ROCKIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

BSN Rockies Take Over of The Shapiro Show: Trade Deadline and competitive baseball

  Radio 1190’s Shapiro Show, hosted by BSN Denver’s own Jake Shapiro, was guest co-hosted by BSN Rockies Editor Drew Creasman this week. The two Colorado Rockies reporters broke down the trade deadline once again and the possibly of the club’s hot stretch affecting what the club may do. The recent 11-4 record since coming out of the break made the two at least reevaluate some...
Via BSN Denver
1 hour ago

Brendan Rodgers continues impressive full-season debut

Rockies prospect and farm report for games from July 29, 2016. Brendan Rodgers had three hits, including a game-deciding three run home run in the tenth inning of yesterday's game. It was Rodgers's 14th home run of the season. He's now hitting .280/.345/.475 (.820 OPS) in his first year of full-season baseball. While we can't expect Rodgers to develop and progress according to a...
Via Purple Row
1 hour ago

Colorado Rockies Trade Deadline: Jeff Bridich is X-Factor

As the Colorado Rockies and the rest of Major League Baseball continue to count down to the trade deadline on Monday, MLB.com took an interesting look at all of the general managers in the league. With the Rockies quiet thus far as the weekend kicks into full gear, many folks are still wondering exactly what […] Colorado Rockies Trade Deadline: Jeff Bridich is X-Factor - Rox Pile...
Via Roxpile
3 hours ago

Colorado Rockies Trade Rumors: Jake McGee on the Move?

We are now less than 72 hours from the MLB non-waiver trade deadline. With the improved play of the Colorado Rockies (now 11-4 since the All-Star break), the chances of general manager Jeff Bridich pulling any major moves now seems to have dissipated. However, two Rockies relievers are still being rumored to perhaps be on the move […] Colorado Rockies Trade Rumors: Jake McGee...
Via Roxpile
9 hours ago

CarGo launches 448-foot rocket, drives in 4

Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez appreciated the art and the science that exuded from the stroke of his bat during Friday night's 6-1 victory over the Mets at Citi Field. Gonzalez gazed lovingly at his three-run ninth-inning homer off Antonio Bastardo that ended the competitive portion of the game.
Via mlb.com
10 hours ago

Oberg gets 3 outs on 3 pitches to escape jam

Right-handed reliever Scott Oberg extinguished the Mets' hopes in a hurry during Friday night's 6-1 Rockies victory at Citi Field. With the Rockies leading, 3-1, Oberg entered after Jake McGee had given up two singles to start the eighth inning. Three pitches later, the inning was over.
Via mlb.com
10 hours ago

Chatwood brings his road show to NY, beats Mets

Opposing ballparks have been a home away from home for Tyler Chatwood this season, and on Friday night at Citi Field that trend continued as the right-hander dominated the Mets to lead the Rockies to a 6-1 victory.
Via mlb.com
12 hours ago

Red hot Rockies take another one, beat Mets 6-1

  Fresh off of their best stretch of the season against some spectacular starting pitching as of late, the Colorado Rockies continued to play competitive baseball, and ground out another impressive victory against the young and talented lefty, Steven Matz beating the New York Mets 6-1. The Rockies bats got things started early on against Matz in the first inning. Charlie Blackmon...
Via BSN Denver
12 hours ago

DJ LeMahieu remains steady force in Rockies’ recent hot streak

NEW YORK — Nolan Arenado, Carlos Gonzalez, Trevor Story and David Dahl have been grabbing the headlines lately. Meanwhile, second baseman DJ LeMahieu keeps rolling quietly along. Entering Friday night’s game, he was hitting .325, fourth in the National League. Against the Mets this season, he’s hitting .429. His .862 OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging percentage) was ahead...
Via The Denver Post
14 hours ago

Rockies’ minor-league system having great success

Players in the Rockies’ farm system are on the move. The advancement of players at the top of the minor leagues to the parent Rockies is perhaps the strongest core that’s moved up in the team’s history. Shortstop Trevor Story has been an impact player all season this year and will be considered for rookie of the year in the National League. Tyler Anderson and Carlos Estevez...
Via The Denver Post
15 hours ago

Was the call-up of David Dahl the first of many moves for the Rockies?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In the last week or so the Colorado Rockies have launched themselves into the postseason conversation, called up one of their most-prized prospects...
Via Mile High Sports
17 hours ago

Rockies continue to hang in postseason conversation

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit If you were to tell me at the beginning of this baseball season that at the end of July the Colorado Rockies would be less than six games out...
Via Mile High Sports
18 hours ago

Colorado Rockies Trade Rumors: Boone Logan to Toronto?

