The Colorado Avalanche held its annual Charity Brunch on Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. The event, hosted by the Avs Better Halves and part of Kroenke Sports Charities philanthropic efforts, has raised more than $1 million dollars...
Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin said on Sunday that he wasn't feeling pain following Saturday's throwing session and that he could continue his preparation with an eye toward being on the Opening Day roster.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss announced that right-hander Jordan Lyles will start against the D-backs in Wednesday's Cactus League opener at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, while John Axford will see action in Tuesday's intrasquad game.
David Hale is one of a number of ground-ball pitchers new to the Rockies camp this year. Free-agent signee Kyle Kendrick plus non-roster invitees John Axford and John Lannan all induce ground balls at high rates.