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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDTThe cart is at July 31, while the horse hasn't been born. In other words, it's time to dream of where the Rockies will stand at the non-waiver Trade Deadline. Their aspirations, of course, are to be making decisions to foster a postseason run.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:54:43 EDTMike Napoli and Delino DeShields have been heating up, and they helped the Rangers to a 6-5 victory over the Rockies at Surprise Stadium Monday.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:26:09 EDTIf Rockies left-hander Harrison Musgrave weren't so even-keeled, he might have been stressed Monday.
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:53:47 EDTSometimes it's best to see a pitcher when he's not at is best. If that's the case, Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland's not-so-good Monday afternoon was good for him.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:40:55 EDTNolan Arenado hit his second home run of the Cactus League season and Mark Reyonlds added his first as the Rockies went on to a 4-1 win over a Padres split squad on Sunday.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:40:43 EDTOrioles' prospects Trey Mancini and Cedric Mullins combined to go 4-for-4 with four RBIs and three runs scored in Baltimore's 11-9 loss to the Red Sox on Monday.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:03:12 EDTWho do the Rockies have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Colorado's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:00:38 EDTRockies closer Greg Holland will face a necessary test the next two days, when he pitches in consecutive Cactus League games for the first time.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:15:16 EDTRockies shortstop Trevor Story's strong throwing would be his calling card, if not for his habit of hitting home runs -- 27 in 2016, a National League rookie record at his position. But Story notes that he cares as much for his arm as his bat.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:10:00 EDTRockies reliever Adam Ottavino has walked a career-high seven this spring, against 10 strikeouts. It's a strikeout-to-walk rate that won't be acceptable during the regular season. But given the right-hander's history, performance in the Cactus League isn't a reason for grave concern.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:52:24 EDTPitching to be included on the Rockies' season-opening staff, right-hander German Marquez held the Cubs to two runs and struck out six in six innings of a 7-4 victory over the Cubs on Saturday in front of a Rockies Salt River Fields at Talking Stick-record crowd of 13,565.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:09:40 EDTRockies right-hander Jon Gray, the expected Opening Day starter, said Saturday that he didn't aggravate his left big toe injury during Friday's start against the Giants. It was more his trying to protect it set off red flags, which led to him being removed after 2 2/3 innings.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:36:02 EDTInfielder Cristhian Adames is vying for a bench job with the Rockies and in a tough spot because he is out of Minor League options -- meaning the club would have to expose him via waivers if they can't carry him on the 25-man roster. His competitors are emerging figures.
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:03:34 EDTRockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was reveling in the closeness of Team USA's World Baseball Classic-champion squad. But Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, also back with his club, sent a reminder that they're National League West rivals.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:53:28 EDTGerman Marquez, Kyle Freeland, Harrison Musgrave and Antonio Senzatela battle for the last two Rockies rotation openings.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:29:46 EDTBrandon Belt's three-run homer keyed a five-run Giants third inning -- a frame in which Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray left the game with soreness in his left big toe -- during San Francisco's 6-5 Cactus League victory on Friday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:43:38 EDTRockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela displayed a solid fastball and plus stuff, even if his command stood sharpening, on Thursday during his latest bid for the starting rotation. But the true test can't be measured in miles per hour or any other metric.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:30:35 EDTThe Rockies optioned right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman to Triple-A Albuquerque on Thursday as they began narrowing the competition for the season-opening starting rotation. The Blue Jays' ninth overall pick in the 2014 Draft, and key to the deal that sent shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto, Hoffman went 1-0 with a 4.76 ERA in three official Cactus League games this spring.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:52:50 EDTIndians ace Corey Kluber looked sharp during an 8-3 win over the Rockies on Thursday in his continued march toward Opening Day. Cleveland is still trying to determine whether left fielder Michael Brantley will also be ready for the start of the season.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:54:30 EDTThird baseman Nolan Arenado finished what had been a difficult World Baseball Classic with two singles in Team USA's 8-0 championship game win over Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The good news for Rockies lefty reliever Jake McGee, also a member of Team USA, was his tournament went well. Bad news was he threw one inning, with one hit and one walk, through the whole tournament.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:15:39 EDTOne of the first things Bud Black said when the Rockies hired him as their skipper was that he "sees the game through the pitcher's eyes," and sometimes those words are meant to be taken literally.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:37:00 EDTRockies lefty Kyle Freeland continued his push for a rotation spot by striking out five in five innings, and delivering a two-RBI single, in a 10-2 victory over the Indians on Wednesday afternoon at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:42:33 EDTRockies catcher Tony Wolters answered questions, via the MLB Fans App and Twitter, in the Edward Jones Chatting Cage on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:42:59 EDTRockies left-hander Chris Rusin threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Wednesday morning. It was his first such session since suffering a right oblique strain March 3.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:12:39 EDTWednesday morning started with a mariachi band at the Rockies' camp. But shortly thereafter, disappointed groans filled the air. As former Rockies star and current front office special assistant Vinny Castilla -- a proud native of Mexico -- geared up for the finals of the team's table tennis tournament, a mariachi band strode into the clubhouse playing music in support.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:39:08 EDTAstros' No. 13 prospect J.D. Davis is hitting well lately, going 3-for-4 on Wednesday and notching multihit games in three of his past six contests.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:52:49 EDTRockies Nation, baseball fans and, well, good people everywhere received a happy and hopeful tweet before bed Monday night.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:46:59 EDTTyler Chatwood felt a little stuffy, allergies and all. And he was working Tuesday while his Rockies teammates had the day off. But it was a good day.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:30:20 EDTA quick glance around the Rockies' clubhouse Monday morning revealed a roomful of players with wide smiles on their faces. Carlos Gonzalez was back from the World Baseball Classic, and rather than lament the second-round exit by Team Venezuela, he and his teammates reveled in the opportunity to be back together as a team.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:25:28 EDTThe Rockies are working to get a handful of players back onto Salt River Fields at their Spring Training complex, but their thoughts on Monday were with pitcher Chad Bettis.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:30:33 EDTAnyone skipping the last two innings at Salt River Fields to beat Monday's rush-hour traffic missed the rush of seeing Rockies reliever Jairo Diaz make his first Cactus League appearance after missing all of last season following Tommy John surgery.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:15:27 EDTThe Cubs and Rockies each got strong performances from starters expected to be stalwarts in their rotations Monday. The teams played a tight game through seven innings in front of a sellout crowd of 13,380 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick before Matt Szczur's two-run homer paced a six-run eighth in a 9-6 Cubs victory.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:06:55 EDTUsing his rising fastball and full complement of secondary pitches, Rockies righty Jon Gray stifled a representative Athletics lineup to the tune of seven strikeouts in five one-run innings of a 9-2 victory Sunday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:12:31 EDTRockies outfielder Gerardo Parra is hitting .371 after a 2-for-3 performance in Sunday's 9-2 victory over the Athletics.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:38:47 EDTThe Rockies are convincing right-handed reliever Jordan Lyles to be a little less civilized. Shifted to the bullpen last season, Lyles saw a bump in velocity and break on his pitches. The next step is for Lyles to adopt a reliever's aggressiveness.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 21:19:41 EDTRockies right-hander Jason Motte's mission: to figure whether he can return to his former self, or how to adjust if he never achieves the 97.1 mph average fastball velocity he clocked when helping the Cardinals win the 2011 World Series.