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Starting prospect duo you should get to know

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:24:40 EDT

Left-hander Sam Howard and hard-throwing righty Yency Almonte are trying to crack the Rockies' loaded rotation.

Black eager to see Bettis at full strength

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:22:42 EDT

Chad Bettis threw six scoreless innings Sunday in a back-field game against the Brewers, drawing praise from the Rockies.

Rockies' holiday, special event uniforms unveiled

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:36:34 EDT

Major League Baseball on Monday unveiled the full lineup of holiday and special event uniforms that will be worn in 2018.

Dahl wants to give Rockies tough OD decision

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:36:24 EDT

David Dahl understands it makes sense for the Rockies to send him to Triple-A Albuquerque to start the regular season, but he wants to make them think twice about it.

Rodgers, Hampson work on defensive versatility

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:03:46 EDT

Brendan Rodgers started at second base for the Rockies against the Brewers on Saturday afternoon, but it was by no means the start of his day. Garrett Hampson was in the dugout slated to enter as a reserve, but the game was merely part of his day, too.

Rodgers, McMahon among top performers

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:19:33 EDT

Rockies prospects Brendan Rodgers and Ryan McMahon were among top performers in Spring Training on Saturday.

Desmond breaks out with 2 homers in 1 inning

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:05:39 EDT

Rockies first baseman Ian Desmond entered Friday's game against the Angels 3-for-31 this spring. By the time he left the second inning, he had two home runs in the 18-6 win.

Rockies' Top 30 Prospects list

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 11:18:00 EDT

Who do the Rockies have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Colorado's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Rockies face big decision on lefty Rosscup

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:20:40 EDT

One of the Rockies' biggest Opening Day roster decisions centers on left-handed relief pitcher Zac Rosscup, who is out of Minor League options.

LeMahieu's swing not missing much in spring

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:30:18 EDT

If Spring Training is a laboratory, the Rockies' DJ LeMahieu is that dude in chemistry class who not only did all his homework but finished the class assignment at home. You know, with the Bunsen burners that happened to be laying around his room.

Hilliard among top prospect performers

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:53:47 EDT

Rockies outfielder Sam Hilliard was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Friday.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:21:24 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Rockies' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

CarGo singles, gets ovation in spring debut

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 22:10:21 EDT

Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez went 1-for-3 with a run scored in the Rockies' 10-8 loss at Salt River Fields for his first Cactus League action in 2018.

CarGo's return impacts Rockies' OD roster

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:49:53 EDT

Happy recent developments -- namely, the return of Carlos Gonzalez after a difficult free agency and the returns of left fielder Gerardo Parra and pinch-hit ace Pat Valaika from injury -- made for difficult decisions for Rockies manager Bud Black.

Parra showed off his impressive grill game

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:48:36 EDT

Parra showed off his impressive grill game

Pipeline report: Rockies camp

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:31:15 EDT

Every Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the upcoming season. Some compete for jobs in big league camp, while others vie for spots on Minor League affiliates. MLB Pipeline will visit all 30 camps this spring, and today we check in on the Rockies.

Valaika making strides in oblique recovery

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:27:46 EDT

Rockies infielder and pinch-hit specialist Pat Valaika's gray pants were ripped pretty good Wednesday morning. But his left oblique muscle was strong and intact after he appeared in a simulated game in Scottsdale, and that's good news that came sooner than expected.

Pipeline Q&A: Rockies' Colton Welker

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:32:48 EDT

As part of MLB Pipeline's visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we're sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Rockies camp, it was Colorado's No. 4 prospect, Colton Welker.

CarGo glad to be back in Rox uni with 'mates

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:25:13 EDT

Carlos Gonzalez turned down last spring's multiyear contract offer from the Rockies for "the experience of going through free agency." All it did was remind him what was important.

Freeland working on new mechanics

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:52:37 EDT

Before a solid rookie season in 2017, Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland added a little stop and kick -- "the Kershaw pause," he called it -- to his delivery.

Bettis' adjustments starting to pay off

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 21:29:42 EDT

Righty Chad Bettis spent earlier outings testing various parts of his delivery, and it paid off Monday, when he threw five strong innings in a 4-2 Cactus League victory over the D-backs.

