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LeMahieu ignores naysayers, keeps improving

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:56:42 EDT

For most of his career, DJ LeMahieu has been underrated, however the second baseman keeps collecting hardware and impressing the competition.

See what's new on MLB.TV and catch all the action

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:24:50 EDT

MLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.

Arenado prepares for bout at the plate

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:30:55 EDT

Nolan Arenado,one of the game's best players, is ready to take it a step further against National League West pitchers.

Spring Training has arrived! Get tickets, schedule and gear

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:03:07 EDT

Spring Training is here! Check out the latest ticket deals, gear up at the shop and get ready for the 2017 season with complete Rockies coverage.

Presidents Day a double holiday for Rockies

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EDT

With Presidents Day coinciding with Monday's first official full-squad workout of Rockies Spring Training (although many players have been at Salt River Fields for weeks), Rockies owner, chairman and CEO Dick Monfort stopped to reflect on the two holidays.

Blackmon understands why trade rumors fly

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:52:16 EDT

Charlie Blackmon appreciated the phone call from Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich, even though he didn't think it was necessary.

Rockies' Murphy sticks with mitt that fits

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:41:06 EDT

Rookie catcher Tom Murphy and the Rockies sized up their new gloves on Sunday at Salt River Fields.

Rockies' catching corps young but prepared

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:53:40 EDT

The Rockies are projected to divide catching duties between Tony Wolters, a 24-year-old with 71 Major League games under his belt, and Tom Murphy, 25, a power-hitting rookie who appeared in 32 games over the past two 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's Prospect Watch.

Rockies pitching prospect Gonzalez on his way

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:02:26 EDT

Rockies right-handed prospect Rayan Gonzalez is headed in a Major League direction, now that he has a handle on his best pitch -- a 94-96 mph fastball with natural cutter movement.

Thumb healed, Story aims to limit headfirst slides

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:10:40 EDT

Rockies second-year shortstop Trevor Story plans to slide feet first, since a headfirst slide was the beginning of a left thumb injury that halted his standout rookie season last July 30. But a plan is not a guarantee.

Spring into fresh look for Rockies' new year

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:03:20 EDT

Gear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Rockies are wearing

Walker enjoying coaching Team Canada, retirement

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:55:14 EDT

Now in retirement, Larry Walker admits the game still has a hold on him. Only this time, his involvement is as a coach for Team Canada in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, a squad managed by former big league catcher Ernie Whitt.

Estevez hopes experience smooths 2nd year in bigs

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:25:53 EDT

Rockies righty reliever Carlos Estevez spent last year being educated, literally at 100 mph. Estevez's triple-digits fastball was such an asset that, when injuries hit veteran relievers Jason Motte and Jake McGee, the Rockies had him closing games. But because he was barely a calendar year out of Class A, inexperience was often his toughest opponent.

Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:03:27 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Rockies' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

CarGo pleased with Rockies entering contract year

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:24:05 EDT

Thursday morning was a repeat of the last several years. Star right fielder Carlos Gonzalez showed up at Rockies camp, and it wasn't long before he was asked if the team is going to trade him. But this year is different.

Holland getting back to routine after Tommy John recovery

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:55:43 EDT

Throwing bullpen sessions is the easy part for Rockies relief pitcher -- and probable closer -- Greg Holland. Sure, he missed last year with Tommy John surgery, but he is back in his element.

Senzatela ready to move on from tough 2016

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:37:00 EDT

Antonio Senzatela struggled through right shoulder inflammation that flared during his second start at Double-A Hartford, and quietly endured unspeakable pain as his mother died of cancer in Venezuela. But this year, he arrives in good spirits and pain-free.

Motte, Qualls healthy, ready for bullpen battle

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:45:08 EDT

Right-handers Jason Motte and Chad Qualls want to show that their signings to 2-year deals can work the second time around. They'll have some stiff competition in 2017 after the Rockies' offseason bullpen beef-up.

