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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman updates you on Colorado Rockies spring training as a few more of the position battles begin to come into clearer view. Will the Rockies bite the bullet and part with someone they value or get creative to keep as many of their own guys in the organization as possible?...

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Baseball is a paradox; A phenomenally complicated game that you can spend a lifetime trying to better understand, it also remains remarkably simple in its execution. You have to run, you have to hit, you have to catch, you have to throw… and most importantly, you have to pitch. The Colorado Rockies have discovered over their 25-year history that they…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman recaps more impressive performances from Jon Gray and Raimel Tapia before jumping into some of the more concerning signs of the early spring; veteran relievers continuing to be very hittable. Will the club truly have a shorter leash this season if those issues persist?...

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One way or another, there is going to be a changing of the guard in the Colorado Rockies clubhouse in 2019. DJ LeMahieu, Carlos Gonzalez, and Adam Ottavino all served their roles well as vital members of a team that has often prided itself on being about brotherhood and camaraderie. Even Gerardo Parra was an important cog in creating clubhouse…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman fields questions including a few about whether or not it might make sense for a team trying to win the division to look for even more elite pitching. Also, the reasoning behind why the club could decide to carry Pat Valaika into the regular season and send Garrett Hampson to…...

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One of the most valid criticisms of the 2018 Colorado Rockies, especially as Ian Desmond struggled mightily at the plate through the first two months of the season, was their decision not to bring back first baseman Mark Reynolds who had been a borderline All-Star for the club the year before. Apparently, that decision did not sour the relationship between…...

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Things will be different for Nolan Arenado in 2019. As it stood, 2018 was already a peculiar season in the career of the superstar third baseman. He finished highest in his career for MVP voting (third) despite putting up numbers below his previous three-year averages in home runs, batting average, and slugging percentage. Even his defense, while still stellar and…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons further break down Colorado Rockies spring training and the megadeal that the Philadelphia Phillies reached with Bryce Harper for the next 13 years....

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The Colorado Rockies have one week of baseball games (that do not count) in the books. While it is far too early to be drawing any kind of conclusions, it’s still worth looking at some of the early storylines that have begun to emerge. Here’s what you need to know about the first week of Rockies spring training baseball. At…...

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Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black usually declines to speak at great length about players who have yet to debut in MLB. But he also understands the obvious potential of the top prospect in the organization, Brendan Rodgers. Furthermore, it has become clear as the offseason has transitioned into the spring season, that the Rockies plan to replace their best second…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman takes a look at some of the more negative performances of the spring season thus far and tries to put each one into proper context....

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It’s a rare thing that a megadeal in any sport is seen, almost universally, as a huge win for management, the player, and the fans. But that seems to be the case with the Colorado Rockies and Nolan Arenado who celebrated the finalizing of an eight-year, $260 million extension on Wednesday. Emotions were running high in living rooms, workplaces, and…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman reacts to the performances so far in spring training and the news that Bud Black has been extended by the team. Then, Patrick Lyons sits down with Sam Bradfield to get her take on the biggest stories of the spring and the competition in NL West....

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You may have heard by now that the Colorado Rockies have extended Nolan Arenado for at least the next three years, most likely the next eight. Tuesday will forever be a landmark day in the history of the franchise and its fandom, one few who follow the club could ever forget. But it wasn’t just Rockies Twitter that went crazy.…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman breaks down as many of the details as we have about the Colorado Rockies extension with Nolan Arenado, probably the single most important contract in the history of the franchise....

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It has finally happened. After all the speculation and drama and even declarations that this day would never come, the Colorado Rockies have extended the best player in the history of their franchise, Nolan Arenado. According to reports, the deal is an eight-year contract with a potential opt-out after three seasons and is worth $255 million, making Arenado the highest…

The Sheriff of Swattingham is wearing purple once more. The Colorado Rockies defeated the Kansas City Royals 12-5 in their third spring training game on a beautiful Monday afternoon. Raimel Tapia set the pace for a big run-scoring day on the very first pitch, ripping it over the wall in right for his first hit and homer of the spring.…...

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