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12/26/2014 | Breakouts, injuries shaped Rockies' season in 2014

Here is a look back at a year that saw the Rockies battle injuries throughout the season, opening the door for the emergence of outfielders Corey Dickerson and Charlie Blackmon and left-hander Tyler Matzek.


12/24/2014 | CarGo takes swings, brings holiday joy

Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has offered some baseball-related holiday cheer on social media.


12/23/2014 | Pleskoff's picks: Top 10 prospects

It is always difficult to rank prospects. Why is pitcher X better than hitter X in the rankings? Again, the results are in the eyes of the person compiling the lists. Given the landscape of individual difference, I offer my own 2015 Top 10 Prospect list. For me, each has the upside of an impact player.


12/23/2014 | At holidays, Dickerson has much to appreciate

It's fitting that at the holidays, Corey Dickerson can take a break to spend time with his wife and newborn son, and appreciate the journey of 2014.


12/22/2014 | Bridich taking measured approach to offseason

So far, Jeff Bridich has resisted the temptation of tearing the team apart. He listens to proposals from other teams, waiting for one he feels is fair, but finding that most of his peers are looking to take advantage of frustrations that grow out of a 96-loss season. Bridich so far hasn't had any problem saying "no."


12/21/2014 | Tulo focusing on rehab, not trade rumors

Troy Tulowitzki said Sunday night he has had three to four conversations with club officials, who promised to keep him informed if there is any movement. The communication has made it easier for Tulowitzki to focus on getting better.


12/19/2014 | GM Hawkins? Righty has post-career plans

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.


12/19/2014 | Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

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 knowledge of the situation insisted to MLB.com that the teams aren't in active discussions.


12/18/2014 | Rox shut down Ynoa from winter ball to rest for spring

The Rockies have asked infielder Rafael Ynoa to end his participation in the Dominican Winter League to avoid wear and tear before Spring Training, the club said Thursday.


12/18/2014 | Rockies targeting veteran righties for rotation

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 initial contact and are monitoring this offseason. The Rockies' interest in Kendrick was first reported by ESPN on Thursday.


12/18/2014 | Lannan among three to ink Minor League deals

The Rockies have signed veteran left-handed pitcher John Lannan, catcher Audry Perez and right-handed reliever Justin Miller to Minor League contracts. All are expected to be invited to Major League Spring Training.


12/16/2014 | Dodgers send Cuevas to Rockies to complete Nicasio deal

The Dodgers sent Minor League outfielder Noel Cuevas to the Rockies on Tuesday to complete the Nov. 24 trade for right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio.


12/16/2014 | Rockies add former Cards infielder Descalso

The 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.


12/12/2014 | Hawkins announces plans to retire after '15 season

Longtime big league reliever and current Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins said on MLB Network Friday morning that 2015 will be his final season.


12/11/2014 | Rox happy with additions, have more to do

Rockies 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 together in San Diego.


12/11/2014 | Rockies swap Rule 5 pick for Minor Leaguer

The Rockies added Minor League right-handed pitching depth by acquiring reliever Austin House from the Athletics at the end of the Rule 5 Draft on Wednesday morning.


12/11/2014 | Rockies land hard-throwing Diaz for Rutledge

The Rockies acquired right-handed reliever Jairo Diaz -- who averaged 97 mph on his fastball during a five-game Major League trial -- from the Angels for infielder Josh Rutledge on Wednesday night during the Winter Meetings.


12/10/2014 | Rule 5 of thumb: Gems can be found in Draft

Every Winter Meetings has a coda to it, an event that doesn't generate the same kind of buzz as all of the trade and free-agent rumors that fill the hotel lobby throughout the Meetings' first three days. But it does involve players changing organizations and, invariably, new big league careers come out of it.


12/10/2014 | Meetings talk links Rockies to Mets' Gee

The Rockies' effort to improve their starting pitching and the Mets' effort to move right-hander Dillon Gee sparked reports of a possible deal on Wednesday at the annual Winter Meetings. The rumors heated up when reports emerged that the Mets are interested in lefty reliever Rex Brothers.


12/9/2014 | Weiss on Rockies: 'We've got to take the next step'

Walt Weiss hasn't let poor finishes his first two seasons managing the Rockies sway his feeling that his team has the offensive talent to be a contender, provided it improves the pitching. But he also acknowledged that it's time to produce.


12/9/2014 | Rosario, Morneau attract trade inquiries

The Rangers are one of the teams to have expressed interest in catcher Wilin Rosario, and the Marlins have emerged as a team that has called the Rockies about defending National League batting champion Justin Morneau.


12/8/2014 | Bid on Rockies experiences, support cancer research

The Rockies' media relations staff has announced that the beneficiary of this year's Stand Up to Cancer is LUNGevity, the charity with which Orioles public relations director Monica Barlow worked before passing away during Spring Training 2014 due to lung cancer.


12/7/2014 | Rockies questions need answering as Meetings begin

This week should be an exercise in answering questions for the new Rockies front office. Does the team really want to make the blockbuster trade that could transform its pitching? Will the Rox revamp their catching? How serious are they about the free-agent market?


12/5/2014 | Annual Rockies Fest slated for Jan. 24

The Rockies have set Jan. 24 for Rockies Fest, a day of fun, games and meet-and-greets with players, manager Walt Weiss and club officials.


12/5/2014 | Rockies sign lefty Boshers to Minor League deal

The Rockies have agreed on a Minor League contract with left-handed relief pitcher Buddy Boshers, who appeared in 25 games for the Angels in 2013.




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