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The Rockies have bad trade habits

Scorched Earth Tendencies The Rockies’ treatment of traded players leaves much to be desired By Zach Fogg It was inevitable. After an awkward, seemingly interminable saga that left fans, media and the club itself exhausted, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki on Monday, along with LaTroy Hawkins, in exchange for Jose Reyes and a trio of pitching prospects – a...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies call up 2 relievers, shortstop to round out roster

CHICAGO (AP) A day after trading shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and right-hander LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Colorado Rockies called up relievers Aaron Laffey and Justin Miller from Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday along with shortstop Cristhian Adames. To make room on the 25-man roster the Rockies sent right-hander Miguel Castro - obtained in the trade with the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Just how valuable are hitting prospects in the game today?

Major League Baseball is in the final week of the trade deadline and while there has been a lot of rumors, there have only been four big trades made. Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist have gone to the Royals. The Rockies and Blue Jays swapped shortstops Troy Tulowitzki and Jose Reyes along with some prospects and LaTroy Hawkins. The Oakland Athletics sent Scott Kazmir to Houston. That’s...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LaTroy Hawkins on trade from Colorado to Toronto: 'I'm happy to be back at sea level'

One of the most well-traveled players in Major League Baseball history, 42-year-old relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins is once again changing uniforms in a surprising Rockies-Blue Jays swap that also sends shortsop Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto. "Everything feels good," said Hawkins, who's posted a 3.63 ERA in 2015 over 22.1 innings pitched this season. "I'm excited to go to a place where...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes may not be in Colorado for long

The dust has settled, and the trade sending Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and a cadre of young pitching prospects has been made official. The trade may initially go down in as the Tulowitzki-for-Reyes swap, but do not expect Reyes to spend too much time as a member of the Rockies. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports said...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Deal Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, Prospects

The Colorado Rockies stunned their fans and most of major league baseball dealing All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for José Reyes and a package of prospects. The Blue Jays also will receive reliever LaTroy Hawkins, while right-handers Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesus Tinoco are the prospects going to the Rockies. Hoffman, the ninth overall pick...
Via Baseball News Source
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade Troy Tulowitzki for Jose Reyes and Prospects

The Toronto Blue Jays and the Colorado Rockies pulled off what is easily the biggest blockbuster trade of the 2015 season. The team essentially traded shortstops as Troy Tulowitzki heads to the Blue Jays and Jose Reyes heads to the Rockies. In addition, Latroy Hawkins goes to the Blue Jays and three prospects are going back to the Rockies to complete the trade. With two money contracts...
Via The Fantasy Fix
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Next order of business for Rockies: Trade CarGo

The Colorado Rockies last night stunned the world when word of a trade involving Troy Tulowitzki got out. Tulo had been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays along with P LaTroy Hawkins for SS Jose Reyes and three big name prospects in Miguel Castro, Jesus Tinoco, and Jeff Hoffman. With Tulo out of the way, the Rockies now plan on getting rid of another big contract on their payroll,...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Blue Jays offense gets even better with Troy Tulowitzki acquisition

This is a sentence I can’t believe I’m typing – the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for shortstop Jose Reyes, minor league pitchers Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesús Tinoco. The Blue Jays lineup, somehow, just got even more potent. Tulowitzki will enter the highest scoring offense...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Blue Jays offense gets even better with Troy Tulowitzki acquisition

This is a sentence I can’t believe I’m typing – the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for shortstop Jose Reyes, minor league pitchers Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesús Tinoco. The Blue Jays lineup, somehow, just got even more potent. Tulowitzki will enter the highest scoring offense...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays and Rockies Swap Jose Reyes and Troy Tulowitzki

In a stunning move, the Toronto Blue Jays acquired All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies last night, in exchange for Jose Reyes, highly regarded pitching prospects  Jeff Hoffman and Miguel Castro, and one other minor league player to be named. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the deal and also adds that Tulowitzki...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the blockbuster Troy Tulowitzki deal

The Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays pulled off one of the most surprising trade deadline deals in recent history when the former sent star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins up north for Jose Reyes and three prospects. The entire parameters of the deal are not yet known, but we have details regarding the biggest names sent each way. Blue Jays perspective...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki traded to the Toronto Blue Jays

In a shocking turn of events, the Colorado Rockies have shipped Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays. During his time with Colorado, Tulowitzki has become the face of the Rockies’ franchise and his trade to Toronto comes to a shock to most. They also sent relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins. In return, the Rockies receive veteran shortstop Jose Reyes, and an undisclosed number of...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
4 days ago  |  Discuss

