Twitter / Troy Renck, Rockies:
I have heard they could move that Casper team to outside of Windsor along I-25 where new hotel chains have popped up. But can't confirm it
I imagine that would make our Fort Collins-area contingent pretty satisfied. We started this in the comment section of Rox Girl's post from yesterday regarding the purchase of the team by a group involving the Brothers Monfort. However, I'll continue it by putting up a poll since it's a slow day. Where would you like to see the Rockies' Rookie League team moved (if they even actually relocate)?
Rockies’ CarGo Gillette ads will run during NFL playoffs | All Things Rockies — The Denver Post
This was also mentioned in yesterday's Rockpile, but look for CarGo to appear on your television screen during the Saints/Seahawks playoff game later today. At least there will be something awesome to relieve us from the snoozefest that is the NFL.
Matt Murton makes it happen in Japan - ESPN
ESPN.com's Anna Katherine Clemmons has a fascinating piece on former Rockie Matt Murton's first year in Japan - a year in which he broke Ichiro's single season hits record.
Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Beltre, Angels, Dodgers: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com
As I mentioned in the comments section of yesterday's Rockpile, Purple Row (and more specifically, Jeff Aberle) got a nod from MLB Trade Rumors for his take on the Carlos Gonzalez extension, which is a terrific read (especially for a Rockpile).