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Offense at the heart of Rockies' road woes

Offense at the heart of Rockies' road woes

MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
The Rockies have a challenge that is bigger than the pitching staff making its home at Coors Field and the mile-high altitude of Denver. Colorado's primary problem is it's lack of offense on the road.
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  • Morneau's blast breaks ice for MLB squad in loss

    Morneau's blast breaks ice for MLB squad in loss

    MLB.com Nov 14
    Rockies slugger Justin Morneau helped break an 11-inning scoreless streak for the MLB All-Stars with his first hit of the Japan All-Star Series on Friday, a long two-run home run.
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  • Rockies working to bring NHL action to Coors Field

    Rockies working to bring NHL action to Coors Field

    MLB.com Nov 13
    The Rockies are in negotiations with the National Hockey League, the owners of the Colorado Avalanche and sponsor MillerCoors toward bringing an NHL Stadium Series game to Coors Field during the 2015-16 season.
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  • Bridich working with inside knowledge of Rox

    Bridich working with inside knowledge of Rox

    MLB.com ESPN.com Nov 11
    Somehow, the Rockies must improve their starting pitching, whether it's through trades or free agency. New general manager Jeff Bridich has called starting pitching an "absolute need." Industry observers say the club could look to improve its …
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  • Pirates acquire righty Scahill from Rockies

    Pirates acquire righty Scahill from Rockies

    MLB.com Nov 11
    The Pirates and Rockies swapped pitchers on Tuesday, with right-hander Rob Scahill going to Pittsburgh in exchange for Minor League right-hander Shane Carle.
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  • Mets Make Statement, Signing Rockies’ Cuddyer

    Mets Make Statement, Signing Rockies’ Cuddyer

    By adding the bat and veteran presence of outfielder Michael Cuddyer to their lineup, the Mets made a move in free agency that signaled they plan to contend.
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  • Rockies said to be listening on Tulo, CarGo

    Rockies said to be listening on Tulo, CarGo

    MLB.com Nov 6
    The Rockies are in listening mode for trade offers regarding shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, their big-ticket players coming off season-ending surgeries, multiple Major League sources said Thursday.
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  • New coaches like look of Rockies' pitching staff

    New coaches like look of Rockies' pitching staff

    MLB.com Nov 6
    The Rockies are ready to make big offseason moves for pitching help, especially in the starting rotation, but new pitching coach Steve Foster and new bullpen coach Darren Holmes also see talent in the holdovers.
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  • Biomechanics specialist Holmes steps in for Rockies

    Biomechanics specialist Holmes steps in for Rockies

    MLB.com Nov 6
    New Rockies bullpen coach Darren Holmes understands the toughness it takes to pitch in Denver. The former trainer and Colorado reliever can also put the brawn aside and get technical.
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  • Report: Rockies willing to hear offers on Troy Tulowitzki and C…

    Report: Rockies willing to hear offers on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez

    yahoo.com Nov 5
    With long overdue change and clarity finally established in the front office, it appears the Colorado Rockies are inching closer to at least entertaining the idea of trading superstars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez. This according to Fox Sports Ke…
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  • Report: Rockies willing to hear offers on Troy Tulowitzki and C…

    Report: Rockies willing to hear offers on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez

    yahoo.com Nov 5
    With long overdue change and clarity finally established in the front office, it appears the Colorado Rockies are inching closer to at least entertaining the idea of trading superstars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez. This according to Fox Sports Ke…
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  • New pitching coach Foster ready to write next chapter

    New pitching coach Foster ready to write next chapter

    MLB.com Nov 5
    Steve Foster says he wants to "breathe life" into pitchers, the way people like the Rockies' director of pitching operations Mark Wiley, (who worked with him with the Marlins), Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild and Royals GM Dayton Moore…
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  • Cuddyer receives qualifying offer from Rockies

