Thursday, September 20, 2018

There’s nothing crazy about believing in the 2017 Rockies

With a bolstered bullpen and Bud Black in the fold, it's not such a wild idea to think that the Rockies will contend in the NL West.

Bud Black praises Cubs’ John Lackey ahead of second Tuesday game

Rockies manager Bud Black reflected on the early days of Cubs' pitcher John Lackey's career just before facing off with him on Tuesday night at Coors Field.
All-Star voting

Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story among leaders in All-Star voting

MLB released its first All-Star voting update and both Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story are in the hunt to start at their positions, but they still need help from the fans.

Baseballtown (?), USA

Maybe preseason football can take a backseat to the Rockies for once – because the local nine are damn sure worth talking about.

There’s no fracking gas in the Colorado Rockies

While playoff teams like Houston, Kansas City and the New York Mets are loaded with hard-throwing starters, the Rockies have opted to go in another direction

Please come back Ryan Hanigan, and soon

Since swapping catchers Tom Murphy for Ryan Hanigan, the Rockies are 5-8 and have seen their pitchers' ERA climb from 4.10 to 4.51.

LOOK: The Rockies’ new LED scoreboard has digital rockies

Coors Field this year will feature an all-new scoreboard that is more than 2.5 times larger than its predecessor. 

Rockies lose series to Dodgers as Kenta Maeda strikes out 12

Maeda was a maestro for the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday night, striking out 12. The Rockies struck out 15 times in all to lose 3-0 and go under .500 on their long road trip.

The Yanks are coming (but the pinstripes ain’t what they used to be)

Back when interleague play began back in 1997, seeing the pinstripes on the summer schedule was like winning the lottery. Now, it’s sort of ho-hum.

All kidding aside, Rockies’ first base situation is a serious matter

Ian Desmond was signed last offseason to play first base for the Rockies, but a complicated first year in Colorado has left him in limbo as Spring Training opened.