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Colorado Rockies and AT&T Sportsnet announce 2020 broadcast schedule

Network to televise 150 regular-season games and six Spring Training games
February 11, 2020

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies and AT&T SportsNet announced today the network’s 2020 Colorado Rockies telecast schedule. The network will air 150 Rockies regular-season games and six Spring Training games. AT&T SportsNet Spring Training coverage begins Monday, March 16 with a matchup against the San Francisco Giants at Salt River

Colorado Rockies announce non-roster players for 2020 Spring Training

21 players receive non-roster invitations
February 5, 2020

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies announced today the club’s non-roster invitations to 2020 Major League Spring Training. Below is the current list of all 21 players, by position. LH Pitchers (2): Tim Collins, Ryan Rolison RH Pitchers (7): Tommy Doyle, Joe Harvey, Julian Fernández, Alexander Guillen, Ubaldo Jiménez, Tim Melville,

Colorado Rockies, shortstop Trevor Story agree on contract

Contract covers 2020-21 seasons
January 31, 2020

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have agreed to terms with shortstop Trevor Story on a two-year contract to avoid arbitration that will span the 2020-21 seasons. • Story, 27, batted .294 (173-for-588) with 111 runs, 38 doubles, five triples, 35 home runs, 85 RBI, 58 walks

Colorado Rockies Announce 2020 Minor League Staff

Changes include new managers at the Triple-A, Double-A and Short-Season levels
January 29, 2020

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today their Minor League staff for the 2020 season. Warren Schaeffer will take over as the manager of the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes after spending the previous two seasons as the manager at Double-A Hartford. This will be Schaeffer’s eighth season overall in the Rockies

Larry Walker Becomes First Rockies Player Elected To Hall Of Fame

Walker received 76.6% of votes in 10th and final year on ballot
January 21, 2020

DENVER — It was announced this evening that Larry Walker has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame after receiving 76.6% of the vote in his 10th and final year on the ballot. The announcement was made by National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum President Tim Mead

Rockies statement on suspension of right-handed pitcher Justin Lawrence

January 17, 2020

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies are disappointed to announce that right-handed pitcher Justin Lawrence has violated the terms of Major League Baseball’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, resulting in his 80-game suspension. The Rockies organization fully supports MLB’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Program and we believe that Justin will learn

Colorado's Lawrence suspended

January 17, 2020

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Colorado Rockies pitcher Justin Lawrence has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT), a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Lawrence’s 80-game suspension will be effective at

Colorado Rockies to retire number 33 in honor of Larry Walker

Rockies will retire the number on Sunday, April 19 prior to their 1:10 p.m. MDT game vs. St. Louis
January 17, 2020

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they will retire jersey number 33 in honor of iconic Rockies outfielder Larry Walker. The number retirement ceremony will take place on Sunday, April 19 prior to the Rockies’ 1:10 p.m. MDT game against the St. Louis Cardinals, which will cap off

Bill Schmidt honored as West Coast Scout of the Year

Second consecutive year a Rockies scout has been honored as the Scout of the Year
December 11, 2019

SAN DIEGO – Colorado Rockies Vice President of Scouting Bill Schmidt was honored as the West Coast Scout of the Year tonight at the 36th annual Scout of the Year reception at the 2019 MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego, Calif. This is the second consecutive year that a Rockies

Colorado Rockies, right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg agree on contract

Three-year deal begins in 2020 with club option for 2023
December 11, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg on a three-year contract to avoid arbitration that will span the 2020-2022 seasons with a club option for 2023. • Oberg, 29, went 6-1 with five saves, a 2.25 ERA (56.0

Rockies claim right-handed pitcher Tyler Kinley off waivers from Miami

December 9, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have claimed right-handed pitcher Tyler Kinley off waivers from the Miami Marlins and have designated right-hander Joe Harvey for assignment. The Rockies have a full 40-man roster.

