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The long wait is over. Even for Colorado Rockies fans, who have suffered some rough seasons in recent years, Opening Day represents a reason to get excited. Maybe it means that the long winter is finally over. Maybe it is the idea that a new season represents a new hope. Even hardcore Rockies fans are hard pressed to exude too...

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After a long winter, baseball is back. Merry Christmas, Colorado Rockies fans. Opening Day has arrived. In most homes in America, Christmas is December 25th. For baseball fans, Christmas is the day when winter ends and their team steps on the field after a long winter. Something about cold weather and snow giving way to warmth, green grass and sunshine...

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I get it. You spent big money to go to Opening Day and the Colorado Rockies looked horrible. Be mad. Be upset. Feel like you got ripped off. Those feelings are all fair. They are all legitimate. However, listen to the radio on Tuesday and the reaction goes beyond just being upset about a bad day at the park. Fans...

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There is nothing like Opening Day in baseball. Every team has reason to hope. Every fan can believe that the changes their team made in the offseason is what will bring their team to the promised land. Those hopes can to a crashing halt on Monday for the Colorado Rockies as they fell flat on their faces. Nine innings later,...

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Jeremy Guthrie delivered 7 strong innings. The Colorado Rockies started off their season on the right foot on Friday night in Houston. A well-played game resulted in a 5-3 victory that wasn’t secure until Rafael Betancourt struck out Matt Downs with two runners on and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. The offseason saw Rockies general manager...

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Opening Day will come to Coors Field on Monday. It is that time of year for baseball fans. Christmas might come in December for the rest of the country, but for baseball fans, Christmas comes at the beginning of April every year. Opening Day is upon us. After a long offseason, baseball is finally back. For Rockies fans, Friday’s opener...

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I have always said that Spring Training is an extreme tease for baseball fans. It begins when most fans are mired in the middle of a very cold winter. They see clips and highlights of their favorite team and favorite players playing the game of summer in the hot sun of Florida or Arizona. It makes fans feel like baseball...

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There has never been a must-win Opening Day. Judging by the feeling outside of Coors Field following the Rockies 7-6, 11-inning defeat, it seemed as if the front office had pulled a fast-one on it’s fans.Statements of “this team isn’t that good,” and “there is no way that they should ever lose to the Diamondbacks” was the prevailing thoughts coming...

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The Colorado Rockies are back.Not just the fact that they are back in Colorado ready to open their season on Friday. They are back in the sense that once again they are at the forefront of Colorado sports.When the honeymoon ended between the Rockies and their fans, a honeymoon that lasted the better part of five years, a marriage didn’t...

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Opening Day is upon us. Those words will make even the oldest of baseball fans giddy with excitement. For whatever reason, game number one out of 162 is inspiring. Each team throws a big party at their first home game and believes whole-heartedly that this could be their year.While fans are busy being excited about their teams, experts are busy...

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The Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs today 5-2 to earn a split of the two game series at Wrigley Field.The game started out with Cubs pitcher Rich Harden striking out the Rockies in order in the top of the 1st. Harden only needed 13 pitches to strike out Ryan Spilborghs, Seth Smith and Todd Helton.For Rockies fans, it looked...

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