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Colorado Rockies injury updates on David Dahl and Jairo Diaz

All your Rockies news, notes and links for Wednesday, April 12th

Dahl progressing in recovery from rib injury |

The latest update on David Dahl is that he’ll be joining the Rockies in San Francisco to have his rib reevaluated. He’s currently throwing and running, but needs to be cleared before being allowed to swing a bat. Rib injuries can be difficult to heal, but hopefully he’ll finally get a green light to resume all baseball activities soon.

There’s also an update about Jairo Diaz who had his first rehab appearance on Monday. He still needs to build up his arm to be able to handle back-to-back appearances before being considered to join the Rockies dominant pen

Colorado Rockies: A Closer Look at Jeff Bridich’s Master Plan | Rox Pile

Our friends over at the Rox Pile did a great job looking at the Jeff Bridich’s record since becoming GM. Bridich has finally succeeded in building a team that has pitching depth in both the bullpen and also in the rotation. Everywhere you look in the Rockies organization there are young arms throwing hard and able to get batters out no matter where they’re pitching at.

Bullpen Fix Paying Off For Colorado Rockies | CBS Denver

Bridich’s greatest success so far may be the current bullpen. Paired with Bud Black who has the ability to put them in the right place at the right time, the Rockies bullpen is garnering some serious attention and rightfully so. We’ll have more on the bullpen later today.

Rockies ace Jon Gray loses “an alter ego,” but shears off his hair for Locks of Love | Denver Post

Jon Gray went through with his plans to cut his hair yesterday. His glorious mane was sheared off and saved to be donated to Locks of Love. However, he didn’t opt for a buzz cut afterwards and when the stylist was done his style looked much the same minus the locks flowing down to the shoulder.

Colorado Rockies 2017 holiday uniforms unveiled | Purple Row

Major League Baseball revealed the holiday uniforms for four upcoming holiday weekends yesterday. The jerseys will be worn for 2-4 days spanning the respective holiday weekends as opposed to just the day of the holiday. All four of the Rockies uniforms rock pinstripes together with holiday appropriate colors. Combined with matching hats and socks, they make for quite the presentation.

Zach Jemiola eager to evolve pitch-to-contact approach in hitter’s environment | Baseball Census

Cameron Goeldner wrote about Rockies prospect Zach Jemiola for Bobby DeMuro’s new project Baseball Census. If you haven’t checked it out, add it to your list of places to look for more information on all things related to baseball prospects.

Giants place Buster Posey on 7-day DL after taking fastball to head | ESPN

When the Rockies travel to San Francisco this weekend for a four game series, they won’t have to face one of the Giants best players. Posey exhibited some concussion symptoms after getting hit in the head by a pitch on Monday and was placed on the 7-day concussion DL. For a team that is already struggling to find offense because of it’s “interesting” outfield situation, this is a tough blow.