Shortstop Trevor Story impressing Rockies, including Nolan Arenado - The Denver Post
Rockies shortstop Trever Story continued his torrid spring training Monday against the Mariners with a triple and a home run, both to the opposite field, in Colorado's 6-4 win. Story's big hits did not come against slouches of pitchers, either, as the triple came against Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and the home run was off of veteran reliever Joaquin Benoit.
The Denver Post's Patrick Saunders reports that Story is impressing his teammates, including All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, this spring and is making a strong case to spend 2016 with the big club.
Tyler Matzek leaves Rockies Spring Training - MLB.com
Rockies pitcher Tyler Matzek was excused from spring training yesterday to deal with personal issues, writes Thomas Harding. Matzek's absence is expected to be short as he deals with performance anxiety. You can read more on Matzek from Purple Row's Bryan Kilpatrick here.
Jackson Williams looking to catch permanent home with Rockies - The Denver Post
Catcher Jackson Williams is in Rockies camp for the second time in three years, trying to earn a roster spot as a non-roster invitee. Nicole Vitale caught up with Williams, who made his big league debut with the Rockies in 2014, about his quest to return to the majors.
Rockies evaluating young backup catchers - MLB.com
Also vying for the backup catching job behind Nick Hundley are Dustin Garneau and Tom Murphy. Both of them made their debuts with the Rockies in 2015 and they talked with Thomas Harding about working side-by-side while competing for the same job.
The 10 most underrated players in baseball - FOX Sports
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi compiled his list of the 10 most underrated players in baseball, a list led by Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado. Morosi has high praise for both the offense and defense of Arenado, citing the Rockies' location, both as far as time zone and in the standings, as why Arenado is not recognized as one of baseball's best players.
Consensus Top 2016 Rockies Prospects - Rockies Zingers
At Rockies Zingers, Adam Peterson collated all of the recent Rockies prospect rankings and put them all into a consensus list, led by 2015 first-round pick Brendan Rodgers.