Marcel Lachemann has resigned after 12 seasons in the Colorado Rockies organization, including the past 10 as a special assistant to general manager Dan O’Dowd and two before that as the Rockies pitching coach.
Dar Cox and Jorge Posada, who were fired Tuesday, were members of former scouting director Pat Daugherty’s original staff.
In Alex White and Drew Pomeranz, the Colorado Rockies believe they have acquired two elite young pitchers who can be mainstays in their rotation — and soon.
Two outings, the first highly memorable, lifted Clayton Mortensen from the anonymity of long relief and gave him the beginnings of an identity with the Colorado Rockies.
No longer striding, pausing to tap his toe and striding brought Colorado Rockies pitcher Aaron Cook good results in two September starts.
Keli McGregor was the foundation for the home-grown success the Rockies enjoyed.
Todd Helton shows his commitment to organization by reworking his current deal to keep the team together and adding two more years to allow him to finish his career with the Colorado Rockies.
SI’s Tim Marchman ranks Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O’Dowd No. 7 among baseball’s best bosses, citing his recovery from the Mike Hampton/Denny Neagle disaster to built a series of exciting, inexpensive teams.
A trade just before the 2009 season started brought the Colorado Rockies pitching depth in the form of Jason Hammel, who now stands tall as one of the more reliable fifth starters in baseball.
Multi-year contract signed over the winter and approach at the plate implemented late last year should help catcher worry and press less than in the past
More efficiency pitching from a stretch will enable Ubaldo Jimenez, who will draw the Opening Day assignment, to rise to No. 1 starter status.
Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O’Dowd, whose plan for the team came together with savvy moves throughout 2009, is selected major league executive of the year.