Posts tagged Colorado Rockies

ROCKIES SEND 2013 #3 PICK GRAY TO MINORS

ROCKIES SEND 2013 #3 PICK GRAY TO MINORS

RHP Jonathan Gray, the third overall pick in last June’s First Year Player Draft was sent down to the Colorado Rockies’ minor league camp on Saturday (MiLB.com). After three spring appearances and 6 2/3 IP, Gray had given up nine hits and four earned runs. The Rockies gave the right-hander a $4.8MM signing bonus after he […]

ROCKIES SIGN #3 OVERALL PICK GRAY

ROCKIES SIGN #3 OVERALL PICK GRAY

RHP Jonathan Gray has signed with the Colorado Rockies for $4.8M, which is under the slot value assigned to the #3 overall pick. Gray was 10-3 at Oklahoma with a 1.67 ERA and struck out 147 batters in 126 1/3 innings. He will be assigned to Rookie ball in Grand Junction, CO. Gray is the […]

WATCH LIST: RAFAEL ORTEGA

WATCH LIST: RAFAEL ORTEGA

PARENT CLUB – ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SIGNED – Colorado 2008, Minor League Free Agent (Venezuela) CURRENT ASSIGNMENT – Cardinals’ 40-man roster NOTES: Claimed off waivers by St. Louis Cardinals At age 22, Rafael Ortega will embark on his seventh season of professional baseball in the U.S. after being signed out of Venezuela in 2008. A centerfielder with great speed,  Ortega […]

2012 DEADLINE: ANGELS GET GREINKE

2012 DEADLINE: ANGELS GET GREINKE

The Angels are in a dogfight in the AL west that includes not only Texas but the suddenly-swingin’ A’s as well. Milwuakee is struggling in the NL central, well below .500 and far from their 2011 playoff form. On Friday the two clubs made a deal that sent RHP Zack Greinke to Los Angeles for […]

WEEKEND: STRASBURG, POMERANZ PITCH WELL

WEEKEND: STRASBURG, POMERANZ PITCH WELL

Highly-touted pitching prospects Drew Pomeranz and Stephen Strasburg both toed the rubber on Saturday, each pitching well in losses. Strasburg, the top overall pick in the 2009 First Year Player Draft, made his third start since coming back from Tommy John surgery while Pomeranz made his second big-league start ever. Strasburg went six strong innings […]

CARGO TO DL WITH WRIST INJURY

CARGO TO DL WITH WRIST INJURY

Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez has landed on the 15-day DL for the first time in his career with a strained right wrist. CarGo suffered the injury during an at-bat yesterday against the Braves. Colorado called up INF Eric Young Jr. to fill the roster spot. Gonzalez has solid numbers this season, though not up to […]

ELLIS TO ROX STARTS DEADLINE MOVE SEASON

ELLIS TO ROX STARTS DEADLINE MOVE SEASON

The Colorado Rockies took a shot at stabilizing its second base position by acquiring veteran Mark Ellis from the Oakland A’s on Thursday. Ellis, 34, had been with the A’s for nine years but he lost his position to Jemile Weeks recently. The Rockies have employed a small army at 2B this season and haven’t […]

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