Jon Gray headlines a list of Rockies on the mend

As the team waits for Jon Gray to make his first start of the season in a Rockies uniform, they're faced with an interesting decision Thursday. Adam Ottavino progresses; one more rehab start for Rockies' Jon Gray - Patrick Saunders / Denver Post If you're looking for information on when all the injured Rockies will return, Saunders has you covered. The most immediate comeback...
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22 days ago

Ottavino back on mound, trying to not rush rehab

Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino has sought magic in monotony for the 11 months since undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. But before taking a big step Friday, by throwing off a mound for the first time, he took a moment to look ahead.
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Friday On The Rox: LeMahieu signs, Ottavino to DL

The Colorado Rockies and All-Star second baseman DJ LeMahieu avoided arbitration and signed a two-year, $7.8 million deal. Also in the news, as expected the club put closer Adam Ottavino on the 60-day DL as he is still recovering from Tommy John Surgery. The move opened up a 40-man roster spot which the Rockies used to pick up catcher Tony Wolters, off of waivers, from Cleveland.
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

A Look at the Rays Lineup After the Acquisition of Corey Dickerson

With the reported deal that has former Colorado Rockies outfielder, Corey Dickerson heading to the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa has finally added that spark in their lineup that can complement third baseman, Evan Longoria and perhaps take some weight off his shoulders. Colorado, in return for Dickerson, will receive reliever, Jake McGee ,along with a minor league pitcher. This may cause a...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockies GM explains Adam Ottavino's multiyear extension

The Colorado Rockies' decision to sign reliever Adam Ottavino to a three-year extension as he recovers from Tommy John surgery generated some head scratches in the baseball world.However, it's a choice that the Rockies front office is confident in – for the mere fact that they are placing their full confidence in Ottavino."We believe in him; we believe in his rehab progress," Rockies...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottavino looking forward to mound rather than movies

DENVER (AP) His pitching arm out of commission, Adam Ottavino became a movie producer for a six-minute documentary about his journey back from Tommy John surgery. Putting aside whether the flick could be an Oscar contender for best documentary for short subject, Ottavino is ready to be a reliever again. Just when that may be remains unknown. The Colorado Rockies right-hander doesn...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottavino and Rockies agree to $10.4M, 3-year contract

DENVER (AP) Right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $10.4 million, three-year contract. Ottavino gets $1.3 million next year, $2.1 million in 2017 and $7 million in 2018 under the agreement announced Monday, which avoids salary arbitration. He would have been eligible for free agency after the 2017 season. The 30-year-old underwent Tommy...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Rockies, Ottavino agree to $10.4M, 3-year deal

DENVER (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation says the Colorado Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino have agreed on a $10.4 million, three-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal, which avoids salary arbitration, had yet to be announced. Ottavino gets $1.3 million next year, $2.1 million in 2017 and...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Ottavino, Rockies reportedly agree to three-year extension

The Colorado Rockies are apparently confident reliever Adam Ottavino will bounce back well from Tommy John surgery.According to multiple outlets, the Rockies and Ottavino have agreed to a three-year extension worth $10.4 million. The deal, which the team has yet to announce, will pay the 30-year-old right-hander $1.3 million in 2016, $2.1 million in 2017, and $7 million in 2018,...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies sign closer Adam Ottavino to extension

The Colorado Rockies agreed to a three-year extension with closer Adam Ottavino, avoiding arbitration. Adam Ottavino and rockies agree on $10.4M, 3-yr extension. Straight deal, no options. All Bases Covered agency did deal. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 19, 2015 The Rockies will pay Ottavino 10.4 million over three seasons. The yearly salary of the deal starts at 1.3...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Rockies, Ottavino agree on 3-year extension

DENVER (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation says the Colorado Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino have agreed on a three-year extension. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the deal has yet to be announced. Ottavino underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in May. The team is hoping to have him back sometime...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 16 Adam Ottavino

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Colorado 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: Adam Ottavino Stats: 10 G, 10.1 IP, 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.484...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Axford shutting the door Rockies since Ottavino went down

Despite closer Adam Ottavino going down to Tommy John surgery, the Rockies seem to have found a very capable replacement in John Axford. The right-hander is 5-for-5 in save opportunities, including three since Ottavino was placed on the disabled list on April 27. Axford has only given up one run and five hits in eight innings pitched. Rox Pile points out that none of the five hits...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

