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MLB Trade Rumors: Rangers Send Lucroy To Rockies For PTBNL

According to Ken Rosenthal, via Twitter, the Texas Rangers are sending catcher Jonathan Lucroy to the Colorado Rockies. So far, the trade has been made for a player to be named later. Neither team has confirmed or denied this report. The Rockies had been seeking a catcher, previously being linked to Alex Avila of the Detroit Tigers. Lucroy is a two-time All-Star and finished fifth in the MVP voting in
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Colorado Rockies: Current Streak Just Part of the Game

The Major League Baseball season is a year of ebb and flow. Many teams either good or bad find themselves in streaks. The Colorado Rockies are currently in one of those streaks. Unfortunately, it is a losing streak. They have lost their last five games. Is this a sign of things to come for the rest of the season? On the other hand, is this team as good as they
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Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado Hits For Cycle, Reminds Fans He is Legit NL MVP Candidate

Sunday afternoon saw the fourth cycle of the 2017 MLB season. Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres had the first of the year back on April 10th of the year. He was followed by Trea Turner and Carlos Gomez, who secured the second and third. Now we can add Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies to the list. Not only did Arenado reach the feat of hitting a single, double,
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Colorado Rockies: Finally a True Contender before the All-Star Break

We have seen this before. For so many years, the Colorado Rockies perform like a contender up until the All-Star Break. Then the downfall begins. Will the same thing happen during the 2017 season? Are the Rockies a true contender in the National League? Currently, the Colorado Rockies have the best record in the National League. They are two games ahead of the Arizona Diamondbacks in NL’s Western Division. They
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Countdown To MLB Opening Day: “1” Reason Nolan Arenado Won’t Be MVP

The National League MVP Award is up for grabs. Who will be named the most valuable NL player for 2017? Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper, Anthony Rizzo, and Nolan Arenado immediately come to mind. These four are frequently discussed as the frontrunners for the award. These four names are all reasonable suggestions to take home National League glory. However, of these four, one name is not like the others. There is
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Colorado Rockies: Predicting the 25-Man roster

The Colorado Rockies hope they can make it out of the NL West this year, a feat they haven’t pulled off since 2009. While they boast a potent offense, they’re likely to look up at the Giants and Dodgers for most of the season. They’re hopeful a rebuilt bullpen and an improved pitching staff will help even the odds. They kick off the season Monday at Milwaukee, but which 25
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Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado Will Be In The Thick Of The 2017 NL MVP Discussion

When it comes to individual awards in sports, a team's ability to win ballgames tends to find its way into the discussion. A player on a bonafide championship contender, such as the Chicago Cubs, will always be given the leg up on a player on the mediocre team that was not in the playoff discussion, like the Colorado Rockies. So when it comes to a Most Valuable Player, there are usually
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Fantasy Baseball: DJ LeMahieu Is The Value Second Baseman You Need

DJ LeMahieu led all of baseball in batting average last season, partially in thanks to the ridiculous BABIP. Duck snorts, bloops, and seeing-eye singles. Whatever silly terms you want to use for the extra hits that Coors Field creates, the BABIP there is undeniable. The altitude gets all the hype for the run scoring environment, the spacious confines of Coors causes plenty of balls to drop.[Jeff] LeMahieu, the Rockies’ second
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Colorado Rockies: Is Jon Gray a Fantasy Baseball Sleeper?

There is only one Colorado Rockies starting pitcher worth drafting this fantasy baseball draft season: de facto ace Jon Gray. Gray did not post the best ERA and WHIP last year (4.61 and 1.26), but his strikeout and walk rates were great. His strikeout rate and walk rate already got him a slot in my breakout pitchers column. I wasn’t too high on him then, mostly due to the Coors