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For those who aren’t interested in giving the Colorado Rockies a nuanced look, they are a 71-win team with no substantial changes coming in the offseason and so should expect to win roughly the same number of games in 2020. If you are disinclined toward such simplicity, however, you may find yourself pontificating on the sheer magnitude of possibilities, both…...

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As Americans, we love to root for the hero almost as much as we love to root for the downfall of the villain. Nothing quite matches the feeling of seeing the bad guy get his comeuppance as evidenced by the recent popularity of Game of Thrones, a story rife with opportunities for schadenfreude. The worst ones for us as an…...

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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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With Colorado’s lone silver lining of Sunday’s 11-4 loss and four-game sweep by St. Louis game being Nolan Arenado’s 3-for-5 performance, which included his 33rd home run of the season, the perennial Gold Glover recorded his 100th run batted in of the year, his fifth-straight season at the century mark. As for the more lurid details of the affair, it all…...

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DENVER – Sunday morning before their 1:10 pm ballgame, the Colorado Rockies placed closer Scott Oberg on the 10-day Injured List with a blood clot in his right arm, retroactive Saturday, August 17. “Yesterday afternoon we became aware of Scott’s situation,” manager Bud Black said of the issue with Oberg before a crowd of reporters in the Rockies dugout. “His…...

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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 – While it took only two pitches for the Rockies to fall behind the Giants on Sunday, LHP Kyle Freeland settled down to deliver five innings of solid work in a 6-2 win. On a day when the first 15,000 fans at the ballpark received his bobblehead, Freeland waggled for five frames, surrendering only two runs, both on solo…...

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DENVER – On a day closer Wade Davis was relieved of his ninth-inning duties, it was the removal of David Dahl that came as the biggest surprise Friday night when the 25-year-old was carted off the field with a right ankle sprain. Colorado won 5-4 on Friday night, but it was the health of Dahl serving as the memorable moment.…...

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At 50-58 entering Wednesday’s 2pm MST trade deadline, the Colorado Rockies and their General Manager Jeff Bridich could not plausibly justify adding to an underperforming, yet solid roster. Bridich was able to swing two trades, both of which were not on anyone’s radar nor will have any major impact on the 2019 season. In more of a seller’s mode,…...

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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! The Colorado Rockies currently find themselves in the midst of a closer crisis.…...

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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! After a weekend series against the Padres that saw the earned run average…...

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(Let us know how you liked this new audio format in the comment section) DENVER- What a difference a year makes. In 2018, the Colorado Rockies bullpen had the worst ERA (5.78) in the National League, from May 13-June 12. In 2019, they had the best ERA (3.35) in MLB, from May 13-June 12. There are some new faces and…...

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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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If you like good pitching, it was a perfect Wednesday in Tampa, Florida. Charlie Morton was dazzling and devastating against the Colorado Rockies lineup but German Marquez matched him step for step in silencing the Tampa Bay Rays. Not until the 11th was a single run scored in this one, a solo home run from Chris Iannetta that turned out…...

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The adage is that hitting is contagious. But is relief pitching as well? The Colorado Rockies’ early bullpen struggles are as well documented as they were stunning. Before June 27, the relief corps. allowed the fifth highest batting average in MLB — and the highest in the National League — the third highest OBP and the second highest wOBA, with their…...

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SAN DIEGO – Sparked by the heart of the Rockies lineup in the fourth inning, Jon Gray’s steady six-innings of work, and three scoreless frames by the bullpen, Colorado snapped a two-game skid and entered their biggest month of their season with a 4-2 victory over the Padres. With only two runs scored in two games this series against the…...

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DENVER – Before each game at Coors Field, manager Bud Black addresses the media in the Rockies first base dugout. The focus typically pertains to the daily goings-on of Colorado, but can oftentimes touch on varied topics around the sport. Here’s a taste of what some of that discussion was focused upon before game two of a four-game series with…...

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DENVER – It wasn’t just rain drops falling from the sky at Coors Field on Friday night. More baseballs might have found the outfield grass than the light drizzle that accompanied the second half of the 11-10 slugfest. As both teams posted season highs in hits, the Colorado Rockies tried to get back in the win column in game two…...

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