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Don’t be deceived by the 11-3 final score on Sunday. The Colorado Rockies swept the Atlanta Braves in a four-game series to head into the All-Star break. The wins were fun, and Sunday’s game came with an offensive explosion, but the sweep wasn’t because of the offense. Plain and simple, the Rockies took all four games from the Braves…...

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No, the Colorado Rockies shouldn’t trade Troy Tulowitzki. Let’s be clear about that. While the Rockies were winning their second consecutive game against the Atlanta Braves 5-3, the second sellout crowd was forced to wait through a rain delay–for the fireworks. The Rockies won a game with two minor league call-ups, Gonzalez German and journeyman Aaron Laffey. The game…...

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For years the Major League Baseball trade deadline has come and gone, with the Colorado Rockies being irrelevant. With the exception of the Ubaldo Jimenez trade on July 30th, 2011, the Rockies have done next to nothing around the deadline. Similarly to the offseason, the Rockies seem to ignore this important date on the calendar. For a draft-and-develop organization,…...

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The reason a team deems a pitcher as their ace is because on any given day, he gives them the best shot to win. The Colorado Rockies have that with Jorge De La Rosa. The Rockies No.1 walked to the mound on Sunday with the team he was pitching for not having won since the last time he took the…...

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Saturday afternoon at Coors Field is exactly what the front office envisioned when they put together the Colorado Rockies. The home team drilled the Miami Marlins 10-5 in a game that was full of both really good pitching and really good hitting. Despite having the talent to do it, the Rockies haven’t been able to put up many games…...

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The Colorado Rockies showed growth on Wednesday night (and into Thursday morning) at Coors Field. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the 9th inning, they reversed the script on the Los Angeles Dodgers and sent the faithful Rockies fans home with a 7-6 win on a Nolan Arenado sacrifice fly with the bases loaded. Chad Bettis gave…...

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Replay is lauded for ensuring that all calls are correct. That couldn’t be further from the truth for the Colorado Rockies. On Friday night in the pouring rain, Charlie Blackmon raced home on a Corey Dickerson infield single in the bottom of the 5th inning. The run would have tied the game 2-2 with two outs in the bottom…...

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The Colorado Rockies are hanging on by a thread. If it wasn’t the starting pitching failing to go deep into a game, it was poor defense. If it wasn’t poor defense, it was a suddenly inept offense. That has been the story of the road trip for the Rockies. On Sunday, the glaring issue came back to the big…...

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He was signed as stop-gap, but he’s becoming a real issue. Kyle Kendrick was the veteran anchor that the Colorado Rockies brought in over the off-season to bridge the gap for a couple of the young pitchers in the Rockies organization to have some time to get ready in the minor leagues. It buys prospects like Jon Gray a…...

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It couldn’t last forever. The Colorado Rockies lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 on Friday night. The Rockies six straight road wins to enter the season would be as far as they would go. Game seven on the road came against a certain pitcher who happens to be very good. In fact, his three Cy Young awards and National…...

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Holy Noly! Nolan Arenado made a video game like circus catch in the 8th inning of last night’s Rockies victory over the Giants. Your browser does not support iframes. Mere moments later, Charlie Blackmon made a leaping catch to retire Buster Posey to end the inning and give Rafael Betancourt the hold before Ottavino slammed the door shut in the…...

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The Rockies will have a bit of a different look to their lineup than the ones that got them their 3-0 start to 2015. #Rockies home opener lineup vs. #Cubspic.twitter.com/PslkRHEKsA — Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) April 10, 2015 That’s right, Weiss in channeling his inner Tony La Rusa and has Matzek hitting eighth. The Rockies scored 20 runs in their opening…...

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Opening day in Colorado is one of the best in baseball. The Rockies are 13-9 in their home openers and have put out some spectacular performances. Clint Barmes – April 4 2005 – Rockies 12 Padres 10 The young Clint Barmes burst onto the scene going 4-6 with 3 RBI including a Walk off  two run home run off of…...

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From the beginning, the Rockies have always done Opening Day right. As the Colorado Rockies come back to Coors Field with a perfect record, the excitement is in the air for the franchise and their fans. Of course, 3-0 isn’t anything to be overly excited about, but even if the Rockies were 0-3, the first game of the season in…...

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In preparation for trimming the roster down to 25 players before Sunday’s deadline, the Rockies have opted for other talent over some of their key players from 2014. Colorado has sent both LHP Rex Brothers and OF Brandon Barnes to the minors. Brothers has long been thought to be the closer of the future for the Rockies, but struggled in…...

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Hope springs eternal… again. Plenty of Rockies players are already in Scottsdale ahead of their Feb 27th reporting date. Once again the talk entering spring is more about if players can stay healthy than about baseball itself. #Rockies Tulo already has his game face on for media. He’s bound and determined to play healthy and prove critics wrong. — Patrick…...

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Michael Cuddyer is fun to watch, but should the Rox re-sign him? Crisis averted. The Colorado Rockies will not lose 100 games, as so many had predicted that they would. A 15-2 drubbing of the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field ensured that the most they can lose is 99 games. Two more wins in their final nine games will keep…...

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Michael Cuddyer needs to be allowed to test the market. If nothing else, the Colorado Rockies are a loyal bunch. However, if Dick Monfort and his brother Charlie decide that Dan O’Dowd and company are still the best men for the job in Colorado, then they must be prepared to make some major changes on the field. If you’ve followed…...

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Jorge De La Rosa had to leave with an injury on his pitching hand. Something had to give. In their last 10 games, the Colorado Rockies were winners in seven of them. With the way the 2014 season has gone, it simply wasn’t sustainable. However, with Jorge De La Rosa on the mound for the Rockies, there was a chance…...

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Tyler Matzek showed great growth on Monday night in his win. When DJ LeMahieu laced a Jake Peavy fastball to left field with two outs in the top of the 7th inning, it looked like it might be the worst thing for the Colorado Rockies chances of winning in what ended up a 3-2 win for the Rockies. That might…...

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