Winter Meetings Journal, Day 3: Time to wrap up that unfinished business
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Don Mattingly’s presser at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday. (AP) NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A lot has happened since the last Winter Meetings Journal. Chris Sale was traded, finally. Ian Desmond got a $70 million deal from the Colorado Rockies. Wade Davis …Share Tweet
The Rockies signed Ian Desmond to a huge deal Wednesday. (Getty Images/Scott Halleran) Imagine being a Colorado Rockies fan Wednesday morning. As you sit at work hoping your team does something this offseason, your phone buzzes. It’s a Rockies alert. Yo…Share Tweet
Rockies looking at big-ticket first basemenMLB.com Dec 5 (yesterday)General manager Jeff Bridich said on Monday at the Winter Meetings that the Rockies are considering the heavy price tag for free-agent first basemen Mark Trumbo and Edwin Encarnacion.Share Tweet
McGee avoids arbitration with 1-year contractMLB.com Dec 2 (5 days ago)Lefty reliever Jake McGee, whose first season with the Rockies was hampered by a left knee injury in June and a subsequent slump, reached a one-year, $5.9 million contract with the club on Friday to avoid arbitration.Share Tweet
Lyles inks 1-year deal, avoids arbitrationMLB.com Nov 30The Rockies and right-handed reliever Jordan Lyles agreed to a one-year, $3.175 million contract Wednesday to avoid arbitration.Share Tweet
Q&A: Bridich details how he became Rockies' GMMLB.com Nov 26Jeff Bridich, embarking on his third season as the general manager of the Rockies, admits the team is at a crossroads. Colorado is looking to become a factor in the National League West, and at the age of 39, it is a challenge he welcomes. Bridich discu…Share Tweet
CarGo eyes Classic warmup in winter ballMLB.com Nov 22Carlos Gonzalez is eyeing playing for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in March, and would like to get in shape by playing in his country's winter league this season for Aguilas del Zulia. However, the Rockies outfielder said he still would need …Share Tweet
Redmond named Rockies bench coachMLB.com Nov 16Former Marlins manager Mike Redmond was named the Rockies' new bench coach Wednesday.Share Tweet
All-Star Arenado will play for U.S. in ClassicMLB.com Nov 13Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado announced Sunday that he will play for Team USA in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.Share Tweet
Black's intangibles make him uniquely qualified to helm RoxMLB.com Nov 12As Bud Black takes over as the Rockies' manager, it's a good time to examine the intangible traits that make him special.Share Tweet
Holliday considering return to RockiesMLB.com Nov 12Speculation surrounding Matt Holliday and a potential return to the Rockies has gained momentum over the past week, and the 13-year veteran indicated Friday that he would give great regard to a potential offer from the club that drafted him.Share Tweet
If Rockies want to win, trading Carlos Gonzalez doesn't add upESPN.com Nov 11If Rockies want to win, trading Carlos Gonzalez doesn't add upShare Tweet
Rockies confident in lefty-heavy outfieldMLB.com Nov 10If the Rockies had a game immediately, their 25-man roster would include five left-handed-hitting outfielders. But they don't see it as a problem.Share Tweet
Bridich not looking to deal CarGo, BlackmonMLB.com Nov 9At gatherings such as the General Managers Meetings, the Rockies' Jeff Bridich usually spends part of his time wearing a bemused smile as he's asked once more if he'll give up all that is dear, or at least right fielder Carlos Gonzalez, in a trade.Share Tweet
Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?ESPN.com Nov 8Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?Share TweetA month-plus managerial search -- the last in Major League Baseball this offseason -- ended Monday when the Colorado Rockies introduced Bud Black as their new skipper.Share Tweet
Some Managerial Moves That Probably Won't Matter Muchdeadspin.com Nov 7Fresh off a sub-.500 season, the Colorado Rockies are reportedly replacing Walt Weiss, who managed the team to no higher than a third-place finish in four years, with Bud Black. Although the hiring has yet to be confirmed, several outlets are reporting …Share Tweet
Rockies keep a lid on search for managerMLB.com Nov 4As has been the case throughout the process, the Rockies aren't commenting on their search. So, given the scant information that's emerging, here's where the situation stood on Friday.Share Tweet
Cubs' Martinez candidate for Rockies' manager jobMLB.com Oct 30Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez is reportedly a candidate for the Rockies' managerial vacancy. Chicago manager Joe Maddon was encouraged to hear that Martinez would be considered.Share Tweet
Q&A: Saberhagen on early career, '85 World SeriesMLB.com Oct 22Bret Saberhagen enjoyed a career in which he was a three-time All-Star and two-time winner of the American League Cy Young Award. He pitched in the postseason with the Royals (1984, '85), Rockies ('95) and Red Sox ('98, '99). He is the subject of this w…Share Tweet
McMahon's clutch hit paces Salt River in winMLB.com Oct 19Ryan McMahon, the Rockies' No. 6 prospect, swatted a two-run triple in the bottom of the seventh to pace Rafters in a victory over Surprise.Share Tweet
Bridich sees CarGo, Blackmon as key cogsMLB.com Oct 5Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich made clear that he does not look at outfielders Carlos Gonzalez and Charlie Blackmon as bait in his efforts to improve the roster.Share Tweet
Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story pens thank-you note to fansESPN.com Oct 4Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story pens thank-you note to fansShare Tweet
Tulo Looking For Fresh StartFeb 26Troy Tulowitzki discusses his transition as a veteran with the Colorado Rockies and what the team must do to improve on its 2014 record.
MLB All-Stars No-Hit By JapanNov 15Japan's Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-0 to take a 3-0 lead in their five-game series.
Mets Sign Michael CuddyerNov 10ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin breaks down the Mets' signing of outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal.
Rockies Make Front-Office ChangesOct 8ESPN MLB Insider Jim Bowden discusses Dan O'Dowd's decision to resign after 15 years with the Rockies.