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2 months 2 weeks ago

Rockies OF Gonzalez has tumor removed from finger

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez had a small tumor removed from his left index finger Tuesday during a procedure at the Cleveland Clinic. Gonzalez underwent exploratory surgery with Dr. Thomas Graham and a growth was found beneath the sheath around the muscle. Rockies head athletic trainer...

8 months 3 weeks ago

CarGo headed back to center field

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons. It'll be Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez. Rockies general manager Bill Geivett said Wednesday that the team plans to shift Gonzalez to center....

9 months 3 weeks ago

Cargo & Arenado win Gold Gloves

Two Rockies players won National League Gold Gloves Tuesday. Rox left fielder Carlos Gonzalez won his third Gold Glove in four years. Nolan Arenado, the Rockies third baseman, become the first National League rookie to win the award.

11 months 4 weeks ago

Rockies OF Gonzalez on the mend

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez says his sprained right middle finger is feeling better after taking a round of batting practice Tuesday and hopes to soon leave for a rehab assignment. The Colorado Rockies outfielder has been on the disabled list since early August. Gonzalez says the finger remains sore,...

2 years 11 months ago

Cargo powers Rox past Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the punchless Brewers on Wednesday night and snap a six-game skid in Milwaukee. Kevin Millwood scattered two runs over six innings for the Rockies, who kept the Brewers from...

3 years 4 days ago

Rockies win fourth in a row

DENVER (AP) - Seth Smith and Jonathan Herrera each hit a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 8-6 on Tuesday night. Rex Brothers pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn his first major league save for Colorado, which has won four straight. It is Colorado's first...

3 years 5 days ago

Rox win third straight

DENVER (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin threw seven solid innings and had a two-run double while Carlos Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 9-5 on Monday night. All nine starters reached base for Colorado, which won its third straight. It's just...

3 years 1 week ago

CarGo powers Rox to win in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer, Jason Hammel pitched into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 on Saturday night. Gonzalez also doubled in a run in the ninth to help the Rockies snap a three-game slide. Colorado also had...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Redbirds beat Rox 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kyle Lohse worked into the seventh inning after a week between starts and Albert Pujols followed up a 4-for-4 game with two hits and the go-ahead RBI to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. David Freese...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Sox split doubleheader with Nashville

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox split their double-header with the Nashville Sounds, losing game one 19-0 and winning game two Thursday night at Security Service Field. After game one was postponed due to rain, the two teams had to wait through a two hour and thirty eight minute rain...

3 years 3 weeks ago

CarGo set for rehab stint in Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is scheduled to begin a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Wednesday, as the Sky Sox take on the Nashville Sounds in a 7:05 p.m. start at Security Service Field. The young slugger is schedule to play with the...

3 years 1 month ago

Rox put Cargo on DL

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right wrist. This is Gonzalez's first trip to the DL. The Rockies recalled outfielder/infielder Eric Young Jr. from Triple-A Colorado Springs to take his place. Gonzalez missed eight games earlier this...

3 years 1 month ago

Cargo gives Rox walk-off win over Braves

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez singled home the winning run off Eric O'Flaherty with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night. O'Flaherty (1-3) retired his first two batters before third baseman Martin Prado...

3 years 1 month ago

Rockies are still without Cargo and Tulo

ATLANTA (AP) - Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy says outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is close to returning to the lineup but was held out Thursday for a fourth straight day with a right wrist contusion. Tracy had no update on All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who's been out since Monday with a...

3 years 1 month ago

Tulo and Cargo not quite ready to return

ATLANTA (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are recovering from their injuries but are not yet ready to start for Colorado. Gonzalez was held out of the starting lineup for the third straight game on Wednesday night against the Braves after he bruised his right wrist on Sunday. Manager...

3 years 1 month ago

Rox lose fifth straight road game

ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman's third homer in two games gave Atlanta the early lead, Derek Lowe hit a three-run double and the Braves beat the short-handed Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Tuesday night. Freeman, who had two homers in Atlanta's 4-1 win in Monday's series opener, hit his 12th homer...

3 years 1 month ago

Gonzalez held out, Rockies call up Garner

ATLANTA (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have recalled outfielder Cole Garner from Triple-A Colorado Springs to provide depth after Carlos Gonzalez injured his right wrist. Gonzalez was with the Rockies on Monday but was not starting in the opener of a four-game series against the Braves. He has a bruised...

3 years 3 months ago

Rox sweep Giants and move back into first

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez's two-run single off Javier Lopez capped a four-run eighth-inning rally and the Colorado Rockies surged back into first place in the NL West with a 5-3 win Tuesday over the San Francisco Giants. Gonzalez, whose three-run homer off Tim Lincecum propelled Colorado past the Giants...

3 years 3 months ago

Rockies pound Lincecum and Giants

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez capped a five-run sixth-inning outburst with a three-run homer off an unusually wild Tim Lincecum and the Colorado Rockies rallied for a 7-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. Seth Smith also homered off Lincecum (3-4), who set up the Rockies' big...

3 years 3 months ago

Mets finally beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Mike Pelfrey hit a tiebreaking two-run double and limited the Rockies to three solo homers, helping the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over Colorado on Tuesday night. The Mets had lost all five of their games to the Rockies this season but finally put together...

3 years 4 months ago

Rox take game 1 of doubleheader in New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez and hot-hitting Troy Tulowitzki belted back-to-back home runs, and the Colorado Rockies survived a shaky ninth inning to beat the New York Mets 6-5 in the opener of a doubleheader Thursday. The Rockies (9-2), off to the best start in franchise history, won their...

3 years 4 months ago

Rockies off to best start ever!

