Found August 18, 2013 on Rockies Review:
Bill Geivett will be on the excuse-tour shortly.It is very predictable. The thing about having a front office that stays largely the same since before the Y2K panic, is that their moves are easy to see coming. The Colorado Rockies will be dusting off the same old stories very shortly.After a loss to the Orioles, dropping the second game of the three-game set 8-4 behind another sloppy performance, highlighted by a bad error from Troy Tulowitzki that led to a seven run 3rd inning, things are becoming very clear for where this team needs to improve.However, those improvements that are so obvious to many of the people who follow this team day-in and day-out won't be acknowledged by this front office. In fact, there will be a myriad of excuses that will be told to the media and fans alike.The first excuse the Rockies will make is to point to injuries. Dan O'Dowd, Bill Geivett, and Dick Monfort will be quick to point out how well the club was doing before Tulowitzki went down in m...

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Rockies 6, Orioles 3

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