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Saturday Rockpile: 2020 Rockies projections come with huge margin for error

Saturday Rockpile: 2020 Rockies projections come with huge margin for error

Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Colorado Rockies news and links for Saturday, December 7, 2019 2020 ZiPS Projections: Colorado Rockies | FanGraphs FanGraphs has released Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections for eight years, and the 2020 rendering of the Rockies is here. It offers slight optimism, slight pessimism, and a slight urge for the statistically-savvy fan to go full detective. Despite all of this projection work (and highly thought-out work that deserves applause), it seems obscure and perhaps odd to project a team that has seen both sides of the team success spectrum...
Rox Pile Dec 6, 2019

Is Tim Melville part of the Colorado Rockies 2020 plans?

Right-handed starter Tim Melville’s return to the Major Leagues after washing dishes at a BBQ restaurant was one of the best story lines from a disappointing 2019 for the Colorado Rockies. With much of 2020 shrouded in mystery, Tim Melville joins a growing list of players we’ve discussed who took advantage of an opportunity to […] Is Tim Melville part of the Colorado Rockies 2020 plans? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 6, 2019
Friday Rockpile: The Colorado Rockies are acting like a contender

Friday Rockpile: The Colorado Rockies are acting like a contender

Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Rockies news and links for Friday, December 6, 2019 Rox bring contention mindset to Winter Meetings | MLB.com Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical book Mother Night wraps up with the punchline, “Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.” Maybe Bridich misread some Vonnegut at Harvard and is hoping that if he pretends hard enough that the Rockies are still a contender that they will become one again next season. If so, the rest of the league seems to differ. Heading into Winter Meetings, teams have...
Rox Pile Dec 6, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon or Trevor Story? You can’t have both

Major League Baseball’s offseason is barely a month old and there has already been a ton of debate on which direction the Colorado Rockies should move in the future. Thanks to some horrible contracts, the Colorado Rockies have found themselves between the proverbial rock and hard place financially. One of the opinions has revolved around […] Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon or Trevor Story? You can’t have both - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Dec 5, 2019

The best non-tendered pitchers who could help the Colorado Rockies in 2020

There were plenty of players that were non-tendered by their respective teams on Monday and while we already discussed some of the position players, today, we will take a look at some of the pitchers. The 2019 season was a season that saw the depths of the Colorado Rockies pitching staff put to the ultimate […] The best non-tendered pitchers who could help the Colorado Rockies in 2020 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 5, 2019
Thursday Rockpile: Goudeau’s curveball could mean a promising 2020 for Rockies

Thursday Rockpile: Goudeau’s curveball could mean a promising 2020 for Rockies

Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Rockies news and links for Thursday, December 5, 2019 Rockies Prospect Ashton Goudeau, Coming Off An Improbable 2019, Could Have An Even Bigger 2020 | Forbes.com Some people need more cowbell. Apparently, all Ashton Goudeau needed was more curveball. That, and no more slider. If you want to feel some optimism about a Rockies’ pitching prospect, check out this in-depth feature by Jack Etkin that is loaded with interesting details. Goudeau, the 27-year-old right-hander, garnered a lot of attention in the Arizona Fall League where he threw 13...
Rox Pile Dec 5, 2019

Colorado Rockies: A positive prediction for Larry Walker in Cooperstown

In his final year of candidacy on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, will Larry Walker become the first Colorado Rockies player to be enshrined in Cooperstown? One prediction says it will happen. According to this Hall of Fame ballot prediction from the creator of CooperstownCred.com, Larry Walker will be named on 78 percent of […] Colorado Rockies: A positive prediction for Larry Walker in Cooperstown - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 4, 2019
Wednesday Rockpile: Why the Rockies should trade Nolan Arenado

Wednesday Rockpile: Why the Rockies should trade Nolan Arenado

Photo by Julio Aguilar/ Rockies news and links for Wednesday, December 4, 2019 They shouldn’t, OK? My headline was misleading. I’m sorry. ESPN made me do it. Mookie. Lindor. Arenado? Players who will (or should) be in MLB offseason trade talks | ESPN The arguments: The Rockies should trade Nolan Arenado because he might opt out in two years. Why not trade him? The article also discusses the Trevor Story situation: “The notion of the Rockies carrying two $30 million-plus players simultaneously is laughable ... that puts the onus on them to act decisively now, when they have at...
Rox Pile Dec 4, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Looking at the possibility of trading Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story

Jeff Passan of ESPN published an article on Tuesday discussing the possibility of trading a number of players across the major leagues and two of them were Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story. There have been a lot more trade rumors throughout baseball this offseason compared to last offseason and a […] Colorado Rockies: Looking at the possibility of trading Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 3, 2019
Which non-tenders could be a fit on the 2020 Rockies?

