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Rockies’ leadoff hitter Charlie Blackmon is driving in runs at a historic rate

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Behold the power of the beard! Sure, Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon is a leadoff hitter, but he's belting the ball around the yard like he's Lou Gehrig in the cleanup spot.
  • New: 1 hr 30 min ago

The Orioles have given Ubaldo Jimenez a long leash, but it’s time to pull the plug

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Dave Sheinin) — BALTIMORE - When the Baltimore Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez in February 2014 to the longest and richest contract they had ever given a free agent pitcher, four years and $50 million, it seemed a...
  • New: 1 hr 43 min ago

Charlie Blackmon torches Philly, again, as Rockies romp, again

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies' bearded wonder, staking his claim as the best center fielder in the National League, rocketed two home runs to right field and drove in four runs as the Rockies ripped Philadelphia...
  • 15 hr 41 min ago

Trevor Story returns to Rockies; Bud Black not concerned about juggling playing time

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Shortstop Trevor Story rejoined the Rockies on Tuesday after his Triple-A rehab stint, but he wasn't in the starting lineup against Philadelphia.
  • 17 hr 7 min ago

Kizsla vs. Groke: Should Trevor Story get his job back as Rockies starting shortstop?

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla, Nick Groke) — The Rockies are on a roll. And nothing, it seems, can stop them. Not the loss of staff ace Jon Gray to injury. Not a sophomore slump from shortstop Trevor Story.
  • 20 hr 34 min ago

Jeff Hoffman dominates Phillies as Rockies’ road show rolls on

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Jeff Hoffman's presumed role as a spot starter was to fly into Philly from Triple-A Albuquerque, gobble up some innings and give the Rockies a solid chance to win.
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Rockies’ young pitchers thriving under pitching coaches Steve Foster, Darren Holmes

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — This year, the Rockies haven't had to deal with that, not with the club off to a 28-17 start with the staff sporting a 4.37 ERA entering Monday's game at Philadelphia.
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Aaron Judge’s The Judge Chambers, in session at Yankee Stadium

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Ben Walker) — The verdict is in: Rookie slugger Aaron Judge is getting his own rooting section at Yankee Stadium. Now in session, The Judge's Chambers.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Rockies’ Kyle Freeland revels in first homer since days at Thomas Jefferson High School

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — CINCINNATI -- In the spring of 2011, while a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School, Kyle Freeland hit .631 and launched six home runs.
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Kyle Freeland, Rockies put on home run derby in win over Reds

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — CINCINNATI -- The last pitcher standing was going to clinch a win for his team Sunday afternoon at Great American Ball Park. Or, as some have called it, The Great American Bandbox or Great...
  • 2 days ago
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Rockies’ Jordan Lyles still struggling, but manager Bud Black sees talent

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Former Rockies manager Walt Weiss used to praise the raw talent of former starter-turned-reliever Jordan Lyles.
  • 3 days ago
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Rockies’ “bridge relievers,” collapse in 12-8 loss to Reds

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Solid starting pitching that linked directly to the back end of the bullpen has been a big part of the Rockies' success this season.
  • 3 days ago

Saunders: Rockies’ bullpen has changed spirit, mood of entire team

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Entering Saturday's game here at drizzly Great American Ball Park, the Rockies were 23-0 when leading after six innings.
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Three up, three down

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Three up, three downUP
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Spotlight on: Jeremy Hellickson, RHP, Phillies

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — What’s up: Philadelphia's starting pitching has resembled the Rockies' from days gone by -- ineffective and unable to pitch deep into games. In fact, Phillies starters had pitched six or more...
  • 3 days ago
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Carlos Gonzalez: Anatomy of a slump and why Rockies’ slugger thinks he’ll bust out of it

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — When Gonzalez's swing is on, it's one of the prettiest in baseball, drawing comparisons to Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. But when it's not, Gonzalez flails at breaking pitches and frequently hits...
  • 3 days ago
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Alexi Amarista’s four-RBI night sparks Rockies’ romp of Reds

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Alexi Amarista, listed at 5-foot-6, 158 pounds, is affectionately referred to as "Little Ninja" by his Rockies teammates.
  • 4 days ago
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Rockies work overtime to get scoop on unfamiliar Reds’ pitchers

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — CINCINNATI -- Three-and-a-half hours before Friday night's game, Charlie Blackmon, DJ LeMahieu and Nolan Arenado were planted in front of their laptops, studying Reds starting pitcher Lisalverto...
  • 4 days ago

Groke: Why Jeff Hoffman remains on the Rockies’ minor-league shuttle is a study in major-league smarts

Denver Post (Nick Groke) — Jeff Hoffman's shuttle ride between Albuquerque and points north will likely land him in Philadelphia on Monday when the Rockies need a spot start against the Phillies. The rookie right-hander,...
  • 4 days ago
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With Coors Field as the catalyst, beer and baseball became forever intertwined in downtown Denver

Denver Post (Kyle Newman) — Denver, buoyed by a few entrepreneurial brewers as well as the unbreakable bond between beer and baseball, was on its way to becoming America’s capital of craft brew from the moment Coors Field...
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Blog Articles

Rockies’ leadoff hitter Charlie Blackmon is driving in runs at a historic rate

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Behold the power of the beard! Sure, Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon is a leadoff hitter, but he's belting the ball around the yard like he's Lou Gehrig in the cleanup spot.
  • New: 1 hr 30 min ago

