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Through good times and bad over the last three years, one of the central struggles of the Colorado Rockies has been figuring out how to balance a roster that has a lot of young and promising talent that happen to play the same position as already established veterans. During the run to 91 wins and a Wild Card victory, the…...

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Last week, we reminded ourselves how extremely volatile bullpens can be in general and noted that for the Colorado Rockies, this is doubly so. Also this wide window of possibilities, from the best to the worst case scenarios, seems to represent a wide range of possible outcomes for the club in the upcoming 2020 season. This isn’t just the situation…...

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During the 2018-19 offseason, it seemed the only addition the Colorado Rockies made was Daniel Murphy at the cost of $24MM.  A more thorough examination suggests financial investments in the organization through new technology such as devices created by Rapsodo, in addition to a slew of renovations to Coors Field were set in motion when the team and the Metropolitan…...

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DENVER – If you think the Colorado Rockies are trying to replay the 2018 NLDS this weekend agains the Milwaukee Brewers, it would be hard point to argue. In one of the best all-around games of the season, your pals in purple won a second straight game against the crew that brews through late inning heroics from Sam Hilliard and…...

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Hoping to snap a 12-game losing streak in Los Angeles dating back to June 30, 2018 and avoid breaking a dubious record for the longest such streak in Dodgers Stadium’s 58-year history, Colorado looked to play spoiler with their 36th player of the month. Reinstated before the game from the 10-day IL due to a left groin strain, starting pitcher Kyle…...

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The Colorado Rockies came out swinging in their first game of this road trip against the Los Angeles Dodgers, taking an early lead and playing some solid baseball until the wheels came off the wagon in a bottom of the fourth that decided the game. The visitors took the lead in the top of the first with back-to-back home runs…...

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DENVER – Garrett Hampson hasn’t had of the year that he, or any of his teammates, fans and coaches were hoping for. After a quick rise through the system saw him make a surprise positive impact on the March to 91 when’s a year ago, he looked primed to potential he break out and make himself an in valuable glue…...

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DENVER – The last time the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies met at Coors Field, they combined for 92 total runs during a four-game set, the most in the modern era. It was mid-June and the Rockies had just climbed out of eight-game hole to pull into second place in the NL West thanks to a .682 winning percentage…...

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DENVER – Entering this weekend’s four-game series with the NL Central-worst Pirates, the NL West-worst Rockies were holding steady at 13th place in the National League. Saturday night’s loss, the third-straight at the hands of Pittsburgh and fifth-straight overall, moves Colorado back in the standings to 14th place or, as it’s more appropriate to call it, 2nd-worst in the league.…...

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In this original BSN Denver series, we take a look at some of the best Rockies’ photography of the last week as well as the top shot in the game of baseball....

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DENVER – Las Cucarachas don’t die easily. If you were one of the 38,181 at Coors Field who witnessed any of Colorado’s three comebacks on Sunday, you know the cockroaches usually have the last laugh. The 7-6 win wasn’t how the Rockies would have drawn it up, but Garrett Hampson’s walk-off single in the tenth inning punctuated Colorado’s fourth-straight victory and secured…...

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DENVER – On Thursday July 25, Troy Tulowitzki officially announced his retirement from baseball after 13 years in the majors with Colorado, Toronto and New York. “For me to decide it was time, I talked to people I was close to about my decision and everyone seemed to agree. I gave it everything I got and my body was…...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In what was originally a matchup of two starting pitchers known as TBD, the Rockies selected young Jeff Hoffman to make his seventh start of the season while the Nationals activated seven-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer for Thursday’s fourth and final game of the series. To say Colorado would have been pleased…...

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DENVER – If you’ve watched enough Rockies games this season, the odds suggest you’ve seen a player or two reach into their back pocket and pull out a note card. Simply put, the laminated cards pertain to defensive alignments for each batter in the opposing lineup. And though these placements are based upon results of countless at-bats culled together by…...

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies have never come into a season with the kind of expectations they – and just about everyone else – placed on themselves coming into the 2019 season. This is one of the many reasons why an eight-game losing streak, more or less out of the gate, became so magnified outside the clubhouse. Inside of it,…...

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DENVER – Charlie Blackmon waited until his 82nd at bat of the season to hit his first home run of the season and his timing couldn’t have been any better. Down 3-2 in the 12th inning with two outs and two strikes, the man known as Chuck Nasty added his second walk-off home run to his already impressive resumé on…...

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The Colorado Rockies have, at least for the moment, rediscovered themselves. Getting their third straight phenomenal starting pitching performance, this time by Jon Gray, they got the offense they needed from their star and a couple of young players looking more and more comfortable getting regular playing time to cruise to a 8-2 win over the San Diego Padres. It’s…...

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With a losing streak that reached eight games Saturday – and twelve-of-thirteen – the relative highlights for the Colorado are few and far between at this point. Unable to score in the first inning once again, playing a majority of the game from behind, an adequate performance from starting pitcher Kyle Freeland was far from enough as the offense continued…

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