#Rockies Dickerson has very sore ribs, Underwent MRI. Waiting for results.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Without really having been absent, Michael Wacha returned Friday night. This was the one who had been 7-0 with a 1.87 earned run average after his first nine starts for the Cardinals this season. In his next 10 starts, the other one had been 4-4 with a 4.35 ERA and, over his previous three..." August 01
#Rockies RHP Kyle Kendrick says he will have an MRI on right shoulder Mon. Says doc suspects rotator cuff injury but hopes it's not serious.
Denver Post "John Axford, whose recent struggles on the mound have cost the Rockies dearly, is out as closer. At least for now. "I had a conversation with John a little earlier and I told him I was going to get him out of that ninth inning for a little bit and let him catch his breath," manager Walt Weiss..." August 01
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Fans, media and, notably, manager Cardinals Mike Matheny had been searching for the key to unlock that door to where Matt Carpenter’s offensive skills mostly had lain dormant since the first month of the season. Carpenter had been ordered to rest after he had driven himself into a state of..." July 31
In important Stuff That's Not Happening news, #Rockies are telling teams they'll revisit moving Carlos Gonzalez next month - or next winter
CBS Sports "Rockies star Carlos Gonzalez's name has come up in trade talk with the Orioles, sources say. Gonzalez, the hottest hitter in baseball, is on the market following the trade of his Rockies runningmate Troy Tulowitzki to the the Blue Jays, and Baltimore is the first team to be connected to him..." July 31
Daily Herald "Jon Lester aced it for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. Needing a long and strong performance from their starting pitcher, the Cubs got one from Lester in a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field. Lester not only pitched like the ace the Cubs signed him last winter to be, he..." July 30
A source said chances of Carlos Gonzalez being traded this week are "30-70.'' #Rockies need a better offer to take the plunge.
Denver Post "The Rockies' post-Tulo era began with a 7-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on a steamy Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. Playing in their first game since Troy Tulowitzki was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Rockies rode an impressive start by Yohan Flande and timely hits throughout their..." July 29
CBS Sports "The Mets have enhanced their inconsistent offense with the additions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson but still have their sights clearly on a big bat, with Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce among the better targets. The Mets, now only a game out of first..." July 29
ESPN "Count Troy Tulowitzki among those shocked by his trade late Monday night from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays. "I felt like I got blindsided a bit. I thought I was in the loop, in the conversation," Tulowitzki told The Denver Post on Tuesday afternoon. "So it definitely caught me..." July 29
A source familiar with #Rockies thinking believes they're more likely to trade Carlos Gonzalez this winter than this week.
Chicago Sun-Times "The big news late Monday night at Wrigley Field was the Colorado Rockies’ trade of face-of-the-franchise shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays after the game. Whether Tulowitzki traveled to Toronto on the ball Kris Bryant hit to left-center to win the game with two out in the..." July 28
The Score "The Colorado Rockies parted ways with the face of their franchise late Monday night, reportedly shipping shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto in a blockbuster deal with the Blue Jays. And they're not stopping there. The Rockies are also planning to move outfielder Carlos Gonzalez ahead of..." July 28
Bleacher Report "Dave Gersham of the New Yorker reported one major league owner believes the Rockies would have to include either of their top prospects, David Diehl or Ryan McMahon with Reyes in a potential trade, because "no one wants that contract." The Mets offered Reyes to "everyone in baseball," a source..." July 28
Yahoo! Sports "There was always an agreement between Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort and his star shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki, spoken out loud so as to be abundantly clear: If the Rockies were to trade Tulowitzki, they were going to ask for his blessing first. Then came the blockbuster deal that sent him to..." July 28
Hardball Talk "Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez missed 92 games with injuries last season and struggled when he was healthy enough to play, so when the 29-year-old two-time All-Star got off to a bad start this year it was cause for major concern in Colorado. Gonzalez hit just .188 with two homers and a .542..." July 28
Sportsnet "It appears the Toronto Blue Jays have pulled off a blockbuster trade. According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, the club is set to acquire shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for shortstop Jose Reyes, relief..." July 28
Denver Post "After "oh's" escaped from the mouths of 46,828 fans, in harmony they all breathed in. And as the thin air sucked out of Coors Field, everyone watched Carlos Gonzalez's home run travel toward the moon. The Rockies outfielder cracked a ball so far and so high Sunday, it even craned necks on the..." July 27
X-Rays on Nolan Arenado's left hand were negative, Weiss said. But his hand swelled up. Hit by a Cueto pitch.
