuel would use Murphy to spell Delgado at first base and potentially groom him for a future at the position. However, that hasn’t happened. To...Read Full Story
The 2010 Colorado Rockies face a challenge that no other Rockies team before them has faced. They are blazing trails that some baseball fans in the Rocky Mountain region once felt were impossible to blaze.
This 2010 Rockies team is dealing with a word never thrust upon them before: Expectations.
Sure, the 2008 team had their fair share of excitement surrounding them. Fans rummaged through all of their Broncos, Avalanche and Nuggets apparel looking for the Rockies hat that they buried after...Read Full Story
Garrett Atkins became a free agent when the Colorado Rockies failed to offer a contract for next season.Atkins, who turned 30 on Saturday, has spent his entire seven-year major league career with the Rockies. The third baseman slumped to a .226 average this year with nine homers and 48 RBIs after hitting .286 with 21 homers and 99 RBIs in 2008. Atkins, who made $7.05 million, lost the third base job to Ian Stewart by the end of the season.Atkins had a career-high 29 homers and 120 RBIs in...Read Full Story