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When An Armchair GM Kicks The Tires

December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

I like to think of myself as a smart baseball fan. If you’re on this website and reading this article, you probably think that way too. Together, we know a lot of useful and useless statistics about our beloved game. Together, we have millions of opinions about things that will probably never [...]

Analyst Who? – Don’t Blink

April 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

        Yep. That’s me. Doctor Who -“Blink”- BBC               Yes I do watch it.               Yep, and this.   Are you going to read out the whole thing?         [...]

Rooftop Deck Summary – Colorado Rockies Links and Tweets – 4/11/14

April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

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, I think are thought-provoking or funny).         Should Scott Boras client Nolan Arenado get an [...]

Assuming A Plan Or A Dice Roll With The Colorado Rockies Roster

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

In absence of information, sometimes assumptions are made. For example, the Colorado Rockies started the season doing something different from “traditional” baseball thinking by carrying six outfielders when they really didn’t have to or need to. So, when that happens, one of our analyzing [...]

Denver Post “Batter’s Up” Colorado Rockies Panel

April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Colorado Rockies Home Opener is upon us. To commemorate the occasion, the Denver Post hosted “Batter’s Up”, a breakfast at the Wynkoop Brewing Company downtown hosted by Denver Post Rockies writers Patrick Saunders, Troy Renck and ex-Rockies/current Root Sports Broadcasters Cory Sullivan [...]

Rockies Business – Interview with Maury Brown

April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maury Brown is a sports business analyst and the founder of the Business of Sports Network. His first notable work in sports business was assisting in the Submission to Major League Baseball by the “MLB to Portland” effort during the Expos relocation derby and is the former co-chair of [...]

Montreal, Baseball City: a Review of Up, Up, and Away, by Jonah Keri

March 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jonah Keri. Up, Up, and Away: the Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, Le Grand Orange, Youppi!, The Crazy Business of Baseball and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2014 There are numerous connections I could cite to persuade you that reading a book review [...]

More on Morneau

March 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

Going into the offseason, the Colorado Rockies needed to find a solution to replace the dearly retired Todd Helton. It turns out they decided to open the checkbook and, on December 3rd, 2013, the Colorado Rockies agreed to a two year, $14 million dollar deal with longtime Twin and mini-Pirate [...]

Four Things Dan O’Dowd Does Well

March 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

Dan O’Dowd (Denver Post File Photo) General Managers can be easy targets for fans to rip on. Practically any person that’s a little passionate is eager to join the peanut gallery and lob ideas at the front office about how it could do more, spend more, win more. In addition, the merits of a [...]