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On Wednesday night October 4, 2017, Jon Gray will have the ball on the game's biggest stage, this is how they got here.

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The 2015 season was rough for the Colorado Rockies starting pitching. They lost starter Jordan Lyles in late May and failed to produce a 10-game winner. Not to mention free agent acquisition Kyle Kendrick giving up a MLB leading 33 home runs and sporting a dismal 6.32 ERA. However, there were a few bright spots, Jon Gray made his MLB…...

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We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Kyle Kendrick Stats: 27 G, 142.1 IP, 7-13, 6.32…...

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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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What might have been? Or maybe the question should be, what could be? As Carlos Gonzalez circled the bases, perhaps for his last time in Colorado Rockies purple and black, it was hard not to ponder just how much fun it could be if the Rockies win on Saturday night had any weight behind it in the standings. Imagine,…...

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Well, that was a terrible experiment. The Colorado Rockies signed Kyle Kendrick, a starting pitcher who had been non-tendered by the Philadelphia Phillies, to a one-year contract worth $5.5 million. He was brought in to be an innings-eater, a guy who had the durability to get through innings and help a young pitching staff in a year in which…...

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If you saw Kyle Kendrick on the mound with a lead, you probably thought you were dreaming. When he drilled an Ian Kennedy fastball to left field for a long home run, you had no doubt that you would wake up shortly. It was no dream, however, for the Colorado Rockies, as Kendrick homered for the first time in…...

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Let’s play a quick game of “Guess The Recap.” Here is the scenario: Kyle Kendrick is going up against Michal Wacha. If you guessed a 7-0 Cardinals victory with a lifeless Colorado Rockies team going through the motions for nine innings, congratulations, you are the winner. The Rockies traded Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, in…...

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Breaking up is hard to do. As the Colorado Rockies sent Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays, there were clearly hurt feelings. The All-Star shortstop felt betrayed and blindsided. He felt that the Rockies had violated their verbal commitment to keep him informed of all trade discussions. Suddenly, on Monday night, Tulo was pulled in the 9th inning…...

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The Colorado Rockies are once again going nowhere fast. They were drilled on Tuesday night 9-0 as Kyle Kendrick was predictably crushed. It’s reached the point where the results of the Rockies games aren’t about the score of the game, but more about what the young players are doing to improve themselves so that fans have a reason to…...

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For years, disgruntled fans of the Colorado Rockies have been calling for a boycott of Coors Field. They say that the only way ownership will make changes is if they get hit in the pocketbook. The problem, however, is that summer nights, with the sun setting over the Rocky Mountains, in the dry, crisp air, provides such a beautiful…...

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This is starting to get ridiculous. Despite the Colorado Rockies 6-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Sunday at AT&T Park, the story remains the emergence of Nolan Arenado as not just an All-Star, but as a superstar. The third baseman stepped to the plate in the 1st inning with a runner on second base and one out.…...

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He wasn’t supposed to steal the spotlight this quickly. Nolan Arenado is quickly becoming the face of the Colorado Rockies franchise, despite Troy Tulowitzki still actively contributing at a near all-star level. On Tuesday night at Coors Field, the Rockies smashed five home runs in a 10-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, a team that had won five out…...

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Baseball is a cruel game. Colorado Rockies fans know that very well. Wednesday night’s 8-4 loss to the Houston Astros, their third in a row and seventh in their last eight game, was accentuated by something that is quickly becoming a problem. Their starting pitching couldn’t keep them in the game. After a really good run of good pitching,…...

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As good as Saturday was, Sunday was really bad for the Colorado Rockies. The team was plagued by bad decisions in their Sunday loss to the Marlins, in which the Rockies dropped the game and the series after a 10th inning solo home run gave the Marlins a 3-2 decision. With the game tied 2-2, the Rockies had a…...

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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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One guy represents the future of the Colorado Rockies, the other guy is probably only going to be with the team for a year. However, on Wednesday in Cincinnati, both players helped the Rockies win a baseball game, and a series, right now. Nolan Arenado, the new face of the Rockies franchise, continued his breakout year. He went 2-for-4 with…...

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It’s tough to put lipstick on a pig. If you put lipstick on Dinger, you still have an overweight purple dinosaur. Anyone who has watched the Colorado Rockies and follows their minor league system knows that the 2015 season is all about allowing new general manager Jeff Bridich to get his fingers dirty and start cleaning up the mess…...

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The Colorado Rockies return home from a six-game Southern California road trip in which they went 2-4. They lost 1-0 on Sunday, spoiling the second consecutive solid start from Kyle Kendrick. How bad has it gotten for the Rockies? A 2-4 road trip actually feels like it was pretty decent. Two wins on the short trip might sound like…...

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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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