Categories Archives: Hot Stove

Trade rumors and realities

Rockies Pick Up Oswalt

As announced by several media outlets, and Oswalt himself, it looks like the Rockies are picking up a new picture. Roy Oswalt will join the minor league team in extended spring training, and then apparently join the team in a few weeks if all goes well. A

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5 More Players Sent Down

The team made more Spring Training cuts today, sending down Infielder Ryan Wheeler, outfielder Tim Wheeler, right-handed pitchers Will Harris, Joe Gardner and Josh Sullivan. There are 52 players left competing for a spot.

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Bobby Cassevah Joins the Rockies

The Colorado Rockies have signed Bobby Cassevah, according to MLBTR. After the Angels outrighted him he chose free agency and was picked up by Colorado and is expected to join the team Sunday. He posted a 6.22 ERA, 5.4 K/9, 3.7 BB/9, and 0.58 HR/9 in 46 1

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Rockies Pick Up Another Infielder

According to Reid Brignac, he is destined for Colorado and the waiting line for the infield. Brignac, who played shortstop for the Rays, has been picked up by the Rockies after being DFA’d by Tampa Bay. The Rockies are on the hook for cash considera

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Fowler Agrees to Two-Year, $11.6 M

Dexter Fowler has agreed to sign a two-year deal that is reportedly worth $11.6 million, according to Jon Heyman. Fowler, who is 26 years old, posted a .300/.389/.474 line last season.  He also hit 13 home runs and stole 12 bags.  He was eligible for ar

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Rockies Reach Agreement With Chacin

In Jhoulys Chacin’s first year of arbitration eligibility he was asking for $2.6 million, while the team countered with an offer of $1.7 million.  When the talks concluded the years doubled as well as the amount.  The final agreement came to 2 yea

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Rockies Sign Chris Volstad

Looking to bolster their rotation with “veterans”, the Rockies today signed Chris Volstad to a minor league deal worth $1.5 million with an invitation to spring training. Volstad, who went 3-12 with an ERA of 6.31 with the Cubs last season, wi

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