    Cuddyer receives qualifying offer from Rockies

    MLB.com Nov 3
    Keeping the door open to re-signing free-agent Michael Cuddyer but also protecting themselves if they can't, the Rockies extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer for 2015 to the first baseman-outfielder on Monday.
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  • Rockies get reliever Rondon off waivers from Cards

    Rockies get reliever Rondon off waivers from Cards

    MLB.com Nov 3
    Looking to add power to their bullpen, the Rockies claimed right-hander Jorge Rondon off waivers from the Cardinals on Monday and designated righty reliever Rob Scahill for assignment to make room for Rondon on the 40-man Major League roster.
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  • Anderson's 2015 option not picked up by Rockies

    Anderson's 2015 option not picked up by Rockies

    The Rockies have declined the 2015 option on left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson, who flashed his ability when healthy but made just eight starts because of injuries.
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  • Rockies encouraged by growth of resilient Ottavino

    Rockies encouraged by growth of resilient Ottavino

    MLB.com Oct 30
    The Rockies and right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino would rather not have gone through a disappointing performance in June. But the way Ottavino bounced back could be valuable information for his future.
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  • Rockies part ways with coaches Wright, McLaughlin

    Rockies part ways with coaches Wright, McLaughlin

    MLB.com Oct 23
    Rockies pitching coach Jim Wright and assistant pitching coach/bullpen coach Bo McLaughlin will not return in 2015, the team announced Thursday.
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  • Royals' World Series Game 1 loss is eerily similar to Rockies l…

    Royals' World Series Game 1 loss is eerily similar to Rockies loss in 2007

    yahoo.com Oct 22
    The Kansas City Royals were dealt their first postseason setback in Game 1 of the World Series, falling 7-1 to the Madison Bumgarner and Hunter Pence led San Francisco Giants at a boisterous Kauffman Stadium. The lopsided result wasn't what they had in …
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  • Brothers striving for greater consistency in 2015

    Brothers striving for greater consistency in 2015

    MLB.com Oct 16
    The Rockies must pitch better as starters and relievers in 2015, and the club is expected to try to add impact performers for both. It will help if lefty Rex Brothers, who turns 27 on Dec. 18 and is in his first offseason of arbitration eligibility, reb…
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  • Helton enjoying postseason, likens Royals to 2007 Rockies

    Helton enjoying postseason, likens Royals to 2007 Rockies

    MLB.com Oct 14
    Todd Helton appeared Tuesday at the Denver Rescue Mission for a Hunt.Fish.Feed. event run by Sportsman Channel and discussed the 2014 postseason, the Rockies and more.
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  • Former Rox Minor Leaguer Laurent killed in crash

    Former Rox Minor Leaguer Laurent killed in crash

    MLB.com Oct 9
    Former Rockies Minor League outfielder Chandler Laurent was killed Wednesday night when a car he was driving collided into the back of an 18-wheeler that had slowed in traffic on Interstate 12 near Covington, La.
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  • Passion for baseball defines new GM Bridich

    Passion for baseball defines new GM Bridich

    MLB.com Oct 9
    Since graduating from Harvard in 2000, Jeff Bridich -- who was named the Rockies' general manager Wednesday -- built a career in professional baseball. But a part of him never stopped being the gritty catcher and outfielder who earned the honor of being…
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  • Video - MLB All-Stars No-Hit By Japan 00:52

    MLB All-Stars No-Hit By Japan

    Nov 15
    Japan'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.
  • Video - Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer 02:51

    Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer

    Nov 10
    ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin breaks down the Mets' signing of outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal.
  • Video - Rockies Make Front-Office Changes 01:56

    Rockies Make Front-Office Changes

    Oct 8
    ESPN MLB Insider Jim Bowden discusses Dan O'Dowd's decision to resign after 15 years with the Rockies.
  • Video - Dodgers Power Past Rockies 00:36

    Dodgers Power Past Rockies

    Sep 28
    Matt Kemp, Adrian Gonzalez and Roger Bernadina each homered in the Dodgers' 10-5 win over the Rockies.

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