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GM Hawkins? Righty has post-career plans

GM Hawkins? Righty has post-career plans

MLB.com Updated Dec 19 (3 days ago)
As he enters his 21st and final season in the Majors, Rockies right-hander LaTroy Hawkins realizes he has seen just a "small piece" of the sport he loves. When he takes off the uniform for the final time, he plans on delving into the rest.
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  • Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

    Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    CBSSports.com reported on Friday that the Rockies and Mets are "quietly discussing" a possible deal involving shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but went on to say talks are "in the early stages with several hurdles to go." Two sources with …
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  • Rockies targeting veteran righties for rotation

    Rockies targeting veteran righties for rotation

    MLB.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    The Rockies' exploration for veteran pitching has them kicking the tires on several free agents. Righties Kevin Correia, Aaron Harang, Josh Johnson and Kyle Kendrick are believed to be four of many available free agents with whom the Rockies have made i…
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  • Rockies add former Cards infielder Descalso

    Rockies add former Cards infielder Descalso

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 16 (6 days ago)
    The Rockies' signing of utility infielder Daniel Descalso to a two-year, $3.6 million contract on Tuesday represents a small but potentially important departure from the roster construction of the last couple of years.
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  • Heaney, Rutledge experience wild ride in flurry of moves

    Heaney, Rutledge experience wild ride in flurry of moves

    MLB.com Dec 12
    Lefty prospect Andrew Heaney was dealt twice in a span of minutes, first to the Dodgers and then to the Angels. Infielder Josh Rutledge went to sleep as a member of the Rockies and woke up as the prime candidate to replace Howie Kendrick in Los Angeles.
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  • Rox happy with additions, have more to do

    Rox happy with additions, have more to do

    MLB.com Dec 11
    Rockies GM Jeff Bridich isn't returning to Denver from the Winter Meetings with a trove of riches, but he isn't empty-handed. The Rockies, who are pushing for starting pitching, were under no requirement to do something just because all the teams were t…
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  • Angels deal Kendrick, get Heaney, Rutledge

    Angels deal Kendrick, get Heaney, Rutledge

    MLB.com Dec 11
    The Angels sent homegrown second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers for pitching prospect Andrew Heaney late Wednesday night, and also acquired infielder Jeff Rutledge from the Rockies.
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  • Rockies' players drawing interest from other clubs

    Rockies' players drawing interest from other clubs

    MLB.com Dec 8
    While keeping star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki abreast of any possible trade negotiations, the Rockies are hearing from other teams about interest in Wilin Rosario, Drew Stubbs, Nolan Arenado and more.
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  • Rox tender contracts to all but Sitton

    Rox tender contracts to all but Sitton

    MLB.com Dec 2
    The Rockies tendered 2015 contract offers to all of their arbitration-eligible players before Tuesday night's deadline. The only member of the 40-man roster to be non-tendered was Kraig Sitton.
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  • Dodgers acquire P Nicasio from Rockies

    Dodgers acquire P Nicasio from Rockies

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 24
    The Dodgers acquire pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Rockies for a player to be named or cash.
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  • Offense at the heart of Rockies' road woes

    Offense at the heart of Rockies' road woes

    MLB.com Nov 23
    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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  • 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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