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On The Rox podcast: Counting down the days to Scottsdale

Denver Post (Nick Kosmider, Patrick Saunders) — Spring is just around the corner and The Denver Post's Rockies writers Patrick Saunders and Nick Kosmider are counting down the days to Scottsdale.
  • New: 8 hr 9 min ago

Colorado Rockies announce schedule for 2017 Winter Caravan

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Monday through Saturday, the Rockies will travel throughout the Rocky Mountain region for their 2017 Winter Caravan across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
  • New: 10 hr 7 min ago

PHOTOS: Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell elected into Baseball Hall of Fame 2017

Denver Post (Jeff Bailey) — Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell are heading to Cooperstown after being elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 12 hr 33 min ago

PHOTOS: Former Denver Bears star Tim Raines elected into Baseball Hall of Fame

Denver Post (Jeff Bailey) — Tim Raines was one of the best players in Denver when he played for the for the Triple-A Denver Bears in 1980.
  • 13 hr 9 min ago

Saunders: Tim Raines’ Baseball Hall of Fame selection overdue but worth the wait

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — So, while there is plenty to argue about when it comes to the Hall of Fame voting, Tim Raines' election was the right call, just in the nick of time.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Alexi Amarista officially signs one-year deal to be Rockies’ utility player

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Amarista, 27, signed a one-year deal with the Rockies Tuesday. The deal, which had been pending since Dec. 26, was made official after Amarista passed his physical.
  • 2 days ago
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Rockies betting Tony Wolters, Tom Murphy will grow up quickly behind the plate

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich was a catcher at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee, and later at Harvard, where he was a tri-captain his senior season. He has cited St. Louis...
  • 5 days ago
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Nolan Arenado signs 2-year, $29.5 million deal with Rockies, avoids arbitration

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Nolan Arenado's Gold Glove work at third base and his powerful presence at the plate has earned him a big pay day.
  • 6 days ago
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On The Rox podcast: 2017 Here We Come

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — In the first episode of 2017, The Denver Post’s Patrick Saunders breaks down the Rockies’ offseason moves, what still needs to be done and the state of the catching situation. Saunders finishes...
  • 7 days ago
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Rockies Mailbag: Where does prospect Brendan Rodgers fit in team’s long-term plans?

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Denver Post Rockies reporter Patrick Saunders responds to your questions in the Rockies Mailbag. In this installment, Patrick takes six questions, including one about bullpen.
  • 8 days ago
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Rockies’ pitching remains major question to their playoff aspirations

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies have been in contact with a number of other free-agent relievers, including former Kansas City Royals closer Greg Holland and former Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Joe Blanton.
  • 9 days ago
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Rockies seeking to bolster bullpen as spring training nears; talks with Carlos Gonzalez continue

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — With about one month to go before pitchers and catchers report to spring training, the Rockies will continue to make upgrading their bullpen a top priority, general manager Jeff Bridich said...
  • 9 days ago

Rockies’ Chad Bettis passes final cancer test, is ready to go for spring training

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Chad Bettis had a very merry Christmas, and now he's looking forward to a big year with the Rockies.
  • 15 days ago
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Report: Rockies to sign Alexi Amarista as utility player

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — After making two big offseason moves, the Rockies have begun adding some veteran depth, having reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with veteran utility player Alexi Amarista.
  • 24 days ago
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Festivus 2016: The airing of grievances, sports edition

Denver Post: All Things Avs (Jeff Bailey) — Welcome newcomers, Festivus is back again! Like on the hit TV show Seinfeld this edition will begin with the “airing of grievances.”
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

On The Rox podcast: Counting down the days to Scottsdale

Denver Post (Nick Kosmider, Patrick Saunders) — Spring is just around the corner and The Denver Post's Rockies writers Patrick Saunders and Nick Kosmider are counting down the days to Scottsdale.
  • New: 8 hr 9 min ago

Colorado Rockies announce schedule for 2017 Winter Caravan

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Monday through Saturday, the Rockies will travel throughout the Rocky Mountain region for their 2017 Winter Caravan across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
  • New: 10 hr 7 min ago

PHOTOS: Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell elected into Baseball Hall of Fame 2017

Denver Post (Jeff Bailey) — Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell are heading to Cooperstown after being elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 12 hr 33 min ago

PHOTOS: Former Denver Bears star Tim Raines elected into Baseball Hall of Fame

Denver Post (Jeff Bailey) — Tim Raines was one of the best players in Denver when he played for the for the Triple-A Denver Bears in 1980.
  • 13 hr 9 min ago

