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Purple Row Oct 17, 2017
An imperfect swan song for Rockies all-timer Carlos Gonzalez

An imperfect swan song for Rockies all-timer Carlos Gonzalez

Number 33 on Ranking the Rockies is an old face Welcome to the 2017 edition of Ranking the Rockies, where we take a look back at the in-season contributions of every player to don the purple this past season. The goal wasn’t and isn’t to quibble with order. Instead, it’s to get a snapshot of a player along with a look forward. For that reason, we simply sorted by Baseball-Reference’s Wins Above Replacement (rWAR) and will start at the bottom and end up at the top. No. 33 Carlos Gonzalez (-0.2 WAR) Baseball is, at it’s core, unfair. For Carlos Gonzalez, a player who had given the...
Rox Pile Oct 15, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Why bringing back Jonathan Lucroy needs to happen

There will be a lot of talk throughout the Colorado Rockies fan base and media during the offseason about what personnel moves the team will make to once again reach the postseason in 2018. With Greg Holland reportedly testing the free agent market and Carlos Gonzalez potentially coming to the end of his time with […] Colorado Rockies: Why bringing back Jonathan Lucroy needs to happen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
South Side Showdown Oct 11, 2017

White Sox: Is Carlos Gonzalez A Good Outfield Free Agent Option?

White Sox likely won’t spend big during upcoming offseason, but could a former All-Star outfielder make sense for a rebuilding team in 2018? The Chicago White Sox aren’t expected to make many major signings or trades this upcoming offseason, but one player they could target over the next few months could be Carlos Gonzalez. Gonzalez […] White Sox: Is Carlos Gonzalez A Good Outfield Free Agent Option? - Southside Showdown - Southside Showdown - A Chicago White Sox Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Kiszla: Thank you, Carlos Gonzalez, for bringing joy as big as the Rockies to LoDo for 9 years

Kiszla: Thank you, Carlos Gonzalez, for bringing joy as big as the Rockies to LoDo for 9 years

It was time for goodbye. But before Carlos Gonzalez removed his Rockies uniform and washed away the sting of an 11-8 loss that ended his team’s season and probably ended his time in Colorado, he paused to share what was in his heart.
Rockies will hold off on new deal for Carlos Gonzalez with his contract set to expire

Rockies will hold off on new deal for Carlos Gonzalez with his contract set to expire

Carlos Gonzalez likely played his final regular season game at Coors Field on Sunday with the same overflowing joy that carried him through nine seasons with the Rockies.
Washington Times Oct 2, 2017

A well-rested Carlos Gonzalez leads Rockies into postseason

DENVER (AP) - Rest assured, Carlos Gonzalez is a different player since August. Turns out, the Colorado Rockies ' charismatic outfielder just needed a good night's sleep. Struggling at the plate early in the season, Gonzalez tossed and turned each night before finally visiting a sleep specialist about two months ...
Rox Pile Sep 30, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez, the postseason difference maker?

Carlos Gonzalez might be playing his final games in purple pinstripes but his time isn’t over yet. For the Colorado Rockies to make a deep postseason run, they will need a quality performance from their right fielder. People will argue that the Rockies will be the weakest of the National League playoff teams and by […] Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez, the postseason difference maker? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Sep 29, 2017

Colorado Rockies: a discussion with Carlos Gonzalez

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been an integral part of the Rockies postseason run in September as he has played much better in the month than he had previously all of this season. Before today’s game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez talked to the media, including our own Kevin Henry. […] Colorado Rockies: a discussion with Carlos Gonzalez - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Sep 29, 2017
Colorado Rockies prepare to say goodbye to one of their greats

Colorado Rockies prepare to say goodbye to one of their greats

Rockies news and links for September 29, 2017 Carlos Gonzalez may be playing his final days with the Rockies. | Denver PostI’m not crying, you’re crying. This could be it for Carlos González in Colorado. The longest tenured player on the Rockies, and one of the best ever, is likely playing in his final home stand, staring tonight. CarGo has been with the Rockies since 2009, when the team acquired him from the Oakland A's for Matt Holliday. Nick Groke talked to CarGo and Nolan Arenado about the possibility of this being it for him in Colorado. Arenado: "I love playing with CarGo. I've...
Carlos Gonzalez may be playing his final days with the Rockies. “It breaks my heart,” Nolan Arenado said.

Carlos Gonzalez may be playing his final days with the Rockies. “It breaks my heart,” Nolan Arenado said.

The long parade of genuflection in Carlos Gonzalez's corner of the Rockies' clubhouse Wednesday night included shouted Spanish insults and a young catcher trying, feebly, to make fun of the slugger's maroon leather jacket. It was all done in love.
Charlie Blackmon gets the last (least) laugh on a milestone hit; Rockies shut down Giancarlo Stanton

Charlie Blackmon gets the last (least) laugh on a milestone hit; Rockies shut down Giancarlo Stanton

Charlie Blackmon's third single Wednesday, a rope to right field off the Marlins' sixth reliever, turned into a career collectible. After Carlos Gonzalez trotted home, Blackmon's hit became his 100th RBI. Then the fun started.
Tyler Anderson pitches a gem for Rockies in huge victory over Marlins

Tyler Anderson pitches a gem for Rockies in huge victory over Marlins

Carlos Gonzalez was asked how he thought the Rockies would respond to the mounting pressure to clinch a playoff berth.
Rox Pile Sep 25, 2017

Colorado Rockies injury updates: Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez

Before the Colorado Rockies opened their three-game series against the Miami Marlins at Coors Field on Monday evening, Colorado manager Bud Black gave injury updates on two of his key players, Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez. In Sunday’s series finale against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park, Arenado was removed from the game in […] Colorado Rockies injury updates: Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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