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Padres announce 2018 theme games and giveaway items

Padres announce 2018 theme games and giveaway items

We finally get a fanny pack! And some other cool stuff. The Padres recently announced their 2018 slate of Theme Games and accompanying giveaway items. Fans are required to purchase special tickets for these games, and season ticket holders who already have tickets to the games are required to purchase additional vouchers in order to receive each Theme Game’s giveaway item. They’ve been doing these games more and more each year for the past few years, seemingly as a way to make more money off of a limited number of promotional giveaways, which has caused the responses to these games to...
Rox Pile 15 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: Chatwood’s market heating, Kintzler to Denver?

According to MLB Network, MLB.com, and FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi on Twitter, he has a few notes about pitchers that involve the Rockies on the free agent market. Earlier today, Jon Morosi, on Twitter reported that former Rockies pitcher Tyler Chatwood is drawing interest from numerous other teams in baseball. Free agent Tyler Chatwood — […] Colorado Rockies: Chatwood’s market heating, Kintzler to Denver? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile 19 hours ago

Colorado Rockies rumors: Could they trade for Dellin Betances?

At the moment, the Colorado Rockies bullpen is in a state of flux. Jake McGee, Pat Neshek and Greg Holland are all free agents and could or could not be back with the team. We have thrown out ideas and possibilities for who could be in the bullpen (including Zach Britton in this article) because […] Colorado Rockies rumors: Could they trade for Dellin Betances? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 18, 2017

Colorado Rockies tabbed as MLB Club Retailer of the Year

If you are familiar with the Colorado Rockies and have spent any time around 20th and Blake in recent seasons, you know just how creative and forward-thinking the team’s behind-the-scenes team can be. Now, the rest of the Major League Baseball knows it as well. Earlier this week, the Colorado Rockies were tabbed as the […] Colorado Rockies tabbed as MLB Club Retailer of the Year - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Nov 18, 2017

San Diego Padres: Hot stove time in Major League Baseball

With the 2017 season in the rearview mirror, the GM Meetings (which wrapped up on Wednesday) officially start the hot stove of the offseason for the San Diego Padres and the rest of baseball. Although little came out of the meetings in the way of trades or free-agent signings, discussions have begun in anticipation of […] San Diego Padres: Hot stove time in Major League Baseball - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 17, 2017

Colorado Rockies awarded Competitive Balance Round pick

This week, Major League Baseball announced the order of the competitive balance picks for the June 2018 draft. The Rockies will have a pick in Competitive Balance Round A and, according to the preliminary order, they will have the 38th pick in the 1st round of the draft. According to MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, the Rockies, […] Colorado Rockies awarded Competitive Balance Round pick - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 17, 2017

Colorado Rockies: What Brandon Morrow could bring to the bullpen

At this moment, questions surround the bullpen for the Colorado Rockies. The return of relievers Jake McGee, Pat Neshek and Greg Holland is up in the air and, according to which media report you read, unlikely in all three cases. Three key members of a Colorado bullpen that turned things around dramatically in the late […] Colorado Rockies: What Brandon Morrow could bring to the bullpen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 16, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Arenado, Blackmon come in 4th and 5th in MVP

Earlier tonight, the BBWAA (aka the Baseball Writer’s Association of America) announced on MLB Network the winner of the National League Most Valuable Player award. Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton won the award by two points over Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto. Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt came in third but the Colorado […] Colorado Rockies: Arenado, Blackmon come in 4th and 5th in MVP - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 16, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Trade DJ LeMahieu to the Los Angeles Angels?

As Sam Henken reported this week, the Los Angeles Angels are in the market for a second baseman. As we have begun hearing around the league, the Angels are widening their search to include everyone from Cesar Hernandez, to Ian Kinsler of the Detroit Tigers, to Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins. Their search could […] Colorado Rockies: Trade DJ LeMahieu to the Los Angeles Angels? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 16, 2017

Colorado Rockies history: the first big free agent splash

On this day a quarter of a century ago, the Colorado Rockies had played exactly zero games in their franchise history as they had just been granted a team by National League President Bill White just a few months prior. The team had no major league players as the expansion draft for MLB players would […] Colorado Rockies history: the first big free agent splash - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 16, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Could a Josh Rutledge reunion happen in 2018?

