Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:22:26 -0800
Colorado Rockies RP Adam Ottavino said started pitching up in the zone on purpose late last year, and he finished 1-4 with a 3.60 ERA in 65 innings over 75 outings. "I also paid attention to guys like Lance Lynn or Jordan Zimmermann. They're doing similar things. That area, that's like a strike, but just a little bit too high. It yields a lot of weak popups and swings and misses," Ottavino said.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:07:28 -0800
Colorado Rockies RP Adam Ottavino has avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal Monday, Jan. 26.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:08:20 -0800
Colorado Rockies RP Adam Ottavino is asking for $1.475 million in salary arbitration, while the Rockies offered $1 million, according to a source.
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 18:35:05 -0800
Colorado Rockies RP Matt Belisle is excited about the increased competition heading into the season. The team added several arms to the back end of the bullpen during the offseason. Belisle, who is just one of two pitchers to appear more than 70 times in each of the past four seasons, will compete with RPs Wilton Lopez and Adam Ottavino for a role in the bullpen from the right side. Belisle expressed that he is "extremely fortunate" that manager Walt Weiss shows confidence in him. He also said that many of his late-season struggles came from predictable patterns, especially against familiar hitters. He plans to use his changeup to combat that.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:04:08 -0700
Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss plans to use RP Adam Ottavino primarily as a one-inning, late-game setup man. The skipper said he wants Ottavino to be the team's go-to reliever in the seventh inning.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:53:58 -0800
Colorado Rockies Ps Adam Ottavino (Italy) and Jeff Francis (Canada) have declined to play in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:03:06 -0800
Colorado Rockies SP Adam Ottavino will not play for his native Italy in the World Baseball Classic, in order to concentrate on winning a spot on the team during spring training. Teammate Jeff Francis is also skipping the WBC for the same reason.
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 00:02:58 -0700
Colorado Rockies RP Adam Ottavino faced nine batters in the fifth inning and managed two outs, but he also gave up seven runs on six hits in his Sunday, Sept. 16, appearance. The Rockies eventually rallied but lost the game, 12-11, to the San Diego Padres.
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:37:00 -0700
Colorado Rockies P Adam Ottavino has given up one run in his last 12 1/3 innings. SP Alex White has shown improvement in his return to the big leagues, but he's struggled to keep his pitch counts down. On Thursday, Aug. 16, he gave up two runs and needed 74 pitches and left before reaching four innings for his third straight start.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 06:14:28 -0700
Colorado Rockies SP Drew Pomeranz an RPs Adam Ottavino, Matt Belisle and Rafael Betancourt combined for a five-hit shutout of the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, Aug. 6. Pomeranz allowed three hits and three walks while fanning seven in four scoreless innings.