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Rockies, Ottavino agree to 3-year extension
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The Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino have agreed to a three-year, $10.4-million extension, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.

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Crawford's contract a reward for steady rise
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At a Wednesday news conference held at AT&T Park to trumpet Brandon Crawford’s new six-year contract, Giants executive vice president for baseball operations Brian Sabean said Crawford, 28, “exemplifies what we’re looking for in players.”

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Rockies reach one-year deal with Barnes
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Outfielder Brandon Barnes agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Rockies on Friday, leaving the club with five remaining arbitration-eligible players.

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Axford among four DFAed by Rockies
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Veteran reliever John Axford was designated for assignment by the Rockies on Friday amid a flurry of roster moves to set their 40-man roster prior to the Rule 5 Draft deadline.

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'Rock Talk' catches up with Rockies' Barnes
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One could say Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes wears his passion on his sleeves, thanks to an impressive array of tattoos — some self-applied — detailing the depth of his feelings for family, religion, peace, art and (of course) the wonder of baseball.

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Social space among Petco Park upgrades
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Surf’s up at Petco Park, as the Padres announced Monday their plan for a social space in right-center field for 2016 that will accommodate 600 with a San Diego beach lifestyle theme. A two-level social space, with Sun Diego Boardshops as a presenting partner, will be ready for the start of the regular season.

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Padres' uniforms salute past, future, Navy
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For the past two days, I’ve been watching what fans are saying about the Padres’ 2016 uniforms. The dialogue has been very interesting.

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Padres look to get Myers 'locked in' at first
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Without picking up a phone and without sending a single email, A.J. Preller, the general manager of the Padres, added a first baseman this past week. Preller essentially proclaimed Wil Myers — the team’s 2015 Opening Day starter in center field — as their first baseman moving forward.

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Despite rivalry, Giants happy for Roberts in LA
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With Dave Roberts becoming the Los Angeles Dodgers’ manager, Giants past and present have renewed reason to respect their archrivals.

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Giants prospects cogs on Fall League title team
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Christian Arroyo and Mac Williamson became more than just a lethal three-four punch in a lineup during their time in the AFL.

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Giants add eight pitchers to 40-man roster
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Focusing exclusively on pitchers, the Giants purchased the contracts of five right-handers and three left-handers from Minor League affiliates to fill their 40-man roster Friday.

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Charitable Crawford shows range off the field
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In this season of giving gratitude, Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is thankful for his health and his family’s. Because he’s acutely aware and sympathetic to those who aren’t as fortunate.

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