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The Colorado Rockies highly-vaunted Super Bullpen was an absolute unmitigated disaster… right? Of course it was. You’ve heard the stat. You’ve seen the stat. You lived the damn stat. The club spent $106 million on Jake McGee, Bryan Shaw, and Wade Davis who, in return, put up a combined -0.4 bWAR over three seasons. The trio were cut without lasting…...

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It’s a question on the minds of all Rockies fans following Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres: Should you trust your eyes when it comes to closer Wade Davis and his lack of success going back to last year? Oftentimes in baseball, we have to preach analyzing process over results and implore those who wish to take a…...

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When the Rockies were held scoreless on Friday night against the Texas Rangers, it snapped a National League record of 11 straight Opening Day games in which they had hit a home run. Considering the streak produced only three trips to the playoffs, such a detail should not warrant major conclusions about the future of this or any other season.…

As a part of our Quest for the Asterisk series, we’ll be taking a look at the players who will be most pivotal in taking the Colorado Rockies back to the postseason in 2020. Every team needs their stars to lead by example, both on the field and statistically. It’s a waste of time to tell you that Nolan Arenado…...

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Parting isn’t always such sweet sorrow. While it can always be tough on a personal level whenever someone leaves an organization, especially one as tight-knit as the Colorado Rockies, there is no question that from a professional perspective the release of Jake McGee and Bryan Shaw comes as welcome news to fans. Both were signed to three-year, $27 million contracts…...

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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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