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In what could easily have turned into a complete nightmare of a series, Jorge De La Rosa put a positive spin on an otherwise terrible experience in New York. After losing three games in a row for just the second time in the Jim Tracy era, being shut out in two straight games, De La Rosa put his foot down…...

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It was a big series for the Colorado Rockies. Earlier in the week they had finished mounting an incredible comeback that lead them from the bottom of the National League West, to leading the National League Wild Card race. They took the lead away from the Giants and were facing off against the team over the weekend. It was a…...

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The first six weeks of the season were difficult to watch. When a player has a limited amount of talent, but goes out on the field and battles every single pitch, it is easy to cheer for them. When they fail there is always the feeling that they were doing their best. When they succeed it is a testament to…...

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Going against a pitcher like Matt Cain, the Rockies knew they were going to need to take advantage of every opportunity. On Friday night they failed to do so as they were shut down by the Giants in a game that evened the surprise teams up in the Wild Card race. Jason Hammel, on the mound for the Rockies in…...

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If the season ended today, the Rockies would be in the playoffs. After a 10-6 victory over the Diamondbacks, which was not as close as the score shows, and a Giants loss in Atlanta, the home town team is now leading the Wild Card race in the National League. While celebrating a Wild Card lead in late July is not…...

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One clear sign that the Rockies are a whole different team than they were in April and May can be found after the ballgame on Wednesday. The Rockies completed a three game sweep of the Nationals, thumping them 10-4 in the finale. Despite the three game sweep, something the eluded them for the first two months of the season, the…...

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The fireworks still went off after the Rockies game on Saturday, but the Diamondbacks ruined the festive mood of the night.In front of 49,096 fans who braved the early rainstorm, delaying the start of the game by 27 minutes, the Rockies made it seem early as if there would be more to cheer about than the fireworks after the game.…...

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A clear sign that your bullpen is pitching well is when, with two outs in the ninth inning with no one on base and two outs, the closer is summoned from the bullpen, just to get some work.On Friday night, wearing their red hats in honor of the 4th of July holiday, Jorge De La Rosa came three outs from…...

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Aaron Cook took over the all time Rockies lead for wins by a pitcher on Monday in Anaheim. On Sunday he decided to add to his lead. He was three outs away from a complete game shutout before manager Jim Tracy gave him the hook and brought in closer Huston Street to ensure the win.After surviving another scare, the Rockies…...

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The Colorado Rockies held an 11-2 lead going into the seventh inning. They held on to win 11-9 with the tying run at the plate and Huston Street on to secure the save.Early on it was all Rockies, in the first Brad Hawpe connected for his 100th career home run, a towering shot just inside the right field foul pole…...

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Jason Marquis has been a huge reason why the Colorado Rockies have raced back into contention. Coming into Wednesday night he was 9-4, one win shy of the National League lead. When the Rockies struggled in the first two months, Marquis pitched well, ending five losing streaks in April and May.Unfortunately for the Rockies, even the best pitchers have bad…...

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One thing is for sure, winning doesn’t get old.If there was a game in which the Rockies did not feel as confident taking the field, it was Sunday. On the mound for the Rockies was Jorge De La Rosa. The lefty has the only Rockies loss in the last 17 games after getting rocked by the Rays just five days…...

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If many Rockies fans and baseball experts had their way, Todd Helton would have been shipped off a long time ago. Less than a year ago all anyone talked about was how overpaid the 35 year-old is and how he is simply just a shell of the player he once was.It will be tough to find those same negative voices…...

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On the brink of history, the Colorado Rockies fell on their faces. During the franchise-tying 11 game winning streak everything seemed to go right. Pitchers made the pitches that they needed to, the offense had clutch hits and the defense played almost flawlessly, mixing in some really nice plays to save runs.Tuesday night was the exact opposite. It all started…...

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The Colorado Rockies finally had on day off on Monday. After 17 games in 17 days, the longest stretch of the season without a day off, Colorado had a chance to take a breather. The only problem, that was the last thing they wanted.This team just finished off their third consecutive sweep, they are riding an 11-game winning streak, tied…...

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Several tornadoes were spotted near Coors Field on Sunday afternoon, prompting a 55 minute delay as the storm passed over.The Mariners were wondering why they waited until Sunday afternoon to delay the game due to the tornadoes. They had been feeling as if they were caught in the cyclone that is the Colorado Rockies since Friday night. After Sunday’s 7-1…...

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The 2008 season was a disappointing one for the Colorado Rockies. First they won only 74 games in a feeble attempt to defend their National League Championship Then came the offseason. Just two weeks after the World Series, the Rockies shipped their best player, Matt Holliday, to the Oakland A’s for a package that centered around a prospect who struggled…...

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On Friday night in St. Louis the Colorado Rockies faced a difficult task. They were facing Albert Pujols and the second place Cardinals. To top it off, Colorado was sending struggling lefty Jorge De La Rosa to the mound to start a four game series.The preview for the game did not look good for the Rockies, but like the saying…...

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Jim Tracy quickly put his mark on the Colorado Rockies when he took over on Friday. He moved Troy Tulowitzki to the seventh spot in the lineup, Clint Barmes to the second spot, and Garrett Atkins back to the cleanup spot. The moves seemed to work beautifully as Barmes went 5-for-11 in the first two games after the change. Atkins,…...

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On Wednesday night in Atlanta, the Colorado Rockies dug their hole in the National League West race a little deeper. The final score was a difficult to swallow 12-4 loss. The game was determined in the fourth inning when Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa lost his composure and control of the game. The inning began with De La Rosa…...

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