The Mets Must Take Risks to Improve the Team

Recent rumors that the Mets want in on potential talks for Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez have created debate amongst the people of #MetsTwitter. Some, like myself, believe the Mets should make a serious push for one of these two players. Others think the Mets should avoid them because both players would cost a significant amount of talent and also...
Via The Daily Stache
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets Ask Rockies About Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki

Troy Tulowitzki (2) and Carlos Gonzalez (5) shouldn’t be surprised to hear their names surfaced at the trade deadline – Mandatory Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images via CBS Denver The Colorado Rockies continue to spiral downward in the standings, and could become sellers at the Jul. 31 trade deadline. One team that has called already is the New York Mets. According to Joel Sherman...
Via The Sports Journal
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: New York interested in Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez

The Colorado Rockies are not going to trade Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez this month. Not happening. But teams are still interested in both of them, and when/if they are made available, they are going to have plenty of teams interested.New York Mets officials informed the Rockies that if they ever made Tulowitzki or Gonzalez avaliable for trade, they want in on the action, according...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets inquire about Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez

In an effort to strengthen their offense, the New York Mets are looking to the Colorado Rockies for some help. Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Mets have contacted the Rockies about the availability of shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. While the Rockies have not said that either […]
Via Full Scale Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The price of trading Bartolo Colon

It’s widely thought that Bartolo Colon will not finish this season as a member of the New York Mets. Colon helped this cause mightily by pitching a perfect game on Wednesday night into the seventh inning, before Robinson Cano broke it up with two outs. The only team directly connected to Colon has been the San Francisco Giants, although multiple teams are known to be in need...
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets to Rockies: Let’s talk Tulowitzki, CarGo trades

As a symbol of where they are in their rebuilding effort and the growing strength of their farm system, Mets officials have told their Rockies counterparts if Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez are ever made available, they want in on the action. Rockies ownership has strongly stated it does not want to deal CarGo and, especially, Tulowitzki. But the extended run of poor play by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Inquire About CarGo and Tulowitzki

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets have told the Colorado Rockies they would like to be involved with trade discussions if and when Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez become available. Sherman says that Rockies ownership has strongly stated it does not want to deal CarGo and, especially, Tulowitzki. But the extended run of poor play by the franchise, the growing...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockies place Troy Tulowitzki on DL with hip flexor strain

The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that infielder Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 20) and have recalled left-handed pitcher Yohan Flande from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Tulowitzki, 29, is being placed on the disabled list with a left hip flexor strain. He is hitting 340 (107-for-315), 18 doubles, 1 triple, 21 home runs, 52 RBI...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Farrell's Fantasy Baseball Frenzy

In this week's episode of Farrell's Fantasy Baseball Frenzy, Dennis Farrell gives his top fantasy steals, including Carlos Gonzalez, Albert Pujols and Chris Davis.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

GUEST POST: Colorado Rockies blow great start by De La Rosa, fans should continue to support the players

De La Rosa was great, but the pen and the offense wasn't.BY: CAMERON PARSONSThe Colorado Rockies started the second half of the season on the wrong foot. With plenty of opportunities missed, a good start from Jorge De La Rosa was wasted and the Rockies fell 4-2 to the Pirates.Coming out of the first half of the season, De La Rosa had proven his ace status amongst the Rockies...
Via Rockies Review
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Monfort too loyal for his own good

Remember this triumphant moment from way back in 2007? I was in college at the time, and skipped studying for a statistics test to be there, hugging random strangers and yelling myself hoarse with the rest of a packed Coors Field. For a town that lives and dies with football, Denver sure seemed like a baseball town that night. Flash-forward to today. The good will generated at...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The label for Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort shouldn't be loyal, it should be stubborn

Dick Monfort often gets labeled as extremely loyal.Stubbornness is often mislabeled as loyalty.Let's get something straight, Dick Monfort may be the most loyal person on the face of the earth, but what is going on with the Colorado Rockies owner has nothing to do with loyalty, it has everything to do with stubbornness.Throughout the P.R. disaster that Monfort has brought upon...
Via Rockies Review
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Rumors: Colorado unlikely to trade Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez

The latest rumors surrounding the Colorado Rockies involve Troy Tulowitzki, who may ask for a trade during the offseason, writes Trey Allman of Sports Rumor Alert. Tulowitzki's partner in crime, Carlos Gonzalez, has also been involved in trade rumors, but is a trade going to actually happen this season?It doesn't appear so, as Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Here Today, CarGone Tomorrow

