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.

Nolan Freed From Suspension

When Luis Perdomo threw the baseball behind Nolan, it touched off a basebrawl that the Rockies, who were stuck in quick sand, got their fire raging across the mountainous region.  The Rockies have been 6-2 since the tussle, including the game basebrawl t

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Rox Convert Me Into Debbie Downer

I apologize if I am behaving like Debbie Downer today.  I went to see the tarot card lady.  She revealed that the Rockies are going to lose 9-3 today in the Wednesday matinee.  That gives Colorado a 1-5 opening home stand against Atlanta and San Diego

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Rox End Road Trip at 4-3

The bar was set high with the expectations by the regional fans that they would contend for the NL West title when Colorado’s season opened in Arizona a week ago.  DJLM started the season’s first inning with a solo blast.  Suddenly somebody

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Spring Training Notes

I went to the Brewers game on Saturday and Angels game on Sunday.  Here are my observations in no particular order. I think Garrett Hampson is the dark horse candidate to make the team as the super utility with Patty Barrels and Sean O’Malley out o

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Rockies Prepare for 2018 Run

It was the coolest stove season in MLB history.  Jeff Bridich knew what he wanted to do and completed his most important tasks of the off season.  It was warmer than usual stove season by the Rockies’ standard.  They almost immediately snatched C

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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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