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  • • Rockies OF Desmond opting out, citing high risk
    Ian Desmond will opt out of playing this season, the Colorado Rockies outfielder announced Monday....2020
  • • Colorado Rockies 2020 MLB Draft tracker: Full list of picks, including Zac Veen at No. 9 overall
    With the No. 9 pick, the Rockies selected right fielder Zac Veen out of Spruce Creek High School in Florida...2020
  • • If the Avalanche use a Quebec Nordiques alternate jersey, they should go back to the WHA days
    Colorado can honor the Nordiques while remaining true to the Avalanche Whenever the 2020-21 NHL season begins, it will be a special one for the Colorado Avalanche franchise. It will mark the 25th season since the team relocated to Denver and turned from the Quebec Nordiques to the Colorado Avalanche. Now, rumors have surfaced that the Avalanche are looking at unveiling a Quebec Nordiques themed al...2020
  • • Forget Korean Baseball: Finland’s version of baseball, Pesäpallo, is the quarantine sport you never knew you needed
    Like baseball, but exciting I was at a Colorado Rockies game in Denver last year with a pair of Finnish nationals when I discovered the world’s greatest game. We had just wrapped up a goaltending retreat in the mountains, and about ten of us weren’t set to fly out of Denver until the next day. So we all ponied up for tickets to see the Rockies demolish the Blue Jays, and spent our last night in C...2020
  • • Colorado Rockies all-time team: Walker and Helton team up with Arenado and Tulowitzki
    We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April...2020
  • • Ex-Rockies 1B Helton sentenced to 2 days in jail
    Todd Helton, a retired All-Star first baseman who played for the Colorado Rockies, was sentenced to two days in jail after a DUI arrest in Tennessee....2020
  • • Rebound candidate: Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland
    If you’re of the belief that a pitcher can’t thrive despite calling the hitters’ haven known as Coors Field home, think again. Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland did so in 2018, a year in which he finished fourth in National League Cy Young voting. He pitched to an excellent 2.85 ERA/3.67 FIP across 202 1/3 innings that season, giving the Rockies and the rest of the baseball world the impression th...2020
  • • Offseason In Review: Colorado Rockies
    A season after locking superstar Nolan Arenado into a long-term deal, the Rockies entered the offseason with a payroll bordering on the highest in team history. Despite flirting with the idea of moving Arenado and his mega deal, Colorado largely stood pat. When the 2020 season begins, they will confront their rivals in the NL…...2020
  • • Colorado Rockies' offseason reviewed
    A season after locking superstar Nolan Arenado into a long-term deal, the Rockies entered the offseason with a payroll bordering on the highest in team history. Despite flirting with the idea of moving Arenado and his mega deal, Colorado largely stood pat. When the 2020 season begins, they will confront their rivals in the NL West with close to the same team that racked up 91 losses a year ago. Gu...2020
  • • The Colorado Rockies' offseason reviewed
    A season after locking superstar Nolan Arenado into a long-term deal, the Rockies entered the offseason with a payroll bordering on the highest in team history. Despite flirting with the idea of moving Arenado and his mega deal, Colorado largely stood pat. When the 2020 season begins, they will confront their rivals in the NL West with close to the same team that racked up 91 losses a year ago. Gu...2020

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Colorado Rockies injury and suspension

