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Past and Present: The Rockies and The Mets

May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The New York Mets hold a special place in the history of the Colorado Rockies, on a sunny, slightly windy early April day in 1993, the Rockies played their first major league game ever against the Mets at Shea Stadium. With expansion draft pick David Nied on the mound, the Rockies held off the Mets [...]

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 [...]

Series Recap 8/10-8/13: Three of a Kind

August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a series where the Rockies faced Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Noah Syndergaard, things didn’t look promising. On paper, getting matched up with these 3 elite pitchers looked bad, and in reality it played out just as most expected. The Colorado Rockies (47-66) went to the Big Apple to [...]

Move on from Cargo?

July 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

It has been a great run for Carlos Gonzalez during his 7 years at mile high, but now seems to be the most opportune time for the Rockies to trade him to jumpstart the rebuild. Cargo is in the midst of a nice comeback year which might warrant a return worthy of trading him, but his subpar 2014 along [...]

Series Recap: Reasons to Watch the Rockies

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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

September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 NieseĀ (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 deGromĀ (6.3 [...]