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Rafael Rojas Cremonesi

  • joined Feb 10, 2012
  • last login Mar 09, 2013
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I've been writing about baseball since 2000 for different websites and print publications both in Venezuela and the United States, covering the Major Leagues (especially the Colorado Rockies and Houston Astros) and Caribbean Winter Baseball.

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Saturday Rockpile: Good signs from Rox pitchers

Francis and Pomeranz efficient while De La Rosa showing command in last outing.

Rockies pitchers to fans: Don't freak out

Nicasio and De La Rosa say they will put command issues aside and improve their performance by opening day.

Helton working on consistency during ST return

Things aren't quite right yet with Todd Helton as he enters what will likely be his final MLB season, but the veteran first baseman thinks he'll be good to go by the end of spring training.

Chacin agrees to two-year deal with Rockies

Jhoulys Chacin, the Colorado Rockies right-hander, will earn $6.5 million if deal is finalized, physical pending. Club has yet to confirm the news.

Todd Helton returning for likely final season

The veteran Rockies first baseman will come back after undergoing hip surgery last August.

Kelvim Escobar signs MiLB deal with Brewers

The veteran pitcher hasn't played in the Major Leagues since 2007, and he has started a promising comeback in his home country of Venezuela.

Reports: Justin Upton rejected trade to Mariners

The Diamondbacks outfielder was on the verge of being shipped to Safeco Field, but ultimately decided to veto the transaction.

Report: D-Train signs minor-league deal with Cubs

After announcing his retirement last year, the lefty will get another chance with the team which originally drafted him

J.P. Howell reportedly agrees with Dodgers

Lefty reliever was on the radar for several teams, but lands in Chavez Ravine on a one-year deal.

Astros, Rangers among teams interested in Berkman

The veteran hasn't made a decision on whether to play in 2013, but he already has offers from both teams in his hometown state.

Marlins and Mariners reportedly discussed Stanton

Seattle needs offense, while Miami could use all the young pitching they can get. Would they be tempted to part ways with their biggest star at the moment?

Indians agree with Brett Myers

The veteran right-hander will get a chance to start with Cleveland, a team in need of a strong rotation.

Former MLB pitcher Urbina released from prison

Venezuelan reliever was sentenced to 14 years in jail in 2006, but had his term shortened for good behavior.

Justin Upton trade rumors revive

After signing Cody Ross, Arizona could be persuaded to deal the 25-year-old outfielder.

Hideki Matsui retires

After 20 years in professional baseball, including a decade in the Majors, "Godzilla" has called it quits

D-backs, Indians, Reds reportedly working on deal

Shin-Soo Choo would be going to Cincinnati, while Drew Stubbs could be bound for Cleveland in the latest incarnation of a possible three-club trade.

Brandon McCarthy to Diamondbacks for 2 years

The 26-year-old righty is now coming to the National League after signing with Arizona. The deal was made official Tuesday.

Rockies acquire Wilton Lopez

The 29-year-old righty is going to Coors Field in exchange for two young arms.

Scutaro reportedly agrees with Giants

San Francisco is offering the veteran infielder a two-year deal with a vesting option for a third.

Orioles sign Casilla, Pierce, Teagarden

The infielder will get $1.7 million in 2013 with a team option for 2014.

Red Sox hire Rodriguez as assistant hitting coach

A veteran of the Boston organization for almost two decades joins the Major League staff for the first time.

Dexter Fowler has 'sky high' price from Rockies

Colorado outfielder has a big price tag which might be making teams look somewhere else.

Indians reach deal with Blake Wood

Righty is seen as possible bullpen option after he recovers from Tommy John surgery.

Rangers remain 'flexible' in approach to Hamilton

GM Jon Daniels says the Rangers will approach negotiations with open minds.

Russell Martin will reportedly sign with Pirates

The deal is pending a physical and is reportedly worth $17 million over two years.

Rivera, Yankees close to contract

The all-time saves leader is returning to New York for his 17th season as closer with a deal worth $10 million.

Domestic violence charges dropped against K-Rod

The alleged victim and witness are out of the country.

Jeff Keppinger could be fit for Diamondbacks at 3B

Versatile veteran has caught Arizona's attention with solid defense and good offense against lefties.

Marlins reportedly already shopping Yunel Escobar

The shortstop was offered to other organizations even before the Toronto-Miami mega swap was approved by MLB.

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