Celebrating their 25th Anniversary Season in 2018, the Colorado Rockies are well underway this offseason with several significant Coors Field improvement projects, all of which were voted on and approved Sept. 20, 2017, by the Denver Metropolitan Major League Baseball Stadium District and funded by the Club pursuant to its new 30-year lease agreement. Highlighting […]
A year after seeing four of their rookie starters wear down toward the end of the season, the Rockies want their young hurlers to pace themselves for 2018.
There is crying in baseball, especially when it’s something bigger than home runs and strikeouts. So Josh Rosenthal, the Rockies’ supervisor of cultural development, wasn’t afraid to let some tears flow on Friday when he entered Instituto Tecnico Superior Comunitario in the Dominican Republic.
The Rockies’ roster appears to be calling for one more corner bat, and indications are the club is looking to re-sign either first baseman Mark Reynolds or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, or sign right-handed-hitting free agent Todd Frazier.
The Rockies’ No. 1 prospect, Brendan Rodgers, was one of 17 players to receive non-roster invites to Colorado’s big league Spring Training.
Rockies middle-infield prospect Brendan Rodgers returns to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list in the No. 15 spot — the same one he held last year. But make no mistake, Rodgers has moved forward. Rodgers, who is joined on the 2018 list by Rockies first-base prospect Ryan McMahon (No. 41) and right-handed pitcher Riley Pint […]
Charlie Blackmon set Major League records from the leadoff position last season and provides power and run production like no other hitter in that spot. But when asked by reporters Thursday, Blackmon said he would be willing to move if it would make the Rockies’ lineup better.
Former Rockies star Larry Walker earned his highest total in Hall of Fame voting, receiving 34.1 percent of the votes, as announced Wednesday night on MLB Network.
Brendan Rodgers, 21, figures to be a big part of what the Rockies believe is a bright future. So the club wants to give him every experience possible before he sees the Majors.
Colton Welker enters 2018 as the No. 8 third base prospect in baseball. And he can look up to Rockies star Nolan Arenado, considered by many the best third baseman in today’s game.
Speedy Garrett Hampson fits the Rockies’ plan of accumulating do-almost-anything players. After leading the Class A Advanced California League in triples with 12, finished second in batting at .326 and steals with 51, and third in on-base percentage at .387, Hampson will enter 2018 as MLB’s seventh-rated prospect at second base, according to MLB Pipeline.
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado skipped the team plane last fall and spent several depressive days in Phoenix after the Rockies’ 11-8 loss in the 2017 National League Wild Card Game, filling his time with diversions, while longing for a baseball game that was not to come.