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Freeland celebrates his Holm-town success

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:20:46 EDT

A handful of Holm Elementary School teachers from when Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland was a student were still there when he visited Wednesday during a Rockies Winter Caravan appearance with pitcher Jon Gray and infielder Pat Valaika.



Free-agent slugger CarGo ever the optimist

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:20:28 EDT

Carlos Gonzalez is caught in free-agent limbo. And he's not the least bit concerned. Gonzalez is a realist. He knows he is coming off the least productive of the seven seasons in which he has played in 100 or more games. Gonzalez understands there is a logjam created by a lack of activity in the signing of the top-tier free agents.



Gray enjoys fan interactions, looks ahead to '18

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:16:37 EDT

Rockies pitcher Jon Gray appreciated the warmth Wednesday at the Rockies Dugout Store. It was a change of pace from the cold that he took into the offseason -- even though he embraced that feeling as well.



Black wants to change perception of NL West

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:46:03 EDT

The Rockies and D-backs took forward steps last year by grabbing both National League Wild Card spots, but Rockies manager Bud Black said Tuesday there is still work to do to make sure the NL West is thought of as more than belonging to the Dodgers and Giants.



Former Rockies 3B Castilla big fan of Arenado

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:08:59 EDT

Before visiting Denver-area schools and hospitals Tuesday as part of the Rockies Winter Caravan, Vinny Castilla sang Nolan Arenado's praises on MLB Network's Hot Stove program via FaceTime.



Anderson looks to build on strong finish to '17

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:09:45 EDT

If the Rockies hope to return to the postseason after making their first appearance since 2009 last season, they will once again be leaning heavily on a youthful rotation.



Team-first Dunn enjoys place in talented 'pen

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:58:14 EDT

When Mike Dunn signed a three-year contract with the Rockies last offseason, he wanted to be the closer. That goal remains the left-hander's long-term aspiration, but he's lent himself to the notion of being a focal figure in part of something more congruent.



Rockies' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:03:12 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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Rockies avoid arbitration with 4 players

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:56:02 EDT

The Rockies signed each of their four arbitration-eligible players to one-year contracts for 2018 -- center fielder Charlie Blackmon, second baseman DJ LeMahieu, starting pitcher Chad Bettis and reliever Chris Rusin -- ahead of Friday's deadline to exchange proposed salary figures.



Q&A: Blackmon a late-blooming ex-pitcher

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:12:13 EDT

Three years into his college career, Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon was a left-handed relief specialist. Now look at him. He's an All-Star center fielder, coming off a season in which he set a Major League record with 102 RBIs as a leadoff hitter.



Rockies announce Winter Caravan events

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:28:34 EDT

The Rockies' annual Winter Caravan begins its eight-day weave through the Rocky Mountain Region this Saturday, with events and scheduled appearances of personnel and staff spanning Colorado New Mexico and Wyoming. Most events are open to the public and all appearances are scheduled to change.



Offseason additions create powerhouse 'pen

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

MLB.com is taking a look at the projected bullpen of all 30 teams ahead of Spring Training. Here's how the Rockies might stack up.



Bridich on Rox pitching: 'Taking a holistic look'

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:32:31 EDT

Jeff Bridich has been among the most active general managers in a Hot Stove season that has been cold as ice. But the Rockies' fourth-year GM said on Wednesday that he still sees ways to upgrade Colorado's personnel before the club reports to Spring Training in five weeks.



Rockies to lean on surprising young rotation

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

MLB.com is taking a look at the projected starting rotation of all 30 teams ahead of Spring Training. Here's how the Rockies'.



New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:46:50 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.



Rockies announce 2018 Minor League staff

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 23:14:27 EDT

The Rockies on Tuesday announced their Minor League staff for the 2018 season, including the staff for a second Dominican Summer League team. Notable changes include Darin Everson assuming the role of Minor League hitting and bunting coordinator and Anthony Sanders taking over as outfield and baserunning coordinator.



Powerful returning lineup projected for Rox

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 10:00:00 EDT

With still a month before pitchers and catchers begin working out in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Rockies theoretically could put a lineup on the field based on what the roster already looks like.



