Categories Archives: Colorado

Gray not afraid of ghosts, Coors Field

DENVER — Rockies right-handed pitcher Jon Gray loves searching for paranormal activity, and doesn’t even mind finding it. But he wants to leave it right where it is. “I go chase ghosts all day,” Gray said during a wide-ranging and

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Geivett imparts career advice in new book

DENVER — During a 28-year career in professional baseball as a player, scout and front-office executive, Bill Geivett never shied away from helping those who wanted to land jobs. “I would get these emails and letters and resumes. It was always

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Bettis declared cancer-free, resumes workouts

DENVER — Rockies right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis told MLB Network Radio on Wednesday that follow-up exams have declared him cancer-free. Bettis had a testicle surgically removed in late November after cancer was discovered. At the time of the surge

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Wolters’ catching prowess is well-received

DENVER — Catcher Tony Wolters joined the Rockies as a waiver claim last February, but by the end of his rookie season in the Majors, he had become a folk hero in the science of pitch-framing. According to Baseball Prospectus, Wolters finished fifth

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Additions to strong core have Rox optimistic

DENVER — The Rockies have undergone something of a transformation for 2017, building a roster they hope can lift them above the 75-87 record they posted in 2016 and into contention. When first baseman Ian Desmond and left-handed relief pitcher Mike

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Rockies ‘check in’ on Holland

DENVER — The Rockies have “checked in” with free-agent right-hander Greg Holland — one of the game’s top closers before missing 2016 because of a right elbow injury, general manager Jeff Bridich acknowledged on Wednesday. BSN

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Rockies begin, end 2016 with hope for future

DENVER — The Rockies’ 2016 was mostly a year of hope. While it’s true that disappointment and discord marred the final months of the season, the Rox finished the calendar year sparking even more hope. Colorado’s offense showed grea

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Inbox: Is the Rockies’ outfield overcrowded?

DENVER — Happy Holidays all. Before I get to your Rockies questions, I’ll highlight one of the issues I’ll watch closely this spring. Gerardo Parra signed a three-year, $27.5 million contract last winter, but hitting struggles and a high

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Story wrote quite a long-ball tale in April

DENVER — April shaped up to be uncertain for the Rockies. For the first time since late in the 2006 season, the regular shortstop would be someone other than Troy Tulowitzki, who was dealt to the Blue Jays in July 2015. And his replacement, Jose Rey

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