As the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, it’s becoming more and more clear that the Colorado Rockies may not be big buyers or sellers. However, it’s still possible that a piece or two of the Colorado roster may move before the deadline hits in August 1. One of the names being bantered about the […] Colorado Rockies Trade Rumors: Boone Logan to Toronto? - Rox...
Via Roxpile
18 hours ago

Love and Hate: Grand Junction rookie ball edition

  The Colorado Rockies are playing some of their best baseball so far in 2016 and a lot of that is related to the legacy of the Grand Junction Rockies. After moving to GJ from Casper, Wyoming the rookie level team saw and helped develop an explosion of talent including Jon Gray, David Dahl, and Carlos Estevez, Clan Creasman has made attending these rookie level games a part of...
Via BSN Denver
22 hours ago

Bachelor Ben Higgins is coming to a Colorado Rockies game and you can too!

Do you have questions or comments for Connor? Email connorsmailbag@gmail.com for inclusion in next week's column. Welcome to Football Friday, a baseball column by Connor. Each week I will dive into the previous seven days of baseball news, shout my opinion into the void, discuss some things about the Colorado Rockies, and answer your emails. Some of them. Ben Higgins, the handsome...
Via Purple Row
23 hours ago

Colorado Rockies prospects: RHP German Marquez takes no-hitter into 8th for Hartford

The 21-year-old righty struck out eight in a dominant performance. Hartford Yard Goats pitcher German Marquez took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in the team’s 3-2 win over the Harrisburg Senators. Marquez, who was recently ranked the No. 7 prospect in the Rockies system my MLB.com, pitched 8 innings and allowed two runs on three hits with three walks while striking out eight...
Via Purple Row
1 day ago

Hundley, Dahl homer as Rockies beat Orioles 3-1 behind Gray

BALTIMORE (AP) Nick Hundley broke up Dylan Bundy's no-hit bid with a sixth-inning homer, and the Colorado Rockies used a strong pitching performance by Jon Gray to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Wednesday night. David Dahl hit his first major league home run in his third game for the Rockies, who took two of three from the AL East leaders. Colorado has won six of seven and is 9...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies reinstate Rusin from disabled list, Motte put on DL

BALTIMORE (AP) The Colorado Rockies reinstated left-hander Chris Rusin from the 15-day disabled list prior to the series finale against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Rusin will take the spot of righty reliever Jason Motte, who was put on the 15-day DL with a right rotator cuff strain. Rusin was 2-4 with a 4.12 ERA in 12 games before being sidelined by a strained left shoulder...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at some future Colorado Rockies starters/relievers

The Colorado Rockies did themselves a lot of favors at the MLB draft. With a loaded offense that is still adding some future pieces (such as the recent callup of David Dahl), they decided to go heavy with pitchers in June’s draft. Now the Rockies, which are just beginning to find some consistency with their rotation, have to patiently wait for their new prospects to potentially...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies rough up Tillman and beat Orioles 6-3

BALTIMORE (AP) Carlos Gonzalez and Trevor Story had two RBIs apiece in a four-run third inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Chris Tillman and the Orioles 6-3 Tuesday night to end Baltimore's five-game winning streak. Seeking to become the first 15-game winner in the majors, Tillman (14-3) gave up six runs and nine hits in five innings. The right-hander allowed a combined four...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Rockies Call-Up David Dahl

Outfielder David Dahl‘s (dahl?) ascent to the major leagues, at which level he debuted last night for Colorado, has been relatively swift considering he missed just about all of 2013 with a hamstring injury and a huge chunk of 2015 with a ruptured spleen. That missed development time — in concert with Colorado’s unenviable affiliate situation — has made Dahl difficult to...
Via Fangraphs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Buyers or sellers?

It’s getting routine for the Colorado Rockies in the last couple years on what they should do with their star outfielder at the deadline. With the trade deadline just eight days away the Rockies are on the fence of being buyers or sellers. Only being back seven games of the second wildcard spot, expect Colorado to make a move for a starting pitcher. With Boone Logan and Jake McGee...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Trade Rumors: Carlos Gonzalez Edition

If you have watched baseball in the past few years, you would have noticed that the Colorado Rockies have had difficulty winning in those years. 2016 is the same old (Trevor) Story. The odds of the Rox getting to the playoffs this year have about the same possibility as writing a Rockies article without making a Story pun. Nearly impossible. So what is the front office to do when...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Mark Reynolds crush the majors' second-longest HR of the season

Mark Reynolds' 10th homer of the season was majestic.The Colorado Rockies' slugger sent this Hunter Cervenka offering deep into the left-field seats at Coors Field on Thursday night.By the time it landed, it had traveled 484 feet, making it the second-longest homer in the majors this season, according to MLB's Statcast.And Reynolds wasn't the only one going (very) deep in the Rockies...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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