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Nothing in life is ever guaranteed, not even for professional athletes. It stands to reason that when a player makes their Major League debut, it’s a culmination of a life-long pursuit, a moment in time seared into the mind forever. For 4,714 ballplayers – or 20.8% percent of 22,718 players in the history of the game – that first base…...

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Pretty much everything that went wrong during the four-game losing streak in Philadelphia ended up going incredibly well on Friday night. A date with the worst team in baseball will have those effects sometimes. The first thing manager Bud Black offered following the 10-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds may not have been obvious. “There wasn’t one thing that stood…...

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Ryan Feltner will need to stop the two-game losing streak on Wednesday following another tough loss at the hands of the Phillies on Tuesday night. Defense was better than Monday, but not sharp; offense was about the same and the pitching was not as effective. Drew Goodman of AT&T SportsNet joins to share his thoughts of the Rockies, umpires and…

Think back to deepest and darkest recessed of your mind. Somewhere, through all the disappointment and frustration caused the 99 day lockout, there exists information about the first month of the Colorado Rockies offseason. Because of the transaction freeze, they’ll now have less than that to complete the second part of the offseason as Bud Black and his squad get…...

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Danielle Allentuck from the Colorado Spring Gazette gives us the rundown on covering the Colorado Rockies as a daily beat reporter. Who are the easiest players to talk with and to which cities are the most enjoyable to travel? “Rockies’ Ryan McMahon, once a ‘terrible’ defender, now a Gold Glove candidate” by Danielle Allentuck DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE…

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…

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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