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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…

The hype is more than just hope with the arrival of Colorado Rockies’ top infield prospect Ezequiel Tovar. Batting eighth and playing shortstop on Friday against the San Diego Padres as one of fives rookies in the starting lineup, Tovar represents the start of something promising for an organization heading into it’s fourth consecutive offseason without September relevance. At least…

The time has finally arrived. The Colorado Rockies are calling up their top infield prospect, Ezequiel Tovar. It’s Tovar Time. Daniel Alvarez of El Extra Base first reported the news of Colorado promoting Tovar following his 2-for-4 performance with Triple-A Albuquerque on Wednesday afternoon. The next generation of Rockies have been arriving all throughout the 2022 season.  Michael Toglia, Elehuris…

“If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.” – Denis Waitley It feels like a switch inside us sometimes, doesn’t it? Whether emotional, mental, or physical, most each of remembers a moment when something fell into place for us,…...

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Now that Gil Hodges has been selected by the Golden Days Era Committee to be enshrined in National Baseball Hall of Fame, every player who has received at least 50% of the vote in a year has made it to Cooperstown. Todd Helton appears set to reach that mark in his 4th appearance on the ballot. Before you make a…...

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Noah Yingling from RoxPile and Call To The Pen shares his thoughts on which infielders deserve acknowledgement in a Colorado Rockies Hall of Fame. Todd Helton, Troy Tulowitzki and Vinny Castilla seem like obvious guarantees, but who else would join them? MLB and the Players’ Association met on Thursday. Nothing was worked out, but some promising developments transpired. And the…

Context is king.  This has very much flown out the window in the last few years as sound bites have joined forces with a 280 character-limit causing society to lose all ability to decipher what anything means in the greater sense.  As such, it feels like a good time to attempt to uncover it all for Brendan Rodgers and put…...

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The Colorado Rockies won the first and only National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award in 2002 thanks to a 16-8 season by 23-year-old Jason Jennings.  There were also two instances of runner-up seasons – Todd Helton in 1998 and Troy Tulowitzki in 2007 – but the franchise has otherwise been left out of the honor for the…...

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Repeatedly gesturing with a right-hand patting against his heart and pointing outward to all those in attendance, Trevor Story said goodbye on Wednesday in a moment unlike any witnessed in Colorado Rockies franchise history. It wasn’t made unique by the two-hour rain delay that postponed the final game of the season, nor the stadium lights shutting off momentarily in the…...

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