The Colorado Rockies officially announced the signing of outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a three-year contract on Tuesday and added a veteran third baseman in former Los Angeles Dodger Casey Blake.
The Colorado Rockies have reportedly agreed to terms with free-agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer. Jon Heyman of CBSSportsline reports that the deal will play Cuddyer $31.5 million over three years.
Outfielders Ryan Spilborghs and Cole Garner will not be tendered contracts by the Colorado Rockies then team announced Monday. Both players will become free agents.
The Colorado Rockies have reportedly traded two former first-round picks, infielder Ian Stewart and right-handed pitcher Casey Weathers, to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu.
The Colorado Rockies have sent right-handed pitcher Daniel Turpen to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade for Kevin Slowey. Turpen was acquired by the Rockies in March for catcher Mike McKenry. He was 2-4 with a 4.83 ERA in 48 appearances for Double-A Tulsa.
The Colorado Rockies are set to trade reliever Huston Street to the San Diego Padres in exchange for a minor-leaguer, according to multiple reports. The Padres will reportedly pick up most of the $8 million Street is owed in 2012.
Thomas Harding at MLB.com reports that the Colorado Rockies have acquired right-handed pitcher Keven Slowey from the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named.
The Colorado Rockies have traded catcher Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angeles for right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood. The deal is reportedly a prescursor to the Rockies signing catcher Ramon Hernandez.
The trade of Ty Wigginton creates some payroll flexibility and opens the door for Jordan Pacheco, who hit .286 with two home runs and 14 RBI with the Rockies in September, to assume a utility role in 2012.
The Colorado Rockies have added minor league pitchers Edwar Cabrera and Christian Friedrich to the 40-man roster and outright outfielder Andrew Brown.
Once considered one of the top prospects in the game with the Los Angeles Angels, Brandon Wood has struggled with strikeouts in the majors and was outrighted by the Pittsburgh Pirates after the season.
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.