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Minor Accomplishments: Midweek Edition, Week 18

Happy Hump Day (cue the Geico camel) fellow prospect hounds! Another week of minor league action is in the books as the top prospects continue jockeying for spots on various "up and coming" lists, and try to better position themselves for promotions closer to their ultimate goal -- a call to "The Show". Time for our weekly look at some of the prospects that have...
Via Razzball
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'what if' game can be played both ways for the Colorado Rockies

The Rockies never expected Blackmon to contribute the way he has.It was an outcome that surprised no one.For the second straight night, and for the seemingly 100th time in a miserable season for the Colorado Rockies, a starting pitcher looked like a Cy Young candidate against their makeshift lineup.On Saturday night it was Rick Porcello's chance to improve his ERA and look like...
Via Rockies Review
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies salvage series against Cubs

Colorado 6, Chi. Cubs 4 When: 8:05 PM ET, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois Temperature: 68° Umpires: Home – Will Little, 1B – Gerry Davis, 2B – Greg Gibson, 3B – Phil Cuzzi Attendance: 29491 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 6, Cubs 4 (10): Brandon Barnes knocked in the go-ahead run with a single in the 10th as visiting Colorado avenged Tuesday’s...
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto interested in Rockies' Brandon Barnes

The Toronto Blue Jays fell to the New York Yankees on Friday by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Blue Jays to 54-50, four games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. For the Blue Jays to compete down the stretch with the Yankees and the Orioles in the division, they will need help with the staff that is 24th in the league in ERA. The Blue Jays are also...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

National Anthem Showdown at Coors

If you haven’t seen it yet, there was a good old fashioned OK-corral style showdown at Coors Field Wednesday when Brandon Barnes of the Colorado Rockies and Aaron Barnett of the Washington Nationals refused to leave the field following the National Anthem. Thank goodness for small moments of levity. With all the brouhaha about baseball’s unwritten rules and the sanctity of the...
Via Mile High Sports
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ reliever Aaron Barrett standoff against Rockies’ Brandon Barnes

The Washington Nationals got a win before their series finale with the Colorado Rockies even got started. Following the National Anthem, a standoff between Nationals’ reliever Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ outfielder Brandon Barnes ensued. The battle lasted several minutes, as the Nationals had some fun with the standoff with Gio Gonzalez waving a towel at Barrett to cool him off...
Via KCM Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Brandon Barnes standoff before the game

With a 162 game season there has to be some fun before, after, and sometimes during the game. Right before the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies threw the first pitch, pitcher Aaron Barrett and outfielder Brandon Barnes decided to standoff. The challenge started during the playing of the National Anthem, but continued until Denard Span walked up to the batters box. With the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats and Rockies engage in standoff after national anthem

Everyone reading this (and surely the guy writing this) did something today that was probably a waste of time, perhaps causing you to wonder if there was a better way you could have spent that particular chunk of your workday. But whatever you did — or didn’t — do, it couldn’t have been any more nonsensical than what the Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ Brandon Barnes...
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats and Rockies engage in standoff after national anthem

Everyone reading this (and surely the guy writing this) did something today that was probably a waste of time, perhaps causing you to wonder if there was a better way you could have spent that particular chunk of your workday. But whatever you did — or didn’t — do, it couldn’t have been any more nonsensical than what the Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ Brandon Barnes...
Via Bloguin Best
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Standoff between Nats, Rockies players before game

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Via Next Impulse Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Recent Rockies Road Trip Was a Confusing One

#450795782 / gettyimages.com The Rockies started their recent road trip against the Giants on Friday the 13th.Let’s just say that it wasn’t bad luck for them. Being down 4-2 in the ninth inning of that game they scored 5 unanswered runs and went on to win that game 7-4. The rest of the series the Rockies were down in the 8th inning or later and managed to put up runs against...
Via TopSportsReport
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Recap: Rockies sweep San Francisco

After the series sweep of the Giants, the Rockies now sit 34-35 and 8.5 games back of the San Francisco Giants.  Colorado visits the Dodgers (37-34) for a three game series, rookie Tyler Matzek (1-0) will make his second career start opposite Hyun Jin Ryu (7-3), first pitch from Dodger stadium is at 8:10 P.M. Friday nights series opener was decided late with the Rockies scoring...
Via Mile High Sports
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Trot Times for June 14, 2014

Brandon Barnes accomplishes something Ian Desmond only wished he could. Let’s get to the trots! Home Run of the Day: Brandon Barnes, Colorado Rockies – 15.15 seconds [video] For the second time in June, Brandon Barnes hustled his away around the bases for an inside-the-park home run. As with just about every inside-the-parker in history, Barnes benefitted greatly from a bad...
Via Tater Trot Tracker
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Gets Revenge With Go-Ahead Inside-The-Park Homer (Video)

