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Back at the Winter Meetings in December, I asked Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Bridich a question about the possibility of extending some of his young players, buying out their arbitration years in a similar fashion to the way the club has in the past with players like Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez. Bridich understandably was reluctant to go into details…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman reacts to the first bits of news out of Colorado Rockies spring training camp including Nolan Arenado’s comments on his future in Denver, Story’s update on his elbow, and Bud Black’s conversation about how he will align the defense....

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Scottsdale – Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black confirmed on Thursday in a media session in the early days of spring training camp that veteran Ian Desmond, who spent a majority of last season at first base for the club, will be seen mostly in 2019 patrolling center field. “He’ll be primarily in the outfield… more as a center fielder,” Black…

DENVER – Sometimes a baseball season is 162 games. Sometimes, it’s just one. And then there are those times when after playing 162 games and then one more… and then one more… your season becomes defined by a three-game sample size in which you were handily swept by the Milwaukee Brewers in a very public display of offensive futility. Y’know,…

On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman says goodbye to Frank  Robinson, asks whether or not the Colorado Rockies missed out on J.T. Realmuto who was traded from the Marlins to the Phillies, and examines the latest team and player projections for the 2019 season....

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DENVER – It can be easy to forget sometimes, especially these days, that Major League Baseball isn’t a video game. Or a fantasy sport. It’s the real deal. And in a new season of projections and speculations and declarations that some teams have definitively improved while others have assuredly gotten worse, the truth of where wins come from over the…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman pours over everything wrong with the Hall of Fame voting process that somehow managed to enshrine a pair of part-time players while leaving one of the best all-around talents of a generation, Larry Walker, looking like he will miss out altogether....

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman jumps into a mailbag of questions concerning the current budget and why there seems to be such a difference between the club and their biggest star. We look at some differences between free agency and arbitration, take a look at more data showing insight into the Coors Field Hangover Effect,…...

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For their entire history until the moment that DJ LeMahieu arrived in 2012, the second base position had been a revolving door of question marks for the Colorado Rockies. Over the next seven seasons, LeMahieu emerged as easily the most prolific and beloved player to ever man the position for the franchise. He began slowly at first, surprising most of…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman takes a look at the possible fit on the roster for second baseman Brian Dozier, who the club is rumored to be interested in. Plus, what would a worst case scenario look like for the Colorado Rockies in 2019 and what does that tell us about their overarching philosophy....

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons look through the Colorado Rockies roster and speculate on who might become fixtures in 2019 moving forward. Plus, who will be the surprise players next season? Also, we begin to discuss a fun offseason distraction....

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman dives deep into the Rockies roster once more then answers a few off-the-wall questions. We try to create an all-time team made up of only left-handed players, attempt to assign a dog breed to each member of the starting rotation, then sober ourselves with some talk of the budget and…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons take an in-depth look at the possible lineups and roster constructions that the Colorado Rockies could employ in 2019. How will the defense align most of the time? How much platooning will we really see? And how do things change depending on which young players emerge?...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman gives initial thoughts and analysis on the news that the Rockies are bringing in Daniel Murphy. Everything from his controversial comments to on-field characteristics are dicussed....

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Denver – The Colorado Rockies are close to signing infielder Daniel Murphy to a two-year deal, according to multiple reports. All signs point to Murphy primarily playing first base though he has played second over the past several seasons with Washington and New York. The deal is reportedly worth $24 million. Murphy, a three-time All-Star, has a career .299 batting…...

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There wasn’t a ton of news made for the Colorado Rockies at the 2018 Winter Meetings. A bit of an understatement, to be sure. A few rumors cropped up here and there and they hired a new hitting coach which may actually turn out to be a big deal. But the 40-man roster looks the same as it did meaning…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman gives some wrap-up thoughts on the Winter Meetings. There were some telling things that took place but certainly nothing resembling a major move. Does this mean it will be a quiet offseason for Colorado or are they still waiting for the right time to jump at an opportunity to add…...

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Las Vegas – While the collective Colorado Rockies fanbase has been anticipating some news regarding a big bat that could be acquired to help address the offensive woes of a season ago, the club made a move that may end up being just as important as any roster change. The hiring of new hitting coach Dave Magadan is intriguing on a…...

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Las Vegas – Charlie Blackmon, like the rest of us, isn’t getting any younger. Obviously, this is not news for anyone. But for the man who has managed the expansive central position in Coors Field’s massive outfield better than anyone in franchise history, it might soon become an issue that needs addressing. Again, this is nothing new. GM Jeff Bridich…...

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