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Inbox: Who will Rockies acquire next?

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:38:13 EDT

The sense is the Rockies' activity leading up to -- and possibly beyond -- Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline isn't complete after Wednesday night's acquisition of righty reliever Pat Neshek from the Phillies. So let's talk Deadline in the Rockies Inbox.



Statcast numbers favor reliever Neshek

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:45:28 EDT

The numbers say new Rockies right-handed reliever Pat Neshek, acquired on Wednesday night from the Phillies, brings a combination of strike-throwing and weak contact.



Arenado's big night not enough for Rockies

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:47:16 EDT

The Cardinals' offense roared loudly and often on Wednesday night, notching 15 hits against the Rockies to sweep the series with a 10-5 win at Busch Stadium.



Rockies add veteran 'pen presence in Neshek

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:01:04 EDT

The Rockies' search for bullpen improvements has landed them veteran right-hander Pat Neshek, who was acquired from the Phillies on Wednesday night for three prospects currently at Class A.



McMahon stuffs box score for Albuquerque

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:09:58 EDT

Ryan McMahon continues to impress, racking up hits at a rapid rate for Triple-A Albuquerque.



Desmond ready to return to where it all began

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:10:00 EDT

Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond already marked Friday on his calendar. He will enter Nationals Park for the first time since Sept. 28, 2015, when he was a member of the Nats.



Chatwood comes off DL, added to bullpen

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:14:51 EDT

Tyler Chatwood, activated from the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday and placed in the bullpen after Greg Holland went on paternity leave, had a rough go in his first bullpen experience in five years.



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.



Marquez starts as Desmond returns to DC

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:28:06 EDT

Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark and Rockies rookie righty German Marquez each spent his previous start breaking hitters with, well, breaking pitches. Expect plenty of pitches to wiggle and bend on Friday night, when their teams meet at Nationals Park in the opener of a three-game series between contending clubs.



Story surging with renewed mental approach

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:55:21 EDT

Rockies shortstop Trevor Story's improved two-strike approach paid off again Tuesday night, this time on an eighth-inning leadoff homer that tied the game before the Cardinals walked off in the ninth with a 3-2 win.



Desmond plays it safe after leg tightens up

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:29:42 EDT

Hoping to prevent the tightness in his right calf from becoming a true recurrence of an injury that cost him nine games this month, Ian Desmond left after three innings of the Rockies' 3-2 loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday night.



Story HR ties it before Cards answer in 9th

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:34:19 EDT

After being called up just 12 hours prior, Cardinals prospect Harrison Bader made quite the impact, recording his first Major League hit in the ninth inning and scoring the game-winning run in a 3-2 victory over the Rockies at Busch Stadium.



Rodgers up to No. 9 prospect on Top 100 list

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:36:01 EDT

A season of power and clutch hitting at two Minor League levels has helped Rockies middle infield prospect Brendan Rodgers rise six spots to No. 9 in the midseason rankings of MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list.



Sources: Lucroy on Rockies' radar

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:43:13 EDT

The Rockies, perhaps looking to see if beefing up at catcher could help their young rotation, have expressed interest in the Rangers' Jonathan Lucroy, Major League sources said Tuesday. However, there was no indication that this interest has produced extensive trade talks.



Monster week earns Arenado NL POW honors

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:36:26 EDT

Fresh off his first career All-Star Game start, Nolan Arenado went on a weeklong tear that all but cemented his status as one of the best players in baseball.



Valaika swats his way into Rockies' history

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:25:36 EDT

Pat Valaika's two-run homer in the eighth inning of Monday night's 8-2 loss to the Cardinals was his third pinch-hit homer of the season -- a Rockies rookie record.



Rox cooled off, held to HR in loss to Cards

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:49:43 EDT

The energy and sharpness that had eluded Cardinals right-hander Mike Leake reappeared during an 8-2 victory over the previously hot Rockies at Busch Stadium on Monday night



Black reflects on his part in 'Pine Tar Game'

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:07:39 EDT

Monday marked an anniversary for Rockies manager Bud Black, who 34 years ago, as a left-hander for the Royals, started at Yankee Stadium and gave up four runs in six innings in a no-decision. It wasn't a memorable outing -- until George Brett and a bat covered with pine tar became involved.



Desmond got Rox shirts based on Tupac pic

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:24:30 EDT

Desmond bought Rockies shirt after seeing Tupac photo



Cespedes Family BBQ discusses RP market

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:25:45 EDT

Cespedes Family BBQ discusses RP market



Rockies erupt for 13 runs to overpower Bucs

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:59:31 EDT

Riding another strong performance from rookie left-hander Kyle Freeland, and supplemented with an offensive outburst, the Rockies powered to a 13-3 on Sunday at Coors Field to clinch their first home series win over the Pirates since July 2014.



Farris makes Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:35:34 EDT

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances in the Minor Leagues from the previous seven days. Any player on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.



Freeland continues solid success at Coors

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:48:59 EDT

As collective velocities and strikeouts rise across the baseball landscape, Kyle Freeland is OK with being grounded, in every sense of the word.



Bettis feels strong, 'motivated' after rehab start

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:45:45 EDT

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis' rehab start Sunday night for Triple-A Albuquerque at Salt Lake City wasn't the smoothest. But it provided information as he continues his comeback from testicular cancer, which has kept him out of the Majors this season.



Wolters still adjusting to everyday grind

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:30:54 EDT

Rockies catcher Tony Wolters bolted from his crouch to barehand the weak roller from the Pirates' Starling Marte on Friday night. His throw -- balletic, if awkward in catcher's gear -- was reminiscent of his days as a middle infielder.



Rox ride Marquez's gem, snap Bucs' win streak

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 02:06:38 EDT

Rookie right-hander German Marquez tied a career high with nine strikeouts -- and was hot under the collar, when necessary -- as the Rockies ended the Pirates' win streak at six games, 7-3, on Saturday night at Coors Field.



Statcast of the Day: Blackmon's speed, range

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:53:35 EDT

While not considered to be among the fastest players in the Majors, during three plays in the Rockies' 7-3 victory over the Pirates on Saturday, Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon proved what's important: He's as fast as he needs to be.



Benches clear at Coors Field after close pitch

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:01:46 EDT

Pirates pitcher Chad Kuhl apparently made his point Saturday night. And so did Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez.



Bettis' rehab assignment moves to Triple-A

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:52:38 EDT

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis will join Triple-A Albuquerque on Sunday for the first of two starts, after which he should be close to making his 2017 Major League debut.



Almonte spins seven strong for Hartford

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:09:14 EDT

The Braves' farm system is loaded with talented young arms, and that was easily apparent on Saturday as Luiz Gohara and Lucas Sims led Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett to wins with dominating performances on the mound.



Arenado homers, but Rox's streak snapped

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:49:37 EDT

Pirates first baseman Josh Bell didn't waste time. His first two swings Friday night produced five runs.



Blackmon meets 2-year-old super fan

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:37:37 EDT

Blackmon meets 2-year-old super fan



Hoffman loses fastball command vs. Pirates

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:56:50 EDT

No fastball, no chance for Rockies rookie right-hander Jeff Hoffman on Friday night.