Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag: Ian Desmond

Bullpen, offense solid in Rockies’ spring training opener

Baseball is back. Sort of. The Colorado Rockies began spring training on a high note Saturday by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 at Salt River Fields.

A new season, another new position for Ian Desmond

Desmond, not a first baseman by trade, is naturally a shortstop. Last year he played left field and center field for the Texas Rangers, hitting .285.

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.

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.

Thanks to Jeff Bridich, the Rockies are finally in position to...

The three-year reconfiguration of the Rockies is far from over, but one thing remains certain: Jeff Bridich has put this team a position to win now.

The Colorado Rockies should try to find a way to sign...

Trumbo is now willing to accept a three-year deal worth between $40-50 million. If I'm running the Rockies, I jump at that deal.

Amidst trade rumors, Rockies actually looking to extend Carlos Gonzalez

When the Colorado Rockies signed Ian Desmond, many people speculated they would then try to trade Carlos Gonzalez.  Instead, it now appears they are...

Ian Desmond is ready to be a part of something special...

Ian Desmond isn't worried about changing positions. He's worried about accomplishing something special with the Colorado Rockies

WATCH: Rockies introduce Ian Desmond

The Colorado Rockies officially announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms on a five-year contract with free agent infielder/outfielder Ian Desmond.

Are the Rockies done searching for a first baseman?

The Rockies signed Ian Desmond to a five-year, $70 million contract and the plan is for him to fill the hole at first base. Will the team stick to that?