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Ben Paulsen to Drop Puck at DU-UMD Game

The University of Denver announced today that Colorado Rockies first baseman Ben Paulsen will perform the ceremonial puck drop at tonight’s DU hockey game against Minnesota-Duluth. The announcement comes ahead of the Rockies’ annual fan event, Rockies Fest this weekend. Tonight’s ceremonial puck drop will be performed by @rockies 1B @Benjaminpaulsen!
Via BSN Denver
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 9 Ben Paulsen

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Colorado Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here) Player: Ben Paulsen Stats: 116 G, 354 PA, .277 AVG, .326 OBP, .462 SLG, 11...
Via BSN Denver
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: D-backs pitcher fails on quick pitch attempt

By Matt Birch There’s a reason why pitchers don’t often try to sneak in a quick fastball to throw hitters off balance, and Diamondbacks pitcher Rubby De La Rosa showed it to us in Tuesday night’s game against the Rockies. De La Rosa was facing Ben Paulsen and behind 1-0 in the count. He attempted to rectify that by throwing a quick pitch before Paulsen was ready. Home plate...
Via The Sports Daily
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaving accident forces Rockies' Ben Paulsen to ditch thick beard

If it weren't for the name on the back of his jersey, some people might have completely failed to recognize Colorado Rockies first baseman Ben Paulsen on Thursday. Paulsen, who is in his second season in the majors with the Rockies, has become known for his iconic facial hair, which took the form of a bushy mustache last year. This year, Paulsen has been sporting a full, robust beard...
Via FOX Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Paulsen gets redemption as Rockies get win

Harry Dunne would be proud of Ben Paulsen after Monday’s dramatic 8-7 Rockies walk-off win against the Rangers. “Just when I thought you couldn’t possibly be any dumber,” Harry would shout, just as he did to his friend Lloyd Christmas in “Dumb and Dumber,” “you go and do something like this… and totally redeem yourself!” Indeed, Paulsen was in need of redemption after a fifth-inning...
Via Mile High Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Ben Paulsen redeems himself with walk-off hit after costly gaffe (VIDEO)

Colorado Rockies first baseman Ben Paulsen experienced a range of emotions on Monday, ultimately ending with joyful relief. His night began with grief and regret. With one out in the fifth inning with runners on second and third, Paulsen scooped up a grounder, stepped on first base and began jogging toward the Rockies dugout. Paulsen's confusion on how many outs there were allowed...
Via FOX Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Paulsen’s Redemption: First baseman makes up for miscue with walk-off hit for Colorado Rockies

  Mental errors are unforgivable in baseball. However, they are quickly forgotten if the player who committed that error delivers in the bottom of the 9th inning with the game on the line. That is exactly what happened for Ben Paulsen. The first baseman stepped to the plate with one out in the 9th inning with the game tied. The Rockies had reached base in their first two at-bats...
Via BSN Denver
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Ben Paulsen makes top play of the day robbing HR

Rockies rookie Ben Paulsen has mostly been playing first base in Justin Morneau’s absence. However, he’s started in left field in each of the Rockies’ past three games. On Thursday, he made one of his best defensive plays at either position. In the bottom of the eighth inning he made a leaping catch over the left field wall to rob the Diamondbacks’ Chris Owings of a home run. Per...
Via FOX Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Ben Paulsen challenged to be 'on balance' by Glenallen Hill

Before Ben Paulsen was called up by the Rockies on May 19, the first baseman/outfielder received some advice from Triple A manager Glenallen Hill. According to, Paulsen said:"The last week I was down there in Triple A, he challenged me as a hitter to be on balance," Paulsen said. "Even if you're fooled, be on your legs. He challenged me, saying, 'I don't care if you're 0...
Via FOX Sports
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Paulsen leads Rox rally for split-squad sweep

First-base prospect Ben Paulsen's two-run triple completed a sixth-inning comeback that led to the Rockies' 5-3 victory over the D-backs at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Saturday night before 12,094.
March 12, 2011  |  Discuss

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