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FRANKLIN MORALES RUMORS

Season can't end soon enough for Colorado Rockies fans, expect more excuses from the front office soon

Franklin Morales couldn't help the Rockies score runs on Saturday.Every game counts.Baseball purists will talk about how important every game is in a 162 game season. They will point to several seasons in which it came down to the final game, and even on occasion the 163rd game in order to sort it all out.Don't tell a fan of the Colorado Rockies how important all 162 games are.For...
Via Rockies Review
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales isn't the answer for the Colorado Rockies in the 5th spot in the rotation

Franklin Morales isn't the solution for the Rockies rotation.If the Colorado Rockies are going to make a playoff run in 2014, Franklin Morales can't be a part of their starting rotation.It is easy to complain about a fifth starter. Every team in baseball would like to improve the back end of their starting rotation. There is a reason a guy is a fifth starter. He isn't good enough...
Via Rockies Review
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Morales of the story is that Franklin wants to be in the Colorado Rockies rotation permanently

Franklin Morales has been better than anyone expected for the Rockies.There is a reason why Franklin Morales was one of the first pitchers taken in your fantasy baseball draft during spring training.Oh wait. He wasn't? No one took him at all? Oh yeah. Everyone expected him to be in the bullpen with an ERA hovering around 5.50 for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night, as the Rockies...
Via Rockies Review
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales states his case for staying in the rotation for Colorado Rockies

Franklin Morales was great on Thursday.It wasn't the typical gem, but it still qualifies as one.With the eyes of the Denver sports world waiting for the Avalanche's incredible come from behind win, Franklin Morales was quietly stating his case for a permanent spot in the Colorado Rockies starting rotation.For some reason, when Morales pitches, the sense of confidence and domination...
Via Rockies Review
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales Gets One More Chance

Once upon a time, Franklin Morales was the future of the Rockies. That time was 2007 and 2008, but things have never really worked out the way they were supposed to for the Venezuelan lefty. Now though, he has a World Series ring, but more importantly, another opportunity to be a starting pitcher in the […]
Via Fangraphs
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies and LHP Franklin Morales avoid arbitration

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...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Trade For Jonathan Herrera: What now?

Earlier this afternoon, the Boston Red Sox traded lefty reliever Franklin Morales and minor league pitcher Chris Martin for 29-year old infielder Jonathan Herrera. While obviously this isn’t exactly a huge trade, it does hint at which dominoes may or may not fall before spring training. Let’s take a quick look at what this means for the Red Sox going forward:   Bullpen loses...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies acquire LHP Franklin Morales from Red Sox

The Colorado Rockies have reacquired left-hander Franklin Morales from the Boston Red Sox for versatile infielder Jonathan Herrera. It was the second trade the Rockies orchestrated on Wednesday. They also picked up outfielder Drew Stubbs from the Cleveland Indians for reliever Josh Outman. Morales is coming off a season in which he went 2-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 20 games for the World...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox trade reliever Franklin Morales for Jonathan Herrera

  After a quite week at the Winter meetings, the Red Sox are back at it making moves. Today they sent relievers Franklin Morales and Chris Martin to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Jonathan Herrera, a utility infielder.    Herrera, 29, played in 81 games for the Rockies last season posting a .336 OBP as well as a .986 fielding percentage at shortstop. Herrera also had appearences...
Via CLNS Radio
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox Trade Franklin Morales to Rockies for Infielder Jonathan Herrera

The Red Sox have dealt oft-injured reliever Franklin Morales to Colorado, according to multiple reports. In return, Boston will receive 29-year-old utility infielder Jonathan Herrera, who saw time at shortstop, second base, third base and left field for the Rockies in 2013. MLB.com’s Thomas Harding was the first to report the trade. Herrera, a career .265 hitter, posted a .292...
Via NESN.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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