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.
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.
MLBTradeRumors.com reports that the Colorado Rockies’ 2011 club option on catcher Miguel Olivo has become a mutual option with his 110th appearance.
The Colorado Rockies added a fourth catcher in Paul Phillips along with outfielder Jay Payton and reliever Edgmer Escalona. To make room, the team designated Taylor Buchholz for assignment.
Rosters will expand to 40 players early next week, and with the recent spate of injuries in the Colorado Rockies bullpen, the team is certain to add a few players. Who might be among the September additions to the Rockies roster?
Veteran catcher Paul Lo Duca was released Friday at Triple-A Colorado Springs, ending his hopes of making a comeback with the Colorado Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies’ Opening Day catcher hit .349 with five home runs and 21 RBI in 17 games for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. To make room on the roster the Rockies designated Paul Phillips for assignment.
The Colorado Rockies salvaged a bad road trip by unloading on the reigning American League Cy Young winner and taking the rubber game from the Kansas City Royals to return to .500.
Colorado Rockies swept in two-game series as Chacin struggles with command and loses second straight start and Cubs break game open with three in eighth against Betancourt and Beimel.
An unearned run in the eighth enabled the Colorado Rockies to sweep a doubleheader. Jason Hammel came off the disabled list and worked seven innings for his first win of the season, and Manuel Corpas earned his first save in nearly 13 months.
After three disappointing starts since Ubaldo Jimenez’s last outing — also the Colorado Rockies’ last win until Sunday — Jhoulys Chacin came up with a gem to avoid a sweep by the San Francisco Giants.
Minor-league reliever Al Alburquerque was designated for assignment and Greg Reynolds was moved to the 60-day disabled list to make room on the Colorado Rockies 40-man roster for Juan Rincon and Paul Phillips.