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Colorado Rockies 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Rockies endured their fourth straight losing season. Their 96 defeats were eight more than in 2013 and two shy of the franchise record. A regime change resulted. General manager Dan O’Dowd turned down a contract extension and resigned. So did assistant general manager Bill Geivett when he found out he wasn’t going to be O’Dowd’s replacement. Instead, Jeff Bridich was...

Recap: Colorado vs. Arizona

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Scottsdale, AZ ( - Walter Ibarra went 3-for-3 with two RBI as the Arizona Diamondbacks opened their Cactus League schedule with a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies. Jordan Pacheco also knocked in a pair of runs for Arizona, while Rubby De La Rosa, Chase Anderson, Aaron Blair and Braden Shipley all tossed two scoreless innings in the victory. Rockies starter Jordan...

Jason Giambi retires after 20 seasons

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 week ago
( - Jason Giambi says he's retiring after 20 major league seasons. Giambi, who played sparingly over the past six years, announced his decision in a statement to the New York Daily News on Monday. The former American League MVP appeared in 2,260 games with four teams, most notably the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees. One of the preeminent sluggers of his...

Rockies sign Kyle Kendrick

By The Sports Network, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms on a one-year contract with pitcher Kyle Kendrick on Wednesday. Kendrick, 30, spent his first eight seasons in the league with the Philadelphia Phillies, posting a 74-68 record with a 4.42 ERA in 226 games/185 starts. The right-hander went 10-13 with a 4.61 ERA in 32 starts for the Phillies in 2014. Both the 32 starts...

Rockies acquire Hale from Braves in four-player trade

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA ( - The Colorado Rockies have acquired right- handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser in exchange for catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd. Hale and Schlosser are the only players in the deal with major league experience. After allowing just one earned run over two starts in 2013, the 27-year-old Hale went 4-5 with a 3.30 ERA in 45 games -- six...

Rox reach deals with Stubbs, Lyles, Chatwood

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies have come to contract agreements with three of their arbitration-eligible players, the team announced Wednesday. Outfielder Drew Stubbs and pitcher Jordan Lyles were inked to one-year deals, while pitcher Tyler Chatwood was signed to a two-year pact through the 2016 season. Stubbs started 92 games last season, his first with the...

Yankees pick up RHP Martin from Rockies

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Bronx, NY ( - The New York Yankees have acquired pitcher Chris Martin from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash considerations. Martin made his big league debut last season and appeared in 16 games for the Rockies. He had no record with a 6.89 ERA in 15 2/3 innings. The 28-year-old right-hander struck out 14 and walked only four. He has a 3.25 ERA with 230...

Rockies sign Hundley to two-year deal

By The Sports Network, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies have signed catcher Nick Hundley to a two-year contract. The deal is reportedly worth $6.25 million -- $3.1 million in 2015 and $3.15 million in 2016. Hundley hit a combined .243 with six home runs and 22 RBI in 83 games with the Orioles and Padres last season. The 31-year-old Hundley played more than six seasons for San Diego...

Rockies sign Descalso

By The Sports Network, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Denver, CO ( - The Colorado Rockies signed infielder Daniel Descalso to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Descalso spent the first five years of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals. Last season, he hit .242 in 104 games. For his career, Descalso has a .243 average with 10 homers and 111 RBI. 

Rockies ship Rutledge to Angels

By The Sports Network, 5 months 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA ( - Hours after reportedly trading second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers, the Los Angeles Angels acquired infielder Josh Rutledge from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for right-handed pitcher Jairo Diaz. Rutledge, a lifetime .259 hitter, has spent time at second base, third base and shortstop in his three-year career with the Rockies. The 25-year-...