It was an exciting homestand this week and without a major league game on Thursday, the week ended with news on Jhoulys Chacin's first start for the Sky Sox during his rehab stint.
Jhoulys Chacin will rehab for the #SkySox tonight vs the Iowa Cubs at Security Service Field. http://t.co/KBH11brM9y pic.twitter.com/jZ0REcPeDK— Sky Sox Baseball (@skysox) April 24, 2014
Unfortunately, he gave up four runs, two earned, as the Sky Sox were getting blanked early in the game. Speaking of the Rockies' homestand, it provided some interesting tidbits as numers runs and home runs were scored.
After a home run filled homestand, this button is getting a few days off: http://t.co/5he6jw6Ff1 #Rockies pic.twitter.com/Xprkd7smyb— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) April 24, 2014
Also, the team has some hot bats providing lots of WAR:
RT @PoseidonsFist: Coming into today, these were the top 3 in MLB in rWAR. #1 and #2 HR'd off Matt Cain today too. pic.twitter.com/mdpMJ62SHO— Purple Row (@PurpleRow) April 23, 2014
One of whom was given his player of the week award:
Before today's game, @Chuck_Nazty received his NL Player of the Week Award, a sweet new watch. #FearTheBeard pic.twitter.com/bpbHgelczF— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) April 24, 2014
From the minor leagues, numerous articles have been written about Ryan McMahon's hot start here at Purple Row. If you are looking to see some more of his hitting, here is a link to a story from mlb.com which includes his scouting video and below is a highlight video of his eighth home run.
Please feel free to add you own favorite Rockies' web moments in the comments below.