Evaluating the Colorado Rockies Jekyll and Hyde bullpen

The Colorado Rockies bullpen is many things. It is a puzzle. It is a struggle. It can, at times, be a nightmare. And no matter which way it goes, it will take the rest of the team with it. At times, they’ve been incredibly reliable, looking miles and miles better than they did the last […]

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Examining the Colorado Rockies bullpen revival

The Colorado Rockies had one of the worst bullpens in the league in 2021.  The Colorado Rockies also had one of the worst bullpens in the league in 2020 and 2019. Yet, very quietly and without a lick of fanfare, they may have turned a corner midway through last season. In studying this, I came […]

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Colorado Rockies hot start boosted by what they haven’t done

If not for one bad half-inning on Opening Day, where the Dodgers scored five runs thanks to a hit batsmen, some two-strike hits, and a misplayed ball in right, the Colorado Rockies would be undefeated at 5-0 and off to a blistering start to the 2022 season. As it is, they took that loss in […]

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Justin Lawrence could be Colorado Rockies secret weapon

When Bud Black dreams, does he see a place like “the construct” from The Matrix; a vast room full of possibilities and his every need at the touch of a button? What, in his capacity as a manager of a baseball club, do you suppose he would ask the construct for? To paraphrase the film, […]

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Grading the Colorado Rockies 2022 bullpen

If the rest of the Colorado Rockies roster is a bit better than the national, and sometimes even local perception of them, why were they still so comfortably out of contention for a decent record in 2021? The bullpen. Yes, it’s finally time to dive into whatever is going on here for this ballclub. There […]

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