As Major League Baseball begins to tease which of the top prospects will be invited to play in this year’s Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP) League, former Colorado Rockies first baseman/outfielder Michael Cuddyer has been playing a major role in the promotion of PDP and what it will mean for the future of the game. According to […] Michael Cuddyer impacting next generation … [Read more...] about Michael Cuddyer impacting next generation of baseball players
Colorado Rockies news and links for Sunday, January 23, 2022 Since their inception in 1993, the Rockies have been plagued with a terrible curse. Despite being one of the best offensive teams in baseball at home, the lion quickly becomes a lamb as soon as they hit the road. In 2021, the road Rockies slashed a measly .217/.291/.352 while scoring 283 runs, both of which are a far … [Read more...] about Sunday Rockpile: The Rockie that could hit on the road
In 1999, the Colorado Rockies were in the middle of what was, arguably, their oddest year in franchise history and, perhaps, in baseball history. Baseball was in the middle of the “steroid era.” At the time, due to a spike in attendance and TV ratings (and therefore, money), MLB turned a blind eye to it. […] Colorado Rockies 1999 Draft: The Rockies (and 28 other teams) passed … [Read more...] about Colorado Rockies 1999 Draft: The Rockies (and 28 other teams) passed on Albert Pujols a dozen times
Uncertainty at shortstop is unfamiliar territory for the Rockies. Troy Tulowitzki held down the position for almost a decade, including a handful of seasons where he was among the best position players in the sport. Colorado traded Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays midway through the 2015 campaign, but they had a highly-regarded replacement waiting in the wings. Trevor Story burst … [Read more...] about The Rockies’ Options For Replacing Trevor Story
Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Colorado Rockies news and links for Saturday, January 22, 2022 Heading into the tender deadline on December 1st, the Colorado Rockies weren’t expected to shake-up the roster considerably, however there were a few candidates to be released in order to free up some space on the roster. Somewhat surprisingly, the … [Read more...] about Saturday Rockpile: Where will the playing time for Vilade and Welker come from in 2022?
A pair of players who donned the uniform of the Colorado Rockies will make for some interesting watching when their turn on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot comes up in the near future. Here are a pair of former Colorado Rockies we are watching on future Baseball Hall of Fame ballots Troy Tulowitzki, the […] Pair of interesting Colorado Rockies lurking on future Hall of Fame … [Read more...] about Pair of interesting Colorado Rockies lurking on future Hall of Fame ballots
In 1998, the Colorado Rockies were in an odd place. They won 83 games for the second straight season but things weren’t necessarily looking up. Entering June 2 (the first day of the draft), the Rockies were 24-33. The main reason was the Rockies starting pitching staff that was awful. In March and April alone, […] Colorado Rockies 1998 Draft: Drafting a Rockies legend - Rox … [Read more...] about Colorado Rockies 1998 Draft: Drafting a Rockies legend