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The Colorado Rockies had a Big Bang moment that helped them form into a real baseball franchise and it wasn’t Opening Day 1993. No, that pivotal moment that created the Rockies universe happened with the 1992 Expansion Draft. Held at the Marriott Marquis in the New York City on November 17, 1992, two groups of baseball professionals gathered to make…

When RHP Jeff Hoffman was out of options to the minor leagues and opportunities on the 26-man roster following the 2020 season, the Rockies also struggled with this apparent limitation. Yet former GM Jeff Bridich managed to trade Hoffman to the Cincinnati Reds for a useful asset in Colorado’s bullpen by the name of RHP Robert Stephenson. (RHP Case Williams...

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Following an outstanding 2007 season that saw Matt Holliday fall short of winning the second NL MVP in franchise history, the Oklahoma native put forth an equally impressive 2008 in his final year before being traded to the Oakland Athletics. Entering a three-game series at home versus Atlanta, Holliday had a slash line of .182/.280/.364 through the first six games of ’08. After going 0-for-3 against Tom Glavine, the 28-year-old outfielder blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth to lift Colorado to a 2-1 victory. On the next night, he went 3-for-4 with two more ribbies, including the game-decider. The final game of the series brought on a 2-for-5 performance from the left fielder with another…

If it ain’t broke. Don’t fix it. That’s a joke, the Colorado Rockies are certainly broken. However, their decision to keep their entire coaching staff intact wasn’t as bad of a decision as it looks like from the outside. The Rockies are perennial losers. They need to change the culture. There is no doubt about that. However, changing the culture...

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