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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.

Bud Black Is Next Manager for Rockies

After a two-month long discussion among the RWO community led by managerial search expert sdcarp, the Rockies selected Bud Black as the next manager to guide the Rockies to the upper echelon of the NL West.  A lot of names were thrown around during the r

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Rox Slow Cards’ March to Wild Card

After JDLR ended his Rockies career on a bitter note Tuesday night, Colorado did not waste any time demolishing St. Louis 11-1.  For what it’s worth, the Rockies has not been officially been eliminated from the wild card birth yet. Today German Ma

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Rockies Labor to Put Away D-backs This Weekend

I was ready to write an inspiring thread after the game Wednesday night.  Then the bullcrap threw away a sweep over the hated Dodgers washing away the heroic turn around of Rockies baseball starting in Washington D.C.  The feel-great story of Stephen Ca

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Colorado Continues Losing to Bad Teams

The Rockies with the exception of Basedahl never brought their bats nor their patience yesterday to Miller Park.  Chettis put  four of the first five batters on base in the first inning due to horrible command (single on strike 2 middle middle pitch, o

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Riding Three Game Win Streak

Last night, the Chicago Cubs raced to a 5-1 lead after six innings.  The lone run up to that point was Basedahl’s solo shot to the opposite field leading off the game.  After that Colorado was unable to solve Kyle Hendricks over six innings.  The

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Dahl Ties MLB Record For Hit Streak to Begin Career

David Dahl wasted no time tying the MLB record for longest hit streak to begin career.  He singled in the first inning to take the spotlight off him and on the Colorado Rockies instead.  It extended his hit streak to 17 games.  A few facts that make hi

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Bullpen to Decide If Rox Go Dancing

Over the last five games against two very good teams, the bullpen trashed three of those five games.  If the front office had the foresight to make the bullpen strong, we are playing two or three games above .500 now and within a game of the wild card sp

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Fishing Weekend

Colorado came back down to earth last night with a 4-2 loss to Los Angeles.  It was the third time Kenta Maeda faced the Rockies and they still could not solve him.  The only good hit was David Dahl’s two-run shot in the fourth inning.  Chatty, o

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Nameless, Faceless Opponents

Since the ASB, the Rockies came up with a new team theme:  Each game is against a nameless and faceless opponent.  The latest game was a 12-2 romp over the Dodgers.  After Justin Turner spotted the Rockies a 2-0 lead with a two-run homer in the first i

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Rox Continue to Get Big in NL Rearview Mirrors

Is it time to put on the Purple Virtual Reality glasses and watch the Rockies baseball?  In the second inning, it looked like Chatty was going to be the next Tyler Matzek and restart the “Annual Slide Into Oblivion.”  After giving up the fir

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