Sunday, February 26, 2017

COLORADO ROCKIES

Jeff Bridich remains mum on Carlos Gonzalez contract extension

While Carlos Gonzalez has expressed interest in signing a contract extension with the Rockies, Jeff Bridich has remained silent on the team's position.

Rockies pitcher Carlos Estevez scouts the standouts from Spring Training

"With so much talent that we have, we can win some games," Estevez told Goodman and Shapiro during the Afternoon Drive on Mile High Sports Radio.

Jorge De La Rosa joins the Diamondbacks on minor-league deal

De La Rosa is the Rockies' all-time leader in wins (86), strikeouts (985), and his .585 winning percentage is the best all-time for the team's starters.

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Kyle Freeland is poised to compete for a spot with his hometown Rockies

After a successful season split between Double-A and Triple-A, Freelend feels that he is ready to make the jump to the majors.

There’s nothing crazy about believing in the 2017 Rockies

With a bolstered bullpen and Bud Black in the fold, it's not such a wild idea to think that the Rockies will contend in the NL West.

Mental preparation paramount for Rockies pitchers to succeed

As opening day nears for the Rockies, they're looking for their guys to have closer mentalities in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings.

Pitchers and catchers heading to Arizona as Spring Training nears

The parkas are packed away, the days are starting to last longer and people's attention is turning away from the hot stove and towards cacti and grapefruits.

Denver is no stranger to heists of Super proportions

While the Texas Rangers are looking for Tom Brady's missing jersey, Benny Bash reminds us of some of the greatest heists in Denver sports history.

Arenado, Gonzalez and McGee headed to the World Baseball Classic

Found on the WBC rosters were three members of the Colorado Rockies: third baseman Nolan Arenado, outfielder Carlos Gonzalez and pitcher Jake McGee.

Colorado Rockies mascot Dinger will act as Cupid this Valentine’s Day

The lovable pantless triceratops Dinger, will make a delivery to your loved one this Valentine's Day for a small fee of $150.

Amongst the Rockies’ non-roster camp invites are several contenders for spots

On Thursday, the Rockies announced their list of non-roster invitees. Sprinkled amongst the names are several with MLB experience and a few top prospects.

Colorado Rockies bring back Mark Reynolds on a minor-league deal

Ian Desmond is expected to start at first for the Rockies next season; but the retention of Reynolds does open up some interesting possibilities.

Colorado Rockies ship Eddie Butler to the Chicago Cubs

The Colorado Rockies announced that they had traded Butler to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for right-handed relief pitching prospect James Farris.