Most things that can be enjoyed in life are temporary and fleeting. When it comes to owning Carlos Gonzalez (OF, $4,700) in fantasy, the previous statement couldn't be more accurate. The only thing CarGo is better at than putting up big fantasy numbers is racking up DL stints and games missed. Which is why he is the perfect player for Daily Fantasy formats like DraftKings. When...
Via Razzball
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez returns as Rockies trounce Twins with defense, power

There's a kind of slap-hug that Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki share when they greet each other at home plate, like reluctant brothers who don't want Mom to notice they care. Quick, hug it out before anybody sees. It was on full view Friday night at Coors Field. Gonzalez, who returned to the Rockies' lineup after missing 35 games, ripped a sharp line drive to right...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Carlos Gonzalez, Corey Dickerson

The Colorado Rockies will play outfielder Carlos Gonzalez in right field when he returns from the disabled list on Friday, reports Thomas Harding of #Rockies will play OF Carlos Gonzalez in right field when he returns Friday.— Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) July 9, 2014Colleague Cody Ulm reports that fellow outfielder Corey Dickerson is dealing with a sore left wrist...
Via MLB Injury News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez expected to be activated Friday

Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is 3-for-6 with a double, a homer, and three RBI through two games on his minor league rehab assignment with the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox and is on track to be activated from the disabled list this Friday according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. Gonzalez has been out since early June following surgery to remove a tumor from his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

As trade deadline approaches, Colorado Rockies would be crazy to deal Jorge De La Rosa

Trading De La Rosa would be a mistake for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies season is over. No one is arguing that they have any chance anymore.With another season in the books well before the All-Star break, the Rockies are in a position to have the rest of the league pick through their roster and try to find a hidden gem that might lead their team to the playoffs.The Rockies would...
Via Rockies Review
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulowitzki sounds like he wants to be traded to a contender

Free falling from playoff contention toward rock bottom, if the Rockies make a big move in 2014 it will be to trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. "If one of us gets traded, you never know what's going to happen. One of us might end up winning a World Series," Gonzalez told me as he sat in the Colorado clubhouse. Tulo and CarGo are the Rockies...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Stars Appear Unhappy With Direction of the Team

At 36-51, the Colorado Rockies are bottom feeders over halfway through the 2014 season. They are right there with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Houston Astros with the worst record in baseball. For a couple stars in Colorado, this losing seems to be growing thin on them.  According to Mark Kiszla of The Denver Post, Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez have spoken candidly about...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Carlos Gonzalez, Boone Logan, Jhoulys Chacin

The Colorado Rockies lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday by the score of 3-2, to drop the Rockies to 36-50 on the season. Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu had two hits each in a losing effort. LaTroy Hawkins allowed a run in the ninth inning to take the loss. On the injury front, Boone Logan and Carlos Gonzalez should return soon, while Jhoulys Chacin may need surgery...
Via MLB Injury News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Injury Update: Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado, Eddie Butler, Boone Logan

The Colorado Rockies have dealt with multiple injuries lately. Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado, Eddie Butler and Boone Logan are in the midst of dealing and recovering from injuries.#488606677 / gettyimages.comCarlos GonzalezGonzalez will take batting practice on Thursday and he is inching toward a rehab assignment. He is recovering from a tumor in his left index finger. He has...
Via MLB Injury News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Starting over might be the best option for Colorado Rockies, but isn't the only option

Dan O'Dowd might be effective with some help.I admit it, I am a person who believes in black and white. I am opinionated, and it is hard to convince me that I am wrong.Those opinions also make me passionate. If I believe in something, it takes strong evidence to sway me otherwise.For years I was a Dan O'Dowd defender. I believed that, within the constructs of what he was...
Via Rockies Review
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rockies Need to Trade Hitting for Pitching

#451018564 / It’s not a secret that the Rockies’ pitching is awful. They are last in the league in team ERA at 4.89. They also have the second most blown saves this year in the majors, and they are last in the national league in opponents’ batting average at .271. Obviously they need pitching that can anchor their rotation and bullpen. There are several ways...
Via TopSportsReport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki, Jose Bautista named Home Run Derby captains

Major League Baseball announced on Monday that Jose Bautista of the Blue Jays and Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies have been named captains for the 20th Home Run Derby. Bautista and Tulowitzki are the top overall All-Star Game vote-getters so far in the American and National Leagues, respectively.  They will have the honor of deciding which sluggers will join each of them on July...
Via Sports-Glory
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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