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Wilin Rosario is a better right fielder than a turkey

The Colorado Rockies cleared up some rumors yesterday, but the news wasn’t good. This week, Patrick Saunders wrote an article revealing a few things about the Rockies rumors that have been circulating over the past few weeks. The first is that the ...

Michael McKenry: more important than he should be?

Michael McKenry is going be in the mix at catcher for the Colorado Rockies, but are they counting on him for too much? Hello, my name is Hayden Kane, and I am here to rain on the Michael McKenry parade ...

Rex Brothers: a Risk Well Worth Taking for the Rockies

Rex Brothers is back with the Colorado Rockies on a one-year deal, with the team sincerely hoping for a big turnaround in 2015. This one’s on me, guys. I will at least take my portion of the blame for the ...

Drew Stubbs, a bargain in every sense of the word

Drew Stubbs signed a one-year deal with the Colorado Rockies this week to avoid arbitration. Outfielder Drew Stubbs will probably never be better for the Rockies than he was last season. Serving as a platoon player at times and as ...

The Rockies believe in Tyler Chatwood; should they?

Tyler Chatwood will be back with the Colorado Rockies on a two-year deal after the right-handed pitcher avoided arbitration this week. It’s not clear when Tyler Chatwood will pitch for the Rockies again after he underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery in ...

Rockies Targeting Former Closers: A Good Idea?

The Colorado Rockies are rumored to be targeting several former closers, but is it a good plan? Outside of the Dillon Gee and Ryan Vogelsong rumors, outside of the idea that the Rockies may or may not have offered James ...

Rockies Trade Chris Martin to Yankees For Cash

In lunchtime news, the Rockies have traded away reliever Chris Martin for some cash. While we’re all holding our breath waiting for Jeff Bridich to make a big move, hopefully for a pitcher, he has mostly been in the business ...

Grading every Rockies’ first round pick in franchise history

Since the Rockies joined the National League as an expansion team in 1992, the franchise has made 23 first round draft picks. 16 of those picks have been pitchers, the most selected of any position. Eleven of those picks were ...

Wilin Rosario: 2014 Player Grade

The Rockies are trying to find ways to use Wilin Rosario that don’t involve squatting behind the plate. Look no further than his abysmal 2014 performance for the reason. Much has been written in recent weeks about Wilin Rosario and ...

Spring Training Is Almost Here, The Rockies Need To Make A Move

The Colorado Rockies are only six weeks away from the start of Spring Training and they have yet to make a big move this offseason. Do they still have time to make one? Going into this last offseason, most Rockies ...

Wilin Rosario: The Rockies are bluffing, probably

Wilin Rosario is the main person of interest for the Colorado Rockies this off-season when it comes the rumors and speculation. Is the team serious about keeping him, or are they bluffing? At the Winter Meetings, the main subject for ...

Why Dan Haren Is A Bad Fit For The Rockies

There is reportedly “mild interest” in a trade for Dan Haren coming from the Rockies. It’s not only a bad trade, but one that shouldn’t even be considered.  The Colorado Rockies have reportedly expressed “mild interest” in trading for right-handed pitcher Dan ...

Rockies 2015 ZiPS Projections: Is Nolan Arenado surpassing Carlos Gonzalez?

Let’s take a look at the Rockies 2015 ZiPS Projections and attempt to analyze what they might tell us about Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez. Dan Szymbrowski’s ZiPS computer-generated predictions have been released on FanGraphs for the last number of ...

Rockies Announce Spring Training Dates

The Colorado Rockies have announced their Spring Training workout dates. Pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 21 and full squad workouts will start on Feb. 27. Spring Training is almost here. So close you can almost smell it. On Thursday, ...

Rockies To Face Diamondbacks In Mexico This Spring

The Colorado Rockies will be taking their talents international. It was reported yesterday that the Rockies will face the Arizona Diamondbacks in Mexico during Spring Training. It looks like the Colorado Rockies will be getting a little extra international exposure ...

About keeping Wilin Rosario, about playing him at first base

It appears that the Colorado Rockies are likely to keep Wilin Rosario and give him some playing time at first base. What follows is an attempt to think through and even analyze that situation. I pose the following question as ...

Larry Walker stays on Hall of Fame ballot

Larry Walker received enough votes to remain on the Hall of Fame ballot when the class of 2015 was announced on Tuesday. As voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), the class of 2015 for the Baseball ...

Who Should Be The Face Of The Rockies?

As we head in 2015, the face of the Colorado Rockies franchise, in my opinion, is unknown. Will someone emerge as a leader and face of the Rockies before the season starts? The annual MLB Network Face Of The MLB tournament ...

Justin Morneau: 2014 Player Grade

Fully establishing himself as a comeback player, Morneau brought a powerful bat and a capable glove to the Rockies in 2014. For all our constant griping about the moves we wish the Rockies would make, occasionally we need to stop ...

Colorado Rockies: What to look for in 2015

With the New Year and holiday season behind us, let’s look ahead to the 2015 MLB season and offer some analysis of what we can expect from the Colorado Rockies. For how quiet things have been for the Colorado Rockies thus far ...

