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Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black willing to be patient with Carlos Gonzalez’s struggles

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Rockies news and notes for Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Carlos Gonzalez’s slump continues, but Rockies manager Bud Black still preaching patience – The Denver Post
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been in a prolonged slump this season, sporting just a .219/.297/.342 batting line with five home runs in 249 plate appearances this season. Manager Bud Black said he is willing to be patient with González as he attempts to find his footing in 2017.

The bond between Jameson Taillon and Chad Bettis - RoxPile
Pittsburgh's Jameson Taillon pitched five scoreless innings on Monday night in his first start back after surgery for testicular cancer, a diagnosis shared by Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis. Kevin Henry talked with Bettis about the bond the two hurlers and cancer survivors share.

MLB Draft 2017: Colorado Rockies select Ryan Vilade with 48th pick | Purple Row
The Rockies selected high school third baseman Ryan Vidale with their second round pick.

MLB Draft 2017: Rockies select RHP Tommy Doyle with 70th pick | Purple Row
With the team's next selection, they took relief pitcher Tommy Doyle. He comes from the University of Virginia.

NL West Roundup

Padres 9, Reds 3: Friars tear apart Bronson Arroyo - Gaslamp Ball
The only other NL West team in action yesterday was the Padres, who blew out Bronson Arroyo and the Reds in a 9-3 victory. San Diego's Franchy Cordero hit his first career home run in the win.