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The Colorado Rockies have bolstered their depth at catcher, agreeing to a $6.4 million, two-year contract with veteran Ramon Hernandez.
Grand Junction is welcoming a Colorado Rockies’ farm club next season.
It’s a baseball movie that isn’t really a baseball movie. It’s about stats and numbers and the characters who believe those figures to a fault.
Jhoulys Chacin came within six innings of reaching his goal of throwing 200 innings in a season. He’s still happy about the way he finished.
Colorado catcher Eliezer Alfonzo has become the first player suspended twice under the Major League Baseball drug program and will serve a 100-game suspension.
Young players Charlie Blackmon, an outfielder, and reliever Rex Brothers have been called up and the two sure haven’t played like raw rookies.
After a great start it’s become a very rocky road for the Rockies. On Sunday they lost another series — this time to the last place San Diego Padres.
Troy Tulowitzki and the Colorado Rockies are looking ahead with 2020 vision. The sides agreed Tuesday to a new contract that pays Tulowitzki an additional $132 million over seven seasons through 2020, a deal that means Colorado has guaranteed the All-Star shortstop $157.75 million in the next decade.
Back in the day, the Rockies were hitting home run after home run. They earned the name The Blake Street Bombers. That was then. Since 2002 the Rox have kept baseballs in a humid environment in what’s called an environmental storage chamber — a fancy name for humidor — a big humidor.