Zingers In Da Clubhouse

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On Saturday, Rockies Zingers reached a little milestone. We received a one person, one game media credential with the Colorado Rockies. I won’t say it was a herculean effort equivalent to Andy Dufresne’s pursuit of a library but nonetheless, multiple emails were involved. In some aspects, it was a little ironic on how times had […]

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Series Preview – Colorado at Chicago – 7/28/14-7/31/14

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Colorado Rockies (43-61) at Chicago Cubs (42-61) COL on road (16-33), last 10 (3-7). CHC at home (22-26), last 10 (2-8). Probable Starters:  Yohan Flande (5 IP, 3.2 SO/9, 2.7 BB/9) vs. Tsuyoshi Wada (4.5 IP, 7 SO/9, 5 BB/9) Jorge De La Rosa (5.5 IP, 6.7 SO/9, 3.6 BB/9) vs. Edwin Jackson (5.5 IP, 8.1 SO/9, 3.1 BB/9) Brett […]

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Series Recap: Take the Author Out to the Ballpark

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Series Recap: July 25-27, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates at Colorado Rockies I’m not a big fan of baseball cliches.  When the media interviews players, more often then not, we get some version of Crash Davis’ advice to Nuke LaLoosh, which is wholly uninteresting. When a manager has a runner on first and less than two outs […]

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Finding and Losing our Keys to Victory

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Permit me a bit of whimsy. I’m in the process of moving, and the analytical portions of my brain have been occupied by imagining how I’m going to Tetris my moving truck for maximum efficiency. While preparing to say goodbye to the Midwest and head eastward (which means I’ll also be saying farewell to the […]

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Rockies Bloggers Panel 7/26/14 Recording

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At 1:30 pm on July 26th, 2014 we held our third Rockies Bloggers Panel at El Charrito’s Thanks to Zach Marburger of Mile High Sports for being a pinch-hit host! Also thanks to Paul for helping to set up the mic even if my iPad did a less than stellar job recording everything. Turn your […]

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What to Read, 07/25/2014

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In this week’s What to Read, I politely encourage you to learn more about a couple of proposals to change the game of baseball as it’s currently constructed, and to revisit an instructor of the game who had an approach to playing that remains relevant. Craig Calcatarra at NBC’s Hardball Talk discusses a comment Yu […]

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Money Matters

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At this point I think we can all agree that the Colorado Rockies will not be contenders in 2014. Baseball Prospectus’ playoff odds calculator deems those odds to be 0.0%; down from 0.1% last week.  Well alright then. Game outcomes will always matter to some degree to players and front office folks alike; as they […]

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Series Preview – Pittsburgh at Colorado – 7/25/14-7/27/14

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Pittsburgh Pirates (54-47) at Colorado Rockies (41-60) COL at home (25-27), over their last 10 games (3-7) PIT on road (20-26), last 10 games (7-3) Probable Starters:  Brett Anderson (5.4 IP, 5.7 SO/9, 3.0 BB/9) vs. Charlie Morton (6.3 IP, 7.3 SO/9, 3.1 BB/9)  Tyler Matzek (6 IP, 6.0 SO/9, 2.8 BB/9) vs. Jeff Locke (6.9 IP, […]

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Rockies Tickets 23% Below Average For Series Vs Pirates

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have continued their resurgence, moving past the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Central. Through 101 games on the Pirates schedule, they are three games back of the Milwaukee Brewers, and are playing the best baseball of anyone in the division. They’re the next team on the Colorado Rockies schedule, a team that […]

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The Rockies Want To Be The Cubs And The Cubs Want To Be Something Else

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As summer wound down, I headed back to my home town of Chicago for a pleasantly nerdy high school reunion. Among other things, while I was in town (and being a baseball fan in general), I definitely used the excuse/opportunity to catch a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field. I’d been to Wrigley twice in […]

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