ROCKIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Colorado Rockies have a roster crunch coming that could lead to the release of Jorge De La Rosa

With both the 25 and 40-man rosters getting crowded, tough decisions are on the horizon for Rockies management. Rockies’ Jorge De La Rosa torched again in loss to Red Sox - Patrick Saunders / Denver Post Jorge De La Rosa entered Tuesday's game against the Red Sox with a 10.18 ERA on the season. Somehow, that number went up by the time he walked off the mound. In six starts this...
Via Purple Row
3 hours ago

Colorado Rockies on the Cusp of Big Pitching Changes

Slowly and methodically, changes are coming for the Colorado Rockies bullpen. While the Rockies will gladly welcome back some arms that have been missing, it will also force the club into some tough choices. As has been rumored for the last several days, Jason Motte is in Boston as the Rockies opened a three-game series […] Colorado Rockies on the Cusp of Big Pitching Changes ...
Via Roxpile
4 hours ago

Rockies pit Bettis against Red Sox's Wright

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis is one of the many Major League pitchers looking forward to squaring off against Boston slugger David Ortiz, and he'll get his chance when he starts for the Rockies on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Boston, looking to run its winning streak to four games, will counter with knuckleballer Steven Wright.
Via mlb.com
12 hours ago

Reynolds cautions against trappings of Fenway

Mark Reynolds was well aware of the fact that he could potentially cross a baseball milestone during the Rockies 8-3 loss to the Red Sox on Tuesday night. All he needed was one hit, and a line drive into center field in the fourth inning earned the first baseman his 1,000th career hit.
Via mlb.com
14 hours ago

Jorge De La Rosa looks lost in Rockies 8-3 loss to Boston

  Boston, MA — Jorge De La Rosa‘s return to the mound was unceremonious. Really it was just straight up ugly. He ran into a little bit of tough luck but there is no escaping how many barrels he was finding on his way to giving up seven runs on nine hits while walking three and only striking out one. He gave up two runs in the first two innings, leaving the Rockies in a 4-1...
Via BSN Denver
15 hours ago

Jorge De La Rosa Shelled Again as Rockies Lose

The Colorado Rockies said that Jorge De La Rosa was ready to return to their rotation. From all indications on Tuesday night in Boston, De La Rosa still has a lot of work to do to get back to his winning ways. In his first start in nearly a month, De La Rosa was shelled […] Jorge De La Rosa Shelled Again as Rockies Lose - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News...
Via Roxpile
15 hours ago

Lyles optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque

Just when Jordan Lyles received another chance to acclimate himself to the Major League atmosphere, the right-hander dealt an unfortunate 92-mph fastball on Monday and was sent back to the Minors on Tuesday.
Via mlb.com
17 hours ago

Rockies activate LHP Jorge De La Rosa from 15-day disabled list

According to a statement released by the club on Tuesday, the Colorado Rockies have activated left-handed starter Jorge De La Rosa from the 15-day disabled list.  De La Rosa will make his return to the mound on Tuesday against the surging Boston Red Sox, who sport one of the league’s top all around offenses. In a corresponding roster move, the Rockies have elected to option right...
Via Today's Knuckleball
20 hours ago

Colorado Rockies player profile: Jordan Patterson

  Colorado Rockies fans may very soon be given the privilege get to know a young man named Jordan Patterson. The Rockies fourth-round pick in the 2013 draft, Patterson is a versatile, 6’4 outfielder/first baseman from Mobile, Alabama with a professional but unmistakably kind demeanor. Had he not chosen baseball, his athletic ability suggests he might have made a decent wide receiver...
Via BSN Denver
21 hours ago

A better future is in store for the Colorado Rockies pitching staff

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies pitching staff has been much improved in 2016 — well, at least to their standards — and it will only be getting better...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Antonio Senzatela pitches well in return from the disabled list for the Hartford Yard Goats

The pitcher took the mound for the first time in over a month. A full night of action in the Colorado Rockies' farm system on Monday night yielded three wins from their full season affiliates, with only High-A Modesto coming up on the short end of the stick. The most notable development of the night was the return of No. 9 PuRP Antonio Senzatela, who had been out since he had trouble...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

The Rockies are 'more relaxed' with infield shifts, but players remain skeptical

The infield shift is evolving, and the Rockies are evolving along with it. When I first wrote about the Rockies and the shift in April 2014 (about the 2013 season), I concluded that while the Rockies didn’t shift very much the previous year, they still did pretty well at turning groundballs into outs. That was because they had great defenders: Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