  • • Morning Flurries: Still fighting the injury bug
    Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The four-game homestand might see some players return While the Colorado Avalanche active roster flew home from Southern California yesterday, those that stayed home from the trip all hit the ice at the practice facility. Yes that’s Cale Makar, Nazem Kadri, Mikko Rantanen, Matt Calvert and Philipp Grubauer. Working more limited on his own was Andre...2020
  • • Rockies manager Bud Black names Wade Davis closer
    That Wade Davis has been named the Rockies’ closer in and of itself isn’t shocking. Davis is one of the most accomplished closers of this era, changing the game with an incomparable three-year run of dominance with the Royals from 2014 to 2016. Over that span, Davis appeared in 185 contests, posting a 1.18 ERA/1.86 FIP. He gave up just three home runs in that time, and along with running mates Gre...2020
  • • NFL world reacts to Ben Roethlisberger looking like a mountain man
    As he recovers from a season-ending elbow injury, Ben Roethlisberger has not exactly prioritized personal grooming, it appears. The Pittsburgh Steelers were taking on the Buffalo Bills Sunday night when the cameras caught Big Ben on the sideline looking like he traveled to the stadium from his lodge deep in the Colorado Rockies. As the NFL community absorbed Roethlisberger’s new look, the memes fo...2019
  • • Blue Jays release Troy Tulowitzki with $38 million left on contract
    In one of the most shocking moves of the MLB offseason, the Toronto Blue Jays announced on Tuesday that they are releasing veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Tulowitzki was at one point considered one of the best infielders in baseball, but heel injuries forced him to miss the entire 2018 season. He appeared in just 66 games in 2017 because of an ankle injury, batting .249 with a .678 OPS. Still, ...2018
  • • Kenley Jansen provides update after undergoing heart surgery
    Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen underwent surgery this week to address a heart condition he has been dealing with off and on for several years, and he said Wednesday that he is thrilled with the results. Jansen was able to call into MLB Network to discuss the procedure, which he says took more than five hours. The 31-year-old said he is feeling “fantastic” other than some chest tightness ...2018
  • • Cubs SS Addison Russell to be suspended by MLB
    The Chicago Cubs are not just reeling from a premature playoff exit at the hands of the Colorado Rockies. One of their franchise cornerstones might have played his final game at the friendly confines as a member of the Cubs.Having already been placed on administrative leave following allegations by his ex-wife, shortstop Addison Russell can now expect to be suspended by Major League Baseball. As t...2018
  • • No structural damage for Trevor Story, Rockies hope to get him back this week
    The Colorado Rockies received some absolutely huge news on Tuesday as they prepare for a late-season playoff push.Star shortstop Trevor Story suffered an injury in Monday’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers while attempting to field a ground ball. He was ultimately forced from the game. Then, on Tuesday morning, reports surfaced that Story suffered potential UCL damage in his elbow during the play.T...2018
  • • Report: Trevor Story has potential UCL damage in right elbow
    After exiting Monday’s game with elbow soreness, Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story may potentially be dealing with UCL damage in his right elbow.According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Story’s exact diagnosis is not yet known but there appears to be fear he is dealing with some UCL damage. If there is UCL damage, the extent of it is still not known. A minor UCL strain could mean Story ta...2018
  • • Report: Story could be dealing with significant elbow injury
    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story left Monday night’s game with what was described as elbow soreness, and it sounds like that may have been putting it lightly.Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic is reporting that Story may have suffered UCL damage to to his right elbow. Elbow issues are obviously much more concerning with pitchers than hitters, as we recently saw with Shohei Ohtani. The Los Angele...2018
  • • Buster Posey is done for the season
    The San Francisco Giants are hanging on for dear life. And this isn’t going to help.At 62-64, the playoffs look less and less likely by the day. As it stands, they are 7.5 games out of first in the NL West. More than that, though, are how good all three teams in front of them are. All three of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers are contenders. But the Giants are als...2018