Black bringing superior baseball knowledge to Rockies

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:04:34 EDT

After a season working in the Angels' front office, it's great to have Bud Black back in the day-to-day mix. Black is one of those rare erudite baseball people who knows the game inside out and can explain his managerial machinations with grace and intelligence.

Home woes not a main concern for Chatwood

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:58:48 EDT

The Rockies have spent much of their existence trying to de-mystify pitching at altitude. Right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood has his own way.

Gray carries confidence into Spring Training

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:22:17 EDT

Rockies right-handed pitcher Jon Gray has found more than a new manager. He's found that Bud Black is a kindred spirit.

Cactus League's success a story of perseverance

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:59:51 EDT

The Valley of the Sun has become a Spring Training nirvana. Fifteen Major League franchises have made the Phoenix area their Spring Training home, with five two-team facilities and five single-team ballparks scattered throughout the area.

Desmond driven to learn first base with Rox

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:57:08 EDT

A subject of conversation around Rockies camp is Ian Desmond signing a five-year, $70 million contact to play first base -- something he has never done at any level. But he arrives with a confidence developed on two fronts.

Ottavino past injuries, confident for strong '17

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:41:11 EDT

As the 2016 season ended, Rockies right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino no longer felt the reminders that he'd had Tommy John surgery a month into the 2015 season.

Castro hopes offseason work pays off in spring

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:08:53 EDT

Last April 17, right-hander Miguel Castro left the Rockies intrigued when he entered the eighth inning with a one-run lead against the eventual World Series champion Cubs at Wrigley Field, setting them down on 10 pitches and no problems.

Rockies expect healthy McGee to bounce back

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:40:00 EDT

If Jake McGee can reach the mid-90s with his signature fastball, suddenly the Rockies have the pitcher they were hoping for when they acquired him in a trade with the Rays before last season.

Black recalls pitching in Rockies' spring debut

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:45:00 EDT

One man's get-me-started, first Spring Training outing was a big day in baseball history for an entire region. On March 6, 1993, then-Giants pitcher Bud Black pitched against the expansion Rockies at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Ariz.

New faces shake up Rockies' jersey numbers

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:20:00 EDT

The Rockies' numerical roster went through a number of adjustments this winter, even before any games were played.

Rox face tough competition for pitching spots

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 17:02:54 EDT

With Spring Training fast approaching, takes a look at a different aspect of this year's Rockies squad each day this week. Today's topic: Predicting the 25-man roster.

Rockies' ideal season relies on young arms

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:45:47 EDT

With Spring Training fast approaching, will take a look at a different aspect of this year's Rockies squad each day this week. Today's topic: The perfect season.

Depth could determine Rockies' success in '17

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 16:47:20 EDT

With Spring Training fast approaching, will take a look at a different aspect of this year's Rockies squad each day this week. Today's topic - What's the vision?

Arenado, CarGo bring star power to Classic

Wed, 8 Feb 2017 20:31:47 EDT

The Rockies will lend star power to the World Baseball Classic with third baseman Nolan Arenado suiting up for Team USA and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez leading Venezuela, as official rosters were announced on Wednesday evening.

Baylor overcame obstacles off the field

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:54:03 EDT

As celebrates Black History Month, Don Baylor recalled that as a seventh-grader, he was one of the first African-Americans to attend a white middle school in Austin, Texas.

Arenado ready to achieve new goals

Wed, 8 Feb 2017 22:35:59 EDT

With a two-year, $29.5 million contract signed, Rockies star third baseman Nolan Arenado can concentrate on -- and prepare for -- what's important.

Eyes on Denver native Freeland

Tue, 7 Feb 2017 16:00:00 EDT

Kyle Freeland, 23, the Rockies' top pick in the 2014 MLB Draft, grew up in Denver and pitched at Thomas Jefferson High before solidifying his prospect status at the University of Evansville.Indications are the club is looking at him seriously as a contender for a spot on the Big League staff to start 2017.

Rockies look to 2017 and beyond

Wed, 8 Feb 2017 16:19:47 EDT

In the next couple of days, Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich and his staff will begin to see if their off-season vision will translate into regular-season success.