Found August 07, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
Jerry Recco played this clip this morning on Boomer & Carton of LA Dodgers announcer Vin Scully translating Colorado Rockies Manager Jim Tracy. Tracy was ejected by 3B umpire Mike Everitt after...

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Is Todd Helton coming back to the Rockies?

­­If you’re a baseball person you admire Todd Helton. As he faces hip surgery on Friday, you’re hoping that he’ll return to the Rockies next year. Even if you’re rooting against him, you don’t want a guy who has done almost everything right to leave the game in an injury-enforced fizzle. To read this story please click the link below.

Vin Scully Says 'Blinkin' Fertilizer' to Keep Audience's Ears Safe During Rockies Manager Jim Tracy's Tirade (Video)

Great broadcasters do a variety of favors for fans watching from home. They provide important play-by-play details that people away from the field can't see. They give thoughtful analysis of story angles and intrigue unknown to those outside the team. And sometimes, when another team's manager loses it and starts yelling at the umpires, they provide a thoughtful lip-reading...

Todd Helton's poorest season is over

Todd Helton's worst season of his career is over. The Colorado Rockies say their first baseman and clubhouse leader will undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday to repair a torn labrum in his right hip. A career .320 hitter, Helton batted just .238 this season, by far the lowest average of his 15-year career in the majors. He had seven homers and 37 RBIs. Helton has been bothered...

Rutledge Productivity and Rockies’ Notes

Rookie Josh Rutledge continues to play better in the majors than he did at Double-A Tulsa this season, and he was pretty good there. Rutledge beat up the Dodgers with four hits and three RBI last night and now has, ready for this – 17 extra-base hits and 18 RBI in 22 games. How’s that for productive? For a shortstop? Rockies’ Notes Anyone notice how the Rockies’ insisted...

Rockies' Helton to have season-ending surgery

Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton will undergo season-ending surgery to his shoulder and hip this week, reported. The surgery, which will repair a torn right labrum and damage in his hip, will take place on Friday, 10 days before his 39th birthday. Helton was on the 15-day disabled list after the All-Star break, and he has played six games since then. "...

Get To Know Him: Josh Rutledge

In 2010, the Colorado Rockies drafted SS Josh Rutledge in the 3rd round out of Alabama.  It must be tough when you are drafted by a team that signed their Franchise Shortstop (Troy Tulowitzki) to a 10 year extension, but Josh did not let that bother him.  In his 1st full season at Hi-A Ball he hit .348 with 33 doubles, 9 triples, and 9 home runs, driving in 71 runs.  This...

Vin Scully translates manager's meltdown

Vin Scully says the cutest curse words

Your browser does not support iframes. Legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is no stranger to witnessing questionable calls. But during the Dodgers-Rockies game Monday night, his attempt at lip reading an infuriated manager may have been new ground even more him. Shane Victorino came up to the plate for the Dodgers and lined a shot to Rockies centerfielder Dexter Fowler...

Rockies 2, Dodgers 0

Adam Ottavino gave up one hit in three innings of relief, a single that was the result of a reversed call, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 Monday night. Ottavino (3-1) took over in the fifth inning for a tiring Drew Pomeranz. Carlos Gonzalez had a sacrifice fly in the first inning and rookie Jordan Pacheco added an RBI single in the third for the Rockies...

Dodgers can't find offense in loss to Rockies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rockies rookie Jeff Rutledge drove in three runs and had three doubles among his career-high four hits, leading Colorado to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Josh Roenicke (4-0) pitched three innings of scoreless relief for the victory. The right-hander took over for Alex White, who threw 80 pitches in four innings and allowed one hit...


Having lived in Montana for the last 16 years, I have adopted the Colorado Rockies as my home team. The Braves are still my all time team, but the Rockies are a very close second. Going to games and watching the players as well as following the team through the years has grown to be a love. One of my favorite Rockies players and favorite all time baseball players, Todd Helton...

Diamondbacks sign catcher Wil Nieves

The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed veteran catcher Wil Nieves and will be Miguel Montero's backup according to Steve Gilbert of Nieves was designated for assignment and later released by the Rockies last week. Nieves, 34, hit .298/.333/.404 with 1 HR, 5 RBI's and a 87 OPS+ in 51 plate appearances for the Rockies in 2012. Image by Keith Allison under the Creative...

Confirming Vin Scully's Awesomeness- Version Eleven Billion And Eight

((HT: It was in last night's Rockies-Dodgers game... One of the things Scully has taught a lot of us in the business is the business of lip-reading... minus the copy-editing for television... When Rocks manager Jim Tracy had to challenge a call, he got loud... And Scully was there for the translation... Your browser does not support iframes.
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