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While the baseball season has just started, baseball bettors are always looking for lucrative futures wagers. Especially intriguing is a nice price on a team that many aren’t expecting to contend this year. The Rockies are off to a hot start and certainly fit that bill. But, how good is Colorado? Dexter Fowler’s power has been impressive. We can pretend…...

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Jorge De La Rosa looks like he is back. Many people in baseball believe that a manager is the most overrated position in baseball. Tell that to the Colorado Rockies and be prepared to be laughed at. The Rockies, winners of eight straight and dominating at home, have made a complete 180 degree turn in attitude from 2012 to 2013.…...

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Jon Garland has been a great pickup so far for the Rockies. Six. That number is significant for the Colorado Rockies. On Thursday, in 28 degree weather, the Rockies won their sixth straight game. In 2012, a year ago, the Rockies accomplished that feat exactly zero times. They won five straight, but never six. On April 18th, the Rockies also…...

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Fowler has been a huge surprise. Who is this guy? Dexter Fowler, suddenly a guy more fitting of the cleanup role, launched two home runs on Friday night, both of which came when the game was tied, helping the Rockies to a 7-5 victory at Petco Park in San Diego. It defies reality. Fowler has always been talented. He was…...

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BY: MICHAEL PINA, ESPN’s TrueHoop The beginning of a fresh baseball season inspires hope in just about everybody: fans, coaches, players, agents, managers, and owners. Everyone peripherally involved feels hope towards April baseball games in a way that very few aspects of life can equal. Dexter Fowler helped propel the Rockies to a hot start. It’s another chance. No matter…...

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Jhoulys Chacin was phenomenal on Sunday for the Rockies. It might be easy to forget, but at one point, Jhoulys Chacin was an extremely highly touted prospect coming up through the Colorado Rockies system. Chacin made his debut in July of 2009 and showed potential. He had a biting slider and a changeup that dropped off of the table. Chacin…...

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Jeff Francis sliced and diced his way through the Padres. Don’t tell Jeff Francis that pitching at Coors Field is impossible. The crafty lefty showed during Friday’s home opener at Coors Field that his dominant spring training was no fluke. He used his 85 MPH fastball and his slow, big-breaking off-speed pitches, to lull the San Diego Padres to sleep.…...

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Wilin Rosario launched his first home run of 2013. The Root Sports camera panned to Dante Bichette at the perfect time. The brand new Colorado Rockies hitting coach was laughing as he watched Dexter Fowler trot around the bases in the 9th inning. The Rockies centerfielder had just hit his second home run of the season, both off of Brewers…...

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He’s made mistakes, but he should have a full roster to use. Jim Tracy is a terrible manager. He changes the lineup almost daily, he makes excuses, and he handles a bullpen about as bad as anyone in the game. However, the Colorado Rockies front office is currently hanging him out to dry. In a season full of new phrases…...

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The Rockies need Chacin to be the 2010 version. Jhoulys Chacin has arguably been the worst part of a terrible 2012 season for the Colorado Rockies. Before the season began, general manager Dan O’Dowd was on record saying that the righty, expected to be the ace of the pitching staff, was out of shape and that he was disappointed by…...

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Josh Rutledge looks like the real deal. The Los Angeles Dodgers must be the most embarrassed bunch of baseball players around. The Colorado Rockies nearly shutout the Dodger offense two nights in a row. The Rockies 3-1 win gave them their first series since, ironically, they beat the Dodgers at Coors Field on the first weekend of June. The consecutive…...

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Jeremy Guthrie may have made his last pitch as a Rockie. The hits keep coming for the Colorado Rockies…or, more appropriately, the hits keep coming for those batters opposing the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies lost a 5-1 lead to the Pirates, and the baseball game, 9-6 on Wednesday. It would have been a bad trade even if Jason Hammel hadn’t…...

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Dexter Fowler delivered the game-winning sac fly on Monday night. In the year that is 2012 for the Colorado Rockies, there was no other way for play to resume after the rain delay in the top of the 9th inning. Poised to win 4-1, giving Jeff Francis another win in what has been a phenomenal homecoming, the Rockies win was…...

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Wilin Rosario has been a bright spot for the Rockies in 2012. In a way, the home run derby and the All-Star game was very fitting for Colorado Rockies fans. The Rockies had a participant in each in the form of Carlos Gonzalez, but he made little impact while the guys around him put on the real show. It was…...

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The Rockies should take whatever they can get for Guthrie. The Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Angels are the only two franchises who have never lost 100 games in a season. That might change if the Rockies keep the same pace in the second half that they have been on in the first. Dropping the Independence Day game 4-1…...

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The Rockies won on Thursday, but the issues remain. Marco Scutaro was the hero of the day for the Colorado Rockies. He laced an 11th inning single that scored the winning run, giving the Rockies an 11-10 victory, and a series split against the Nationals. The game saw the Rockies score seven runs in the first two innings. The offense,…...

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Outman was one out away from getting the win. The Colorado Rockies offense showed how good they are on Saturday. The team picked up their second interleague win of the year, beating the Rangers 11-7. As the team continues to struggle, there will probably be several big numbers put up by the offense. The Rockies offense is good enough to…...

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Josh Outman struggled on Wednesday night for the Rockies. Maybe the performances from Alex White and Christian Friedrich were juts a mirage. On Wednesday night the Colorado Rockies returned to form, getting a terrible starting pitching performance from Josh Outman. It was the second straight poor performance from a starter in as many nights. The Rockies dropped the game 6-1.…...

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The Rockies look for the series win on Sunday. Carlos Gonzalez can’t do it everyday. On Saturday the Colorado Rockies looked more like the team from the middle of May, not the team from the end of May. They lost to the Dodgers 6-2, ending their five-game winning streak. The hero of the past week, Gonzalez came up in a…...

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Carlos Gonzalez continues to hit extremely well for the Rockies. A few things have become apparent in the first two months of Colorado Rockies baseball in 2012. The first is that the offense is going to have to carry the club. The second is that Carlos Gonzalez is one of the best hitters in the game. A night after slamming…...

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