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Rockies, catcher Elias Díaz agree to $14.5M, 3-year contract

Nov. 19, 2021 16:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies agreed to a $14.5 million, three-year contract with catcher Elias Díaz. His deal was announced Thursday and covers one season of arbitration eligibility and two years of free agency. Díaz gets $3 million next season, $5.5 million in...

Pilot death is 2nd amid late season wildfires in Rockies

Nov. 17, 2021 20:59 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday were investigating the death of a pilot who crashed while fighting a wildfire near Rocky Mountain National Park at night, the second person to die amid wind-driven, late season wildfires in the Rockies this week. The pilot of the...

Julio Lugo, SS for 7 teams and Boston's '07 champs, has died

Nov. 15, 2021 17:47 PM EST

Julio Lugo, who played for seven teams in a 12-year major league career and was the shortstop for Boston's 2007 World Series championship team, has died, the Red Sox said. He was 45. ESPN reported that the cause of death was presumed to be a heart attack, citing Lugo's...

Chacín agrees to $1.25M deal to stay with Rockies

Nov. 13, 2021 20:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Right-hander Jhoulys Chacín is staying with the Colorado Rockies, agreeing Saturday to a guaranteed $1.25 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses. The 33-year-old was 3-2 with a 4.34 ERA in a...

LEADING OFF: 106-win Dodgers host Cards in NL wild-card game

Oct. 06, 2021 03:40 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WILD OUT WEST The 106-win Los Angeles Dodgers put their season on the line in the NL wild-card game against the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals. No team has ever won so many...

LEADING OFF: 106-win Dodgers host Cards in wild-card game

Oct. 05, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: ___ WILD OUT WEST The 106-win Los Angeles Dodgers put their season on the line in the NL wild-card game against the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals. No team has ever won so many...

Senzatela, Cron agree to multiyear deals with Rockies

Oct. 05, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies agreed to multiyear deals Tuesday with right-hander Antonio Senzatela and first-baseman C.J. Cron. Senzatela's $50.5 million, five-year contract includes a club option for 2027. Cron will return on a $14.5 million, two-year deal. ...

End of Story's time? Rox may lose shortstop to free agency

Oct. 04, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story's time in Denver may have just reached its final chapter. The Colorado Rockies' standout shortstop is driven by one prevailing theme as he hits free agency — winning. Story insisted he hasn’t ruled anyone out,...

VanMeter hits game-winning homer, D-backs beat Rockies 5-4

Oct. 03, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's 2021 baseball season was a stunner for a lot of the wrong reasons. Josh VanMeter's game-winning homer on Sunday provided the Diamondbacks with a rare happy surprise. VanMeter's solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the...

Diamondbacks blast Rockies 11-2, end losing streak at 5

Oct. 03, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker said it wasn't a topic in the locker room, but clearly missing out on a franchise record for losses ranks as a rare positive in a lost year for the Arizona Diamondbacks. “Avoiding the bottom of the barrel is good. Maybe that's not the...