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Tyler Chatwood takes on Matt Cain in today's matinee series finale agains the Giants
Get your brooms ready
Yesterday the Rockies locked up their fourth straight home series victory, and today they will try to complete the sweep of the San Francisco Giants. Roll ...
NL West Report: Dodgers take division lead as Arizona's tailspin continues
Stumbles from the Giants and Padres have allowed the Dodgers and Rockies to ascend to the top of the division while the Diamondbacks' negative spiral continues.
The NL West now looks like most people expected it to at the start of the seas...
Wednesday Rockpile: Charlie Blackmon is a beast, Franklin Morales makes his case for rotation slot
Charlie Blackmon is having himself a fantastic start to 2014, while Franklin Morales was excellent last night for the Rockies. Plus, a hilarious swing by Elvis Andrus.
The Rockies begin the day a half game out of first in the NL West, look...
Rockies 2, Giants 1: Morales, solo home runs power Rockies to win
Not many runs, but a boatload of compelling story lines surround this game.
For the eighth time in the last nine meetings between the Giants and Rockies, the game was decided by just a single run. Can you imagine if these two ever meet in ...
Purple Hazed Ideas No. 12: Umpire Mics
We should mic up MLP umpires the way we do NFL referees.
It's a quick hit today for the 17 people who need their Purple Hazed Ideas fix. I've got a few good big ones in the works that should be fun but this is more timely right now as it a...
Game 22 Preview: Morales takes on Bumgarner in quest for a series win
If the Rockies can't win by the Bay, they need to protect the mountain in series against the Giants at Coors.
There's several story lines in the air as we head into the second game of this three game set with the Giants.
First up, the
Breaking down Carlos Gonzalez's slump
CarGo has really struggled since the Rockies departed on a west coast road trip in the second week of the season. What gives?
Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has hit .154/.214/.256 since...
Tuesday Pebble Report: Ryan McMahon, Trevor Story keep hitting
Ryan McMahon an Trevor Story are off to fast starts for the Rockies organization.
Asheville Tourists 3, Greenville Drive 8:
Ryan McMahon is at it again. He tallied all of the RsBI in this one for the Tourists off of a sacrifice ground out ...
Purple Row, The Press Box begin weekly segment Wednesday
Depending on the week, either Bryan, RIRF or a special guest will appear on The Press Box with Peter Burns and company each week beginning Wednesday.
Wednesday marks the start of what we hope will be an amazing weekly experience for all pa...
Tuesday Rockpile: No talk of Michael Cuddyer extension, and that's a good thing
Also, Jhoulys Chacin is nearing his return, Carlos Gonzalez is slumping, and two-seam command has been the key to Jordan Lyles' success.
Rockies Mailbag: Why is there no talk of extending Michael Cuddyer's contract? - The Denver Post Patri...
The Rockies ride 5 dingers to a convincing 8-2 win over the San Francisco Giants
It's Charlie Blackmon's world, we're just living in it.
The Colorado Rockies brought their power swings to Coors Field tonight, as they opened up a series with the San Francisco Gia...
Game 21 Overflow
The Rockies lead the Giants 7-1 in the middle of the sixth on home runs from Nolan Arenado, Wilin Rosario, Charlie Blackmon, and Corey Dickerson.
On a related note, life is good.
The Rockies may finally have real starting pitching depth.....And on a related note, they might actually be pretty good this season
The bottom of the rotation may not be the most compelling subject to talk about when it comes to a baseball team, but it sure can tell you something about why the 2014 Rockies are much better than last year's team.
If someone were to ask ...
Game Preview: De La Rosa vs. Vogelsong
Cuddyer out, Dickerson in, and De La Rosa looking for a good start
I feel like Giants games are never any fun. They're so stressful. Even when the Rockies win (which they occasionally do at Coors), it feel draining, devoid of catharsis. It...
Michael Cuddyer to the DL, Charlie Culberson called back up
Since the leg injury Michael Cuddyer suffered in last Thursday's game against San Diego isn't healing fast enough, the Rockies have decided to put him on the disabled list an recall Charlie Culberson.
Michael Cuddyer is headed to the disa...
Justin Morneau named NL Player of the Week
One current and one former Rockie earned POW honors for the third week of April.
Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has earned National League Player of the Week honors for the week of April...
Past and Present: Who is the most popular Rockies player of all time?
Taking a look at some of the best and most popular Rockies players ever, trying to determine a favorite.
Earlier today, this data was released on the most popular athletes by state, based on Google searches. Unsurprisingly, the most p...
Rockies vs. Giants series preview: San Francisco travels to Coors Field, presumably to ruin our week
There are some key Giants players in a slump. The bad news is that they always heat up at altitude.
Since we last saw the Giants, they've scored a total of 12 runs in six games but somehow went 3-3 during that stretch due to a bunch of sol...
Monday Rockpile: Injury updates, replay needs an explanation.
In today's Rockpile we link you to a couple of injury updates, a couple of examples where replay is failing, a nice piece on what Nolan Arenado is going to become, and more.
First things first. Carlos Gonzalez hopes...
Rockies prospects: Christian Friedrich dominant in Sky Sox win
Only one affiliate had a game yesterday, making for a pretty thin Pebble Report. Thankfully, said game was an extremely successful outing from Christian Friedrich for the Sky Sox, resulting in a 2-0 win.
Colorado Springs 2, New Orleans 0