There’s hope for the Rockies… in Cincinnati

Thanks to Tuesday’s nail-biter over the Phillies, the Rockies are now (at least temporarily) duking it out with Oakland for the undesirable mantle of “fewest wins in baseball.” At 14-22, a full nine games back in the division almost a week before Memorial Day, hope is fading fast at 20th and Blake. And having lost two key contributors already this month – Adam Ottavino for...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies closer Adam Ottavino undergoes Tommy John surgery

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies say closer Adam Ottavino has undergone Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Ottavino had his ulnar collateral ligament reconstructed by Dr. James Andrews on Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Florida. The 29-year-old Ottavino visited with surgeon the day before but already was resigned to the possibility of having season ending surgery, saying earlier in...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies problems deeper than Ottavino

The Colorado Rockies just can’t catch a break. Earlier this week, Rockies fans everywhere were finally delivered the news that they’d feared since the club suddenly put Adam Ottavino on the disabled list last week and dropped ominous hints regarding ever since: The team’s newly minted closer will likely require Tommy John surgery and miss the remainder of the 2015 season, presumably...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Ottavino to undergo Tommy John Surgery

Nick Groke of the Denver Post has reported that Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino has a partially torn UCL and will likely need Tommy John surgery. It is also reported that he will be going to see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion. Ottavino was promoted to the closer role in mid-April, and was shut down a week later. The Brooklyn native had been stellar this year, not...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottavino concerned he needs Tommy John surgery

DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies closer Adam Ottavino is concerned he will need Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Ottavino said a recent MRI revealed a partial ulnar collateral ligament tear. He will visit Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday for an evaluation and could have the operation ''right then and there,'' the pitcher said. The 29-year-old Ottavino went on the disabled list April...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottavino facing Tommy John surgery

The Colorado Rockies worst fears were confirmed on Monday as closer Adam Ottavino has been diagnosed with a partial tear in his ulnar collateral ligament and is likely headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery, per Nick Groke of the Denver Post. Feared news comes true for Adam Ottavino. He's facing season-ending Tommy John surgery: #Rockies — Nick Groke...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

SAGNOF Special, Week 5: Introducing The Speedy Prospects

It's been a busy week for SAGNOF (Steals/Saves Ain't Got No Face) as we've seen the demotion of one closer (Miguel Castro), the injury of another (Adam Ottavino) and we've had some demotions and call-ups of base stealing prospects. Firstly, I just want to brag a little bit because I told you to pick up Jake Marisnick.  Okay, so I called him Jake Marsinick at first, but hey, let...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Infirmary Report: Week 4 MLB Injury Report

Editor’s Note: This injury report is brought to you by Payton Sanders of The Infirmary Report. Each weekend he will be breaking down the biggest injuries across the sport. Adam Ottavino– Right  Full Article »
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Ottavino 'worried' about elbow injury

The specter of Tommy John has been looming over pitchers suffering elbow injuries lately. There has been a rash of Tommy John surgeries among pitchers in recent years, and the Dodgers’  Brandon McCarthy recently went down and was set to undergo the procedure.Nick Groke of the Denver Post quotes Adam Ottavino:"I'm definitely worried," Ottavino said Wednesday. "I haven't had any...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottavino placed on DL with triceps soreness

The Colorado Rockies lost a key piece on Monday when they were forced to place closer Adam Ottavino (1-0) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 26, with right triceps inflammation. The ball club is yet to reveal the results of the closer’s Monday MRI. Either way, the Rockies will want to exercise caution rather than have the injury linger deep into the season. The...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies put closer Ottavino on DL, recall Rondon

PHOENIX (AP) The Colorado Rockies have placed closer Adam Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps inflammation and recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Albuquerque. The 29-year-old Ottavino is 1-0 with three saves in 10 appearances this season. He has allowed three hits and no runs with 13 strikeouts in 10 1-3 innings. Rondon has made one big league appearance...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies closer Ottavino has unusually flexible elbow

Adam Ottavino has settled in nicely into his new role as Rockies closer. While part of his success is undoubtedly his blazing fastball, which can reach 98 mph, there’s something else which might be contributing to his success. He told"Naturally in both my elbows, I have like five or six degrees of hyper-extension," said Ottavino, who then rotated his arms so the eyes of...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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