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We’ve got Spring Training updates on Rockies’ camp, including an injury to a key member of the club, the theory behind Colorado becoming contenders in 2022 and the future of Trevor Story. Plus, more analysis on Kris Bryant’s contract. Would it have been better to sign both Kyle Schwarber and Nick Castellanos like the Philadelphia Phillies did? “What are the…

Ryan Rolison fully expected to make his debut with the Colorado Rockies following a solid showing at the alternate site during the summer of 2020 that served as a pseudo Double-A experience. As if all the havoc that was wreaked on minor leaguers because of the pandemic wasn’t bad enough, then 2021 happened to Rolison. “It was a very frustrating...

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Justin Wick is on the scene in Phoenix covering the Arizona Fall League and he’s got the first look on the Rockies’ eight participating prospects. Michael Toglia is stealing the show so far and the four pitchers have been quite good as well. One prospect – the only left-hander on the Salt River Rafters – may be the most intriguing of the bunch. Plus, an interesting and fitting tribute we may see in the coming season at Coors Field. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

After a week of Spring Training games, the picture is beginning to develop for the Colorado Rockies. We know the results from those contests should be taken with a grain of salt. The highs and lows must be viewed with an err on the side of caution. (Insert any other idiom you can think about for this time of the year.) Suffice to say, the details are still blurry.  If there are any indications by Colorado’s 4-2-1 record, it should be that these are nothing more than exhibition games, as indicated by the tie. Considering an inning can come to an abrupt conclusion with the bases loaded and only one out, we have to get used to the reminders that…

According to a report on Friday by Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Major League Baseball is discussing an alternate site season that would utilize Spring Training facilities in Arizona and Florida to conduct a shortened 2020 season. In order to facilitate such a plan, the concept of American and National League would no longer exist. Instead, Cactus League and Grapefruit League will be the demarkations in deciding the World Series combatants. By keeping players stationed in the two spring hubs, travel will be drastically reduced as will will COVID-19 risks, especially as fans would not be a factor in this scenario. Nightengale also notes the use of the universal designated hitter as well as games starting as early as 9am…

It may be the eighth game of Spring Training already, but some Rockies pitchers are just starting to shake off the winter rust and get into Cactus League games. German Márquez, Wade Davis, Jake McGee and Scott Oberg made their 2020 premier on Sunday at Salt River Fields in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Márquez was fantastic over three innings, becoming only the second Colorado pitcher to last as long following Antonio Senzatela’s Friday start and the first to do it in scoreless fashion. After getting the vote of confidence from manager Bud Black as the team’s closer, Wade Davis tossed a one-two-three frame, striking out one – Angels’ top prospect Jo Adell – in the process.…

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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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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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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[vc_bunyad_ads] [/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 who the Rockies touted so highly as he made his...

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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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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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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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