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On Monday, Major League Baseball released the abbreviated 60-game schedule for all 30 teams. Without exception, the Colorado Rockies have a challenging road ahead if they are going to win their first National League West pennant or, even more ambitious, their first World Series. A typical 162-game season will contain several matchups or consecutive series that could prove challenging to…

According to a report on Friday by Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Major League Baseball is discussing an alternate site season that would utilize Spring Training facilities in Arizona and Florida to conduct a shortened 2020 season. In order to facilitate such a plan, the concept of American and National League would no longer exist. Instead, Cactus League and Grapefruit League will be the demarkations in deciding the World Series combatants. By keeping players stationed in the two spring hubs, travel will be drastically reduced as will will COVID-19 risks, especially as fans would not be a factor in this scenario. Nightengale also notes the use of the universal designated hitter as well as games starting as early as 9am…

DENVER – When Rockies manager Bud Black filled out his lineup card for game two of a pivotal NL West series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, one rather notable player was missing: Nolan Arenado. Plagued by soreness in his right shoulder for the past month, Arenado has seen his production at the plate drop off drastically in the past two...

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DENVER – As a near sellout crowd gathered at Coors Field to witness a postseason-level contest between the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers, battling for supremacy in the NL West, they instead were treated to a game mired in controversy that featured far too much of home plate umpire Andy Fletcher. His strike zone was a mess all evening...

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DENVER – Before each game at Coors Field, manager Bud Black addresses the media in the Rockies first base dugout. The focus typically pertains to the daily goings-on of Colorado, but can oftentimes touch on varied topics around the sport. Here’s a taste of what some of that discussion was focused upon before game two of a four-game series with...

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DENVER – Before each game at Coors Field, manager Bud Black addresses the media in the Rockies first base dugout. The focus typically pertains to the daily goings-on of Colorado, but can oftentimes touch on varied topics around the sport. Here’s a taste of what some of that discussion was focused upon before game one of a four-game series with...

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Hunting for the sweep against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Colorado Rockies were not able to resort to the methods that got them their first two wins of the series on Sunday afternoon. The bullpen, which worked only one inning in both of the previous two games, assumed control of the game in the fourth. They paced with the Dodgers...

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It’s no secret that the Colorado Rockies lineup has been hyper-dependent on their big bats this season to find victories. By wRC+, only Nolan Arenado, Charlie Blackmon, DJ LeMahieu and Trevor Story have been above average hitters, and naturally, have found themselves at the top of the lineup. As the Los Angeles Dodgers come into town looking to make up...

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With yet another loss earlier in the day by the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Colorado Rockies were guaranteed to conclude their nine-game road trip atop the National League West. However, division leads in May are worth nothing but pride and targets on backs, and the rubber game between the team and the Los Angeles Dodgers was still an important game to...

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The acquisition of Jonathan Lucroy rescued the Colorado Rockies’ offense, filling a black hole in the lineup that nearly devoured the team’s entire season and playoff prospects. Now, that abyss has reopened and threatens the 2018 campaign if not addressed. This season, the Rockies came into Spring Training confident in the young duo of Tom Murphy and Tony Wolters to...

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The Colorado Rockies face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers for their final series of the regular season. The Rockies' magic number is now down to two as they continue to fight for their first postseason appearance since 2009. Drew Creasman and Jake Shapiro are on the scene to breakdown the upcoming series. 

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