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Trade rumors and realities

Miguel Batista Comin to Colorado?

41 year old Miguel Batista has agreed, in principal, to sign with the Rockies for the upcoming season.  The agreement carries an invitation to spring training. He will compete for a position as a middle reliever.  He has been with five different teams o

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Manny Corpas is Back

Right handed reliever Manny Corpas, the 2007 closer for the Rockies during their magical run, has been picked up by the Rockies and invited to spring training.  He will be a non-roster invitee because the teams 40 man roster is full, but the team is exci

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Mets Pick Up Andrew Brown

The Rockies didn’t pick up Andrew Brown, but the Mets did and invited him to Spring Training as well.  Brown hit .232 with 5 home runs in 46 games for the Rockies last season, who claimed him of waivers from the Cardinals in 2011.  His Triple-A nu

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Five Players Signed to Minor Contracts

The Rockies have signed catcher Gustavo Molina, pitchers Justin Berg and Jeff Manship and infielders Hernan Irabarren and Henry Wrigley to minor league contracts. All five will be invited to spring training camp.

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Jeff Francis Back for One More

Jeff Francis has agreed to sign for one year with the Rockies. Francis has said several times that he wanted to come back. The deal is pending a physical and the final amount isn’t known at this time.

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Rockies Pick Up Wilton Lopez

The Rockies made their first move of the Winter Meetings tonight by trading Alex White and Alex Gillingham to the Astros for right-handed reliever Wilton Lopez. Lopez, a late innings reliever, had a 2.17 ERA and 10 saves in 64 appearances for the Astros

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Roenicke, Putnam, Moscoso and Fields Gone

On a day that could have included the announcement of a new manager, ends with the announcement that the team will say goodbye to four of their 40 via waivers. ZACH PUTNAM was picked up by the Cubs, GUILLERMO MOSCOSO went to the Royals and JOSH ROENIC

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Guthrie to Toronto?

The Denver Post is reporting today that the Blue Jays are interested in Jeremy Guthrie.  There is word that the Rockies are “agressively trying to trade him” according to the Troy Renck article  The Blue Jays are hard up for a starter after

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