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1/30/2015 | Gray headlines Rox prospects in Top 100

The second time on MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list could be the charm for Rockies right-handed pitchers Jon Gray and Eddie Butler, two of the four farmhands in the organization to make the cut.


1/30/2015 | Bradley, four other D-backs prospects make Top 100

The D-backs have five players on MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects list that was announced Friday night on MLB Network, highlighted by right-hander Archie Bradley at No. 15.


1/30/2015 | Rox gain righties Hale, Schlosser in swap with Braves

The Rockies addressed their right-handed pitching need by adding potential on Friday, when they acquired David Hale and Gus Schlosser from the Braves for Minor League catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.


1/30/2015 | Betancourt, Quintanilla return to Rox on Minors pacts

The Rockies have reached out to a couple of their former players for depth, agreeing to terms with one-time closer Rafael Betancourt and infielder Omar Quintanilla on Minor League contracts.


1/30/2015 | Rockies sensed Wilson's winning attitude early on

Football star Russell Wilson impressed the Rockies with his demeanor and skills on diamond after being drafted by the club in 2010.


1/29/2015 | Which prospects will make the Top 100 cut?

After an offseason filled with transactions and intrigue, Spring Training is fast approaching. That means it's time for the unveiling of the latest MLBPipeline.com Top 100 Prospects list. The Top 50 will be unveiled during a one-hour special on MLB Network and MLB.com beginning at 9 p.m. ET, and the entire list will be available on MLB.com.


1/27/2015 | First full year in the books, Blackmon out to be better

It only seems Charlie Blackmon has been around forever. He made his first appearance with the Rockies in 2011, and his epic beard makes it seem as if he trotted into his outfield position in the days of Julius Caesar. He'll turn 29 on July 1, so in baseball years, he's beyond young and in the so-called prime years.


1/27/2015 | In Minors, Russell Wilson tackled tornadoes

As a frightening string of destructive tornadoes ripped through the Southeast on April 27, 2011, Mike Dunn took precautionary measures to protect his Class A Rome Braves players and the visiting Asheville Tourists club that included a young second baseman named Russell Wilson.


1/27/2015 | On the Cusp: Colorado Rockies

Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Rockies prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including the team's top prospects, Jon Gray and Eddie Butler.


1/26/2015 | Ottavino agrees to deal with Rockies, avoiding arbitration

The Rockies and right-handed relief pitcher Adam Ottavino avoided arbitration by reaching a one-year, $1.3 million agreement on Monday.


1/26/2015 | Apprehensive at first, Morneau finds home with Rockies

First baseman Justin Morneau wasn't sure how he'd fit with the Rockies when he signed with them before last season. He was a Twins mainstay from his Major League debut in 2003 until August 2013, when he was dealt to the Pirates -- where he helped during a playoff run but admitted he felt like an outsider. Morneau did more than fit with the Rockies.


1/26/2015 | 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 second basemen

Leading the array of new faces among top second-base prospects is Jose Peraza, who could soon be part of a formidable double-play combination with Andrelton Simmons in Atlanta. Micah Johnson of the White Sox and the Blue Jays' Devon Travis are the two players who remain from last year's list.


1/24/2015 | Tulowitzki focused on health, not trade rumors

In a sense, Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki's offseason is not much different than winters past. He's been rehabbing an injury, this time a surgically repaired left hip labrum. But this offseason also is different. "The trade talk was different for me," said Tulowitzki, who was at Coors Field for Saturday's Rockies Fest.


1/24/2015 | Avalanche to host game at Coors Field in 2016

The first NHL outdoor game in Colorado sports history will take place Feb. 27, 2016, at Coors Field, when the Colorado Avalanche host the Detroit Red Wings. The game, which is part of the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, will also mark the first time the Avalanche will play an official outdoor game.


1/23/2015 | Rehabbing CarGo ready to turn page

Carlos Gonzalez was delighted about the condition of his rehabbed body, and genuinely thankful to meet fans on Friday. With four straight losing Rockies seasons and the injuries behind him, Gonzalez tackled the vexing subjects facing him and the team.


1/23/2015 | Source: Rockies, Jurrjens have Minor League deal

The Rockies and right-handed pitcher Jair Jurrjens have agreed to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to Major League camp, Major League sources said on Friday.


1/23/2015 | MLB Network: Tulo best of best at shortstop

Troy Tulowitzki earned this offseason's mantle as the best shortstop in the game, according to MLB Network, as well as the personal lists of hosts Brian Kenny and Bill Ripken.


1/23/2015 | Tulo, CarGo making steady progress in surgery rehabs

Troy Tulowitzki (hip) and Carlos Gonzalez (knee) each had surgery last August, and both should be ready for Spring Training.


1/22/2015 | Rox add former All-Star reliever Jones to Minors staff

The Rockies added five-time All-Star pitcher Doug Jones to their Minor League staff on Thursday, naming the 16-year Major League veteran as pitching coach for Class A Short-Season Boise of the Northwest League.


1/16/2015 | Rockies 2015 Caravan set to take off next week

Select players, manager Walt Weiss and general manager Jeff Bridich will set out Jan. 23 to meet fans in Colorado Springs, Albuquerque, N.M., Boise, Idaho, and Salt Lake City, Utah, during the Rockies 2015 Caravan. The caravan will provide opportunities for fans and media who may not be in attendance for Rockies Fest, an all-day event at Coors Field next Saturday.


1/16/2015 | Chacin, McKenry, Brothers agree to 1-year deals

The Rockies avoided arbitration with right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin, catcher Michael McKenry and left-handed reliever Rex Brothers by reaching one-year deals before Friday's deadline for arbitration-eligible players and their clubs to exchange figures.


1/15/2015 | Monfort tells NY paper Tulo deal 'not happening'

The notion of the Rockies trading shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Mets, which all winter has been more rumors and reports than action, was doused with cold water Thursday at the MLB owners meeting in Paradise Valley, Ariz. The New York Post reported that Rockies owner/general partner Charlie Monfort answered a direct question with a smile and a simple statement: "It's not happening."


1/14/2015 | Rockies reach deals with Chatwood, Lyles, Stubbs

The Rockies avoided arbitration with three players by reaching one-year agreements with right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles and outfielder Drew Stubbs, and reaching a two-year deal with right-hander Tyler Chatwood, who could miss most or all of the 2015 season as he recovers from elbow surgery.


1/14/2015 | Rockies broadcaster Corrigan shows passion for writing novels

Rockies radio broadcaster Jack Corrigan combined his love of writing and history with the uplifting story of his father's participation in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, and the result was his second novel, "Night of Destiny: 24 December, 1944".


1/13/2015 | Rockies host ceremony for Galarraga Field renovation

Andres Galarraga Field at the Owen Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver will continue to sparkle, thanks to the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, the Rockies, the MLB Groundskeepers and several companies.




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