Author Archives: rockymountainhigh

Hometown - Champaign, IL College - Northern Illinois University, 1988 Sports Editor for my high school newspaper. Travels frequently - I can be found anywhere in the world.

Magic Number Is Two

After a nervous week where most of us were on the edge of the seats pressing our noses to the screen, the playoff picture has come into focus for the Blake Street men.  With the loss to the Cubs Thursday night, the Cardinals are officially eliminated fro

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Dance or Choke

Take a moment to read Jonathon Lucroy’s comment in the photo.  So far it has been all talk and little walk.  I’ll let another RWO friend give me the OPS+ stat for team offense in baseball.  I believe Colorado is ranked in the bottom five in

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Rocktober Hunt

Everybody except the players who perform at high altitude were ready to write off the Rockies’ season entering the eight-game road wringer at Los Angeles and Arizona.  Lo and behold, Colorado reminded everyone that they are still seeking a date for

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Stumbling on Offense

Colorado wanted to push the reset button when they returned home from a five-game trip through Cleveland and Miami.  They couldn’t push this button hard enough.  Monday night was an emotional night as Chettis returned from his cancer treatment to

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Rox Roll Into Miami

After a gut wrenching walk off by Cleveland with four runs off Greg Holland Tuesday night, Colorado scratched and clawed their way to a comeback victory Wednesday morning, 3-2.  It was the second straight blown save by Holland after blowing one against P

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Hanging on to WC

sdcarp and company have been banging the drums loud and clear that Chatty should stay in the bullpen.  Wednesday night’s game showed why Chatty should be in the bullpen.  He cruised through the first three innings while being staked to a comfortab

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Offense Comes Alive

It is just a four game streak, but everything came together on Sunday.  First, I arrived home from my vacation in the Austrian Alps on Sunday.  Second, Bob in WV opened the door to offensive offense discussion on Sunday in which the softball was served

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Walk Off x 2

After a disappointing start to the week with three consecutive losses, they finished the week with five straight wins including a couple of walk offs.  Jordan Lyles gave up the go-ahead 2-run shot after Colorado rallied to tie the game at four in the fin

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Rockies Salvage 4-3 Road Trip

Colorado played clean baseball Rockies’ way in a 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh.  They ended the trip east to Chicago and Pittsburgh with a 4-3 road record.  The win also snapped a three-game losing streak.  All top three teams in the NL West have y

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7 Game Trip After 2-Game Sweep at Coors

Colorado outscored Cleveland 19-4 to sweep the two-game home stand.  They won by a score of 11-3 and 8-1.  All of Cleveland’s runs came via the long ball.  The Rockies improved to a 7-year high 15 games above .500.  The last time they were 15 ga

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