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DENVER – It can be easy to forget sometimes, especially these days, that Major League Baseball isn’t a video game. Or a fantasy sport. It’s the real deal. And in a new season of projections and speculations and declarations that some teams have definitively improved while others have assuredly gotten worse, the truth of where wins come from over the…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman jumps into a mailbag of questions concerning the current budget and why there seems to be such a difference between the club and their biggest star. We look at some differences between free agency and arbitration, take a look at more data showing insight into the Coors Field Hangover Effect,…...

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For their entire history until the moment that DJ LeMahieu arrived in 2012, the second base position had been a revolving door of question marks for the Colorado Rockies. Over the next seven seasons, LeMahieu emerged as easily the most prolific and beloved player to ever man the position for the franchise. He began slowly at first, surprising most of…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons look through the Colorado Rockies roster and speculate on who might become fixtures in 2019 moving forward. Plus, who will be the surprise players next season? Also, we begin to discuss a fun offseason distraction....

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman dives deep into the Rockies roster once more then answers a few off-the-wall questions. We try to create an all-time team made up of only left-handed players, attempt to assign a dog breed to each member of the starting rotation, then sober ourselves with some talk of the budget and…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons take an in-depth look at the possible lineups and roster constructions that the Colorado Rockies could employ in 2019. How will the defense align most of the time? How much platooning will we really see? And how do things change depending on which young players emerge?...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman gives initial thoughts and analysis on the news that the Rockies are bringing in Daniel Murphy. Everything from his controversial comments to on-field characteristics are dicussed....

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Denver – The Colorado Rockies are close to signing infielder Daniel Murphy to a two-year deal, according to multiple reports. All signs point to Murphy primarily playing first base though he has played second over the past several seasons with Washington and New York. The deal is reportedly worth $24 million. Murphy, a three-time All-Star, has a career .299 batting…...

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There wasn’t a ton of news made for the Colorado Rockies at the 2018 Winter Meetings. A bit of an understatement, to be sure. A few rumors cropped up here and there and they hired a new hitting coach which may actually turn out to be a big deal. But the 40-man roster looks the same as it did meaning…...

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Las Vegas – Charlie Blackmon, like the rest of us, isn’t getting any younger. Obviously, this is not news for anyone. But for the man who has managed the expansive central position in Coors Field’s massive outfield better than anyone in franchise history, it might soon become an issue that needs addressing. Again, this is nothing new. GM Jeff Bridich…...

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LAS VEGAS – During a gathering of reporters at the Winter Meetings, Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black fielded a series of questions, many of which didn’t have much to do with the current makeup of his team or their future plans. Still, there were some fun and interesting tidbits in the mix among the various topics of conversation. Here are…...

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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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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman sits down with Thomas Harding of MLB.com for an in-depth conversation on the current and likely future state of the Colorado Rockies, hitting every major area of the team. Then, Patrick Lyons speaks with Kevin Collins of the Albuquerque Isotopes about the organization winning some awards you might have missed,…...

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Las Vegas – It can be a tough balance for any professional sports team between having faith in the guys already on your roster versus pursuing every possible addition or change that can make you better. The Colorado Rockies organization find themselves at a fork in the road in this regard. They simply will not be the same team in…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman fields questions from Colorado Rockies fans including some off-topic stuff. After a conversation about music (baseball begins around the 10-minute mark) we get into more roster construction ideas and wonder if the Rockies can solve multiple problems with one player or whether they would prefer to spread out the value.…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick Lyons welcome in Sam Bradfield of Purple Row to discuss her experiences covering the Arizona Fall League and what she saw from some promising Rockies prospects. Then, the trio fields a myriad of questions including what kind of deals the Rockies might find in a bargain and favorite…...

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For years – 25 of them in fact – hot stove conversation around the Colorado Rockies always had something to do with starting pitching. But not this offseason. No, during this break between the 2018 and 2019 seasons, all the chatter, rumors, and fan questions have been about how the club can acquire a big bat, maybe at catcher, first…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman reacts to the news that Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black finished third in Manager of the Year voting. What does this further tell us about the way the national media see baseball in Denver, especially combined with other recent award-voting trends? Plus, our always ongoing conversation about the roster continues with…...

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DENVER – They say that in order to understand where you are going, you must understand where you have been. While plenty of important things have changed since the last time the Colorado Rockies were seen to be inside of a window of contention, it may be helpful to fill in some blanks if we look back on that time…...

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