Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 6/28/12
Dan O'Dowd sounds burned out.Dan O'Dowd has thrown his 75 pitches. He is ready for a reliever.As he Colorado Rockies continue down the road they have never been before. On Wednesday at Coors Field, the club lost 11-5 to the Washington Nationals, a sobering display of two franchises headed in different directions.With the Rockies looking lost and pathetic on the field, the story lately has been coming off the field. That was the case again on Wednesday. The same day that the Rockies held a fan forum with owner Dick Monfort and general manager Dan O'Dowd, an article was published in the U.S.A. Today highlighting Bob Apodaca resigning as pitching coach and some of the odd routes O'Dowd is taking to try and win.The words out of O'Dowd's mouth paint the picture of a burned out, worn down general manager who has spent so much time dwelling on making the product at Coors Field a good one, that he has lost touch with the rest of baseball.The article details the heavily-covered 4-man, 75-pit...
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