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Las Vegas – The big news heading into the 2018 Colorado Rockies season was the eye-popping amount of money they spent (over $100 million in contracts) in their bullpen that was expected by many, myself absolutely included, to be one of the best collections of relievers in the game. Wade Davis and Bryan Shaw brought with them exemplary resumes and…...

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DENVER – The official beginning of the offseason is on the horizon and with the Colorado Rockies deciding not to hand out any qualifying offers, club stalwarts DJ LeMahieu and Adam Ottavino are set to become unrestricted free agents. Both are expected to be at or near the top of the food chain at their position, meaning that either or both could…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman recounts most of the major points to come out of GM Jeff Bridich’s Friday press conference. All the big topics are discussed including Nolan Arenado’s contract, DJ LeMahieu and Adam Ottavino’s free agency, the club’s biggest area of need, and the philosophy regarding young players and looking outside the organization…...

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DENVER – The mood was somber inside a Rockies clubhouse on Sunday still raw after a 6-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in an elimination game at home, the first in as long as many from the Centennial State can remember. The space was filled coaches, teammates and friends descended upon by numerous members of the press who stuck around…...

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The adage is that hitting is contagious. But is relief pitching as well? The Colorado Rockies’ early bullpen struggles are as well documented as they were stunning. Before June 27, the relief corps. allowed the fifth highest batting average in MLB — and the highest in the National League — the third highest OBP and the second highest wOBA, with their…...

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SAN DIEGO – Sparked by the heart of the Rockies lineup in the fourth inning, Jon Gray’s steady six-innings of work, and three scoreless frames by the bullpen, Colorado snapped a two-game skid and entered their biggest month of their season with a 4-2 victory over the Padres. With only two runs scored in two games this series against the…...

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The Colorado Rockies had, and blew, multiple opportunities to beat the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, taking the lead early and late only to see it slip out of their hands for a 10-7 loss. Starter Jon Gray pitched a game somewhere in between the frustrating first-half version of himself and the borderline dominant one we have seen since a…...

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DENVER – I’ve never fully understood why people go bungee jumping. Voluntarily falling from high places, strapping yourself onto twisty-turny speed machines, or jumping over long distances on foot or in vehicle—y’know, for fun—has simply never appealed to me, though it clearly does to quite a few people. Similar in function, in fact, likely located in a neighboring section of the…...

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DENVER – It is no coincidence—in fact, it is a direct result of the fact—that the Colorado Rockies worst stretch of 2018 came (and possibly went) during a stint on the DL for reliever Adam Ottavino. He has, according to most measures including our own Dynamic Player Rating, been among the most valuable pitchers in MLB this season. He has…...

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Colorado Rockies individual player grades for the series against the Washington Nationals.

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Adam Ottavino tells BSN Denver that the changes he made this offseason may seem small, but they are paying off in a big way.

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Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino has been unhittable in 2018. We break down all 46 pitches he has thrown to show you how he's doing it.

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman gets granular on analyzing Opening Day. Was Jon Gray’s start really that concerning? How good were Chris Rusin and Adam Ottavino? Could or should Charlie Blackmon have made a key catch? And hear what Bud Black had to say about sticking with Scott Oberg against Jake Lamb. Plus, audio from…...

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Adam Ottavino struck out the side in his 2018 debut and says he feels locked in mentally. Which could be huge.

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Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino had everything that could go wrong in 2017 and is focused on getting back to being elite.

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The Colorado Rockies have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to middle relief pitchers.

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How can the Colorado Rockies essentially rebuild the entire portion of their back-end of the bullpen this winter given the circumstances?

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The all important ninth inning is going to cost a pretty penny for the Colorado Rockies, here are all the options the club may consider.

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Game of Thrones is a "necessity" for more than a few members of the Colorado Rockies.

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