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3/26/2015 | Weiss: Roster decisions to be based on early games

"Whatever roster we break with is probably going to be intact for the first 10 days," said Colorado skipper Walt Weiss.


3/26/2015 | Oberg, Roberts taking every opportunity to impress

Unless there is a dramatic onslaught of injuries to the expected bullpen members, it's doubtful that either Scott Oberg or Ken Roberts will break camp with the club. But each outing is a chance to impress, which could make them candidates for in-season callups.


3/26/2015 | Move to 'pen has been the difference for Friedrich

Christian Friedrich is rounding into the form the Rockies unlocked last season, when they moved him to the bullpen.


3/25/2015 | Rockies send Kahnle to Minor League camp

Right-hander Tommy Kahnle has been optioned by the Colorado Rockies to Minor League camp, the club announced Wednesday after defeating the Giants, 5-2, at Salt River Fields.


3/25/2015 | 'Amazing' Betancourt battling for Rockies roster spot

Six days after being hit in the jaw by a line drive, ageless reliever Rafael Betancourt took another major step along the comeback trail by pitching a scoreless eighth inning for the Rockies on Wednesday in their 5-2 win over the Giants at Salt River Fields.


3/25/2015 | Ring ceremony at Rox camp honors members of AFL's Rafters

Every spring Steve Cobb, the director of the Arizona Fall League, travels to Florida and Arizona training camps to present championship rings to the winning team's players and coaches. The most recent celebration honored the members of the Rockies who played on the 2014 Salt River Rafters club, which beat the Peoria Javelinas in November.


3/25/2015 | Butler's strong start backed by Tulo's homer

Rockies rotation hopeful Eddie Butler made a case for himself Wednesday by pitching five innings of one-run, five-hit ball in Colorado's 5-2 victory over the Giants


3/25/2015 | Stubbs eyes timing as reason for surge in K's

The strikeouts are coming in bunches for Rockies outfielder Drew Stubbs, but he has pinpointed the root of the issue.


3/25/2015 | Rehabbing Descalso, Culberson to see Minors action

Rockies infielders Daniel Descalso and Charlie Culberson were to begin their injury comebacks Wednesday by playing four innings and being the first two batters each inning in a Minor League game.


3/24/2015 | 'Boring' Bergman pitching well without fanfare

Christian Bergman does not come to the Majors with a great deal of hype, but the right-hander has shown in limited action that he has the stuff and composure to be successful.


3/24/2015 | Adames, Ynoa trying to squeeze way onto roster

Switch-hitting infielders Cristhian Adames and Rafael Ynoa are receiving heavy playing time during Spring Training, and hope to be remembered when the regular season starts.


3/24/2015 | Six-run fifth, Bergman lock up Rockies' win

The Rockies scored six runs in the fifth inning and Christian Bergman tossed four shutout innings on Wednesday to eke out a 7-6 victory over the White Sox at Camelback Ranch.


3/24/2015 | Rosario gives Rockies versatile power threat

Wilin Rosario is hard at work this spring working on his defensive skills behind the plate and at first base, as the Rockies look for ways to get his bat in the lineup as much as possible.


3/24/2015 | De La Rosa appears headed to disabled list

Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa isn't scheduled for bullpen sessions and is all but certain to be bound for the disabled list to begin the regular season with recurring left-groin tightness.


3/24/2015 | Butler has wrinkles to iron out as he approaches bigs

The 24-year-old Eddie Butler has time to further develop an arsenal that already includes a mid- to high 90s fastball, an effective changeup, a slider and a little-used curveball. In order to advance with success, he must execute pitches.


3/24/2015 | MLB Pipeline checks in from Rockies camp

MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis details Colorado's spring standouts and breakout candidates, and he catches up with lefty Kyle Freeland.


3/23/2015 | Late RBIs from Rosario, Adames key Rockies win

Wilin Rosario and Cristhian Adames delivered consecutive RBI hits in the seventh inning as the Rockies pulled away from the Brewers, 5-1, Monday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.


3/23/2015 | Gray takes advantage with big opportunity in sight

With openings materializing in the Rockies' rotation by the day, top prospect Jon Gray made his pitch for a spot with four scoreless innings Monday against the Brewers.


3/23/2015 | Status unclear, De La Rosa's MRI reveals 'nothing bad'

Rockies left-handed pitcher Jorge De La Rosa said an MRI on his troublesome left groin revealed "nothing bad." But when he will pitch in a Cactus League game or whether he will be ready for his scheduled start in the April 10 home opener is still unknown.


3/23/2015 | Maturing prospect Butler: 'Control what you can'

Rockies right-handed pitching prospect Eddie Butler's increased maturity was one reason the club felt comfortable releasing Jhoulys Chacin. But Butler will not go as far as to attach his development to Chacin's departure.


3/23/2015 | Chacin release means time is now for pitching prospects

The decision to release Jhoulys Chacin was based on righty prospects Jon Gray and Eddie Butler -- and other young pitchers such as Christian Bergman and David Hale -- displaying that they could be ready to make an impact.


3/22/2015 | Top prospects Gray, Butler get chance to prove themselves

Jon Gray and Eddie Butler, two prime pitching prospects in the Rockies system, have pitched so well this spring that the biggest question is when they might get an opportunity to prove themselves at the big league level.


3/22/2015 | Tulo, Kendrick set tone in shutout of D-backs

Colorado's Opening Day starter Kyle Kendrick looked sharp Sunday, allowing just two hits over four strong innings as the Rockies beat the D-backs, 6-0, at Salt River Fields.


3/22/2015 | Pitching prospect Diaz impressing Weiss

It appears to be a matter of when, not if, reliever Jairo Diaz will pitch in the big leagues for the Rockies this season. "A big-time arm," manager Walt Weiss said. "His stuff certainly plays in this league."


3/22/2015 | Rockies unexpectedly part ways with Chacin

Right-hander Jhoulys Chacin said being unconditionally released on Sunday was a surprise. Though he said he understood the Rockies' decision because of the money involved -- with him not at full velocity after a shoulder injury last year -- he believes he will be ready for the regular season should another team claim him.




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