Bettis ready to block noise, rediscover calm

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 19:06:47 EDT

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis can appreciate the cheers. He certainly felt them at Coors Field when he returned on Aug. 14 from testicular cancer. But whether the cheers are for him, or against him on the road, he's at his best when he doesn't actually hear the crowd -- or much else.



Arenado inspires ex-teammate Barnes' art

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 21:45:08 EDT

Arenado inspires ex-teammate Barnes' art



Ottavino eyes more strikes on borderline calls

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 18:59:55 EDT

Rockies right-hander Adam Ottavino believes being a little more convincing to umpires could be one of the keys to an improved 2018.



Q&A: Hurdle reflects on time with Rockies

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 12:15:00 EDT

Clint Hurdle was the phenom's phenom. A first-round Draft choice of the Royals when he came out of high school in the spring of 1975, Hurdle passed up college opportunities for baseball and football that ranged from Harvard to Miami.



Outfielder Dahl (rib/back) cleared to swing bat

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 02:10:20 EDT

Rockies outfielder David Dahl has stayed busy the past several months lifting, pulling and pushing weights. But the real test, which begins Thursday in Scottsdale, Ariz., is his body's ability to handle swinging a 33 1/2-inch, 31 1/2-ounce piece of lumber.



Ottavino reveals story behind Lincecum pic

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 20:38:03 EDT

Rockies pitcher Adam Ottavino's photography hobby can cause a sensation. Not long ago, it caused a stir in the baseball world.



Rox would be wise to lock up Arenado long term

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 10:04:27 EDT

After some big offseason acquisitions for the Rockies, now comes the challenge of deciding if the time has arrived for Colorado to do some serious soul-searching about the long-term picture, with the focus on Nolan Arenado.



Davis' career changed by 2014 move to 'pen

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 02:02:44 EDT

The 2014 decision to turn Wade Davis - the Rockies' new closer, thanks to a three-year, $52 million contract -- from a talented but inconsistent starting pitcher to a reliever will go down as a stroke of genius.



Bridich: Tough NL West makes Rockies better

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 15:19:52 EDT

The challenge of chasing the Dodgers and the D-backs -- and bracing for an improved Giants club -- in the tough National League West is incentive for the Rockies to push for better, general manager Jeff Bridich said Tuesday on "High Heat" on MLB Network.



Gray pleased with Rockies' bullpen additions

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 14:30:24 EDT

Rockies right-handed starting pitcher Jon Gray is on board with general manager Jeff Bridich's offseason bullpen push. Gray, who joined MLB Network's Hot Stove on Tuesday via FaceTime, championed the signings of closer Wade Davis and setup men Jake McGee and Bryan Shaw.



Will young arms take next step in development?

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 19:13:38 EDT

Not all wishes can be granted during the holidays. Here are five issues the Rockies hope are settled over the next months and during the 2018 season.



Wade Davis signs 3-year deal with Rockies

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:12:35 EDT

The Rockies' bullpen buildup hit a new level on Friday, when closer Wade Davis agreed to come aboard on a three-year, $52 million contract.



Rockies will likely look to acquire corner bat

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 22:15:11 EDT

After fortifying the bullpen with a successful December shopping spree, Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich said on Friday that he will take a deep breath before putting the finishing touches on the offseason plan.



Get to know new reliever Davis

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:43:12 EDT

Get to know new reliever Davis



Blackmon, Arenado powered Rox to WC berth

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 14:16:03 EDT

The Rockies inspired their fans and tugged at their heartstrings during a solid 2017 season, which ended with a trip to the National League Wild Card Game. The year ended with an 11-8 loss to the D-backs, but that won't be the lasting memory. Here are five moments from 2017 that fans are sure to remember for years to come.



Blackmon looks to keep improving in 2018

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 23:33:40 EDT

Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon's 2017 to-do list was hard to read. Health, consistency, power … slash, slash, slash.



McMahon gives Rox intriguing first-base option

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:39:22 EDT

Rockies prospect Ryan McMahon knows that what happens during the Hot Stove days of the offseason will at some point have direct bearing on 2018, which is when he's expected to receive his best chance yet to establish himself in a Major League lineup.



Rox still expect to rely on Wolters, Murphy

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 17:33:26 EDT

Although the Rockies signed veteran catcher Chris Iannetta earlier this month, there still is room for Tony Wolters and Tom Murphy.