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Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera, Colorado’s Roy Halladay locks for induction

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is a sure thing and Denver native Roy Halladay is a lock for the Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, fans of former Rockies right fielder Larry Walker, hopeful.
  • New: 8 hr 54 min ago

Trade rumors of Nolan Arenado to Yankees from Rockies are unfounded

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Nolan Arenado's future is likely to remain a hot topic well into the 2019 season, but suggestions that a trade might be brewing between the Rockies and Yankees to ship the all-star third baseman...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies better hope Bryan Shaw, Jake McGee rebound with Adam Ottavino gone

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Big-league relievers can be a fickle bunch. Hence, signing them to big-money contracts is risky business. Just ask the Rockies.
  • 3 days ago

Rockies podcast: Should Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Kyle Newman, Patrick Saunders) — In the latest On the Rox podcast, Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman debate whether Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Spoiler alert:...
  • 3 days ago

Adam Ottavino to Yankees: Ex-Rockies reliever agrees to 3-year, $27M deal with New York

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Adam Ottavino is going home. The former Rockies relief pitcher has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal to join the New York Yankees bullpen.
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Rockies podcast: Rotation expectations and projections for Colorado entering 2019

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Kyle Newman, Patrick Saunders) — In the latest On the Rox podcast, Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman discuss what the expectations are for the Rockies' starting rotation, what their projections are for...
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Kiszla: Trade Nolan Arenado? Here’s a plan to keep him in a Rockies uniform through 2022.

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Mark Kiszla) — The $30 million baseball player isn’t dead. But he can kill a major-league team’s best chance to win the World Series.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Rockies podcast: Projecting the Rockies’ 2019 Opening Day lineup

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders, Kyle Newman) — Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman make their early predictions for the Rockies' 2019 Opening Day lineup, and provide analysis on Tom Murphy, Garrett Hampson, David Dahl and...
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 2

After 7 “special years” in Colorado, DJ LeMahieu says going from Rockies to Yankees is exciting, not intimidating

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — After seven seasons in Rockies purple, two-time all-star DJ LeMahieu is facing a career-altering -- indeed, a life altering -- change as a member of the Yankees.
  • 6 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Hot stove update: The frontrunners to land Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, notable recent free agent signings and more analysis

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Kyle Newman) — Major League Baseball's free agent market picked up considerably over the past week. A glimpse at notable recent signings, big names still available and other hot stove story lines to watch.
  • 6 days ago
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Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft: A’s 1st-round pick’s final decision between baseball and football looms

Denver Post: All Things Broncos (Kyle Newman) — As expected, Kyler Murray declared for the NFL Draft on Monday, setting up a high-stakes decision for the Athletics' 2018 first-round pick who won the Heisman Trophy as Oklahoma's quarterback this...
  • 7 days ago
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Kyler Murray reportedly wants more from Oakland A’s to skip NFL draft

Denver Post: All Things Broncos (Des Bieler) — Kyler Murray has until Monday to decide whether to declare for April's NFL draft, and Sunday found the Oakland A's prospect possibly playing a little hardball. Per reports, the 2018 Heisman Trophy...
  • 7 days ago
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Larry Walker’s Hall of Fame chances are up. A look at Rockies’ rise

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Just a few years ago, Larry Walker's candidacy appeared to be going off the rails, but as the former Rockies right fielder enters his final two years of eligibility for the National Baseball Hall...
  • 8 days ago
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Saunders: DJ LeMahieu’s departure puts pressure on Rockies’ young trio, Jeff Bridich

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Either Ryan McMahon, Garrett Hampson or Brendan Rodgers, all candidates to replace LeMahieu at second base, are going to have to produce big time if the Rockies are going to make it to the...
  • 9 days ago
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Rockies sign Chad Bettis, Tyler Anderson and Tony Wolters, avoiding arbitration

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies entered the offseason with eight players up for arbitration, including all-star third baseman and MVP candidate Nolan Arenado.
  • 10 days ago
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D.J. LeMahieu signs two-year contract with New York Yankees, per report

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Kyle Newman) — A week after the Yankees signed one of the Rockies' all-time greatest infielders, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, New York nabbed another former Colorado star in second baseman DJ LeMahieu.
  • 10 days ago
  • Hits: 3

Former Broncos QB Tim Tebow engaged to marry 2017 Miss Universe winner

Denver Post (Matt Schubert) — The 31-year-old former Broncos quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner proposed to 2017 Miss Universe winner Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters on Wednesday outside his family's farm in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • 11 days ago
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Rockies’ Nolan Arenado poised to make history as arbitration deadline looms

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Contract news involving all-star third baseman Nolan Arenado, as well as all-star shortstop Trevor Story and starting pitcher Jon Gray, will spice up the Rockies' offseason beginning Friday.
  • 11 days ago
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Larry Walker’s Hall of Fame vote surge leaves Rockies outfielder encouraged

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Larry Walker is riding a wave of momentum that could land him in Cooperstown, if not in 2019, then quite possibly in 2020. If it happens, he would become the first Rockies players ever inducted...
  • 11 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Rockies podcast: Nolan Arenado’s crossroads, Daniel Murphy signing, hot stove chatter and more

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders, Kyle Newman) — Welcome to the first On The Rox podcast of 2019, Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman discuss Nolan Arenado's crossroads, the Daniel Murphy signing, hot stove chatter and the...
  • 12 days ago
  • Hits: 3
Blog Articles

Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera, Colorado’s Roy Halladay locks for induction

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is a sure thing and Denver native Roy Halladay is a lock for the Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, fans of former Rockies right fielder Larry Walker, hopeful.
  • New: 8 hr 54 min ago

Should the Rockies go all in for 2019?