The Orioles have given Ubaldo Jimenez a long leash, but it’s time to pull the plug

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Dave Sheinin) — BALTIMORE - When the Baltimore Orioles signed Ubaldo Jimenez in February 2014 to the longest and richest contract they had ever given a free agent pitcher, four years and $50 million, it seemed a...
  • New: 1 hr 43 min ago

Charlie Blackmon torches Philly, again, as Rockies romp, again

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies' bearded wonder, staking his claim as the best center fielder in the National League, rocketed two home runs to right field and drove in four runs as the Rockies ripped Philadelphia...
  • 15 hr 41 min ago

Colorado Rockies 8, Philadelphia Phillies 2: Charlie Blackmon homers twice in Rockies win

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — For the second straight night, the Rockies took home a convincing win over Philadelphia. Charlie Blackmon homered twice against Phillies starter Zach Eflin and the Rockies moved to 6-2...
  • 15 hr 49 min ago

Trevor Story returns to Rockies; Bud Black not concerned about juggling playing time

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Shortstop Trevor Story rejoined the Rockies on Tuesday after his Triple-A rehab stint, but he wasn't in the starting lineup against Philadelphia.
  • 17 hr 7 min ago

Rockies activate Trevor Story, option Jeff Hoffman

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Jeff Hoffman is back down to Triple-A despte a strong start on Monday. The Colorado Rockies on Tuesday reinstated shortstop Trevor Story from the 10-day disabled list, the club announced. As a...
  • 20 hr 13 min ago

Kizsla vs. Groke: Should Trevor Story get his job back as Rockies starting shortstop?

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla, Nick Groke) — The Rockies are on a roll. And nothing, it seems, can stop them. Not the loss of staff ace Jon Gray to injury. Not a sophomore slump from shortstop Trevor Story.
  • 20 hr 34 min ago

Colorado Rockies injury updates on Jon Gray, David Dahl and Trevor Story

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — The Rockies get ever closer to finally being healthy. The Colorado Rockies have succeeded this season in spite of a rash of injuries to key players. While Ian Desmond and Tony Wolters have...
  • 22 hr 50 min ago

Rockies MLB draft 2014 review: Picks, successes, and lessons learned

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — In Dan O’Dowd’s last draft as general manager, an early round reach and a late round gem may yet make this an exceptionally successful draft The 2017 MLB Draft is a few weeks away, we...
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Rockies prospect Dillon Thomas hits four doubles as Yard Goats win sixth in a row

Purple Row (Connor Farrell) — Rockies prospect and farm report for games from May 22, 2017. Friend of the Brand Dillon Thomas may find it tough to pick out his best accomplishment from the Yard Goats’ 7-3 win on Monday...
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MLB Trade Deadline 2017: Rockies should trade for an ace

Purple Row (Hayden Ringer) — Despite early breakthrough performances in the rotation, the Rockies could still use some help. In Part 1, we’ll look at surplus values of three potentially available pitchers. The Colorado...
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MLB Draft 2017: Colorado Rockies won't pick until round 2

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — The Rockies will not have a protected first round pick. The Colorado Rockies will pick 11th overall in the first round of June 2017’s MLB Draft. Though the Rockies lost last night to keep the...
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Colorado Rockies pitching coaches Steve Foster, Darren Holmes guiding young staff to a strong start in 2017

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Rockies news and links for Monday May 23, 2017 Rockies’ young pitchers thriving under pitching coaches Steve Foster, Darren Holmes – The Denver Post A unique approach for Rockies pitching...
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Jeff Hoffman dominates Phillies as Rockies’ road show rolls on

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Jeff Hoffman's presumed role as a spot starter was to fly into Philly from Triple-A Albuquerque, gobble up some innings and give the Rockies a solid chance to win.
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Jeff Hoffman dominates, leads Colorado Rockies to 8-1 win over Phillies

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Hoffman retired 21 of the 24 batters he faced. The Colorado Rockies continue to dominate opponents on the road. However, on a night when the Rockies pushed their National League-leading road...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Rockies’ young pitchers thriving under pitching coaches Steve Foster, Darren Holmes

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — This year, the Rockies haven't had to deal with that, not with the club off to a 28-17 start with the staff sporting a 4.37 ERA entering Monday's game at Philadelphia.
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Aaron Judge’s The Judge Chambers, in session at Yankee Stadium

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Ben Walker) — The verdict is in: Rookie slugger Aaron Judge is getting his own rooting section at Yankee Stadium. Now in session, The Judge's Chambers.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Colorado Rockies call up Jeff Hoffman, option Raimel Tapia

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Hoffman to start tonight’s game against the Phillies Update 5/22 2:55 MT The move has now been officially announced by the Rockies . The Colorado Rockies have recalled starting pitcher ...
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Rockies prospects Colton Welker, Sam Howard highlight PuRPs of the Week

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — Weekly review of Rockies prospects for each minor league affiliate It was a good week on the farm, as the four active Rockies affiliates combined to go 17-11 from May 14 to 20. For some teams,...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies MLB draft 2013 review: Picks, successes, and lessons learned

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — There was a time when the Rockies drafted with a low-risk mindset. So far they’ve received low-rewards for their efforts. In modern baseball, there are rich teams and there are poor teams, but...
  • 2 days ago