WATCH: Ryan Vogelsong hit in face with pitch, carted off

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong left Monday’s game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning after being hit in the face by a pitch. Vogelsong was batting with the bases loaded and one out in the second inning when Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles appeared to strike him in the face with a 92-mph fastball. Vogelsong fell immediately in the batter’s box, where...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No doubting Trevor Story is the Rockies’ shortstop

PITTSBURGH — The Colorado Rockies are dancing around the question of what to do with Jose Reyes once his suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic abuse policy ends May 31. “It’s something we’re still working through,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. Reyes, the veteran shortstop, is currently working out at the Rockies’ extended spring training program...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

The Colorado Rockies bullpen continues to grow stronger

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Rockies are starting off hot this summer and the bullpen is about to add some arms that could propel them to the promise land. The Rockies...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Colorado Rockies: Mock Draft Monday, Version 2

Welcome to the second installment of our Mock Draft Monday where we will take a look at who the Colorado Rockies just might take when the Major League Baseball draft begins on Thursday, June 9. We’re one week closer to MLB teams casting their collective die to see which players they believe are the future […] Colorado Rockies: Mock Draft Monday, Version 2 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile...
Via Roxpile
2 days ago

Bergman goes on DL as Rockies shake up bullpen

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Colorado Rockies placed right-handed reliever Christian Bergman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and moved around pitchers to shake up their bullpen. Bergman was injured Thursday night in the Rockies' 13-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He is 1-3 with 5.89 in nine games, including one start. Before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies sending Jose Reyes to extended spring training

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Colorado Rockies are sending Jose Reyes to extended spring training with no firm plan for when he's eligible to return June 1. Reyes has been suspended without pay under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. The team will make him available to media on Thursday at its spring training complex in Scottsdale, Ariz. The team said it would be the lone...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright looks to bounce back against Rockies

No matter what others may think of Adam Wainwright's rough start, no one is taking it harder than he is. His disappointment is understandable following an offseason of getting his stamina back after having most of his 2015 season wiped out because of injury.Now he's trying to wipe the slate clean.The right-hander's success against the Colorado Rockies isn't something he'll want to...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Jose Reyes edition

16 more days until the Colorado Rockies’ 2015 acquisition Jose Reyes is available to play after serving his suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. The problem is the Rockies already have a shortstop who has been producing a lot of offense and is slightly-above-average defense. Trevor Story had a record setting April and continues his offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is a ghost hunter

Jon Gray is one of the few bright spots on a bad Colorado Rockies team, and could be the ace of that rotation one day soon. But, that’s not what we’re interested in today. Gray is a ghost hunter! No, not like those potentially fake Ghost Hunters from the SyFy channel, but a real life ghost hunter. He talked about it Thursday on MLB Network Radio, and well… The hosts of this...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes suspended through May 31 by MLB

Major League Baseball has finally ruled on the Jose Reyes domestic violence case, announcing on Friday that Reyes would be suspended through May 31. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred also released a statement about the Reyes suspension. “Mr. Reyes cooperated fully with my office’s investigation,” commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “Having reviewed all of the...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is an avid ghost-hunter

Jon Gray is just like you and I.He goes to work, travels, and in his downtime, enjoys the odd hunt for dead spirits with the help of thermal imaging equipment.The 24-year-old Colorado Rockies pitcher joined MLB Network Radio on Thursday night to talk about ghost-hunting in hotels while on the road with the team.Gray said he wants to go back to the Stanley Hotel—the hotel that inspired...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Pitcher Jon Gray Is a Real-Life Ghostbuster

  If something strange is happening in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Don't call the fictitious Ghostbusters. Try real-life ghost hunter, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray. In an interview on Thursday with MLB Network Radio, Gray said he likes to indulge in some ghost hunting in hotels when he's on the road with the Rockies. This season, Gray has a 5.40 ERA in four...
Via Stack
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Prospects that Never Were: Chin-hui Tsao, Colorado Rockies

Prospects, prospects, prospects. Every year, fresh new faces burst onto the scene. But years down the road, whether it’s from a sudden lack of ability, the injury bug, or something worse—several don’t pan out. Over the next few months, we’ll be looking at 30 former top prospects that never became what they were expected to become. Who springs to mind for your club? Recent...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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