TREVOR STORY WINS SILVER SLUGGER AWARD

Shortstop wins award for second consecutive season
November 7, 2019

DENVER – Louisville Slugger announced tonight on MLB Network that Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has won the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award for the second consecutive season. Having won his first Silver Slugger Award following the 2018 season, Story becomes the 10th player in Rockies history to win multiple

Nolan Arenado wins seventh consecutive Gold Glove Award

Becomes the fourth third baseman in Major League history to win at least seven Gold Gloves
November 3, 2019

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has been named the winner of the 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for National League third basemen for the seventh consecutive season. His seven total Gold Gloves are the fourth-most by a third baseman in Major League history, trailing Brooks Robinson (16), Mike Schmidt

Colorado Rockies announce coaching staff changes

Darryl Scott replaces Darren Holmes as the club’s bullpen coach
November 1, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have named Darryl Scott as the bullpen coach, replacing Darren Holmes. Additionally, the Rockies announcedthat Steve Merriman has been named one of the club’s Minor League pitching coordinators, Scott’s previous position. Scott, 51, has been a coach or coordinator in the

Colorado Rockies / 10.30.19 transactions 

October 30, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced the following transactions today:

  • Left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson has been claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants.
  • Left-handed pitcher Sam Howard has been claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Infielder Pat Valaika has been claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles.

Colorado Rockies and AT&T Sports Networks announce multi-year extension

September 30, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies and AT&T Sports Networks announced today that they have agreed to a multi-year extension of their television rights deal. AT&T SportsNet will continue to be the regional television home of the Colorado Rockies throughout the five-state Rocky Mountain Region, including at least 150 live Rockies

Desmond nominated for the prestigious award for the third consecutive season

September 12, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced that Ian Desmond was named the Colorado Rockies’ 2019 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for Major League players. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of Baseball

Colorado Rockies transactions for Sept. 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

The Colorado Rockies have recalled left-handed pitcher Phillip Diehl and right-handed pitcher Joe Harvey from Triple-A Albuquerque. Additionally, outfielder Noel Cuevas has been outrighted to Triple-A The Rockies have a full 40-man roster and 34 players on the active roster.

Colorado Rockies transactions for Sept. 3, 2019

September 3, 2019

The Colorado Rockies have selected the contract of catcher Drew Butera from Triple-A Albuquerque and have recalled infielder Josh Fuentes. Outfielder Noel Cuevas has been designated for assignment. Additionally, the Rockies have reinstated outfielder Raimel Tapia from the 10-day injured list (left hand contusion). The Rockies now have a full

Colorado Rockies transactions for Sept. 1, 2019

September 1, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman, left-handed pitcher James Pazos and infielder Pat Valaika from Triple-A Albuquerque. Pazos (PAH-zohs), who will be making his first appearance on the Rockies’ roster, will wear #47. Hoffman will start this afternoon in the series finale against

Colorado Rockies transaction for Aug. 28, 2019

August 28, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Sam Howard from Triple-A Albuquerque, and have optioned right-handed pitcher Rico Garcia to Triple-A.

Rox add Hilliard and Garcia, Bettis to 60-day IL

August 27, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled outfielder Sam Hilliard and have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Rico Garcia from Triple-A Albuquerque. Garcia will wear number 46 and make his Major League debut by starting against the Boston Red Sox tonight. Hilliard will wear number 43. Additionally,

Colorado Rockies Aug. 26, 2019, transactions

August 26, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Phillip Diehl and right-handed pitcher Joe Harvey from Triple-A Albuquerque. Right-handed pitcher German Márquez (right arm inflammation, retroactive to Aug. 23) and outfielder Raimel Tapia (left hand contusion, retroactive to Aug. 24) have been placed on the 10-day injured

Rockies transactions - 8/25/19

August 25, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned right-hander DJ Johnson to Triple-A. Senzatela will start for the Rockies today. Senzatela Stats The Rockies have a full 40-man roster.

Rockies transactions, 8/22/19

August 22, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Wes Parsons from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed left-hander Kyle Freeland on the 10-day injured list with a left groin strain, retroactive to August 21. Parsons will wear number 18. The Rockies have a full 40-man roster.