For Rockies It’s a Work in Progress

The season is over for these Colorado Rockies.  Manager Walt Weiss is gone already.   Finishing at 75 wins turned out to be about 12 too few to get a playoff opportunity, but things are looking up for the Colorado Rockies.  The 9-game improvement this year over the 2015 campaign may not be much to write home about, but here are some reasons to look … Continue reading For Rockies It’s a Work in Progress

The Three Best of the Thirty – August Weekend # 1

These top three events are one author-fan’s purely subjective thoughts on the coolest things which happened around the thirty MLB teams this past weekend. Unlike other features, this one is totally non-quantitative. Fellow fans are welcome to cheer or jeer in the comments. Continue reading The Three Best of the Thirty – August Weekend # 1

Those Surging Rockies

What a difference four days makes! While the All-Star Game required only Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado to punch in, the Rockies used the four-day holiday to otherwise refocus on the MLB playoff picture. At 40-48 going into the break, the Rockies were treading water in the hunt, a distant 6th place from the last playoff spot. Since then, the Rockies have posted the best record in all the majors, going 14-5 after last night’s drilling of the LA Dodgers by a score of 12-2 at Coors Field. Impressive as the run has been, it’s even more so considering the teams that the Rockies have felled along the way. Continue reading Those Surging Rockies

Top 10 Hitters That Could Be Moved at the Trade Deadline

Ranking the best ten hitters that could be available at the 2016 MLB Trade Deadline. Continue reading Top 10 Hitters That Could Be Moved at the Trade Deadline

Mark Reynolds To The Rockies

By: Daniel Satter Today, the Rockies added a power bat. Signing Reynolds is a good pickup for a young team by bringing a former winner, leadership, and versatility. Now, I thought Ben Paulsen had a good enough season to take over the first base job, but the Rockies are thinking in another way by bringing in Reynolds to hit against left handed pitching. Reynolds’ versatility … Continue reading Mark Reynolds To The Rockies