In lieu of final Farm Report from Inside The Rockies before we move on to new things, we thought we would offer up this discussion piece to everyone on what the Colorado Rockies will look like in 2014.
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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 signed six minor league free agents, including catcher Wil Nieves, who could end up backing up Ramon Hernandez if the Rockies decide Wilin Rosario needs to play every day at Triple-A where he has never taken a swing.
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 acquired left-handed pitcher Nick Schmidt from the San Diego Padres to complete the trade that sent Huston Street to San Diego.
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.
At midseason in 2011, Josh Rutledge concentrated on hitting more up the middle and to the opposite field. He didn’t make any mechanical changes but did alter his approach at the plate. The change led him to hit safely in 33 of 34 games and made him one of the most promising prospects in the Colorado Rockies system.
Baseball America and Jack Etkin released their 2012 list of the top 10 Colorado Rockies prospects. The list has seen significant changes since 2011, when it was topped by left-hander Tyler Matzek and included Christian Friedrich, Peter Tago and Hector Gomez, all of whom have fallen out of the top 10 in 2012.