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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.

Colorado Returns To Coors Field vs. SF 5/27

Colorado used a dominating start from Jon Gray to finish the 3-6 trip on a good note.  It was critical after enduring a three-day dead meat period (Lyles, JDLR, rain).  Tyler Chatwood begins the homestand against Matt Cain and his Giant friends.  The n

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Final Game of Long Road Trip

There was nothing to watch yesterday for the third time in as many days.  The Rockies were trounced by Bosox 10-3 with Chad Bettis giving up the early runs and Chad Qualls giving up three in the eighth.  Before the game, Jason Motte was activated and Bo

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Can Colorado Solve Steven Wright?

There was nothing to see in yesterday’s game as JDLR gave up seven runs in 3.1 innings.  If there was anything to see, it was Eddie Butler who was pulled from the rotation to do a long relief stint.  He pitched 2.2 innings of one-hit ball and no r

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Rockies at Pirates – Game 2 5/21/2016

The Rockies took a 2-1 loss yesterday making the current trip record 1-3.  They had 12 hits, struck out only once, and walked a couple of times but they managed only one run on NoDo’s solo blast off Gerrit Cole. WW announced that our long time Coo

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Rockies @ Pirates Game 1 5/20/2016

Colorado got their offense going against a very good pitcher in Michael Wacha yesterday, but the pitching was non-existent in a 13-7 loss to St. Louis.  Tonight they go against another ace in Gerritt Cole at Pittsburgh.  Eddie Butler toes the rubber ton

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Rockies @ Cardinals 5/19/2016

We are going to try a new news format starting tonight.  I will write a brief pre-game post with the photo.  I’m going to junk the lineup photo and use a photo related to the Rockies or opponent.  Then we can comment on today’s game here an

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TOOTBLAN’ed

Charlie Blackmon set the tone the wrong way tonight in a 2-0 loss.  He led off the game against Adam Wainwright with a triple.  Trevor Story, the next batter, hit a hard grounder right at the third baseman.  For whatever reason, Blackman ran home and w

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Game 2 at Cardinals 5/18/2016

The impressive performances as of late from Colorado’s starting pitchers on the road has the weakest link (Chris Rusin) going tonight against Adam Wainwright.  Let’s hope Wainwright continues his slump until after the Rox get out of town.  T

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Rockies RaBURN Mets, 4-3

It was the type of game played today that the baseball purists love to watch.  New York had a record of 19-3 when they score first entering the weekend series.  They scored first on Friday night and still lost.  They scored first again today on a Orlan

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