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Rockies land three players on the Gold Glove finalists list, led by Nolan Arenado

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado. (Denver Post file photo)Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in line for a second consecutive Gold Glove award after he was named a finalist in the
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Jeff Bridich gets going, Rockies dismiss pitching coaches Wright, McLaughlin

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — New Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich made his first big changes Thursday, firing pitching coaches Jim Wright and Bo McLaughlin.
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Saunders: CBS has eye for fantastic finish

Denver Post (Dusty Saunders Special to The Denver Post) — Sean McManus, the hands-on CBS Sports chairman, would enjoy witnessing one of two game-ending scenarios in Thursday night's Broncos-Chargers battle:
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Kiszla: Giants win while Rockie party on

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Hey, everybody: The Rockies built a party deck at Coors Field! Pretty cool, huh? Yes, until you consider the Giants are building a dynasty in San Francisco.
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Royals beats Giants to tie World Series at one game apiece

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Boone Logan, LHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Injury-plagued lefty Boone Logan gave up 31 hits in 25.0 innings this season. (Doug Pensinger, Getty Images)2014 Pitching StatisticsGP IP W-L ERA BB SO HR SV BSV WHIP35 25.
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Kiszla: Long-awaited night brings little magic to K.C.

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — To be brutally honest, it was such a royal pain to be a baseball fan in Kansas City for 29 long years that even one of the team's own players would trudge home, night after night and loss after...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Charlie Blackmon, OF

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Charlie Blackmon hits a home run the Arizona Diamondbacks during a torrid April in which he hit .
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Kiszla: Colorado Rockies don't get it, but Kansas City Royals do

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Jump to a happy conclusion about a long-suffering baseball team with an improbable World Series dream, and it's tempting to assume Kansas City is Rocktober 2.0. But it would be a mistake to get...
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MLB announces World Series umpiring crew

Denver Post (Jeff Bailey, On the Rox) — Jeff Kellogg (David Maxwell, Getty Images)Major League Baseball announced the umpire crew for this season's Fall Classic between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Tyler Matzek, LHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Rookie left-hander Tyler Matzek made steady progress as his first big-league season went along.
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Saunders: Rockies could learn from Royals

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Almost from the moment Jeff Bridich was hired as general manager of the Rockies just over a week ago, he has been holed up in his third-floor office at 20th and Blake. Hopefully, he has come up...
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Hochman vs. Kiszla: Which team wins the World Series, the Giants or Royals?

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman and Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Hooch: There are few things in sports more thrilling than the World Series, but there are also few things more infuriating.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Rex Brothers, LHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Left-handed reliever Rex Brothers has been two different pitchers. He was lights out in 2013 but struggled with a 5.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: DJ LeMahieu, 2B

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — DJ LeMahieu had a career-high 42 RBIs last season for the Rockies. (Denver Post file)2014 HittingGPABAVG.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Jorge De La Rosa, LHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — The Rockies signed left-handed starter Jorge De La Rosa to a two-year contract extension worth $25 million in early September.
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Chauncey Billups, Roy Halladay headline Colorado Sports Hall of Fame class

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — Chauncey Billups and Roy Halladay headline six local athletes who will be inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, the organization announced Tuesday.
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Cards C Molina leaves game with strained oblique

Denver Post (Jim Salter Associated Press) — ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina left Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a strained muscle on his left side Sunday night.
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Saunders: Jeff Bridich has some catching up to do

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Bridich has not discussed any specifics regarding his first offseason as the big boss, but I'm quite certain he has paid close attention to the Rockies' situation behind the plate.
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New rockies GM Jeff Bridich homered at Fenway Park in college days

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Fenway Park's Green Monster is 37 feet tall and 231 feet wide. The quirky charm of the left-field wall has made it a baseball landmark.
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Blog Articles

Rockies 2014 season review: Tommy Kahnle showed glimpses of being a dominant reliever

Purple Row (RhodeIslandRoxfan) — If the Tommy Kahnle we saw during the first four months of 2014 is the Tommy Kahnle we're going to see in 2015 and beyond, the Rockies have a least one piece of the puzzle they need to solve their...
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World Series Game 4 Thread

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Discuss the game here Today's Lineups KANSAS CITY ROYALS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Alcides Escobar - SS Gregor Blanco - CF Alex Gordon - LF Joe Panik - 2B Lorenzo Cain ...
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Saturday Rockpile

