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Colorado Rockies get well-rounded performance in series win over Reds

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The Rockies played one of their better three-game stretches of the season in taking two of three in Cincinnati.

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Efficiency grants Kendrick long-awaited win - rockies.com
Thomas Harding has a recap of the efficient outing from starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick, who threw just 75 pitches in 7 1/3 innings of work in the Rockies' 6-4 win yesterday.

Rox pounce with power before holding off Reds - rockies.com
Harding also has a collaboration with Mark Sheldon discussing the early offense that helped power the Rockies to the win behind early home runs from third baseman Nolan Arenado and center fielder Charlie Blackmon.

Nolan Arenado down list of National League 3Bs in all-star voting; Troy Tulowitzki third - The Denver Post
Despite his strong performance at the plate and in the field, Arenado was just fifth among National League third basemen in the first round of All-Star voting results released yesterday. Troy Tulowitzki is third among shortstops in the NL. Nick Groke has more details and reaction to the voting update.

Jordan Lyles set to start Sunday for Colorado Rockies - The Denver Post
Groke also has an update on starting pitcher Jordan Lyles, who is set to return to the Rockies' rotation Sunday after injuring his toe in his last start.

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Colorado Rockies' Starting Pitchers Pitching Well Of Late - Rox Pile
Andrew Dill of Rox Pile has an update on the strong starting pitching the Rockies have gotten in winning four of their last five games.

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2015 MLB Mock Draft: Every first-round pick - MLB - SI.com
David Rawnsley released his first mock draft for SI.com yesterday and has the Rockies taking high school shortstop (and not the manager of Liverpool FC) Brendan Rodgers with the third overall pick in the draft.