Saunders: Tim Raines’ Baseball Hall of Fame selection overdue but worth the wait

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — So, while there is plenty to argue about when it comes to the Hall of Fame voting, Tim Raines' election was the right call, just in the nick of time.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Baseball Hall of Fame 2017 results: Larry Walker earns big bump in ballot percentage

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Larry Walker jumped 6.4 percentage points, but his Hall of Fame future is still very much in doubt. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Wednesday announced its 2017 Hall of Fame...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Colorado Rockies prospect Ben Bowden could be on the fast track to the majors

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Purple Row Prospect No. 17, Ben Bowden 17. Ben Bowden (395 points, 36 ballots) Ben Bowden seems destined to be the first player from the 2016 draft to hit the big leagues. After all, he...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Colorado Rockies finally announce agreement with Alexi Amarista

Purple Row (Ryan Schoppe) — Colorado Rockies news, notes and links for Wednesday, Jan. 18 Rockies ink versatile Amarista to 1-year deal | Rockies.com While seemingly old news, the Rockies officially announced...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Baseball Hall of Fame 2017: Time, live stream, and TV schedule for announcement

Purple Row (Russ Oates) — Time again to argue whether voting protocol needs to be changed! For the seventh time, Colorado Rockies fans will learn that baseball writers have chosen not to elect outfielder Larry Walker...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Alexi Amarista officially signs one-year deal to be Rockies’ utility player

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Amarista, 27, signed a one-year deal with the Rockies Tuesday. The deal, which had been pending since Dec. 26, was made official after Amarista passed his physical.
  • 2 days ago
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Colorado Rockies prospect Robert Tyler has the stuff to start

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Purple Row Prospect No. 18, Robert Tyler 18. Robert Tyler (374 points, 34 ballots) When the midseason PuRPs list was released, Robert Tyler had yet to make a professional appearance....
  • 2 days ago

MLB Hall of Fame: Purple Row community ballot results

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Two players received 75 percent of the vote in Purple Row’s community ballot The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its 2017 inductees tomorrow. But you don’t have to wait that long to be...
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Rockies starter German Marquez aiming for spot in Opening Day rotation

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — The 21-year-old made his big league debut in September. Marquez sets sights on permanent rotation role - Rockies.com Rockies rookie G erman Marquez will likely be in the thick of the...
  • 2 days ago

Colorado Rockies prospect Colton Welker needs his bat to carry him

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Purple Row Prospect No. 19, Colton Welker 19. Colton Welker (373 points, 34 ballots) Colton Welker may have been Colorado’s fourth round pick in the 2016 draft, but his $855k signing...
  • 3 days ago

Larry Walker should be in the stupid freaking Hall of Fame already

Purple Row (Connor Farrell) — Get this guy a plaque!!! With some numbers and data on why. Once again it appears that former Rockies outfielder and Maple Ridge, British Columbia, native Larry Walker will be left out of the...
  • 3 days ago

Rockies should consider Seth Maness for the bullpen

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Rockies news and links for January 16, 2017. Maness a Trailblazer? New surgery for elbow repair cut recovery time | St. Louis Post-Dispatch Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch...
  • 3 days ago

Colorado Rockies pitching prospect Sam Howard needs a full season of success

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Purple Row Prospect No. 20, Sam Howard 20. Sam Howard (363 points, 30 ballots) Sam Howard didn’t truly stand out as a prospect until his success this year in the offense-friendly...
  • 4 days ago

Rockies catchers show promise that overshadows their inexperience

Purple Row (Eric Garcia McKinley) — Rockies news and links for January 15, 2017. Rockies betting Tony Wolters, Tom Murphy will grow up quickly behind the plate | Denver Post It’s happened more than once this offseason where...
  • 4 days ago

Rockies betting Tony Wolters, Tom Murphy will grow up quickly behind the plate

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders) — Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich was a catcher at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee, and later at Harvard, where he was a tri-captain his senior season. He has cited St. Louis...
  • 5 days ago
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Rockies reach contract agreements with all arbitration eligible players

Purple Row (Carolyn Jelley) — Rockies news, notes and links for Saturday, January 14th. Blackmon, Chatwood agree to deals for 2017 | MLB.com The Rockies have come to terms with Charlie Blackmon and Tyler Chatwood ...
  • 5 days ago
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