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The long wait is over. Even for Colorado Rockies fans, who have suffered some rough seasons in recent years, Opening Day represents a reason to get excited. Maybe it means that the long winter is finally over. Maybe it is the idea that a new season represents a new hope. Even hardcore Rockies fans are hard pressed to exude too...

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The Rockies have decided to assign their top prospect to minor league camp. RHP Jon Gray has been reassigned to Minor League camp. — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) April 3, 2015 Gray posted a 5.93 ERA this spring in 13.2 innings pitched, striking out 11 batters. Not a great line but he did show flashes of the pitcher Colorado hopes he…...

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Finally some good news on the injury front for the Rockies. Colorado ace Jorge De La Rosa threw a bullpen session on Wednesday in Scottsdale. De La Rosa threw about 30 pitches and if he continues without any setbacks, he should be on schedule to make his season debut April 14th when the Rockies play the Giants in San Francisco.…...

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In preparation for trimming the roster down to 25 players before Sunday’s deadline, the Rockies have opted for other talent over some of their key players from 2014. Colorado has sent both LHP Rex Brothers and OF Brandon Barnes to the minors. Brothers has long been thought to be the closer of the future for the Rockies, but struggled in…...

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Another one bites the dust. First Jorge De La Rosa, then David Hale, now add Eddie Butler to the ever growing list of potential rotation members that will likely start the season on the disabled list. Butler was almost a lock to join the Rockies rotation right out of the gate before he informed the Rockies training staff about discomfort…...

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Rockies relief pitcher John Axford hasn’t pitched since last Wednesday. After Axford earned a save in a spring game vs the Giants, he received a message that his 2 year old son Jameson, had been bitten by a rattlesnake. Jameson was bitten twice on his foot and has since been in an Arizona area hospital in stable condition. Doctors are…...

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The Rockies have made a few moves and are closer to trimming the roster down to 25 players. The Colorado #Rockies announced today that they have optioned infielder Charlie Culberson. — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) March 31, 2015 Colorado has optioned utility inf/of Charlie Culberson to the minors. Culberson somehow appeared in 95 games for the Rockies in 2014, despite his…...

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Back in October, fans of the Colorado Rockies rejoiced. Dan O’Dowd and Bill Geivett were out. The misery was over. That excitement was tempered as quickly as it ignited when the Rockies announced that there would be no national search for a new general manager, as most fans would have anticipated. Instead, the Rockies already had a new general manager.…...

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Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki sat down with Fox Sports 1 and gave a candid interview about his expectations for the upcoming season, along with his future with the Rockies. Could Troy Tulowitzki see himself playing for a team other than the Rockies? He tells our @ColleenD__. https://t.co/M5nFkTwYx8 — FOX Sports Live (@FOXSportsLive) March 25, 2015 Interesting that Tulo brings up…...

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The “If we stay healthy” narrative isn’t starting of so well for the Rockies. On Jorge De La Rosa: “Other than playing catch, he’s pretty much shut down,” Weiss said. Unlikely he’s ready for start of #Rockies season. — Nick Groke (@nickgroke) March 24, 2015 De La Rosa has been battling a groin injury all of Spring Training, and will…...

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[vc_bunyad_ads] // < ![CDATA[ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); // ]]> [/vc_bunyad_ads] It’s rare when any Major League team outright cuts someone they once considered their ace. When the Colorado Rockies do it, it’s a complete shock. On Sunday, out of seemingly nowhere, the Rockies announced that they had outright released starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin. This is the same pitcher...

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The Colorado Rockies as a franchise are known for one thing; playing at altitude. Those outside the Mile High City view Coors Field as a great place to hit, but a terrible place to pitch. For years, the Rockies have been built to suit that environment. With the exception of a handful of pitchers, the Rockies model was always to…...

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The Rockies 2015 starting rotation is starting to take shape. Walt Weiss has announced Kyle Kendrick will start #OpeningDay on 4/6 & Jorge De La Rosa to start 4/10 at #CoorsField. pic.twitter.com/77RLZPZvcg — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) March 19, 2015 The newly acquired Kendrick will get the nod opening day and the Rockies will save “Mr. Coors Field” Jorge De La…...

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The internet has spoken, the new Colorado Roackies AA affiliate will be named the Hartford Yard Goats. Coming to a ballpark near you in 2016: the Hartford Yard Goats (@GoYardGoats). http://t.co/J5qTuPaVy7 pic.twitter.com/GrYTQlgTSI — MiLB.com (@MiLB) March 18, 2015 Other finalists of a name the team contest included; Hedgehogs, Praying Mantis, River Hogs and Whirlybirds but in the end it was…...

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If it’s been said once, it’s been said a thousand times. If the Colorado Rockies can stay healthy, they have a chance to compete in the competitive National League West. The injury “if” is the biggest one, year-in and year-out for the Rockies. Everything hinges on the health of their superstars. The health of Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are…...

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Colorado signed reliever John Axford to a minor league deal back on February 2nd, now the club is being questioned about adding him to the 40-man roster so quickly. Per Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal Reliever John Axford signed a minor-league contract with the Rockies on Feb. 2. The team made it a major-league deal on March 1, guaranteeing Axford $2.6…...

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Rockies fans are hoping this will finally be the year the club can turn things around and be competitive past the all star break. Grantland released a NL Spring training preview yesterday, and didn’t exactly share the same optimism. Colorado Rockies: Y’all want a hug? I’m serious. I spent forever trying to give Rockies fans a reason to be optimistic other…...

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Hope springs eternal… again. Plenty of Rockies players are already in Scottsdale ahead of their Feb 27th reporting date. Once again the talk entering spring is more about if players can stay healthy than about baseball itself. #Rockies Tulo already has his game face on for media. He’s bound and determined to play healthy and prove critics wrong. — Patrick…...

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After 20 MLB seasons, Jason Giambi called it a career. The former Athletics, Yankees, Rockies, and Indians slugger released a statement to the New York Daily News. “After 20 seasons, I have decided to officially announce my retirement as a Major League Baseball player. “I really want to thank my wife, Kristian, for going on this journey with me. She’s…...

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The Colorado Rockies announced yesterday 24 non-roster players that will be in Scottsdale for Spring Training this year. #Rockies release their 24 non-roster invitees to Spring Training. Pitchers & Catchers report in 9 days! pic.twitter.com/JdTCqK8W2V — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) February 10, 2015 A lot of no name players we’ll probably wont hear from again this year but there are a…...

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