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Rockies relievers Justin Miller and Scott Oberg to see roles enhanced

The Rockies will give two of their younger relievers more opportunities in high-leverage situations as the season winds down.

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Miller, Oberg could pitch in big spots down stretch - Rockies.com
Thomas Harding writes that Rockies relievers Justin Miller and Scott Oberg will get more high-leverage innings in the last 50 games of the season. Quite frankly, there isn't anyone in the Rockies' bullpen whom I trust in high-leverage situations at the moment, so I say why not give the reps to a couple of younger guys that can help the team in the future.

Carlos Gonzalez impressed by Jacob deGrom - Rockies.com
Despite being in a division with All-Stars Clayton Kershaw, Madison Bumgarner and Zack Greinke, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez said that the Mets' Jacob deGrom is the best pitcher he has seen in 2015.

Chris Rusin's curious Colorado Rockies pitching numbers - The Denver Post
Nick Groke takes a look at how Rockies southpaw Chris Rusin has improved since joining the team and what it could mean for his role with the Rockies going forward.

Jacob deGrom, Mets roll to another home win - Rockies.com
Despite a strong performance from starter Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies' offense could not break through against Jacob deGrom and the Mets. Thomas Harding has the details on last night's loss.

Rockies designate Drew Stubbs for assignment, purchase contract of Matt McBride - Purple Row
The Rockies designated outfielder Drew Stubbs for assignment and recalled Matt McBride from Triple-A Albuquerque, Bryan Kilpatrick has more on yesterday's roster move.

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Less than two months to go until the misery can end for the Colorado Rockies - BSN Denver
David Martin chronicles trying to get through the dog days of August as a fan of a Rockies team that currently sits at 47-65 with 50 games to play in the 2015 season.