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Inside Isotopes Pitching with Coach Darryl Scott

May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Albuquerque Isotopes pitching coach Darryl Scott knows what it’s like to battle in the minor leagues. Scott’s baseball reference page features 16 games from the 1993 season with the California Angles, the only time he appeared in Major League Baseball. However he did put together a [...]

Isotopes Baseball, One Step Away

April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baseball rosters change faster than any other sport. That’s the beauty and challenge of minor league ball. Making sure players are ready to fill roles when the phone rings and preparing players to become key contributors at the next level. “Triple-A is a different dynamic between all [...]

Consensus Top 2016 Rockies Prospects

March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Spring Training rolls along we’ll get glimpses of some Rockies top prospects, hearing unfailingly complimentary reports about who these players are and what to expect of them. The question always remains: are those close to the team the only ones who really like this player or might he [...]

Rockies Offseason Review And A Look Ahead

March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another long offseason is in the review mirror, and a lot has happened in the six months since we’ve last seen the Rockies take the field at Coors. The Broncos won the Super Bowl, Leo won an Oscar and Full House got fuller and even more awful. In the baseball world, the Diamondbacks acquired Zack [...]

Choose Your Rebuild: NL Playoffs Edition

October 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

I wanted to take the time to preview the postseason here on Rockies Zingers but, considering the fact that the Rockies are not only not involved but almost pathetically far away, it didn’t seem quite right. Besides, there are plenty of places where you can read up on the strengths and [...]

Choose Your Rebuild: AL Playoff Edition

October 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

I wanted to take the time to preview the postseason here on Rockies Zingers but, considering the fact that the Rockies are not only not involved but almost pathetically far away, it didn’t seem quite right. Besides, there are plenty of places where you can read up on the strengths and [...]

Gray Area After Jon

August 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

There’s dirty jobs, dangerous jobs and then there’s being the pitching coach of the Colorado Rockies. In his first season with Colorado, Steve Foster has seen very little good and plenty of bad and ugly. Despite getting almost as much television time as his pitchers thanks to his [...]

Blue Jays Plus Guest Post – Rockies Trade Tulo: Jays’ Perceptive

August 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

This post is by Ewan Ross from our fellow ESPN Sweetspot Blog BlueJaysPlus.com In collaboration with Blue Jays Plus, Ewan and I ran posts on each other’s blogs. You can find mine on their site now. Here is Ewan’s which is a great evaluation of the heartbreaking Tulo trade from a Blue [...]

Looking Numerically at the Tulowitzki Trade

July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

By now reality has begun to set in that Troy Tulowitzki is a Toronto Blue Jay, and while it came as a complete shock in how quickly it came together without many rumors, it makes a ton of sense with an eye for the future. With Trevor Story, Cristhian Adames and Brendan Rodgers both at Shortstop in [...]