Found April 24, 2013 on Rockies Review:
While the baseball season has just started, baseball bettors are always looking for lucrative futures wagers.  Especially intriguing is a nice price on a team that many aren’t expecting to contend this year.  The Rockies are off to a hot start and certainly fit that bill.  But, how good is Colorado?Dexter Fowler's power has been impressive.We can pretend to have an idea after almost three weeks of play, but it is anyone guess where the Rockies will be in the standings come the end of September.  Currently, Colorado is listed at 25/1 to win the 2013 NL Pennant and 50/1 to win the 2013 World Series.  These future odds have not changed since they opened, despite the Rockies hot start.We’ll take a look at the players that need to make an impact this season for the Rockies to have a chance to get themselves to the postseason and make a run in the playoffs. Dexter Fowler Must Continue His Power SurgeDexter Fowler has started off the season on a torrid pace and seems to have found a ne...

Rockies fans watch game wearing ski gear (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Fans at Coors Field who came out to watch the Colorado Rockies play Tuesday's day-night doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves were treated to freezing cold temperatures. At the start of the first game, the temperature was 23 degrees, although the temperature did warm up to a balmy 30 degrees for the second game. One couple got the...

Colorado Rockies find out what it is going to take to be a complete team

Jeff Francis might be pitching for his job in May.Much like the month of April in Colorado, the Rockies are getting a dose of cold and snow, something much different than the sun and heat they got to open the season.The Colorado Rockies got off to the best start in franchise history.Following a season in which the team lost 98 games, the quick start helped to revive a deprived fan...

Colorado Rockies Recall Ryan Wheeler, Disable Todd Helton

MLB News: The Colorado Rockies have placed first baseman Todd Helton on the disabled list with inflammation in his left forearm and will be replaced on the active roster with Ryan Wheeler. He offers another body to platoon at first base. Fantasy Ramifications: Considering that he is not guaranteed any playing time his fantasy value is minimal at best. Perhaps a option in National...

These Colorado Rockies don't quit, come from behind and beat Braves

Yorvit Torrealba came through in the clutch on Wednesday.When it is still snowing, it is too early to tell what kind of baseball team a fan base will be watching as spring turns to summer. The Colorado Rockies are not exempt from this rule.Over the course of time, in the history of this great game, there are countless examples of teams that started out hot in April, only to fizzle...

Rockies put Helton on DL with inflamed forearm

Todd Helton is back on the disabled list. Sidelined by inflammation in his left forearm, the infielder was put on the 15-day DL Thursday by the Colorado Rockies, a move retroactive to April 20. The 39-year-old is hitting .268 (11 for 41) with three doubles, one home run and 10 RBIs. ''It's those tendons that go into the wrist,'' Helton said before Thursday...

Early snow could take it's toll on Colorado Rockies longterm

Coors Field will be cold in the coming days.Apparently winter woke up late.After a warm, dry winter in Colorado, the snow is finally starting to fall. Unfortunately for baseball fans, it is coming when the Rockies are at home, and in the midst of their best start in franchise history.The Rockies, for the second time in this home stand, will play a doubleheader. This time it will...

Troy Tulowitzki’s Childhood Mullet Reveals He’s Always Supported the Legendary Hairstyle (Photo)

“Cute” and “mullet” don’t usually go together, but there’s no denying the aw-factor of the questionable haircut on Troy Tulowitzki as a youngster. Tulowitzki has rocked the mullet on the diamond before, but thanks to the Colorado Rockies Instagram account, a snapshot of the shortstop’s childhood was released. That same, awful haircut somehow looks downright adorable...

Colorado Rockies offense spoils great outing from De La Rosa in Arizona

De La Rosa has been very good.It is a common theme. The Colorado Rockies get on an airplane and forget to bring their bats.On Thursday night in Arizona, the Rockies did it once again, dropping the first of a four game set with the Diamondbacks 3-2. The lack of offense, coupled with an early error and some weird baseball, spoiled an otherwise really good outing from Rockies starter...

Troy Tulowitzki rocked an epic mullet as a kid

Unbeknownst to this old fart, there is something called “Throwback Thursday” on that newfangled, highfalutin Instagram thingamjobber, where folks upload photos of themselves from when they were not only young at heart, but young in age as well. Apparently, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki’s love for “interesting” hairstyles (see above) began at a young age, as...

Colorado Rockies Recall Tyler Chatwood, Option Rob Scahill

MLB News: On Wednesday the Colorado Rockies recalled right hander Tyler Chatwood while optioning righty Rob Scahill to Triple-A Colorado. Chatwood is expected to take the place of injured Jhoulys Chacin where as Scahill leaves to make room for the newcomer. Fantasy Ramifications: Chatwood is filling in for Chacin so this is probably a short-term assignment. With that being said,...

Photo: Troy Tulowitzki used to have an awesome mullet

Behold, and feast your eyes on an old yearbook photo of Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.The Rockies uploaded it to their Instagram account Thursday and the feedback has been awesome.As you can see below, the 28-year-old is rocking a much more clean-cut look nowadays, but that doesn't erase the hair styles he used to sport in the past, thanks to the internet.Via MLB Cut4

D-backs head home, seek revenge on Rockies

The Diamondbacks dropped two of three games in Colorado last weekend but return to Chase Field looking for a little revenge in a four-game series with the Rockies. The Rockies have been one of the early season surprises in baseball, starting out 14-7 to lead the NL West. That start might not last, but it's nonetheless impressive with first-year manager Walt Weiss at the helm...

Rockies recall RHP Tyler Chatwood from Triple-A

The Colorado Rockies have recalled right-hander Tyler Chatwood from Triple-A to start the series finale against the Atlanta Braves. To make room on the 25-man roster Wednesday, the Rockies optioned righty Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs. The 23-year-old Chatwood was 1-0 with a 1.84 ERA with 17 strikeouts and four walks in three starts with Colorado Springs this season. In 2012...

Rockies 6, Braves 5(12)

Wilin Rosario scored from second on Yorvit Torrealba's single to left and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 in 12 innings on Wednesday. Michael Cuddyer and Josh Rutledge homered for the Rockies, who ended a three-game skid behind one-hit pitching by the bullpen over the last six innings. Matt Belisle (1-1), the fourth reliever used by Colorado, pitched...

Troy Tulowitzki had an awesome mullet

Besides what most NHL hockey players used to sport, I don’t think I have ever come across a better mullet than the one that a very young Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki rocked. Eat your heart out, Barry Melrose. H/T BLS
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