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Nathaniel Sunshine from RoxPile has a brain that operates differently than most and he shares details of some of his most interesting articles to date. What’s been the impact of the Bridich Barrier? Do the Denver Bears still exist? Should Coors Field adopt a retractable roof? And how would relegation and promotion work in MLB? “Five years later, has the…

Opening Day is put on hold as the first week of MLB games have been canceled by Commissioner Rob Manfred. What’s the holdup and when will we baseball return? Then we dig into every Rockies minor league affiliate and rank the top 10. Where are the Hartford Yard Goats and Albuquerque Isotopes? Did our list miss the mark? Ranking the best minor league logo in Colorado Rockies history- DNVR Sports channel on YouTube DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Long before Trevor Story (2016-present) occupied shortstop for the Colorado Rockies, there existed an era between that of Walt Weiss (1994-97) and Troy Tulowitzki (2007-15). Neifi Neftali Pérez (1998-2001) signed with Colorado as an international free agent at the age of 18 before his organization ever took the field in 1992. So long ago that he plied his trade in the minor leagues, most of the lower level cities he played are no longer in the business of baseball or operate under a drastically different name: Bend (OR) Rockies, Central Valley (CA) Rockies, New Haven (CT) Ravens, and Colorado Springs (CO) Sky Sox. During his tenure in Denver, Pérez appeared in all 162 games twice in his career (1998 and…

Colorado Springs – After nearly half a century as the Sky Sox, owing to their original affiliation with the Chicago White Sox between 1950-58, the newest Pioneer League team in Colorado Springs will be called the Rocky Mountain Vibes. And their mascot is a marshmallow. It’s quite excellent. Before the Albuquerque Isotopes became the final stop for the future Rockies,...

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