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In exactly one month, baseball returns from its winter slumber with a simple pop of the mitt on back fields all across Arizona and Florida.  Laughs, good-natured ribbing and loud barking from seasoned coaches will fill Salt River Fields when pitchers and catchers report to the Spring Training home of the Colorado Rockies on February 15. Not everyone will be…

Since being selected by the Colorado Rockies in the first round of the 2020 MLB Draft, the buzz surrounding Zac Veen has been loud. And it’s grown even louder following his 2022 season.  Drafted out of Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, FL, the 18-year-old had been rumored to go as high as second overall to the Baltimore Orioles.…...

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During his successful career as a Colorado Rockies closer, Brian Fuentes was named to the National League All-Star Team in three different seasons and saved 115 games with the franchise, most amongst any pitcher in team history. Brian Fuentes Awards for Best Relief Pitcher The step back for the starting rotation for the 2022 Colorado Rockies meant increased opportunities for…...

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Kyle Freeland loves to pitch against Milwaukee about as much as Yonathan Daza loves multi-hit games. After a loss on Labor Day, Rockies take the next two and win a series over the contending Brewers. How dramatic was Tuesday’s victory? Who made franchise history? And whose homer on Wednesday was an extreme rarity? Rockies Notebook: Estévez poised to make noise…

Jacob DeGrom went full-blown ace for the Mets and showed why he might be the best pitcher in baseball. Suzie Hunter hosts a one-woman show but is joined by some special guests: Mets broadcaster Wayne Randazzo joins the show to talk about their incredible season. Then, Rockies reliever Lucas Gilbreath describes his unusual postgame routine (it involves McDonalds). Plus, mindset…

Kris Bryant has another big day at the plate, but the story once again is Colorado’s bullpen coughing up a late lead. Which Brewers’ player now owns the Rockies? Which starting pitcher performed best in Milwaukee? And what special, if not nefarious, group does C.J. Cron join? Patrick and Suzie discuss the interesting commentary by the scoreboard operators at American…

Other than the traditional post-game handshakes that punctuate a win at Coors Field, at no point during Tuesday’s 5-3 victory over the San Diego Padres did the Colorado Rockies unveil any celebratory ritual. Some clubs will bestow players with a football helmet, cowboy hat or a suit jacket following a home run, while others will give teammates a spin through…

Tyler Kinley, the one player who seemed most destined to represent the Colorado Rockies in the 2022 All-Star Game in Los Angeles on July 19, will undergo a procedure that should end his season prematurely.  “Tyler has got an elbow sprain. And he’s got a flexor tear from the imaging that was taken over the last couple of days,” manager…...

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When Connor Joe stepped to the plate at Chase Field on Saturday night, he was wearing the typical gray road uniform of the Colorado Rockies. Joe wore the purple jersey the previous night, the one that baseball fans around the country identify most with the franchise. In just a few weeks, a new uniform will be unveiled as part of…...

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Just two days before Opening Day, Rockies relievers Lucas Gilbreath and Robert Stephenson had the unfortunate luck of landing on the COVID-19 injury list. With the team hopping aboard a plane heading back to Denver and the duo unable to join their teammates, a precarious situation began to develop. “I was like, ‘Okay, I guess we’re stuck in Arizona,’” Stephenson…...

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In the lineage of the great homegrown Colorado Rockies, Brendan Rodgers seems the logical choice as the next star of the organization. The 25-year-old is poised to fulfill the expectations heaped upon him as the 3rd overall selection in the 2015 MLB Draft following his first full season with the Rockies. “This is probably the best shape I’ve been in…...

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Early in the offseason, Denver native Kyle Freeland assembled a shadow box highlighting all twelve players native to the state who appeared in MLB last season. Set in front of the iconic Colorado flag, the autographed baseballs featured notable names such as All-Stars Kevin Gausman, Mark Melancon and Taylor Rogers. Included in the project that raised money for Special Olympics…...

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