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Our next contestants on the Post-Mortem series are the first team from one of the Western divisions to be eliminated from the playoff race and the only team out west without 70 wins...please welcome, the Colorado Rockies!
If you're new here (which about 90% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from the playoffs, we're going to put their season under a microscope and look at just what the hell went wrong, what went right, and so on and so forth. The goal is to post these the day after a team is eliminated. Also, for the first ten teams eliminated, we're going to post a series called "Hope for the Hopeless", which is going to be an expanded version of the "What Went Right" portion of the Post-Mortem series pieces.
What Went Right: Carlos Gonzalez had a 20/20 season for the third year in a row. Dexter Fowler took some big steps forward as an every day starter despite the ...
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Adam Ottavino may have hit his wall on Sunday.If it's been said once, it's been said 1000 times. The Colorado Rockies pitching theory simply doesn't work.It might work in one particular game. It might work over the course of a week, but the reality is, it simply doesn't work over the course of a season.Maybe the Rockies deserve credit for thinking outside of tradition...
The Rockies are going back to a 5-man rotation.With a chance to win a series in San Diego on Saturday night, the Colorado Rockies couldn't get the job done, dropping the nearly meaningless game 4-3. Drew Pomeranz continues his search for economical pitching, going just three innings and delivering 67 total pitches.The news for most of the Rockies 2012 season hasn't been the...
Chacin pitched five solid innings for the Rockies.How many times can the point be driven home? How many examples do the Colorado Rockies need before they realize that it what they are doing is not working?On Monday night in San Francisco, the Rockies did it to themselves once again. With Jhoulys Chacin on the mound, pitching great through five innings, the Rockies were clinging to...
In our Hope for the Hopeless series, we take a look at all of the teams in the league that finished under .500, and examine what their fans can be optimistic about after a disappointing 2012 season.
Ah yes, the Colorado Rockies. I have bad news for Rockies fans out there: it's not getting better next year. This team only has three impending free agents: bench player Jason Giambi...
Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa has a “strong chance” of making
his season debut for the Colorado Rockies this week, reports Troy Renck of The
“There’s a strong chance he
will start for us, but I don’t know when until I hear from the training staff,”
manager Jim Tracy said Sunday.
De La Rosa last appeared for the Rockies on May 24 of
Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa threw a bullpen session Monday before the Colorado Rockies' 2-1 loss at San Francisco. It was the Rockies' third straight loss, all by one run, on their current trip and their 11th loss in the last 14 games. The Rockies are 30 games below .500 and 25 1/2 games out of first place, both season-worst figures. For the first time this year, De La...
Brandon Crawford tripled, doubled and scored on a passed ball, and Hunter Pence singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Monday night.
Madison Bumgarner (15-10) allowed one run and four hits in six innings while walking a career-high five. The lefty struck out six and relied on a strong defensive effort to...
The prospect we traded for Carlos Delgado (which worked out for us in the end):
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There are a handful a hitters that are begging for your attention on this slow day in the majors.
Carlos Gonzalez – There are only 7 games tonight, making it important to choose wisely when it comes to which all stars you chose for you daily fantasy baseball lineup. The Rockies best hitter owns a lifetime .364 average against Madison Bumgarner with an extraordinary...