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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado reacts after being put out against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Arenado, the Rockies' top player, is at odds with the team's management as spring training opens for the club. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Rockies GM Bridich hasn't sat down with Arenado after rift

Feb. 19, 2020 1:24 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he doesn't feel an urgency to clear the air with apparently disgruntled third baseman Nolan Arenado. Bridich displayed no worries about his relationship with his best player Tuesday night when he spoke at the Cactus League media...

Wade Davis ready to regain closer's role with Colorado

Feb. 18, 2020 1:33 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Wade Davis has again entered spring training as the Colorado Rockies' closer after a rough 2019 season. Davis lost his ninth-inning role in the final two months last year, when he finished 1-6 with 15 saves and an 8.65 ERA in the least effective effort of an 11-year career. ...

FILE In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado celebrates as he circles the bases after hitting a walkoff, two-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Arenado is at odds with the team's front office as the Rockies head to spring training for the season ahead. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Nolan Arenado ready to get to work with Rockies _ for now

Feb. 16, 2020 2:12 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nolan Arenado said he never went as far as to request a trade from the Colorado Rockies in the wake of feeling a “disrespect” from the club given he was part of trade discussions this offseason, and the All-Star third baseman is ready to move forward despite...

Kyle Freeland brings a new look to spring training

Feb. 14, 2020 2:17 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado left-hander Kyle Freeland has a new look this spring as he attempts to move past his struggles from 2019. Freeland worked in the offseason to take a small pause out of his delivery after falling from a fourth place finish in the NL Cy Young award voting in 2018 to a 3-11...

Jiménez returns to Rockies, where he had greatest success

Feb. 12, 2020 1:56 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Ubaldo Jiménez had the best three-season pitching run in Colorado history. A decade later, he is working on a reprise. Jiménez, who won 46 games with Colorado from 2008 to 2010, is back in the Rockies’ camp on a minor league contract and hopes to...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 file photo, Colorado Rockies catcher Tony Wolters (14) in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Teams improved to 4-0 in salary arbitration this year when the Colorado Rockies defeated catcher Tony Wolters, who will earn $1.9 million rather than his request for $2,475,000. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Rockies beat Wolters in arbitration, clubs 4-0 vs player

Feb. 11, 2020 9:22 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Teams improved to 4-0 in salary arbitration this year when the Colorado Rockies defeated catcher Tony Wolters, who will earn $1.9 million rather than his request for $2,475,000. Arbitrators Jeanne Vonhof, Dan Brent and Edna Francis made the decision Tuesday, a day after hearing arguments....

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018 file photo, Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez tosses his bat after striking out against San Diego Padres relief pitcher Phil Maton to end the sixth inning of a baseball game in Denver. The Mariners are adding depth to their outfield. agreeing Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 to a minor league contract with former All-Star Carlos González, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

AP source: González, Mariners agree to minor league deal

Feb. 11, 2020 5:19 PM EST

The Mariners are adding depth to their outfield. agreeing Tuesday to a minor league contract with former All-Star Carlos González, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. González’s deal is pending a successful physical, the person told The Associated Press on the condition of...

Wolters, Rockies argue cases in salary arbitration

Feb. 10, 2020 8:33 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Catcher Tony Wolters argued for a $2,475,000 salary in arbitration on Monday, and the Colorado Rockies said he should be paid $1.9 million. The 27-year-old made $960,000 last year, when he hit .262 with one homer and 42 RBIs in 411 plate appearances. A decision by arbitrators Jeanne Vonhof,...

Former major league outfielder Angel Echevarria dies at 48

Feb. 8, 2020 6:26 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Former major league outfielder Angel Echevarria, who played seven seasons with three different teams, has died. He was 48. Rutgers, where he set a career home run record that has since been broken, announced his death Saturday but didn't provide further details. The Connecticut Post...

FILE In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado celebrates as he circles the bases after hitting a walkoff, two-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Arenado is at odds with the team's front office as the Rockies head to spring training for the season ahead. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Rockies enter spring with unhappy star after no big moves

Feb. 7, 2020 1:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Unhappy All-Star sluggers — 1. Impactful free agents signed — 0. That's the score for the Colorado Rockies' situation heading into what could be a tense spring training. Over the offseason, a rift developed between All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado and the front office (more...