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As unbelievable as it may sound, the franchise now known as the Cleveland Guardians made a trade on April 1, 1983 that continues to impact their on-field roster to this day. Nearly 40 years ago, a trade tree began that included a series of players such as six-time All-Star Kenny Lofton, two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber and a…...

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Jackie Robinson won the first Rookie of the Year Award in 1947. Forty years later, it was renamed to honor the Civil Rights trailblazer. Colorado may have developed many talented All-Stars during their time, but starting pitcher Jason Jennings is the only player to ever earn the prestigious award. Jason Jennings Award for Rookie of the Year Lucas Gilbreath A…...

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In 2013 he was nearly an All-Star. A week ago he was removed from the 40-man roster. Today, Rex Brothers was traded to the Chicago Cubs in a move that signifies that the Colorado Rockies are focused more on building the farm system then fielding a winner at the big league level immediately. The Rockies received 19-year-old right handed…...

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There is no easy solution when it comes to fixing the Colorado Rockies, but the issue that comes up the most is always the same. They need pitching. They need starting pitching. They need relief pitching. They need a new pitching coach. It all revolves around the guys on the mound. But it is the type of pitcher that…...

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We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Rex Brothers Stats: 17 G, 10.1 IP, 1-0, 1.74 ERA, 1.645 WHIP,…...

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In preparation for trimming the roster down to 25 players before Sunday’s deadline, the Rockies have opted for other talent over some of their key players from 2014. Colorado has sent both LHP Rex Brothers and OF Brandon Barnes to the minors. Brothers has long been thought to be the closer of the future for the Rockies, but struggled in…...

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Rex Brothers has been terrible in 2014 for the Rockies. Oh Brothers. If the Colorado Rockies want to prove to their fans that they are serious about winning, the statement will be made early and often in the offseason. The focus of building the Rockies will being and end with revamping the entire bullpen. On Monday night at Coors Field,…...

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It’s been a while since Rex Brothers has slapped high fives. Don’t blame Rex Brothers. It isn’t Brother’s fault that the Colorado Rockies continue to use him in high leverage situations. It isn’t his fault that the Rockies haven’t told him to take a seat until he figures things out. It isn’t his fault that the Rockies haven’t changed his…...

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Walt Weiss needs to put his foot down. At some point, the question has to be asked, why do the Colorado Rockies insist on employing a strategy that has been nothing short of a failure? That was the case again on Tuesday night, as Rockies rookie Tyler Matzek had a very good outing. Through 6-2/3 innings of one-run baseball, Matzek…...

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If the Rockies were in the race, it would have been fun. The Colorado Rockies had a game on Tuesday night. Fans who were staring at the standings every night after the game back in April and May have forgotten that the baseball season is still going on. As far as they are concerned, some misguided emails from a pompous…...

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Chad Bettis has been destroyed by the Rockies. There are 53 mountains in Colorado that are over 14,000 feet. On July 22nd, after another blown lead by the bullpen, it feels as if the Colorado Rockies have been on a 14,000 foot slide down the standings. After Tuesday night’s loss, the club has lost 24-of their last-28 games. In 2007,…...

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There was plenty for Juan Nicasio to be frustrated about. With all of the Colorado Rockies struggles for the past month, many have pointed to Juan Nicasio being a prime candidate to become a one-inning bullpen guy. By the looks of his outing on Tuesday night, he would fit right in with those guys. In the 1st inning, he did…...

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Rockies fans want the old Rex Brothers back. Forget it, pack it in, the Colorado Rockies are done. Too harsh? Prove me wrong. I’d love to see someone give a solid reason as to why this Rockies team has a fighting chance to crawl back into the race. Sure, they are just two games under .500 after the latest disaster,…...

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Time for Bill Geivett to shake things up for the Rockies. It is going to take a minor miracle for the Colorado Rockies to make the playoffs. One bad road trip and suddenly a fan base that was injected with optimism is jumping from the bandwagon as if it is filling up with smoke and flames. When things go bad…...

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It’s time for the Rockies to take Franklin Morales out of the rotation. This was their litmus test. This was their chance to show that they were different than in years past. This was the opportunity the Colorado Rockies had to prove the last of their doubters wrong. Instead, they emptied out the bandwagon and got everyone’s minds focused on…...

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The Rockies lost Nolan Arenado for a long time on Friday night. Nolan Arenado has emerged as a huge star for the Colorado Rockies in 2014. After one errant slide on Friday, the Rockies will be without him for quite a while. After drilling a ball off the top of the left field wall in the top of the 2nd…...

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The Rockies are relying on Tulowitzki staying healthy. Here it is, May 15th. It’s the dreaded date on the calendar for Colorado Rockies fans. Traditionally, this has become the point in which the Rockies season takes a downward turn, and never gets better. Over the past three seasons, the Rockies have come out of spring training looking great, they have…...

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Rex Brothers’ struggles continued on Wednesday. April was good to the Colorado Rockies. Despite the final pitch of the month being a Miguel Montero walk-off home run to send the Rockies home with a loss, the month overall was very good to the club. What looked like a sweep ended in disappointment. The Rockies blew a four-run lead and, for…...

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Franklin Morales has been better than anyone expected for the Rockies. There is a reason why Franklin Morales was one of the first pitchers taken in your fantasy baseball draft during spring training. Oh wait. He wasn’t? No one took him at all? Oh yeah. Everyone expected him to be in the bullpen with an ERA hovering around 5.50 for…...

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