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In the offseason Rockies general manager Dan O’Dowd was criticized by fans and the media for not going after a big name free agent to help the starting rotation. When O’Dowd pulled off a trade of embattled reliever Luis Vizcaino to the Cubs for Jason Marquis, many believed that it was not enough, as Marquis was simply another re-tred trying…...

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When it rains, it pours.That seemed to be the case for the 2009 Colorado Rockies as they could not catch a break Friday night in Detroit. The Rockies lost the opener of a three game series 4-3. This time it was what the Rockies focused on all spring, aggressive base running. That, along with a defensive miscue in the eight…...

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On Wednesday night in Atlanta, the Colorado Rockies dug their hole in the National League West race a little deeper. The final score was a difficult to swallow 12-4 loss. The game was determined in the fourth inning when Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa lost his composure and control of the game. The inning began with De La Rosa…...

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The Colorado Rockies knew that they were in for a difficult April as soon as the schedule was released.In the first three weeks, the Rockies would play 11 of 14 games on the road, where wins have always been a challenge for the club. The fact that there were so many games on the road was not the only part…...

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Dexter Fowler was invited to Major League Spring Training as a courtesy. It was a way to get him some time on the big league field and help him see what he would be up against the next season. The Rockies were extremely deep in the outfield and Fowler figured to need another year of seasoning in the minor leagues.…...

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The Colorado Rockies finally got home after a miserable 10 day, eight game road trip in which the team only won two games. They have been home for only four days since the beginning of Spring Training on February 14th.On the road trip the Rockies were plagued by a variety of issues. If the offense hit well, the starting pitcher…...

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The Colorado Rockies have played the least amount of home games of any team in the league.They played a three game opening weekend series with the Phillies before heading back out on a ten day, three city road trip. One of the longest of the season. The 2-6 record made the trip seem even longer.When Spring Training is factored in,…...

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Dexter Fowler impressed the Rockies so much at Double-A Tulsa last year that when September rolled around, they decided to give him a taste of big league action.Fowler had just finished helping Team USA to the Bronze metal in Beijing, and had made an impressive catch at the Futures game, an event that takes place during All-Star Weekend that features…...

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The Colorado Rockies came into the season touting the back end of their bullpen as one of the best in the league. With two closers who have had success in the Major Leagues to pitch the eight and ninth innings in Manny Corpas and Huston Street respectively, the Rockies look to be a team feared in the late innings.That was…...

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A fan in left field held up a sign at the beginning of the game that said “Matt Wholliday, Welcome Spilly.”While most fans have not forgotten so quickly about their traded All-Star slugger Matt Holliday, today gave them a few reasons why they may just not miss him as much as they thought.Most thought that in order for the Rockies…...

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From the first pitch of the game, the Colorado Rockies offense was clicking.Dexter Fowler, making his first start of the year, laced the first pitch from Diamondbacks starter Doug Davis into the first row of the left field seats. It was the first Major League home run, first RBI, and first extra base in Fowler’s young career.Franklin Morales, named the…...

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It was officially announced today that Dexter Fowler has made the big league roster for the Colorado Rockies.Fowler has continued to grow throughout the spring, crediting his success to the pointers that new hitting coach Don Baylor has been giving to him. Fowler has been taking extra batting practice both before and after every game of late.The Denver Post has…...

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With one week to go before the season begins, the Colorado Rockies are slowly but surely whittling their roster down to the final 25.In a surprise move, newly acquired Matt Murton was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs, along with hurting pitcher Greg Smtih. Smith getting sent down was no surprise, but Murton was a shock to many Rockies followers.Murton was…...

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At the beginning of the spring it seemed a given that the top outfield prospect for the Rockies, Dexter Fowler would start the year at Triple-A Colorado Springs. After all, he was called straight to the big leagues after tearing the cover off of the ball in Double-A Tulsa.Fowler began the spring making it seem like he was still searching…...

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