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Watch Rockies prospects in live Fall League action Thursday

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:06:38 EDT

The stars of the Arizona Fall League will align in a clear desert sky on Thursday night, and the diamond figures to be full of future Major Leaguers.

Rockies in AFL: McMahon's growth continues

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:23:27 EDT

Ryan McMahon breezed through his first three years in pro ball. He batted a combined .297/.372/.524 and led the Class A Advanced California League with 43 doubles as a 20-year-old in 2015. There was no reason to think he would struggle in Double-A this year. But struggle he did. Now he's regrouping in the Arizona Fall League with the Salt River Rafters.

Reliever Estevez relishes 'Wild' similarity with Sheen

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:18:50 EDT

At a young age, Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Carlos Estevez understood the baseball comedy behind his name. He had no idea that a more-famous name-fellow understood, also. It would lead to a special day earlier this season.

#AwardWorthy: Vote Gray for Best Performance

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 21:14:09 EDT

Did hurler Jon Gray have the year's Best Performance? Vote now to help Gray win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, the baseball industry's ultimate honors.

Wallach in the mix for Rockies' top job

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:55:00 EDT

Marlins bench coach Tim Wallach has become a possible candidate for the Rockies' managerial job, according to a Major League source. Colorado has not confirmed any candidates for the job to replace Walt Weiss, who managed the past four seasons.

McGee on a mission to pull weight in bullpen

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:45:00 EDT

A painful 2016 season has led Rockies left-handed reliever Jake McGee straight to the weight room. McGee arrived last offseason in a trade with the Rays, was named Colorado's closer late in Spring Training and began the year in solid fashion. Through 21 appearances, he was 15-for-17 on save chances. But he was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation on June 11, then struggled with consistency upon his return.

Arenado recognized as one of AFL's all time top 25

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:57:30 EDT

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado foreshadowed his rise to stardom by earning the 2011 Arizona Fall League Most Valuable Player Award. For that performance, the AFL and Bowman Baseball Cards chose Arenado as one of the top 25 players in the 25-year history of the league, which is designed for prospects to face top competition.

Bichette named to Colorado Sports HOF

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:43:38 EDT

Dante Bichette became one of the Rockies' earliest stars with his bat, so much so that the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame this week announced that Bichette will be a member of its 2017 class of inductees.

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's Prospect Watch.

Rockies beefing up research and development staff

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:02:51 EDT

To keep up with the increase in advanced information, the Rockies are expanding their baseball research and development staff by three, assistant general manager Zack Rosenthal said.

Holliday inducted into Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:27 EDT

Former Rockies, A's and Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday was inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame on Wednesday night prior to the contest between the Surprise Saguaros and the Scottsdale Scorpions at Scottsdale Stadium.

McMahon's clutch hit paces Salt River in win

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:47:56 EDT

Ryan McMahon, the Rockies' No. 6 prospect, swatted a two-run triple in the bottom of the seventh to pace Rafters in a victory over Surprise.

Inbox: Is Murphy ready for everyday role in Majors?

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:41:57 EDT

Is Tom Murphy, who blasted five home runs and two doubles in 49 Major League plate appearances, ready defensively, or should the Rockies re-sign veteran Nick Hundley?

Porter in mix for Rockies' managerial opening

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:11:01 EDT

Bo Porter, the Braves' special assistant to the general manager who managed the Astros for nearly two seasons, can be added to the list of hopefuls for the open Rockies managerial job.

Rockies' front office details priorities for 2017

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:32:07 EDT

In a letter to season-ticket holders dated Wednesday, Rockies owner, chairman and CEO Dick Monfort said most ticket prices will be unchanged in 2017. Also, general manager Jeff Bridich detailed priorities beyond selecting a new manager. Monfort and Bridich spoke with enthusiasm about the team's improvement in 2016.

Rox send righties Bergman, Miller to Triple-A

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:16:50 EDT

The Rockies have outrighted right-handed relief pitchers Christian Bergman and Justin Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque to reduce their Major League roster to 38 -- two below the limit.

