7:03 AM EST, Fri February 28, 2020
Rox Pile 16 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: Too early to get excited for an improved season?

Though early, the Colorado Rockies are off to a strong start in spring training. Now Rockies fans are walking the line between optimism and “it’s just spring training.” One of the faces of a prospective Colorado Rockies’ bounce back year, Jairo Diaz, made his first appearance of spring training in Wednesday’s dramatic 4-3 win over […] Colorado Rockies: Too early to get excited for an improved season? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue 19 hours ago
Know your enemy: Colorado Rockies

Know your enemy: Colorado Rockies

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports The Rockies did a whole lot of nothing this offseason. KEY ADDITIONS: Ubaldo Jimenez KEY SUBTRACTIONS: Chad Bettis, Pat Valaika, Yonder Alonso Once again, I have put the additions and subtractions list at the top of this post to make a point. The Rockies were the only team to not sign a major-league free agent this offseason — Jimenez is in camp on a minor-league deal, and he is 36 years old and until this offseason (when he played winter ball in the Dominican Republic) he hadn’t pitched anywhere since 2017. Of the subtractions, Bettis was awful in 2019...
Purple Row 22 hours ago
Rockies State of the Position, 2020: Third base

Rockies State of the Position, 2020: Third base

Photo by Rob Tringali/ Nolan Arenado is the Rockies’ third baseman. Move along, nothing to see here. If Nolan Arenado isn’t the best third baseman in baseball, consensus is he’s in the top three, placing somewhere between Alex Bregman and Anthony Rendon. Arenado is everything you would want as the cornerstone of a franchise. His work ethic is unparalleled, he’s one of the best players in baseball both offensively and defensively, and, although a bit reserved, he matches the talent on the field with his presence off the field. Any general manager would be overjoyed to have...
Purple Row 23 hours ago
Thursday Rockpile: Party like it’s 2010!

Thursday Rockpile: Party like it’s 2010!

Photo by Pouya Dianat/Atlanta Braves/ Rockies news and links for Thursday, February 27, 2020 Ubaldo Jimenez makes 2020 spring training debut for Rockies, yielding one run across two innings | The Denver Post ($) Ubaldo Jiménez last pitched for the Rockies nearly nine years ago and he took the mound for the first time on Wednesday against the Texas Rangers. He pitched two innings, yielding one run on two hits with 21 pitches. His fastball hovered around 90 mph, according to Kyle Newman. Not bad for the 36-year-old righty. It’s been well-documented that Jiménez is attempting a comeback...
Rox Pile Feb 27, 2020

The Colorado Rockies prospect that has taken the Cactus League by storm

The Colorado Rockies have played four Cactus League games thus far and they are tied for the best record (3-1) in the league along with the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres. That success has come partially due to the success of one Rockies prospect. The Colorado Rockies started their Cactus League slate (after […] The Colorado Rockies prospect that has taken the Cactus League by storm - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More