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Colorado Rockies trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Forget Korean Baseball: Finland’s version of baseball, Pesäpallo, is the quarantine sport you never knew you needed
    Like baseball, but exciting I was at a Colorado Rockies game in Denver last year with a pair of Finnish nationals when I discovered the world’s greatest game. We had just wrapped up a goaltending retreat in the mountains, and about ten of us weren’t set to fly out of Denver until the next day. So we all ponied up for tickets to see the Rockies demolish the Blue Jays, and spent our last night in C...2020
  • • Colorado Rockies' offseason reviewed
    A season after locking superstar Nolan Arenado into a long-term deal, the Rockies entered the offseason with a payroll bordering on the highest in team history. Despite flirting with the idea of moving Arenado and his mega deal, Colorado largely stood pat. When the 2020 season begins, they will confront their rivals in the NL West with close to the same team that racked up 91 losses a year ago. Gu...2020
  • • The Colorado Rockies' offseason reviewed
    A season after locking superstar Nolan Arenado into a long-term deal, the Rockies entered the offseason with a payroll bordering on the highest in team history. Despite flirting with the idea of moving Arenado and his mega deal, Colorado largely stood pat. When the 2020 season begins, they will confront their rivals in the NL West with close to the same team that racked up 91 losses a year ago. Gu...2020
  • • Report: Rockies, White Sox are front-runners to sign Yasiel Puig
    Spring training is underway across the major leagues, with players getting ready for the upcoming season. While free-agent outfielder Yasiel Puig remains without a team, that may not be for long. The 29-year-old slugger is reportedly close to signing a deal. According to Héctor Gomez, the Chicago White Sox and Colorado Rockies have emerged as the front-runners to sign Puig. Furthermore, Puig is re...2020
  • • Rockies star Nolan Arenado not backing down from criticism of GM
    The drama-filled offseason surrounding star third baseman Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies is a thing of the past. On the trade block throughout the winter, Arenado is currently with the team during the early stages of Spring Training in Arizona. Whether this All-Star is with Colorado on Opening Day remains to be seen. But he’s not backing down from previous criticism directed at embattled g...2020
  • • Is the Kris Bryant-Nolan Arenado swap still a possibility?
    While the trade rumor mill in MLB has gone quiet with spring training closing in, the potential for one more blockbuster trade remains a possibility. According to The Athletic’s Patrick Mooney, the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies haven’t entirely dismissed a Nolan Arenado for Kris Bryant swap. The two sides discussed the swap of their star third basemen earlier this offseason. However, some fact...2020
  • • Rockies beat catcher Wolters in salary arbitration
    Teams improved to 4-0 in salary arbitration this year when the Colorado Rockies defeated catcher Tony Wolters, who will earn $1.9 million rather than his request for $2,475,000....2020
  • • Report: Cubs have discussed Kris Bryant trade with multiple teams
    Now that Mookie Betts is on the move, Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant is the top name available on the trade market. As the Cubs head into spring training, the front office reportedly continues to discuss trading Bryant with multiple teams. According to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi, the Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies have held conversations with Chicago regar...2020
  • • Report: Mariners sign former All-Star OF Carlos Gonzalez to minor-league contract
    The Seattle Mariners and former All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez have reportedly agreed to a minor-league contract, per USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. Gonzalez, who appeared in just 45 games with the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs during the 2019 season, will head to spring training with a chance to make Seattle’s roster. The 34-year-old’s minor-league deal will pay him $750,000 if he makes t...2020
  • • Phillies, Nationals showing interest in Kris Bryant trade
    The blockbuster Mookie Betts trade on Tuesday night could be the first of several dominos to fall in MLB’s trade market before spring training. Now, with trade rumors swirling about Kris Bryant’s future with the Chicago Cubs, the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals are pursuing him. According to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, Bryant is now the next MLB star who could be traded before the ...2020

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  • • Zack Greinke is all about that consistency
    For most of this season, the Arizona Diamondbacks were once again looking like a team destined for the playoffs — until September hit, that is.After being at or near the top of the National League West standings for a majority of this year, they’ve gone just 5-13 in the final month leading up to the playoffs. With a 79-74 record heading into Friday’s action, Arizona is now looking up at both the L...2018

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  • • Cubs SS Addison Russell to be suspended by MLB
    2018
  • • Enough with the basebrawls already
    It’s unfortunate, but necessary, to constantly re-evaluate what you were into growing up.Growing up a connoisseur of baseball video games, I loved it when batters charged the mound after being hit by a pitch. Whether it was Bases Loaded, Base Wars or MVP Baseball, I lived to see a brawl. This extends to real life as well. Right before the 2018 regular season started, this writer tweeted a video of...2018
  • • Mother of Pirates C Elias Diaz kidnapped in Venezuela
    Major League Baseball has been hit with some serious news on Thursday. News broke that the mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz was kidnapped in Venezuela.Citing Venezuelan website Meridiano, Elizabeth Bloom of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that “Diaz’s mother was kidnapped in San Francisco, in the state of Zulia, on Thursday afternoon.”Pirates president Frank Coonelly released t...2018

