Axford inks Major League Deal

John Axford, who signed a minor league contract last month with the Colorado Rockies last month, just inked a one year deal with the club worth $2.6 million with a chance to earn up to $600,000 additional bucks.

A new team is always a challenge, but today was a great 1st full team workout,” Axford said on his Twitter Account.  “PFP’s, bunting, running, getting used to 60 new naked bodies!”

Catch the Rockies against the Arizona Diamondbacks this Wednesday.  Be sure to get out to Salt River Fields in Scottsdale to cheer on your Rockies.

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Rockies to retire Helton’s Jersey

The Colorado Rockies have announced that they plan to retire #17 from the Rockies roster.  #17 was worn by First baseman Todd Helton.  Helton retired at the close of last season.

The ceremony will take place August 17th before the final game of a four-game home stand against the Cincinnati Reds.

Great Tickets for the ceremony are still available so be sure to get your now!

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Rockies finally post a shutout

The Colorado Rockies have finally joined every other team in MLB in posting a shutout victory on Monday night after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0.

“We don’t expect our guys to throw shutouts. Just keep us in the game and give this offense a chance,” Manager Jim Tracy

The Rockies have been on a terror as of late winning 7 of their last 8 games and continue their three game stretch against Arizona tonight and Wednesday.

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