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On Monday, Major League Baseball released the abbreviated 60-game schedule for all 30 teams. Without exception, the Colorado Rockies have a challenging road ahead if they are going to win their first National League West pennant or, even more ambitious, their first World Series. A typical 162-game season will contain several matchups or consecutive series that could prove challenging to…

Following a night of amateur firework displays around the city to commemorate Independence Day, the professional variety took place during batting practice at Coors Field on Sunday for day two of Rockies summer camp. In the morning, pitching coach Steve Foster spoke with media about the limited preparation of his pitchers required for an abbreviated season. “Right now, we’re on…

On Monday, Colorado Rockies General Manager Jeff Bridich and manager Bud Black spent the entirety of a 70-minute video conference with local media discussing everything from roster construction to new rules to the obvious impact of the ongoing pandemic. 60-Man Roster Colorado submitted 52 names on Sunday for their 60-man roster. Comprised of 28 pitchers, five catchers, 13 infielders and…

It’s not often that an undrafted player ever makes it through the never-ending bramble of the minor leagues to emerge at the promised land of the big leagues. Recent Rockies such as DJ Johnson and Josh Fuentes both completed this unlikely route after getting overlooked following stints at Western Oregon University and Missouri Baptist University, respectively. With a markedly different…

Following an exciting and unpredictable day one of the 2020 MLB Draft in which 37 amateur players were selected, the intrigue of certain picks – not to mention the confounding decision of others – shan’t be overlooked. Suprises Once Baltimore reached for Arkansas OF Heston Kjerstad with the second pick and Miami took draft darling Max Meyer with the third,…

“Imperfect people can have perfect moments.” ~ Brandy Halladay  It may not have been to the level of the eight-part series “The Last Dance” on Michael Jordan’s career and the 1998 Chicago Bulls, but ESPN’s “Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story” was something for baseball fans, albeit a bleak depiction of the superb starting pitcher. The E:60 series’ one-hour documentary spent…

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