Category Archives: Rockies

Kiszla: For the Rockies to beat L.A. and win first division title, who’s the one player that must step up in 2019? — The Denver Post

What’s the difference between the Rockies and the Dodgers in the National League West? One stinkin’ game, if you ask me. Or would it be more realistic to suggest the difference between our gritty, little Rockies and the royally arrogant Dodger Blue is more than a century of baseball tradition, six Worlds Series championships and…

Kiszla: For the Rockies to beat L.A. and win first division title, who’s the one player that must step up in 2019? — The Denver Post

20th and Blake Podcast: Previewing the Rockies’ bullpen — Mile High Sports

For the latest 20th and Blake podcast, Luke Zahlmann discusses the Colorado Rockies bullpen ahead of the 2019 regular season. Zahlmann breaks down each of the Rockies’ projected relievers’ strengths, weaknesses and where the team may struggle in the upcoming year including a possible breakout from Scott Oberg, comeback from Mike Dunn and the downfall…

20th and Blake Podcast: Previewing the Rockies’ bullpen — Mile High Sports

Like Trevor Story in 2016, Ryan McMahon’s hot spring is good news for Rockies — The Denver Post

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Cactus League stats come and go. Veterans pay them little heed, and managers tend to dismiss them. But sometimes … Consider Rockies all-star shortstop Trevor Story, who batted .340, hit six home runs and posted a 1.119 OPS in the spring of 2016. It was Story’s coming-out party, and he ended up…

Like Trevor Story in 2016, Ryan McMahon’s hot spring is good news for Rockies — The Denver Post

Rockies’ Chad Bettis, another year wiser, ready to regain rotation spot — The Denver Post

MESA, Ariz. — There was a time, not so long ago, when Chad Bettis was an emerging force in the Rockies’ starting rotation. That was before testicular cancer struck in 2017. And that was before mysterious finger blisters wrecked his 2018 season. Now Bettis looks poised to pick up where he left off in 2016…

Rockies’ Chad Bettis, another year wiser, ready to regain rotation spot — The Denver Post

Rockies Recap: Kyle Freeland experiments; Ryan McMahon blasts 466-foot homer — The Denver Post

Rockies 6, Reds 3Monday at Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, Ariz. On the mound: While it certainly wasn’t Kyle Freeland‘s cleanest start of spring — 4⅔ innings, 78 pitches, two runs on two hits, including a solo home run allowed in the first to Scott Schebler — it was one of his most productive starts. The…

Rockies Recap: Kyle Freeland experiments; Ryan McMahon blasts 466-foot homer — The Denver Post

Trevor Story: Rockies’ offense will be more productive than 2018 version — The Denver Post

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Judging by the numbers — be they traditional statistics such as batting average and on-base percentage, or by deeper analytic measures — the Rockies’ 2018 offense was bad. But 11 days before the 2019 season opener, Rockies batters are a confident bunch. “This is a talented team,” all-star shortstop Trevor Story said.…

Trevor Story: Rockies’ offense will be more productive than 2018 version — The Denver Post

Rockies still quiet as MLB’s hot stove season begins to heat up — The Denver Post

The Hot Stove season is just now beginning to percolate, but between now and Christmas, expect news to start boiling. Whether the Rockies make a major splash remains to be seen. Thus far, the biggest news has been made by the Braves, who inked veteran third baseman — and former American League MVP — Josh…

via Rockies still quiet as MLB’s hot stove season begins to heat up — The Denver Post

Rockies’ Todd Helton, on Hall of Fame ballot for first time, likely faces uphill climb to Cooperstown — The Denver Post

Todd Helton, an all-time Rockies great who spent each of his 17 major league seasons manning first base for Colorado, is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. But if recent history is any indication, Helton likely faces an uphill climb to become the first Colorado player inducted into Cooperstown because of…

via Rockies’ Todd Helton, on Hall of Fame ballot for first time, likely faces uphill climb to Cooperstown — The Denver Post

Nolan Arenado named finalist for National League MVP; Bud Black finalist for NL Manager of the Year — FOX31 Denver

DENVER — Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was named one of three finalists for the National League MVP, Major League Baseball announced on Monday. Rockies manager Bud Black was also named a finalist for National League Manager of the Year. In the MVP category, Arenado is up against Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers and…

via Nolan Arenado named finalist for National League MVP; Bud Black finalist for NL Manager of the Year — FOX31 Denver

Jeff Bridich’s track record as Rockies GM being put to the test this offeason — The Denver Post

Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich is not a man prone to bold public pronouncements. So when he does say something provocative, the antenna goes up. On Friday, Bridich said: “I do believe that in 2018 we had a roster and a team that was good enough to go to the World Series, but there were certain…

via Jeff Bridich’s track record as Rockies GM being put to the test this offeason — The Denver Post

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