Trio returning to Rockies' coaching staff

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 22:56:39 EDT

Rockies pitching coach Steve Foster, bullpen coach Darren Holmes and third-base coach Stu Cole will make expected returns in 2017, the club announced on Tuesday.

Rockies prospects in action as Fall League gets under way

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDT

The spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.

Dahl, Marquez named Rockies Prospects of the Year

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:00:00 EDT

David Dahl was named one of the Rockies' Prospects of the Year and German Marquez was selected as MLBPipeline's Rockies Pitcher of the Year.

De La Rosa treasures 9 years with Rockies

Fri, 7 Oct 2016 18:21:47 EDT

The goodbye felt certain, and it went by slowly for left-hander pitcher Jorge De La Rosa.

Bridich sees CarGo, Blackmon as key cogs

Wed, 5 Oct 2016 20:21:06 EDT

Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich made clear that he does not look at outfielders Carlos Gonzalez and Charlie Blackmon as bait in his efforts to improve the roster.

Report: Rox eye Perez as managerial candidate

Sat, 8 Oct 2016 00:52:44 EDT

The Rockies have not gone public with candidates for their managerial opening but Braves first-base coach Eddie Perez acknowledged that the Rockies have contacted him, according to a report from Venezuela.

Weiss steps down as Rockies manager

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:49:32 EDT

Walt Weiss' tenure as Rockies manager is over. The club announced Monday that Weiss, whose three-year contract ended Sunday, will not return in 2017.

Possible candidates to be next Rox manager

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 20:43:53 EDT

A number of former full-season Major League managers such as Bud Black, Brad Mills and Ron Roenicke, and those of several other candidates who have interviewed for jobs in recent years, are beginning to surface in the Rockies' pursuit of a replacement for Walt Weiss.

Rox poised for more after season of growth

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 15:35:48 EDT

A Rockies team that hadn't tasted the joy of contention since 2010 at least got a tiny whiff of it in 2016. While 2016 ends with the bitterness of yet another sub-.500 record, this season showed that the Rockies aren't the same as they were before, even though their record wasn't much different.

Rox have solid nucleus to build around for '17

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 15:35:23 EDT

The Rockies enter the offseason with a solid homegrown roster that pushed into contention just after the All-Star break before faltering, primarily due to bullpen struggles. This puts them in good position for 2017, but it also leaves them at a crossroads.

New manager could be GM Bridich's legacy

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 19:43:04 EDT

Now comes the true test for Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich. Three years into his tenure as the head man in the franchise's baseball operation, and with one year remaining on his contract, he has a team of young players that many feel is ready to contend in the National League West next season.

Arenado, Carter tie at 41 for NL home run title

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:25:34 EDT

For the second straight season, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado tied for a share of the National League home run title. This time he got to see it happen up close. Although neither Arenado nor Brewers first baseman Chris Carter homered in Milwaukee's 6-4 win over the Rockies on Sunday, both of them put on a show in the three-game series to end the series.

LeMahieu wins National League batting title

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:51:04 EDT

DJ LeMahieu added his name to the impressive list of Tony Gwynn National League batting champions who have represented the Rockies.

Rockies' late rally falls short in season finale

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 23:13:59 EDT

September callup Andrew Susac had one last chance to make an impression on the Brewers, and it wasn't going well. Granted a start in Sunday's season finale, he was hitless in his first four at-bats with a trio of strikeouts before connecting in the 10th for a two-run home run, powering a 6-4 win over the Rockies on Sunday.

Gonzalez doesn't see himself at 1B in 2017

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 20:51:01 EDT

Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez felt good enough in right field that he can put off the idea of transitioning to first base.

Beauchemin homers as Avs take BP at Coors

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 20:13:06 EDT

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Francois Beauchemin could have gone either way -- baseball, where he was a left-handed pitcher and first baseman growing up in Montreal, or hockey. A career that includes a Stanley Cup ring with the Anaheim Ducks in 2006-07 shows his choice was correct.

Bridich's 2016 strategy: 'Keep group together'

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 17:06:55 EDT

A review of the crucial days near the non-waiver Trade Deadline leaves the Rockies not with answers, but with questions in the front office and from the clubhouse as they attempt to become a true postseason team.