Rockies remove several from roster, lose Brown

  The Colorado Rockies made four roster moves today regarding their 40-man roster. Most notably right-handed reliever Brooks Brown was claimed off of waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The other three moves had the Rockies outrighting catcher Michael McKenry, and right-handed relievers Simon Castro, and Gonzalez Germen to Albuquerque. If you are unfamiliar with outrighting...
Via BSN Denver
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 45 Simon Castro

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the 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: Simon Castro Stats: 11 G, 1o.1 IP, 2-0, 6.10 ERA, 1.548 WHIP, FIP...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies bullpen has something to prove in win over Braves

  The Colorado Rockies starting pitcher didn’t get through the 6th inning. Now fill in the next sentence yourself. Typically, the next sentence would be: Rockies bullpen gives up several runs in the loss. Instead, the next sentence comes as a surprise to Rockies fans. It read as follows: The Rockies bullpen records four shutout innings, completing a scoreless series in Atlanta...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies designate RHP Rafael Betancourt for assignment

DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies veteran Rafael Betancourt has been designated for assignment, possibly signaling the end of the right-hander's 11-year major league career. In a corresponding move, Colorado selected the contract of right-hander Simon Castro from Triple-A Albuquerque. The Rockies also recalled right-hander Jairo Diaz and optioned reliever Justin Miller to the Isotopes...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies sign Rafael Betancourt and Simon Castro to minor league deals

The Colorado Rockies added a pair of pitchers on minor league deals on Friday. Right handed pitchers Raael Betancourt and Simon Castro were signed by the team. Betancourt had been working out with the Rockies for sometime since undergoing Tommy John surgery. He will remain at the Rockies spring training facility for a while before he starts a rehab assignment. Betancourt and the...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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