Colorado Rockies

Almonte, Farris chosen for AFL Fall Stars Game
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Two Rockies right-handed pitching prospects who could be factors in 2018, No. 10 prospect Yency Almonte and No. 21 prospect James Farris, have been chosen to the East squad for Saturday night’s Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (6 p.m. MT, MLB Network).

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Story still left to be Gold: SS hoping for GG
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Rockies shortstop Trevor Story received and appreciated increased respect for his defense during the season. But being left off the finalist list for the National League Rawlings Gold Glove Award has him seeking more.

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Rockies trio among Gold Glove finalists
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Another year, another National League Gold Glove Award nomination for Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado — who is going for his fifth in as many seasons. This year, he is joined by DJ LeMahieu at second base and left fielder Gerardo Parra, who also were announced as finalists Thursday.

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Inbox: What is offseason strategy for Rockies?
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The going theme of questions in this Rockies Inbox: Are there tweaks that could make a young team that performed above expectations just a little better? Read on to see what’s on fans’ minds.

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Holland named Sporting News' comeback player
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By a decisive vote of his league peers, Rockies closer Greg Holland was named Tuesday as winner of Sporting News’ 2017 Comeback Player of the Year Award.

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Black shares background with Callaway
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While it’s nice to have another former pitcher in the fraternity of Major League managers, Rockies manager Buddy Black said new Mets manager Mickey Callaway has special attributes that have nothing to do with his position as a player.

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Blackmon to join ESPN for World Series
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ESPN viewers nationwide will be treated on Tuesday and Wednesday to a sample of the wit and personality that has made Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon one of the most popular sports figures in Denver.

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#AwardWorthy: Vote for Arenado
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Nolan Arenado is among the candidates for this year’s National League Most Valuable Player Award, and for good reason. The third baseman does it all for Colorado as a major offensive producer — he drove in 130 RBIs in 2017 — and one of the game’s most elite defenders.

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Rox prepare prospects for Coors' challenges
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Rockies player development director Zach Wilson was greeted by the forceful winds at the organization’s new California League affiliate in Lancaster. But as he considered what the conditions could do to — and for — the pitchers, he stopped to consider that the winds can blow both ways for young hitters, too.

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Jemiola moves to 2-0 with 0.00 ERA in AFL
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Zach Jemiola had a regular season to forget, getting strafed for a 6.83 ERA in Triple-A and losing seven weeks to a strained oblique. So far, the Rockies right-hander is having an Arizona Fall League to remember.

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Rockies' Arizona Fall League overview
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William Boor checks in on the Rockies’ Arizona Fall League contingent, led by Yency Almonte.

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Free agent Lucroy, Rockies make good fit
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Catcher Jonathan Lucroy didn’t hesitate to express his appreciation for the Rockies acquiring him in a trade with the Rangers just before the non-waiver Trade Deadline. The Rockies expressed exactly the same about him. Now, will the Rockies find a way to make this mutually beneficial relationship last longer?

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