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Rockies news and links for July 16, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Is it okay to stop watching a game? | Rox Pile

Rockies’ pitcher German Marquez has been touted as the most successful Rockies pitcher. However, he got absolutely lit up by the Giants, giving up 11 runs in the 19-2 loss Monday afternoon. It got to the point where it was harder to watch than to just turn off the TV. And not watching doesn’t mean you’re not a true fan. If there’s no enjoyment, and there’s not in a 19-2 loss, then watching is just discouraging. So tune in next time and hope that it goes better tomorrow.

Rockies’ Murphy named Player of the Week for breakout stretch | Mile High Sports

Daniel Murphy joins the list of Rockies players getting awarded Player of the Week, getting the nod for the National League. In the three games following the All-Star break, Murphy hit 8-12, going 4-4 in a game against Cincinnati. He also got home runs in back-to-back games at Coors Field, overcoming some earlier struggles at home.

On the Farm

Elliot Soto had a solid game in the Isotopes offensive success against Fresno. He garnered a run off of two hits, as did third baseman Josh Fuentes. The defense played well, too, giving up just two runs on 11 hits. Pitcher Chris Rusin started, allowing three hits but no runs. Nelson Gonzalez got the win, though, giving him a 2-0 record this season.

Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes 6, Fresno Grizzlies 2 | MiLB.com

Double-A: Hartford Yard Goats 5, Richmond Flying Squirrels 4 | MiLB.com

High-A: Lancaster JetHawks 6, San Jose Giants 5 | MiLB.com

Low-A: Greenville Drive 7, Asheville Tourists 2 | MiLB.com

Short-Season A: Boise Hawks 4, Eugene Emeralds 2 | MiLB.com

Rookie: Grand Junction Rockies 12, Billings Mustangs 1 | MiLB.com

DSL 1: DSL Rockies 7, DSL Angels 2 | MiLB.com

DSL 2: DSL Pirates2 2, DSL Colorado 0 | MiLB.com