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The election of Scott Rolen to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his sixth ballot is a worthy one. Rolen was to his generation of third basemen almost precisely what Nolan Arenado is today: outstanding defender, terrific offensive contributor and a cornerstone player needed for putting together a World Series contender. https://twitter.com/baseballhall/status/1618024554210680833 Arenado has five seasons of 35 or more…...

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It’s been 48 hours since the disappointing news about Todd Helton and the debate continues to rage, especially after one ballot was lost in the mail. How voracious was one teammate about Helton’s exclusion? What’s the biggest misconception about the Coors Field vs. PED debate? And what player was even closer than Helton, but didn’t get elected by the BBWAA?…

What’s another 365 days, right? In his fifth year on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, Todd Helton fell short by the smallest of margins, receiving 72.2% of votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.  Helton was hoping to join Larry Walker as the second Colorado Rockie enshrined in Cooperstown, but missed the 75% threshold by 11 votes. https://twitter.com/spillygoat19/status/1618025832488001536…

The Los Angeles Angels are not selling, but the Kansas City Royals are selling every player possible. Why did Commissioner Manfred applaud Angels’ owner Arte Moreno? Is there a conspiracy theory afoot? And what are the challenges with Angel Stadium? We also celebrate the Rockies top prospects and discuss why today’s Watch Party for Todd Helton will be even better…

News out of 2001 Blake Street for the Colorado Rockies has been mixed over the last few days. How ready/healthy is Kris Bryant? Will GM Bill Schmidt make more moves? And what’s the solution to creating a Rockies Museum? The updates on Todd Helton continue to be promising as we await Tuesday’s announcement. What artifacts will be joining the Toddfather…

In exactly one month, baseball returns from its winter slumber with a simple pop of the mitt on back fields all across Arizona and Florida.  Laughs, good-natured ribbing and loud barking from seasoned coaches will fill Salt River Fields when pitchers and catchers report to the Spring Training home of the Colorado Rockies on February 15. Not everyone will be…

The Colorado Rockies are currently in the midst of a transition as a slew of top prospects begin to arrive and impact the roster. Familiar faces continue to make their mark on the franchise as it looks to reach the elusive .500 mark for the first time since 2018. Here’s how DNVR Rockies sees the next year going: 1. Charlie…...

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Both the Broncos and CU Buffs have been lucky enough to convince top head coaching candidates to join their organization. What would that look like with the Colorado Rockies? Would Theo Epstein take them to the World Series? And would Dusty Baker or Craig Counsell be a better managerial option in 2024? The saga with Carlos Correa has finally come…

After the Rockies’ extension-spree last offseason, who’s up next to get a long-term deal? And why is it 36-year-old Charlie Blackmon? Plus, Colorado picked up reliever Nick Mears. Why was he undrafted and exactly how hard does he throw? Patrick and Suzie also dabble in whether or not Jurickson Profar would be the left-handed bat the Rox could use. Profar…

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