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  1. Jose Abreu sure looks like he's for real

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia were together for only eight regular-season games, but it was long enough for the Chicago White Sox to glimpse the possibilities. In a 15-3 win over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Saturday, the two young Sox c...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. Arenado focused on his offense

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Opposing hitters who aspire to success against the Colorado Rockies might be wise to keep the ball away from the left side of the field. Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and left fielder Carlos Gonzalez have combined for five career ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  3. Potential aces on Rockies' farm

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Colorado Rockies have selected 19 pitchers in the first or supplemental round of Major League Baseball's June draft since the franchise's inception in 1993, and those picks have combined for a total of one All-Star appearance...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  4. Rockies' leadoff quandary

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Offense is never an issue in Colorado, and the Rockies have the requisite pieces to repeat last season's performance, which led the National League with a .741 OPS and ranked second to the St. Louis Cardinals with 706 runs scored...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  5. Todd Helton's remarkable career winds down without fanfare

    Jerry Crasnick

    It isn't official, but Todd Helton is drawing close to retirement. Why aren't we celebrating his exceptional career?

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  6. Rockies' Walt Weiss learning on the fly

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area as an Oakland Athletics fan, so it's only natural that he remembers Walt Weiss as a tough-minded, sure-handed fixture on the Mark McGwire-Jose Canseco teams...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  7. Versatility key for Rockies' Eric Young Jr.

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Colorado Rockies utility man Eric Young Jr. has the speed and the pedigree to rank among Major League Baseball's stolen base leaders if he gets enough playing time. This spring, he'll settle for ranking among the MLB leaders i...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  8. Jeff Francis, Colorado Rockies agree to one-year deal -- source

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free agent left-hander Jeff Francis has agreed to a one-year contract with the Colorado Rockies pending a physical exam, a baseball source said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  9. Wilin Rosario a relative afterthought in National League top rook...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Despite putting up big power numbers, Rockies rookie catcher Wilin Rosario has gone widely unnoticed this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  10. Coors Field punishing Colorado Rockies pitchers

    Jerry Crasnick

    So much for the humidor. Coors Field is once again a house of horrors for Rockies pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  11. Juan Nicasio's amazing comeback

    Jerry Crasnick

    Seven months after taking a line drive off the head and suffering a broken neck and fractured skull, pitcher Juan Nicasio is making a serious bid to land a spot in the Rockies' Opening Day rotation.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  12. Michael Cuddyer a big hit in his new surroundings

    Jerry Crasnick

    After spending the first 11 years of his career with the Twins, Michael Cuddyer feels comfortable in his first spring training with the Rockies.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  13. Michael Cuddyer, Colorado Rockies reach multiyear agreement

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Colorado Rockies are near a multiyear agreement with free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer, a source familiar with the negotiations confirmed Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  14. Three Giambi bombs for streaky Rockies

    Jerry Crasnick

    PHILADELPHIA -- Yes, we know the Major League Baseball season is a marathon and not a sprint, but the Colorado Rockies sure spent a lot of time in spring training obsessing over their form in the starting blocks. After going 40-57 over the past four ...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  15. Twice traded by age 23, Colorado Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    After a breakthrough 2010 season, Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez -- twice traded by age 23 -- has established himself as one of the game's elite players.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  16. Colorado Rockies agree to minor league deal with John Maine

    Jerry Crasnick

    Pitcher John Maine has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies, the team announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2011