Found June 14, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Someone needs to be fired, and Bob Apodaca is an easy choice.The Colorado Rockies are in trouble.Read blogs, read newspaper articles, listen to the radio and the talk is how, despite the horrible showing from the team, Rockies fans continue to show up at a rate of 30,000 plus per game.Those who really want change at 20th & Blake insist that in order anything to be different, the owners of the Rockies must feel the pain in their wallet. They believe that only the loss of revenue will light a fire under the seat of the owners to make change happen. Those fans are disappointed because the seats continue to be filled up.The reality, however, is that attendance is based on the number of tickets sold, not the actual number of people at the game. A large number of those tickets are purchased by corporations as giveaways. Another large segment are season ticket holders and mini-plans. Those tickets are being counted, regardless if the person actually shows up or not.Everyone wonders why...

Colorado Rockies continue to not make changes, so nothing changes

Jeremy Guthrie's career may be ruined by his 2012 campaign.It's the curse of loyalty.The Colorado Rockies lose night in and night out using the same script. Forget feeling comfortable with a big lead. Forget feeling like any game is in the bag. The Rockies starting pitching is so bad it is beyond a joke.In the Rockies 8-5 loss on Tuesday night at Coors Field, it was the same...

More of the same for the Colorado Rockies, streak hits eight

Jarrod Parker didn't listen when he was told how tough Coors Field is.What did you expect?The Colorado Rockies finished their six game homestand winless, going 0-6 against a formidable Angels team and then a terrible Oakland A's team. It might go down as the worst homestand in franchise history.On Thursday the Rockies were done in by bad defense, and something that the Rockies...

Tulowitzki aggravates groin injury

Troy Tulowitzki's rehab program was put on hold Wednesday after the Colorado Rockies shortstop aggravated a left groin strain that has sidelined him for the last two weeks. Manager Jim Tracy, speaking before Wednesday night's game against Oakland, said Tulowitzki tweaked the groin injury on Tuesday while playing for the team's Triple-A Colorado Springs affiliate as part...

Rockies' losing streak reaches seven games in excruciating fashion

The Colorado Rockies got an adequate outing from starter Josh Outman but found a different way to lose Wednesday. They were 20-0 when leading after eight innings, with 13 of those wins coming at home, but that streak came crashing down when the Oakland A's scored three runs in the ninth off closer Rafael Betancourt to pull out a 10-8 win. The loss was a season-high seventh...

Coors Field mimicking pre-humidor days

There may be a reason for the Rockies' poor starting pitching other than, you know, their poor starting pitching. Coors Field is again playing like a pinball machine. The park always has been hitter-friendly, posing unique challenges for both the Rockies' pitchers, who often struggle at home, and their hitters, who often struggle on the road. But if the 2012 extremes hold...

A's rally to hand Rockies 7th straight loss, 10-8

The Colorado Rockies got just enough from their starting pitcher Wednesday night. This time it was their bullpen that let them down. Brandon Inge hit a go-ahead, two-run double during a three-run ninth inning against closer Rafael Betancourt, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8. Todd Helton hit a grand slam and Michael Cuddyer had two homers among...

Indians get RHP Rogers from Rockies for cash

The Cleveland Indians have acquired right-hander Esmil Rogers from the Colorado Rockies for cash, hoping the reliever can get turned around in the American League. The trade was completed shortly before the Indians started a three-game series against intrastate rival Cincinnati on Tuesday. A roster move will be made when Rogers joins the team. Rogers went 0-2 with an 8.06 ERA in...

Top 7 All Time Colorado Rockies

Denver, CO. – Who are the top 7 all time Colorado Rockies players? Although the Rockies have only made the playoffs 3 times, we have been blessed with some incredible players. Looking back at the Blake Street Bombers, Todd and the Toddlers up to the current roster – how do they rank? Surprisingly this was … Continue reading »

A's hand Rockies eighth straight loss

DENVER -- Oakland A's rookie Jarrod Parker, unfazed by the cascade of offense in the first two games of the series, limited the Colorado Rockies to three singles over seven scoreless innings Thursday as the A's won 8-2 to sweep their three-game set. The defeat was the eighth straight for the Rockies, extending their season-worst losing streak, and it left them 0-9 this...

The Underachieving Rockies: Time To Play The Blame Game

Denver, CO – There are exactly 101 games left on the Colorado Rockies schedule for the 2012 season. They are currently in 4th place in the National League West, 14.5 games behind the first place Dodgers. No need to worry, right? This team specializes in making late season runs after they sleepwalk through most of … Continue reading »

Athletics 10, Rockies 8

Brandon Inge hit a go-ahead two-run double during a three-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 Wednesday night. Todd Helton hit a grand slam and Michael Cuddyer had two homers for the Rockies, who lost their season-high seventh straight. Down 8-7 heading into the ninth, Coco Crisp singled off Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt (1-2...

Rockies-Tigers Preview

Some recent success against NL opponents has the Detroit Tigers feeling confident. Interleague play has only added to the Colorado Rockies' struggles. The Tigers look for a third consecutive victory while trying to extend the Rockies' season-high skid to nine games Friday night at Comerica Park. Detroit (30-33) is perhaps the majors' biggest underachiever this season...

Colorado Rockies shouldn't have tried to be competitive

Dan O'Dowd should have gone with youth.Let's face it. The Colorado Rockies are in the middle of a throw-away season.The Rockies aren't going anywhere in 2012. They know it, their fans know it, everyone knows it. The sad part about it is that the front office knew it before anyone else did.The reality is, when general manager Dan O'Dowd told the media that he had given...
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