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The Colorado Rockies have been known for a lot of pretty cool things over the years. For whatever is made of the ballpark and its impact on stats, nobody denies it is a beautiful place to take in a game. Sure, there has never been consistent winning for the franchise but there have always been a handful of incredible ballplayers…...

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On your left! Things in life can sometimes sneak up on you. Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear. And James Pazos, left-handed reliever, is incredibly close to sneaking up on being exactly what the Colorado Rockies need right now. Pazos was an above average reliever in his first full year in the Bigs with Seattle in…...

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For those who aren’t interested in giving the Colorado Rockies a nuanced look, they are a 71-win team with no substantial changes coming in the offseason and so should expect to win roughly the same number of games in 2020. If you are disinclined toward such simplicity, however, you may find yourself pontificating on the sheer magnitude of possibilities, both…...

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As Americans, we love to root for the hero almost as much as we love to root for the downfall of the villain. Nothing quite matches the feeling of seeing the bad guy get his comeuppance as evidenced by the recent popularity of Game of Thrones, a story rife with opportunities for schadenfreude. The worst ones for us as an…...

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Phillip Diehl’s first trip to Denver was not an auspicious one. Making his Major League debut against the Chicago Cubs on June 11, the Cincinnati-born left-hander gave up two runs over one inning. The next night, it was an identical pitching line.  Then he nearly caused a brawl after plunking Anthony Rizzo; Chicago decided to retaliate against Nolan Arenado…...

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Editor’s Note: Above is an audio story, designed to give BSN Denver subscribers the option to listen to this story if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! The Colorado Rockies currently find themselves in the midst of a closer crisis.…...

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Editor’s Note: Above is an audio story, designed to give BSN Denver subscribers the option to listen to this story if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! After a weekend series against the Padres that saw the earned run average…...

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(Let us know how you liked this new audio format in the comment section) DENVER- What a difference a year makes. In 2018, the Colorado Rockies bullpen had the worst ERA (5.78) in the National League, from May 13-June 12. In 2019, they had the best ERA (3.35) in MLB, from May 13-June 12. There are some new faces and…...

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The beginning of the Colorado Rockies 2019 season was a purposefully designed feeling out process. You might be inclined to argue that this approach cost them a great deal especially during an eight-game losing streak that had some fans and media members reaching for the panic button. But they’ve also learned a lot so far and one of the big…...

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His teammates call him “Musky” but you can call him the Musky Professor. For the last couple of weeks, numerous BSN readers and listeners have sent us video footage highlighting a unique, and frankly hilariously brilliant, home run celebration from young lefty reliever Harrison Musgrave. Whenever a member of the Colorado Rockies hits a homer over or into his own…...

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Before Sunday’s blown save by Seunghwan Oh, the Colorado Rockies bullpen has flown under the radar somewhat during the first month of the season with the starting rotation taking most the plaudits and the offense receiving much of the criticism before the recent swell in Atlanta. Even after Donaldson’s three-run homer, the Rockies bullpen has the 5th best ERA in…...

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The most nerve-racking moment of a whirlwind season for DJ Johnson didn’t even come in a game in which he pitched. It wasn’t his debut or appearing in the postseason, he tells BSN Denver, but the first time he warmed up in San Francisco. “I kept throwing the ball to the backstop,” he says, admitting that as anxious as he…...

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Nobody had a worse all-around 2018 season for the Colorado Rockies than relief pitcher Bryan Shaw. And he knows it. After a half-decade in Cleveland consistently managing to be one of the most reliable relievers in the game, he signed in Colorado for three years and $27 million only to have the worst season of his career…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman recaps more impressive performances from Jon Gray and Raimel Tapia before jumping into some of the more concerning signs of the early spring; veteran relievers continuing to be very hittable. Will the club truly have a shorter leash this season if those issues persist?...

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Las Vegas – The big news heading into the 2018 Colorado Rockies season was the eye-popping amount of money they spent (over $100 million in contracts) in their bullpen that was expected by many, myself absolutely included, to be one of the best collections of relievers in the game. Wade Davis and Bryan Shaw brought with them exemplary resumes and…...

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Seunghwan Oh

Maybe you can go home again. Colorado Rockies reliever Seunghwan Oh told South Korean media he’s considering a return to his home country’s professional baseball league in 2019. Oh, who was acquired at the 2018 trade deadline, was a much-needed addition to a then-struggling relief corps. He is under contract with the Rockies for the 2019 season after his vesting option…...

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The adage is that hitting is contagious. But is relief pitching as well? The Colorado Rockies’ early bullpen struggles are as well documented as they were stunning. Before June 27, the relief corps. allowed the fifth highest batting average in MLB — and the highest in the National League — the third highest OBP and the second highest wOBA, with their…...

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It takes a village to raise a child, especially if its primary caretakers lack the confidence or even just general ability to do their part. For the Colorado Rockies, it’s going to take their whole bullpen to preserve leads and keep games close to deliver a playoff berth in Denver. The money given to Wade Davis, Bryan Shaw and Jake…...

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