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Last week, I had the opportunity to do a behind the scenes tour of Coors Field, in Denver. Actually, anyone can do the tour if you buy a ticket. I bought a $7 ticket and I took a look at the stadium that is one mile above sea level.
Coors Field is located in downtown Denver, near Interstate 25. There is also a light rail station nearby so accessibility is provided for people to get to and from the stadium. For the tour, we simply parked a block away and put some change in the meter and went to the tour. As always, they suggest you arrive early and we did. We walked around and with a little time went to the team store. The tours on game days are at 10am and 12pm, so as noon hit we were allowed to enter the stadium.
Our tour started with a welcome by our guide. Our guide was in his 13th season as a tour guide. Our secondary guide had been at Coors since the beginning, so we were excited to receive our knowledge of the stadium. We received a welcome speech and were brought o...
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McKay, who had announced earlier this year that 2012 would be his fifth and final season in a Logger uniform, recently resigned his post as the head coach of...
The Colorado Rockies have been the worst defensive team in the National League all season. But they were absolutely awful Sunday while getting swept in a doubleheader by the Phillies by scores of 3-2 and 7-4. Rookie catcher Wilin Rosario was charged with four passed balls in Game 1, two of them coming in the ninth inning when the Phillies scored and made losing pitcher Matt Belisle...
Almost THREE HOURS after the Phillies were supposed to throw the first pitch against the Colorado Rockies, the Phillies finally decided to postpone the game.
The game will be be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday, September 9th at Citizens Bank Park.
The 1:35 game will be moved back to 1:05. Tonight's game will be played at 6:35 and tickets for tonight...
The Phils come from behind before winning in the ninth on a walk-off single by pinch hitter Nate Schierholtz, as they defeat the Rockies, 3-2.
The Rockies took the lead in the first as, with one man on, and with one man out, Carlos Gonzalez hits an RBI double, scoring Josh Rutledge, who had earlier singled, giving the Rockies a 1-0 lead. The Rockies then made it a 2-0 lead as Wilin Rosario...
Rockies pitcher Alex White homered and Colorado finally solved a struggling Ryan Vogelsong, beating the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Buster Posey and Hunter Pence went deep for the Giants, who lost for only the second time in 10 road games. San Francisco's lead in the NL West was trimmed to five games over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers...
Colorado Rockies (56-81) at Philadelphia Phillies (67-71)
Tyler Chatwood (4-4, 5.53 ERA) vs. Cole Hamels (14-6, 3.04)
Time: 7:05 p.m. Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Strong Storms, 76
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Media: Twitter and Facebook
The Phillies enjoyed a nice come from behind victory last night. Despite the victory, the Phillies couldn’t do too much damage against a struggling...
Photo: Philliedelphia/Kevin DursoThe Phillies pulled themselves together last night in the ninth to earn a 3-2 win against the Colorado Rockies. The first inning was not easy for Lee and the Phils, with the Rockies ahead 2-0 early on in the game.
The following six innings were uneventful, and the Phils finally started to show up in the Seventh. With two outs, Laynce Nix doubled...
courtesy of Philly.com
2, Phillies 3
WP: Jonathan Papelbon (5-6. 2.56 ERA) LP: Matt Belisle
(3-6. 3.08 ERA)
Cole Hamels: 7.0
IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO, 3.03 ERA
5.o IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO, 5.32 ERA
2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO...