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Rockies decide 14 off-season moves arn’t enough…. Pick up Cuddyer

The Colorado Rockies signed former Minnesota Twin Michael Cuddyer to a 3 year deal today.  Last year Cuddyer posted a line of .284-20-70-11 in 529 at bats.  Cuddyer also should be eligible in most NL fantasy leagues at 1B,2B,OF. Cuddyer is hell of a hitter but what position he will play for the Rockies in […]

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Non-Tenders: Ryan Spilborghs COL, Joe Saunders ARZ, Micah Owings ARZ, Hong-Chih Kuo LAD, Koyie Hill CHC

All these players were non-tenured and can become free agents. CHC Koyie Hill C – Geovany Soto is entrenched as the starter and the team could look internally for a backup, with both Welington Castillo and the up-and-coming Steve Clevenger as options. LAD Hong-Chih Kuo RP – Kuo was once a dominating left handed reliever […]

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Forecast Calling for Flurries in Colorado… Rockies Flurry of Trades nets them Kevin Slowey

A week ago the Rockies acquired Tyler Chatwood from the Angels for Chris Iannetta.  Now there wheeling again, sending a player to be named later to Minnesota for starting pitcher Kevin Slowey.  Slowey had a fantastic 2008 season in which he had a 3.99 era and 123 K’s in 160 innings.  But he has never […]

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Cubs and Rockies swap Ian Stewart for Tyler Colvin

In a move that had been rumored for a week or so, Ian Stewart is finally headed to the Chicago Cubs.  The Rockies will also send AA pitcher Casey Weathers to Chicago for outfielder Tyler Colvin and 23 year old second basemen DJ LeMahieu.  The trade involves two players who are both looking to bounce […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Catchers

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Devin Mesoraco C Cin – Mesoraco is a 23 year old minor league stud that should be on every NL fantasy owners radar going into the 2012 baseball season. in 2010 Mesoraco hit .302 with 26 Hr’s between AA and […]

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Rockies Notes: Tulowitzki, Gonzalez, Spilborghs

Both Troy Tulowitzki (bursitis in left hip) and Carlos Gonzalez (deep bone bruise and tendon inflammation in right wrist) say they expect to be 100% by spring training 2012,  although neither player opted for surgery rather going for the rest is the best remedy approach.  I think Tulowitzki should be fine but I’m really nervous […]

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I had a bad dream that Kevin Millwood made a Start for the Rockies Yesterday

Wow!  Apparently he actually did!?!   When Nicasio got hit by the line drive the other day (and I hope he’s OK) the Rockies signed Kevin Millwood, who was just released by the Boston Red Sox AAA team and threw him right out on the mound.  I guess when you’ve been giving Ian Stewart regular playing […]

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Everybody is saying the Rockies are going to call-up Ian Stewart…. Except the Rockies

Ty Wigginton made two bad errors in the field in back-to-back games causing many people to speculate the Rockies are going to call-up up Ian Stewart from to replace him.  However,  Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy says not so fast, “The season is not two games, it’s 162,” Tracy said. “I am not going to […]

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TY WIGGINTON – PICKUP OF THE DAY

I know, pharm I know, abortion how can I being promoting a guy that is hitting .218?  The answer is simple:  Ian Stewart has been demoted, ed Jose Lopez is actually hitting worse than Wigginton, and Wigginton is 2nd Base eligible. When given full time at bats throughout his career, Wigginton has produced home runs […]

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COLORADO ROCKIES SEND IAN STEWART TO MINORS

Not too many people would have predicted this at the beginning of the season.  After beginning the season injured and then struggling to a 2-26 start with 11 K’s, the Rockies sent Ian Stewart to the minors today to regain his swing and confidence.  Jose Lopez looks to be the guy to benefit the most […]

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