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DENVER – When German Márquez exited his start early, it wasn’t because he was dealt at the Trade Deadline. Unfortunately, the news was equally as unpleasant as he hobbled off the field with assistance in the top half of the seventh. GM Jeff Bridich said of the injury, “Full-body cramping… He tried to go out there and both legs cramped at…...

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Editor’s Note: Above is an audio story, designed to give BSN Denver subscribers the option to listen to this story if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! Even people who have never watched a single baseball game know, thanks to…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman debates with Manny Randhawa over the best methods to determine All-Stars and whether or not the advanced stats are doing the Colorado Rockies a disservice in this area. But before that, hear some great Keith Hernandez stories, not all of which revolve around Seinfeld....

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ATTENTION: This is an audio story, meaning that BSN Denver subscribers can listen to it if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! DENVER – During the first three weeks of the season, much deliberation was made over the disappointing performances…...

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If you haven’t been paying close enough attention to the Colorado Rockies, you’ve missed a lot of great baseball. For any hysteria about this year’s team failing to be as good as last year, consider this: Colorado’s record was also 30-27 on June 1, 2018. After starting the year 3-12, the Rockies are 27-15 since April 14, good for the…...

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DENVER – The German Márquez Show at Coors Field was received with two rousing ovations from the 46,815 in attendance on Sunday. During his two-act performance, the Venezuelan offered quality both on the mound and at the plate for much of the game. But the drama played out over three acts, ending in triumph for the hometown heroes when Tony…...

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The Colorado Rockies played their second straight all-around complete game in a 9-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Starter Jon Gray pitched remarkably well especially considering the context of the game and how well this Pirates’ lineup had been hitting coming into the series. He mostly managed to scatter seven hits, walking only one, while striking out…...

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The Colorado Rockies came out on Sunday afternoon looking for a statement win after dropping a highly winnable contest in the third game of the series. And they pretty well handled the Philadelphia Phillies who came into the four-game set as one of the hottest teams in baseball. They dominated the offseason darlings who sport essentially an All-Star lineup in…...

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On Saturday, when the press piled into the media room beneath Coors Field, they shared the space with several of German Márquez’ teammates and coaches, including Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story, and Tony Wolters. GM Jeff Bridich started the press conference with praise for his young hurler and acknowledged the impetus for a long-term marriage between the two parties. “It’s something…...

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Tony Wolters has yet to celebrate his 27th birthday. Drafted 87th overall as a high school shortstop, it wasn’t until his fourth season as a professional that Wolters picked up the tools of ignorance. And yet somehow, he’s already played in over 200 games, logged more than 700 plate appearances, and achieved one of the biggest hits in the Rockies…...

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Scottsdale, Arizona – Back in December during one of the slowest parts of another sluggish offseason, Colorado Rockies catcher Chris Rabago was busy becoming a member of three major league organizations in the span of only a few hours. When the carousel of transactions stopped, Rabago was back home with the club that he had spent his entire professional life.…...

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies returned to Coors Field with a dud on Tuesday night but bounced back with a thorough 6-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in the second game of the set. Ian Desmond had the big night offensively, scoring and driving in a pair of runs. Starter Jon Gray was phenomenal again and looked for a…...

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Just before Friday night’s contest between the Colorado Rockies and the Seattle Mariners, it was announced that catcher Tom Murphy, who was originally to start behind the plate, would need to be a late scratch so he could get home to attend the birth of his child. That meant Tony Wolters, usually a defensive specialist, was required to make an…...

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This wasn’t how it was supposed to go for Tom Murphy. The third-round-draft-pick-catcher dotted Rockies top prospects lists every year he was in the minors. After a full season adjusting to Double-A pitching in 2014, he broke through in 2015, advancing not only to the next level but the big leagues as well, just three years after being drafted. Murphy’s…...

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The Colorado Rockies didn't have many inspiring performances in their 2-1 series loss to the Atlanta Braves.

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For the first time in more than a year, Coors Field hosted an extra inning game. But it would not have happened without some spectacular plays on both sides of the ball from the Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies. The 3-2 walk-off walk victory was not won with the bats, but in the field. Where runs were scarce and offense a…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Tony Wolters and Chad Bettis break down an exciting 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves featuring a walk-off walk from Wolters. Drew Creasman goes over the key moments from the game, including some stand-out defense and we hear from Trevor Story about one of those plays and his two-homer series. Plus, an…...

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Tony Wolters, Chad Bettis, and Bud Black reflect on some fantastic defense and pitching that allowed for a walk-off walk.

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Tony Wolters had a dreadful 2017 but multiple factors can both explain this and show a better path moving forward.

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