ROCKIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rockies option Castro, select contract of Flande

The Rockies optioned right-handed reliever Miguel Castro to Triple-A Albuquerque and selected the contract of lefty Yohan Flande in a move designed to add reinforcements to a tired bullpen and help the struggling Castro regain consistency.
Via mlb.com
41 minutes ago

Colorado Rockies: Three Things to Know about Friday’s Loss

The Colorado Rockies dropped a heartbreaker to the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 on Friday night. In a back-and-forth, seesaw affair, the Rockies were once again tripped up by the visitors from the desert. Here are three things you should know about the game… Tyler Anderson continues to compete at a high level For the third consecutive […] Colorado Rockies: Three Things to Know about...
Via Roxpile
2 hours ago

Multiple reports claim slugger Reyes eyeing up a return to the Mets

Jose Reyes is set to return to the place where he started his Major League career. According to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, the New York Mets are set to sign Reyes once he officially becomes a free agent on Saturday. Reyes’s role is yet to be defined. The Mets have an everyday shortstop in Asdrubal Cabrera, but they have a void at third base with David Wright injured, and they may even...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Estevez, Rockies Continue to Struggle Against Arizona

According to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland, never to be seen again on the Emerald Isle. The Colorado Rockies and Carlos Estevez would be smart to find someone who could pull the same magic with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks once again brought misery to LoDo last night, rallying in the ninth […] Carlos Estevez, Rockies Continue to Struggle Against...
Via Roxpile
4 hours ago

Rockies fall in the ninth (again) after another resilient comeback

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit This 10-9 slugfest which turned into the longest nine-inning game in National League history* will give a journalist enough copy, that will...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

Rockies pitching prospect Jeff Hoffman has little else to prove in the minors

Rockies prospect and farm report for games from June 24, 2016. Jeff Hoffman is ready. Last night, Hoffman pitched six innings for the Isotopes. He gave up two runs on seven hits, but he also struck out nine batters and didn’t walk anyone. The focus should be only the final two figures more than the first ones, because they are a greater indication of how well he’s pitching...
Via Purple Row
6 hours ago

Colorado Rockies suffer 3rd straight 9th-inning heartbreak

Rox struggle to make the most of chances | MLB.comThe Rockies suffered their third consecutive heartbreaker in last night’s 10-9 loss to the Diamondback, this one the longest and most painful of all. After a solid outing for rookie Tyler Anderson, in which Arizona managed just two runs on 5 2/3 innings, the Rockies bullpen allowed eight runs to score in the final two innings to...
Via Purple Row
6 hours ago

McGee getting closer to rehab assignment

Rockies reliever Jake McGee threw a full-tilt, 20-pitch bullpen session on Friday, and if his next session, scheduled for Sunday, goes well, he intends to begin a Minor League rehab assignment.
Via mlb.com
20 hours ago

Eddie Butler has the goods, not the consistency

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit When it comes to bread and butter, you and I might think about toast. But for Eddie Butler, his bread and butter consists of a steady diet of...
Via Mile High Sports
23 hours ago

Estrellas Latinos Del Futuro: Raimel Tapia-Los Rockies

Ramiel Tapia (Fotos por Gabe Rodriguez/LOD) Raimel Tapia Lugar de nacimiento: San Pedro de Macorís, República Dominicana Fecha de nacimiento: 4 de febrero de 1994 Posición: Jardinero Organización: Rockies de Colorado Equipo: Hartford Yard Goats Categoría:  Doble A Ramiel Tapia es oriundo de la provincia de San Pedro de Macorís, al sureste de la Republica Dominicana. El jardinero...
Via Legends On Deck
1 day ago

BSN Denver Media Podcast: From broadcaster to novelist, Jack Corrigan talks about his Rockies history

  Jack Corrigan may be as woven into the fabric of The Colorado Rockies as anyone not named Todd Helton. In addition to calling games at 20th & Blake for a decade and a half, and before that calling games in his hometown of Cleveland, Jack is an accomplished author. He is currently working on his third novel. Like so many great play-by-play men, Jack can tell a great story...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Eddie Butler to seek out advice from Rusin, Bergman, etc

  DENVER — I was busy making excuses and Eddie Butler was busy looking for solutions. No matter the nature of the “put up or shut up” mentality that often accompanies professional sports, we often forget that to make it to this level, these guys often have to develop some kind of routine. Every athlete I’ve ever met has described themselves as “a creature of habit” when...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Arenado eager to taste Rockies' home cooking

