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Since the year 2000, nearly three times as many MLB players have come from the Los Angeles metro area than any other city in the world. But for the Colorado Rockies, San Francisco is the town where most of the American-born players identify with the most. Robert Stephenson, Dom Nuñez and Garrett Hampson all considered the San Francisco Giants their…...

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Learn which Rockies have hit one into McCovey Cove at Oracle Park over the years and which pitchers have surrendered one. You will be legitimately shocked to learn how many times Barry Bonds brutalized Colorado’s pitching. We also welcome Jackson Olson from the MLB’s Creator Class to discuss his TikTok stardom and recent trip to Hartford. Did he really consume…

The BBWAA sent a strange message by electing David Ortiz and not Barry Bonds. Todd Helton got 7.1% closer to being enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Drew Goodman from AT&T SportsNet shares his thoughts on Cooperstown while digging into the Frontier League’s new sudden-death tiebreaker and the history of legendary Rockies’ coaches. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE…

Despite not hearing his name on Tuesday during the Baseball Hall of Fame announcement, Todd Helton took another step closer towards reaching Cooperstown. David Ortiz received 77.9% of votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and was the only one on the 30 player ballot to reach the required 75% mark.  Ortiz slugged 541 home runs during his 20-year…...

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K.P. Wee, author and host of The K.P. Wee Podcast, discusses his late book, “The Case For Barry Bonds in the Hall of Fame: The Untold and Forgotten Stories of Baseball’s Home Run King.” He details the double standards and unfair criticism Bonds has faced in his career, not to mention several interesting anecdotes about his treatment of teammates that…

Talking all-things Class of 2022 for the Baseball Hall of Fame, Manny Randhawa of MLB.com gives his nuanced thoughts about the differences between players like known PED-users Barry Bonds and Álex Rodríguez. Plus, where does the man banned from the game, Pete Rose, fit into the conversation. Manny competes in the toughest game yet of Taco’s Or Tears: Hall of…

The list of players to have hit .400 is short and illustrious. Wee Willie Keeler. Ty Cobb. Rogers Hornsby. Fourteen Hall of Famers, all of whom managed to bat .312 or above in their career, including Cobb’s career .366 batting average, decorate the list of the most elite hitters to play the game of baseball. The most recent and memorable…

Time for the writers to get over the steroid era. If Major League Baseball’s steroid era wasn’t embarrassing enough, the writers who vote for Hall of Fame enshrinement continue to pour salt on the wound. On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced that for the first time since 1996 no player on the ballot received the necessary 75%…...

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Barry Bonds, all-time home run leader and single-season home run champion, finally went on trial Tuesday. He is charged with four counts of perjury when he testified before a grand jury in regards to the BALCO scandal that he was involved with.As big of a deal as this trial is, it seems that the media has finally grown tired of…...

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On Monday, Mark McGwire admitted to using steroids throughout his career, including 1998 when he broke Major League Baseball’s most hallowed record.The aftershock from the admission has been interesting to say the least. Most analysts have said that McGwire did not gain any ground by admitting to the use of performance enhancing drugs. They think that he is still a…...

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It is well known around the league and amongst baseball fans that the Colorado Rockies look at more than just talent when they draft, sign or trade for a player. They are very intent on bringing in players who have a high level of character. The Rockies often take heat for this practice. Many fans wish that the team would…...

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