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Rockies have discussed moving Carlos Gonzalez to 1B

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been the subject of trade rumors this summer, but manager Walt Weiss expects a different type of transition for the three-time All-Star. Weiss said they have had long-term talks with CarGo about the possibility of moving to 1B "I don't think it would be a major transition" — MLB […] The post Rockies have discussed moving Carlos...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 hours ago

Jeff Bridich has a lot riding on the MLB trade deadline

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In all likelihood the Colorado Rockies will not make the postseason this year, even if their record says they’re mathematically in contention...
Via Mile High Sports
3 hours ago

Tony Wolters learns from and praises Nick Hundley

  There are many things in baseball that are fickle, but perhaps none compare to the volatility of a young catcher. The meager amount of good young catchers out there will tell you that alone. Rarely is there a catcher in the majors under 25. That’s where Colorado Rockies rookie backstop Tony Wolters is different, the 24-year-old has spent the entire season in the majors after...
Via BSN Denver
5 hours ago

Rockies roll O’s in impressive 6-3 win

  Losing in nightmarish fashion in the tenth inning the day before, with Chris Tillman on starting and a week-long road trip that started with a bad taste; this game was set up to be a disaster for the Colorado Rockies. But it wasn’t. The Rockies won their fifth game in six days, defeating the Baltimore Orioles 6-3. “We’ve come out of the break pretty well,” Manger Walt...
Via BSN Denver
15 hours ago

Colorado Rockies Wins Game 2 In Baltimore – 4 Takes from Tuesday

After a rough loss in extra innings to start the series, the Colorado Rockies bounced back with a 6-3 win in game two of their series against the Baltimore Orioles. Here are the four biggest stories from Tuesday night. 1) Colorado tees off on Chris Tillman The Orioles ace had been rolling in the month of […] Colorado Rockies Wins Game 2 In Baltimore – 4 Takes from Tuesday -...
Via Roxpile
16 hours ago

A look at some future Colorado Rockies starters/relievers

The Colorado Rockies did themselves a lot of favors at the MLB draft. With a loaded offense that is still adding some future pieces (such as the recent callup of David Dahl), they decided to go heavy with pitchers in June’s draft. Now the Rockies, which are just beginning to find some consistency with their rotation, have to patiently wait for their new prospects to potentially...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chad Bettis throws another gem, Rockies rock Orioles’ Tillman for 6-3 victory

BALTIMORE — Chad Bettis is back. The Rockies’ right-hander, so good to start the season, so lost in May and June, pitched like an ace Tuesday night in a 6-3 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards. It helped his cause that the Rockies knocked around often untouchable Baltimore starter Chris Tillman. Colorado, two games into a crucial East Coast road trip as next Monday’s non...
Via The Denver Post
17 hours ago

Rockies rough up Tillman and beat Orioles 6-3

BALTIMORE (AP) Carlos Gonzalez and Trevor Story had two RBIs apiece in a four-run third inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Chris Tillman and the Orioles 6-3 Tuesday night to end Baltimore's five-game winning streak. Seeking to become the first 15-game winner in the majors, Tillman (14-3) gave up six runs and nine hits in five innings. The right-hander allowed a combined four...
Via Associated Press
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' bats, Bettis best O's in Baltimore

The Rockies used a four-run third inning to deny Oriole ace Chris Tillman his 15th win and snap first-place Baltimore's five-game win streak with Tuesday's 6-3 victory.
Via mlb.com
18 hours ago

Rockies’ one-run losses are a troubling trend

BALTIMORE — The numbers tell the story. After losing Monday night’s game 3-2 in the 10th inning to Baltimore, the Rockies fell to 7-13 in one-run games. In games decided in the last at-bat, they are 6-10. They have just one walk-off win this season, while their opponents have six. Those are the statistics of a team still learning how to win. “You have a lot of close games in...
Via The Denver Post
20 hours ago

Parra set to begin rehab Friday in Hartford

Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra, who has been on the disabled list since June 17 with a sprained left ankle, is set to make his first rehab appearance Friday. Parra, who is currently with the team in Baltimore, will play for Double-A Hartford.
Via mlb.com
21 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: You Can Meet Trevor Story!