CarGo officially back, 'poised to have good year'

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:16:11 EDT

Carlos Gonzalez showed flashes of his All-Star form late last season, and the Rockies hope to see more of that this year.

Inbox: Is Gray Rox best homegrown pitcher?

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:16:26 EDT

Jon Gray's career with the Rockies has gotten off to a good start, but could the righty turn into the franchise's best homegrown pitcher ever?

Marquez banking on revamped changeup

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:55:23 EDT

Rockies right-hander German Marquez got tagged for nine hits and eight runs in 2 2/3 innings pitched Sunday.

Story following Arenado's example

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 16:09:01 EDT

Whether Rockies shortstop Trevor Story reaches stardom could depend on how well he can match his approach to the situation. It's an improvement teammate Nolan Arenado has made, and one Story wants to emulate.

Converted catcher Wolters putting in the work

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 16:58:06 EDT

Former infielder Tony Wolters is learning the intricacies of being a catcher and has shown the desire to get the job done.

Dahl, Tapia praise CarGo for his guidance

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 18:57:49 EDT

Rockies left-handed-hitting outfielders David Dahl and Raimel Tapia have more than Major League-quality tools and Minor League accomplishments in common. They have the blessing of Carlos Gonzalez.

The next World Series drought to end will be ...

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 20:00:00 EDT

Seven franchises have never won the World Series. So let's rank them based on their likelihood of ending the drought first.

Teammates celebrate CarGo's return to Rockies

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 11:13:50 EDT

With outfielder Carlos Gonzalez and the Rockies trying to finalize a one-year contract agreement Friday morning, Nolan Arenado apparently will get his brother back -- and the team will have a veteran power bat back in its lineup.

Pipeline Podcast features Rockies' Welker

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 19:41:10 EDT

Jonathan Mayo take you on a tour of the Cactus League in this week's edition of the Pipeline Podcast. In addition to discussing Julio Pablo Martinez, whom the Rangers are expected to sign, Mayo conducts interviews with several top prospects.

Prospect McMahon exuding confidence at 1B

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 19:48:41 EDT

There are still lessons for Rockies first baseman Ryan McMahon, but at least this spring they aren't the hard, painful ones.

Freeland takes step forward in latest rotation bid

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 21:25:38 EDT

Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland wasn't efficient, but being effective was a step in the right direction on Thursday afternoon.

Watch a University of Wisconsin softball pitcher strike out Vinny Castilla with a nasty changeup

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 22:35:42 EDT

College softball pitcher strikes out Vinny Castilla

Desmond adjusting hands for Coors Field

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 20:13:15 EDT

The Rockies' Ian Desmond experienced his 'ah-ha' moment one day in the batting cage at home in Sarasota, Fla., this offseason.

Rodgers, Hilliard among top performers

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 20:00:58 EDT

The Blue Jays' future was on full display Thursday as phenoms Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette and Anthony Alford combined for nine hits and six runs in Toronto's 9-3 win over the Orioles.

Bettis honing craft after healthy offseason

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 14:50:36 EDT

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis intended to concentrate on the feel of a certain part of his delivery during Wednesday's "B" game against the Angels. But giving up four runs, two on a Carlos Perez homer, didn't feel good.

Oberg aims to carry stellar finish into '18

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 21:50:33 EDT

The Rockies believe the career and 2017 stats don't define right-handed relief pitcher Scott Oberg as much as illustrate a journey.

Murphy flashes power in bid to make roster

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 12:12:08 EDT

When Rockies catcher Tom Murphy relaxes, the ball flies. Murphy launched a low Mike Leake fastball beyond the 410-foot mark in center field in the fourth inning of the Rockies' 3-2 Cactus League victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night.

Rockies still have much to prove in 2018

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 21:39:32 EDT

The Rockies entered last season confident even though they faced questions about their starting rotation and, quite frankly, years of losing ways. A trip to the postseason -- the team's first since 2009 -- was a solid response. But last year wasn't an acceptable final answer. In fact, questions abound.

Arenado puts brakes on contract-extension talk

Sun, 4 Mar 2018 15:31:18 EDT

Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado said he and the club will not discuss the possibility of a contract extension until after the 2018 season.