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…...
Baseball history is heading to Denver this summer for fans all across the Rocky Mountain region. On Monday, widespread reports of Major League Baseball choosing the Colorado Rockies and Coors Field as the host of the 2021 All-Star Game began to circulate. Tuesday, it became official. Mark your calendars: July 13. The eyes of the baseball world will be upon…...
From Don Baylor to Bud Black, the Colorado Rockies history of managers isn’t especially long but it is pretty fascinating. Drew and Patrick take a deep-dive look at the men who’ve led the Rox.
If you blinked, you probably missed one of the best seasons for a starting pitcher in Rockies history. For the members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America who voted on the National League Cy Young Award in 2004, they blinked, too. Ignoring several important factors and simply adopting Wins Above Replacement as the measure for excellence, Joe Kennedy should…
When Charlie Blackmon’s name was penciled into the lineup by new Colorado manager Bud Black on Opening Day 2017, it marked the fourth straight season Mr. Nazty began the year atop the lineup. Stepping to the plate at Milwaukee’s Miller Park, Blackmon broke the tie with Walt Weiss for the franchise record in batting leadoff in game one. (He has since…
With six Opening Days on this date, April 1 has been the starting point for more seasons than any other on the calendar: 1997, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2011 and 2013. While Colorado is 15-12 on Opening Day all-time, only one of those April 1 openers has resulted in a win. Even more sadly, just one of the aforementioned years produced…
David Peterson, ace of the Oregon Ducks, is college baseball's premier strikeout southpaw, and his rise to the top has been quicker than his 94 mph fastball.
The Colorado Rockies are looking for a new manager. BSN Rockies has you covered with a breakdown of everyone we think is in the running for the job.
This week, Brady Hull and Drew Creasman put a bow on the 2016 Colorado Rockies season and look forward to 2017, wondering how active this offseason could be.
Drew Creasman and Brady Hull talk about the Colorado Rockies moving on from Walt Weiss, who they might move on to, and the Denver sports renaissance.
In his last few hours as manager of the Colorado Rockies, Walt Weiss gives a few last assessments of the team and takes a look back.
The Walt Weiss era in Colorado is officially over. Drew Creasman has you covered with analysis and opinions on the recent past and near future of the Rockies.
This week, Drew Creasman and Brady Hull play word association with Rockies players and discuss the intentions and most memorable moments of Dick Monfort.
In this week's Just My Take, John Reidy takes a look at the marriage between Walt Weiss and the Colorado Rockies and decides it's a relationship that ultimately needs to end.
Colorado Rockies utility man Daniel Descalso is known for his smarts and leadership which Walt Weiss says could lead to a coaching career one day.
Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says that the club will give recently promoted 21-year-old righty German Marquez a start before season's end.
Cristhian Adames was the hero in the Rockies' second walk-off win of 2016, a come-from-behind 6-5 victory.