Found September 29, 2012 on Rockies Review:
The Rockies are finishing up their worst season ever.The Colorado Rockies have now lost as many games as they did in 1993 and 2005.With Friday night's loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Rockies now have 95 losses with five games left to play. What that means for the team is that they still have a chance to record their first-ever 100 loss season. Regardless, this team, even with a five game winning streak to end the season, would still be tied for the worst record in club history.With the worst record at the door step, the question for the club to answer is whether or not this team is worse than the other two teams that landed on 95 losses.The Rockies would like to believe that talent-wise, this team is as bad as those teams were. The organization wants to pawn the disappointment onto the talent on the field. They want fans to believe that there were no management issues, that the team was devastated by injuries and that they were forced to field a Triple-A team for the great ...

Colorado Rockies sweep Cubs behind Jordan Pacheco homer

Jordan Pacheco has been better than anyone expected.It shouldn't be a surprise anymore. Jordan Pacheco can flat out hit.If things had gone according to plan for the Colorado Rockies, Pacheco would have only been the starting third baseman for about six weeks. As everyone is well aware, things haven't gone according to plan for the Rockies.However, if something that didn&...

Colorado Rockies selling themselves short in every aspect of the game

He's made mistakes, but he should have a full roster to use.Jim Tracy is a terrible manager. He changes the lineup almost daily, he makes excuses, and he handles a bullpen about as bad as anyone in the game. However, the Colorado Rockies front office is currently hanging him out to dry.In a season full of new phrases made up by the Rockies, terms such as "piggy-back reliever...

Rockies manager wants to return in 2013

Jim Tracy says he wants to return as manager of the Colorado Rockies next season even though the team is on pace for the worst record in franchise history. Speaking before the Rockies' final home game Thursday, Tracy said ''I have a contract to manage here in 2013 and I'm very hopeful of the fact, that as we go along over the course of the next week, that the conversation...

Rockies' Cuddyer to miss rest of season

Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer, who has been out with a right oblique strain, will miss the remainder of the year, according to Cuddyer will continue to work out with the team. He recently started taking batting practice. He finished the season by hitting .260 with 16 home runs and 58 RBI in 358 at-bats.

Rockies' 95th loss ties franchise record

The Colorado Rockies' four-game winning streak ended with a thud Friday when they were shut out 8-0 at Los Angeles. The loss was the Rockies 95th of the season, tying the franchise record set in their inaugural 1993 season and 2005. At 62-95, the Rockies must win their remaining five games to avoid a franchise-record 96th loss and must go 1-4 to sidestep 100 losses. This...

Rockies 7, Cubs 5

Jordan Pacheco and DJ LeMahieu each homered, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday for a three-game series sweep. Pacheco, Wilin Rosario and Chris Nelson had two hits apiece for the Rockies, who had 12 hits in their final home game of 2012. Rafael Betancourt pitched the ninth for his 31st save. Anthony Rizzo homered and had three hits and...

Todd Helton optimistic about playing in 2013

Veteran first baseman Todd Helton is pain free and is very optimistic about coming back with the Rockies for the next season writes Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post. “I think, physically, I will be able to come back,” Helton said. “So I plan on coming back, but there are a couple of things still on my mind. I want to know I have a good chance to make it through next...
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