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Jon Gray finds his trusty slider, tunes up for Rockies’ season opener

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Though manager Bud Black has not officially proclaimed Gray the opening-day starter, everything lines up for Gray to be on the mound against the Brewers at Miller Park.
  • New: 7 hr 4 min ago

With David Ortiz gone, fewer primary designated hitters left in American League

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Stephen Hawkins) — So when David Ortiz retired last year after more than 2,000 games as a designated hitter, baseball lost one of the few remaining players who rarely played the field.
  • New: 7 hr 10 min ago

Rockies strike deal to keep Coors Field as long-term home

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — The Rockies on Wednesday struck a late deal with Colorado after four years of difficult negotiation designed to keep the team at Coors Field for 30 more years.
  • New: 7 hr 54 min ago

Mets’ Jeurys Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violence

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Ronald Blum) — New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline stemming from an altercation last October.
  • New: 11 hr 23 min ago

Vin Scully on opening day: “I’ll probably have things to do”

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Ben Nuckols) — On Monday, the Dodgers will play their first opening day since 1950 without Vin Scully calling their games. He won't be in the stands. He won't make a point of watching on TV, either.
  • 14 hr 39 min ago

Rockies sign veteran catcher Ryan Hanigan to minor-league deal

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Looking to add experience to their young catching corps, the Rockies reached a minor-league deal with Ryan Hanigan on Tuesday, a major-league source confirmed.
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Antonio Senzatela’s final spring audition for Rockies rotation gets Bud Black’s kudos

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Antonio Senzatela is about to crack Colorado's starting rotation and he pitched to prove his readiness Tuesday.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Rockies’ rebuilt bullpen shows potential, but has a lot to prove

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Building a better bullpen took two mid-market teams to baseball's promised land.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Injured Chris Rusin will miss opening day, but Rockies want their lefty back quickly

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — By some statistical measures, the Rockies' best pitcher last season was Chris Rusin, a casual lefty with a Kentucky drawl who quietly threw a sub-three ERA out of the bullpen.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

NL West 2017 preview: Giants hope to bounce back from tough playoff loss to Cubs

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Janie McCauley) — Five Giants relievers blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning of a Game 4 loss to Chicago, just when San Francisco figured it was ready to force a deciding fifth game and have the momentum to...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

NL West 2017 preview: San Diego Padres begin deep rebuilding behind Wil Myers, Austin Hedges, rookies

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Bernie Wilson) — There's no pretending anymore with the San Diego Padres. They still shy away from using the word "rebuilding," but that's exactly what they're doing.
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Kyle Freeland remains strong contender for Rockies’ rotation despite so-so start vs. Rangers

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — SURPRISE, Ariz. — Crunchtime is arriving fast as the Rockies sort out their 25-man roster during the final days of spring training. So there was a lot on the line for left-handers Kyle Freeland...
  • 2 days ago

Kyle Freeland, Greg Holland lack sharpness in Rockies’ loss to Rangers

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Rockies pitchers had to deal with a lot of traffic in a 6-5 Cactus League loss to Texas Monday afternoon. Starter Kyle Freeland, bidding for a spot at the back of the rotation, was inconsistent...
  • 2 days ago

Rockies not walking into the season as starting pitchers have flipped their free passes

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Jon Gray bounces to the mound like an eager puppy. Tyler Anderson steps forward with double strides. It does not matter to the Rockies how their exceedingly young pitching staff reaches the rubber...
  • 2 days ago

NL West 2017 preview: With likely better health, Dodgers favorites to win division

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Beth Harris) — Clayton Kershaw was lost for 10 weeks in the second half of the season, they had a record 28 players go on the disabled list, and the Los Angeles Dodgers still won 91 games and their fourth...
  • 2 days ago

Tyler Chatwood presses with workload in Rockies’ Cactus League win over Padres

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Tyler Chatwood cut loose Sunday in the Cactus League, throwing 98 pitches in an endurance test against the San Diego Padres. It was the longest outing of the spring for a Rockies pitcher and...
  • 3 days ago

David Dahl will miss Rockies’ opener due to injury, but he’s making steady progress

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The injured Rockies outfielder is making slow progress as he recovers from pain in his mid-back that was eventually diagnosed as a stress reaction to his sixth rib. He definitely will miss the...
  • 3 days ago

Rockies’ German Marquez throws solid six innings in bid for rotation spot

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — With the the final two spots in the Rockies' rotation still open, it was imperative that right-hander German Marquez have a solid game Saturday afternoon.
  • 4 days ago

Saunders: Jeff Hoffman’s demotion does not mean Rockies blew Tulowitzki trade

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Does Hoffman have work to do on the mental side of his game? Yes. Does he have to get tougher? I believe so. But I still think he has a bright future.
  • 4 days ago

10 years after Rocktober, is Trevor Story ready to fill Troy Tulowitzki’s big shoes?