Which non-tenders could be a fit on the 2020 Rockies?

Photo by Ed Zurga/ Looking at the non-tenders and the possible Rockies’ fits Monday at 6 PM MT was the deadline for teams to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players. The Colorado Rockies tendered contracts to all seven of their arbitration-eligible players. Tyler Anderson and Chad Bettis were non-tender candidates but left the organization in late-October. Anderson was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants, while Bettis was outrighted off the 40-man roster and elected free agency. Interestingly enough, Anderson was non-tendered by the Giants on Monday, along with...
Purple Row Dec 3, 2019
Tuesday Rockpile: Dick Monfort, 43rd most important Denver sports figure of the 2010s

Tuesday Rockpile: Dick Monfort, 43rd most important Denver sports figure of the 2010s

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Rockies news and links for Tuesday December 3, 2019 The 50 most important Denver sports figures of the 2010s | TheDNVR.com ($) He deserves some applause. Even if some things haven’t panned out as flawless as some would hope, Dick Monfort really does deserve some recognition. Our friend Patrick Saunders at the Denver Post wrote back in April how “Monfort, I think even he would admit, was not very good at public relations. He was often too candid for his own good and suffered from foot-in-mouth disease.” Saunders then went on to explain the “big changes...
Rox Pile Dec 3, 2019

Who are some non-tendered position players that could help the Colorado Rockies?

Monday evening was the non-tender deadline and while the Colorado Rockies tendered contracts to all of their arbitration eligible players, there were a lot of players who became free agents last night that could help the Rockies. On Monday, there were a lot of players that were non-tendered by their respective teams. Obviously, these players […] Who are some non-tendered position players that could help the Colorado Rockies? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Dec 2, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Is Charlie Blackmon really a trade candidate?

MLB Trade Rumors recently compiled their list of the 25 players who they think have the best chance of being traded this offseason and one of them was Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon. As you probably know by now, the Colorado Rockies are at a bit of a crossroads this offseason. They could sign some […] Colorado Rockies: Is Charlie Blackmon really a trade candidate? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 2, 2019
Monday Rockpile: Will Jairo Diaz help the Rockies bullpen in 2020?

Monday Rockpile: Will Jairo Diaz help the Rockies bullpen in 2020?

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Rockies news and links for Monday, December 2, 2019 Rockies’ Jairo Díaz, stung by tragedy, thankful for family and second chances | The Denver Post ($) Jairo Díaz’s career has not been an easy one. After being traded to the Rockies in 2014 from the Angels, he made a splash late in the 2015 season for the Rockies. Unfortunately, 2016 brought Tommy John surgery and subsequent recovery. In 2017 he was hit with the greatest challenge of them all — his wife, Duby, was diagnosed with stomach cancer. The diagnosis came just a few short months after...
Rox Pile Dec 2, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Is Dylan Bundy a viable trade possibility?

It is being reported that the Baltimore Orioles are looking to trade right-handed starter Dylan Bundy. Could the Colorado Rockies be a potential fit as they look to boost their rotation? The Colorado Rockies have been linked to Dylan Bundy in the past, with reports coming around the 2018 trade deadline that the Rockies had […] Colorado Rockies: Is Dylan Bundy a viable trade possibility? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rockies Player News

  • Trevor Story

    Trevor Story

    Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon or Trevor Story? You can’t have both

  • Jon Gray

    Jon Gray

    Trevor Story, Jon Gray and the Rockies’ contention window

  • Nolan Arenado

    Nolan Arenado

    Wednesday Rockpile: Why the Rockies should trade Nolan Arenado

  • Tony Wolters

    Tony Wolters

    Colorado Rockies: Is Tony Wolters a non-tender candidate?

  • Daniel Murphy

    Daniel Murphy

    Colorado Rockies: A simulated trade with the Philadelphia Phillies

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