Found May 10, 2012 on Fangraphs:
When seeing Colorado Rockies shortstop prospect Trevor Story in person, very little about his all-around game strikes one as sexy beyond his current triple slash line of .283/.395/.535. However, as a teenager in the South Atlantic League, Story’s numbers are on par with the best middle infield pr...

Christian Friedrich dazzles in his Major League debut

Friedrich impressed in his debut.With the season hanging in the balance, the Colorado Rockies were forced to lean on a player who had never had his name on a Major League lineup card.With as much pressure as can come in a early May start, Friedrich's debut went off without a hitch.The former first round draft pick, who as late as last season was labeled a bust, pitched six strong...

Common story continues for Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium

Is the Jamie Moyer experiment about to come to an end?Same story, different year. If you've seen one Colorado Rockies game at Dodger Stadium over the years, you've seen them all.The script usually remains the same. The Dodgers score a run or two early, while the Rockies get a few hits in the early going. It seems like the Rockies are right in it, like they might actually...

Fantasy Baseball Prospect Cage Match: Miguel Sano vs Nolan Arenado

Nolan Arenado/Bryce Harper (credits below) Arrrrre youuuuu readyyyyyy toooooo rummmmmmbbbblllllleeeeee????????? Pshaw, of course you are, that was a rhetorical question, why else would you enter the Prospect Cage Match? This week’s match features a battle of the best third basemen in the minor leagues: Twins prospect Miguel Sano vs Rockies prospect Nolan Arenado (sorry Mike Olt...

Rockies activate Outman from DL

The Colorado Rockies activated left-hander Josh Outman from the 15-day disabled list and optioned lefty Drew Pomeranz to Class AAA Colorado Springs on Friday, the club announced. Outman had been on the DL since March 30 with an oblique injury. He has not appeared in a game with the Rockies this season. He was acquired in a trade with the Oakland A's in the offseason. He was...

Report: Casey Blake plans to retire

Casey Blake, who played 13 years in the Major Leagues and is currently a free agent, has told the Des Moines Register he plans to officially retire. "My wife [Abbie] has been telling people I'm retired, but I've kind of been giving her a look," Blake told the Register. "But I think I knew in my heart that I am (retiring), but I just haven't announced...

Daily Notes: Rockies Prospect Friedrich Debuts

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Featured Game: Colorado at San Diego, 15:35 ET 2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game) 3. Today’s Complete Schedule Featured Game: Colorado at San Diego, 15:35 ET Regarding Colorado’s Starting Pitcher Making his major-league debut this afternoon for Colorado is left-handed and...

Former Rockies owner McMorris dies

Jerry McMorris, a former chairman, president and CEO of the Colorado Rockies, died Tuesday at the age of 71. McMorris had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. McMorris played a major role in bringing Major League baseball to Denver. After the ownership group that had been awarded the Rockies franchise in 1991 encountered legal and financial problems, McMorris stepped in....

Rockies 6, Padres 2

Left-hander Christian Friedrich pitched six solid innings to win his major league debut and Jason Giambi and Wilin Rosario hit RBI doubles off the top of the fences at Petco Park as the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Tuesday and snap a five-game losing streak. The Rockies denied the Padres their first series sweep of the season. It was just the second...

MLB News: Casey Blake Announces Retirement

Having not won a roster spot with the Colorado Rockies this past spring, former Cleveland Indians third baseman Casey Blake has opted to call it a career. Blake tells the Des Moines Register that, while he has been dragging his feet through most of this year, while he had not announced it yet, he “knew in his heart” that he was done with the game of baseball. “My wife (Abbie...

Rockies get a much needed victory

The Colorado Rockies managed to win a game Wednesday, besting the San Diego Padres 6-2 and snapping a five game losing streak. It was an important win even this early in the year as the Rockies face a stretch that has them on the road for another week and six games. 

Brian Wilson Presents: The Best of Casey Blake

Casey Blake has retired. While some might think of him as the “veteran presence” the Dodgers acquired for Carlos Santana (Colletti!), Blake had his other moments. Blake did have some good seasons with both Cleveland and Los Angeles, and went to the playoffs with both teams. He was rarely exceptional, but he generally provided good value for a guy who did not become a major-league...

Today's Starter: Christian Friedrich

The Colorado Rockies enter Wednesday last in the National League in team ERA and with just one more victory (12) than the San Diego Padres (11). Starting pitching has been the Rockies downfall as injuries and ineffectiveness have kept the third best offense in the N.L. from notching more wins. 

The Historic Class of 2011 Oklahoma Prep Draftees

Last year was an exceptional one for the state of Oklahoma. Its high school baseball programs gave Major League Baseball not one, but two potential star pitchers. And another three prep arms are loaded with potential. I personally cannot remember the last time I was this excited about the future of a state-specific draft class. It’s even more impressive coming from a state like...
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