Posted January 16, 2014 on AP on Fox
Franklin Morales and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. The team announced the deal Wednesday night. The Rockies acquired the 27-year-old Morales and right-hander Chris Martin from the Boston Red Sox in December for infielder Jonathan Herrera. Morales first signed with the Rockies in 2002 and pitched for Colorado from 2007-11. He spent the last 2 1/2 seasons with Boston. The left-hander was 2-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 20 appearances last year for the Red Sox, who won the World Series. He is 13-18 with 11 saves and a 4.38 ERA in 195 major league games, including 25 starts. Morales has limited left-handed hitters to a .194 batting average during his career.

Crikey! Colorado Rockies prospect crashes through outfield wall in Australia (video)

Meet Tyler Massey. He’s a 24-year-old prospect in the Colorado Rockies organization. Now that you have met him — so to speak — watch how Massey meets an outfield wall while making a leaping catch during a game Down Under. Here it is in GIF form, via MLB on Tumblr (by way of Sporting News): […]The post Crikey! Colorado Rockies prospect crashes through outfield wall in Australia...

Wilton Lopez, Rockies agree at $2.2 million

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Rockies Prospect Tyler Massey Runs Through Wall To Make Incredible Catch (Video)

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey is a guy who will run through a wall for his teammates — literally. While playing for the Melbourne Aces of the Australian Baseball League, the 24-year-old outfielder showed off his superhuman strength, or maybe revealed that Australia could work on fortifying its fences, as he crashed through the wall and made a terrific catch. During the...

Rockies prospect crashes through wall while making incredible catch

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey made an incredible catch while crashing through the wall in an Australian Baseball League game. The Australian League is getting quite a bit of publicity lately, and this time it should be for shabby construction.Here is the video of Massey crashing through the right field wall and holding on for the catch:This wall just absolutely crumbled...

Rockies prospect Tyler Massey makes incredible catch, crashes through wall (Video)

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey made an incredible catch on Friday while playing for the Melbourne Aces of the Australian Baseball League. The 24-year-old outfielder went crashing through the wall in the process. Massey got a great jump on a fly ball that was ripped over his head and appeared like it had a chance […]

Colorado Rockies Hot Stove: MLB News & Fantasy Baseball Analysis

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Rockies prospect crashes through outfield wall after making catch in Australia (Video)

Colorado Rockies minor league prospect Tyler Massey crashed through an outfield wall after catching a fly ball in a recent Australian Baseball League game. Massey held onto the ball and, more importantly, he didn't appear to be hurt. GIF via Yahoo! Sports. H/T BLS. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.

Colorado Rockies Reach Agreement With Drew Stubbs

Bolstered by his combination of power, speed and range in the outfield, Drew Stubbs has been an intriguing player who has yet to fully harness his talents over give Major League seasons with the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians. The 29-year-old Stubbs, who was traded to Colorado from Cleveland for pitcher Josh Outman in December, agreed to a one-year, $4.1 million deal with...

Australian Baseball League Player Runs Through Fence To Rob HR

Colorado Rockies prospect Tyler Massey is not lollygagging while playing for the Melbourne Aces in the Australian Baseball League this winter (summer down…

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Rockies Sign Michael McKenry

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Orioles reach minor league deal with Tyler Colvin

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