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Cardinals: Pull the trigger, Mo!!

It’s that time of year. No, not Christmas but it’s rumor time in MLB and the Cardinals have been active……active in rumors. The latest has been the Cardinals being interested in an outfielder currently with the Rockies. Let me go ahead and eliminate 2 of the 3 outfielders that could be possible. Chris Dickerson and Charlie Blackmon, thanks but no thanks. The Cardinals need...
Via STLSportsMinute
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez: Five Best Trade Fits

Carlos Gonzalez is a very good player – when healthy, of course. This is evidenced by his 2015 slash line of .271/.325/.540, along with his 40 home runs and 114 wRC+. Or the .958 OPS (144 OPS+) he posted in 2013. The Colorado Rockies are not a very good team. This is evidenced by their […]
Via Baseball Essential
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nats interested in Carlos Gonzalez, Charlie Blackmon

Outside of reigning NL MVP/galaxy destroyer Bryce Harper, the lineup of the Washington Nationals skews incredibly right-handed hitter-heavy. This was an imbalance the team attempted to address with their pursuit of Jason Heyward, and even if they lost out on Heyward to the Chicago Cubs, the objective still remains. According to a report on Saturday by Pete Kerzel of MASNsports.com...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies Are Shopping Carlos Gonzalez, But He’s Not A Good Fit For Mets

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Rockies are receiving a lot interest in Carlos Gonzalez. Crasnick says they have had a flurry of talks about him and are getting plenty of hits. Gonzalez, 30, slashed .271/.325/.540 in 608 plate appearances with 40 homeruns and 97 RBI this season for Colorado. It’s not a surprise to hear that a lot of teams are interested as he’s been...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Four best trade destinations for Carlos Gonzalez

As the MLB winter meetings have started heating up, we learned from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports that the Rockies would be willing to part with star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. Naturally, one questions comes to mind. What teams could use Gonzalez the most? Just missing the cut Arizona Diamondbacks: Ender Inciarte and David Peralta are fine players, but neither is at CarGo...
Via Sportsnaut
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies rumors: Rebuild or contend?

When looking at the past four years the Colorado Rockies have racked up 90 losses in each of those seasons, one may say that it’s time to cut your losses, deal out your stars and start looking to the top farm systems. While another may say that there’s plenty of talent on the team right now and all that’s needed are a few big name puzzle pieces and then viola! 90+ wins and...
Via isportsweb.com
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Need to Finish the Job and Trade Carlos Gonzalez

The Troy Tulowitzki trade changed everything. Before the night of July 27th, the Rockies were a team that was counting on some sustained luck and good timing combined with a fairly talented lineup to make the playoffs. They were in a variation of a win-now mode. After that night, that was no longer the case. At that time, Jeff Bridich might as well have officially announced that...
Via BSN Denver
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday On The Rox: Will the Colorado Rockies go shopping?

  Happy Black Friday everyone, and on today, the day after Thanksgiving, I ask, will this be the winter where the Rockies finally make a splash in the market? Jim Bowden of ESPN has written several times that the Rockies could trade Carlos Gonzalez. The Rockies began their complete rebuilding program when they dealt fan favorite and team leader Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays...
Via BSN Denver
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies need to hold on to Carlos Gonzalez

  When the Colorado Rockies traded Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays, many thought another move would be quick to follow. Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez seemed to be the next one shipped out of town for pitching prospects. Gonzalez has a big contract, wants to win and the Rockies are in big need of some pitching. It all made sense. But Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich did...
Via BSN Denver
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Would You Trade Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo For Carlos Gonzalez?

In an article by Jim Bowden of ESPN.com, he lists five trades he would like to see happen before the Winter Meetings next month in Nashville. One deal he mentions is the Mets trading Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo for Rockies’ All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. With the Mets looking to replace Yoenis Cespedes and Daniel Murphy‘s production in the lineup, Bowden believes Gonzalez...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the best sluggers in 2015 MLB season

If hitting a baseball is the hardest thing to do in sports, hitting for power is especially difficult. Few can eschew specialty pitching and defensive shifts and put up numbers that make most players envious. Let’s take a look at today’s magnificent seven. 7. Carlos Gonzalez Coors Field today isn’t the way Coors Field used to be. Humidors aside, the park remains a hitter’s...
Via The Sports Daily
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies duo Arenado, Gonzalez win Silver Slugger Awards

Nolan Arenado (left) and Carlos Gonzalez combined for 82 home runs and 227 RBI in 2015. Dustin Bradford Getty ImagesThe Colorado Rockies' two best hitters in 2015 have been duly awarded for their outstanding seasons at the plate.On Thursday, both Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Carlos Gonzalez were granted Silver Slugger Awards, voted on by MLB coaches and managers...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten players who could be on the move this winter

Free agency, free agency, free agency. That’s all anyone is talking about these days, and for good reason. The winter meetings are right around the corner, which means a flurry of signings will start happening in the coming days. It’s enough to make a baseball fan stop staring out the window waiting for spring. But what about the trade market? People seem to put trades on the...
Via The Outside Corner
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies offseason preview: Time to cash in on CarGo

For the fifth consecutive season, the Colorado Rockies finished fourth or worse in the National League West with a losing record in 2015, which makes this offseason a significant one for the arc of the franchise.Operating in a small market with a solid core of young players in place puts the onus on general manager Jeff Bridich to put a competitive field on the team while keeping...
Via Fox Sports
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Where do the Colorado Rockies go from here?

