The 100 Greatest Colorado Rockies: 85 Ryan Spilborghs

We continue our look at the top 100 Colorado Rockies of all time in this article. Here, we look at No. 85 on our list, Ryan Spilborghs. Ryan Spilborghs debuted on July 16, 2005 went 2-4 and didn’t play another major league game that year. The debut doesn’t seem fitting for one of the most animated players […] The 100 Greatest Colorado Rockies: 85 Ryan Spilborghs - Rox Pile...
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January 24, 2017

Ryan Spilborghs: Improving September Baseball

Recently, I outlined the problem that September roster expansion poses for many players, coaches and managers. Though the focus now is on the postseason, CBA talks are nearing finalization, so now’s the time to address the subject. I have several suggestions on how to “fix” the competitive integrity in the month of September — along with the other issues I have mentioned...
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October 18, 2016

Poll: Should MLB Change September Roster Expansion Rules?

Earlier this week, former Rockies outfielder Ryan Spilborghs penned a guest piece for MLBTR in which he offered a former player’s take on the September expansion of MLB active rosters from 25 to 40. Spilborghs’ opinion was a nuanced one, but he noted that most coaches and players intensely dislike roster expansion, noting that it slows the pace of games and prevents MLB role...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
October 08, 2016

For some, September roster expansion can make or break a career

Plus, how attractive is the Rockies' managerial job? And are the D-backs about to make a lateral move at GM? Player's Perspective: September Roster Expansion - MLB Trade RumorsFriend of the site Ryan Spilborghs wrote a tremendously insightful piece at MLBTR detailing what September roster expansion is like for a player. In Spilly's case, he lost out on an entire year of arbitration...
Via Purple Row
October 07, 2016

Player’s Perspective: September Roster Expansion

Ryan Spilborghs is a former big league outfielder. He is currently a color analyst for the Colorado Rockies on Root Sports Rocky Mountain and also works for MLB Network Radio. He came up in the Rockies organization and appeared for the club at the major league level between 2005 and 2011, playing a significant role in Colorado’s 2007 and 2009 postseason runs. Ryan also spent...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
October 06, 2016

BSN Media Podcast: Ryan Spilborghs was destined for Broadcasting Career

  Ryan Spilborghs was destined for a career in baseball media when he was done playing, only he didn’t know it, or, more accurately, didn’t aspire to be a part of baseball broadcasts. In just three short years, he’s quickly carved out an integral part to Root Sports Rockies Broadcasts. Hear how a home run in his last professional at-bat landed him in the broadcast booth. Also...
Via BSN Denver
June 03, 2016

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