Series Recap: Rockies Out-Offense Dodgers in Series Win

CZ6A0083

Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies Monday-Wednesday, September 15-17, 2014 (Series Preview) In a season where offense is down all across the league, fans were treated to a bit of a throwback Coors Field series.  The Rockies and Dodgers combined for 46 runs on 77 hits over three games. There were 27 extra base hits–including […]

Read more

LaTroy Hawkins: Ageless Wonder

hi-res-77537260-latroy-hawkins-of-the-colorado-rockies-throws-a-pitch_crop_exact

When the Colorado Rockies signed LaTroy Hawkins early last off-season and immediately named him the team’s closer, much of Rockies Nation groaned. Sure, he had performed well enough in 2013 with the Mets. But Hawkins was also about to turn 41 years old, and he looked to be blocking this young, exciting, fire-balling closer-in-waiting named […]

Read more

Carlos Gonzalez’s Trade Value

IMG_0053

Ever since the trade talk about Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki ramped up mid-summer, I seem to read the same line every other day. It goes something like this: they’re injured, and their trade value is therefore diminished, so in order to execute a successful trade the Rockies will either have to rebuild their value […]

Read more

Series Preview – Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies – 9/15/14-9/17/14

cd

Colorado Rockies (59-90) at Los Angeles Dodgers  (83-67) COL at home (39-35), last 10 (4-6). LAD on road (45-29), last 10 7-3). Probable Starters: Christian Bergman (5.5 IP, 4 SO/9, 2.1 BB/9)  vs. Roberto Hernandez (5.1 IP, 6.5 SO/9, 3 BB/9) Tyler Matzek (6.2 IP, 6.5 SO/9, 3.4 BB/9) vs. Dan Haren (5.8 IP, 6.9 SO/9, 1.9 […]

Read more

Series Recap: A Visit to Busch Stadium

From a previous visit by the author to Busch Stadium in St Louis MO, Sept 2013.

Colorado Rockies at St Louis Cardinals September 12-14, 2014 The Rockies came into Busch Stadium having just been swept by the New York Mets, an ignominious honor for anyone. Their reward was a trip to see the first place St Louis Cardinals in Busch Stadium III, a venue where they have gone 11-22 since it […]

Read more

Series Preview – Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals – 9/12/14-9/14/14

Weiss

Colorado Rockies (59-84) at St. Louis Cardinals   COL on road (20-52), last 10 (5-5). STL at home (44-28), last 10 (6-4). Probable Starters: Jorge De La Rosa (5.7 IP, 6.7 SO.9/, 3.1 BB/9) vs. Adam Wainwright (7 IP, 6.9 SO/9, 2.1 BB/9) Franklin Morales (5.2 IP, 6.3 SO/9, 4.1 BB/9) vs. Shelby Miller (5.9 IP, 5.9 […]

Read more

Rooftop Deck Summary – Colorado Rockies Links and Tweets — 09/11/2014

KDVR.com

Rooftop Deck is a, well, deck (or stack or summary or whatnot) of articles and tweets, primarily about the Colorado Rockies that are either thought-provoking or funny. (Or at least, we think are thought-provoking or funny). In cooperation with SABR, we’re helping out at the Rocky Mountain Super Cyber SABR Summit this Saturday, September 13th […]

Read more

Series Recap: Reasons to Watch the Rockies

(Frank Franklin II, AP)

Colorado Rockies @ New York Mets Monday-Wednesday, September 8-10, 2014 (Series Preview) With a loss on Tuesday night, the Colorado Rockies were mathematically eliminated from the 2014 Major League Baseball postseason. This officially quashed any dreams Rockies fans may have had starting back in the team’s blistering start to the season–well, at least those fans […]

Read more

Series Preview – Colorado Rockies at New York Mets – 9/8/14-9/10/14

IMG_0092

Colorado Rockies (59-84) at New York Mets (68-75) COL on road (20-49), last 10 (6-4). NYM at home (33-35), last 10 (6-4). Probable Starters: Jordan Lyles (5.7 IP, 6.7 SO/9, 3.7 BB/9) vs. Jon Niese (6.2 IP, 6.4 SO/9, 2.4 BB/9) Christian Bergman (5.2 IP, 4.4 SO/9, 2.5 BB/9) vs. Jacob deGrom (6.3 IP, 8.4 SO/9, 2.9 […]

Read more

Series Recap: Rockies Complete Game Shutouts by the Numbers

Walt: "That Umpire, huh?!  He couldn't make a call in a phone booth, amiright!?"
Tyler: "Ha!  Good one, Coach.  What's a phone booth?"

San Diego Padres @ Colorado Rockies Friday – Sunday, September 5-7, 2014 (Series Preview) On Friday night, Tyler Matzek became the first Rockies pitcher since Ubaldo Jimenez in June 2011 to throw a complete game shutout. This was also the first complete game shutout in Coors Field since Jhoulys Chacin did it in May 2011. It was the 27th […]

Read more