NEW YORK (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki hit a go-ahead homer through the thick fog and the Colorado Rockies, off to the best start in club history, beat the New York Mets 5-4 on Wednesday night. Ryan Spilborghs also connected and Esmil Rogers (2-0) won his second straight outing to begin...

3 years 7 months ago

Cargo signs long-term with the Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez has finalized his $80 million, seven-year contract with the Colorado Rockies. The deal keeps Gonzalez in purple pinstripes through 2017 and covers what would have been his first three seasons of free agency. Gonzalez's agreement comes two months after All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki received a...

3 years 7 months ago

Cargo deal expected to be official on Tuesday

DENVER (AP) - Slugger Carlos Gonzalez says he has finalized a seven-year, $80.5 million deal with the Colorado Rockies. The outfielder's publicist released a statement in his native Venezuela saying the deal will be signed in Denver on Tuesday. The statement said the 25-year-old Gonzalez arrived in Denver on Sunday...

3 years 7 months ago

Rox ready to sign Cargo for the long-term

DENVER (AP) - The publicist for Carlos Gonzalez says an $80 million, seven-year contract for the Colorado Rockies outfielder is "practically finalized." Fabiola Bohorquez confirmed from Venezuela the signing is "imminent," pending a physical. Gonzalez will soon fly to Denver to sign the contract, she said. The Rockies said they...

3 years 9 months ago

Cargo and Tulo win first Gold Gloves

NEW YORK (AP) - Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez have won their first NL Gold Glove awards, joined by Cincinnati pitcher Bronson Arroyo as a first-time winner. St. Louis first baseman Albert Pujols and Reds third baseman Scott Rolen won Gold Gloves for the first time...

3 years 11 months ago

Diamondbacks pull off sweep of Rockies

PHOENIX (AP) - Stephen Drew homered and had four RBIs, Kelly Johnson hit a two-run shot and the Arizona Diamondbacks held off Colorado 10-9 Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep of the fading Rockies. Colorado had won 13 of 15 in another late-season run to get close in the...

3 years 11 months ago

Dodgers rally to beat Rockies in 11

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A.J. Ellis lined an RBI single over a rawn-in infield in the 11th inning after Matt Kemp doubled home the tying run in the ninth, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers record their biggest comeback win of the season in a 7-6 victory over the Colorado Rockies...

3 years 11 months ago

Rockies slugger CarGo gets a rest

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez is out of the Colorado Rockies' lineup for Saturday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Manager Jim Tracy said Gonzalez's consecutive 0-4 performances showed his slugger needed a break after a career-best 16-game hitting streak. The speedy outfielder emerged as a Triple Crown candidate while...

3 years 11 months ago

Rox rally in 9th to down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit a tying triple with no outs in the ninth and scored on second baseman Freddy Sanchez's second throwing error of the game, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Monday night. The Giants squandered a key chance...

4 years 1 day ago

Rox erase 9-run deficit and sweep Braves

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies overcame a nine-run deficit, matching the biggest rally in team history and stunning the Atlanta Braves 12-10 Thursday on Troy Tulowitzki's go-ahead single in the eighth inning. Down 10-1 in the third inning, the Rockies chipped away against the NL East leader before taking...

4 years 2 days ago

Rockies make it three straight wins

DENVER (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven effective innings and Carlos Gonzalez hit his 26th home run to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 5-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Seth Smith also homered and Eric Young had a career-high three hits for the Rockies....

4 years 3 weeks ago

Ubaldo gets 17 as Rox cool off Giants

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez won his major league-leading 17th game, Carlos Gonzalez homered twice and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Wednesday. Troy Tulowitzki also homered for the streaking Rockies, who have won five of six and played some of their best baseball of the...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Cargo named NL Player of the Week

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period of July 26-August 1, 2010. Gonzalez posted a .533 (16-for-30) batting average on the week while clubbing four home runs and leading the National League with a 1.067 slugging percentage. His...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Gonzalez homers in ninth to hit for cycle

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit a game-ending home run leading off the ninth inning to become the sixth player in Colorado Rockies history to hit for the cycle. Gonzalez, who singled, tripled and doubled in his first three at-bats, hit the first pitch from Chicago Cubs reliever Sean Marshall...

4 years 1 month ago

Rockies ace to start All-Star game

Colorado Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez will start for the National League in the All-Star game Tuesday night while the AL will counter with Tampa Bay's David Price. Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was voted-in, but is on the disabled list. Carlos Gonzales had a shot at making the team last...

4 years 1 month ago

Vote for CarGo for the All Star team!

You still have time to cast your ballot for Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. He's in the running for the final slot on this year's All Star roster. Right now, ace Ubaldo Jiminez is the lone Rockies representative for the game, thanks to the injury to Troy Tulowitzki. ...

4 years 1 month ago

Carlos Gonzalez part of All-Star Game Final Vote

American and National League All-Star Team managers Joe Girardi and Charlie Manuel, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, have announced the candidates for the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint to be held exclusively on MLB.com , the official Web site of Major League Baseball, and the individual...

4 years 3 months ago

Rox continue to juggle lineup

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have juggled their lineup against Philadelphia with Carlos Gonzalez out of the country, Troy Tulowitzki day to day with a strained thigh muscle, Brad Hawpe back from an injury and Todd Helton getting a mental break. The best news for the Rockies was Monday's...

4 years 4 months ago

Ubaldo wins again as Rox crush Diamondbacks

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez extended his scoreless streak to 22 1-3 innings with six shutout innings and the Colorado Rockies routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Tuesday night. Jimenez's scoreless innings streak is the longest in franchise history by a starter. The previous record was 20 set by Denny...

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