Another year, another losing season. The Colorado Rockies are again putting the final touches on a disastrous season. Colorado is going to end up with a top-5 and general manager Jeff Bridich has some major questions to address in the offseason. Are the Rockies going to trade Carlos Gonzalez? Will the choose to re-sign manager Walt Weiss? How are they going to upgrade their rotation...
Via Mile High Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez hits 40th home run as Colorado Rockies lose in extra innings

  The Colorado Rockies like to torture their fans. If it isn’t with a false hope that accompanies every April, it is forcing fans to stay up late to watch an 11-inning meaningless game in late September only to see them lose in predictable fashion. When Brooks Brown started the bottom of the 11th with 11 straight pitches out of the strike zone, any chance of the Rockies winning...
Via BSN Denver
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Colorado Rockies stars, Arenado and Gonzalez, just did something that hasn’t been done since 2006

The Colorado Rockies have been awful this year. They’re on their way to another fifth place finish in the NL West and no one has paid much attention to the team in months. That doesn’t mean Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado aren’t still special players. Get a load of this. Carlos Gonzlez and Nolan Arenado are 1st pair of teammates with 40 HR in a season since Jermaine Dye...
Via Mile High Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray looks to cool Rockies' bats in series opener

The Colorado Rockies have scored the most runs in the NL, have the league's second-best batting average and need Carlos Gonzalez to hit one more homer to make him and Nolan Arenado the first teammates with 40 apiece in nine years. None of that has prevented Colorado from sitting at the bottom of the NL West finishing out a third 90-loss season in four years. The Rockies look to win...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies future rests with prospect development

  The Rockies are terrible. There is nothing more to say then that, they are truly awful right now. Besides Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez when he i€™s on a hot streak, there i€™s no real reason to tune into Root Sports. And I have bad news about next season; the Rockies are going to be terrible again. This offseason, the hope is that Jeff Bridich will sell anyone of value...
Via BSN Denver
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez crushes walk-off home run as Colorado Rockies win again

  What might have been? Or maybe the question should be, what could be? As Carlos Gonzalez circled the bases, perhaps for his last time in Colorado Rockies purple and black, it was hard not to ponder just how much fun it could be if the Rockies win on Saturday night had any weight behind it in the standings. Imagine, as CarGo’s blast landed among the trees in centerfield, if that...
Via BSN Denver
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies 8, Dodgers 6: CarGo gets Yimi again

This isn’t the first time the Dodgers and Yimi Garcia have been damaged by a Carlos Gonzalez home run — and it won’t be the last. The Rockie outfielder launched a walk-off home run to down the Dodgers 8-6 on Saturday night. The Dodgers got down early 4-0 after Nolan Arenado hit a grand slam (his 40th home run) off struggling starter Brett Anderson. The first three batters reached...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez HR in 9th lifts Rockies over Dodgers 8-6

DENVER (AP) Carlos Gonzalez hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Dodgers 8-6 Saturday night, preventing Los Angeles from moving closer to clinching the NL West title. The Dodgers' magic number remained at two for closing out San Francisco in the division race. Nolan Arenado hit a grand slam for his 40th home run and Justin Morneau...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzalez walk-off seals win spurred by Arenado slam (VIDEO)

Nolan Arenado is having himself quite a weekend. After making a dazzling, heads-up play on Friday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers, which helped the Rockies to a 7-4 win, he followed that up with a grand slam on Saturday that also led the Rockies to victory. Here’s the video, courtesy of MLB.com, although Carlos Gonzalez was the ultimate hero on the night. With none out...
Via Mile High Sports
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies involved in one of most bizarre games in MLB history, set records

The Colorado Rockies are way off everyone’s radar right now. No one cares about the boys in purple and rightfully so. Once again, they stink. But last night in Los Angeles they played in a very bizarre game. Like very bizarre. Twitter told the story quite well. The #Rockies have used 24 players and 10 pitchers tonight, both match club records. — Nick Groke (@nickgroke) September...
Via Mile High Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies @ Dodgers Sept. 15, 2015: Los Angeles Dodgers, lefty mashers

Brett Anderson takes the hill on Tuesday night to face his former team for the third time this season. He is, somewhat surprisingly, getting to face three left-handed position. Rockies Dodgers 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles CF Blackmon LF Ruggiano SS Reyes 2B Utley 3B Arenado 3B Turner RF Gonzalez...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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