One-on-one with LaTroy Hawkins

LaTroy Hawkins has lived his life in baseball. As he winds down his 21-year career, the veteran reliever opened up about his journey from Gary, Indiana, to playing for double-digit teams in the bigs. You’d be hard pressed to find a player who could field a better team of teammates. He played with all-time greats like Kirby Puckett, Paul Molitor, Derek Jeter, Greg Maddux and Mariano...
Via Mile High Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies read 'mean tweets' about themselves

A few of the Colorado Rockies read some “mean tweets” about themselves the other day. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel popularized a segment on his show in which celebrities read some of the snarky, and often hilarious things that people on the social media site say about them. Check out what fans had to say about some of the Rockies, including Nick Hundley, LaTroy Hawkins and Troy...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitching woes highlight Rockies home struggles in 2015

If the 30-39 Rockies hope to resurrect a season that is quickly sliding away, their pitching staff needs to turn things around at Coors Field. Otherwise, the team could be looking at its worst home record in franchise history. Historically, Coors Field has been a place where the Rockies came to rejuvenate their bats and turn around extended losing streaks. This past weekend’s series...
Via Mile High Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Weiss be the next NL manager to go?

After winning two of three games against St. Louis last week, Rockies fans had a glimmer of hope. That was quickly shut down when the Rockies went 1-5 on the road to follow. They are once again last in the NL West, carrying a 28-36 record. With the All-Star break around the corner it’s time to ponder, what is making this team so bad? It’s not the position players. They have...
Via Mile High Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies weekly injury report: Hawkins and Dickerson return

The Colorado Rockies released their weekly injury report on Tuesday, which again includes Corey Dickerson after he aggravated his plantar fasciitis injury in the June 13th contest against the Marlins. Dickerson is in the starting lineup today but is listed as day-to-day.  LaTroy Hawkins is now off the DL and into the Rockies bullpen after recovering from his biceps injury. Changes...
Via Mile High Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Dickerson and Hawkins return for Miami series

Over the course of two weeks, the Rockies will have been put to the test facing some of the league’s best in the Dodgers, Cardinals and this week, the NL East’s Miami Marlins. Despite their record (27-31), Colorado has shown they can compete at a high level, not just this month but also in May winning seven of their final 10 games. They split a four-game series with the Dodgers...
Via Mile High Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dickerson, Hawkins activated from disabled list by Rockies

MIAMI (AP) Outfielder Corey Dickerson and right-hander LaTroy Hawkins have been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies. Outfielder-first baseman Kyle Parker and right-hander Christian Bergman were optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. Dickerson, who had been sidelined with plantar fasciitis, was in the lineup in left field Thursday for the start of a series...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies weekly injury report continues to grow

The Colorado Rockies released their weekly injury report on Tuesday, which now includes Rafael Betancourt, who is suffering from vertigo symptoms and a sinus infection, and an update on Corey Dickerson. Changes/updates to the weekly injury report over the past week include… Rafael Betancourt (P) – Vertigo symptoms, sinus infection. Placed on 15-day DL on June 8. Possible return...
Via Mile High Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

LaTroy Hawkins refelcts on long career, discusses future

With his career drawing to a close at the end of this season, 42-year-old LaTroy Hawkins reflected on his career and mused about his future in a Q & A with the CU Independent. The Rockies' reliever -- who struggled early in his career as a starter -- said that "failure" was definitely his "biggest teacher." He told the CU Independent:"I had a manager named Tom Kelly (who managed...
Via Fox Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Hawkins, Stubbs take on the #BelowtheLine challenge

What would you buy if you only had $15 to spend for a week's worth of groceries? The Rockies' LaTroy Hawkins and Drew Stubbs recorded a video last month of them shopping for food with only $15. The two of them were promoting the #BelowtheLine challenge on behalf of the Major League Baseball Players Trust to raise awareness for people living in extreme poverty. The $15 is actually...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The Rockies need to halt JV Sundays

It was the sixth bleepity-bleeping game of the season. The sixth! Just this past Sunday, the Colorado Rockies carried an impressive 4-1 mark into the series finale with the Chicago Cubs. It was one of those glorious Colorado days – clear blue skies, warm but not too hot – perfect for daytime baseball. But unlike most Sundays over the past two seasons, this one actually felt like...
Via Mile High Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Betancourt shines in return to closer role

The Colorado Rockies left Denver for their six-game, divisional road trip this week with major concerns at closer after LaTroy Hawkins (1-1) blew consecutive, two-run save opportunities. As a result, team manager Walt Weiss relieved Hawkins of his closing duties “for the time being” before Colorado’s matchup with the San Francisco Giants on Monday. The 42-year-old righty blew...
Via Mile High Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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