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Blue Jays sign Lopez, Gindle, Fox to minor deals

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays signed right-hander Wilton Lopez, outfielder Caleb Gindl and infielder Jake Fox to minor league contracts Friday and invited them to major league spring training. The 31-year-old Lopez is 16-17 with a 3.54 earned-run average in 305 1-3 innings in six major league seasons. He pitched 6 1-3 innings for Colorado last season. The 26-year-old Gindl...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

What's new? Bullpen implodes again for Colorado Rockies

Rex Brothers has been terrible in 2014 for the Rockies.Oh Brothers.If the Colorado Rockies want to prove to their fans that they are serious about winning, the statement will be made early and often in the offseason. The focus of building the Rockies will being and end with revamping the entire bullpen.On Monday night at Coors Field, Walt Weiss called upon Rex Brothers in the 6th...
Via Rockies Review
September 16, 2014  |  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 allowed...
Via Rockies Review
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Problem for the Colorado Rockies isn't just the pitching, it's the culture

This was the scene at Coors Field on Saturday.Cue the circus music.Since 1993, the Colorado Rockies are no strangers to embarrassing themselves, but they may have hit a new low on Saturday at Coors Field.In the top of the 3rd inning, with the bases loaded, spot starter Christian Friedrich threw a pitch over catcher Michael McKenry's head. The cross up didn't allow McKenry time to...
Via Rockies Review
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What we know about the 2014 Colorado Rockies through 10 games

Can Troy Tulowitzki stay healthy for the Rockies?There is a phrase that baseball fans hear over and over in April. Small Sample Size.The idea is that fans shouldn't overreact to good or bad statistics from a player or a team because a six month season has a way of evening things out. Often times, the sports radio host who only talks about the Broncos will bust out the stat about...
Via Rockies Review
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tale of the Colorado Rockies season might be already told through nine games

Wilton Lopez was brutal on Tuesday.The question has already been asked, who are the 2014 Colorado Rockies?Is this team the one that showed up on Friday for the home opener and played a complete, fundamental game, which included good starting pitching and great hitting? On the other side, is this team the one the looked terrible on Opening Day in Miami last Monday or like they did...
Via Rockies Review
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies can't finish off sweep, but still have some positives from first home series

Brett Anderson was done in by a 3rd inning error.A sweep would have been nice.However, the Colorado Rockies head into a three game set with the Chicago White Sox with their pride intact. The Rockies lost to the Diamondbacks on Sunday 5-3 at Coors Field. Despite the loss, the Rockies kicked off the start of baseball at Coors Field with a bang.Newly acquired Brett Anderson pitched...
Via Rockies Review
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Bullpen Woes

Colorado Rockies Bullpen – Photo Credit: Eric Kilby The Colorado Rockies have started their 2014 campaign and I fear we could be in the same boat as last year…and the year before that…and even the year before that. As I sit and watch in horror as Wilton Lopez takes his warm up tosses I realize this nightmare may not end…ever. I’ve lost count as to how many times in 2013...
Via Hot Stove MLB
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies open the 2014 season with a disappointment

Jorge De La Rosa looked great until the 5th inning.Thud.If the Colorado Rockies were hoping that Opening Day would be a way to reel their fan base back in with a team fun of guys who hustle, who play with heart and demand to win, they might want a do-over. Monday night's game was sloppy. The Rockies looked like a team that had just met each other, not one that had been working together...
Via Rockies Review
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilton Lopez, Rockies agree at $2.2 million

Wilton Lopez has agreed to a $2.2 million, one-year contract with the Colorado Rockies. The right-hander avoided arbitration by agreeing to the non-guaranteed contract Thursday night. Lopez finished his first year as a member of the Rockies after being acquired from Houston, where he spent his first four big league seasons. Lopez was 3-4 with a 4.06 ERA in 75 appearances last...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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