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Will Paxton Lynch prove to be John Elway’s biggest mistake since Brock Osweiler?

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla) — Do you think if the Broncos didn’t lose running back C.J. Anderson to injury and the team had better offensive line play last season that Trevor Siemian would undoubtedly be the starter at...
  • New: 1 hr 42 min ago

Rockies hope to avoid repeating last season’s meltdown with retooled bullpen

Denver Post (Matt Faye) — When the Rockies were able to get a late-inning lead last season, it often didn’t last long. An injury-riddled Colorado bullpen posted a major-league worst 5.13 ERA and blew 28 saves in the...
  • New: 2 hr 36 min ago

Rockies’ outfielder Chris Denorfia gets creative to stay healthy

Denver Post (Zach Alvira) — As he has aged, 36-year-old Rockies outfielder Chris Denorfia has had to get creative to keep his body healthy, especially after back surgery.
  • New: 2 hr 36 min ago

Bud Black knows Rockies must improve record in one-run games

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — One-run losses, or one-run victories for that matter, don't necessarily define teams. Indeed, good teams lose plenty of one-run games.
  • New: 2 hr 40 min ago

Kiszla: How Rockies manager Bud Black is uniquely qualified to do the dirtiest job at Coors Field

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Mark Kiszla) — When his stuff betrayed Greg Maddux and he was too old to get batters out, Bud Black was the manager who made the long walk to the mound and took the baseball away from a Hall of Fame pitcher.
  • New: 2 hr 46 min ago

Ian Desmond, pitching corps shine as Rockies win Cactus League opener

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Manager Bud Black's Cactus League debut as Rockies manager got off to a rocky start Saturday when Tyler Anderson gave up three first-inning runs.
  • New: 2 hr 56 min ago

Saunders: Time for MLB players to join Commissioner Manfred and speed up game

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Spring has arrived, at least here in the desert, and baseball fans are reveling in what might be for their chosen team. 'Tis the feel-good season for our national pastime.
  • New: 7 hr 47 min ago

Ian Desmond, Rockies’ high-profile acquisition, vows to master first base

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — It's 7:15 a.m. and the Rockies are piling out of their Land Rovers, decked-out Ford F-150 trucks and well-appointed SUVs. Late-February mornings are still chilly in the desert, so the players'...
  • New: 7 hr 50 min ago

Tyler Chatwood, Jake McGee get early Rockies pitching calls; Jairo Diaz returns

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — The Rockies on Friday put in motion their spring pitching rotation, sending two veteran arms through simulated games a day before the Cactus League schedule kicks in.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Bud Black wants a specific closer and he likely won’t reinvent the Rockies’ bullpen wheel.

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — In one pen stroke, the Rockies in late January more than doubled their closer experience. Greg Holland, among the best ninth-inning pitchers in baseball in 2013-14 for Kansas City, but coming off...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

On The Rox podcast: Charlie Blackmon talks about offseason hunting, spring training and the 2017 season

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders, Nick Groke) — Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon joins On The Rox podcast to talk about spring training with Rockies beat reporter Patrick Saunders.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Rockies open Cactus League play on Saturday; here are the TV and radio schedules

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies open their 2017 Cactus League schedule at 1:10 p.m. Saturday when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields.
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Ryan McMahon seemed fast-tracked to the Rockies. But now two all-stars are blocking his paths.

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — Ryan McMahon is never too far from a good burrito, at least in his dreams, even when his team barnstorms the East Coast from road trip to road trip without a home. His Double-A Hartford Yard Goats...
  • 2 days ago

DJ LeMahieu, defending NL batting champ, likely batting second for Rockies in 2017

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Why mess with a good thing? That's the approach new manager Bud Black takes when looking at his powerful lineup.
  • 2 days ago

German Marquez, just 22, making strong bid for Rockies rotation

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Those who watch Rockies right-hander German Marquez pitch invariably come to a similar impression. It goes something like this: "It looks like he's throwing so smooth and easy that I can't believe...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies have mixed feelings about MLB nixing intentional walk pitches. “It’s stupid,” Dustin Garneau said.

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rockies hitters were gifted 35 free passes to first base last season. Their intentional walks accounted for 140 lobbed pitches from opposing teams. This season, though,...
  • 3 days ago

Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis gets good news on cancer diagnosis: “This is a huge day for me.”

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Chad Bettis pitched a ho-hum bullpen session Wednesday at Salt River Fields. That is not why teammates congratulated him.
  • 3 days ago

Kiszla: Carlos Gonzalez contract talks going nowhere, Rockies show little urgency to keep him beyond 2017

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Mark Kiszla) — There’s nobody in the Rockies clubhouse with more sense of urgency for the team to win now than Carlos Gonzalez. He can’t wait until next year. By next year, the all-star outfielder and former...
  • 3 days ago

Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber not ready to let go of catching dream

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Jason P. Skoda) — Kyle Schwarber made it known early in camp he was 100 percent healthy and wanted to return to catching, even in a limited role.
  • 3 days ago

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Chase Field needs work according to Rob Manfred

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Bob Baum) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred came down on the side of the Arizona Diamondbacks' ownership in the team's court battle over Chase Field.
  • 3 days ago
Blog Articles

Will Paxton Lynch prove to be John Elway’s biggest mistake since Brock Osweiler?

