2014 Fantasy Baseball, Week 4 Tools of the Trade: The Charlie Blackmon Trade Market’s “Tools of the Trade” is a unique guide for owners to use while attempting to make an even trade with their league-mates in a standard 12-team mixed, 5×5 head-to-head or rotisserie redraft league. The values present in this guide are simply the basis for a trade. A full-blown analysis of each team’s strengths and weaknesses are essential prior to proposing...
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Colorado Rockies, Michael Cuddyer in no hurry to re-sign

Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports that neither the Colorado Rockies nor Michael Cuddyer have interest in exploring a new contract at this time.By Keith Allison on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsSaunders reminds us that, "Most teams, in fact, don't negotiate contracts after April, unless it's for a young, budding star they want to lock up for the long term."...
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Rockies defeat Giants behind strong outing by Franklin Morales

Franklin Morales got a new hat in the mail last week, a dress western silver Stetson, right out of a big box. It's too wide to fit on the shelf in his locker and too nice to keep on the floor. His pitches are similarly outsized, proper by nature but ready to go rugged and dusty. On Tuesday in a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field, Morales was all over the...
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The Morales of the story is that Franklin wants to be in the Colorado Rockies rotation permanently

Franklin Morales has been better than anyone expected for the Rockies.There is a reason why Franklin Morales was one of the first pitchers taken in your fantasy baseball draft during spring training.Oh wait. He wasn't? No one took him at all? Oh yeah. Everyone expected him to be in the bullpen with an ERA hovering around 5.50 for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night, as the...
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New sign at Coors Field: ‘Smoking Area — Marijuana Prohibited (photo)

Now, the Colorado Rockies are not trying to harsh anyone’s mellow here, but a new sign posted in a designated smoking area at Coors Field discourages those individuals who are inclined to taking advantage of Colorado’s very liberal marijuana laws from partaking in smoking up while visiting the ballpark. As you can see above, the […] The post New sign at Coors Field: ‘Smoking...
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Cuddyer hits 15-day DL; Culberson recalled

Unable to run at close to full effectiveness, the Rockies' Michael Cuddyer accepted placement on the 15-day disabled list Monday because of a strain of the lower left hamstring. The start of Cuddyer's stint is retroactive to Friday, which means he will be eligible to return on May 3. Utility man Charlie Culberson, an infielder by trade who can move to the outfield, was recalled...
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WATCH: Young Rockies fan ecstatic to get hands on foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.A young Colorado Rockies fan was so ecstatic to get his hands on a foul ball from a nearby fan during Monday night's game against San Francisco that he couldn't stop staring at it once it was in his hands.The boy was given the ball by a gentleman sitting in front of him who was nice enough to give up the foul ball that he came up with...
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Cuddyer Hammy Injured In Local Omelette Incident

Michael Cuddyer to the DL with his hamstring injury. I love these Monday DL calls right after weekly fantasy lineups lock. Turr...iffic! You don't care about our fantasy teams at all, Walt Weiss, do you? Last year it was Josh Rutledge, this year it's Corey Dickerson. I wonder if he holds a secret grudge against fantasy baseball because it never rewarded his defensive...
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Offense shows firepower as Jorge De La Rosa shows he still has it for Colorado Rockies

Jorge De La Rosa returned to form on Friday night.0-for-6 with two walks and three strikeouts.When Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki combine for those numbers, it usually doesn't result in a win for the Colorado Rockies. On Monday night at Coors Field, not only did the Rockies win without the help of their two sluggers, they won in blowout fashion.The Rockies took some revenge...
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PHOTO: No smoking marijuana at Coors Field in Colorado

The good folks at Coors Field in Denver would rather you drink a Coors Light instead of lighting up a joint. Even with marijuana being legal in Colorado, there are still some restrictions apparently. New sign at Coors field — jerome grady (@JeromeGrady) April 22, 2014 [Deadspin] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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PHOTO: Rockies fan has amazing Easter Mohawk

This gentleman is known around Denver for his mohawk making some fantastic appearances at Coors Field. The latest and greatest styling includes one of the more colorful Easter themed mohawks you will ever see and it is just plain awesome. [Cut 4] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Eight things to know about Charlie Blackmon

One of the biggest surprises of the 2014 season thus far has been Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies. He leads the National League in hits and is among the league leaders in fWAR. He has played all three outfield positions and played them better than league average and is a better than league average base runner. His current wOBA is a fairly amazing .449.While Blackmon is...
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Sloppy baseball preventing Colorado Rockies from being a very good team

Jordan Pacheco had a rough day.It's the little things.The Colorado Rockies are a talented group. They have a lineup that has somewhere in the neighborhood of 23 or 24 other teams in baseball jealous. Their pitching might not be deep, but they have guys who are proving they can win.Despite being in the top three in the National League in nearly every offensive category, the Rockies...
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Colorado Rockies early keys to success

It’s no surprise that Troy Tulowitzki has been a part of the Colorado Rockies early success.   The Colorado Rockies are 10-9 and have won four of their last five. Not only have the Rox been the hottest team offensively so far this season, they have climbed to third place in the NL West. Yes it is early, and yes the Colorado Rockies were one of the hottest teams in baseball early...
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Colorado Rockies: Todd Helton’s replacement

Replacing a legend is tough. Replacing a legend with a former MVP makes the transition easier. 2014 marks the first season in 18 years without Todd Helton at first base wearing the purple and black. While the 2013 season marked the Helton farewell tour, the 2014 seaon marks the beginning of the post Helton era and a new everyday face at first base. That new face is Justin Morneau...
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