The Colorado Rockies announced today the opportunity to meet shortstop Trevor Story on Saturday, August 6 at the Sprint store in Parker, CO – 18260 Lincoln Avenue at a time to be determined. Here is the announcement on Twitter about the opportunity to meet Trevor Story: MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Go to the Sprint Store in Parker, CO […] Colorado Rockies: You Can Meet Trevor Story...
Via Roxpile
21 hours ago

Rockies prospect rankings: Relievers dominate PuRPs spots 30 through 26

We begin unveiling the top 30 Rockies prospects as voted on by the Purple Row community. Now that we've taken a look at the honorable mention players who received votes but ultimately fell short of midseason 2016 edition of the Purple Row Prospects (PuRPs) list, it's time to examine the players that did make the cut. As a reminder, in this edition of the PuRPs poll, 52 ballots were...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

What If the Rockies Aren’t Sellers?

On Sunday, news broke that the Rockies were ready to call up top prospect David Dahl following his 2016 minor-league stints at both Double-A and Triple-A, both of which were incredibly successful. For a prospect who looked to be thrown off his fast track last year thanks to a spleen injury, the news is joyous for Rockies fans. The high-school standout reaches the majors in his fifth...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies prospects impress in Eastern League All-Star Game

Weekly updates, quotes, news, and notes from the Hartford Yard Goats, the Double-A Eastern League affiliate of the Colorado Rockies from July 13 to July 25 It seems that all the Hartford Yard Goats (56-44, 3rd in Eastern League Eastern Division) needed was a little break. The Rockies Double-A Eastern League affiliate had a stretch of 18 games in 15 days going into the Eastern League...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Scouting Rockies Call-Up David Dahl

Outfielder David Dahl‘s (dahl?) ascent to the major leagues, at which level he debuted last night for Colorado, has been relatively swift considering he missed just about all of 2013 with a hamstring injury and a huge chunk of 2015 with a ruptured spleen. That missed development time — in concert with Colorado’s unenviable affiliate situation — has made Dahl difficult to...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story named NL Player of the Week

For the second time this season, Story was the NL’s best. Rockies' Trevor Story NL Player of the Week | MLB.comFor the second time in 2016, Rockies shortstop Trevor Story was named the NL’s Player of the Week after hitting .478 in the first full week after the All-Star Break with six home runs and a 1.304 slugging percentage. He also broke the NL rookie record for home runs by...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Scott Oberg: What He Brings to the Colorado Rockies

When the Colorado Rockies announced that they had recalled right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg from Triple-A Albuquerque on July 23, it was met with much shrugging of shoulders around the Rocky Mountain region. After all, Oberg is a pitcher who has not fared well in his previous moments with the Rockies. So why believe that this […] Scott Oberg: What He Brings to the Colorado Rockies...
Via Roxpile
1 day ago

Rockies recall top prospect Dahl, put him in lineup vs O's

BALTIMORE (AP) The Colorado Rockies have selected the contract of top outfield prospect David Dahl from Triple-A Albuquerque, and planned to have the former No. 1 pick make his major league debut Monday night. Dahl, the 10th overall pick in the 2012 draft, arrived at Camden Yards around 5 p.m. and he was placed in the starting lineup, batting sixth and in left field. Rockies...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Story, Arenado homer in Rockies' 4-3 win over Braves

DENVER (AP) Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story hit two-run homers off relievers after starter Julio Teheran left because of an injury, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night. Gray allowed one run and six hits with eight strikeouts, helping the Rockies hand the Braves their eighth straight loss at Coors Field. Teheran...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Mark Reynolds crush the majors' second-longest HR of the season

Mark Reynolds' 10th homer of the season was majestic.The Colorado Rockies' slugger sent this Hunter Cervenka offering deep into the left-field seats at Coors Field on Thursday night.By the time it landed, it had traveled 484 feet, making it the second-longest homer in the majors this season, according to MLB's Statcast.And Reynolds wasn't the only one going (very) deep in the Rockies...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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