Fox Sports "The Mets are thinking big. Whether they act big remains to be seen. The team, after acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Braves on Friday, is exploring a number of larger trades, major-league sources say. Here, according to sources, is where the Mets’ various pursuits stand: A..." July 26
Denver Post "On Charlie Blackmon bobblehead night, the bearded wonder led the Rockies to a wild 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field on Friday. Fittingly, he scored on a wild pitch in the ninth. Blackmon hit a one-out single off reliever Ryan Mattheus and stole second base. He originally was..." July 25
Dallas Morning News "The Rangers scored two runs in the ninth on Elvis Andrus’ bases-loaded single to avoid blowing a five-run lead and beat Colorado 10-8 Wednesday to win the three-game series two games to one. The game report and game day coverage: GAME REPORT The arms: RHP Tanner Scheppers allowed two..." July 23
Dallas Morning News "The arms: LHP Matt Harrison got a pair of double play grounders. He had 57 double play grounders over 2011-12, the last time he was healthy. Of Harrison’s 18 outs, 13 came on ground balls (11, including the two double plays) and two strikeouts. … Harrison hit 91 with his top velocity. … RHP..." July 22
Deadspin "VinePair charted the best beer prices from all 30 MLB teams. Unsurprisingly, Fenway Park bleeds their patrons dry when it comes to selling beers. Leeches. The first graph’s a bit useless, since there are varying sizes of the cheapest small beer available: As an example, the Phillies’ smallest..." July 22
Sporting News "If you've got a trade rumor, Troy Tulowitzki isn't having any of it. The Rockies' star shortstop and annual hot stove subject is again at the center of much speculation ahead of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. But if he had his way, Tulowitzki says he would prefer to remain with one team..." July 22
SB Nation "The trade deadline is in 10 days. There are no rumors. Why, did you hear any rumors? If you have a good Ken Rosenthal tweet, can you share it with me? I just sit in a dark room, favoriting and unfavoriting a tweet from the Ken Rosenthai imposter account, hoping it'll get me closer to the next real..." July 22
Denver Post "No lead is ever presumed safe at Coors Field. That's especially true when the 2015 Rockies take the diamond. The Rockies blew an early 7-0 lead, but then stormed back to beat the Texas Rangers 8-7 on Monday night before an announced crowd of 35,027. The unlikely and certainly relieved hero..." July 21
Denver Post "Justin Morneau is making slow progress as he attempts to return from a neck injury and concussion symptoms, but the Rockies' veteran first baseman said Monday that he still hopes to return this season. Morneau, 34, also said he's not thinking about retiring from baseball. "It's been my plan all..." July 21
#Rockies Weiss says sticking with 4-man rotation through July 28. So no Jon Gray call-up in near future.
Denver Post "Eddie Butler had a locker full of gear Saturday afternoon at Petco Park. But the locker didn't have an Eddie Butler. The Rockies' rookie right-hander was traveling from Albuquerque to California for his third career call-up. "He's our starting pitcher (Sunday). I hope he does have a locker,"..." July 19
Corey Dickerson will start his rehab assignment Sunday (tomorrow) at Single-A Modesto, according to the Nuts.
San Diego Union-Tribune "With Saturday's 5-4 decision over the Rockies, the Padres matched their season high for consecutive victories. It represented both an auspicious sign and an indictment of their boom-or-bust first half. Over their first 90 games, they were far more bust than boom. Glaring inconsistencies on both..." July 19
Denver Post "Corey Dickerson, hitting at an all-star pace until his left foot flared up with muscle inflammation, will likely return to the Rockies lineup soon, his manager, Walt Weiss, said Friday. "We're going to put him through the ringer in the next couple days and see how he responds," Weiss said of..." July 18
San Diego Union-Tribune "Matt Kemp's second half opened with a thunderclap. Jedd Gyorko's began with a boom. Seven innings later, Justin Upton replicated a cannon shot. The Padres' trio of home runs buoyed right-hander James Shields in a 4-2 win over the Rockies on Friday. How long the post-break victory resounds will..." July 18
NESN "If you think the Major League Baseball season needs to be shortened, then you might get your wish soon. Or not. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and MLB Players’ Association director Tony Clark spoke to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale before Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati and said the league..." July 16
MLB.com "July is a fun month for fans and a busy one for the game's decision-makers, who will be focused almost exclusively on the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Without a doubt, the rumor mill will circulate many players' names across the next couple of weeks. Of those who will be bandied about,..." July 16
New York Post "All-Star Troy Tulowitzki said Tuesday he is not seeking a trade from the Rockies to the Mets or anywhere else. But he sure has a lot of respect for the pitching staff the Mets have built. “The Mets pitching staff is phenomenal,’’ Tulowitzki told The Post at the All-Star Game at Great..." July 15
Hardball Talk "Mike Trout is the best baseball player in the game today. You can doubt this if you wish, but you’d be wrong to do so. No matter what you think about that, Trout led the charge for the American League on Tuesday night, reaching base three times, scoring twice, launching a home run and showing..." July 15
ESPN "Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred shared a vision of the game Tuesday that could ultimately include more than 30 franchises. Manfred, appearing at a Baseball Writers Association of America luncheon at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati, said he's open-minded about the possibility of..." July 14
Walt Weiss said CarGo had some fatigue in his legs, but that it's "nothing serious." #Rockies
Denver Post "Over the last four days, the Rockies provided a tantalizing taste of the kind of baseball they are capable of playing. Sunday afternoon at sun-soaked Coors Field, in their final game before the all-star break, the Rockies hammered out a season-high tying 17 hits to beat the Atlanta Braves,..." July 13
The Score "With just over 24 hours left before the first pitch flies in the MLB All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park, managers Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy revealed their starting lineups Monday for the 86th edition of the Midsummer Classic. Yost's starting lineup, which features reigning American League..." July 13
Denver Post "The Rockies couldn't wait for Rex Brothers. He hustled his way to Denver from El Paso on Saturday afternoon, speeding his way toward a return to the major-league mound. Colorado called up the left-handed reliever to make his season debut against the Atlanta Braves at Coors Field. To make room..." July 12