Found July 03, 2012 on
The Rockies issues run deeper than the losses on the field.One thing is clear. The Colorado Rockies [itching struggles have nothing to do with Coors Field.As the club dropped another game, losing 9-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals, they got to see what a good looking baseball team looks like. They got to see a team that doesn't make excuses, a team that lost it's franchise player, and is still in a position to make a run to the postseason.The Rockies can continue down their self-imposed 75-pitch limit for starting pitchers, but really, nothing will be solved by silly theories until the root of the problem is discovered. What is that problem? The talent isn't where it needs to be to compete at the big league level.Whether the pitchers are young, or simply not good enough is besides the point. The Rockies need to either figure out how to develop their pitchers, or find a way to bring in already developed talent. The latter of the two isn't going to happen anytime soon, so ...
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Denver, CO – Despite the miserable year the Colorado Rockies are having, Carlos Gonzalez has performed at an all star level. Carlos was rewarded Sunday with a selection to the 2012 NL All Star team. Although chosen as a reserve, Gonzalez deserves a starting spot in the summer showcase. Every team in MLB gets a … Continue reading »
The Rockies got their fifth and final hit Tuesday with two out in the fourth inning. Their first hit was their biggest, a three-run homer with two out in the third by Tyler Colvin. The home run, Colvin's 10th of the season and second in two games at St. Louis, wiped out the Cardinals' 2-0 lead, built by Matt Holliday's two-run homer in the first, and gave the Rockies...
Denver, CO – The All Star teams have been announced for the 83rd Summer Classic, and the obvious local choice became official, as Carlos Gonzalez will represent our Rockies next week in Kansas City. He has had a fantastic year, currently in the top 10 in most offensive categories in the National League. His sweet … Continue reading »
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jeff Francis worked five solid innings before the Colorado bullpen took over and Tyler Colvin hit a three-run homer as the Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Matt Holliday hit his 14th homer for the Cardinals. Carlos Beltran was 0 for 3 with a walk to end a nine-game RBI streak in which he drove in 15 runs.
Matt Belisle retired four in...
ARLINGTON, Tex. - This past offseason was one all about change for ex-Clemson baseball standout Tyler Colvin.
Jeff Cirillo, 2000, Colorado Rockies: .326/.392/.477, 100 OPS+
Jose Cardenal, 1968, Cleveland Indians: .257/.305/.353, 100 OPS+
I'm sure we're all in agreement at this point in time that Rockies manager Jim Tracy is the worst, right? We here at TOC can't say nearly enough awful things about his new method of handling the Rockies rotation, and last night, pretty much the worst case scenario erupted for the Rockies. Starter Christian Friedrich had completed five innings and thrown 74 pitches...