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Thursday Rockpile: Kershaw no-hits Rockies, injury updates and more

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Much of the Rockies-related news today unsurprisingly surrounds their game last night in which they were no-hit by Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw, but there is other news around the team as well.

Victor Decolongon

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers throws a no-hitter against the Rockies - The Denver Post
Patrick Saunders has a full recap of last night's events, comparing Kershaw to the likes of Michelangelo, Van Gogh and Mozart.

Rockies respect first-class Kershaw's feat - MLB.com
Good to see a classy response here from the Rockies, via Thomas Harding, to Kershaw's no-hitter because by all accounts he's a good guy off the field in addition to his obvious greatness on it.

Rockies Tulowitzki, Weiss react to Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter - The Denver Post
Saunders also has video of the reactions of Troy Tulowitzki and Walt Weiss to Kershaw's no-no, though I think this picture of Tulo says everything you need to know about his reaction,

Butler pauses rehab; Chatwood, Anderson progress - MLB.com
In news unrelated to any of this no-hitter business, the Rockies received mixed news on the injury front yesterday as Eddie Butler paused his rehab from his shoulder issues after getting a second opinion and Brett Anderson and Tyler Chatwood each threw 47-pitch bullpen sessions yesterday.

Rockies catcher Michael McKenry's value is behind mask - The Denver Post
The Denver Post has a look at Rockies backup catcher Michael McKenry, focusing on how he has handled the team's pitching staff.

2B or Not To Be - Rockies Zingers
Ryan Hammon from Rockies Zingers takes a look at DJ LeMahieu, Josh Rutledge and which of them will see more playing time at second base as the season progresses.