Colorado Rockies catching prospect Wilin Rosario is ahead of schedule as he recovers from season-ending knee injury but could start the season in extended spring training.
Archive for January 2011
With four members of the 2011 starting rotation already under team control for 2012, who ends up in the fifth spot?
The Colorado Rockies announced on their Twitter feed that the team and pitcher Jason Hammel have agreed to a two-year contract that avoids arbitration this year and covers another year of arbitration in 2012.
In the next couple weeks leading up to spring training we’ll revisit the Colorado Rockies’ position by position breakdown considering the moves over the winter. In the meantime, what’s your hope for the Opening Day lineup with the roster as it currently stands?
The new look to the website is live and hope that it makes reading things easier and talking about the Colorado Rockies a more engaging experience. If you have any thoughts or suggestions for elements to add to the site in the future, please post them here.
As the ITR community gets ready for spring training, we’ve introduced a new look and some new features for the 2011 season including live chatting and community threads.
Todd Helton will almost certainly be the first Colorado Rockies player to have his number retired when he’s done playing, but will his final numbers be enough to earn greater recognition or does he need to finish with a flourish to have a shot?
Third baseman Joe Crede, who last played in 2009 with Minnesota Twins, has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Colorado Rockies pending a physical. He sat out the 2010 season after years of back pain and surgeries but did not officially retire.
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Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus have come out with their lists of the top prospects in the Colorado Rockies organization, home to a pair of blue-chip players and a collection of solid future major-leaguers.
Colorado Rockies will attempt to bridge differences of $450,000 with Ian Stewart and $600,000 with Jason Hammel in the arbitration process.
The Colorado Rockies announced on their official Twitter feed that the team has avoided arbitration with Felipe Paulino, signing the right-handed pitcher to a one-year contract reportedly worth $790,000.