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Rockies' Dick Monfort in chat: "Plain and simple, we are not okay with losing"

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Jeff Bridich, the Rockies' new general manager, joined team owner Dick Monfort, manager Walt Weiss and new pitching coach Steve Foster in a live chat on Twitter Friday.
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Rockies add Tyler Anderson to 40-man roster; designate Juan Nicasio

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The Rockies' roster shuffle began Thursday with something of a surprise.As the club begins to reset its 40-man roster, it designated right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio for assignment.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Michael McKenry, Catcher

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Rockies catcher Michael McKenry attempts to tag out Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy in a game at Coors Field last season.
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Rockies owner Dick Monfort, GM Jeff Bridich in fan chat on Friday

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort talks about the state of the club during a one-on-one interview with The Denver Post before the Colorado Rockies play the San Diego Padres on July 8, 2014 at
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Trades for Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez slowed by injuries, money

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — While the Rockies are listening to offers, it's not a foregone conclusion that they will trade Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez.
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What is Troy Tulowitzki's trade value? A look at his 2014 Rockies grade

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.(Karl Gehring, The Denver Post)Troy Tulowitzki's best moment of the 2014 season was a walk.
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Marlins should consult Rockies-Tulo deal before overpaying Giancarlo Stanton

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Lunch Special: Each weekday near noontime, a Denver Post sports writer dares to dish. In this installment, Patrick Saunders suggests that the Miami Marlins might want to reconsider that $300-plus...
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Throwback Thursday: Major league scouts flock to Denver in 1948

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, On the Rox) — Major league baseball scouts at the western playoff of the 1948 NCAA Tournament in Denver.
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Rockies pitching prospect Tyler Anderson good to go for spring ball

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Tyler Anderson started eight games last season for the Rockies and has only 19 starts in the past three seasons.
  • 8 days ago
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Rockies GM Jeff Bridich wants to play meaningful games in September

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — When Jeff Bridich walked into a media session at a ballroom at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel on Wednesday afternoon, he was the youngest general manager in the room. Heck, he's the youngest GM in the...
  • 8 days ago
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Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki's rehab is progressing well, GM Jeff Bridich says

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — While new Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich continues to answer trade questions about Troy Tulowitzki during the GM meetings, Tulo continues to quietly go about his business of rehabbing his...
  • 9 days ago
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Rockies seek "second tier" of free-agent pitchers

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The Rockies' annual and seemingly endless quest to find quality starting pitching has begun in earnest at baseball's general managers meetings.
  • 9 days ago
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Michael Cuddyer says "I'm eager to win" in leaving Rockies for Mets

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Michael Cuddyer made it clear Tuesday why he spurned the Rockies to sign with the New York Mets.
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Rockies win the day, but Michael Cuddyer plumb dissed them

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Lunch Special: Each weekday near noontime, a Denver Post sports writer dares to dish. In this installment, Nick Groke analyzes Michael Cuddyer's selection of the Mets over the Rockies.
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Rockies compensated with additional high draft choice

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — New Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich had his game plan in place as he approached a major move in his first offseason as the boss.
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Hochman: Rockies GM Jeff Bridich looks great as Michael Cuddyer leaves for Mets

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — He could wow you by clubbing a jack, and then wow you with a jack of clubs. Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer was a magician, "Magic Mike," they dubbed him, and there he was on the video screen...
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Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich aims to improve rotation

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — There are plenty of smoke, mirrors and rumors as the "Hot Stove League" begins to boil, but one thing is perfectly clear when it comes to the Rockies.
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Michael Cuddyer's signing with Mets shocks sports world

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, On the Rox) — Veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer turned down the Rockies' $15.3 million qualifying offer.
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Michael Cuddyer rejects Rockies' offer, signs two-year deal with Mets

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Michael Cuddyer will not return to the Rockies next season after the New York Mets swooped in to sign the veteran outfielder to a two-year contract, the Mets said.
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Michael Cuddyer rejects Rockiess' offer, signs two-year deal with Mets

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Michael Cuddyer will not return to the Rockies next season after the New York Mets swooped in to sign the veteran outfielder to a two-year contract, the Mets said.
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Blog Articles

Rockies' Dick Monfort in chat: "Plain and simple, we are not okay with losing"

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies opened up to their fans --- kind of --- during a chat on Twitter Friday The participants included owner Dick Monfort and new GM Jeff Bridich.
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Rockies should trade Justin Morneau, acquire Ike Davis