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla) — Do you think if the Broncos didn’t lose running back C.J. Anderson to injury and the team had better offensive line play last season that Trevor Siemian would undoubtedly be the starter at...
  • New: 1 hr 42 min ago

Rockies hope to avoid repeating last season’s meltdown with retooled bullpen

Denver Post (Matt Faye) — When the Rockies were able to get a late-inning lead last season, it often didn’t last long. An injury-riddled Colorado bullpen posted a major-league worst 5.13 ERA and blew 28 saves in the...
  • New: 2 hr 36 min ago

Rockies’ outfielder Chris Denorfia gets creative to stay healthy

Denver Post (Zach Alvira) — As he has aged, 36-year-old Rockies outfielder Chris Denorfia has had to get creative to keep his body healthy, especially after back surgery.
  • New: 2 hr 36 min ago

Bud Black knows Rockies must improve record in one-run games

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — One-run losses, or one-run victories for that matter, don't necessarily define teams. Indeed, good teams lose plenty of one-run games.
  • New: 2 hr 40 min ago

Kiszla: How Rockies manager Bud Black is uniquely qualified to do the dirtiest job at Coors Field

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Mark Kiszla) — When his stuff betrayed Greg Maddux and he was too old to get batters out, Bud Black was the manager who made the long walk to the mound and took the baseball away from a Hall of Fame pitcher.
  • New: 2 hr 46 min ago

Ian Desmond, pitching corps shine as Rockies win Cactus League opener

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Manager Bud Black's Cactus League debut as Rockies manager got off to a rocky start Saturday when Tyler Anderson gave up three first-inning runs.
  • New: 2 hr 56 min ago

Saunders: Time for MLB players to join Commissioner Manfred and speed up game

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Spring has arrived, at least here in the desert, and baseball fans are reveling in what might be for their chosen team. 'Tis the feel-good season for our national pastime.
  • New: 7 hr 47 min ago

Ian Desmond, Rockies’ high-profile acquisition, vows to master first base

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — It's 7:15 a.m. and the Rockies are piling out of their Land Rovers, decked-out Ford F-150 trucks and well-appointed SUVs. Late-February mornings are still chilly in the desert, so the players'...
  • New: 7 hr 50 min ago

Tyler Chatwood, Jake McGee get early Rockies pitching calls; Jairo Diaz returns

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — The Rockies on Friday put in motion their spring pitching rotation, sending two veteran arms through simulated games a day before the Cactus League schedule kicks in.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Bud Black wants a specific closer and he likely won’t reinvent the Rockies’ bullpen wheel.

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — In one pen stroke, the Rockies in late January more than doubled their closer experience. Greg Holland, among the best ninth-inning pitchers in baseball in 2013-14 for Kansas City, but coming off...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

On The Rox podcast: Charlie Blackmon talks about offseason hunting, spring training and the 2017 season

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders, Nick Groke) — Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon joins On The Rox podcast to talk about spring training with Rockies beat reporter Patrick Saunders.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Rockies open Cactus League play on Saturday; here are the TV and radio schedules

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies open their 2017 Cactus League schedule at 1:10 p.m. Saturday when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields.
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

FanPost Friday: If baseball were different, how different would it be?

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — There are a lot of rule changes being bandied about. Which changes would you make? Over the past several weeks we’ve heard about some of the changes to the National Pastime commissioner Rob...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Rockies prospect German Marquez intends to compete for rotation

Purple Row (Cameron Goeldner) — Rockies news and links for February 24, 2017. German Marquez, just 22, makes strong bid for Rockies rotation Patrick Saunders takes a look at German Marquez’s chances of breaking camp with...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Ryan McMahon seemed fast-tracked to the Rockies. But now two all-stars are blocking his paths.

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — Ryan McMahon is never too far from a good burrito, at least in his dreams, even when his team barnstorms the East Coast from road trip to road trip without a home. His Double-A Hartford Yard Goats...
  • 2 days ago

DJ LeMahieu, defending NL batting champ, likely batting second for Rockies in 2017

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Why mess with a good thing? That's the approach new manager Bud Black takes when looking at his powerful lineup.
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Rockies' 2017 TV and radio schedules announced

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Soon you can watch live Rockies baseball. The Colorado Rockies and ROOT Sports announced the 2017 broadcast schedule for television today. ROOT Sports will televise six spring training games...
  • 2 days ago

Debating the intentional walk rule change

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Ryan and The Boss argue about MLB’s decision to bypass four-pitch intentional walks and the consequences and benefits of doing so. Major League Baseball on Wednesday announced an agreement...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies pitcher Chris Rusin an under the radar role player

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Rockies news and links for February 23, 2017. Rusin’s versatility a plus for the Rockies | MLB.com Chris Rusin had an under the radar good season in 2016, and he could play a significant...
  • 2 days ago

German Marquez, just 22, making strong bid for Rockies rotation

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Those who watch Rockies right-hander German Marquez pitch invariably come to a similar impression. It goes something like this: "It looks like he's throwing so smooth and easy that I can't believe...
  • 2 days ago