12/10/2013 | Rockies confident Anderson can be 'impact starter'
It was a good time for left-hander Brett Anderson to get a fresh start -- one he received Tuesday, when the Rockies acquired him and cash consideration from the Athletics for left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz and right-handed Minor League pitcher Chris Jensen.
12/10/2013 | Helton wins GIBBY Award due to hidden-ball trick
A Todd Helton moment that nabbed him the 2013 Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Award for Oddity of the Year was 17 years in the making.
12/9/2013 | Rockies focused on pitching at Winter Meetings
Pursuing starting pitching is the Rockies' top priority of the Winter Meetings, vice president of Major League operations Bill Geivett said Monday. The Rockies also are pursuing bullpen help and a corner bat and are willing to look at free agents or pursue trades.
12/9/2013 | Rockies confident with Rosario as catcher
Rockies vice president of Major League operations Bill Geivett said Monday that the team's reported pursuit of veteran catchers did not create hard feelings with incumbent catcher Wilin Rosario.
12/9/2013 | Weiss lauds new Hall of Famers La Russa, Cox
Rockies manager Walt Weiss said he felt fortunate to have played for Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox -- two of the three former managers announced Monday as new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
12/9/2013 | Rockies group takes in Packers game at Lambeau
Rockies owner and CEO Dick Monfort, a longtime Green Bay Packers fan and Green Bay restaurant owner, took the Winter Meetings traveling group, which included manager Walt Weiss and senior vice president of Major League operations Bill Geivett, to the Packers' 22-21 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at frigid Lambeau Field.
12/9/2013 | Colorado interested in Morse, Hammel
Outfielder Michael Morse, who hit 31 home runs for the Nationals in 2011 and 13 for the Mariners last season while battling injuries and underwent postseason left wrist surgery, has emerged as a target in the Rockies' search for a right-handed bat. The Rockies also have interest in bringing back right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel.
12/9/2013 | Lower-profile signings can make difference
It's not uncommon for a baseball executive to ask a scout to find someone "playing under the radar." The challenge: find a player not receiving much buzz or fanfare who can deliver sufficient rewards for little or low risk.
12/9/2013 | Rockies could resume Anderson talks with A's
The Rockies finished last week deep in talks with the Athletics in an effort to acquire left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson, but they didn't complete the deal because of questions about Anderson's medicals. While the deal didn't happen, it's possible it can be revived during this week's Winter Meetings or beyond.
12/8/2013 | Rockies continue search for arms at Meetings
The Rockies are at the Winter Meetings trying to step up their efforts to improve heading into 2014. The club hedged its search for starting pitching before arriving, as FoxSports.com reported trade talks involving left-hander Brett Anderson.
12/6/2013 | Rockies seek more improvement at Winter Meetings
The Rockies made two headline-grabbing moves this week and have a chance during the Winter Meetings starting Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to weigh how they'll fill their remaining holes.
12/5/2013 | CarGo could be among Rockies' leadoff options
Carlos Gonzalez is one of the game's top sluggers, but his versatility could also make him an attractive option as a leadoff man.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Rockies nearing two-year contract with Morneau
The Rockies didn't waste much time using the payroll flexibility they created Tuesday afternoon to move close to a two-year deal with free-agent first baseman Justin Morneau on Tuesday night.
12/3/2013 | Rox add Barnes, Lyles, send Fowler to Astros
The Rockies added youth and ground-ball ability to their rotation on Tuesday by acquiring right-hander Jordan Lyles from Astros in a deal that also netted them defensively strong outfielder Brandon Barnes in exchange for center fielder Dexter Fowler and a player to be named.
12/3/2013 | Astros add Fowler, send Barnes, Lyles to Rockies
The Astros and Rockies pulled off a trade Tuesday, with Houston acquiring outfielder Dexter Fowler and a player to be named in exchange for outfielder Brandon Barnes and starting pitcher Jordan Lyles.
12/3/2013 | Rockies seek corner bat, preferably Morneau's
Having signed LaTroy Hawkins and improved their depth by acquiring Jordan Lyles and Brandon Barnes from the Astros in exchange for Dexter Fowler on Tuesday, the Rockies are in a better position to pursue a corner bat at the Winter Meetings.
12/3/2013 | Former closer Boggs non-tendered by Rockies
The Rockies non-tendered right-handed relief pitcher Mitchell Boggs on Monday, making the onetime closer a free agent.
12/2/2013 | Prospect Matzek developing in ascent through system
When Tyler Matzek was selected as the No. 11 overall pick by the Colorado Rockies in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, I think the attention surrounding the left-handed pitcher was almost a bit unfair. Fast forward four seasons, and Matzek is probably right where he should be in his development.