Top Colorado Rockies news

  • • Moore, bullpen solid as Giants shut out Rox
    Should the Colorado Rockies miss qualifying for the postseason, their season-ending tale of woe likely will include their 4-0 loss Wednesday to the San Francisco Giants. The outcome sealed a two-game series win for the Giants, who hampered the Rockies' bid to secure the National League's second Wild Card....2017
  • • Rox shut out by Giants, losing grip on WC spot
    Should the Colorado Rockies miss qualifying for the postseason, their season-ending tale of woe likely will include their 4-0 loss Wednesday to the San Francisco Giants. The outcome sealed a two-game series win for the Giants, who hampered the Rockies' bid to secure the National League's second Wild Card....2017
  • • Walk-off loss trims Rox's Wild Card lead to 1
    The Colorado Rockies' grip on a postseason berth slipped somewhat Tuesday night as Hunter Pence's bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the ninth inning lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory. Colorado's fourth loss in six games trimmed its lead to a game over Milwaukee, a 1-0 winner over Pittsburgh, for the National League's second Wild Card spot....2017
  • • Pence helps Giants hurt Rox's Wild Card hopes
    The Colorado Rockies' grip on a postseason berth slipped somewhat Tuesday night as Hunter Pence's bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the ninth inning lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory. Colorado's fourth loss in six games trimmed its lead to a game over Milwaukee, a 1-0 winner over Pittsburgh, for the National League's second Wild Card spot....2017
  • • Source: Closer Davis agrees to join Rockies
    Wade Davis, who saved 32 games for the Chicago Cubs in 2017, has agreed to a 3-year, $52 million deal with the Colorado Rockies, a source confirmed to ESPN....2017
  • • MLB Hall of Famer Larry Walker to serve as honorary emergency backup goaltender for Avalanche
    Long before he became an MLB Hall of Famer, longtime Colorado Rockies slugger Larry Walker had his sights set on suiting up in the NHL. His junior hockey hopes were dashed early, but the Avalanche are giving the 53-year-old the chance to live out his dream. The post MLB Hall of Famer Larry Walker to serve as honorary emergency backup goaltender for Avalanche appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Walker's plaque to show Rockies cap, not Expos
    Larry Walker's Hall of Fame plaque in Cooperstown will have a Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos one, he said Wednesday. "It's a hard decision, being a Canadian," he said....2020
  • • Bud Black open to playing doubleheaders when season begins
    Bud Black is willing to get creative amid the reality of a drastically altered MLB calendar. During a conference call this week, the Colorado Rockies manager said that he would be open to playing doubleheaders whenever the season finally begins. “In theory, yeah, I think all of us would be up for some sort of doubleheader situation,” said Black, per ESPN. “The thing that’s going to be in front of ...2020
  • • Ex-Rockies 1B Helton sentenced to 2 days in jail
    2020
  • • Rockies intrigued by Cubs, Cardinals for Nolan Arenado trade?
    As the Colorado Rockies continue to explore the market for a potential trade of All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs have emerged as potential fits for a blockbuster deal. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Cubs and Cardinals have stood out as two teams that could offer what the Rockies are seeking and have the financial and roster resources to make a de...2020

Colorado Rockies fantasy rankings and news

  • • Cody Bellinger's fantasy baseball stock just keeps on rising
    Cody Bellinger is living the life right about now. Not only are the Los Angeles Dodgers sporting an 8-3 record with baseball’s second-best run differential (+35) heading into Tuesday night, but there are also only three hitters with a better wRC+ than Bellinger’s 266 mark (Mike Trout, Tim Anderson and Tim Beckham). As if that wasn’t enough, the reigning National League Player of the Week is tied f...2019
  • • Nolan Arenado apologizes to his fantasy owners for suspension
    Nolan Arenado knows that he let down more than his Colorado Rockies with his suspension. He also knows he hurt his fantasy owners.According to SiriusXM host Craig Mish, the Rockies third baseman apologized to his fantasy owners for missing five games this season due to a suspension. Arenado was suspended for throwing punches at Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo on April 11. Since returning from his susp...2018

