Found May 03, 2012 on Fangraphs:
Yesterday, it took Colorado Rockies manager Clint Hurdle approximately 40 seconds — depending on where you start and stop your timer — to argue The Worst Call of the Season. Meanwhile, in St. Louis, it took the umpiring crew about 2 minutes and 50 seconds to gather in the infield, discuss Carlos...

Colorado Rockies walk off behind Jason Giambi's blast

Giambi provided the walk off blast to give the Rockies a big win.Talk about drama.Jason Giambi delivered a 3-run walk-off home run to straight away center field to give the Colorado Rockies a 8-5 win and a series victory over the first place Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field.The home run came after the Rockies had clawed their way to an early lead behind home...

Admit it, these Colorado Rockies are better than you expected

Michael Cuddyer has been a huge part of the Rockies success.The Colorado Rockies went to Scottsdale, AZ with high hopes in February. However, those associated with the team were probably the only ones who gave them a fighting chance.It was tough to blame the the fans for being a little cynical. After all, it was just one year ago that the Rockies were favorites to win the National...

The Worst Call Of The Year

In today’s Rockies-Dodgers game, Jerry Hairston hit a groundball to third base. The throw pulled Todd Helton off the bag. Strike that – the throw pulled Todd Helton out of the vicinity of the bag. Tim Welke still called Hairston out. Here’s a screengrab of where Helton was when he caught it. Seriously, MLB, expanded use of replay. For the love of God, expanded use of replay.

Another rocky start for Rockies' Chacin

The Colorado Rockies came close, but they weren't able to overcome another poor start by Jhoulys Chacin and lost 7-6 to the Dodgers. He was supposed to be their ace-in-waiting this season, but could well be on his way to Triple-A Colorado Springs for a refresher course. Manager Jim Tracy, who doesn't tend to be overly critical of his players in his postgame remarks...

Tim Welke makes one of the worst calls in the history of bad calls in favor of the Rockies

This makes you wonder if the MLB should be hiring umpires with better eyesight. Watching the officiating in baseball can sometimes be so frustrating that you want to smash your TV. There has been no call worse than the one against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday though. If you want to watch a video of it you have to go here because the MLB is on top of ripping every single...

Umpire calls Dodgers player out when he was clearly safe

The Colorado Rockies went off on Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday with three homers to win 8-5 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez hit two off Kershaw while Wilin Rosario hit another.  Gonzalez has hit seven home runs in nine games after going 12 games without a single one. Kershaw had only allowed two solo home runs through seven innings...

Is Tulo Unclutch on Defense, Too?

In Wednesday’s game between the Dodgers and Rockies, Colorado led 2-1 heading into the 8th inning. The Dodgers scored two in the top of the 8th, the Rockies answered with three in the bottom of the inning, and the game went to the 9th with the Rockies up 5-to-3. L.A. had runners on first and second, with two outs, and Dee Gordon at the plate. On a 2-2 pitch, Gordon hit one into...

Rox win 8-5 on Giambi Walk-off

The Colorado Rockies topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 Wednesday afternoon when Jason Giambi sent the fans at Coors Field home happy. Needing only a sacrifice fly for the win, Giambi sat on a fastball and didn't miss it resulting in a walk-off home run. 

Rockies 8, Dodgers 5

Pinch hitter Jason Giambi launched a three-run homer off Scott Elbert in the ninth inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to an 8-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. With first base open and one out, the Dodgers elected to pitch to Giambi. Carlos Gonzalez was waiting on deck - he'd hit two home runs off NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw earlier in the game. The...

The Daily Heckle: Pre-Game Rituals Are Nothing But Trouble

Jamie Moyer’s pre-game ritual is a little more extreme than shagging fly balls. But just like in the case of Mariano Rivera, the end result was tragic

Barajas, Hurdle tossed in second inning

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Rod Barajas and manager Clint Hurdle have been ejected in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. Barajas threw his mask after getting tossed by home plate umpire Angel Campos, apparently for arguing after a pitch from A.J. Burnett called a ball. The pitch came with none out, two on and the Pirates down 5-1. Hurdle apparently was tossed for...

Braves-Rockies Preview

The Colorado Rockies have had a flair for the dramatic this season. What they haven't had is much consistency. Coming off a walk-off victory, the Rockies will try to win consecutive games for the first time in two weeks as they open a three-game home series against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Colorado took two of three from the Los Angeles Dodgers this week, including...
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