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Colorado Rockies trade Rex Brothers as they move towards the future

  In 2013 he was nearly an All-Star. A week ago he was removed from the 40-man roster. Today, Rex Brothers was traded to the Chicago Cubs in a move that signifies that the Colorado Rockies are focused more on building the farm system then fielding a winner at the big league level immediately. The Rockies received 19-year-old right handed pitcher Wander Cabrera in the deal. The Cubs...
Via BSN Denver
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies trade Brothers to Cubs for Cabrera

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies traded left-handed reliever Rex Brothers to the Chicago Cubs for 18-year-old lefty Wander Cabrera. Brothers had been designated for assignment by Colorado on Nov. 20. Cabrera recently completed his first professional season as a member of the Dominican Summer League Cubs, where he went 4-3 with a 2.34 ERA in 14 appearances, including seven starts...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brothers stunned by Rockies' move: 'Surprised would be an understatement'

Rex Brothers compiled a 16-11 record with a 3.42 ERA in five seasons in the Rockies' bullpen. Dustin Bradford Getty ImagesReliever Rex Brothers has spent his entire career in the Colorado Rockies organization, so he was naturally caught off-guard when he was designated for assignment by the team last week, effectively ending his tenure with the franchise."I was very surprised in...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 33 Rex Brothers

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Rex Brothers Stats: 17 G, 10.1 IP, 1-0, 1.74 ERA, 1.645 WHIP...
Via BSN Denver
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies Rhubarb: What to do with Rex Brothers

On Wednesday night in Arizona, Colorado Rockies left-handed reliever Rex Brothers did what he’s been doing for the better part of his Major League career. He got one left-handed batter out. In the bottom of the seventh inning, with the Rockies down by a run, Brothers got Socrates Brito to ground out softly to second base. Bill and Ted would’ve been proud. Then, manager Walt Weiss...
Via Mile High Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

What's new? Bullpen implodes again for Colorado Rockies

Rex Brothers has been terrible in 2014 for the Rockies.Oh Brothers.If the Colorado Rockies want to prove to their fans that they are serious about winning, the statement will be made early and often in the offseason. The focus of building the Rockies will being and end with revamping the entire bullpen.On Monday night at Coors Field, Walt Weiss called upon Rex Brothers in the 6th...
Via Rockies Review
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue to lose games because of stubbornness

It's been a while since Rex Brothers has slapped high fives.Don't blame Rex Brothers.It isn't Brother's fault that the Colorado Rockies continue to use him in high leverage situations. It isn't his fault that the Rockies haven't told him to take a seat until he figures things out. It isn't his fault that the Rockies haven't changed his role in the slightest, despite struggling for...
Via Rockies Review
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rock Bottom? Colorado Rockies lose another gut wrencher, exposing huge issues

Rockies fans want the old Rex Brothers back.Forget it, pack it in, the Colorado Rockies are done.Too harsh? Prove me wrong. I'd love to see someone give a solid reason as to why this Rockies team has a fighting chance to crawl back into the race. Sure, they are just two games under .500 after the latest disaster, but the reality is, that record doesn't speak to the true issues that...
Via Rockies Review
June 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Even with a loss to end the month, Colorado Rockies have been impressive

Rex Brothers' struggles continued on Wednesday.April was good to the Colorado Rockies.Despite the final pitch of the month being a Miguel Montero walk-off home run to send the Rockies home with a loss, the month overall was very good to the club. What looked like a sweep ended in disappointment. The Rockies blew a four-run lead and, for the fourth time in a row, missed a chance to...
Via Rockies Review
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies miss on Opening Day closer

Latroy Hawkins has been an enigma throughout his 19 years in the major leagues. Reinventing himself multiple times has helped the 41-year-old stand the test of time. Hawkins enters his 20th season in the majors where he once again is penciled in to play an important bullpen role. Signed by the Colorado Rockies over the winter to a one-year, $2.5 million contract, he has since been...
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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