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.Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking TuloMLB.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies targeting veteran righties for rotationMLB.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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Dec 12Lefty 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rox happy with additions, have more to doMLB.com Dec 11Rockies 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…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Dec 11The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies' players drawing interest from other clubsMLB.com Dec 8While 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rox tender contracts to all but SittonMLB.com Dec 2The 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.Upvote Share TweetThe Dodgers acquire pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Rockies for a player to be named or cash.Upvote Share Tweet
Offense at the heart of Rockies' road woesMLB.com Nov 23The 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 14Rockies 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 13The 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.Upvote Share TweetSomehow, 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 …Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 11The Pirates and Rockies swapped pitchers on Tuesday, with right-hander Rob Scahill going to Pittsburgh in exchange for Minor League right-hander Shane Carle.Upvote Share TweetBy 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies said to be listening on Tulo, CarGoThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
New coaches like look of Rockies' pitching staffThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Biomechanics specialist Holmes steps in for RockiesNew 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Rockies willing to hear offers on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalezyahoo.com Nov 5With 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Rockies willing to hear offers on Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalezyahoo.com Nov 5With 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…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 5Steve 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Cuddyer receives qualifying offer from RockiesMLB.com Nov 3Keeping 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies get reliever Rondon off waivers from CardsMLB.com Nov 3Looking 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.Upvote Share Tweet
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