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Winter Meetings Journal, Day 3: Time to wrap up that unfinished…

Winter Meetings Journal, Day 3: Time to wrap up that unfinished business

yahoo.com Updated 59 minutes ago
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 …
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  • Ian Desmond deal presents more questions than answers for Rocki…

    Ian Desmond deal presents more questions than answers for Rockies

    yahoo.com MLB.com 1 hour ago
    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…
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  • Rockies looking at big-ticket first basemen

    Rockies looking at big-ticket first basemen

    MLB.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.
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  • McGee avoids arbitration with 1-year contract

    McGee avoids arbitration with 1-year contract

    MLB.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.
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  • Lyles inks 1-year deal, avoids arbitration

    Lyles inks 1-year deal, avoids arbitration

    MLB.com Nov 30
    The Rockies and right-handed reliever Jordan Lyles agreed to a one-year, $3.175 million contract Wednesday to avoid arbitration.
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  • Q&A: Bridich details how he became Rockies' GM

    Q&A: Bridich details how he became Rockies' GM

    MLB.com Nov 26
    Jeff 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…
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  • CarGo eyes Classic warmup in winter ball

    CarGo eyes Classic warmup in winter ball

    MLB.com Nov 22
    Carlos 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 …
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  • Redmond named Rockies bench coach

    Redmond named Rockies bench coach

    MLB.com Nov 16
    Former Marlins manager Mike Redmond was named the Rockies' new bench coach Wednesday.
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  • All-Star Arenado will play for U.S. in Classic

    All-Star Arenado will play for U.S. in Classic

    MLB.com Nov 13
    Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado announced Sunday that he will play for Team USA in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
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  • Black's intangibles make him uniquely qualified to helm Rox

    Black's intangibles make him uniquely qualified to helm Rox

    MLB.com Nov 12
    As Bud Black takes over as the Rockies' manager, it's a good time to examine the intangible traits that make him special.
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  • Holliday considering return to Rockies

    Holliday considering return to Rockies

    MLB.com Nov 12
    Speculation 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.
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  • If Rockies want to win, trading Carlos Gonzalez doesn't add up

    If Rockies want to win, trading Carlos Gonzalez doesn't add up

    ESPN.com Nov 11
    If Rockies want to win, trading Carlos Gonzalez doesn't add up
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  • Rockies confident in lefty-heavy outfield

    Rockies confident in lefty-heavy outfield

    MLB.com Nov 10
    If 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.
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  • Bridich not looking to deal CarGo, Blackmon

    Bridich not looking to deal CarGo, Blackmon

    MLB.com Nov 9
    At 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.
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  • Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?

    Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?

    ESPN.com Nov 8
    Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?
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  • Best Bud: Rockies land new skipper

    Best Bud: Rockies land new skipper

    A 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.
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  • Some Managerial Moves That Probably Won't Matter Much

    Some Managerial Moves That Probably Won't Matter Much

    deadspin.com Nov 7
    Fresh 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 …
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  • Rockies keep a lid on search for manager

    Rockies keep a lid on search for manager

    MLB.com Nov 4
    As 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.
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  • Cubs' Martinez candidate for Rockies' manager job

    Cubs' Martinez candidate for Rockies' manager job

    MLB.com Oct 30
    Cubs 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.
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  • Q&A: Saberhagen on early career, '85 World Series

    Q&A: Saberhagen on early career, '85 World Series

    MLB.com Oct 22
    Bret 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…
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  • McMahon's clutch hit paces Salt River in win

    McMahon's clutch hit paces Salt River in win

    MLB.com Oct 19
    Ryan 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.
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  • Bridich sees CarGo, Blackmon as key cogs

    Bridich sees CarGo, Blackmon as key cogs

    MLB.com Oct 5
    Rockies 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.
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  • Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story pens thank-you note to fans

    Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story pens thank-you note to fans

    ESPN.com Oct 4
    Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story pens thank-you note to fans
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  • Video - Tulo Looking For Fresh Start 02:13

    Tulo Looking For Fresh Start

    Feb 26
    Troy Tulowitzki discusses his transition as a veteran with the Colorado Rockies and what the team must do to improve on its 2014 record.
  • 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.