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With billions of dollars in revenue lost by Major League Baseball and a collective bargaining agreement set to expire following 2021, sweeping changes throughout the sport loom large over the next 12 months. Somewhat coincidentally and entirely unfortunate, MLB is preparing to make grand changes to the landscape of Minor League Baseball, taking over the operation of the minors in…

On Wednesday, Major League Baseball released the rosters for the six-team Arizona Fall League, the premier extended-season league for all 30 MLB team’s top prospects.  The Salt River Rafters have six Colorado Rockies representatives so far, with room for two more pitchers to eventually be added.  Only 1B Roberto Ramos is at Triple-A, while the other five players are…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman quickly recaps the 8-0 loss against the Arizona Diamondbacks before looking into the age-old buyers/sellers dynamic. Could the Rockies actually carve out a unique path at this year’s deadline, finding a way to be both? Also, a few thoughts on the “controversy” surrounding the Grand Junction Rockies. DON’T FORGET TO…...

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Editor’s Note: Above is an audio story, designed to give BSN Denver subscribers the option to listen to this story if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! COLORADO SPRINGS – The notable epigram of French journalist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr is…...

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DENVER – The biggest coaching question this offseason for the Colorado Rockies was centered on Duane Espy’s replacement after his three-year stint as hitting coach. Once Dave Magadan, a veteran of sixteen seasons as a player and seventeen more as a hitting coach, was selected in mid-December, the remaining interest dealt with coaches of the organizations younger players. Since then,…...

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GRAND JUNCTION – The state of Colorado doesn’t have the deepest roots in baseball lore. While New York and California have churned out talent for decades, the Centennial State is still much more prominently known for its 300 days of sunshine and affinity for football, the outdoors, and craft beer. But there have been some standouts from the union’s 38th…...

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GRAND JUNCTION – The MLB is nothing like the NFL, NHL or NBA. Prospects selected on draft day in baseball will not see a major-league stadium for several years, if they do at all, with seldom exceptions. Even Ryan Rolison, the Colorado Rockies’ first-round selection of 2018 whom many touted as highly polished, mature and capable of advancing through the…...

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Colorado Rockies first-round draft pick Riley Pint says he feels "great" after his first professional season in Grand Junction and he's already thinking about 2017.

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Colorado Rockies developmental supervisor Tony Diaz talks to BSN Denver about current and future rookies and his role with the Arizona Fall League Salt River Rafters.

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A special edition of Love and Hate all about the Grand Junction Rockies and rookie ball.

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The Grand Junction Rockies played a pair of games on Thursday night, including an appearance from first-round draft pick Riley Pint who hit 101 mph with the fastball.

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Colorado Rockies Development Supervisor Tony Diaz compares his current third baseman, Colton Welker, to the one in the Bigs; Nolan Arenado.

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Grand Junction and Colorado Rockies Development Supervisor Tony Diaz tells BSN Denver that Riley Pint's character is more impressive than his 102 mph fastball.

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Grand Junction Rockies Development Supervisor talks to BSN Denver about the early development of Jon Gray, Eddie Butler, and Carlos Estevez.

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Grand Junction Rockies pitching coach Ryan Kibler talks to BSN Denver about the early development of Jon Gray, Eddie Butler, Carlos Estevez, and now Riley Pint.

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Get a first look at the Colorado Rockies first-round draft pick Riley Pint, throwing a bullpen session in Grand Junction.

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The Colorado Rockies second pick in the 2015 MLB draft had a rough start. But Mike Nikorak is confident that 2016 is going to be a different story.

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