CBS4’s Vic Lombardi took a trip to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Arizona to catch the Rockies first Spring Training game on Wednesday.
Nick Hundley started last season in San Diego, finished it in Baltimore and then signed with Colorado. A dizzying year for the veteran catcher? Not so much for the son of a college football coach.
Colorado Rockies pitchers and catchers will report Feb. 20 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Jeff Bridich and Walt Weiss are as excited as anybody.
The Rockies kicked off Fan Fest at Coors Field on Saturday. It was part of a weeklong Rockies tour that also includes their minor league locations.
The Rockies needed a versatile infielder, and so they added Daniel Descalso with a $3.6 million, two-year contract Tuesday.
Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer has signed a two-year contact with the New York Mets, the team announced Monday.
Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O’Dowd and senior vice president Bill Geivett are leaving the front office after the team turned in a fourth straight losing season.
The Rockies lost 1,309 games and never won their division under Dan O’Dowd, something the general manager couldn’t escape forever. And, on Wednesday, the Rockies announced his resignation.
His team mired in another midsummer nosedive, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort had seen enough and was finally going to do something about it.
Justin Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning against spot starter Carlos Frias, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.