Charlie Blackmon Should Be The Starting Centerfielder In 2015

If the 2015 season were to start today, the Colorado Rockies would have substantial depth in the outfield. The Rockies should look to Charlie Blackmon to be the everyday starter in centerfield. With the possibility of a Carlos Gonazlez trade looking ...

Rockies Links: Pitching, the bullpen, and NL West general managers

In today’s links, we take a look at what the Colorado Rockies can do to address their need for pitching, where their bullpen stands, and some of the rival general managers in the National League West. The Colorado Rockies need ...

Carlos Gonzalez trade speculation: What about the Baltimore Orioles?

Carlos Gonzalez could still potentially be traded this off-season. Could a deal with the Baltimore Orioles be a good fit for the Rockies?  Not only do the Baltimore Orioles want an outfielder; they want a left-handed outfielder. Are you really ...

Rockies rumors: Colorado has ‘checked in’ on Max Scherzer, James Shields

Rumors are that the Colorado Rockies have checked in on both Max Scherzer and James Shields as MLB free agency heats back up after the new year. Would the Colorado Rockies ever actually have a chance to sign a top ...

Jon Gray still considered a top prospect

Jon Gray is considered the top pitching prospect in the Colorado Rockies‘ system, and he continues to receive accolades as a top prospect in all of baseball. Remember the days when we were super excited about Eddie Butler and Jon ...

Should the Rockies pursue James Shields?

General manager Jeff Bridich and the Colorado Rockies have been quiet so far this off-season. Should they change that by trying to sign free agent starting pitcher James Shields? Someday, the Colorado Rockies are going to sign a big-name free ...

Rockies Links: NL West, Nick Hundley, and Larry Walker

Taking a look at the Rockies’ links for this Friday, which include columns about the team’s inactivity this off-season, new catcher Nick Hundley, and a mention of Larry Walker‘s Hall of Fame candidacy. As the calendar flips to the new year ...

Nick Hundley signs two-year deal with Rockies

The Colorado Rockies officially have a new catcher on the roster, as they have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free agent Nick Hundley. We used to see a lot of Nick Hundley during his San Diego Padres’ ...

Rockies’ Play Of The Year

The Rockies have a bunch of great defenders, especially in the infield, which led to some jaw-dropping plays. The best of them all, though, was a double play turned by DJ LeMahieu, Troy Tulowitzki, and Justin Morneau. I’ll get into ...

Rockies’ Player of the Year: Troy Tulowitzki

2014 was not a good year for the Colorado Rockies, but there were some bright spots. The player of the year is again shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. I wanted to make an exciting, sexy pick for Player of the Year. I ...

Rockies Links: Trade Talk, Front Office, And Festivus

Here are links from around the inter-webs to catch you up on the latest Colorado Rockies‘ news and analysis.  You might think that there isn’t much to say about nothing. By that, of course, we mean the nothingness that has ...

Roger Bernadina Signs With Rockies On Minor League Deal

The Colorado Rockies made some minor news this past week by signing veteran outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract. With their decision to sign outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league deal, the Rockies are helping us out. ...

How Does Kyle Parker Fit With The Colorado Rockies?

Kyle Parker, the Colorado Rockies’ first round pick in 2010, is now 25 years old and coming off his first big league cameo. How does he fit on the Rockies? Even after Michael Cuddyer‘s departure, the outfield is pretty much ...

MLB Free Agency: Nick Hundley Has Two-Year Offer; Could It Be From The Rockies?

Nick Hundley is a free agent catcher who has drawn interest from a number of teams. That includes rumors that linked Hundley to the Colorado Rockies. This week it was reported that Hundley has an offer from an unknown team. ...

MLB Free Agency: Nick Hundley Has Two-Year Offer; Could It Be From The Rockies?

Nick Hundley is a free agent catcher who has drawn interest from a number of teams. That includes rumors that linked Hundley to the Colorado Rockies. This week it was reported that Hundley has an offer from an unknown team. ...

What If Wilin Rosario Isn’t Traded?

Numerous Rockies’ rumors this off-season have centered around Wilin Rosario, but what should the team do if they are not able to trade the slugging catcher? There has to be a middle ground, right? When it comes to Wilin Rosario, ...

What If Wilin Rosario Isn’t Traded?

Numerous Rockies’ rumors this off-season have centered around Wilin Rosario, but what should the team do if they are not able to trade the slugging catcher? There has to be a middle ground, right? When it comes to Wilin Rosario, ...

Catching Options For Colorado Rockies In 2015

Before the offseason, the Colorado Rockies were expected to sign or trade for a new catcher. As 2014 draws to a close, though, no move has been made, and Wilin Rosario is still the only semi-catcher worth starting on the ...

Walt Weiss To Take More Active Role With Rockies

Could Walt Weiss provide some of the leadership the Rockies are lacking? It’s a tough time to be a Rockies fan. We haven’t been to the playoffs in five years, we are coming off a 96-loss season, and we’ve had ...

Reasoning With Frustration: Are the Rockies Getting Left Behind?

Are the Colorado Rockies getting left behind in the NL West? Today, reports surfaced that the Rockies were interested in former Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick as a “back end guy.” Earlier this week, the team signed utility infielder Daniel Descalso ...

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