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Rockies looking at big-ticket first basemen

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:59:12 EDT

General manager Jeff Bridich said on Monday at the Winter Meetings that the Rockies are considering the heavy price tag for free-agent first basemen Mark Trumbo and Edwin Encarnacion.



Black sees upside in young Rox pitchers, catchers

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:56:39 EDT

Entering next season with aspirations of contending, the Rockies could field a starting rotation of young pitchers who have never been in the postseason and a catching tandem of a rookie and a second-year player. But they have a unique example-setter in manager Bud Black.



Rockies offer unique experiences for charity

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:25:04 EDT

Fans may bid for a chance to join new Rockies manager Bud Black as he fills out his lineup card for a game during the 2017 season, one of the items up for bids at Major League Baseball's annual Play Ball Charity Auction to fight cancer.



CarGo, Arenado commit to playing in World Baseball Classic

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDT

With the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.



Winter Meetings interview with Bud Black

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:40:40 EDT

Rockies manager Bud Black answers questions during an interview at the Winter Meetings on Monday.



Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDT

Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.



At Meetings, Rox to explore all 'pen options

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:34:07 EDT

The key to a Rockies' turnaround is clear -- fix the worst bullpen in the Majors in 2016. And general manager Jeff Bridich, who will try to check that off his list at the Winter Meetings, notes it can happen several different ways. One thing is certain: Rockies.com will be there to cover it.



McGee avoids arbitration with 1-year contract

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:40:10 EDT

Lefty reliever Jake McGee, whose first season with the Rockies was hampered by a left knee injury in June and a subsequent slump, reached a one-year, $5.9 million contract with the club on Friday to avoid arbitration.



Rockies' Top 30 Prospects list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:19:07 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.



Homers still play with new Coors Field fences

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 22:00:41 EDT

Even though Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado tied for the National League lead in home runs with 41 in 2016, Coors Field actually lowered his totals. Higher fencing in right-center field blocked three fly balls that would have been homers previously -- a development Arenado greeted with a smile and a shrug.



Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDT

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.



Lyles inks 1-year deal, avoids arbitration

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:24:11 EDT

The Rockies and right-handed reliever Jordan Lyles agreed to a one-year, $3.175 million contract Wednesday to avoid arbitration.



Walker rides motorcycle to Spring Training '93

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 09:09:51 EDT

Larry Walker rides motorcycle to Spring Training '93



Rox see improving 'pen, first base as top priorities

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:30:34 EDT

Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich acknowledged Tuesday the team has talked to free-agent closer Mark Melancon and lefty Mike Dunn in an effort to improve what was the weakest part of the club in 2016.



The Next Big Leaguers: Rockies' McMahon

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDT

The Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.



Chris Carter a low-cost option for power bat

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:12:22 EDT

Mark Trumbo just hit 47 homers with a high strikeout rate and limited defensive value, and after receiving a qualifying offer from Baltimore, he's probably going to get something like $60 million this offseason. Chris Carter just hit 41 homers with a high strikeout rate and limited defensive value, and is likely to be non-tendered, heading into his age-30 season.



Q&A: Bridich details how he became Rockies' GM

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:58:17 EDT

Jeff Bridich, embarking on his third season as the general manager of the Rockies, admits the team is at a crossroads. Colorado is looking to become a factor in the National League West, and at the age of 39, it is a challenge he welcomes. Bridich discussed his road to becoming a GM in this week's Q&A.



Rox broadcaster Corrigan thankful for health

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:11:35 EDT

Back in June, play-by-play broadcaster Jack Corrigan let Rockies fans know why he's thankful. More importantly, he hasn't stopped.



CarGo eyes Classic warmup in winter ball

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:16:13 EDT

Carlos Gonzalez is eyeing playing for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in March, and would like to get in shape by playing in his country's winter league this season for Aguilas del Zulia. However, the Rockies outfielder said he still would need the green light from the club to do so.



Title contention a realistic Rockies goal for 2017

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:44:24 EDT

The Rockies are approaching the offseason focused on winning in 2017, and with reason. The Rockies this winter are looking for the missing pieces to their puzzle that will allow them to make a run at the first division title in the history of the franchise that was created out of expansion in 1993.



Pint honing craft with offseason work

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:13:01 EDT

Riley Pint doesn't miss the carefree days at all. Of course, those old days were just last year for Pint, 19, who the Rockies selected with fourth-overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft in June out of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, Kan.



Rockies promote 5 pitchers to 40-man roster

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:47:16 EDT

The Rockies announced Friday the promotion of five Minor League pitchers to their 40-man roster.



Impressive year lands reliever Gonzalez on 40-man

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:00:25 EDT

On Friday, the Rockies placed Rayan Gonzalez on their 40-man Major League roster, which makes him eligible to later be placed on the 25-man Major League active roster.



Redmond named Rockies bench coach

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:21:15 EDT

Former Marlins manager Mike Redmond was named the Rockies' new bench coach Wednesday.



Rox coach builds ardent social media following

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:47:14 EDT

Baseball fans, coaches and players have reason to look forward to social media, thanks to Jerry Weinstein, a veteran instructor in the Rockies' organization.



Black's intangibles make him uniquely qualified to helm Rox

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 16:31:48 EDT

As Bud Black takes over as the Rockies' manager, it's a good time to examine the intangible traits that make him special.



Arenado named a Defensive Player of the Year

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:54:59 EDT

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for the position on Friday night. The honor comes on the heels of Arenado winning his fourth Rawlings Gold Glove Award in four Major League seasons.



Arenado, Blackmon earn Silver Slugger Awards

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 22:40:00 EDT

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado grabbed his second National League Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award and center fielder Charlie Blackmon won his first on Thursday night.



Rockies confident in lefty-heavy outfield

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:40:00 EDT

If the Rockies had a game immediately, their 25-man roster would include five left-handed-hitting outfielders. But they don't see it as a problem.



Bridich not looking to deal CarGo, Blackmon

Wed, 9 Nov 2016 22:18:11 EDT

At gatherings such as the General Managers Meetings, the Rockies' Jeff Bridich usually spends part of his time wearing a bemused smile as he's asked once more if he'll give up all that is dear, or at least right fielder Carlos Gonzalez, in a trade.



Arenado makes Gold Glove history

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 21:27:14 EDT

Nolan Arenado on Tuesday became the first third baseman in Major League history to begin his career with four straight Rawlings Gold Glove Awards.