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Former Colorado Rockies GM Dan O'Dowd deserves a ton of credit for Trevor Story, David Dahl, Jon Gray and rest of the youth movement.

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The Denver Broncos released their 2016 pre-season schedule on Thurday afternoon on the team's website.

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I am 23 years old. I was born in January of 1993. I am a representative of the first generation of Coloradans that has only known Major League Baseball with the Rockies. The only team I've ever loved is the Colorado Rockies. And I'm not the only one.

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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 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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No, the Colorado Rockies shouldn’t trade Troy Tulowitzki. Let’s be clear about that. While the Rockies were winning their second consecutive game against the Atlanta Braves 5-3, the second sellout crowd was forced to wait through a rain delay–for the fireworks. The Rockies won a game with two minor league call-ups, Gonzalez German and journeyman Aaron Laffey. The game…...

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After Chad Bettis allowed 10 earned runs in 2-1/3 innings, he told the throng of media that it was time to hit the delete button on his start. Fans of the Colorado Rockies are probably thinking harder about hitting Control-Alt-Delete on the entire season. The old saying in baseball “it was one of those days” has been used far…...

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Jorge De La Rosa did what he has done 1,000 times. He struck out a bunch of Diamondbacks. In fact, while recording his 1,000th career strikeout, De La Rosa pitched the Colorado Rockies out of their losing streak and gave them some momentum. The Rockies bullpen predictably had fans biting their nails late in the game, but ultimately the…...

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The sad thing about the 2015 season for the Colorado Rockies is that it is only the beginning of July. Had the Root Sports cameras panned over to the Rockies dugout at the end of the Diamondbacks 8-1 drubbing of the Rockies, there very well may have been a white flag being waved. It hasn’t just been that type…...

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For years the Major League Baseball trade deadline has come and gone, with the Colorado Rockies being irrelevant. With the exception of the Ubaldo Jimenez trade on July 30th, 2011, the Rockies have done next to nothing around the deadline. Similarly to the offseason, the Rockies seem to ignore this important date on the calendar. For a draft-and-develop organization,…...

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It was a highly criticized move when the Colorado Rockies reached into the high school ranks to make Walt Weiss their sixth manager in club history. The criticism wasn’t fair. It wasn’t like Weiss was a high school coach who had never been in a Major League clubhouse, or endured the grind of 162 games. Weiss played for more…...

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The Colorado Rockies look like they are headed in the right direction. For those who have been reading Rockies Review for a long time, that may come as a surprise. Less than a year ago, the Rockies franchise was one of the worst in all of sports. It was a complete mess. They had an owner who was meddling…...

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What a game. A baseball game like the Colorado Rockies and the St. Louis Cardinals had at Coors Field is the type of game that creates baseball fans. It encompassed everything that makes baseball a great game. The Rockies played the underdog role against the mighty St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals are a team steeped in tradition, brimming with…...

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There is no way around this one, the Colorado Rockies endured a heartbreaking loss on Tuesday night at Coors Field. Simply put, the Grand Slam that Rafael Betancourt gave up in the top of the 9th with two outs and two strikes with a three-run lead was about as bad as it could have been. It erased about 17…...

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The Colorado Rockies got crushed on Monday night 11-4. It shouldn’t have been a huge surprise to anyone. Kyle Kendrick was due for a clunker and it may as well come when he was facing Clayton Kershaw. No lose should be easy to take, but the odds were stacked against the Rockies on Monday night, and considering their recent…...

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Every season provides a new story. Every year unfolds in a new way. The 2015 season is no different. In a late announcement, the Colorado Rockies scratched Jorge De La Rosa from his scheduled start on Tuesday in Cincinnati. A cut that was on his throwing hand hasn’t healed and was causing enough discomfort to force the Rockies ace…...

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Another Troy Tulowitzki rumor swirling today. First Dan O’Dowd speculated a possible trade to the New York Mets, and now the New York Post is reporting that Tulowitzki will meet with his agent this week in Los Angeles to discuss asking the Colorado Rockies for a trade. One of the most vital moments of this season will occur Thursday…...

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Dealin’ Dan is still at it. The former Rockies GM who now works for MLB network, wrote a piece for MLB.com highlighting trade proposals for surprise contenders. O’Dowd kicks the article off with a hypothetical trade that hits close to home for him and Rockies fans. Trading Troy Tulowitzki for a bunch of junk. New York Mets They are…...

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It happened again on Sunday, the Denver Post pumped out another story by Woody Paige about the terrible, no good, awful Colorado Rockies. It was as predictable as it was annoying. It also reminded us of one thing; Woody Paige is completely irrelevant when it comes to baseball. Paige, as he stumbled and bumbled his way through a standard…...

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Tickets were two-for-one at Coors Field for the Colorado Rockies double-header on Wednesday. The price was a rip-off. The poor souls who had to sit through two embarrassing excuses for baseball games for more than six hours came home with nothing but heartburn from the hot dogs and heartache from the baseball team. If it isn’t Rock bottom for…...

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