The Rockies, who are considered playoff hopefuls, have a real shot at building on last season's improvement with the right additions this winter.
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The Baltimore Orioles have acquired minor league pitcher Konner Wade from the Colorado Rockies for international signing bonus slot money.
The Rockies ranked last in first base WAR last season. Perhaps the second-best bat available on the market could offer a solution.
Brandon Kintzler finished the season as a setup man for the Nationals, but he is drawing plenty of interest as a closer in the free-agent marketplace.
There is untapped or hidden value with Chatwood that could be unlocked with a move to another market and increased use of his curveball.
None of the nine free agents to receive $17.4 million qualifying offers from their clubs accepted the offer by Thursday's deadline, the players' union announced.
Projections aren't as high on Charlie Blackmon for 2018, but they're very bullish on another Rockies' MVP odds.
Will it be Carlos Gonzalez or Carlos Gomez? Gonzalez's improved second half could make him a popular hot-stove commodity if he's open to a short-term contract.
Arenado, Blackmon win Silver Slugger awards
Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado and OF Charlie Blackmon were announced as National League Silver Slugger Award winners on Thursday. The award honors the best offensive player at each position in each league. It's Arenado's third straight Silver Slugger win and Blackmon's second in a row.
Jonathan Lucroy isn't getting a large deal, but his improved second half helped to salvage some of his value. Meanwhile, Greg Holland could regret turning down the qualifying offer if he does.
Charlie Blackmon is coming off a monster season, and if he can do it again, he'll be attractive even factoring in Coors Field concerns. Meanwhile, DJ LeMahieu looks like a good bet to leave Colorado.
Although Colorado made the playoffs and developed Jon Gray into, arguably, the best homegrown pitcher in franchise history, the Rockies went under .500 in the second half of the season.
The best and the brightest
The nine Gold Glove winners of the National League were announced Tuesday. The Rockies and the Diamondbacks each have two players receiving the honor this year.
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Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado would his 5th career Gold Glove Award. His 5 tie Larry Walker for the most in Rockies history. Arenado had his best season at converting outs on balls hit down the 3rd base line. He also had his lowest total of misplays and errors, while playing 157 games at third base.
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Rockies 2B D.J. LeMahieu won his 2nd career Gold Glove Award (also won in 2014). LeMahieu rated best among NL 2B at converting outs on balls hit up the middle. HIs DP conversion rate improved from 55% in 2016 to 67% in 2017.
Nolan Arenado, Jason Heyward and Alex Gordon each earned a fifth Rawlings Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night. Derek Jeter and Reggie Jackson this week will receive special recognition for charitable work and lifetime achievement, respectively.
The construction of the 2018 Rockies is officially under way. What's their biggest need? Which one move would you like to see them make?
L.A. has won the division five years running, but Arizona and Colorado were wild cards in '17 -- and the cost of taking a shot at the title won't come cheaply.
The Rockies' first-year skipper inherited a team that finished 12 games below .500 and took it to the franchise's first postseason appearance since 2009. He'll compete against the Dodgers' Dave Roberts and D-backs' Torey Lovullo.
Free agency officially began at 5 p.m. ET Monday, and several notable players -- including Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta -- received $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams.
Five Rockies appear on Law's list, with Jake McGee and Jonathan Lucroy back-to-back in the top 20. Three other Colorado pitchers round out the group.
Colorado Rockies All-Star closer Greg Holland declined his $15 million player option Sunday, becoming a free agent.
Using ZiPS, the early prognosis at the start of MLB's offseason churns out some interesting predictions for the NL West race.
The Rockies have rotation depth for the first time in franchise history, but the offense is actually the bigger problem outside of Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon.
Which team will next follow Astros out of 'Neverland' ?
With the Astros claiming their first World Series championship on Wednesday night, seven MLB franchises are left still seeking No. 1. The Nationals and Mariners are working on their first Series appearances while the others have played in at least one Series without winning.
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