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Rockies Swap Hernandez for Harang

According to reports, the Rockies are trading surplus catcher Ramon Hernandez to LA for Aaron Harang.  Harang, a starting pitcher by trade, has been relegated to bullpen status thanks to the surplus of starting pitching in LA. The Rockies DFA’d Har

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Giambi Signed by the Indians

Jason Giambi has signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians according to multiple sources.  The deal, if Giambi makes the team, is worth $750,000. Giambi was making $1M with the Rockies last season and was in the running for the Rockies manage

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Spilly Going to Japan

Ryan Spilborghs has signed a one year deal with the Seibu Lions of Japan.  Spilborghs, who played for the Rockies up until last season, spent 2012 with the Rangers and Indians triple-a teams. Perhaps Spilly can say “hi” to Matt Murton whi

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Ramon Hernandez Season Over

Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez has finally received the news he has been waiting for.  He officially has a torn tendon in his left hamstring and will undergo season ending surgery next week.  This means his season is over due to the time it would take

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[v2] Rounding the Final Turn

[Who knew Commissioner Bud had allowed the regular season to slop into October?  Despite a day-dream contemplating how the Rockies were going to fit 32 games into 30 days, never did it occur to me to click-on those little arrows pointing to the right o

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The Return of the 5 Man Rotation

Before Thursdays game the team announced that the Rockies would return to the 5 man rotation adding Jhoulys Chacin to the mix. It was also announced that this doesn’t mean that the 75 pitch count would be lifted. On the contrary, according to Jim Tr

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Helton Out For Season

Todd Helton’s season is over. He will undergo arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip, ending any hope he will be a part of the potential 100 loss season the Rockies are heading towards. He told the Denver Post, The recovery ti

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