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With no shortage of scintillating stories and popular personalities, it was a fiesta of all things fantastic. Minus numerous conversations at performing at altitude, the beauty of Coors Field as well as the hangover effect, the following is a smattering of other exchanges. Kevin Gausman, San Francisco Giants The Grandview HS graduate is one of three All-Star Game representatives to…...

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Between fans, family and media, the entirety of the baseball world has descended upon Coors Field this week to celebrate the sport we love and embrace the abilities of those who play the game. For all the men and women on the field, there’s a story behind how that person got to where they are today. A struggle and a…...

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Bang. Zoom. Straight to the moon! With 309 baseballs planted in various sections and tiers of Coors Field, slugged over a combined 25 miles in distance, New York Mets’ Pete Alonso came out on top in the single-elimination tournament. In doing so, he becomes only the third player to win consecutive Derbys, joining Ken Griffey Jr. (1998-99) and Yoenis Céspedes…...

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First, it was Larry Walker in 1998: member of the Colorado Rockies organization representing his club during the MLB All-Star Game held at Coors Field.  Now, it’s prospect Michael Toglia starting at first base on the corner of 20th and Blake Street for Sunday’s Futures Game. For good measure, the slugger playing at High-A Spokane homered in his first at…...

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Pull the plug. The 2021 Home Run Derby at Coors Field will not be using a humidor to store baseballs. And that might right a wrong as far as it concerns a certain Colorado Rockies’ slugger. When Trevor Story went down to one knee to swat the first of three home runs on September 5, 2018, it was recognized at…...

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Robinson Cano hit a sharp ground ball to second base for the final out in the second inning in Anaheim to finish the day for Ubaldo Jiménez. Since that day in 2010, the Colorado Rockies have yet to be represented by another starting pitcher in the All-Star Game. Until now. On Sunday, while Germán Márquez was putting the finished touches…...

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For the 30,410 fans at Coors Field on Thursday night, it was a moment seared into their memory. Nolan Arenado, the greatest player in Colorado Rockies’ 29-year history, came back to Denver as a visiting player for the first time since the collective heart of the city broke on February 1 with the announcement of his trade to the St.…...

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Roughly 13 times each season, Nolan Arenado returned from a road trip and settled into his place downtown located within walking distance of Coors Field. When arriving for the next day’s game, he’d walk beneath the cavernous tunnels of the ballpark and take a right turn to the home clubhouse. On Thursday, for the first time, he turned left. “It’s…...

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Fans of the Colorado Rockies may get only one player from their club selected to participate in the 2021 All-Star Game, but they’ll now have an opportunity at something even greater: Home Run Derby Champion. On Monday ahead of Opening Day 2.0, Trevor Story announced he would be competing in the derby at his home ballpark, Coors Field. “It’s something…...

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Major League debut. First big league hit. First home run.  For many players, it’s the moment they’ve been envisioning their entire life. It’s what makes all the youth tournaments, minor league bus rides, all those days playing through soreness and time spent away from family worth the grind of being a professional baseball player. “When you look at a players…...

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Trigger Warning: The Monforts are going to own the Colorado Rockies forever… Or at least, for the rest of most of our lives. Dick Monfort will remain the primary owner for the foreseeable future and the most likely scenario is that his son, Walker, takes over when the time comes. While there is nothing inherently wrong with calling for a…...

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Baseball history is heading to Denver this summer for fans all across the Rocky Mountain region. On Monday, widespread reports of Major League Baseball choosing the Colorado Rockies and Coors Field as the host of the 2021 All-Star Game began to circulate. Tuesday, it became official. Mark your calendars: July 13. The eyes of the baseball world will be upon…...

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On Friday, Major League Baseball shocked most of the world by agreeing to mounting pressures to move the 2021 All-Star Game and First-Year Player’s Draft out of Atlanta, Georgia. This move came in direct response to voter suppression laws passed in the state, something MLB has taken a strong stance against going back to last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests,…

The Colorado Rockies haven’t existed for long, yet somehow they almost always seem on the precipice of pivotal changing points. Oddly enough, despite their less-than-thirty-year-old existence, the ballclub of the Mile High City has carved out a pretty clear history defined by memorable short eras filled with intriguing characters. Here in 2021, we know one of these eras has ended…...

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We’ve all fallen into the trap at some point. The Colorado Rockies sign or make a trade for a significant bat – a rare thing but something that the facts nonetheless state does happen – and we all start dreaming specifically on how that player will look at Coors Field. It doesn’t matter where they are coming from. This new…...

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The streets of Denver are empty tonight. The ballpark, too. But if you listen carefully, you can hear the sounds of the past. It’s all so different. It’s all so strange. Where once was glorious celebration and exuberance and community is now silence and space. Where once the entirety of Lower Downtown would be abuzz with excitement, there is now…...

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