Free Agent Targets for the Rockies to Seriously Consider

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Denverites would love it if the Monforts ponied up a little extra cash for the Rockies to make significant waves in the free-agent market. Perhaps they learned that shelling out sacks of cash to lure players to come to Colorado wasn’t the way to go about success based on the disaster signings of Mike Hampton and […]

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Comparing the 2014 Royals and the 2007 Rockies

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The Kansas City Royals have swept their way to the 2014 World Series. They became the first team in baseball history to win 8 straight playoff games to get to the Fall Classic. Of course, fans in Denver know that record also comes with an asterisk.  The 2007 Colorado Rockies won 7 straight games in a single […]

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Coors Field: Which Handiness is favored?

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It is widely known across baseball that Coors Field is the best hitter’s park in the bigs. Humidor or not, the mile high altitude, lets the ball fly off the bat, but what really makes the ballpark on Blake Street a hitter’s paradise?  Many Rockies fans already know this, but people outside the Rocky Mountain […]

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Starting a Trend

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Entering the Jeff Bridich, the new Rockies general manager has some major decisions ahead depending on how he views the future with their stars. It’s always going to be about pitching with the Rockies. Can they get quality pitching at home? Is it about development or buying arms? Colorado has tried a mixture of both. […]

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The Rockies’ Bullpen: Fine as Is

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I have a radical proposition for addressing the Rockies bullpen issues in 2015: do nothing. Maybe that’s too strong. They should exercise LaTroy Hawkins’s option and negotiate salaries with players up for arbitration, but that’s all. This isn’t an opinion I’ve seen anyone offer. The reason for that is because the 2014 bullpen stood out […]

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Jeff Bridich and a Culture of Value

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The idea of “culture” in the Rockies organization has become a bit of a joke among many fans and media types. This dismissive attitude toward the term developed when owner and president Dick Monfort stated he would fear making any changes which would disrupt the “culture of value” within the organization.  This week we got […]

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Guest Post – Arizona Fall League 2014 Preview by Dr. Joseph Bartolotta

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Prospects from around the country are converging in the Phoenix metro area to play some baseball that is not usually associated with the “Fall Classic.” The Arizona Fall League, Major League Baseball’s premier offseason league, pulls from the best Double-A and Triple-A Prospects in the country, including several players in the Colorado Rockies farm system. […]

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In The Not-Quite-Yet Frozen Lands Near Coors Field

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Going into 2014, owner Dick Monfort thought, with a healthy roster, the Colorado Rockies would win 90 games. Well, the Rockies didn’t stay healthy as injuries not only TKOed the usual culprits in Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez, but took bites out of Nolan Arenado, Michael Cuddyer and most of the pitching staff. Beyond the […]

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