Can Corey Dickerson Get Better?


Ever since Corey Dickerson was called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs in June 2013, he has been one of “my guys.” I confessed as much in back in June when he emerged from a crowded cast of Rockies outfielders to claim an everyday role. He has made the most of continued injuries opportunities in the […]

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Series Recap: Well, that was quick

(Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post)

Kansas City Royals at Colorado Rockies Series Recap: August 19-20, 2014 (Series Preview) A quick series means a quick recap! Game Recaps Tyler Matzek took the hill on Tuesday night and faced off against fellow lefty James Shields of the Royals. Shields admitted to not having his best stuff on the night, but still was […]

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Something New to Blame?


One of the recurring themes of the Colorado Rockies’ disastrous 2014 campaign has been blame. Who and/or what is to blame for the crappy on-field product this year? There is plenty of blame to go around, of course. Depending on who you ask, General Manager Dan O’Dowd is to blame for 15 years’ worth of […]

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Sereis Preview – Kansas City at Colorado – 8/19/14-8/20/14


Kansas City Royals (69-55) vs Colorado Rockies (49-75) COL at home (31-31), last 10 (4-6). KC on road (36-27), last 10 (8-2). Probable Starters: James Shields (6.6 IP, 7.2 SO/9, 1.8 BB/9) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (5.7 IP, 6.7 SO/9, 3.7 BB/9) Danny Duffy (5.9 IP, 6.8 SO/9, 3.3 BB/9) vs. Tyler Matzek (5.8 […]

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Series Recap: The Rockies Bullpen Isn’t That Bad

Coors Field Water Main Break

Series Recap: August 14-17, 2014 Cincinnati Reds at Colorado Rockies (Series Preview) (Before we begin, since others on the site have already done a marvelous job covering the Todd Helton portion of this weekend, I hope you’ll forgive me for taking a bit of a different angle to this series.) On Friday Night, August 15th, […]

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Rockies Bloggers Panel 8/16/14 Recording

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At 1:30 pm on August 16th, 2014 we held our fourth Rockies Bloggers Panel at El Charrito’s on 21st and Larimer in downtown Denver. Shayne Sharpe of Mile High Sports/The Hookup was our host and did a great job at making sure I didn’t ramble too long. We also had a special guest show up […]

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Honoring Todd Helton


  Today the Colorado Rockies will be honoring former first baseman Todd Helton with a mainly water-inspired doubleheader, concluding a weekend of festivities culminating in the retirement of his jersey number on August 17th, 2014. The man affectionately known to Rockies fans as “The Toddfather”, in part because of the humorous Rockies television commercials, will […]

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What to Read about Former Prospects

On WTR this week, I implore you to read some excellent analyses about former prospects. Prospects are fleeting. Players that populate top prospect lists tend to do so as long as or longer than they are everyday major leaguers with various shades of dulled prospect shine. The briefest moment is the transition from prospect to […]

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Remembering Todd Helton

On Sunday, the Rockies will retire a player’s number for the very first time. We’ve known for quite a while that Todd Helton’s 17 would be the first. It’s hard to pinpoint, but at some point in his career, Helton made it inevitable. Todd Helton fulfills all of the requirements befitting the title “Mr. Rockie.” […]

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Series Preview – Cincinnati at Colorado – 8/14/14-8/17/14

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Cincinnati Reds (60-60) vs Colorado Rockies (46-74) COL at home (28-30), last 10 (2-8), vs. NL Central (7-19) CIN on road (28-31)m last 10 (5-5),  vs. NL West  (15-15) Probable Starters: Jorge De La Rosa (5.6 IP, 6.8 SO/9, 3.2 BB/9) vs. Alfredo Simon (6.2 IP, 5.7 SO/9, 2.5 BB/9) Franklin Morales (5.5 IP, 6.0 SO/9, 4.1 BB/9) vs. Johnny […]

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