Rockies Rumors & News

  • Gray leads Rockies to rout of Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss has called it the million dollar question. Why do the Rockies play particularly well against very good teams only to stumble against the laggards? The pattern unfolded again Monday night when starter Jon Gray continued his late-season..." August 30

  • Arenado, Bettis power Rockies past Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Nolan Arenado was a little bummed when he pulled into third base in the top of the fifth inning. His fly ball to right was dropped by Bryce Harper - who lost the ball in the sun - and was originally ruled a three-base error. "It looked like he had some trouble with the..." August 28

  • Gonzalez, Blackmon power Rockies past Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Carlos Gonzalez was 0-for-5 and had left four runners stranded when he came up to the plate in the top of the 11th inning on Saturday. But the veteran first baseman came through with a two-run homer to aid a five-run outburst as the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington..." August 27

  • Rockies could have dominant 1-2 punch at top of rotation

    Denver Post "There will be no Rocktober in 2016. Give the Rockies credit for turning a stated goal of reaching the postseason into more than just lip service by storming out of the all-star break and shooting up the National League standings. But last week’s dismal trip through the land of beer and cheese,..." August 26

  • Nationals' Gonzalez records 100th victory

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- This has been a memorable year on and off the field for Gio Gonzalez, a veteran left-handed pitcher. He became a father for the first time during spring training then began his fifth year in a row as a durable member of the starting rotation for Washington. Despite some..." August 26

  • Tim Tebow has ‘no shot’ of making it in baseball

    Larry Brown Sports "At least 20 MLB teams are expected to take a look at Tim Tebow’s baseball prospects at the former NFL quarterback’s workout next week, but some scouts is confident nothing will come of it. Katie Strang of spoke with three pro baseball scouts on Wednesday, and all three “expressed..." August 25

  • Brewers rally to beat Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- When Brent Suter walked off the mound Tuesday night, the last thing he expected was to celebrate his first major league victory after the game. Suter pitched a scoreless seventh inning in his home debut, and the Milwaukee Brewers still faced a two-run deficit. That all..." August 24

  • Braun's blasts help Brewers complete sweep of Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Don't ask manager Craig Counsell to explain why his Milwaukee Brewers are so much better at home than on the road. He can't figure it out, either ... not that he's complaining, mind you. The Brewers got six strong innings from right-hander Zach Davies and two home runs from Ryan..." August 24

  • Twenty MLB teams to attend Tim Tebow's workout on Aug. 30

    ESPN "Tim Tebow is scheduled to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. More than 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend the workout, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in..." August 24

  • MLB postseason schedule announced "Major League Baseball announced its 2016 postseason schedule on Tuesday, opening with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and followed by the National League equivalent on ESPN one night later. The 112th World Series on FOX will begin on Tuesday,..." August 23

  • Tim Tebow to hold workout for MLB teams Aug. 30

    SI "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will hold a workout for prospective Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, reports's Jerry Crasnick. Tebow, who last played baseball in high school in 2005, announced earlier this month that he was planning on pursuing a professional..." August 23

  • Jason Gurka: Released by Rockies

    CBS Sports "The Rockies released Gurka on Saturday,'s Thomas Harding reports." August 21

  • Veteran outfielder Ryan Rabrun will see more first-base duties for Rockies

    Denver Post "By his own estimation, it has been a difficult season for Rockies utility outfielder Ryan Raburn. He has battled injuries to his left knee and right quad and his .226 average has failed to meet his own expectations. But when the Rockies took the field against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night,..." August 21

  • Arenado bashes two homers as Rockies rout Cubs

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Nolan Arenado emphatically ended his slump and his slugging drought Sunday with a four-hit game that included a memorable power display. He hit two three-run homers as the Colorado Rockies piled on the Chicago Cubs for seven runs in the first inning and rolled to an 11-4 win in the..." August 21

  • Rockies score two in 11th to edge Cubs

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies struck for two runs in the 11th inning against Chicago Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman and came away with an improbable 7-6 victory Friday night on an errant throw. Nick Hundley singled with two outs and scored on Ryan Raburn's double. Second baseman Javier Baez..." August 20

  • Rockies to promote top pitching prospect Hoffman

    The Score ""The Hoff" is coming to town. Jeff Hoffman, the top pitching prospect in the Colorado Rockies organization, is expected to make his MLB debut Saturday against the Chicago Cubs, according to's Thomas Harding." August 19

  • Rockies may lose Mark Reynolds for the rest of the season

    MLB Daily Dish "Mark Reynolds is Mark Reynolds. He strikes out a lot, he doesn’t offer much in the way of speed or agility, but he’ll pop off a home run when you need one and get his name listed next to Giancarlo Stanton’s or Bryce Harper’s. However much the Rockies value his role, they will have to do without..." August 19

  • Rob Manfred wants a pitch clock in MLB in 2017

    The Comeback "In an effort to find ways to speed up the game of baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred has openly discussed the possibility of adding a pitch clock to Major League Baseball. Manfred is no stranger to discussing innovative ways to improve the game he now sees over. Manfred has brought on the idea..." August 18

