ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers will sign second baseman Mark Ellis to a two-year deal worth a little less than $4.5 million a year. Ellis is a Type B free agent, and the Colorado Rockies, who acquired Ellis in a trade last season, will received a supplemental round pick if he signs with the Dodgers.
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MLB.com’s Thomas Harding reports that the Colorado Rockies are interested in free-agent right-hander Roy Oswalt. Oswalt was 9-10 with a 3.69 ERA in 2011 while missing significant time with back problems.
The Colorado Rockies have inquired with the Atlanta Braves about Martin Prado. The Braves are reportedly looking for outfield help and may have interest in Rockies outfielder Seth Smith. Prado, who has played second base, third base and left field regularly in the past, would likely fit at second with the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies released their spring training schedule for the 2012 season. The schedule features 18 games at Salt River Fields, one of which will be a road game against Salt River roommate Arizona
I wanted to start a new thread dedicated to keeping ITR going. I know we had some discussion on the “Thank You ITR…” post, but that is more of a “thanks to the guys…” and i want this to be strictly for those interested in keeping it alive, in one form or another. In case you haven’t heard – Steve, Jack and Tracy are calling it quits at the end of the year. Many have proposed that we find a way to take over the site from them at years …
I just read the posting that ITR will close at the stroke of 12. …2012.
I am sincerely saddened by this. I really enjoyed reading and sharing thoughts on the Rockies with every one.
What are we going to do with out it? We need a new meeting place that we can bring the majority of posters and not be corrupted with the BS of boards like ESPN, etc.
Again, I really enjoyed the conversations. Thanks to Steve, Jack and Tracy and all posters.
Baseball America listed the players who became minor league free agents this week, including 23 from the Colorado Rockies system.
This may well be one of the most interesting questions that DanO has to answer between now and opening day.
First, the educated opinions of how ready Rosario might be as well as his eventual MLB upside are all over the map. Should he spend 2012 in AA for a third season, cruise through a year at AAA with some huge offensive numbers, or is he really ready to play 81 games in the MLB? I have heard reasonable arguments for each of these destinations, and it might be that Rosario will have …
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki followed up his back-to-back Gold Glove wins by winning a second consecutive Silver Slugger Award at shortstop.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki won his second career Gold Glove award Tuesday, the lone Rockies player to win at any position. Tulowitzki, who won his first award in 2010, committed just six errors with a career-high .991 fielding percentage in 140 games.
Outfielders Charlie Blackmon and Ryan Spilborghs, infielder Jonathan Herrera and pitchers Jorge De La Rosa and Juan Nicasio have been added to the Colorado Rockies 40-man roster, which now has 37 players.