Friday, November 17, 2017

COLORADO ROCKIES

Third Silver Slugger puts Arenado in rare company, Blackmon wins second

Slugger Arenado, Blackmon's bats, are silver

High School, Hard Work and a Heavy Sinker: Remembering Roy Halladay

Longtime preps reporter Neil Devlin reflects on the life and career of Roy Halladay, one of the greatest athletes Colorado has produced.

Nolan Arenado makes MLB history with his fifth Gold Glove Award

It is Arenado's fifth award in as many seasons in Major League Baseball, making him the first infielder in MLB history to accomplish that feat.

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LISTEN: Tracy Ringolsby reflects on Roy Halladay’s life

Legendary baseball scribe Tracy Ringolsby reflects on Roy Halladay's life on and off the field.

Rockies’ DJ LeMahieu earns second career Gold Glove Award

LeMahieu joins teammate Nolan Arenado as a 2017 National League winner.

LISTEN: Brad Lidge shares memories of his time with the late Roy Halladay

Brad Lidge, who pitched against Roy Halladay while Lidge was at Cherry Creek High School and Halladay was at Arvada West, became Halladay's teammate when the two of them were both with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fatal plane crash claims Arvada West grad and 2-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay died Tuesday in a fatal plane crash, the Pasco County (Florida) Sheriff's Office reported.

Arenado, Blackmon both snubbed in NL MVP voting

Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt, Cincinnati's Joey Votto and Miami's Giancarlo Stanton were named the NL's three finalists in what amounted to an extraordinary and indefensible dismissal of the Rockies' organization, Coors Field, and most importantly, two of the league's most complete players in Arenado and Blackmon.

Bud Black named one of three finalists for 2017 NL Manager of the Year

Black led Colorado to an 87-75 record and a Wild Card berth in his first year managing Colorado.

The #RoadTo100 put the Rockies on a path much like the Astros

The Rockies and Astros combined for 205 losses in 2012. By 2017, both were in the playoffs and one was the World Series champion -- the other is closer than you think.

Rockies’ Arenado, LeMahieu, Parra named Gold Glove finalists

The Colorado Rockies' defense was outstanding in the 2017 season, finishing second in the National League with a .987 fielding percentage -- and three of their finest fielders have been rewarded for it.

Rockies must re-sign free agent backstop Lucroy

The bearded catcher batted .367 at Coors Field in 2017 and .320 overall in September and October.

Monfort touts team’s ‘secret sauce’ while announcing ‘modest’ 2018 price increase

The Rockies spent heavily, adding Ian Desmond, Mike Dunn and Greg Holland and trading for Jonathan Lucroy and Pat Neshek.