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We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Miguel Castro Stats: (With the Rockies) 5 G,…...

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It wasn’t the news that many Colorado Rockies fans were hoping to hear. When it was announced that Rockies manager Walt Weiss was going to meet with general manager Jeff Bridich on Tuesday afternoon, many Rockies fans were waiting to hear some good news. That news, for many fans, was that Bridich wanted to complete the task of putting…...

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Grantland’s Jonah Keri wrote, “the Rockies could be this year’s out-of-nowhere squad that rides 99th-percentile luck to a big season.” This fell in line with my spring training prediction of 68 or 88 wins for the 2015 Colorado Rockies. There was an alternate universe where Jon Gray was called up 15 days into the season, Troy Tulowitzki played 140 games in Denver,…...

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The Colorado Rockies like to torture their fans. If it isn’t with a false hope that accompanies every April, it is forcing fans to stay up late to watch an 11-inning meaningless game in late September only to see them lose in predictable fashion. When Brooks Brown started the bottom of the 11th with 11 straight pitches out of…...

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The torch of the Colorado Rockies has officially been passed. Dante Bichette passed the torch to Larry Walker, Larry Walker passed the torch to Todd Helton, Todd Helton passed it to Troy Tulowitzki, and as the 2015 season comes to a close, it can be officially stated that Nolan Arenado has picked up the torch that Tulowitzki left on…...

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If you saw Kyle Kendrick on the mound with a lead, you probably thought you were dreaming. When he drilled an Ian Kennedy fastball to left field for a long home run, you had no doubt that you would wake up shortly. It was no dream, however, for the Colorado Rockies, as Kendrick homered for the first time in…...

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Sometimes the best trades a team can make are the ones that never get made. That might be the case for general manager Jeff Bridich and the Colorado Rockies when it comes to superstar Carlos Gonzalez. When Troy Tulowitzki was dealt near the trade deadline at the end of July, nearly everyone within the baseball world speculated that CarGo…...

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The Colorado Rockies hold the distinction as only one of three Major League franchises that have never lost 100 games. Three weeks ago, it looked like that mark would stay in-tact. Instead, the Rockies have gone from crashing and burning in another terrible season, to dumping kerosene on the fire and trying to incinerate anything remaining. On Monday, for…...

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The Amorphophallus titanum, otherwise known as the Corpse Flower, is a plant from Sumatra that when in bloom, emits a stench that resembles a rotting corpse. Most of us have been lucky enough to not have smelled an actual rotting corpse, so the Corpse Flower is the next best thing. The Botanic Gardens in Denver is displaying a Corpse Flower that bloomed…...

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When he hits it, everyone knows it. Carlos Gonzalez hits the ball just a little bit harder than everyone else. On Friday night in Washington D.C., the Colorado Rockies stole a victory from the Washington Nationals in the 8th inning when CarGo took a Drew Storen fastball deep over the right field fence and off of the back wall…...

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There are no highlights to watch on SportsCenter and there is no clearly defining moment. No one will point back to any one pitch on Tuesday night, yet, it was a pivotal moment in the history of the Colorado Rockies. Eight days after trading the face of their franchise, and arguably the best baseball player to wear purple pinstripes,…...

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It finally happened. The Colorado Rockies have finally said that Jon Gray has done everything that he can in Triple-A to prove that he deserves a shot at the Major League mound. He will make his much anticipated debut on Tuesday night at Coors Field against the Seattle Mariners. The hard-throwing righy out of the University of Oklahoma was…...

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How bad would the Colorado Rockies be without Jorge De La Rosa? Before the comments fly about how a last place team can’t be any worse than where they currently are, give it an honest thought. If the Rockies didn’t have De La Rosa, this team, with the current pitching staff, could be historically bad. The fact that De…...

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If you were wondering why print is dying, this is a pretty good example. Technology can get you out of a plethora of jams but it cannot help you once you’ve printed thousands of magazines. The cover is permanent and for the Rockies you have no other choice but to give your fans what they have subscribed to. Here…...

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Let’s play a quick game of “Guess The Recap.” Here is the scenario: Kyle Kendrick is going up against Michal Wacha. If you guessed a 7-0 Cardinals victory with a lifeless Colorado Rockies team going through the motions for nine innings, congratulations, you are the winner. The Rockies traded Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, in…...

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There is no such thing as slugging your way to a championship. If there is any reason to question why the Colorado Rockies need to focus on pitching as the trade deadline approaches, the answer has been abundantly clear over the past week. Thursday night would have been enough to make fans sick, if they weren’t still in complete…...

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The Colorado Rockies lost 3-2 on Wednesday at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The reality is, no one cares. It sounds flippant, but the day-in and day-out results really have very little effect on anything anymore in 2015. Essentially, the final results after game 162 will be that the Rockies didn’t win enough games and lost too many. How those…...

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Breaking up is hard to do. As the Colorado Rockies sent Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays, there were clearly hurt feelings. The All-Star shortstop felt betrayed and blindsided. He felt that the Rockies had violated their verbal commitment to keep him informed of all trade discussions. Suddenly, on Monday night, Tulo was pulled in the 9th inning…...

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It’s not fun. This game we all love isn’t supposed to stab us in the back. The business side isn’t supposed to get in the way of the passion. Late on Monday night, the reality of the pain that comes with being a fan smacked fans of the Colorado Rockies hard. It was the first time pain like that…...

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When Troy Tulowitzki came out of the game in the bottom of the 9th inning on Monday night in Chicago, the speculation had nothing to do with a potential trade. Everyone thought there may have been an injury. Instead, news rolled in that Tulo was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in what amounts to be a blockbuster deal.…...

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