Found November 09, 2011 on
The Colorado Rockies today announced their 32-game 2012 Cactus League schedule today, featuring home games at the club's spring training site at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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Jonathan Herrera plays second base in a backup role for the Colorado Rockies. Herrera’s strength as a hitter lies in getting on base. In his three seasons in AAA, he posted a .353 OBP with a .343 slugging percentage, so he brings no power to the table. As a major leaguer in just 643 PA over three years, he’s at .325/.314, and remember, this is playing half his games at Coors...
The Rockies have asked the Braves about Martin Prado, who could play second base for Colorado in 2012. Here’s a follow-up on the trade talks and an update on some alternatives at second base...
Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler is off-limits in trade talks, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post (Twitter links).
The Braves and Rockies are expected to keep lines open...
The Rockies are entering the 20th year of their quest for a long-term, high-quality answer at second base, one of two positions at which they have never had an All-Star.
After a standout performance at Double-A Tulsa and a promising 16-game trial with the Rockies at the end of the Major League season, catcher Wilin Rosario -- who turns 23 on Feb. 23 -- is excelling early in the Dominican Winter League season.
The Rockies have expressed interest in free agent starters Kevin Millwood, Rich Harden, and Bruce Chen, according to Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post. They'll also be exploring the trade market.
Millwood, 37 in December, finished the season with Colorado, making nine starts with a 3.98 ERA. The Scott Boras client seeks a Major League deal, which Renck says makes this...
The Rockies' search for an innings-eater at the top of their rotation could lead them to pursue free-agent right-hander Roy Oswalt, who exceeded 200 frames in seven out of nine seasons before dealing with back issues while pitching for the Phillies.
The Rockies have a number of directions they can pursue to address third base, an offensive sinkhole last season.
The Colorado Rockies announced their 32-game 2012 Cactus League schedule today, which features 17 home dates, and 18 games total, played at the Rockies one-year-old Spring Training site in Scottsdale, Ariz., Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.