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The Colorado Rockies drafted Jamey Wright with the 28th overall pick in the 1993 MLB Draft. Through a series of trades, that selection in their inaugural season ended up impacting the organization until 2015. Plus, big update on the MLB lockout and the Rockies’ Mount Rushmore. “How the Rockies saved their bullpen, acquired an NL Manager of the Year and…

Derek Montilla & Jesse Friedman join the show to draft from the cadre of players who have suited up for both the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. SPOILER: Patrick’s team is the best! We commiserate over both teams being stuck in the NL West with those California clubs as well as figure out how bad having good attendance at one’s home ballpark. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Rockies fans fondly remember Yorvit Torrealba as the catcher who helped lead Colorado throughout the 2007 season and hit .500 in the playoffs on the way to the club’s first and only World Series. As a 13-year veteran in major league baseball, the Venezuelan-born backstop has been a valuable member to several contending organizations during his time, including five postseason teams and two appearances in the Fall Classic. So respected within the baseball community, his son, outfielder Yorvis Torrealba, would be a 20th Rd selection by the Rockies in the 2019 MLB Draft. On this day in 2008, Torrealba helped tie a franchise record for the most runners thrown out (3) in a game during a 13-inning affair against the…

There is a growing cry around Colorado Rockies nation. It has become louder and more accepted. An injury-filled 2010 campaign has made Todd Helton look like the shell of his former self. Almost from the beginning of the season, Helton was dipping his back shoulder, causing him to either miss pitches or hit them weakly. Who can blame most Rockies...

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Todd Helton is no stranger to criticism. Despite a career batting average sitting at .328, Helton has been under fire for the four years due to his deteriorating power numbers. In 2001, Helton hit 47 home runs. He has not hit more than 33 since, and from 2005-2008 he hit a total of only 59.Baseball experts and scouts said that...

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