Troy Tulowitzki of Rockies falls short in vote for NL all-star team - The Denver Post
Troy Tulowitzki will not be joining Nolan Arenado and DJ LeMahieu for this year’s midsummer classic in Cincinnati. The 30 year old shortstop, a four time all-star appreciated the support of his fans, but he was not interested in joining the campaign. Tulowitzki is a prove it on the field type of player, but unfortunately that’s not what wins the Final Vote. Carlos Martinez, who has put together a great season for the Cardinals, grabbed the last ticket to Cincy on the back of the Red Birds’ passionate following.
Goose Gossage says Colorado Rockies need 'new blood' - The Denver Post
The Post’s Benjamin Hochman talks Rockies with Hall of Fame closer and Colorado native, Goose Gossage. Gossage admits he would have liked to see the Rockies hire from outside the organization when the club parted ways with former GM Dan O’Dowd. Goose is also in favor of calling up Jon Gray, who has been racking up the celebrity endorsements as of late.
Hot CarGo may be something Rockies unload - Rockies.com
Human being Carlos Gonzalez is not looking forward to the possibility of leaving Denver. He enjoys his teammates, the fans, and winning games for the Rockies. But the 29-year-old right fielder is aware of the realities of his contract and what his comeback year could attract at the trade deadline.
Tapia posts first four-hit night for Modesto - Milb.com
Ramiel Tapia is increasingly becoming known as the man who can hit anything. Thursday night was no exception when Tapia went 4-4 with a triple and two RBIs. Last night he was 3-3. The young outfielder holds a .326 batting average in Modesto, which may earn him a promotion to New Britain sooner rather than later. Tapia will join Isotopes shortstop, Trevor Story, as the Rockies’ representatives in the upcoming All-Star Futures game.
The "Fifith Inning" of Benjamin Hochman’s Nine Innings series is really something special. If you haven’t already heard it a hundred times, LaTroy Hawkins is a phenomenal human being, exceeding the greatness of even a 21 year career in Major League Baseball by who he is outside of the game.