Slightly more than six years ago, Carlos Gonzalez was the new guy in the Rockies' clubhouse. He was a 23-year-old phenom with something to prove. Now look at him. At the age of 29, and in the aftermath of the Rockies' decision to trade star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays last week, Gonzalez has become the elder statesman.
Michael McKenry looped a two-run, game-winning home run in the 11th inning to give the Rockies a come-from-behind 7-5 victory over the Mariners at Coors Field.
Denver Post rockies reporter Patrick Saunders responds to your questions in the Rockies Mailbag.
Injured Rockies pitchers Brooks Brown and David Hale have both made rehab appearances within the last week, and Colorado manager Walt Weiss said Wednesday they are both making progress in working their way back. Brown hasn't pitched with the Rockies since June 16 due to right shoulder inflammation, while Hale has been sidelined since sustaining a mild left groin strain on July 9. Hale made his first rehab appearance on Friday with Triple-A Albuquerque, giving up six runs (five earned) in 2 2/3 innings.
Ryan Hammon takes an in-depth look at Jon Gray. You don't want to miss this one.