1:46 AM EST, Sat December 15, 2018
Purple Row 17 hours ago
Friday Rockpile: Who can show us what they’ve got for 2019?

Friday Rockpile: Who can show us what they’ve got for 2019?

Rockies news and links for December 14, 2018 Rockies’ Jeff Hoffman has raw talent to make rotation; can he harness it? | Denver Post ($) Right hander Jeff Hoffman has been with the Rockies since 2015, when he was a big part of the Troy Tulowitzki trade. He’s been a quiet element of the team, not bringing his potential to the table. This doesn’t bode well, but Jeff Bridich is maintaining hope that he can deliver. Bridich has seen some greatness in the pitcher, but he acknowledges that now is kind of final chance times. We haven’t seen much of him in the major leagues, but even what...
Rox Pile 18 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: It’s time to make a decision on Brendan Rodgers

I won’t pretend to understand the Colorado Rockies’ philosophy on their young players. Whenever an opportunity to trade for a superstar arises, they balk at that opportunity and hang onto their top prospects with clenched fists. That can be an appropriate response. The Colorado Rockies have a lot of young talent and, if they want […] Colorado Rockies: It’s time to make a decision on Brendan Rodgers - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen 19 hours ago

Colorado Rockies finally done paying Mike Hampton

The Colorado Rockies are finally done paying one of their biggest mistakes in free agency. Throughout franchise history, the Colorado Rockies have chased pitching. Dealing with the high altitude at Coors Field, and getting reliable results on the mound, has been a daunting task. This has led the Rockies to make a number of attempts […] Colorado Rockies finally done paying Mike Hampton - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Denver Post Dec 13, 2018
Rockies depart winter meetings still searching for an upgrade to offense

Rockies depart winter meetings still searching for an upgrade to offense

A major-league source confirmed that Colorado has discussed a possible trade with Toronto switch-hitting first baseman Justin Smoak.
Rox Pile Dec 13, 2018

Colorado Rockies rumors: Team still plans to add “big bat” in offseason

LAS VEGAS — Despite likely missing out on a couple of possibilities to boost offense production at first base, Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich seems to indicate the team will still make a splash sometime this offseason. When the trade between the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays was announced on Thursday […] Colorado Rockies rumors: Team still plans to add “big bat” in offseason - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Dec 13, 2018

Colorado Rockies Day 4 Quick Hits: Winter Meetings rumors and news

LAS VEGAS — As the 2018 Winter Meetings come to a close here at Mandalay Bay, the Colorado Rockies will leave Las Vegas without making a free agent acquisition or trade. In all honesty, that’s not a surprise. However, don’t be surprised if the groundwork was laid here in Sin City for a deal that […] Colorado Rockies Day 4 Quick Hits: Winter Meetings rumors and news - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Denver Post Dec 13, 2018
Rockies’ Jeff Hoffman has raw talent to make rotation; can he harness it?

Rockies’ Jeff Hoffman has raw talent to make rotation; can he harness it?

The 2019 season presents a huge challenge -- and opportunity -- for a number of Colorado's young players. It's major exam time for one in particular: right-hander Jeff Hoffman.
Purple Row Dec 13, 2018
Thursday Rockpile: Edwin Encarnación a ‘legitimate target’

Thursday Rockpile: Edwin Encarnación a ‘legitimate target’

Rockies news and links for Thursday, December 13 Rockies winter meetings update: Edwin Encarnación a trade target | Denver Post The Rockies sound like they are in a negotiation stage with Cleveland for Edwin Encarnación. Jeff Bridich said prior to the Winter Meetings that offense would be the focus, and all of the rumors we’ve heard out of Las Vegas so far suggest that’s very much the case. Patrick Saunders notes that Cleveland would likely ask for pitching in return. Fortunately, the Rockies have some minor league depth there, and none of the club’s pitching prospects seem to be...
Rox Pile Dec 12, 2018

Colorado Rockies Day 3 Quick Hits: Winter Meetings rumors and news

LAS VEGAS — With the last full day of the 2018 Winter Meetings coming to a close here at the Mandalay Bay, there is still plenty happening in terms of the Colorado Rockies and some of their National League West foes. Earlier today, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post confirmed in a tweet that the […] Colorado Rockies Day 3 Quick Hits: Winter Meetings rumors and news - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Dec 12, 2018

Colorado Rockies GM makes it clear bullpen has to improve in 2019

LAS VEGAS — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich made a big splash at last year’s Winter Meetings by spending big on his bullpen. However, as the 2018 season progressed, it was clear that some of the money he spent did not provide a good return of investment. The Colorado Rockies spent a record amount […] Colorado Rockies GM makes it clear bullpen has to improve in 2019 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Denver Post Dec 12, 2018
Rockies winter meetings: Charlie Blackmon moving from center field?

Rockies winter meetings: Charlie Blackmon moving from center field?

Charlie Blackmon has thrived as the Rockies' center fielder, but at some point -- maybe sooner, maybe later -- he will likely be moved to a corner spot in an effort to save wear and tear on his body.
Rox Pile Dec 12, 2018

Colorado Rockies Winter Meetings Day 2.5 Quick Hits: Rumors and news

LAS VEGAS – Since we last checked in with you, both Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich and skipper Bud Black have checked in and a major trade rumor has broke. Though no 40-man roster moves have been made yet and the most major officially done deal was the Colorado Rockies hiring of new hitting coach […] Colorado Rockies Winter Meetings Day 2.5 Quick Hits: Rumors and news - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 12, 2018
Wednesday Rockpile: The big question of first base

Wednesday Rockpile: The big question of first base

Rockies news and links for December 12, 2018 Rockies in the mix to trade for first baseman Carlos Santana | Mile High Sports The Rockies, a team that could certainly use a seasoned first baseman, are interested in Carlos Santana from the Seattle Mariners. This isn’t the first time they’ve taken a look at the infielder, as they also were in talks for him when he was with the Phillies. Santana would help to fill the void at first base, and he could give the team some offensive power. He still has $34.5 million left on his contract, and while this is a bit pricey, he has the potential to...
The Denver Post Dec 11, 2018
Rockies hire Dave Magadan as hitting coach to help spark sluggish offense

Rockies hire Dave Magadan as hitting coach to help spark sluggish offense

In an effort to spice up their tepid offense, the Rockies are shaking things up.
Rox Pile Dec 11, 2018

Colorado Rockies rumors: Pursuing trade options at first base?

LAS VEGAS — Shortly after Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black finished his discussion with the media at the Winter Meetings, Jim Bowden of The Athletic tweeted out that the Rockies are looking at options for improving the team at first base. The tweet mentioned four specific players: Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres, Jose […] Colorado Rockies rumors: Pursuing trade options at first base? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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