Colorado Rockies

Source: Rox eye free-agent slugger Santana
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The Rockies are taking a hard look at switch-hitting free-agent first baseman Carlos Santana as a run-producing corner bat, a source has told MLB.com. The club has not confirmed the pursuit of Santana.

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Bridich investigating late-inning options for Rox
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Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich acknowledged that the has had conversations with the Rays about closer Alex Colome — as was the hot rumor on Monday’s first day of the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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Black hopes for offensive consistency in 2017
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Manager Bud Black is looking for the Rockies to build on the 2017 season, when they made their first postseason trip in nine years.

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Rockies put experiences up for special auction
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Rockies fans have the opportunity to bid on two unique experiences — one during Spring Training at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Ariz., the other a VIP treatment during the regular season at Coors Field — to benefit the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Shop smart: Bridich seeks bang for buck at WM
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Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich arrived at the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Sunday with money to spend to improve the 2018 Rockies. But he is already showing that he’s just as inclined to buy smart.

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Rockies reunite with Iannetta on 2-year deal
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The Rockies reunited with free-agent catcher Chris Iannetta on a two-year deal on Friday.

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Rox big splash didn't pay off in '01 Meetings
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Mike Hampton lasted just two seasons with the Rockies before going to the Braves in a three-team trade. It was clear that trying to “win” the offseason with big-money pitching — with the effects of Coors Field on starting pitching an X-factor that’s still being examined — was a losing strategy.

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Minus Chatwood, Rox go with young rotation
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The Rockies are likely to stick with a young rotation, even though they officially waved goodbye to their most experienced 2017 starting pitcher when righty Tyler Chatwood signed with the Cubs on Thursday.

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Bettis earns prestigious Conigliaro Award
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Rockies right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis’ inspiring return from a battle with testicular cancer has earned him the 2017 Tony Conigliaro Award.

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Rox aim for calm, calculated Winter Meetings
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In some ways, the Rockies will enter next week’s Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in the same spot as last year — believing they could contend. The difference this time is they have a postseason appearance in the rear-view mirror.

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Rockies' offseason centered on 'pen, catcher
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The Rockies got some of their best production out their bullpen and at the catcher position in 2017, and those two areas have become the focus for general manager Jeff Bridich this offseason.

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Rockies' fans select all-time 25-man roster
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Rockies icon Todd Helton was the first name that came to mind — but current third baseman Nolan Arenado was not far behind — when fans were asked to celebrate the team’s 25th anniversary by picking an all-time 25-man roster.

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