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.
Rather than pick up their option on Miguel Olivo, the Colorado Rockies have traded the catcher to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later.
The Colorado Rockies announced they have declined their options on pitchers Jeff Francis and Octavio Dotel, but have not yet made public their plans with catcher Miguel Olivo.
The Colorado Rockies could have a bright future at catcher with two promising prospects on the way, but in the meantime the team needs more run production and fewer swings and misses out the position.
Tracy Ringolsby tweets that the Colorado Rockies will pick up the $2.5 million option on catcher Miguel Olivo for 2011.
The Colorado Rockies slide continued as they were shut out for the first time in six weeks and held to four hits while losing their sixth straight game and 11th in the past 12.
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 closed out their home schedule with a disappointing sweep by the Los Angeles Dodgers that was sealed with five unearned runs in a rough fifth inning.
Soreness in the area of his right leg where he suffered a stress fracture has ended the season for second baseman Eric Young Jr., and Chris Nelson will start in his place tonight. Clint Barmes has left the team to be with his ailing father.
MLBTradeRumors.com reports that the Colorado Rockies’ 2011 club option on catcher Miguel Olivo has become a mutual option with his 110th appearance.
Jhoulys Chacin gave up a two-run homer to Pat Burrell, his only mistake but all Tim Lincecum needed as he muffled the Colorado Rockies, who fell 4 1/2 games behind the Giants in the NL West with nine games remaining.
Jorge De La Rosa veered off course just once but paid dearly because the Colorado Rockies did almost nothing against Joe Saunders and fell 2 1/2 games behind the Giants and 2 behind the Padres in the NL West while remaining 3 games behind the Braves in the wild-card race.