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Rockies | Tyler Chatwood impresses again

Wed, 04 May 2016 15:57:41 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood was phenomenal in his start Wednesday, May 4, against the San Diego Padres. He tossed eight shutout innings of three-hit ball, striking out seven and walking only one, en route to picking up the victory.

Fantasy Tip: Although it can be tough trusting a starting pitcher from the Rockies regularly, it might be time to start taking Chatwood seriously. The 26-year-old is now 4-2 with a dazzling 2.15 ERA, and he's allowed one run or less in four of his six starts. For those that think this might be a fluke, also consider that before going down with Tommy John surgery, Chatwood actually posted respectable numbers in his last full season with the club back in 2013.

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MLB | Pirates-Rockies postponed

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:42:18 -0700

The game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies scheduled for Thursday, April 28, was postponed due to inclement weather. No makeup date was announced. Pirates SP Juan Nicasio was scheduled to face Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood.

Fantasy Tip: On a day with few games, the players to choose from just got smaller. Make sure to avoid any of the players from this game in daily fantasy, and it makes spending up for high-priced players like Jake Arrieta more palatable.

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Rockies | Tyler Chatwood set to start Saturday

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 22:52:55 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood is scheduled to start Saturday, April 23, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is 10-5 with a 4.11 ERA in 23 appearances (19 starts) at Coors Field.

Fantasy Tip: Chatwood has pitched pretty well in Denver, something not many pitchers can say over their careers. He is worth using in NL-only fantasy leagues and some deeper mixed formats. He can also be a value play in DFS when the price is right.

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Rockies | Tyler Chatwood dominates Cubs

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 15:21:55 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood handcuffed the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, April 17, allowing only two hits and a walk over seven frames while fanning seven over as many innings.

Fantasy Tip: Chatwood is emerging as a potential starting option any time he is not working in Colorado. The former top prospect was roughed up for five runs in six innings in a loss during his only outing at Coors Field earlier this week, but he is 2-0 with 1.48 ERA while shutting down the Arizona Diamondbacks and Cubs. Chatwood might be a dicey start at home against the Los Angeles Dodgers next weekend but is slated to pitch on the road over his next two turns.

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Rockies | Tyler Chatwood solid in return

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:59:08 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood looked good in his return to the mound Wednesday, April 6, opposite the Arizona Diamondbacks. The right-hander registered 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on seven hits, while striking out three and walking none. It was his first major league appearance since April 2014.

Fantasy Tip: It is potential diamonds in the rough like Chatwood that can catapult fantasy teams onto big things. Chatwood has become a forgotten man after missing just about all of the past two years due to Tommy John, but he did exhibit some promise before that. In fact, in his first year with the Rockies in 2013, he finished 8-5 in 20 starts with a desirable 3.15 ERA. He'll be a stash option if he can contribute another quality outing his next time out.

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Rockies | COL to employ four-man rotation

Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:57:40 -0700

The Colorado Rockies will use a four-man rotation to start the season, according to manager Walt Weiss. SPs Jorge De La Rosa, Chad Bettis, Tyler Chatwood and Jordan Lyles will occupy the rotation spots. The club isn't expected to need a fifth starter until sometime between April 14, in a game versus the San Francisco Giants, and April 16, in a game versus the Chicago Cubs. At that point, SP Jon Gray (abdomen) could be ready to return from the disabled list.

Fantasy Tip: Of the four healthy starters, De La Rosa has the most fantasy value but should be viewed as nothing more than a late-round option for mixed leagues. Gray should remain stashed in dynasty and keeper formats, as well as NL-only leagues.

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Rockies | Rox to monitor Tyler Chatwood's innings

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 22:19:46 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood (elbow) does not have an innings limit, but the team intends to watch his workload closely. He hasn't pitched in a major league game since April 29, 2014, after reconstructive elbow surgery. "There's a limit that they probably have in mind, but I think we're just going to go on how I feel, if I'm still strong or if I'm getting fatigued," Chatwood said Tuesday, March 22.

Fantasy Tip: Chatwood will be one of the top fantasy options in the Colorado rotation, but he is only worth a look in NL-only formats to start.

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Rockies | Chad Bettis, Tyler Chatwood lead spring rotation

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 13:21:23 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Chad Bettis and SP Tyler Chatwood are the leaders of the starting rotation this spring. Bettis has a 3.75 ERA, eight strikeouts, two walks, and a .267 batting average against in 12 innings, while Chatwood has a 3.27 ERA, five strikeouts, six walks, and a .167 batting average against in 11 innings.

Fantasy Tip: Jorge De La Rosa also has had a decent spring even though his earned run average (4.63) is pretty high. Right now Bettis and Chatwood look like decent late-round options in NL and mixed leagues, but beware of the Coors Field effect as always.

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Rockies | Tyler Chatwood sharps in latest outing

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:38:48 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood worked three hitless innings in his Cactus League spring outing Monday, March 14, against the Seattle Mariners. Chatwood is in the mix for one of Colorado's three open rotation spots.

Fantasy Tip: Chatwood has been inducing grounders and using an effective sinkerball so far this spring. If he can stay healthy and win a job, he might be a solid late-round option in NL-only fantasy formats.

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Rockies | Tyler Chatwood all systems go

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:26:12 -0800

Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood (elbow) is healthy entering spring training after missing all of last year and most of 2014 due to his second Tommy John surgery. Chatwood has not pitched in a Major League game since April 29, 2014, but anticipates having a "normal spring training."

Fantasy Tip: While it's always a risk trotting out any starting pitcher from the Rockies rotation in fantasy, there could be some value as it pertains to Chatwood. The 26-year-old right-hander has exhibited glimpses of potential before, and has even found modest success during his tenure in Colorado. In fact, in 36 career starts with the Rockies, Chatwood is 13-10 with a 3.80 ERA. Monitor him throughout the spring, which could indicate if he's on track towards being one of this year's breakout pitchers.

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