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Another comeback is squandered on a day where the injury bug has different Rockies going in different directions on the injury list. Plus, the Rockies make a 40-man roster move and send catcher Dom Nuñez to Triple-A. Who’s this Brian Serven fella exactly? Brian Serven joins the Colorado Rockies amidst a series of transactions; Bryant and Senzatela injury updates by…

After dropping to one game under .500 for the first time since an Opening Day loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Colorado Rockies’ roster is undergoing a few changes this week. The most intriguing move on Tuesday was the one made out of choice: the club’s backup catcher.  Dom Nuñez was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque and Brian Serven was…...

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Roster changes (mostly relating to injuries) abound between Kris Bryant, Antonio Senzatela and Dom Nuñez following the Giants 11th consecutive victory over the Rockies. Jessica Kleinschmidt has some news on the Oakland Athletics stadium situation, not to mention the latest – and most furriest – member of press box. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher…

Since the year 2000, nearly three times as many MLB players have come from the Los Angeles metro area than any other city in the world. But for the Colorado Rockies, San Francisco is the town where most of the American-born players identify with the most. Robert Stephenson, Dom Nuñez and Garrett Hampson all considered the San Francisco Giants their…...

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According to his Baseball Reference page, Colorado Rockies’ catcher Elias Díaz has one nickname: El Maracucho. Born and raised in the northwest region of Venezuela in the state of Zulia, those from the capital city of Maracaibo can often be given this moniker. But one nickname is even more befitting a player like Díaz: The Tank. Throughout parts of eight…...

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In the lineage of the great homegrown Colorado Rockies, Brendan Rodgers seems the logical choice as the next star of the organization. The 25-year-old is poised to fulfill the expectations heaped upon him as the 3rd overall selection in the 2015 MLB Draft following his first full season with the Rockies. “This is probably the best shape I’ve been in…...

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On Thursday, the Colorado Rockies announced a three-year deal with catcher Elias Díaz worth approximately $14.5 million. The 31-year-old had an incredibly productive season at the plate, slugging .464 thanks to 37 extra-base hits. His 18 home runs were the fourth-most in franchise history by a catcher. Díaz did most of his damage at the dish after mid-June, homering in…

Jackie Robinson won the first Rookie of the Year Award in 1947. Forty years later, it was renamed to honor the Civil Rights trailblazer. Colorado may have developed many talented All-Stars during their time, but starting pitcher Jason Jennings is the only player to ever earn the prestigious award. Jason Jennings Award for Rookie of the Year Lucas Gilbreath A…...

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Steve Reed represented the Colorado Rockies through their first five seasons of existence and pitched in more games than any other for the franchise, spending half his 14-year career in purple. His 140 ERA+ is often overlooked, and remains a staggering figure during era pitched mostly before the advent of the humidor.   Steve Reed Award for Unsung Hero Elias Díaz…...

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It was the worst of times. And then it was the best of times. In the tale of two Elias Diaz’ truer words were never spoken. Baseball is a vehicle for chaos. It is a game of slumps and streaks for every individual and every team. And yet still somehow, it is a game where everything tends to come back…...

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The Colorado Rockies entered the week having not yet won a game on the road and exited it with a pair of wins. The rest of the time, they continued to look overmatched and outclassed while playing away from their friendly confines. A young and inexperienced team continued to look young and inexperienced and other than a few standout individual…...

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As a part of our Quest for the Asterisk series, we’ll be taking a look at the players who will be most pivotal in taking the Colorado Rockies back to the postseason in 2020. Every team needs their stars to lead by example, both on the field and statistically. It’s a waste of time to tell you that Nolan Arenado…...

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For the second time this Spring the Colorado Rockies played a baseball game that ended in a tie. Taking on the Cincinnati Reds on an overcast afternoon at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Arizona, the two teams played to a standstill but there were plenty of fascinating tidbits inside of this 5-5 contest. Turning Point – Young Guns Fire Back…...

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Well, the Colorado Rockies lost a nationally televised baseball game. But it could not have mattered less. It’s still February. The 9-6 defeat at the hands of the San Francisco Giants may mean little, but the performance of Jeff Hoffman, one of the guys on the roster who most needed a quality Spring Training, is troubling. Player of the Game…...

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Let me give you a list of names: Kyle Parker, Casey Weathers, Greg Reynolds, Eddie Butler, Christian Friedrich, Tyler Matzek, Chris Nelson. Now here’s another group: Scott Oberg, Raimel Tapia, German Marquez, Carlos Estevez, Jairo Diaz, Trevor Story. Ok, let’s do one more: Tony Wolters, Chris Iannetta, Nick Hundley, Wilin Rosario, Yorvit Torrealba, Danny Ardoin, Charles Johnson, Brent Mayne, Joe…...

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DENVER – Most people in Rockieland had never heard of RHP Tim Melville one week ago but he has now strung together 13 innings of work in which he has surrendered just one run. In just these two outings, he has become one of the best stories of the year for a club that admittedly hasn’t had much in the…...

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The day began with another dose of terrible news for Rockies fans who still haven’t gotten numb to it despite a steady stream of such news all season long. Coming on the heels of losing Scott Oberg, by far their best reliever, for the remainder of the season and hot on the trail of the Kyle Freeland issue from…...

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DENVER – When the Rockies came up to bat in the bottom half of the first inning on Bark at the Park Day, the score was 5-0 and spot-starter Jeff Hoffman’s performance was lackluster, at best. Some suggested it was ruff. The one highlight worth mentioning above all else was the Major League debut of catcher Dom Nuñez. Selected from…...

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