5:16 PM EST, Sat December 04, 2021
9 hours ago

Chris Taylor resigning with Dodgers a gut punch for Colorado Rockies

Let’s face it, Colorado Rockies fans, there hasn’t been a long to get excited about so far in this abbreviated offseason. However, there has been plenty to shake your head at and wonder if and when the fortunes of those in purple will change. Sure, there have been the occasional Colorado Rockies rumors that float […] Chris Taylor resigning with Dodgers a gut punch for Colorado Rockies - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
22 hours ago

Is Detroit Tigers non-tender Matthew Boyd a fit for the Colorado Rockies?

There were a fair amount of players that were non-tendered just before the start of the MLB lockout that could latch on somewhere else this offseason. Some could turn out to have a great season in 2022 and some could just fizzle out into the sunset. The Colorado Rockies have some recent success with previously […] Is Detroit Tigers non-tender Matthew Boyd a fit for the Colorado Rockies? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Dec 3, 2021

Another Colorado Rockies target could be off the board when the lockout is over

During the lockout, the Colorado Rockies will probably be doing their due diligence during the lockout by checking out some of the players on the free agent market or looking at other teams and their rosters to look at possible trades for when the lockout ends. But when the lockout ends, one of their targets […] Another Colorado Rockies target could be off the board when the lockout is over - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Dec 2, 2021

One former Colorado Rockies’ reliever’s response to lockout shows that some players hate Rob Manfred as much as you do

Former Colorado Rockies reliever Tyler Matzek and other MLB players have taken to social media to show their displeasure with MLB and, specifically, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred since the lockout was put in place roughly 15 hours ago. Rockies starting pitcher Austin Gomber was one of them as he changed his profile picture to a […] One former Colorado Rockies’ reliever’s response to lockout shows that some players hate Rob Manfred as much as you do - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Dec 2, 2021

Examining the fit between the Colorado Rockies and Michael Conforto

With the MLB lockout being in effect, the Colorado Rockies and other MLB teams cannot contact any agents or players about free agent deals (and can’t make trades either). But the Rockies still can do their due diligence on players. The Colorado Rockies need a bat in their lineup and, logically, the best place for […] Examining the fit between the Colorado Rockies and Michael Conforto - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Dec 2, 2021

The Colorado Rockies continue to surprise (or not surprise) by doing the same old, same old

Most MLB teams made a lot of moves in the last week or so before the lockout was put into effect on Thursday morning. The keyword being “most.” One of the few teams that did virtually nothing was the Colorado Rockies. In fact, the Rockies are one of only three MLB teams to not sign […] The Colorado Rockies continue to surprise (or not surprise) by doing the same old, same old - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Dec 1, 2021

Rumors: Colorado Rockies “pursued” pitchers Steven Matz, Alex Wood

While the Colorado Rockies were working to see if they could keep Jon Gray in the starting rotation fold, the franchise was also pursuing other starting pitching options in Steven Matz and Alex Wood, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com. The Colorado Rockies lost out on not only Jon Gray, but also other free agent […] Rumors: Colorado Rockies “pursued” pitchers Steven Matz, Alex Wood - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Dec 1, 2021

The Colorado Rockies bullpen picture is clearer as we enter December

December is upon us and tonight, the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) will expire at 11:59 PM E.T. The CBA is likely to lapse with no agreement in place and if it does, a lockout will almost certainly happen, which means there will be no transactions until a new CBA is in place. That could […] The Colorado Rockies bullpen picture is clearer as we enter December - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Colorado Rockies, Kris Bryant “have had discussions” for a contract

The Colorado Rockies have shown interest in free agent third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network and the two sides “have had discussions” for a contract and the Rockies interest in Bryant is “real,” according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Bryant, who turns 30 in January, is one of the top free […] Colorado Rockies, Kris Bryant “have had discussions” for a contract - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Colorado Rockies podcast: Jon Gray leaves for Texas, free agent rumors, and wild cards

There has been a lot of news in the last week for free agent signings and rumors and the Colorado Rockies have not been tied to many of them. However, they have been tied to a few as former Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray signed with the Texas Rangers over the weekend and the […] Colorado Rockies podcast: Jon Gray leaves for Texas, free agent rumors, and wild cards - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Colorado Rockies: Two potential replacements for Jon Gray in the rotation

The blow of losing Jon Gray to the Texas Rangers is frustrating for Colorado Rockies fans in how predictable it all was. Gray was arguably a top-10 arm on the market with a 4.59 ERA and a 9.5 K/9. He’s, arguably, the best pitcher the Rockies have ever drafted and developed in franchise history. He […] Colorado Rockies: Two potential replacements for Jon Gray in the rotation - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 29, 2021

Rumors: The Colorado Rockies “would like to try” to bring Trevor Story back

Jon Heyman of MLB Network is reporting on Monday that the Colorado Rockies “in an interesting twist” would like to bring free agent shortstop Trevor Story back to the team It’s not really an “interesting twist” in that the Rockies have always wanted to bring Trevor Story back to the team but it is an […] Rumors: The Colorado Rockies “would like to try” to bring Trevor Story back - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 29, 2021

Rumors: The Colorado Rockies are reportedly interested in Kyle Schwarber

Jon Heyman of MLB Network is reporting on Twitter that free agent outfielder Kyle Schwarber currently has a “huge market” and some teams, including the Colorado Rockies, are showing interest. Marlins are also in on Kyle Schwarber. But he has huge market. Red Sox, Phillies, Rockies, more. Had 145 wRC+ last year in DC and […] Rumors: The Colorado Rockies are reportedly interested in Kyle Schwarber - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 29, 2021

Finding the Colorado Rockies a bat: 2 under-the-radar trade candidates

Last week, I posted an article detailing five free agents (two high-profile, three low-profile) that could be valuable to the Colorado Rockies as they try to patch holes in their lineup. This time, a pair of trade candidates will be the focus. With a lockout looming this week with the Collective Bargaining Agreement expiring at […] Finding the Colorado Rockies a bat: 2 under-the-radar trade candidates - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 28, 2021

Not trading Jon Gray was a colossal mistake for the Colorado Rockies

Looking back, the decision for the Colorado Rockies to not trade Jon Gray during the 2021 MLB trade deadline was a massive mistake for the franchise. It’s long been suggested it was a blunder, but when Gray inked a deal with the Texas Rangers on Sunday and walked away from the only team he has […] Not trading Jon Gray was a colossal mistake for the Colorado Rockies - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - Colorado Rockies News, Rumors, and Fan Community