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Patrick Lyons and Suzie Hunter answer questions from the DNVR Diehards about Brent Suter, the likelihood of trading C.J. Cron and which Rockies’ top prospect ends up with the best career. If you want to hear your question or comment, drop a line in the Diehards Only Discord or comment on this post and we will respond in our next…...

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Colorado created five new openings on the 40-man roster in preparation for next week’s deadline that will determine who could be poached in December’s Rule 5 draft. Which former top prospects have gone elsewhere? What fan favorite may find more opportunities elsewhere? And which center field options make more sense than Brandon Nimmo? Plus, we also break down why Commissioner Rob Manfred’s comments about the Oakland Athletics finding a new home may be problematic. Super agent Scott Boras speaks, Pete Rose does a thing (legally) and the manager carousel finally comes to a stop. The best, most realistic and incredibly beneficial trade scenario for the Colorado Rockies by Patrick Lyons BUY TICKETS HERE: https://gametime.hnyj8s.net/c/3442941/1443269/10874 Visit https://dkng.co/DNVR to sign up for DraftKings Sportsbook using…

Justin Wick of Purple Row gives us some insight from the Arizona Fall League on the success Zac Veen has been having this month. What is importance of the AFL? And is Nolan Arenado or Larry Walker a better comparison for the 20-year-old outfielder? We also dive into the history of the Arizona Fall League and dive into some of the future stars who graced the AFL over the past two seasons. A Rockies postseason history — under expanded playoffs by Justin Wick BUY TICKETS HERE: https://gametime.hnyj8s.net/c/3442941/1443269/10874 If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA),…

Zac Veen has been unstoppable through the first three weeks of the prestigious Arizona Fall League. How impressive have his base stealing skills been so far? When will he arrive in Denver? And to what future Hall of Famer is he drawing comparisons? Patrick and Suzie dig into the ALCS and NLCS before examining some problematic new minor league logos. BUY TICKETS HERE: https://gametime.hnyj8s.net/c/3442941/1443269/10874 If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA(select parishes)/MI/NH/NJ/…

Kris Bryant’s first season did not go well with the Rockies. Do his recent comments give Patrick and Suzie cause for concern? Zac Veen continues to set the Arizona Fall League ablaze even after his Player of the Week Award. How impressive has he actually been? We also break down the Division Series winners and preview Game Five of Guardians-Yankees tonight. What’s the one stat about the Dodgers and Padres wilder than any other? The morning every Colorado Rockies fan was smiling by Patrick Lyons BUY TICKETS HERE: https://gametime.hnyj8s.net/c/3442941/1443269/10874 If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS…

Colorado Rockies GM Bill Schmidt addressed the media on Saturday in the same dugout occupied by several of the prized prospects touted as the reason for optimism. Opening with remarks that thanked the fans for supporting his team, Schmidt highlighted the future of the franchise in the form of their farm system. “Needless to say, the season hasn’t met our expectations, but at the same point a lot of good things went on that don’t show up here every day,” before adding, “And I say that in terms of our minor leagues and some of the foundational pieces that we’re going to need going forward.” Schmidt spent significant amounts of the 14 minutes discussing the youth of the organization. Ezequiel…

Drew Goodman, voice of the Colorado Rockies for AT&T SportsNet, helps break down the different between the hype and hope for Ezequiel Tovar. What are the intangibles of the 21-year-old shortstop? Have the Rockies changed their organizational philosophy in the minors? And who’s next to debut in 2023? Banter From The Bench: Michael Toglia goes from Dunkin Donuts Park to Dunkin Donuts in one month by Patrick Lyons </p> BUY TICKETS HERE: https://gametime.hnyj8s.net/c/3442941/1443269/10874 If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/LA/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500…

Voice of the Hartford Yard Goats Jeff Dooley joins the show to talk all things Rockies prospects – including Michael Toglia’s early action in the big leagues and Zac Veen’s swag down in Double-A. We also talk to Suzie’s dad about his first impressions of America’s pastime when he moved to the United States as a kid. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Michael Toglia notches his first hit and home run – a ninth-inning blast with two outs against closer Kenley Jansen – to make Wednesday’s game interesting. How else did he impress? Which Rockies top prospect is next for his debut? And who might be playing in the WBC next March? We also examine the rise in men stealing baseballs from children, the Harlem Globetrotters of baseball and the top five Rockies no one remembers from 2020. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

