The Colorado Rockies faced a number of tough decisions this offseason and eventually parted ways with a number of key players from the 2010 team. Here’s how players who appeared with the Rockies last season are faring with their new teams in spring training.
MLBTradeRumors.com reports that former Colorado Rockies reliever Joe Beimel turned down major-league offers, including one two-year offer, to sign a minor-league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates that includes an invitation to spring training.
Ken Rosenthal at FoxSports.com reports that the Colorado Rockies are continuing to shop for depth as the start of spring nears. On the shopping list are rotation depth, left-handed relievers and infield depth.
The window for major league teams to negotiate exclusively with their free agents passed over the weekend and several Colorado Rockies players are now free to talk to any team.
The Colorado Rockies bullpen did a solid job with a heavy workload in 2010 and will return a group of mostly familiar faces in 2011. But who makes the final cut is up in the air.
With three left-handed pitchers and two key members of their bench becoming free agents, the Colorado Rockies will have some tough decisions to make in shaping their 2011 team.
The Colorado Rockies, hanging by a thread in the postseason race, snapped a five-game losing streak behind a series of key hits from Troy Tulowitzki.
What started as a promising road trip for the Colorado Rockies ended in disaster as they were swept by the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, who kept adding to a big lead and withstood two late rallies.
The Colorado Rockies were in position to walk away with a sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers and pull to within a half game of first place in the NL West. But after taking a 6-1 lead, they stopped hitting and burned through their bullpen en route to a tough loss.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a pair of three-run home runs and matched a career high with seven RBI as the Colorado Rockies salvaged a crucial game in the series finale against the San Diego Padres.
The Colorado Rockies pick up their 10th straight win and a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a pair of huge pinch hits and a big day from the bullpen.
A six-run third steered the Colorado Rockies to a lopsided win and extended their season-best winning streak to eight games. Troy Tulowitzki was again a major contributor to the victory, going 3-for-3 with two homers, three RBI and four runs scored.