How Brendan Rodgers went from the Rockies worst hitter to their best

Baseball is a funny game. Just ask Brendan Rodgers. He was the worst qualified hitter not just on the Colorado Rockies but in MLB in April. Since then, he has arguably been his team’s best hitter. Baseball is a funny game. For the opening month, he slashed an abysmal .078/.172/.098 with zero home runs, three […]

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Colorado Rockies errors threaten to undo positive momentum

A couple of hours before the Colorado Rockies Friday night 14-10 loss to the Kansas City Royals, I asked manager Bud Black about the defensive miscues that have become prevalent parts of the team’s losses this season. He said that he didn’t believe that there was necessarily any “commonality” between them all at this point, […]

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Why the Colorado Rockies especially can’t afford to play sloppy baseball

The Colorado Rockies played a truly terrible four-game series in Philadelphia in which they allowed a ghastly 10 unearned runs. No matter what else happens on the baseball diamond, that is something that simply cannot happen anywhere. It especially can’t happen for this team on the road. As most Rockies fans know, the team has […]

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The Colorado Rockies ‘June Swoon’ is a myth

If you follow the Colorado Rockies closely, you have heard somebody, somewhere, make the claim that this is a team that always gets off to a good start but inevitably goes through a “June Swoon” and becomes irrelevant by the time the Broncos have started training camp. This statement seems to have been etched into […]

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Why Kris Bryant might break a Colorado Rockies curse

It has been a truly fascinating first seven games in a Colorado Rockies uniform for Kris Bryant. The former MVP, Rookie of the Year and World Series champion brought with him a myriad of intrigue ranging from pure cynicism at the very idea that he would choose Colorado to rampant speculation about his true reasons […]

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Brendan Rodgers dishes on renewed focus and lessons learned

A lot of people have had a lot of things to say about Brendan Rodgers ever since he was taken third overall in the 2015 draft by the Colorado Rockies. A prodigious prospect out of Lake Mary High School in Florida, Rodgers was considered by many scouts and evaluators to be the single most talented […]

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Kyle Freeland embracing his role as leader of the Colorado Rockies

Kyle Freeland has been a leader of the Colorado Rockies since his second year of big-league baseball, when he pitched to clinch a postseason berth and again in the National League Wild Card game, outdueling Jon Lester for an eventual victory. He has been a leader because of the way he comports himself, bringing a […]

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What Austin Gomber learned in Round 1 with Coors Field

It’s starting to feel like we have a number for everything in baseball. When measuring pitchers we can talk about ERA, FIP, xFIP, WHIP, ERA+, strikeouts, walks, velocity, spin rate, and the exact number of inches of movement on every pitch. To name a few. We can intrinsically understand the quality of pitches thrown incredibly […]

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What Kris Bryant brings to the Colorado Rockies

You’ve already heard of the newest member of the Colorado Rockies. That says something in and of itself. But let’s dive a bit deeper into the career of Kris Bryant thus far. The former Chicago Cubs star made his MLB debut in 2015 at the age of 23, after the Cubs manipulated his service time, […]

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Grading out the 2022 Colorado Rockies

As we get into the awkward phase of continuing to prepare for a season we aren’t sure will even happen, we return to our look at the Colorado Rockies as currently constituted. It should, of course, be noted that we should all expect some change to the roster once the lockout is lifted. There are […]

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