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Jhoulys Chacin must perform well for the Rockies. Baseball is almost back! I was asked by Chat Sports to write a preview on how the Colorado Rockies would do in 2013. A quick preview would suggest that this team has some talent, and really could surprise some people, but it is going to take everything going perfect for that to…...

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Alex White never realized his potential in a Rockies uniform. The Colorado Rockies dealt starting pitcher Alex White, one of the main pieces of the Ubaldo Jimenez trade, to the Houston Astros for late-inning reliever Wilton Lopez. Lopez is a 29-year-old who owns a career ERA of 3.14 since 2009. He went 6-3 with a 2.17 ERA with 10 saves…...

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Drew Pomeranz has talent, but was below expectation in 2012. If someone would have said before the Colorado Rockies season began that Drew Pomeranz would have notched only two wins in late September, no one would have believed it. The lefty went five strong innings on Wednesday night in another rain-delayed Rockies game. He walked three batters, one semi-intentionally, but…...

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Pomeranz couldn’t find his location on Friday night. The Colorado Rockies seem to have their minds in a different place. The way they have been playing, they certainly can’t be thinking about playing baseball. On Friday night, in front of fans more eager to watch the post-game fireworks show than the terrible product on the field, the Rockies looked as…...

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Drew Pomeranz has shown flashes of brilliance. It was ugly. It was a reminder of everything that is wrong with the Colorado Rockies. Then suddenly it looked like the Rockies would overcome everything that was so ugly. Dreams of a sweep ended quickly when the Dodgers put up six runs in the 3rd inning. However, the Rockies mounted an impressive…...

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Despite Friday’s struggles, Belisle has been huge for the Rockies. Don’t dust off the parade confetti just yet. The Colorado Rockies couldn’t hold a 3-0 early lead over the Chicago Cubs. They were plagued by poor work from the bullpen, and the sloppy defensive play that Rockies fans have become accustomed to in the 2012 season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz…...

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Tyler Colvin has been a great addition to the Rockies. As much heat as Dan O’Dowd takes, there is one thing that is certain. His trade of Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers to the Chicago Cubs for Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu was a huge win for the Colorado Rockies. On Monday night, the Rockies got another huge game from…...

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The Rockies lost a predictable game on Saturday. Frankly, watching the Colorado Rockies play on Saturday afternoon was a waste of a weekend day. The matchup may have looked intriguing before the game started, and with the Rockies coming off of an impressive 3-0 victory on Friday night, seeing if this team could build on something good was reason enough…...

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Jordan Pacheco has proven that he is a hitter. There is plenty to be negative about in this 2012 Colorado Rockies season. However, there may be a silver lining in the whole mess. That silver lining is that many of the young rookies and younger players have made a big enough impact to be counted on in 2013. So much…...

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Jim Tracy did it again on Friday night. If anyone still believes that Jim Tracy is a good Major League manager, they weren’t watching Friday night’s game. Once again, Tracy’s lack of understanding of how outs work. In the 5th inning with the Rockies down 2-0, Todd Helton led off with a single. Wilin Rosario hit into a fielders choice,…...

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Christian Friedrich has been a big confidence boost for the Rockies. Christian Friedrich may be the biggest positive in a very negative season for the Colorado Rockies. Heading into spring training, the 2008 1st round draft choice had all of the markings of a bust. His progress had stalled. In his second season in Double-A Tulsa in 2011, Friedrich had…...

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Is Dan O’Dowd’s theory backfiring on his young pitchers? Dan O’Dowd’s theory may be dismantling right in front of him. On Tuesday night at Coors Field, Christian Friedrich pitched well enough to keep his team in the game–until the 5th inning. In the fifth frame, the rookie lefty had everything set up in his favor. He was facing the bottom…...

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The Rockies are going to have to give time to their young arms. Nothing was too special, or too unexpected from Sunday’s Colorado Rockies 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Cole Hamels pitched like an ace who will be highly coveted as a free agent in the offseason. Drew Pomeranz pitched like a rookie with a ton of promise, but…...

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Drew Pomeranz is a bright spot in the Rockies 2nd half. Every bit of criticism that the Colorado Rockies have received has been well deserved. It is extremely difficult to find any positives in this horrible season. In fact, the truth is, the Rockies probably deserve even more criticism than what blogs, newspaper articles, and local radio shows have thrown…...

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Wilin Rosario has been a bright spot for the Rockies in 2012. In a way, the home run derby and the All-Star game was very fitting for Colorado Rockies fans. The Rockies had a participant in each in the form of Carlos Gonzalez, but he made little impact while the guys around him put on the real show. It was…...

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If Jeremy Guthrie had been even decent, the season would be better. If this Jeremy Guthrie would have shown up at the beginning, the Colorado Rockies might be in a different position. The embattled right-hander went six strong innings, giving up just two runs on six hits. He struck out three and walked only one. The lone mistake Guthrie made…...

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Drew Pomeranz was incredible on Friday night. There is no way that this Colorado Rockies team should lose 100 baseball games. Rockies fans got a break from negativity on Friday night as the team put on an exhibit showing why they should be closer to the top of the standings than the bottom. The spotlight for Friday night’s game was…...

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The Rockies issues run deeper than the losses on the field. One thing is clear. The Colorado Rockies pitching struggles have nothing to do with Coors Field. As the club dropped another game, losing 9-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals, they got to see what a good looking baseball team looks like. They got to see a team that doesn’t…...

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Pomeranz showed the he belongs in the big leagues. Kip Wells dominated the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Sunday. Yes, that Kip Wells. Dan O’Dowd must feel really good about his excuse-laden diatribe that he went on during a season ticket holder conference call on Wednesday. In the call he made it very clear that Coors Field simply is…...

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Jeremy Guthrie may have made his final start in a Rockies uniform. On Father’s Day, the Colorado Rockies had their fans crying uncle. If Jeremy Guthrie was out to make a statement that he can pitch as long as he isn’t at Coors Field, he didn’t do anything to drive his point home. Manager Jim Tracy made an easy choice…...

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