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Fake Out! Mets Star Makes Outstanding Trick Play | Posted 10.18.2011 | Sports

The last time someone pulled a fake-out as good as this one, Derek Jeter pretended he was hit by a pitch and fooled the umpire. On Wednesday night, Ne...

Seven Strong Innings By Nicasio Wasted By Weak Bullpen

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO -- Rookie Juan Nicasio was in line for his first road win before the Colorado Rockies fell apart. Nicasio pitched seven strong innings but ...

Rockies Beat Padres, Game Overshadowed By Ubaldo Trade

AP | AP | Posted 09.30.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Ubaldo Jimenez got the start for the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. At some point during his brief outing, he was no longer wit...

Rockies Squeak Out A Win Against Padres

AP | AP | Posted 09.29.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tim Stauffer said he flinched a little. It was one costly mistake. Stauffer committed his first career balk Friday night, and it ...

The Most Acrobatic First Pitch Ever

Posted 08.28.2011 | Sports

John Wall could learn a thing or two from this guy. A Cirque du Soleil performer threw out the first pitch in Monday night's game between the San D...

Rockies Rhythm Returning, Jim Tracy Has Serious Talk With Team

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.15.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Jhoulys Chacin is starting to make a name for himself, even if few can properly pronounce it. For the record, it's yo-LEES cha-SEEN....

It's Time for the FCC to Step Up for Sports Fans

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.14.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

The FCC has leveled the playing field and the Courts have upheld their authority. Now it's time for the FCC to actually enforce its own ruling

Rockies Lose Their Weekend Momentum

AP | Posted 08.14.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A long rain delay and a rookie pitcher kept Colorado's streaky offense in check. The Rockies scored 30 runs in their four-game weekend seri...

Tulowitzki's Two-Run Double Pushes Rockies To Win

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 08.09.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO -- The numbers said Heath Bell should have gotten Troy Tulowitzki out. The numbers were wrong....

Rockies Go From Slide To Stumble

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO -- The Colorado Rockies' swing through California has had an annoying ring to it. The Rockies lost 2-0 to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday n...

Rockies Beat Padres, Relievers Win The Day

AP | Posted 08.07.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO — Clayton Mortensen picked the perfect time to put up zeros. Mortensen clawed his way through six innings and then handed it over to ...

Rockies Continue May Slide

AP | Posted 07.15.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies finally got their offense rolling. Now their bullpen is struggling. The Rockies jumped all over San Diego starter Aaro...

Rockies Snap Out Of Slump

AP | By PAT GRAHAM | Posted 07.14.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Brad Hawpe, who played seven seasons for Colorado, hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to complete a six-run comeback...

Halladay Ties Career High In Strikeouts

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 06.24.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- It wasn't until his 130th and final pitch that the struggling San Diego Padres finally got to Roy Halladay. Even so, Will Venable's RBI ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick had his World Series ring stolen from his Seattle home. Of course police have nothing to go on. They've never seen a World Series ring in Seattle before.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.06.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Not all commercial tie-ins are bad. The San Diego Padres have come up with a good one. If a Padres player hits a homer into a can of paint, $500,000 goes to charity.

Padres Win In Extra Innings

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols cut off contract negotiations at the start of spring training. His bat was equally silent on opening day. The three-t...

All-Time Saves Leader Retiring

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Baseball's all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman has thrown his final changeup, deciding at age 43 to retire and return to the San Di...

Report: MLB Legend Suffering Cancer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn says he has cancer in a salivary gland. He told The San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was disco...

TRADE: Boston Acquires All-Star First Baseman

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Adrian Gonzalez put on a Red Sox jersey for the first time and immediately said what the Fenway faithful wanted to hear. "I'm very exc...

MLB Managers Of The Year Announced

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Bud Black hung on to win this race. Ron Gardenhire became a first-time Manager of the Year, too, after so many near misses. A month a...

Rockies' Playoff Hopes Renewed After Padres' 10-Game Slide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SAN DIEGO — No matter what they try, the San Diego Padres just keep losing. The NL West-leading Padres lost their 10th straight game Sunday as ...

A Tale of Two (or Three) Cities

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Abrams

As the Labor Day weekend drew to a close, the baseball pennant races in both Leagues kicked into gear. Especially in the National League, where it appears most of the action is this season.

Rockies Win 6th Straight, Padres Keep Pace: Is Rocktober Still In The Cards? (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Just weeks ago, baseball gurus were writing off the Colorado Rockies for the season. Thanks--at least in part--to injuries, the team found itself in ...

San Diego Team Doctors Under DEA Investigation

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — The Drug Enforcement Administration said Tuesday it is investigating doctors affiliated with the San Diego Chargers and Padres to verify...