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They’re here … and it’s time to get going again

Rockies pitchers and catchers officially reported to camp today. The team will conduct its final physicals on Friday morning and should be working out at Hi Corbett Field at around 1 p.m., and finishing around 4 p.m. For those of you in Tucson, there is construction around the park. They’re building a walking track. Nonetheless, you can work around it.

We’re still waiting to see if there’s going to be an addition. The Rockies have made an offer of a Minor League contract to former Cy Young Award winner Eric Gagne, but there is still talking to do. The Dodgers are believed to be in the mix for Gagne. Rockies manager Jim Tracy is a believer in Gagne, who has battled shoulder and back issues in recent years.

 

Turnbow close to a decision

Rockies possible target Derrick Turnbow is expected to announce a decision within 48 hours. Turnbow, who has battled injuries and a lack of command and hasn’t appeared in the Majors since 2008, had a recent workout that 20 of the 28 teams that were invited attended. He showed good enough velocity to have several teams want to negotiate further. The Rockies also have expressed interest in star closer Eric Gagne, who also is making a comeback.

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