  • LeMahieu streak hits 8-for-8 as Rockies beat Nats

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- DJ LeMahieu continued his offensive surge Tuesday night, Nolan Arenado exacted a small measure of revenge and David Dahl delivered a key pinch hit as the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 6-2. LeMahieu tripled and scored the go-ahead run in the fifth against Yusmeiro..." August 17

  • Rockies rock Strasburg, beat Nationals

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies pounced on Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg for seven runs in the first inning Wednesday, an uprising that included six hits, four of them doubles. That emphatic early rally paved the way to a 12-10 win over the Nationals in the rubber game of the..." August 17

  • The honeymoon phase is over for the new-school general managers

    MLB Daily Dish "Every year at certain points of the season, Mike Bates runs a GM confidence poll in which fans of every major league team are asked—in very simple terms—how confident they are in their favorite team’s front office. The 2016 midseason results just went up, and finding trends has become the new..." August 17

  • Rob Manfred: Baseball is changing quicker than ever

    ESPN "Baseball is the greatest game in the world. If you need proof, look no further than the fact that baseball, like no other sport, has an amazing capacity to spark genuine and even heated debate. Baseball fans and media like nothing more than to talk about what is good and bad about the game. The..." August 17

  • Bullpen shines in Nats' comeback win over Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Relying on the bullpen for five innings usually leads to no good, especially at Coors Field. However, the Washington Nationals overcame a poor start by Max Scherzer on Monday night and came back to the beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4. Five Washington relievers followed Scherzer..." August 16

  • Paredes powers Phillies past Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies and Colorado Rockies traded blows for a good three innings on Sunday afternoon, with each team plating exactly one run between the bottom of the second and top of the fifth innings. The Rockies blinked first, however, giving up three runs in the..." August 14

  • Phillies beat Rockies behind Eickhoff

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Maikel Franco got the Philadelphia Phillies off to a fast start on Saturday night. He also appeared to pay a price for it, though the Colorado Rockies insisted otherwise. Franco hit a three-run homer off Rockies starter Tyler Anderson in the first inning as the Phillies..." August 13

  • Rockies added first baseman Ben Paulsen, reliever Matt Carasiti; Mark Reynold goes on DL

    Denver Post "The Rockies’ lineup underwent a major shakeup Friday as the team began a three-game series against the Phillies. First baseman Mark Reynolds, as expected, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken hamate bone in his left hand. Surgery to repair the bone is a possibility. Ben..." August 12

  • Rangers come back to beat Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers figured out a way to win again in their last at-bat on Wednesday, this time by making the Colorado Rockies choose between two equally undesirable options. Pitch to Carlos Beltran or Adrian Beltre with the tying run on third base and winning run on second..." August 11

  • Gonzalez, Rockies outslug Rangers

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Colorado Rockies' finale with the Texas Rangers turned out to be a four-hour mini-series featuring 29 hits and 402 pitches. And it came down to a guy the Rockies have sorely missed while in the midst of a four-game losing streak, including three to Texas. Carlos..." August 11

  • Rangers rally in ninth to defeat Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Rougned Odor and Jurickson Profar spoke in the Texas Rangers' dugout before the ninth inning began Monday about the possibility of a double steal if the opportunity arose. The duo accomplished the feat, and it helped the Rangers produce a three-run rally that resulted in a 4-3 win..." August 09

  • Blackmon leads Rockies to rout of Marlins

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Charlie Blackmon came roaring out of a mild slump Saturday night with a season-high-tying four-hit game and four RBIs as the Colorado Rockies parlayed a seven-run sixth inning into a 12-6 pounding of the Miami Marlins. Blackmon, hitless in 10 at-bats entering the game, finished a..." August 07

  • Suzuki records 3,000th hit as Marlins outslug Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- The pursuit of history had become a bit of a slog for Ichiro Suziki but ended with a triple Sunday. It was the 3,000th hit of his major league career and came as the Miami Marlins roughed up Colorado Rockies starter Jon Gray and then held on for a 10-7 win in the rubber game of..." August 07

  • Marlins' four-run ninth sinks Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- What had the makings of a bitter, disheartening loss Friday night for the Miami Marlins turned into an immensely satisfying comeback victory. They scored four runs in the ninth inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 and end a three-game losing streak. The big hit was Martin..." August 06

  • Dodgers top Rockies to avoid sweep

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- After getting seven combined innings from their starters while losing the first two games of this series, the Los Angeles Dodgers badly needed a strong outing Thursday night from Kenta Maeda. He wasn't as masterful as he was in his Coors Field debut in April, but Maeda pitched into..." August 05

  • Rockies' Daniel Descalso: Diagnosed with left shoulder contusion

    CBS Sports "Descalso was diagnosed with a left shoulder contusion Thursday, Thomas Harding of reports. The newly minted starting shortstop for the Rockies exited Thursday's contest after running into a wall on an attempt to catch a pop fly." August 05

