Colorado Rockies

Blackmon looks to keep improving in 2018
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Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon’s 2017 to-do list was hard to read. Health, consistency, power … slash, slash, slash.

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Holmes, wife help feed needy neighbors
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Rockies bullpen coach Darren Holmes’ cherished offseason duty, providing food for the needy in Asheville, N.C., once meant loading food into one such family’s car. And not just any car.

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McMahon gives Rox intriguing first-base option
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Rockies prospect Ryan McMahon knows that what happens during the Hot Stove days of the offseason will at some point have direct bearing on 2018, which is when he’s expected to receive his best chance yet to establish himself in a Major League lineup.

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Rox reach agreement with utility man O'Malley
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The Rockies have reached an agreement with utility man Shawn O’Malley on a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, player development director Zach Wilson said Wednesday.

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Rox still expect to rely on Wolters, Murphy
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Although the Rockies signed veteran catcher Chris Iannetta earlier this month, there still is room for Tony Wolters and Tom Murphy.

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Shaw in, McGee back as part of Rox 'pen plan
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Newly signed righty Bryan Shaw, re-signed lefty Jake McGee and Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich spent a warm winter’s afternoon at Coors Field dreaming of an almost-loaded bullpen.

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Rox pluck hometown lefty in Triple-A Rule 5
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After being selected by the Rockies in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, lefty Mitch Horacek just might have a chance to come home.

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Rox address major need at Winter Meetings
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The Rockies’ top two offseason priorities have been addressed. They signed catcher Chris Iannetta last week, and general manager Jeff Bridich will return Thursday from the MLB Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., with agreements with righty setup man Bryan Shaw and lefty setup man Jake McGee.

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Time running out to bid on Rockies experiences
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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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Rockies don't plan on dealing young starters
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Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich has been open to making trades this week at the Winter Meetings, but he hasn’t budged when teams have asked for a strong group of young starting pitchers.

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Rockies reportedly agree to deal with McGee
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The Rockies and reliever Jake McGee have agreed on a contract that will bring the left-hander back to Colorado, according to the New York Post. MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal was the first to report a deal was close.

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Rox, Holland in discussions on potential deal
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The Rockies and Greg Holland — who earned 41 saves as the club reached the postseason in 2017 — could be moving toward a new agreement.

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