8:15 AM EST, Fri January 18, 2019
1 hour ago

What Adam Ottavino’s signing means for the Yankees and Rockies

Another day, another former Colorado Rockies player exchanging his purple pinstripes for navy blue ones. The Athletic’s Robert Murray reported late Thursday morning that Adam Ottavino has signed with the New York Yankees, and Ken Rosenthal provided the terms: Three years and $27 million. Those terms should look awfully familiar to Colorado Rockies fans. Both Bryan […] What Adam Ottavino’s signing means for the Yankees and Rockies - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
17 hours ago

Colorado Rockies lose Adam Ottavino to New York Yankees

It was not much of a surprise, but at least it’s now reportedly a done deal. The Colorado Rockies have lost one of the key pieces of their 2018 bullpen. After a tremendous bounce-back season with the Colorado Rockies, reports say that Adam Ottavino will sign a three-year, $27 million deal with the New York […] Colorado Rockies lose Adam Ottavino to New York Yankees - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
20 hours ago

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Spring training, Gray, Arenado, more

We are one day closer to the start of spring training and the regular season for the Colorado Rockies … and that is a beautiful thought as the winter chill continues. Let’s start this edition of Quick Hits with a look at spring training. Major League Baseball has announced the dates for when pitchers and […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Spring training, Gray, Arenado, more - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 17, 2019

Colorado Rockies: MLB Network’s Hall of Fame Roundtable on Helton, Walker

On Tuesday evening, MLB Network aired their Hall of Fame Roundtable discussion as the announcement for the results of the 2019 Hall of Fame election will be announced next week. MLB Network’s Hall of Fame roundtable, as always, included an interesting cast of characters, including two people who had votes involving the Hall of Fame […] Colorado Rockies: MLB Network’s Hall of Fame Roundtable on Helton, Walker - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 16, 2019

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Matzek’s comeback, minors news, more

It may be quiet with the Colorado Rockies and free agency or trades, but there are still a few interesting facts out there when it comes to current and former Rockies. First and foremost, a huge thumbs up and “go get ’em” to former Colorado Rockies pitcher Tyler Matzek, who is working to restart his […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Matzek’s comeback, minors news, more - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 15, 2019

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Bridich on Arenado, Ottavino latest, more

A new week has started and it is also the start of another week of news and notes surrounding the Colorado Rockies. With the departure of DJ LeMahieu from the Colorado Rockies to the New York Yankees, there is at least a sigh of relief from Rockies fans that the franchise’s best second baseman didn’t […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Bridich on Arenado, Ottavino latest, more - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 14, 2019

Colorado Rockies: A look at MLB Network’s Top 10 Second and Third Basemen

This past weekend, MLB Network started their recurring offseason series of the Top 10 players at each positions and on Saturday, they started with second base and third base. MLB Network released their list of the Top 10 second and third basemen right now on Saturday and for both lists, as per usual, the so-called […] Colorado Rockies: A look at MLB Network’s Top 10 Second and Third Basemen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 13, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Drawing parallels between the Rockies and Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox were the World Champs for 2018. They deserved it. They were the best team in baseball from Spring Training to Game five of the World Series, and it showed. While the Red Sox did spend some money in free agency over the last few years, they still drafted or signed international […] Colorado Rockies: Drawing parallels between the Rockies and Red Sox - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 12, 2019

Colorado Rockies: A Thank You to DJ LeMahieu

Well, the inevitable has finally become official. Longtime Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu has signed a 2-year contract for $24 million with the New York Yankees. He’ll join old friend Troy Tulowitzki in a reshaped Yankees infield that should have no shortage of power, defensive acumen, or top-level professionalism. Looking back on LeMahieu legacy with […] Colorado Rockies: A Thank You to DJ LeMahieu - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 12, 2019

Colorado Rockies: What DJ LeMahieu’s departure means for the franchise

Arguably the best second baseman in Colorado Rockies franchise history has found a new home in the Bronx. YES Network’s Jack Curry first reported early Friday morning that longtime Rockie DJ LeMahieu has agreed to a two-year, $24 million contract with the New York Yankees. The most interesting part of this deal was the fact […] Colorado Rockies: What DJ LeMahieu’s departure means for the franchise - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2019

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: LeMahieu, Bettis, Wolters, Anderson

As we mentioned in this article yesterday afternoon, it seems as if the free agent market is finally heating up. Just in the 24 hours or so since, that has proven to be true as there have been three free agent signings and numerous arbitration eligible players that have avoided arbitration by coming to agreements […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: LeMahieu, Bettis, Wolters, Anderson - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2019

Colorado Rockies podcast: How concerned should you be about the Rox?

In the latest Rockie Road Podcast, Rox Pile’s Jake Shapiro rings in the first show of the new year by talking about the latest with the Colorado Rockies. From who will be the club’s starting centerfielder to have the Colorado Rockies done enough this offseason to make it back-to-back-to-back playoff appearances, “Shap” covers all the […] Colorado Rockies podcast: How concerned should you be about the Rox? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 11, 2019

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Blackmon on Arenado, Oberg deal and more

Hey, we know your time is valuable. With that in mind, here are some quick overviews of the latest news and notes involving the Colorado Rockies. There is much talk already about Nolan Arenado and if the Colorado Rockies will be able to keep him past the 2019 season. One of the things we discussed […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Blackmon on Arenado, Oberg deal and more - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 10, 2019

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Dozier, LeMahieu, Minor League Coaches

It seems as if the market is finally heating up since we are past the holidays so we have some updates on the market as well as a minor league update. Mercifully, there is roughly one month until pitchers and catchers report to spring training but there are still some players on the free agent […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: Dozier, LeMahieu, Minor League Coaches - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 10, 2019

Are bad contracts coming back to haunt the Colorado Rockies?

The Colorado Rockies seem to have missed out on another potential key free agent. Is it because of some of the ghosts associated with free agents of the past? On Wednesday, it was announced that the Milwaukee Brewers signed catcher Yasmani Grandal to a one-year, $18.25 million deal. Not only did the Colorado Rockies miss […] Are bad contracts coming back to haunt the Colorado Rockies? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More