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  • • Forget Korean Baseball: Finland’s version of baseball, Pesäpallo, is the quarantine sport you never knew you needed
    2020
  • • Colorado Rockies all-time team: Walker and Helton team up with Arenado and Tulowitzki
    2020
  • • Rebound candidate: Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland
    2020
  • • Bud Black open to playing doubleheaders when season begins
    2020
  • • Morning Flurries: Still fighting the injury bug
    2020
  • • Report: Rockies, White Sox are front-runners to sign Yasiel Puig
    2020
  • • Rockies' Davis ready to regain closer's role
    Wade Davis has again entered spring training as the Colorado Rockies' closer after a rough 2019 season....2020
  • • Nolan Arenado explains tension with Rockies
    Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies have had a difficult offseason, and according to the third baseman, it simply comes down to wanting to contend. Arenado said Friday that he wants to contend for championships consistently and make the playoffs, stating that he only has so many chances of making an impact in October. “You know what, and I want you please to write this down, the perception of m...2020
  • • Is the Kris Bryant-Nolan Arenado swap still a possibility?
    2020
  • • Report: Cubs have discussed Kris Bryant trade with multiple teams
    2020

Colorado Rockies rumors, scandals

  • • Rockies manager Bud Black names Wade Davis closer
    2020
  • • Rockies, Cubs reportedly discussed Kris Bryant, Nolan Arenado trade
    Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant are two of the biggest names reportedly on the trade market. As both organizations weigh offers for their respective stars, the Rockies and Cubs have also reportedly discussed a one-for-one swap. According to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, Chicago and Colorado have engaged in dialogue on a blockbuster trade that would se...2020
  • • Bryce Harper reportedly did not want opt-out clause in Phillies contract
    Amid speculation that Bryce Harper did not want to play in Philadelphia and preferred to sign with a West Coast team, the star outfielder agreed to a contract on Thursday that makes it clear he wants to be a Phillie for life. Harper has agreed to a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Phillies. The deal is the largest in MLB history in terms of total guaranteed dollars, but it does not include ...2019
  • • Blue Jays release Troy Tulowitzki with $38 million left on contract
    2018
  • • Offseason Outlook: Colorado Rockies
    MLBTR is publishing Offseason Outlooks for all 30 teams.  Click here to read the other entries in this series. A persistent 2018 Rockies club made it into the postseason and won a chance at a divisional series, but ran into a Brewers buzzsaw. They’ll look to carry the momentum into the coming season, but will first…...2018
  • • Yasiel Puig burglarized for the fourth time in past year-and-a-half
    Yasiel Puig’s home in the San Fernando Valley was burglarized on Tuesday evening, reports TMZ Sports. The crime occurred while Puig was at the ballpark for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. The incident now makes it four times that the Dodgers slugger has been subjected to such a crime since spring training in 2017. Law enforcement sources tell us cops w...2018
  • • Buster Posey is done for the season
    2018
  • • Watch: Astros’ Alex Bregman unloads on umps over fan interference call
    Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman absolutely unloaded on the umpiring crew calling Wednesday’s game in an expletive-laden rant following a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Bregman’s post-game rant centered around a controversial fan-interference call during the top of the sixth inning. Bregman’s hit a high fly ball that bounced of the wall. Rockies manager Bud Black challenged for fan int...2018
  • • Nolan Arenado fuels speculation about future by wearing California hat
    Nolan Arenado can’t become a free agent until after the 2019 season, but some are already getting a head start on the hysteria.The Colorado Rockies third baseman wore a “California Republic” hat to All-Star festivities on Tuesday, leading to a bit of speculation about his future. Granted the four-time All-Star is a native of California, having been born and raised in the Orange County area, but th...2018
  • • Rockies troll Sixers over burner account scandal
    The Philadelphia 76ers are prime fodder for roasting right now, and baseball’s Colorado Rockies are leaping at the opportunity.In perhaps the wildest story of the NBA season, Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo was reported on Tuesday to have allegedly been using secret Twitter accounts to criticize his players and leak other sensitive information about the team in an effort to make himself look better.The ...2018

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