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We are 19 games into a 60 game season and while the Colorado Rockies have gotten out to about as good a start as anyone could have hoped for, every single negative is going to be magnified because every mistake is that much more costly. As such, it is only right that we hold the microscope up to every underperforming…...

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Zero. Nothing. None. Nada. Zilch. Zip. The big goose egg. We have a lot of different ways of describing the absence of something and you can take whichever is your favorite to describe the number of Major League additions the Colorado Rockies made to their roster in the offseason. This is an inescapable and incredibly frustrating fact for anyone hoping…...

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The Colorado Rockies had an absolutely miserable campaign in 2019, there’s no way around it. As such it is natural, expected even, that national audiences – including 29 GMs in MLB – would be wondering aloud whether or not the club might have some interest in rebuilding. Despite the fact that Jeff Bridich made it crystal clear in contrasting…...

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On Wednesday, the Colorado Rockies announced a series of moves to create room on the 40-man roster and free up some money on the 2020 payroll. Three players were placed on waivers and subsequently claimed: LHP Tyler Anderson (San Francisco Giants), LHP Sam Howard (Pittsburgh Pirates) and INF Pat Valaika (Baltimore Orioles). RHP Chad Bettis cleared outright waivers and elected…...

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The Colorado Rockies had to make the somewhat shocking and entirely difficult decision on Friday to option Kyle Freeland, arguably their most important player a year ago, to Triple-A Albuquerque. Rockies manager Bud Black  took some questions immediately after announcing the move to the media. Listen in the that uncut audio as well as what Freeland himself had to say…...

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Las Vegas – It can be a tough balance for any professional sports team between having faith in the guys already on your roster versus pursuing every possible addition or change that can make you better. The Colorado Rockies organization find themselves at a fork in the road in this regard. They simply will not be the same team in…...

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DENVER – Thursday morning’s announcement that all-time Colorado Rockies great Matt Holliday would once again don the purple pinstripes didn’t come as a major shock to anyone who had been following the news with him over the last few weeks....

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DENVER – Reboots are all the craze these days. Every movie in every cinema is a reboot. Clothes from the 1960s are enjoying a renaissance. But none of this nostalgia stuff can hold a candle to the retro trip the baseball team from Denver is currently teasing their fanbase with. The Colorado Rockies will bring back one of the most…...

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Colorado Rockies General Manager Jeff Bridich sat down with the media for nearly a half-hour with much of the discussion centering around the club’s recent acquisition of relief pitcher Seung-Hwan Oh. He also talks more broadly about his strategy moving forward, addressing several specific areas like left-handed relief and the catcher spot. Plus, his thoughts on how well the team…...

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DENVER – One day after acquiring relief pitcher Seunghwan Oh from the Toronto Blue Jays, the Rockies have added yet another quality arm to bolster their bullpen depth. Colorado has signed former Giants closer Santiago Casilla to a minor league deal after his subsequent release from the Oakland Athletics last week. As a reliever with the A’s this season, Casilla…

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies have swung a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays for right-handed reliever Seung-Hwan Oh, according to sources. The deal is not yet official. They have sent back first-base prospect Chad Spanberger. The 36-year-old South Korean has only spent the last three years in MLB but has been fantastic in this short amount of time. Debuting…...

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Famed American poet Ice Cube once said, “I think I’m unique to the game ’cause of my versatility.” Versatility was added to the Rockies’ roster on Saturday with the promotion of Garrett Hampson following an injury to DJ LeMahieu. Hampson, a middle infielder, could slot in as the starting second baseman while LeMahieu recovers from an oblique injury. But, the…...

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced on Saturday that they will indeed need to place second baseman, and multiple time All-Star, DJ LeMahieu back on the Disabled List as he continues to struggle with oblique issues. Taking his spot on the 25-man roster, and being added to the 40-man roster for the first time in his career, is super athlete/super…...

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The Colorado Rockies announced on Friday that Jon Gray will pitch in the spot that had previously been listed as TBA for Saturday. He arrived in the clubhouse just before the series opener against the Seattle Mariners and answered some questions about his stint in Triple-A, his mindset moving forward, and what kind of changes he has been working to…...

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DENVER – After 101 starts in the minor leagues, it was expected that right-handed starting pitcher Yency Almonte would make his major league debut as a reliever when he was promoted from Albuquerque on Thursday. Less than expected was Almonte’s first pitch to be in a big spot in the eighth inning with the tying run at the plate. The…...

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies have optioned Ryan McMahon to Triple-A Albuquerque in favor of pitcher Yency Almonte, who will make his MLB debut when he enters his first game. Almonte, typically a starter, figures to work out of the bullpen with the starting rotation set and the struggles the relievers have experienced over the past three weeks. In his…...

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The Colorado Rockies announced on Tuesday that they have promoted right-handed hitting catcher Tom Murphy to MLB. Outfielder Mike Tauchman has been optioned back to Triple-A in a corresponding move. Murphy (27) was batting .289 with 34 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 45 RBI in 49 games for the Albuquerque Isotopes this season. His 16 homers…...

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DENVER – When left-handed pitcher Sam Howard was first drafted, by the Chicago Cubs, he was more than a bit surprised and a little unprepared. “I wasn’t even expected to be drafted out of high school,” he told BSN Denver. “I didn’t have an agent or anything. I didn’t know much about it. My dad made the call for me.…...

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies have announced that they have recalled left-handed pitcher (usually a starter) Sam Howard from Triple-A Albuquerque to join the bullpen. Harrison Musgrave has been placed on the bereavement list. Howard (25) was drafted by the Rockies in the third round of the 2014 (Kyle Freeland) draft out of Georgia Southern University. In his minor league…...

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This just in, the sky is not falling. The Rockies are in an offensive funk, but they have not fallen into oblivion. For all the teeth gnashing on public discussion forums, they did wake up on Wednesday morning, fresh off being one-hit by Jordan Lyles of all people, glanced at the NL West standings and lo and behold they sit just a…...

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