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To paraphrase the great American singer-songwriter and New York Mets superfan Billy Joel: Darling, I don’t know why the Rockies go to extremes. In their 29th season of play, never before have the Colorado Rockies experienced such vacillating results in so many ways. Each day seemingly brings a surprising statistic of excellence – typically when at home – or a…...

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Happy Anniversary, Rockies fans. Sort of.  Excluding the mammoth trade of Troy Tulowitzki in 2015, a deal that saved the franchise $50 million in the process, the last deadline deal Colorado made in a losing season was on this date in 2012.  At 23 games under .500, 16.5 games behind the newly-implemented second Wild Card and three years removed from…...

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When did you first fall in love with baseball? Can you remember? Was it a singular glorious moment that brought it all into focus? A deep drive, the crowd rising to their feat, and the thunderous roar for a walk-off win? An exhilarating pitching performance that glued you to your seat? Was it a weekend or couple of weeks of…...

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It may have been only 23 years between All-Star Games, but it sure as heck felt like a century since all eyes were firmly focused on Denver for its baseball. In 1998, it was the Blake Street Bombers – OF Larry Walker, 3B Vinny Castilla and OF Dante Bichette – representing the Colorado Rockies in the Midsummer Classic, leading the…...

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Bang. Zoom. Straight to the moon! With 309 baseballs planted in various sections and tiers of Coors Field, slugged over a combined 25 miles in distance, New York Mets’ Pete Alonso came out on top in the single-elimination tournament. In doing so, he becomes only the third player to win consecutive Derbys, joining Ken Griffey Jr. (1998-99) and Yoenis Céspedes…...

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Pull the plug. The 2021 Home Run Derby at Coors Field will not be using a humidor to store baseballs. And that might right a wrong as far as it concerns a certain Colorado Rockies’ slugger. When Trevor Story went down to one knee to swat the first of three home runs on September 5, 2018, it was recognized at…...

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Fans of the Colorado Rockies may get only one player from their club selected to participate in the 2021 All-Star Game, but they’ll now have an opportunity at something even greater: Home Run Derby Champion. On Monday ahead of Opening Day 2.0, Trevor Story announced he would be competing in the derby at his home ballpark, Coors Field. “It’s something…...

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Trigger Warning: The Monforts are going to own the Colorado Rockies forever… Or at least, for the rest of most of our lives. Dick Monfort will remain the primary owner for the foreseeable future and the most likely scenario is that his son, Walker, takes over when the time comes. While there is nothing inherently wrong with calling for a…...

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The Colorado Rockies entered the week having not yet won a game on the road and exited it with a pair of wins. The rest of the time, they continued to look overmatched and outclassed while playing away from their friendly confines. A young and inexperienced team continued to look young and inexperienced and other than a few standout individual…...

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When Samuel L. Jackson arrived on screen for the first time as Nick Fury in 2008’s Iron Man, letting us know that, “there was an idea,” audiences worldwide were intrigued and fascinated but could not truly have known what was yet to come. After a few more successful movies in what would become known as the MCU, the entire project…...

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The Colorado Rockies are not set up to win a whole lot of games in 2021. It’s baseball, and just about anything is possible, but on paper the boys in purple have one of the steepest uphill climbs in front of them if they want to shock the MLB world. As we’ve often discuss on the DNVR Rockies Podcast, though,…...

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