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How much difference can one year make? If you’ve been watching the Colorado Rockies lately, you’ve probably noticed that they’ve been a much better ballclub since the end of May. If you’ve been watching closely, you’ve definitely still noticed that several of their fundamental flaws remains the same, though. The offense is unreliable, especially on the road where the whole…...

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Happy Anniversary, Rockies fans. Sort of.  Excluding the mammoth trade of Troy Tulowitzki in 2015, a deal that saved the franchise $50 million in the process, the last deadline deal Colorado made in a losing season was on this date in 2012.  At 23 games under .500, 16.5 games behind the newly-implemented second Wild Card and three years removed from…...

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Grantland’s Jonah Keri wrote, “the Rockies could be this year’s out-of-nowhere squad that rides 99th-percentile luck to a big season.” This fell in line with my spring training prediction of 68 or 88 wins for the 2015 Colorado Rockies. There was an alternate universe where Jon Gray was called up 15 days into the season, Troy Tulowitzki played 140 games in Denver,…...

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The “If we stay healthy” narrative isn’t starting of so well for the Rockies. On Jorge De La Rosa: “Other than playing catch, he’s pretty much shut down,” Weiss said. Unlikely he’s ready for start of #Rockies season. — Nick Groke (@nickgroke) March 24, 2015 De La Rosa has been battling a groin injury all of Spring Training, and will…...

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[vc_bunyad_ads] // < ![CDATA[ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); // ]]> [/vc_bunyad_ads] It’s rare when any Major League team outright cuts someone they once considered their ace. When the Colorado Rockies do it, it’s a complete shock. On Sunday, out of seemingly nowhere, the Rockies announced that they had outright released starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin. This is the same pitcher...

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Could the Rockies be good in 2015? Something that many people don’t know about a Colorado Rockies blogger is that they simply cannot win. That has nothing to do with the baseball team. It has everything to do with what gets written. Trust me. Write something about how the Rockies could be good, or how a player is destined for…...

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The Rockies have made a couple of moves this week in an effort to bolster their pitching. The club signed John Axford on Monday and added longtime Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick yesterday. Here’s how the rotation may project entering spring training. 1. LHP Jorge De La Rosa (14-11 4.10 ERA) Jorge “Mr. Coors Field” De La Rosa is just 4 wins…...

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Lance Lynn dominated the Rockies on Monday night. BY: CAMERON PARSONS Shutting out the Colorado Rockies at home is not an easy thing to do, but Lance Lynn and the Cardinals bullpen showed it can be done. On a night where the Rockies pitching had to be tight, they faltered once again and allowed eight runs. Jhoulys Chacin gave up...

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This was the scene at Coors Field on Saturday. Cue the circus music. Since 1993, the Colorado Rockies are no strangers to embarrassing themselves, but they may have hit a new low on Saturday at Coors Field. In the top of the 3rd inning, with the bases loaded, spot starter Christian Friedrich threw a pitch over catcher Michael McKenry’s head.…...

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The Rockies couldn’t get the big hit on Tuesday. Close doesn’t cut it in Major League Baseball. The Colorado Rockies found that out the hard way on Tuesday night against Zack Grienke and the Los Angles Dodgers. The Rockies offense did what good teams do against a great pitcher like Grienke. They drove the pitch count up early. The guys…...

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Christian Bergman was great in his Major League debut. If the Colorado Rockies stay healthy. If this team finds a way to keep guys off of the disabled list. Last year was sabotaged by injuries. This year they are going to be healthy. Those are all things that the typical Rockies fan gets used to hearing every year. Those types…...

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Brandon Barnes provided the walk-off win on Saturday. Finally! It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak…...

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It’s time to see what Tyler Matzek can do in the big leagues. Paging Jhoulys Chacin. Mr. Chacin, please pick up a white courtesy telephone. On Sunday, in what might go down as the worst road trip in Colorado Rockies history (and that is saying something), the Rockies supposed ace looked like the kid on your 11-year-old team who forgot…...

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Jhoulys Chacin looks like he loses his focus on the mound. Who were we trying to fool? Ourselves? Fair warning, if you want something positive about the Colorado Rockies, you should find something else. It has become an annual tradition in April and May for fans of the Colorado Rockies to humbly crawl back on the bandwagon. Hesitantly believing that…...

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Wednesday wasn’t a great night for the Rockies. If this series is supposed to be statement, the Colorado Rockies might want to take a mulligan for Wednesday night. The Rockies slept their way through the first seven innings before finally loading the bases with no outs. However, a very nice play by Brandon Crawford on Michael Cuddyer’s ground ball up…...

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Walt Weiss needs to be in the middle of this sooner. Don’t eat that crow just yet! The Colorado Rockies that fans know and still love finally showed back up after being MIA for the first six weeks of the season. The final three games of a seven game road trip consisted of bad at-bats, poor pitching, and altogether lethargic…...

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Franklin Morales isn’t the solution for the Rockies rotation. If the Colorado Rockies are going to make a playoff run in 2014, Franklin Morales can’t be a part of their starting rotation. It is easy to complain about a fifth starter. Every team in baseball would like to improve the back end of their starting rotation. There is a reason…...

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