MLB Pipeline and Baseball America both have the Rockies as a top 10 farm system. Who impacts these rankings most? How important of a factor is being at Double-A or higher? And which prospects factor into the top 100? Plus, Robyn Hearn also joins us to talk about her coverage of the Texas Rangers, not to mention her brother Taylor, who pitches for the team. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Even though the bullpen blew their second game of the series to give Arizona two of three in the desert, one man rose like a Phoenix through the ashes: Elehuris Montero. The dudes from RoxPile recap the weekend as well as the trade deadline. Are more prospects on their way? What’s the potential of the latest analytics hire? And the Rockies closer to their next postseason than we may realize? Rockies should take a flier on outfielder Franmil Reyes by Noah Yingling The funk and how Connor Joe is trying to get rid of it by Kevin Henry DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

The voice of the Colorado Rockies for AT&T SportsNet, Drew Goodman, offers insight from the road on players such as José Ureña (does he deserve another start?), C.J. Cron (will he be named an NL All-Star), Charlie Blackmon (how much has he come back to life?) and José Iglesias (how enjoyable has watching him been this season?). Plus, we chatter about the upcoming MLB Draft and the exciting prospects representing the Rockies in the 2022 All-Star Futures Game. Banter From The Bench: Austin Gomber wears white pants after Labor Day by Patrick Lyons DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

With the 10th overall pick in the 2022 MLB Draft, not to mention three selections in the top 38 and four in the the top 50, there’s a major opportunity for the Colorado Rockies to improve a farm system currently rated amongst the worst in the sport. Believe it or not, that evaluation is set to improve following some recent...

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Gabriel Landeskog said the secret to winning the Stanley Cup for the Avalanche was Cale Makar. Do the Colorado Rockies have their version of Makar someone on the roster or in their minor leagues? What would it take to get a player like that? Kevin Henry from RoxPile and Call To The Pen breaks down what C.J. Cron could do to earn a spot in the Home Run Derby while creating a few skills competitions some other Rockies could participate. Tony Locey’s Bulldog Mentality Paying Off by Kevin Henry DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Over 22,600 human beings have been fortunate enough to play in the Majors. Each player can recall that first base hit or batter they struck out, in addition to the experience of simply putting on a big league uniform for the first time. Many can even recall the phone call or meeting with the manager when they learned of their...

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The defense disappointed behind Kyle Freeland who only gave up one earned run despite striking out seven through five innings. What did K-Free do on Monday night that no other Rockies’ starting pitcher had done this year? Plus, way more than you’ve ever wanted to know about the 519 batters Freeland has faced in his career. Who’s struck out the most against him? Who was plunked in his only plate appearance? Learn this and much, much, much, much more. Rockies’ catching defined by physical and mental toughness of Díaz by Patrick Lyons DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

The delayed start of Spring Training due to the 99-day lockout means preparation time for the 162-game season has been halved.  Most around the Colorado Rockies camp aren’t overly concerned about the change in timeline, especially manager Bud Black.  “Starting pitching is, for me, the requirement for the six weeks to really feel good about the stamina – the volume...

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Keith Law’s top 100 prospects for 2022 has been released and the Colorado Rockies have three names on the list… kinda. What more do players like Zac Veen, Drew Romo and Benny Montgomery have to do to climb in the rankings? Does it even matter at this stage of their careers? Plus, we look at Tuesday’s 90-minute meeting of the minds between MLB and the Players’ Association. Is the start of Spring Training really in jeopardy? DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

FanGraphs released their top 36 prospects for the Colorado Rockies and there’s a lot to get excited about. Some good takeaways from Eric Longenhagen’s list to discuss, namely Drew Romo, Jordy Vargas and players from the Dominican Summer League. Kevin Kiermaier and Kyle Schwarber are in the news again and their place on this season’s roster makes far too much sense for it not to happen. How likely is it that Colorado makes these major upgrades? “The best, most realistic and incredibly beneficial trade scenario for the Colorado Rockies” by Patrick Lyons DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

The typical MLB season is defined as having 162 games across six months before the start of the month-long postseason. For most teams, they’re sent packing before the Wild Card Game despite the exciting journey and memorable moments provided to their loyal fanbase during the regular season. How to make up for the other six months of the year? Why not preview the top prospects and recap the greatest moments and players from the greatest marathon on the planet. Purple Prospects Week Depth pieces from varied sources decorate interesting collection, #21-33 The write-up on the 29th prospect Ryan Castellani, now with the Oakland Athletics, was on point: “Everything beyond that sterling (four no-hitting innings in his MLB debut) calls into…

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