The Rockies' history of dominating at home is simply that as far as Nolan Arenado is concerned. He'd like to experience it. "It's got to be a good feeling, but I don't know it," Arenado said. "You've got to ask teams like the Giants. They take care of business at home most of the time. But we're playing good ball, and if we can play the way we did in the last homestand, it would be really nice."
Via mlb.com
1 day ago

Mets fans petition against team signing Jose Reyes

With the Colorado Rockies set to release Jose Reyes on Saturday, many predict the shortstop will land with his former team, the New York Mets. However, this prospect is upsetting to many Mets fans because in addition to no longer being a very good baseball player, Reyes is an alleged domestic abuser. Reyes was charged with domestic abuse in October following an altercation with...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies ups and downs with Thomas Harding of MLB.com

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado Rockies have returned home after a road trip where they went 2-4, but Thomas Harding of MLB.com believes the Rockies show signs...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Blackmon hits 2 HRs, Arenado drives in 3, Rockies beat Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) Charlie Blackmon led off the game with a home run and later connected for another solo drive, Nolan Arenado hit his major league-leading 21st homer and the Colorado Rockies again roughed up the New York Yankees, 8-4 on Tuesday night. A week after totaling 19 runs and 28 hits while sweeping a two-game series from New York at Coors Field, the Rockies came out swinging...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reynolds hits 2 homers, Rockies win 5-3 in slugfest

MIAMI (AP) Mark Reynolds hit two home runs to help power the Colorado Rockies to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins in a record-setting home run contest Monday night. Trevor Story, Nick Hundley, and Charlie Blackmon also homered for the Rockies, who salvaged the final game of a four-game series with Miami. Marcell Ozuna hit two home runs and Giancarlo Stanton had one for the...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Little boy adorably gives baseball to young girl at Marlins game (video)

A little boy generously and selflessly made a fellow young fan’s day during Sunday’s tilt between the Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park by giving a baseball to a little girl seated by him. The backstory that played into what inspired the youngster’s generosity is unclear from the video — although it appears the boy’s day played some role — but what...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez breaks chain making diving catch (Video)

During Sunday’s game between the Marlins and Rockies, Carlos Gonazalez made a play that might earn him a spot on a few highlight reels. However, his all out effort cost him a piece of jewelry. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Gonzalez charged in and laid out to make a diving catch, robbing Miami catcher Jeff Mathis of a would-be base hit. When Gonzalez came up to bat in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Trying to find their offense; potential trade talks

After dropping three straight to the Miami Marlins this weekend, the Colorado Rockies have some contemplating to do. After Colorado went 6-1 in their previous seven games, they drop three straight to the surging Marlins. The Rockies have three more games on the road until they head home for seven straight games but need to pick up two of the next three to salvage a potentially horrible...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Who should be the new closer?

The closer position for the Colorado Rockies has been somewhat of a revolving door ever since Huston Street left Denver. Rafael Betancourt, Rex Brothers, John Axford, LaTroy Hawkins, and Adam Ottavino have come and gone, but they have been unable to lock up the closer spot. So the Rockies traded question mark outfielder Corey Dickerson to Tampa Bay for reliever Jake McGee. Had it...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies rock all-white outfits, resemble Backstreet Boys

The Colorado Rockies decided to go with a themed team dress code — not an uncommon practice among MLB teams — for a flight to Florida and a four-game tilt with the Miami Marlins. And the chosen look even prompted the Rockies Twitter account to point out the players resembled members of one of the most popular boy bands of all-time. As the Rockies — fresh off a two-game sweep...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies cut bait on Jose Reyes, designate him for assignment

The tumultuous Jose Reyes era in Denver is over. On Wednesday, the Colorado Rockies activated the veteran shortstop from the disabled list and immediately designated him for assignment. This will end his tenure with the team, which was marred by a domestic violence arrest over the offseason and a suspension to begin his 2016 season. The Rockies acquired Reyes from the Blue Jays...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes designated for assignment by Rockies after suspension ends

The Colorado Rockies want no part of Jose Reyes. The team announced Wednesday that Reyes, who had been serving a 51 game suspension for a domestic violence incident, had been activated and immediately designated for assignment. This means that the team will have ten days to either trade or release him. Sending him to the minors would also theoretically be an option, but Reyes has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerardo Parra collides with Trevor Story, carted off

Colorado Rockies fans held their breath when Trevor Story and Gerardo Parra collided in the third inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Yankees. It happened when Jacoby Ellsbury popped a ball up near shallow left field. Parra got under it, but Story was unsure if it was his responsibility, so he backed up to try to make a play on the ball. Parra got under the ball and prepared...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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