Posted May 31, 2012 on rockies.scout.com
There are only three games today in Major League Baseball and the Colorado Rockies get to play in one of them. What an honor. While the other teams slack off on a Thursday, let's give them our all. So, what better time than now for Rockies news and notes?
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