Purple Row (Renee Dechert) — Or, would you rather the Rockies pursue “sustained success”? Question: Would you rather the Rockies be very good — playoff-level good — for an extended stretch, or would you rather put all...
  • 18 hr 1 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Larry Walker’s unlikely path to Hall of Fame election has turned possible

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — The perfect storm that has kept Walker out of the Hall of Fame may now lead to an unprecedented election Larry Walker will be a Hall of Famer. I’m not just hopeful about that, but convinced of...
  • 19 hr 1 min ago

PuRP No. 17, Ben Bowden

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Bowden poised to (finally) break into the majors 17. Ben Bowden (334 points, 29 ballots) Ben Bowden’s destiny was to be the first player from the 2016 draft to hit the big leagues....
  • 20 hr 1 min ago

Monday Rockpile: A tight budget for the Rockies

Purple Row (Hannah Auringer) — Rockies news and links for January 21, 2019 Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: LeMahieu, Dodgers, Bridich, Bullpen, Hall of Fame | Rox Pile Last week, DJ Lemahieu joined former Rockies Troy...
  • 21 hr 1 min ago

PuRP No. 18, Reid Humphreys

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Humphreys has claimed a spot as a legitimate relief prospect 18. Reid Humphreys (329 points, 26 ballots) When the Rockies drafted Reid Humphreys out of Mississippi State in the 7th...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Sunday Rockpile: All quiet on the Rockies front

Purple Row (Nick Walsh) — Rockies news and links for Sunday, January 20, 2019 Inbox: Do Rox need big move for WS push? | MLB.com In his latest Inbox, Thomas Harding answers some lingering offseason questions from ...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago
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Trade rumors of Nolan Arenado to Yankees from Rockies are unfounded

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Nolan Arenado's future is likely to remain a hot topic well into the 2019 season, but suggestions that a trade might be brewing between the Rockies and Yankees to ship the all-star third baseman...
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Rockies prospect rankings: No. 19, Ryan Feltner

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Feltner has looked like a draft steal so far in his short pro career 19. Ryan Feltner (327 points, 27 ballots) Though his prospect pedigree as a 4th rounder in the 2018 draft hardly...
  • 2 days ago

Saturday Rockpile: Start Spreading the Nolan

Purple Row (Ben Kouchnerkavich) — Rockies news and links for January 19, 2019 Yankees have discussed the possibility of trying to trade for Rockies’ Nolan Arenado, report says | CBS Sports The New York Yankees have reportedly...
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Rockies better hope Bryan Shaw, Jake McGee rebound with Adam Ottavino gone

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Big-league relievers can be a fickle bunch. Hence, signing them to big-money contracts is risky business. Just ask the Rockies.
  • 3 days ago

Colorado Rockies prospect rankings: No. 20, Rico Garcia

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Garcia has come out of nowhere (and also Hawaii) to emerge as a pitching prospect 20. Rico Garcia (314 points, 29 ballots) In a figurative sense, Rico Garcia came out of nowhere (he had...
  • 3 days ago

Rockies podcast: Should Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Kyle Newman, Patrick Saunders) — In the latest On the Rox podcast, Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman debate whether Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Spoiler alert:...
  • 3 days ago

Friday Rockpile: Ottavino returning to roots in New York

Purple Row (Hannah Auringer) — Rockies news and links for January 18, 2019 Adam Ottavino signs with New York Yankees | Mile High Sports The Rockies ’ hopes for bringing back Adam Ottavino have died, as he signed a...
  • 3 days ago

Adam Ottavino to Yankees: Ex-Rockies reliever agrees to 3-year, $27M deal with New York

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Adam Ottavino is going home. The former Rockies relief pitcher has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $27 million deal to join the New York Yankees bullpen.
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Rockies podcast: Rotation expectations and projections for Colorado entering 2019

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Kyle Newman, Patrick Saunders) — In the latest On the Rox podcast, Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman discuss what the expectations are for the Rockies' starting rotation, what their projections are for...
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 2

PuRP No. 21, Vince Fernandez

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Fernandez is a three true outcome hitting prospect 21. Vince Fernandez (295 points, 26 ballots) From his relatively humble beginnings as a bat-first corner outfield prospect drafted in...
  • 4 days ago

Thursday Rockpile: Time Keeps On Slippin’

Purple Row (Ben Kouchnerkavich) — Rockies news and links for January 17, 2019 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame: Larry Walker’s numbers prove he’s worthy of induction, but he’s running out of chances | CBS Sports Colorado Rockies ...
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Kiszla: Trade Nolan Arenado? Here’s a plan to keep him in a Rockies uniform through 2022.

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Mark Kiszla) — The $30 million baseball player isn’t dead. But he can kill a major-league team’s best chance to win the World Series.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Rockies podcast: Projecting the Rockies’ 2019 Opening Day lineup

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders, Kyle Newman) — Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman make their early predictions for the Rockies' 2019 Opening Day lineup, and provide analysis on Tom Murphy, Garrett Hampson, David Dahl and...
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 2