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Jeff Bridich steps down as general manager of Rockies

Apr. 26, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jeff Bridich is stepping down as general manager of the Colorado Rockies, ending a tumultuous tenure that included two playoff appearances and a falling out with Nolan Arenado that ultimately led to the star third baseman's offseason trade. The Rockies...

National League West Preview Capsules

Mar. 19, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Los Angeles Dodgers 2020: 43-17, first place, World Series champions. Manager: Dave Roberts (sixth season). ...

Story's time: Rockies shortstop focused on season, not deal

Feb. 23, 2021 16:59 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story’s priority list this season includes being a more vocal leader, taking his base stealing to another level, crushing early count fastballs and honing his footwork in the field. Not near the top of the list: Fretting about his long-term future...

MLB spring training still a hot ticket in Arizona

Feb. 21, 2021 17:20 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Even during a pandemic, the appetite to sit in the sun and watch Major League Baseball spring training appears robust. The Arizona Diamondbacks sold out their entire spring allotment of tickets in less than 24 hours after they went on sale to the public....

Rockies OF Ian Desmond opts out for 2nd straight season

Feb. 21, 2021 16:22 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ian Desmond provided a calming voice to help the Colorado Rockies stick together soon after losing star third baseman Nolan Arenado in a blockbuster trade. That just may be the veteran outfielder's biggest contribution this season. ...