Taking Friday’s first Cactus League game as a call to put up, Rockies righty reliever Adam Ottavino threw a spotless fifth inning with a strikeout to begin his quest to erase a poor 2017.
Nolan Arenado insisted on making the 45-minute drive across the Valley of the Sun. His homer off Reds lefty Cody Reed in the Rockies’ 11-4 victory Saturday afternoon was the payoff.
Shohei Ohtani covered the headlines on Saturday, but the No. 1 overall prospect wasn’t the only one to impress on the second full day of Spring Training.
Rockies prospect Brendan Rodgers was among top prospect performers on the first full day of Spring Training games.
The Rockies’ Raimel Tapia unveiled his Charlie Blackmon imitation Friday afternoon.
The Rockies helped popularize shifting the infield based on batter tendencies. But last May 5 with a runner at first and one out in the ninth, and David Peralta batting, shortstop Trevor Story didn’t move to the second-base side.
Even names that aren’t front and center could find their way onto the Rockies’ regular-season roster at the beginning with strong springs and breaks their way. There are more where these come from, but here are a few intriguing outside candidates.
Rockies prospect Colton Welker could not have anticipated the shock he would feel when his alma mater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was thrust into the national spotlight as the site of a tragic mass shooting last week.
The long wait for the Cactus League opener is about to end. After just four days of full-squad workouts, the Rockies host the Diamondbacks on Friday at 1:10 p.m. MST to get Spring Training exhibition play underway.
Whatever it takes — power, finesse, strategy, even friendly reminders of forgotten sequences — the Rockies want their pitchers going deep in games. True, a battery of stats exist that say the third time through an order is trouble — a .272 MLB average last season. But unlike some teams that seem to automatically be […]
Rockies players have just four practice days between Monday’s first full-squad opener and Friday’s Cactus League opener against the D-backs at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Where once upon a time players spent the first few live batting-practice sessions tracking pitches — staying away from the inside pitch on the hands and thinking about […]
Rookie outfielder Noel Cuevas — whose family and native Puerto Rico were ravaged by Hurricane Maria in September — is bringing awareness to a dire situation at a time when he’s trying to make the Rockies’ Opening Day roster.