Garrett Atkins to Represent Team at First-Year Player Draft

Garrett Atkins was chosen by the team, along with longtime scout Garlatti, to represent the Rockies during the First-Year Player Draft this Jne 4-6th.  Atkins, who played for the Rockies from 2003-2009, is one of the highlight players from the 2007 run to the World Series. You can read the full announcement: HERE

Eliezer Alfonzo Suspension Dropped

MLB announced it is dropping the 100 game suspension of Rockies Eliezer Alfonzo due to “procedural issues” that were similar to Ryan Braun’s reversal. Alfonso was suspended in 2008 for testing positive, but denied taking denied the latest charge, saying last September in a statement released by the Major League Baseball Players Association: “I am … Continued

Blake to Retire, Alfonzo DFA’d & McMorris Passing

Eliezer Alfonzo has been designated for assignment.  Alfonzo has been on the restricted  list due to his suspension for PED’s. Casey Blake has decided to retire.  There was some interest in Blake, who was released from the Rockies after Spring Training, by the Texas Rangers, but Blake decided to officially retire.  Blake told the Des … Continued

Out of Left Field

Stephen Drew’s season came to an abrupt end last in Milwaukee late last July. He broke his right ankle and ripped the ligaments apart in a play at the plate.  Arizona’s short stop has made steady progress this spring…with some unique rehab… Drew has been catching footballs…really. Here’s why: Running routes like a wide receiver … Continued

Dodgers Sold for $2,000,000,000

The Los Angeles Dodgers have officially announced they have an agreement in place to sell the team to the group led by Magic Johnson for the price of $2 Billion, with a B.  Former Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals President Stan Kasten and Mark Walter, chief executive officer of the financial services firm Guggenheim Partners, … Continued

Jimenez Hammered on Saturday

Ubaldo Jimenez gave up six runs in less than four innings during another difficult start this spring. He was tagged with a lead-off homer from Brandon Phillips as the Indians lost to the Reds, 9-2. Manny Acta summed up the outing by saying: Ubaldo had very little command of anything…It took him 80-some pitches to … Continued