For a team that’s only seen the postseason three times in franchise history and has suffered four losing seasons in a row, there are some trends that Colorado Rockies fans should expect this year.
Troy Tulowitzki benefits by having Carlos Gonzalez in the lineup. Gonzalez certainly benefits from Tulowitzki’s presence, too. But the Rockies may not benefit as much as you might think having those two sluggers together in the batting order.
Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado’s rotation and leading the Rockies to 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
In a surprise move, Colorado released right-hander Jhoulys Chacin after the former Rockies’ ace struggled this spring.
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.
Carlos Gonzalez was smiling, joking with teammates and pain-free on Saturday. The Rockies slugger is healthy after a rugged 2014 season that included knee surgery.
Colorado Rockies pitchers and catchers will report Feb. 20 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Jeff Bridich and Walt Weiss are as excited as anybody.
The Colorado Rockies and right-hander Jhoulys Chacin avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year, $5.5 million contract, up from $4,850,000 last season.
Outfielder Drew Stubbs and right-handers Jordan Lyles and Tyler Chatwood avoided arbitration by agreeing to contracts with the Colorado Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies’ beleaguered starting rotation took another blow as right-hander Jhoulys Chacin was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday with an inflamed shoulder.