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David Dahl leads Rockies' list of non-roster invitees

Denver Post Rockies prospect David Dahl headlines the players who have been invited to big-league camp during spring training.
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Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter

Denver Post (Ryan Nakashima AP Business Writer) — LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch.
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MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

Denver Post (David Fischer Associated Press) — MIAMI (AP) — Free agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested after he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel Sunday night, police said.
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Saunders: Todd Helton expects pal Peyton Manning to have a great game

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — It's the day before Super Bowl 50, and Todd Helton has just finished playing golf.
  • 6 days ago
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Blue Jays will have dirt infield in time for coming season

Denver Post (Ian Harrison Associated Press) — TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays are installing a dirt infield at the Rogers Centre for the first time but say it is too early to determine whether they would replace artificial turf with grass...
  • 9 days ago
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Another season, wobbly rotation

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The situation screamed for the Rockies to do something to fix their wobbly rotation.
  • 13 days ago
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Saunders: Jose Reyes decision will set huge precedent

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — It's an important decision with huge ramifications. At some point in the next two months - before opening day and possibly before spring training - Rob Manfred will become the first baseball...
  • 13 days ago
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Rockies trade outfielder Corey Dickerson to Rays

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Rockies left fielder Corey Dickerson, who led the team with 24 home runs in 2014, has been traded to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitching, a major-league source said Thursday.
  • 15 days ago
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Rockies trade outfielder Corey Dickerson to Tampa

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Rockies left fielder Corey Dickerson, who led the team with 24 home runs in 2014, has been traded to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitching, a major-league source said Thursday.
  • 15 days ago
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Corey Dickerson: Trade rumors for Rockies' OF just talk

Denver Post Rockies left fielder Corey Dickerson is the subject of persistent trade rumors.(Andy Cross, The Denver Post)The rumor mill continues to churn regarding the Rockies' crowded outfield, with Corey
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Charlie Blackmon, "perplexed" by Parra signing, agrees to Rockies contract

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Charlie Blackmon on Monday agreed to a one-year contract with the Rockies, solidifying his place in an already crowded outfield.
  • 18 days ago
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Rockies GM Jeff Bridich downplays pursuit of free-agent pitcher Yovani Gallardo

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Free-agent pitcher Yovani Gallardo did not make a surprise visit to the annual Rockies Fest at Coors Field on Saturday.
  • 20 days ago
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Saunders: Main difference between Broncos, Rockies is commitment to winning

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Comparing the Rockies and the Broncos seems like apples and oranges, but it's really not. I'm convinced that the major difference in the two franchises is a commitment to, and a passion for,...
  • 20 days ago
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Yovani Gallardo signing with Rockies? It could happen

Denver Post Former Milwaukee Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo, who pitched last season for Texas, is considering signing with the Rockies.
  • 21 days ago
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Kyle Parker's failure highlights Rockies' draft woes

Denver Post Kyle Parker, the Rockies' former first-round draft choice, has not panned out as a big-league hitter.
  • 21 days ago
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Charlie Blackmon hits circus shot at Nuggets game, goes nuts

Denver Post Two days after getting called out for trying to push an empty gas tank, center fielder Charlie Blackmon on Thursday put up an early Rockies highlight in 2016.
  • 22 days ago
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Kyle Parker, Rockies' former 1st-rounder, designated for assignment

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The promise of Kyle Parker has come to an end, at least in a Rockies uniform.The club designated the outfielder for assignment Wednesday, clearing room on the 40-man roster for new outfielder
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Kyle Parker, Rockies' former 1st-rounder, to be designated for assignment

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The promise of Kyle Parker has come to an end, at least in a Rockies uniform.A major-league source confirmed Wednesday that the club will designate the outfielder for assignment, clearing room
  • 23 days ago
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Gerardo Parra officially joins Rockies; GM deflects outfield trade talk

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Gerardo Parra, excited about patrolling Coors Field with longtime friend Carlos Gonzalez, officially became the Rockies' fourth left-handed hitting outfielder Tuesday.
  • 24 days ago
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Reds retiring Rose's No. 14, inducting him into team HOF

Denver Post (Dan Sewell Associated Press) — CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose is getting a hall of fame induction — in the Cincinnati Reds' team hall during a weekend of honors this summer in his hometown — that will include...
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Blog Articles

David Dahl leads Rockies' list of non-roster invitees

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Rockies prospect David Dahl continues to make headway toward joining the big-league club. The outfielder heads the list of non-roster invitees who will report to spring training next week and...
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Your weekly roundup from the sports world and internet, Feb. 9

Purple Row (Mitch Hahn) — Unenthused Eli, pouty Cam, airballs, another "Bad Lip Reading", and more... It's time for your weekly roundup! Welcome to the 42nd Purple Row edition (and 146th overall) of Tuesdays With Mitch,...
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Colorado Rockies farm system stacked with promising talent