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Trevor Story listens patiently to questions about himself. He takes time to answer, but is careful not to reveal too much, careful not to sound like a braggart.
  • 4 days ago
Blog Articles

Jon Gray finds his trusty slider, tunes up for Rockies’ season opener

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Though manager Bud Black has not officially proclaimed Gray the opening-day starter, everything lines up for Gray to be on the mound against the Brewers at Miller Park.
  • New: 7 hr 4 min ago

With David Ortiz gone, fewer primary designated hitters left in American League

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Stephen Hawkins) — So when David Ortiz retired last year after more than 2,000 games as a designated hitter, baseball lost one of the few remaining players who rarely played the field.
  • New: 7 hr 10 min ago

Rockies strike deal to keep Coors Field as long-term home

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — The Rockies on Wednesday struck a late deal with Colorado after four years of difficult negotiation designed to keep the team at Coors Field for 30 more years.
  • New: 7 hr 54 min ago

Mets’ Jeurys Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violence

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Ronald Blum) — New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline stemming from an altercation last October.
  • New: 11 hr 23 min ago

Vin Scully on opening day: “I’ll probably have things to do”

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Ben Nuckols) — On Monday, the Dodgers will play their first opening day since 1950 without Vin Scully calling their games. He won't be in the stands. He won't make a point of watching on TV, either.
  • 14 hr 39 min ago

MLB preview 2017: The Giants would very much like the bullpen to be better, thank you

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — Doug Bruzzone of McCovey Chronicles tells us why Brandon Crawford’s hair always looks wet and more about the upcoming season for the San Francisco Giants With the 2017 season just around the...
  • 15 hr 38 min ago

The national media previews the Colorado Rockies

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Colorado Rockies news, notes and links for Wednesday, March 29 Why your team won't win the World Series | ESPN ESPN had a very good take on why the Rockies won’t win the World Series this...
  • 18 hr 38 min ago

Rockies sign veteran catcher Ryan Hanigan to minor-league deal

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Looking to add experience to their young catching corps, the Rockies reached a minor-league deal with Ryan Hanigan on Tuesday, a major-league source confirmed.
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Antonio Senzatela’s final spring audition for Rockies rotation gets Bud Black’s kudos

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Antonio Senzatela is about to crack Colorado's starting rotation and he pitched to prove his readiness Tuesday.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Rockies’ rebuilt bullpen shows potential, but has a lot to prove

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Building a better bullpen took two mid-market teams to baseball's promised land.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Injured Chris Rusin will miss opening day, but Rockies want their lefty back quickly

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — By some statistical measures, the Rockies' best pitcher last season was Chris Rusin, a casual lefty with a Kentucky drawl who quietly threw a sub-three ERA out of the bullpen.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Cactus League 2017 Game Thread: Rockies host Rangers

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Antonio Senzatela makes one of his final Spring Training starts against Texas. The Rockies will host the Texas Rangers today at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, with Antonio Senzatela ...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

MLB Opening Day 2017: Rockies-related prop bets released

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — Come and get your over/unders for individual Rockies players Welcome back to our (apparently) ongoing series about the gambling odds for the upcoming MLB season. First it was the Bovada odds...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

NL West 2017 preview: Giants hope to bounce back from tough playoff loss to Cubs

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Janie McCauley) — Five Giants relievers blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning of a Game 4 loss to Chicago, just when San Francisco figured it was ready to force a deciding fifth game and have the momentum to...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

NL West 2017 preview: San Diego Padres begin deep rebuilding behind Wil Myers, Austin Hedges, rookies

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Bernie Wilson) — There's no pretending anymore with the San Diego Padres. They still shy away from using the word "rebuilding," but that's exactly what they're doing.
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

What the Rockies are saying about Gerardo Parra, professional baseball player

Purple Row (Hayden Kane) — A lot of people are saying that the outfielder will bounce back this season. It should have been a harmless, uninteresting signing. Before the 2016 season, the Colorado Rockies signed free...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

MLB preview 2017: Diamondbacks are ready for a revolution

Purple Row (Adam Peterson) — Charlie Gebow of AZ Snake Pit previews the upcoming season for the Arizona Diamondbacks With the 2017 season just around the corner, it’s time to catch up what the other teams around the...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

MLB Opening Day 2017: Projecting the Rockies 25-man roster

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Who will be on the Rockies Opening Day roster? The Rockies continued to trim the number of players in major-league camp yesterday, sending down Raimel Tapia , Rafael Ynoa and Daniel Castro...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is putting an old myth to bed

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Rockies news, notes, and links for Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The Rockies finally developed a pitcher in Jon Gray - Beyond the Box Score Joe Clarkin has an article for Beyond the Box Score...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Kyle Freeland remains strong contender for Rockies’ rotation despite so-so start vs. Rangers

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — SURPRISE, Ariz. — Crunchtime is arriving fast as the Rockies sort out their 25-man roster during the final days of spring training. So there was a lot on the line for left-handers Kyle Freeland...
  • 2 days ago