Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 11/7/11
Here's a list of rumors involving the Colorado Rockies provided by Troy Renck of the Denver Post. – The Rockies are interested in bringing Jamey Carroll back, but Renck isn't sure if the Rockies can afford a hitter with no power. He also believes that Carroll's market value is about $8 million for two years. The same deal that Omar Infante got. – A return of Mark Ellis hasn't been ruled out says Renck. Ellis was traded to the Rockies from the A's back in June. – Last week, we learned that the Braves were willing to listen to offers for Jair Jurrjens and Martin Prado. Renck believes that Prado is more likely to be moved, and with a rough estimate of $4.5 million for next year, he's quite affordable for the Rockies. Renck wonders if dangling Seth Smith to the Braves could get the trade talks going, since they need a “corner bat.” – According to Renck, there's “mixed opinions on how available” Kevin Youkilis is, but he would be a perfect fit for the Rockies. He can provide some offensive pop and play both first and third base. He will make $12 million in 2012 with a $13 million club option in 2013. – The Rokcies are exploring the possibility of moving their closer Houston Street, and according to Renck, the Blue Jays and Phillies are possible destinations for the right hander. Image by Keith Allison under the Creative Commons License.
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