Colorado Rockies' managerial search may reach conclusion shortly

Friday's links and notes Rockies' decision on new manager could come in next few days | Denver Post According to the Denver Post, a "major-league source" has revealed that it's possible that Bridich will pick the Rockies' new manager as early as this weekend. We'll find out shortly enough. Burks, Castilla to speak at 19th annual SABR banquet | MLB Vinny Castilla and Ellis Burks...
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November 04, 2016

Burks, Castilla to speak at 19th annual SABR banquet

Former Rockies' All-Stars and special assistants to the general manager, Ellis Burks and Vinny Castilla, believe the team's time is about to arrive
November 03, 2016

Pat Valaika, an “Interesting Player,” Joins Colorado Rockies

Vinny Castilla yelled across the Colorado Rockies locker room at Pat Valaika. In a whirlwind of introductions for the rookie who had just been called up, Castilla wanted to make sure he had met veteran pitcher Jorge De La Rosa. It was just one in a series of surreal moments for Valaika, who joined the […] Pat Valaika, an “Interesting Player,” Joins Colorado Rockies - Rox Pile...
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September 06, 2016

Braves rewind: Whatever happened to...Vinny Castilla?

Let's take a look at Braves from years past. The Blake Street Bombers instilled fear into the hearts of many a pitcher in the mid-'90s, running roughshod over opposing pitching staffs with impunity. One of them was Vinny Castilla, but before he was a Bomber, he was a Brave. The Braves purchased Castilla from Saltillo of the Mexican League following the 1989 season, but merited just...
Via Talking Chop
April 18, 2016

How the Diamondbacks have historically fared on Opening Day

Eighteen years have passed since Andy Benes took the hill at the newly constructed Chase Field to inaugurate the lone Arizona baseball franchise. The Diamondbacks were routed by Vinny Castilla and the Rockies by a score of 9-2 on the first day of the franchise. Since then, the Diamondbacks have become a formidable Opening Day squad; they […] How the Diamondbacks have historically...
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April 04, 2016

Vinny Castilla one of six named to Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2016 class

Vinny Castilla, beloved Colorado Rockies third baseman and now special assistant to the general manager, will see his great service to the Rockies organization and the state of Colorado rewarded in April as he will be inducted into the 2016 class of the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, the organization announced on Tuesday. Joining Castilla of the Colorado Rockies are Milan Hejduk...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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