Could the Colorado Rockies and Josh Rutledge be headed for yet another reunion this offseason? The stars are seemingly once again aligning for the possibility. After being drafted by the Rockies in the third round of the 2010 MLB amateur draft, the 28-year-old infielder spent the first three years of his career (2012-2014) in a […] Colorado Rockies: Could a Josh Rutledge reunion happen in 2018? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 15, 2017

Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich talks bullpen

In Orlando, Florida, all 30 MLB general managers are meeting at the GM Meetings. Usually, not a lot happens at these meetings, at least in the public eye, as it primarily lays the ground work for free agent deals or trades that happen at the Winter Meetings in December. While at the meetings, Thomas Harding […] Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich talks bullpen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 15, 2017

Colorado Rockies rumors: Houston Astros interested in Jonathan Lucroy?

It has been said that the Colorado Rockies will try to re-sign catcher Jonathan Lucroy to shore up the position. However, with news coming out of the Major League Baseball GM meetings in Orlando, it appears that the Rockies will have some tough competition if they want to make that happen. Jon Heyman of FanRag […] Colorado Rockies rumors: Houston Astros interested in Jonathan Lucroy? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 14, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Could they look at a trade for Baltimore’s Zach Britton?

Just under a year ago, in this article, we talked about how the Colorado Rockies and Baltimore Orioles might be able to work out a trade for Orioles closer Zach Britton. A lot has changed over the course of a year. However, it is still a possibility that the two sides could discuss a potential […] Colorado Rockies: Could they look at a trade for Baltimore’s Zach Britton? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 14, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez pegged for bounceback season?

The Colorado Rockies did not make a qualifying offer to outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. One of the faces of the franchise since he was acquired (along with closer Huston Street and others) in a November 2008 trade that sent Matt Holliday to the Oakland A’s, Gonzalez is now a free agent looking to see if he […] Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez pegged for bounceback season? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
KC Kingdom Nov 14, 2017

Royals Rumors: San Diego Padres interested in Alcides Escobar

The Royals rumors continue, but this time, they’re surrounding a name we’re not hearing about nearly as much. That name is Alcides Escobar, who the San Diego Padres have their eye on. A team other than the Kansas City Royals is interested in signing Alcides Escobar. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the San […] Royals Rumors: San Diego Padres interested in Alcides Escobar - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
Rox Pile Nov 13, 2017

Colorado Rockies: What to expect out of this week’s GM meetings

This week marks the official start of the craziest part of Major League Baseball’s offseason. With the GM Meetings being held in Orlando, you will plenty of rumors and thoughts about what might happen with the Colorado Rockies and the 29 other MLB teams. This is a week when general managers and agents continue their […] Colorado Rockies: What to expect out of this week’s GM meetings - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Nov 13, 2017

Write about the San Diego Padres for Friars on Base

Friars on Base is FanSided’s home for the best fan-written content on the San Diego Padres, and we want to add your voice to the mix. Are you a passionate San Diego Padres fan and have opinions on all things involving the team, its players, and decisions? Are you looking for a place to carve […] Write about the San Diego Padres for Friars on Base - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Nov 13, 2017

Colorado Rockies: Trade Charlie Blackmon to the St. Louis Cardinals?

The Colorado Rockies enter a critical offseason this year. Following the rise to relevance with the franchise’s first postseason appearance since 2009, the Colorado Rockies are forced to look at the long-term futures of All-Star center fielder Charlie Blackmon and All-Star, Gold Glove-winning second baseman DJ LeMahieu. Both players have been long-time franchise cornerstones, and in […] Colorado Rockies: Trade Charlie Blackmon to the St. Louis Cardinals? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Nov 12, 2017

San Diego Padres: Hitting coach du jour

Earlier this month, the San Diego Padres hired Matt Stairs as their hitting coach du jour. When the team fired Alan Zinter in September, manager Andy Green spoke of the need for a “different voice.” The 2017 lineup ranked dead last in all of baseball in batting average, runs scored and on-base percentage. Padres’ batters […] San Diego Padres: Hitting coach du jour - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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