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No. 27 prospect Veen invited to Rockies camp

January 27, 2023

DENVER -- Rockies outfield prospect Zac Veen -- No. 27 on the latest MLB Pipeline Top 100 list -- will be vying for a Major League debut this season. That process will begin in Major League camp. The 21-year-old Veen, the ninth overall pick in the 2020 Draft, was one

5 takeaways from Rockies owner’s press conference

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Here are the Top 100 prospects for each team

@SamDykstraMiLB
January 27, 2023

The "ink" on our brand new Top 100 Prospects list list has barely dried. It’s topped by a new No. 1 in Gunnar Henderson of the Orioles and 29 teams have at least one representative. It’s a hitter-heavy list, as much as there were a year ago, with 71 position

Blackmon eyeing big 2023 after rules shift

January 26, 2023

DENVER -- This offseason is the perfect time to remove a concern from Rockies designated hitter and outfielder Charlie Blackmon’s list. At the end of last season, Blackmon, 36, had arthroscopic surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee. He and his wife, Ashley, also welcomed their second child,

Helton just misses Hall election with 72.2% of vote

Longtime Rockies first baseman climbs more than 20% from last year's balloting
January 24, 2023

DENVER -- No matter the odds, Todd Helton has a way of coming through in ways that last forever. He fell just short of earning a spot in the National Baseball Hall of Fame when voting results were announced on Tuesday. But he drew closer. Helton received a vote on

MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list stacked with stars of tomorrow

January 26, 2023

Looking for a sign that a new baseball season is coming and that Spring Training is right around the corner? Look no further: The new MLB Pipeline Top 100 Prospects list is here! As always, there were a number of variables we considered when putting together the 2023 Top 100,

Every team's projected top player for '23

@_dadler
January 25, 2023

Every team has a star worth watching this year. But who will those top players be? Let's take a look at the Steamer projections on FanGraphs to find each team's No. 1 player for the upcoming season. Here's the top projected player for all 30 teams in 2023 by Wins

Injuries & Moves: Rox acquire right-hander

January 17, 2023

Keep track of the Rockies’ transactions and injury updates throughout the offseason.

Veen makes 2023 Top 10 OF Prospects list

January 25, 2023

MLB Pipeline will reveal its 2023 Top 100 Prospects list at 7 p.m. ET tomorrow with a one-hour show on MLB Network and MLB.com. Leading up to the release of the Top 100, we'll examine baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. We saved our most exciting Top 10 positional

Seabold knows his way around Coors Field

January 24, 2023

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Rockies pick up righty Seabold from Red Sox

January 17, 2023

DENVER -- Looking to bolster their starting rotation competition, the Rockies acquired right-handed pitcher Connor Seabold from the Red Sox for a player to be named or cash on Tuesday. Seabold, 26, made one start in 2021 and five in '22 for the Red Sox, going 0-4 with a 10.55

Catching up with rehabbing Rockies hurler

January 17, 2023

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Tovar makes 2023 Top 10 SS Prospects list

@SamDykstraMiLB
January 24, 2023

MLB Pipeline will reveal its 2023 Top 100 Prospects list at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 26, with a one-hour show on MLB Network and MLB.com. Leading up to the release of the Top 100, we'll examine baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. Every year, the shortstop position

Two Rockies make 2023 Top 10 1B Prospects list

@SamDykstraMiLB
January 19, 2023

MLB Pipeline will reveal its 2023 Top 100 Prospects list at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 26, with a one-hour show on MLB Network and MLB.com. Leading up to the release of the Top 100, we'll examine baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. And now we turn our

Romo makes 2023 Top 10 Catching Prospects list

January 18, 2023

MLB Pipeline will reveal its 2023 Top 100 Prospects list at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 26, with a one-hour show on MLB Network and MLB.com. Leading up to the release of the Top 100, we'll examine baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. Even with some big graduations,

Rockies to sign power-packed prospect Calaz (sources)

January 15, 2023

The Rockies are in the process of landing a power-hitting center fielder that has a chance to roam the outfield in big league stadiums one day. According to industry sources, the club has agreed to a $1.7 million deal with outfielder Robert Calaz, the No. 24 prospect on the international

Rox settle with Rodgers, all other arb-eligible players

January 13, 2023

DENVER -- The agreement between the Rockies and second baseman Brendan Rodgers on a one-year, $2.7 million contract on Friday wrapped up all the team’s arbitration cases, which clearly was a priority for general manager Bill Schmidt this winter. The team reached a one-year, $1.65 million deal with lefty pitcher

Rox prospect Jones ready to showcase power play

January 11, 2023

DENVER -- Should left-handed-hitting Nolan Jones transfer his potential into Major League production, hockey’s loss will be the Rockies’ bonanza. Jones’ opportunities in baseball resulted from a dream change. Growing up near Philadelphia, Jones played mostly hockey. Days were spent competing at home with brother Peyton, who developed into a

Spring Training workout dates announced

January 12, 2023

Fans of all ages will soon be flocking to Florida and Arizona, and that can mean only one thing -- Spring Training is here. The following are workout dates, subject to change, for the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues. The first workout date is for pitchers and catchers, followed by the

Rockies announce full player development staff for 2023

January 13, 2023

The Colorado Rockies announced on Friday the coaching staffs for all of their Minor League affiliates for the 2023 season, as well as the club’s player development staff. The Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes will see Pedro Lopez take over as manager, replacing Warren Schaeffer who will join the Rockies as third

Oberg, 2018 WC hero, joins Rox's front office

January 10, 2023

DENVER -- Scott Oberg, a key right-hander in the Rockies’ bullpen before multiple bouts with thoracic outlet syndrome kept him off the field for good after the 2019 season, announced Tuesday that he will end his comeback attempt and accept a part-time position with the club as a special assistant

Each club's top international prospect signee

January 12, 2023

Sunday will bring the next influx of talent to all 30 farm systems. The international signing period will open that day for international players (i.e. not from the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico) who are 16 years of age or older. It will likely be years before the 2023

Rox hold mini-camp to aid in pitching development

January 10, 2023

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Best farm systems in baseball? MLB execs weigh in

January 11, 2023

In the first three parts of the 2023 MLB Pipeline Poll, executives looked at individual players and what the industry as a whole thought of them. In this final part of the series, we’ll switch our focus to farm systems as a whole. This last set of questions gives us