  • Rockies’ David Dahl begins major league career on a 10-game hitting streak

    Hardball Talk "The beginning of the second half saw a big influx of prospect promotions. The Rockies were among the teams doing so, calling up outfield prospect David Dahl on July 25." August 05

  • All-Star Carlos Gonzalez exits Rockies game early with injury

    BNS Denver "Colorado Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez left Wednesday night’s contest against the Los Angeles Dodgers early after he suffered an injury. It appeared CarGo’s left ankle failed him. On the year the left-handed hitting Gonzalez is slashing .322/.372/569 with 23 HR and 75 RBI. This injury..." August 04

  • Surging Rockies down Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Trevor Story was having a special rookie season before tearing a ligament in his left thumb. Carlos Gonzalez's production is helping the Colorado Rockies to a memorable second-half surge. Gonzalez drove in four runs and the Rockies continued rolling with a 7-3 victory over the..." August 03

  • Trevor Story likely done for regular season, placed on 15-day disabled list

    Denver Post "The Rockies will have to play one of their biggest homestands in years without one of their biggest stars. Shortstop Trevor Story, a National League rookie of the year candidate, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. Story,..." August 03

  • Rockies prevail behind De La Rosa's 100th victory

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Colorado Rockies were all about the round numbers Saturday night, when left-hander Jorge De La Rosa earned his 100th career victory as the Rockies moved to .500 this late in a season for the first time since 2010 with a 7-2 victory over the New York Mets at Citi Field. Now..." July 31

  • Trevor Story, Rockies star rookie shortstop jams thumb, but X-rays are negative

    Denver Post "Rockies rookie shortstop Trevor Story, who leads the National League with 27 home runs, was removed from Saturday night’s game against the Mets in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Rockies went on to beat the Mets 7-2 for their ninth win in their last 10 games. Story jammed his left thumb..." July 31

  • Mets beat Rockies but lose Cabrera (knee)

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Neil Walker continued busting out of his slump Sunday afternoon, when Jeurys Familia began emerging from his own funk and the New York Mets halted a four-game losing streak. If only the resurgence didn't come with the usual dose of bad injury news for the Mets. Walker's..." July 31

  • Colorado Rockies Reportedly Hanging On To Carlos Gonzalez, Charlie Blackmon

    Scout "According to a report by Today's Knuckleball writer Jon Heyman, the Colorado Rockies will be holding on to their talented outfield duo of Carlos Gonzalez and Charlie Blackmon. The Rockies have been on a roll since the All-Star break and now sit just four games out of the Wild Card spot. While it..." July 31

  • Gonzalez, Chatwood lead surging Rockies past Mets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Call it the baseball version of the irresistible force vs. immovable object debate: What happens when the team unable to hit with runners in scoring position meets the pitcher who thrives on wriggling out of seemingly unescapable jams? Colorado Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg..." July 29

  • Boone Logan Drawing Interest From Multiple Teams, Including Blue Jays

    MLB Trade Rumors "Multiple organizations have put in calls to the Rockies on southpaw Boone Logan, according to Jon Morosi of (links to Twitter). The Blue Jays are among the clubs to have inquired, according to the report. Logan has had quite an impressive campaign, though he’s best deployed as a pure..." July 29

  • Would Carlos Gonzalez consider playing first base for Rockies in future?

    Denver Post "Could all-star right fielder Carlos Gonzalez be the Rockies’ first baseman of the future? The idea is not high on the club’s to-do list right now, but Gonzalez certainly is open to it. “It’s something I might end up doing in the future,” Gonzalez said before Wednesday night’s game against the..." July 28

  • Rockies rally late to fluster Familia, Mets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Colorado Rockies earned two of their biggest wins of the season in different fashion -- and in two different ballparks -- in a span of less than 24 hours. But there was an agonizing familiarity for the New York Mets to the rapid fashion in which they endured their two worst losses..." July 28

  • Two homers are enough for Rockies to top O's

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Colorado Rockies certainly made their hits count in Wednesday night's game vs. the Baltimore Orioles. Nick Hundley and David Dahl both homered in the sixth inning, and starter Jon Gray gave Colorado seven solid innings as the Rockies defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-1...." July 27

  • Rockies to promote Dahl on Monday

    The Score "As their more established outfielders continue to pop up in trade rumors, the Colorado Rockies will reportedly promote David Dahl, their highly touted 22-year-old center fielder, from Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports." July 25

  • Rockies are expected to designate Brandon Barnes for assignment on Monday

    Denver Post "David Dahl’s rocket ride to the major leagues will land Monday when the Rockies call up their top outfield prospect for a series at Baltimore against the Orioles, a big-league source confirmed Sunday. The Rockies will designate backup outfielder Brandon Barnes for assignment to make room for..." July 25

  • Colorado's Story has a rookie HR record tale to tell

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Trevor Story added to his burgeoning rookie lore Saturday night for the Rockies, hitting two home runs to set a record and driving in a career-high five runs as Colorado beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4. The Rockies have won nine straight games from the Braves at Coors Field dating to..." July 24