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The Colorado Rockies have been known for a lot of pretty cool things over the years. For whatever is made of the ballpark and its impact on stats, nobody denies it is a beautiful place to take in a game. Sure, there has never been consistent winning for the franchise but there have always been a handful of incredible ballplayers…...

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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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The Colorado Rockies are quietly rebuilding their roster in Dallas at the annual baseball winter meetings.With all of the hype around what the newly-named Miami Marlins are doing, particularly signing Jose Reyes to an absurd amount of money and trying to lure Albert Pujols with an even more absurd amount of money, the Rockies have seemed quiet. However, the club…...

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The scores don’t matter anymore. The results will soon simply blend into what will end up being a horrible win-loss record when all is said and done. What will matter for the Colorado Rockies is how they approach the game over the final month of the season. The Diamondbacks and Giants will playing for something, but the Rockies will be…...

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One walk. That is the key for Ubaldo Jimenez. There is a line full of good numbers for Jimenez, eight innings pitched, five hits, one earned run, eight strike outs. All of those numbers show a great performance by the right-hander. All of them are great, but the number that is key to all of them is the one walk.When…...

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It’s over. All the hype. All the anticipation. All the predictions. All the talk. Everything that went into how good the Colorado Rockies were going to be, and, on July 7th, the verdict is in. The Rockies stink.It may sound negative. It may sound like pessimism, but let’s be honest, this team is looking more and more like a team…...

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Things more exciting than watching the Colorado Rockies:Knitting a sweater. Working a 16 hour day. Pulling out fingernails with tweezers. Maybe it’s not that bad, but seriously, did anyone think the Rockies had a chance to win Wednesday night’s game before it started? It wasn’t much of a surprise with All-Star, and now 12-game winner Jair Jurrjens on the mound…...

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Seth Smith might not say anything about being used as a platoon player, but his bat is doing some talking.On Tuesday night, Smith gave the Rockies a 3-0 lead in the top of the sixth inning on a no-doubt two-run homer down the right field line. Then, in the top of the ninth inning, when the Rockies bullpen had allowed…...

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Huston Street blew his first save of the season on Thursday night. With a 2-0 lead, Street gave up two solo home runs, allowing the Diamondbacks back into the game.In the 11th inning, Justin Upton hit a high bloop single just inside the right field line, scoring Chris Young from second base, ending the game.Blame will fall on the shoulders…...

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Usually when April is over, the Colorado Rockies take a deep breath and look at how much work they have to do to climb back into the race.Not in 2011. The Colorado Rockies finished April 17-8, by far their best record in the opening month in their 18-year history.On Saturday, the Rockies won behind a strong performance on the mound…...

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Pitching wins championships. If the old saying is true, than Rockies are going to need to figure out a way to keep their starters healthy. Two games into the season and the Rockies have had two pitchers deal with injuries that may result in trips to the disabled list.On Saturday, the Rockies went back to the clubhouse with a 3-1…...

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The Colorado Rockies spent much of the 2010 season on the disabled list. Troy Tulowitzki missed 33 games with a broken wrist, Todd Helton spent more than 15 days on the shelf with a bad back, and Huston Street didn’t see Coors Field until June.That is just the beginning of the list. The Rockies struggles with injury were a major…...

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It is September. Usually that means fans of a team managed by Jim Tracy can let out a sigh of relief. That is because it means that Tracy can micromanage to his heart’s content and still have enough players on the bench to make it work.He proved everyone wrong on Tuesday night in a pivotal game at Coors Field. It…...

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Face it. The Colorado Rockies are not good.Sure, they may be talented. This is undoubtedly the most talented team the franchise has ever put on the field. The problem? Execution.The Rockies lost 4-3 in 10 innings on Friday night, ensuring no fans will be chomping at the bit for playoff tickets.Huston Street blew yet another two-run save. It seems as…...

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The Rockies walked off with a win on Sunday. Their fans walked off sick to their stomachs.It was, without a doubt, the worst walk off victory in the history of the Colorado Rockies.If the Rockies would have ended up on the wrong end of the score on Sunday, there would be only one person to blame. No, not Huston Street.…...

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When Ian Stewart hit the game-tying three run homer in the top of the 9th inning, things felt good. When Todd Helton, with all of his power zapped by a bad back, drilled a two-run home run in the top of the 10th, all of the pressure lifted. The Rockies were going to win the game that they should win,…...

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A sweep is never easy to accomplish. The Rockies found that out in the 9th inning on Sunday afternoon at Coors Field. Heading into the 9th, the Rockies had what looked to be a secure 8-4 lead. The Cubs had been chipping away at the lead, but the result never seemed in doubt. Not until Alphonso Soriano hit what looked…...

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On November 12th, 2008 Rockies manager Dan O’Dowd frustrated his fan base, trading away club hero Matt Holliday to the Oakland A’s for a displaced closer, a fifth starter and a prospect who had struggled in his brief time in the big leagues.That prospect was some kid named Carlos Gonzalez.All he has done is make the entire Rockies fan base…...

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About four hours after their closer was taken off the field in an ambulance due to a batting practice line drive to the lower abdomen, the Rockies playoff chances took their own shot to the groin.Coming home was supposed to be a relief. After all, the Rockies finished a home stand 8-2 before heading into the All-Star break. The ability…...

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