Purple Row (Kevin V. Minor) — If you thought there was a dearth of information about the Colorado Rockies last weekend, it is even worse this weekend as all of baseball focuses on the World Series.  Rather than repost...
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World Series 2014: Royals vs. Giants, Game 3 thread

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Jeremy Guthrie. That's all. No bicycle, no altitude, no problem.
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Rockies season review 2014: Cristhian Adames makes the Show, sits on the bench

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Cristhian Adames made a cameo with the Rockies in 2014, but it likely wasn't enough to avoid a trip back to AAA next year. Cristhian Adames is a prospect that has never been a truly exciting...
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Rockies 2014 minor league review: Modesto hitters led by Trevor Story

Purple Row (Charlie Drysdale) — The best hitters only played half a season in Modesto, which might explain their place in the standings. The Modesto Nuts' 97-loss season this year was the worst season in the California League...
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Friday Rockpile: It's time to find a new pitching philosophy

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — The Rockies fired pitching coaches Jim Wright and Bo McLaughlin yesterday. We don't know who the replacement will be yet, but the bodies can't just change; the philosophy must as well. Jeff...
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Report: Mets interested in Rockies free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Word out of the Big Apple is that the Mets are interested in signing the 2013 National League batting champion to a two-year deal in free agency. According to reports out of New York, including ...
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Rockies 2014 season review: Eddie Butler's MLB debut is completely unsatisfying

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — Much heralded pitching prospect Eddie Butler made his MLB debut in 2014. That is the good news. The bad news is that his rookie season became a rookie cup-of-coffee mired by injuries and...
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Rockies prospects dominate in Rafters rout

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Chris O'Dowd and Taylor Featherston led the way on a big day for Rockies farmhands in Arizona Fall League play. Wanna go eat some hay? Maybe go lay by the bay, I just may. What do you say? ...
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2014 Colorado Rockies minor league review: Asheville pitchers show a ton of potential

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — Pitch well. Win baseball. That is the time-tested formula that the Asheville Tourists played to perfection on their way to a championship among a myriad of excellent season-long performances from...
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Rockies land three players on the Gold Glove finalists list, led by Nolan Arenado

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in line for a second consecutive Gold Glove award after he, Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu were named NL finalists.
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Rockies' Nolan Arenado, DJ LeMahieu and Justin Morneau named Gold Glove finalists

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — That's one more than I was expecting. The Colorado Rockies have three Gold Glove finalists, according to an announcement by the award's sponsor,  Rawlings Sports , on Thursday. Nolan Arenado...
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Rockies won't bring back pitching coaches Jim Wright, Bo McLaughlin

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — New GM Jeff Bridich has made his first moves. Pitching coaches Jim Wright and Bo McLaughlin will not be retained by the Colorado Rockies for 2015,  the team announced on Thursday . Wright and...
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Thursday Rockpile: Michael McKenry eyes Rockies' starting catching job

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — After seeing significant action in 2015, catcher Michael McKenry looks to make the job his going into 2015. Taste of  starting duties has McKenry ready for more - Rockies.com Thomas Harding...
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2014 Colorado Rockies minor league review: Asheville hitters dominate South Atlantic League on way to championship

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — The Asheville Tourists were monsters in all aspects of the game of baseball on their way to winning the South Atlantic League championship. Purple Row takes a look at the offensive stand-outs. It...
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2014 World Series: Giants vs. Royals, Game 2 thread

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — For the record, my prediction of a Giants sweep has nothing to do with the parallels between the Royals and Rockies and everything to do with the Giants hating fun. ... and there's too much fun...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Boone Logan, LHP

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies signed Boone Logan to a three-year, $16.5 million deal --- the biggest contract they ever gave a free-agent reliever. He was a huge bust.
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Five worst moments of the Rockies' 2014 season

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — It's OK to laugh now, right? When a baseball team finishes 66-96, it usually means that a lot of bad things happened. With the Colorado Rockies , that usually means injuries, Little...
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Rockies 2014 season review: Chris Martin unlucky in rookie campaign

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — No Coldplay jokes here; just cold, hard truth. We all know the story by now. Chris Martin went from warehouse employee to Major League Baseball pitcher in a few short years. Any way you slice...
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