Just over a year ago, the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies in wild fashion when outfielder Angel Pagan hit a walk-off inside-the-park home run at AT&T Park. Oh, how the tables have turned, Angel. Pagan found himself on the other end of the rare play on Saturday when Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes came to the plate in the ninth inning with a runner on first and...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Barnes' inside-the-park home run rallies Rockies past Giants

Brandon Barnes doesn't carry a power-hitting reputation. He has just two home runs this season. He's a grinder, a mucker — always mussing and messing and getting dirty. But, as Barnes continues to prove, you don't need pop to knock a home run. Barnes hit a game-winning, inside-the-park home run in the top of the ninth inning Saturday to lift the Rockies to a 5-4 victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Sets New Record for Colorado Rockies Saturday

There are certain things that you don't expect to happen too often during a baseball season. You don't expect to see birds hit by pitches. You don't expect to see Josh Hamilton play more than 120 games. You also don't expect to see too many guys hit inside the park home runs.You definitely don't expect to see someone hit two in a season--but Colorado's Brandon...
Via FatManWriting
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes races to game-winning, inside-the-park home run as Colorado Rockies improbably rally again

Brandon Barnes hit the game winning homer, an inside-the-park job.The Colorado Rockies have forgotten that they are on the road.With the Rockies down a run with one out to go, Brandon Barnes punched a Sergio Romo pitch to center field with the tying run on first base. When Angel Pagan badly misplayed the ball, trying to catch it when it bent away from him, the first thought was that...
Via Rockies Review
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes Hits Go-Ahead Inside-The-Park HR In 9th Inning To Lead Rockies Over Giants

With two outs in the top of the ninth and the Rockies trailing the Giants 4-3, Colorado’s Brandon Barnes hit a two-run inside-the-park home run to give the Rockies the lead, and ultimately a thrilling 5-4 victory on Saturday at AT&T Park. Like so many inside-the-park home runs, the play involved some questionable defense to allow it to happen. It looked like a normal single...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies beat Giants for fourth straight win

Colorado 5, San Francisco 4 When: 4:05 PM ET, Saturday, June 14, 2014 Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, California Temperature: 72° Umpires: Home – Chris Segal, 1B – Mike Muchlinski, 2B – Mark Wegner, 3B – Mike Winters Attendance: 41704 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 5, Giants 4: Brandon Barnes delivered a two-run inside-the-park homer with two out in the ninth inning as...
Via Mile High Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The most exciting walk offs of the week (June 10th edition)

This week was actually pretty light on walk offs. From our usual starting point of Tuesday heading into the weekend, we only had three. Then the weekend came, and everything got thrown all out of whack. June 3rd, Mets vs Cubs 0-2, two outs? That’s clutch, Nate Schierholtz. June 4th, Red Sox vs Indians Well, this game as over as soon as the ball hit the bat of Asdrubal Cabrera...
Via The Outside Corner
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes' game-winner helps Rockies snap skid, defeat Dodgers

After Brandon Barnes hit an inside-the-park home run Thursday at Coors Field, sprinting 360 feet around the diamond nearly 5,280 feet above sea level, he got back to the dugout gassed but was greeted with no sympathy. Troy Tulowitzki jokingly told him he should have more pop in his bat to get the ball over the wall. So Barnes dropped to the sunflower seed-covered floor and punched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies finally break losing streak behind Chacin's return to form and Barnes walk-off winner

Brandon Barnes provided the walk-off win on Saturday.Finally!It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak that has changed the course...
Via Rockies Review
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chacin finally looks like himself as Colorado Rockies break losing streak with Brandon Barnes walk-off

Barnes provided the winner on Saturday.Finally!It took 10 innings, but the Colorado Rockies can breathe a little easier. When Brandon Barnes drove a two out, 10th inning pitch from Chris Perez into the right-center field corner, scoring Justin Morneau from 1st base, giving the Rockies not only a victory, but a reprieve from a losing streak that has changed the course of their season...
Via Rockies Review
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies get walk-off win in extras

Colorado 5, LA Dodgers 4 When: 4:10 PM ET, Saturday, June 7, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 69° Umpires: Home – Alan Porter, 1B – Hal Gibson III, 2B – Dale Scott, 3B – Dan Iassogna Attendance: 40474 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 5, Dodgers 4 (10): Brandon Barnes delivered a walk-off RBI triple with two outs in the 10th inning as Colorado snapped its...
Via Mile High Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes caps inside-the-park home run with dugout pushups (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Most regular folks — crap most major league baseball players who aren’t known for being the epitome of physical fitness — likely would be able to pull off the remarkable feat Colorado Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes was able to do following his inside-the-park home run during Thursday’s game against […] The post Brandon Barnes caps...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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