Rockies Rumors & News

Rockies Forum Top 3

  1. Offseason thread
  • Rockies sign outfielder Roger Bernadina

    Hardball Talk "Ben Badler of Baseball America reports that the Rockies have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with outfielder Roger Bernadina. Bernadina batted just .167 with a .561 OPS in 80 plate appearances this past season between the Reds and Dodgers, and he owns a weak .661 OPS for his career." December 27

  • Rockies sign outfielder Roger Bernadina

    Hardball Talk "Ben Badler of Baseball America reports that the Rockies have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with outfielder Roger Bernadina. Bernadina batted just .167 with a .561 OPS in 80 plate appearances this past season between the Reds and Dodgers, and he owns a weak .661 OPS for his career. " December 25

  • Say hey, baseball: Troy Tulowitzki is the new Matt Kemp

    SB Nation "Your Christmas Eve baseball includes a passing of the torch to Troy Tulowitzki, insight into the Matt Kemp trade, and your 2014 World Series champion Royals. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories,..." December 25

  • The average major league salary is up to $3.8 million

    Hardball Talk "The best things in life are free. But you can keep them for the birds and bees: Major League Baseball’s average salary shot up to more than $3.8-million (U.S.) this year following the steepest rise since 2001, putting big-leaguers on track to top the $4-million barrier for the first time in..." December 24

  • Big gap still exists in Mets' Tulowitzki talks -- and Yankees check in on SS

    CBSSports.com "The Mets maintain interest in Rockies star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but it's clear there's a major gap to bridge in negotiations between the teams, with differences in ideas of player compensation and financial considerations, as well. Meantime, a couple other teams -- including the rival..." December 22

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 21

  • Mets-Tulo? '5 percent' chance ... at best

    ESPN New York "The Mets and Rockies have engaged in some talks this offseason regarding Troy Tulowitzki, but a well-placed source told ESPNNewYork.com the chances of something ever materializing are 5 percent at best. No talks are believed to have been overly recent. And an insider said the Mets fans..." December 19

  • Rockies targeting veteran righties for rotation

    MLB.com "The Rockies' exploration for veteran pitching has them kicking the tires on several free agents. Righties Kevin Correia, Aaron Harang, Josh Johnson and Kyle Kendrick are believed to be four of many available free agents with whom the Rockies have made initial contact and are monitoring this..." December 18

  • 9d
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    #Rockies are looking at FA Kyle Kendrick as a back-of-rotation guy. Pretty durable and has 46% career GB rate. #phillies

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

  • Rockies sign Daniel Descalso to 2-year, $3.6M deal

    Purple Row "The Rockies announced they have made a signing on Tuesday! Welcome to the team, former Cardinals middle-infielder Daniel Descalso. Several teams were involved in trying to land Descalso, but the Rockies came out on top with a two-year deal that guarantees $3.6 million, according to Chris Cotllo of..." December 16

  • 15d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins just said on “Hot Stove” that this will be his last season.

  • 17d
    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    #Rockies Jeff Bridich says club has talked specific players with #Mets for Dillon Gee, nothing imminent. Rex Brothers not discussed.

  • Marlins Interested In Morse, Morneau

    MLB Trade Rumors "As the Marlins continue to look for upgrades at first base, the team is considering free agent Michael Morse and trade target Justin Morneau of the Rockies, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports on Twitter. Miami is looking for a left-handed bat, but Pedro Alvarez of the Pirates does not seem like a..." December 11

  • The Angels acquire Josh Rutledge from the Rockies for Jairo Diaz

    Hardball Talk "Less than an hour ago we learned that the Angels had traded Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers. So, who plays second base for the Angels? Well, here’s a possibility. Rutledge turns 26 in April. While he has shown some flashes in short bursts — and while he really rocketed through the Rockies system..." December 11

  • Angels have interest in Rockies infielder Josh Rutledge

    Hardball Talk "According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, the Angels have interest in acquiring Rockies infielder Josh Rutledge. Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post confirms the report and adds that the Rockies are likely looking for pitching in return. Rutledge turns 25 in April and batted..." December 10

  • Rangers talking with the Rockies about Wilin Rosario

    Hardball Talk "According to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post, the Rangers continue to talk to the Rockies about a trade for Wilin Rosario. We heard last week that the Rockies were “trying to move” Rosario, who is a poor defensive catcher and slipped to a .739 OPS (93 OPS+) this past season. However, he..." December 10

  • Rockies 'definitely' in on Gee

    ESPN New York "The Colorado Rockies "definitely have interest" in acquiring Dillon Gee, a source told ESPNNewYork.com. Sandy Alderson has expressed confidence the Mets can trade a starting pitcher in the near future" December 10