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — It might be a longshot, but the Rockies have a chance to improve their future and their present if they play their cards right with Morneau. Building a baseball team is hard, and it becomes even...
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Friday Rockpile: Farewell to Nicasio; Bridich and company to host Twitter chat

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — The Rockies are cutting ties with a familiar face Rockies add Tyler Anderson to 40-man roster; designate Juan Nicasio - Denver Post It looks like Juan Nicasio has thrown his last pitch as a...
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Rockies designate Juan Nicasio for assignment, add Tyler Anderson to 40-man roster

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Colorado made a surprise move by cutting a failed starter who might turn out to be a decent reliever. The Colorado Rockies on Thursday designated relief pitcher Juan Nicasio for assignment...
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Jay Alves out as Rockies' vice president of communications

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The Rockies made another change on the VP level of their organization. The Colorado Rockies have parted ways with vice president of communications Jay Alves, a source confirmed to Purple Row on...
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Colorado Springs hitters provide almost completely ambiguous organizational depth

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — Most of the best hitters from the Colorado Springs Sky Sox saw time in Denver this year ... but very few saw enough to feel too strongly about them one way or the other. Not quite to the extreme...
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Thursday Rockpile: Rockies to host Twitter chat with execs, coaches Friday

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich will host a Twitter chat Friday afternoon along with owner Dick Monfort, manager Walt Weiss and pitching coach Steve Foster. Rockies' brass to host Twitter...
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Rockies season review 2014: Charlie Blackmon's April wasn't real, but that might be OK

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Blackmon is not the MVP candidate that he was during the first month and a half of 2014, but he's still an everyday player provided he can retain decent batted-ball luck. I wanted Corey...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Michael McKenry, Catcher

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — By the end of the summer, catcher Michael McKenry was one of the most pleasant surprises during an otherwise discouraging Rockies campaign.
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2014 Rockies season review: Tyler Matzek finally started to live up to his first-round billing

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — After a roller coaster ride through the minors, Matzek provided stability for a Rockies starting rotation that was constantly in flux in 2014. The Rockies had high hopes for Tyler Matzek when...
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Rockies owner Dick Monfort, GM Jeff Bridich in fan chat on Friday

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies are providing fans with an opportunity to engage with new general manager Jeff Bridich and owner Dick Monfort a 1 p.m. Friday in a Rockies 20.
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MLB reserves deadline will cause Rockies roster shakeup

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Thursday's MLB reserves deadline means that the Rockies will have to make some roster moves if they want to protect some of their prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 draft next month. In terms of...
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Rockies 2014 season review: Michael McKenry ... Or how the answer to the Rockies' problems behind the plate might be squatting right in front of them

Purple Row (RhodeIslandRoxfan) — In a season full of terrible surprises, Michael McKenry provided a much needed good one. Back on January 16th, the Rockies made a move that probably didn't register on the Richter scale when...
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Rockies 2014 minor league review: Colorado Springs pitchers get called into MLB service

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — If the Triple-A pitching staff for much of the season in Colorado Springs looks familiar it's because they were also the pitching staff for much of the season in Denver. Here's a look inside the...
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What is Troy Tulowitzki's trade value? A look at his 2014 Rockies grade

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — When Troy Tulowitzki trade talk percolated at baseball's general managers meetings in Phoenix, the arguments never found a middle. If the Colorado Rockies trade Tulo, what is he worth?
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Ryan Casteel, Taylor Featherston help Salt River win Arizona Fall League title

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — We probably should have told you this a couple days ago, but two former Tulsa Drillers combined for four hits and six RBI in the AFL Championship Game. Rockies prospects Ryan Casteel and ...
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2014 SB Nation MLB awards: Rockies' Tyler Matzek, Brandon Barnes earn honors

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Here are the official Purple Row nominees for each of the six SB Nation MLB award categories. We nominated a handful of Rockies plays, performances and moments from the 2014 season, and you --...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Corey Dickerson, LF

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Michael Cuddyer predicted during spring training that Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson was going to be a star.
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2014 Rockies season review: DJ LeMahieu's Gold Glove campaign makes up for lack of offense

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — DJ Lemahieu was a wizard with the glove and an ogre with the bat in 2014. Is the Gold Glove winner in danger of losing his starting job? It's a bit surprising that DJ LeMahieu isn't a bigger...
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Justin Morneau homers again, MLB All-Stars finally win

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Morneau is one of the few MLB players having a good series in Japan. Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau homered again and finished 2-for-4 with four runs batted in to help the MLB ...
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