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DENVER – Before each game at Coors Field, manager Bud Black addresses the media in the Rockies first base dugout. The focus typically pertains to the daily goings-on of Colorado, but can oftentimes touch on varied topics around the sport. Here’s a taste of what some of that discussion was focused upon before game one of a four-game series with...

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DENVER – When David Dahl broke his right foot on a foul ball during a May 30 game against San Francisco, he was just beginning to respond to critics questioning his durability. In 2017, he had missed the entirety of the season except for a mere 19 games in the minors during the summer. To start the 2018 season, he…...

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DENVER – Before each game at Coors Field, manager Bud Black addresses the media in the Rockies first base dugout. The focus typically pertains to the daily goings-on of Colorado, but can oftentimes touch on varied topics around the sport. Here’s a taste of what some of that discussion is focused upon: Chad Bettis has changed the grip on his…...

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ALBUQUERQUE – Before the July 31st trade deadline, the Colorado Rockies made three additions to their roster that could help push them into the playoffs during the final two months of the season: outfielder and occasional first baseman Matt Holliday, and relief pitchers Seunghwan Oh and Santiago Casilla. Other additions set to aid the Colorado roster are second baseman D.J.…...

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DENVER – It might be news to a few loyal Rockies fans, but Carlos Gonzalez has not always been with the Colorado Rockies. For some, it may be a hazy memory of a time before he became the player known simply as CarGo. Signed in 2002 by the Arizona Diamondbacks as a 16-year-old out of Venezuela, Gonzalez would spend several…...

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DENVER – When most people notice they have three missed calls from their boss, their anxiety may rise. When those phone calls come after midnight, the sweating begins. If you are rookie Garrett Hampson drifting off to sleep in your Albuquerque home—or any minor league player on the brink of the major leagues—it may actually be good news coming your…...

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DENVER – Charlie Blackmon hit a 435-foot shot that broke a 2-2 tie against the reigning World Series Champions Houston Astros in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Colorado Rockies a 3-2 walk-off victory. Leading up to Blackmon’s first career walk-off homer, the game was a whirlwind of odd events played beneath ominous skies. The Rockies got on the…...

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HARTFORD, Conn. – Wednesday night marked the third consecutive year Brendan Rodgers was selected to play in his league’s All-Star Game. This Sunday will mark the second consecutive year the third overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft will represent the Colorado Rockies in the All-Star Futures Game, a showcase game highlighting baseball’s top prospects that began in 1999. In…...

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Colorado Rockies began their 2018 season without making a single 25-man roster transaction until April 22nd, when they demoted Mike Tauchman and promoted outfielders David Dahl and Noel Cuevas to replace the injured Carlos Gonzalez and suspended Gerardo Parra. Since that day, many corresponding promotion/demotion transactions transpired, shuffling players along the Interstate-25 corridor between Denver and…...

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HARTFORD, CT – Peter Lambert’s start on Wednesday might not have been as good as his string of five straight starts pitching seven or more innings while surrendering just one earned run, but it was impressive nonetheless. In his first game as a member of the Albuquerque Isotopes, the 21-year-old gave up two earned runs while scattering seven hits, walking…...

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Week 12 featured a Rockies team determined to get back to winning ways at home. Though they did win more than they lost at Coors Field this week, the how and why of that record is still a concern. Arizona was on the road and only lost once this week, increasing their lead in the division. Teams will be hitting…...

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DENVER – After 101 starts in the minor leagues, it was expected that right-handed starting pitcher Yency Almonte would make his major league debut as a reliever when he was promoted from Albuquerque on Thursday. Less than expected was Almonte’s first pitch to be in a big spot in the eighth inning with the tying run at the plate. The…...

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Week 11 began with Colorado leaving home for Philadelphia after a painful sweep at the hands of Arizona. By the end of the week, they boarded a plane back to Colorado with yet another heart-wrenching defeat. The Rockies fell behind Arizona by another 1.5 games and sit 4.5 games out of the final Wild Card spot behind five other clubs.…...

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Week 9 saw the Rockies pull into a tie with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday night, then proceed to lose the next four games and fall into fourth place. Everyone in the division went 4-2 except Colorado, including last-place San Diego. Three of the five teams in the division won both their series; though Arizona lost the series to San Francisco, their…...

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The 2018 MLB Draft takes place next week, June 4-6. For three days, teams will make selections for 40 rounds, drafting over 1200 amateur players from high school and college. This year, the Rockies hold the 22nd pick after earning the National League Wild Card and finishing with the 9th best record in the 2017 season. In the week leading…...

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The 2018 MLB Draft takes place next week, June 4-6. For three days, teams will make selections for 40 rounds, drafting over 1200 amateur players from high school and college. This year, the Rockies hold the 22nd pick after earning the National League Wild Card and finishing with the 9th best record in the 2017 season. In the week leading…...

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The 2018 MLB Draft takes place next week, June 4-6. For three days, teams make selections for 40 rounds and will draft over 1,200 amateur players. This year, the Rockies hold the 22nd pick after earning the National League Wild Card and finishing with the ninth-best record in the 2017 season. In the week leading up the draft, let’s take…...

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Week 8 saw the Rockies move into first place in the National League West while Arizona continues in a free fall, so let’s examine this shift in the standings and preview the week ahead. Colorado Rockies: 1st Place (28-25, – GB) Series Record: 7-7-3 Last 10 Games: 5-5 This Week: @LAD (3), CIN (3); 3-3 It seemed like a series…...

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With seven weeks of the MLB season in the books, let’s break down the week that was for the NL West and the seven days coming up. Arizona Diamondbacks: 1st Place (25-21, – GB) Last 10 Games: 1-9 This Week: MIL (3), @NYM (3), 1-5 Arizona lost two of three at home to Milwaukee before traveling to New York and…...

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