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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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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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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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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman quickly recaps the 8-0 loss against the Arizona Diamondbacks before looking into the age-old buyers/sellers dynamic. Could the Rockies actually carve out a unique path at this year’s deadline, finding a way to be both? Also, a few thoughts on the “controversy” surrounding the Grand Junction Rockies. DON’T FORGET TO…...

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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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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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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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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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DENVER – Since the middle of last month, the Colorado Rockies have sent tried to charm, cajole, browbeat and flat out plead for any meaningful help from the bullpen. In the Rockies’ case, the ‘B’ stands for “beleaguered” whenever mentioning the bullpen. The search continues for a reliable answer to who bridges the gap between a starting rotation that has…...

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DENVER – It’s been a tale of two seasons for Colorado Rockies reliever Chris Rusin. One of the most reliable relievers in baseball one short year ago, Rusin has been lost on the mound for most of 2018. It’s been a constant battle since his first appearance of the year when he was tagged by the Arizona Diamondbacks for three…...

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DENVER – I’ve never fully understood why people go bungee jumping. Voluntarily falling from high places, strapping yourself onto twisty-turny speed machines, or jumping over long distances on foot or in vehicle—y’know, for fun—has simply never appealed to me, though it clearly does to quite a few people. Similar in function, in fact, likely located in a neighboring section of the…...

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DENVER – Colorado Rockies reliever Bryan Shaw keeps a football in his locker, saying he feels at times like throwing it around can help him find the feel for his trademark cutter. Unfortunately for Shaw so far in 2018, his go-to pitch—as pointed out by Manny Randhawa on a recent BSN Rockies Podcast—is being hit hard (95 mph or greater…...

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The 1996 American classic of cinema, Space Jam, tells the tale of an alien species that comes to Earth and, as a part of their nefarious plan, embarks upon sapping the talent from some of the best basketball players in the world. While the “official story” is still that ability-stealing aliens who store their new skills in a glowing ball “do…...

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DENVER – On the first game of the Colorado Rockies’ most recent road trip, viewers bore witness to something unusual in the game of baseball. It was a game in which the player most responsible for delivering the win was relief pitcher Antonio Senzatela. It had been since 1980 that a Major League baseball team won a game by the…...

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Adam Ottavino struck out the side in his 2018 debut and says he feels locked in mentally. Which could be huge.

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Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino had everything that could go wrong in 2017 and is focused on getting back to being elite.

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