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The election of Scott Rolen to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his sixth ballot is a worthy one. Rolen was to his generation of third basemen almost precisely what Nolan Arenado is today: outstanding defender, terrific offensive contributor and a cornerstone player needed for putting together a World Series contender. https://twitter.com/baseballhall/status/1618024554210680833 Arenado has five seasons of 35 or more…...

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It’s been 48 hours since the disappointing news about Todd Helton and the debate continues to rage, especially after one ballot was lost in the mail. How voracious was one teammate about Helton’s exclusion? What’s the biggest misconception about the Coors Field vs. PED debate? And what player was even closer than Helton, but didn’t get elected by the BBWAA?…

What’s another 365 days, right? In his fifth year on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, Todd Helton fell short by the smallest of margins, receiving 72.2% of votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.  Helton was hoping to join Larry Walker as the second Colorado Rockie enshrined in Cooperstown, but missed the 75% threshold by 11 votes. https://twitter.com/spillygoat19/status/1618025832488001536…

The Los Angeles Angels are not selling, but the Kansas City Royals are selling every player possible. Why did Commissioner Manfred applaud Angels’ owner Arte Moreno? Is there a conspiracy theory afoot? And what are the challenges with Angel Stadium? We also celebrate the Rockies top prospects and discuss why today’s Watch Party for Todd Helton will be even better…

News out of 2001 Blake Street for the Colorado Rockies has been mixed over the last few days. How ready/healthy is Kris Bryant? Will GM Bill Schmidt make more moves? And what’s the solution to creating a Rockies Museum? The updates on Todd Helton continue to be promising as we await Tuesday’s announcement. What artifacts will be joining the Toddfather…

Patrick Mahomes purchased stake in the Kansas City Royals and Giannas Antetokounmpo owns part of the Milwaukee Brewers. Could Nikola Jokic become another back-to-back MVP who joins his hometown’s ownership group? Which Denver athletes own teams in other cities? And what did Will Ferrell do back in 2015 that gets him on this list of athletes who own teams?

The Year 2022 was a return to normalcy around the world following the pandemic shutdowns that wrought havoc on anything outside the comforts of our home. Fans were finally allowed back into ballparks at full capacity.  In Denver, that meant over 2.5 million tickets sold at Coors Field to see the 68-94 Colorado Rockies. That was good for 10th-best in…

After receiving 52% of the vote last year, Todd Helton is currently above the 75% threshold for making the Baseball Hall of Fame among public ballots. Thomas Harding of MLB.com joins us to discuss The Toddfather’s qualifications for Cooperstown. What made Helton’s 2000 so historic? Did he end a dynasty with one swing? And just how excellent are his numbers…

It’s never easy saying goodbye to a fan favorite, but the Rockies have traded Connor Joe only six weeks since parting ways with Sam Hilliard and Wynton Bernard. Who’s the prospect Colorado received? Which Rockies will receive more playing time now? And what are our favorite CoJo memories? Todd Helton is trending upwards for the Baseball Hall of Fame, the…

Do you remember waking up on this day 15 years ago? Sure, recalling last night’s dinner can be enough of a challenge for most, but 2007 is something different. There. Now it’s starting to come back to you. On the morning of October 16, 2007, you woke up and realized your baseball team, the Colorado Rockies, were heading to their…

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