Santana, Encarnacion on Rox radar at first

The Rockies' desire to improve their offense for a 2019 playoff push, while simultaneously maintaining a focus on a farm system-fueled future, has led to trade ideas. The Rockies are looking to deal primarily with the Mariners for Carlos Santana or with the Indians for Edwin Encarnacion.… Read More
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Business diversity featured at Winter Meetings

A few decades ago, Diana Everett of Chesterfield, Mo., saw a future in giveaways for sports teams. And it turns out, MLB was looking for business owners like her. One aspect of MLB's 25-year-old diversity and inclusion program has been putting businesses fronted my women, minorities, the LGBT community and veterans in front of clubs and league-office divisions so they can develop techniques and compete for business.… Read More
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Magadan brings fresh eye as Rox’s hitting coach

Dave Magadan, hired Tuesday night as the Rockies' new hitting coach, brings a long career with notable success. Just as importantly, he represents new blood. Magadan, 56, who served as the D-backs' hitting coach the last three seasons and has held the job with the Padres, Red Sox and Rangers, will replace Duane Espy, who was not retained after holding the job the last two years.… Read More
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To land big fish, Rox must be willing to sacrifice

The Rockies can envision Carlos Santana providing big-time offense production at first base. Trades for catcher J.T. Realmuto or Noah Syndergaard also are attractive ideas, but it's all talk until Colorado answers what it's willing to give up.… Read More
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