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — FanGraphs released its prospect evaluation for the Rockies' farm system, and it's a cause for optimism. FanGraphs released its prospect evaluation article for this upcoming season. It’s...
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Tyler Chatwood could be an impact arm for Rockies in 2016

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Chatwood put up a 142 ERA+ in his most recent "full" season -- but that was way back in 2013. 5 potential impact arms in wild NL West | MLB.com Tyler Chatwood is good. Tyler Chatwood has...
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Colorado Rockies prospects: Peter Lambert's scouting report entering the 2016 season

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — The Colorado Rockies drafted Peter Lambert in the second round last summer; after a limited pro debut, we got an in-depth scouting report on the 18-year-old righty after his time in instructional...
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First base a position of weakness for the Colorado Rockies entering 2016

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — It does not look like first base will be a strength for the Rockies in 2016. This is becoming typical, but a turning point is starting to be imaginable. It’s been a long time since first base...
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Nick Hundley is the present but the future may be now for the Colorado Rockies at catcher

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — A mix of youth and experience should be solid for the Rockies behind the plate. Not much has changed for the Rockies at catcher entering 2016, as Nick Hundley remains the team's primary...
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Colorado Rockies spring training: Ten stories to watch as the club begins camp later this month

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — Rockies baseball is back! Let's overanalyze it. Believe it or not, spring training is upon us and the Colorado Rockies will soon (less than a month!) take the field for their first game in...
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Coors Field does something to road offenses that no other park does

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Does Coors Field offer any advantage to the Rockies? Coors Field: Blessing or Curse? | Community – FanGraphs Baseball Purple Row community member Juan Pablo Zubillaga dives into the Coors...
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Super Bowl 50 is now the only thing standing between us and Colorado Rockies baseball

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — You guys. You guys! It's the last hurdle before baseball can REALLY begin! Let's chat about Super Bowl 50. The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are playing a football game this afternoon,...
  • 5 days ago
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Colorado Rockies baseball begins in a few hours

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — There's a football game this afternoon. When that ends, there will no longer be anything between us and baseball season. It's about time. In another twelve hours, football season will end and ...
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Did the Colorado Rockies improve this offseason?

Purple Row (Cameron Goeldner) — Your news, clips and links for Super Bowl Sunday. Start your Super Bowl Sunday off right with a bit of baseball news! Just a brief scheduling note: I have taken over the Sunday Rockpile on a...
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Christian Friedrich and the Colorado Rockies say goodbye after nearly eight years together

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — The Rockies' 1st round pick in 2008 never figured it out in the Majors. I remember the first time a co-worker I was close to got fired. I was a content coordinator at a magazine, along side a...
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Rockies lessons learned from the Baseball Prospectus Annual 2016

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — As spring approaches, Baseball Prospectus has shipped its 2016 annual. Here are some interesting Rockies' tidbits from the newest volume of the essential baseball guide. The best part of the...
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Rockies prospect rankings: No. 2 David Dahl can make Coors Field a home for years to come

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — The Colorado Rockies have a bona fide star centerfielder in the making. When the  Colorado Rockies jumped  David Dahl up to Double-A New Britain in 2015 after he'd posted only 125...
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Colorado Rockies hot stove: Yovani Gallardo is still a free agent—should the Rox buy low?

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — The Colorado Rockies' rumored January target is still on the open market... what if they went and bought low on him right now? Mere days ago (doesn't it seem like years?) the Colorado Rockies ...
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The Colorado Rockies have a stronger bullpen and depth in the rotation for 2016

Purple Row (Jay Milnes) — Daily Colorado Rockies links and news. The Color of Baseball Statistics — Baseball Prospectus A fantastic piece from Purple Row's own Eric Garcia McKinley over at BP regarding the...
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Rockies prospect Robbie Perkins to play for Australia in World Baseball Classic Qualifiers

Purple Row (Cameron Goeldner) — The 21-year-old catcher will represent his home country during qualifiers this year. Qualifying rounds for the next World Baseball Classic begin this fall, and among the men selected to...
  • 9 days ago
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Colorado Rockies affiliate Hartford Yard Goats debut new jingle — where does it rank all-time?

Purple Row (Bobby DeMuro) — The Colorado Rockies' Double-A affiliate released their official song on Wednesday morning, so we went to an expert to see where it falls among the greatest jingles in history: TV sitcom theme...
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Rockies prospect rankings: No. 3 Jeff Hoffman, further removed from Tommy John surgery, needs a big year

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Hoffman could be on the fast track to the majors if he proves he is close to regaining the form that made him widely considered a top overall pick type of talent. As the centerpiece of the Troy...
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