Phillies welcome the Colorado Rockies for a weekend in South Philly

Charlie Blackmon is developing into a Phillies-killer with Colorado The Philadelphia Phillies (24-19) are coming off just their third series loss of the season after dropping the final three games of a four-game set to the visiting Milwaukee Brewers this week. One of those series defeats came at the hands of the Colorado Rockies (20-22), … Continue reading Phillies welcome the Colorado Rockies for a weekend in South Philly

Why the Diamondbacks / Rockies will win the NL Wildcard game

NL West rivals will meet in the NL Wildcard GameThe New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins by an 8-4 final score in Tuesday night's AL Wildcard Game.I called it 7-4, Yankees, in yesterday's AL Wildcard preview and prediction piece. Now it's time to take a look at the National League matchup.Wednesday night will find … Continue reading Why the Diamondbacks / Rockies will win the NL Wildcard game

Rockies draw close enough to earn their own ‘Magic Number’

Pat Valaika hustles one of his two key hits in Rox victoryThe Colorado Rockies defeated the host San Diego Padres on Sunday by an 8-4 score at Petco Park. In so doing, the Rockies lowered their 'Magic Number' to just six in order to clinch the second NL Wildcard playoff berth.Colorado sits with an 84-72 … Continue reading Rockies draw close enough to earn their own ‘Magic Number’

Surprising Mark Reynolds helps Colorado Rockies to surprising start

At the start of the 2017 season in Major League Baseball, the Colorado Rockies were not considered a favorite in the NL West Division.Most prognosticators had the four-time defending division champion Los Angeles Dodgers as the favorites once again. If someone was going to dethrone LA, it was likely to be their arch-rivals, the San Francisco … Continue reading Surprising Mark Reynolds helps Colorado Rockies to surprising start

Rockies may be ready to move CarGo

In November of 2008, the Colorado Rockies sent their all-star left fielder Matt Holliday to the Oakland A’s.In exchange, the Rox received emerging closer Huston Street, young starting pitcher Greg Smith, and a 22-year old outfielder named Carlos Gonzalez.Smith was a non-factor, making only eight appearances with the Rockies in 2010. Street lasted three strong seasons as the closer in Denver, helping … Continue reading Rockies may be ready to move CarGo