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Since May 21, the Colorado Rockies are 55-51. Because of the screwed up economics of baseball, trying to lose is a viable strategy for at least third of the teams in MLB so it makes perfect sense that some would see this not as success but rather as a failure of another kind. After all, they aren’t making the postseason…...

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The prototypical batting lineup probably looks the same for most folks when they dream up a perfect team. The speediest player on the roster – center fielder or shortstop – has traditionally batted first. (Of course, having a player with the best on-base percentage leading off may take some precedence in the modern age of sabermetrics, but the position is…...

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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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When Dodgers’ Will Smith swung through an 0-2 knuckle curve from Cubs’ Craig Kimbrel to finish a combined no-hitter on June 25, few expected it would somehow be the beginning of the end for the North Siders.  Tied for first in the NL Central with the Milwaukee Brewers and nine-games over .500 at the end of that memorable day, Chicago…...

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The Colorado Rockies got off to a good start in Seattle by comfortably taking their first game against the Mariners by a score of 8-4. For the third time in a row, Antonio Senzatela pitched very well but couldn’t quite manage that totally dominant start, allowing a couple of earned runs over six innings pitched. He gave up an early…...

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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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Zero. Nothing. None. Nada. Zilch. Zip. The big goose egg. We have a lot of different ways of describing the absence of something and you can take whichever is your favorite to describe the number of Major League additions the Colorado Rockies made to their roster in the offseason. This is an inescapable and incredibly frustrating fact for anyone hoping…...

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The Colorado Rockies pitched well, hit well, and played good defense but in Spring Training the likelihood that none of that will amount to anything is a lot higher with so many players cycling into and out of the game. So, despite thoroughly outplaying the Texas Rangers for the vast majority of the afternoon, they dropped a 7-4 loss thanks…...

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DNVR Rockies reporters Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons battle for supremacy discussing various hot topics in-and-around the game of baseball. We return to our knockdown, drag-out debate series in true Spring Training style for 2020 rematch of Creasman vs. Lyons: Falls Count Anywhere. Who ya got? Let’s start the debate with some mild sparring. Perhaps a few chain-wrestling combinations and a…

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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