Colorado Rockies

Rockies receive reliever McGee in four-player swap
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New Rockies left-handed relief pitcher Jake McGee, acquired Thursday from the Rays in a four-player trade that sent outfielder Corey Dickerson to Tampa Bay, has no concerns pitching at altitude.

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CarGo at first base? Rox could try it this spring
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Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez might want to pack a first baseman’s mitt for Spring Training, just in case. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said nothing extreme is happening. The club isn’t planning to move Gonzalez from the outfield, where he has won three Rawlings Gold Glove Awards and appeared in two All-Star Games. But the […]

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Rockies reportedly getting McGee for Dickerson
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The Rays are on the verge of acquiring outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Rockies in exchange for multiple pitchers, FoxSports.com reported Thursday afternoon.

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Return of Chatwood, Lyles could spur Rockies
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Tyler Chatwood, 26, and Jordan Lyles, 25, could be keys in Colorado’s plan for improving its starting pitching. The right-handers are both coming off major injuries and the Rockies may rely on them to stabilize a struggling rotation.

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Dickerson trying not to think about rumors
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Rockies left fielder Corey Dickerson’s offseason consists of a packed schedule. Mornings are spent in the weight room with his trainer. The afternoons are fun. He rejoins his old college baseball team, Meridian (Miss.) Community College, doing full hitting and fielding drills in preparation for the Rockies’ season — as far as he knows.

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Rockies draw record number of fantasy campers
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More baseball dreamers than ever — 104 — will descend on Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Ariz., starting Wednesday, and will work and play for five days and four nights. Part of the draw is the presence of the Rockies’ greatest player, Todd Helton, as a coach.

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Blackmon reaches one-year deal with Rockies
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The Rockies and center fielder Charlie Blackmon agreed on a one-year, $3.5 million contract to avoid arbitration Monday.

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Arenado assumes mantle as face of franchise
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Familiar and new faces flashed before Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado on Saturday at Rockies Fest. All greeted him with more enthusiasm than in years prior. Such is the case when folks see a player as the new face of the franchise.

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Rockies GM downplays Gallardo talks
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Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich on Saturday called reports of the team’s pursuit of right-handed pitcher Yovani Gallardo “fairly overblown,” and while he acknowledged talks, Bridich stopped short of saying the sides are negotiating.

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Pain-free De La Rosa in unfamiliar situation
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Forgive Colorado ace Jorge De La Rosa for not feeling like himself when he arrived in town for Rockies Fest. It takes some time for the winningest pitcher in club history to get used to being healthy.

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Rockies one of 3 teams bidding for Gallardo
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Free-agent right-hander Yovani Gallardo is negotiating with the Rockies, Orioles and Astros, representative Bobby Witt said Friday.

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Rockies announce Minor League coaching staffs
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The Rockies announced several changes at the Rookie and Class A levels while announcing staff appointments for 2016 on Thursday.

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