  • Rockies manager Walt Weiss isn't giving up hope

    Denver Post "Walt Weiss' optimism and belief have an expiration date. While the Rockies' manager continues to say that his club — when healthy — has the talent to compete in the National League West, he has added an addendum. "We are at a point where we've got to turn it around," Weiss said Tuesday at..." December 10

  • MLB sees record $9 billion in revenues for 2014

    Forbes.com "With 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx. $9 billion in gross revenues for the 2014 calendar year, a new record. Adjustments are still be calculated that could push the league slightly over..." December 10

  • Rockies GM Bridich listening, but how available is Troy Tulowitzki?

    CBSSports.com "New Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich said he will continue to listen to trade inquiries regarding superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki at the Winter Meetings here. However, it's been six weeks of listening, and Bridich conceded nothing "serious" has developed. And there's ample reason to..." December 07

  • 25d
    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    St. Louis Cardinals sign free agent RHP Matt Belisle to a one-year contract. Belisle, an 11-year veteran, pitched w/Colorado from 2009-14.

  • 25d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Rockies trying to move Rosario. Poor defensive catcher, better fit for AL. Rox thought about playing him in RF last season.

  • Rockies reportedly unwilling to trade Troy Tulowitzki

    Purple Row "It would be foolish to say that the Tulo-to-New York talk is officially dead, but it appears we've just about reached that point. The Yankees have "no interest whatsoever" in acquiring Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and the $114 million owed to him, according to Andy Martino of the New York..." November 25

  • Dodgers acquire Juan Nicasio from Rockies for PTBNL or cash

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers continued its early offseason of attempting incremental upgrades to the fringes of the roster, on Monday acquiring pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Rockies for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Nicasio was designated for assignment by Colorado on Thursday. The team's..." November 24

  • 35d
    Matt Eddy @MattEddyBA

    #Rockies import minor league arms: RHPs Brett Marshall, Justin Miller & Jose Ortega, LHPs Aaron Laffey & John Lannan http://t.co/muFThKPgiq

  • 36d
    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    Not saying it will happen, but #Rockies are still interested in signing Brett Anderson to a more team-friendly deal. #Royals, #Astros, too

  • Trades for Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez slowed by injuries, money

    Denver Post "While the Rockies are listening to offers, it's not a foregone conclusion that they will trade Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez. Dealing either player is problematic due not only to their contracts but their history of injuries. That puts new general manager Jeff Bridich in a difficult spot..." November 19

  • Joe Torre: Skippers no longer can use stall tactics for MLB replays

    New York Post "Rest in peace, Awkward Manager Ambling From The Dugout to the Field So a Team Can Decide Whether To Challenge a Call. You won’t be missed. Phase Two of Major League Baseball’s extended instant-replay rollout hasn’t yet been finalized, MLB executive vice president of baseball operations Joe..." November 13

  • Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki's rehab is progressing well, GM Jeff Bridich says

    Denver Post "While new Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich continues to answer trade questions about Troy Tulowitzki during the GM meetings, Tulo continues to quietly go about his business of rehabbing his surgically repaired hip. "That's what I'm concentrating on," he said last week. "I can't do anything..." November 12

  • 47d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Mets aren't done. They've talked with the Rockies about Troy Tulowitzki, sources tell Y! Sports. Fear they can't afford, but talking still.

  • Tulo a tough trade; preferred Yanks and Dodgers not easy partners

    CBSSports.com "A trade of Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki won't be easy to pull off for the most obvious of reasons. The timing isn't good, with Tulowitzki, one of the best players in baseball, coming off season-ending hip surgery. It may be hard to come to an agreement on player compensation..." November 09

  • Rockies willing to listen to offers for Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki

    Fox Sports "For the first time, the Colorado Rockies sound willing to trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and/or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. The Rockies are telling clubs they are keeping their “eyes and ears open” for potential deals involving both players, according to major-league sources. The mere..." November 06

  • MLB Gold Glove awards 2014

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball's Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners for 2014 were announced Tuesday night. Voting was done by MLB managers and coaches before the end of the regular season. Three American League squad was dominated by the Royals and Orioles, who met in the ALCS. Kansas City placed Alex..." November 05

  • Look for Rockies to trade Carlos Gonzalez

    ESPN.com "Most of the $15.3 million qualifying offers extended to free agents made sense and weren't surprising -- Max Scherzer, James Shields, Nelson Cruz, Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez, Francisco Liriano, Russell Martin, David Robertson, Ervin Santana, Melky Cabrera, Victor Martinez. That's the list I..." November 04

