NEW YORK (AP) - Seeking depth for their injury-depleted infield, the New York Yankees have acquired Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash. The Yankees announced the trade Wednesday night following a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros. Second baseman Robinson Cano is... more »
DENVER (AP) - Chris Nelson hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies overcame a career-best six RBIs by Chase Headley to beat the San Diego Padres 11-10 on Sunday. Tyler Colvin and Ramon Hernandez also homered and Dexter Fowler had three hits and... more »
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox won game two of their five-game set with the Tacoma Rainiers 11-7 behind a pair of home runs by Chris Nelson Thursday at Security Service Field.
Nelson wasted no time in putting the Sox on the board with a three-run shot in the first... more »
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox finished off their season series with the Las Vegas 51s with an 11-4 victory Thursday afternoon at Security Service Field.
The Sox offense was bolstered by Chris Nelson who hit two three-run home runs, one in the second to give the Sox a 6-1... more »
DENVER (AP) - Chris Nelson hit his first major league home run during a six-run second inning and Carlos Gonzalez homered and doubled to drive in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Detroit Tigers 13-6 Friday night. Rookie Charlie Blackmon added four hits and two RBIs, helping to... more »
DENVER (AP) - Chris Nelson swiped home in the eighth inning to send the Colorado Rockies to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, completing a four-game series sweep and extending their winning streak to season-best seven games. With one out and runners on the corners, Reds reliever... more »
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have activated reliever Taylor Buchholz from the 15-day disabled list and recalled infielder Chris Nelson from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Both players are expected to be available for the game Wednesday night in San Francisco. Buchholz has been out since mid-August with lower back stiffness.... more »