  • Michael Cuddyer likely just disappeared from Mets’ radar

    New York Post "One potential free-agent option for the Mets all but disappeared Monday, when Michael Cuddyer received a qualifying offer from the Rockies. The move caught Mets officials, and much of MLB, by surprise. By extending the one-year offer worth $15.3 million, the Rockies would be required to receive..." November 04

  • Rockies Extend Qualifying Offer To Michael Cuddyer

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rockies announced that they have extended a one-year, $15.3MM qualifying offer to Michael Cuddyer. Needless to say, this move comes as a bit of a surprise. The 35-year-old Cuddyer will turn 36 next March and played in just 49 games this season. While his production over the past two seasons..." November 04

  • Rockies would like to bring back Brett Anderson

    Hardball Talk "Though the Rockies declined their $12 million club option on Brett Anderson Saturday afternoon, the club would still like to bring the lefty back, MLB.com’s Thomas Harding reports. They’ll pay him a $1.5 million buyout as Anderson is now a free agent. In the scant time Anderson was able to take..." November 02

  • 56d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Rockies decline club option on LHP Brett Anderson. He will be a free agent, and one with a very strong market.

  • Michael Cuddyer is a perfect free agent fit for NY Mets, who like him

    New York Daily News "The Mets are highly reluctant to trade any of their young pitchers this winter, despite an urgent need to upgrade the offense. It’s not impossible to imagine Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom and to some extent Rafael Montero playing for different teams next year, but it’s close. So..." October 24

  • 65d
    Colorado Rockies @Rockies

    Pitching coaches Jim Wright & Bo McLaughlin will not return in 2015. #Rockies will conduct a search to replace both positions

  • MLB will try to implement a policy on domestic violence

    Los Angeles Times "On the day after the NHL suspended Kings defenseman Slaya Voynov after his arrest for alleged domestic violence, the incoming commissioner of Major League Baseball said his league hopes to have a policy in place to cover such incidents next year. Rob Manfred, who replaces the retiring Bud Selig..." October 23

  • MLB To Test Pace-Of-Game Initiatives In AFL

    Baseball America "Major League Baseball on Wednesday said it would begin testing some ideas aimed at quickening the pace of game at the Arizona Fall League. AFL games begin Oct. 7 and run through the championship game on Nov. 15. Among the experimental rules are: • Batter’s Box Rule: The batter shall keep..." October 01

  • Dodgers finish regular season with a 10-5 clobbering of Rockies

    Los Angeles Times "AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run home run in the third inning to finish the season with 116 runs batted in, the most in the major leagues. Gonzalez finished five RBIs ahead of Mike Trout of the Angels. "It's definitely something cool to be able to say you accomplished one year,"..." September 29

  • LaTroy Hawkins pitched in his 1000th career game. Gets a nice bottle of Dom for it.

    Hardball Talk "I never, ever want LaTroy Hawkins to stop pitching. In no small part because he’s one of the few guys in Major League Baseball who is older than me. But also because he’s just really great. There is literally nothing not to like about the guy. He was a failed starter who, in the 90s, you might..." September 29

  • Adrian Gonzalez hits 26th homer in Los Angeles Dodgers’ 12-inning victory against Rockies

    L.A. Daily News "Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez leaned back on his chair at his locker Saturday ahead of his team’s game against the Colorado Rockies. He had just finished talking boxing — which he loves — with a reporter. He was relaxed. When it comes to baseball, he can’t allow himself to chill out too..." September 28

  • 90d
    Nick Groke @nickgroke

    Justin Morneau not in lineup for #Rockies finale. If my math is right, he has NL batting title locked vs Harrison: https://t.co/uC9PnpN6gw

  • 91d
    Rockies PR @RockiesPR

    #Rockies 2B DJ LeMahieu left tonight's game with a left knee sprain. He is day-to-day.

  • Don Mattingly thinking Justin Turner, playoff roster before Dodgers defeat Rockies

    L.A. Daily News "The Dodgers’ Don Mattingly, like every other manager about to lead his team into the postseason, has decisions to make before the playoffs begin — as well as during them. Mattingly needs to select his playoff roster. One of those decisions will center on how many pitchers he will carry — 11 or..." September 27

  • 92d
    Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp

    #Rockies @MCoreyDickerson will miss the Rox final 3 games. He's gone home to Mississippi to be w/ his wife for birth birth of 1st child.

Rockies Forum Top 5

  1. Offseason thread
    Last post: ruckus16969