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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.

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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Eighth Inning Death Knell For Cardinals

Memorial Day 2017 is arguably the most memorable day in franchise history.  Who is this team with a 33-19 record and sits atop the wild NL West standings.  Introducing….drum roll….the Colorado Rockies!  They won yet another series taking tw

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Rockies Go 7-3 on Longest Road Trip of Season

Colorado concluded their ten-game journey Thursday afternoon, losing 2-1 in 11 innings in the City of Brotherly Love.  They went 7-3 while winning all three series in Minnesota, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia.  The season series record improved to 11-2-

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Series Win on Leg One of Long Trip

The Colorado Rockies take the series win on the first leg of the three-city road trip.  They won the first game Tuesday before postponing the game Wednesday night making it a day-night doubleheader Thursday.  They won the day game before getting shut ou

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Final Four vs. Dodgers in Litmus Test

Colorado took two out of three in each series against Arizona and Chicago.  The record on the current home stand is at 4-2.  Last week I mentioned that the target is a 6-4 home stand with two series win and a split against the Dodgers.  So far so good.

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Upcoming Litmus Paper Test

Colorado Rockies return home for a tough 10-game home stand after a 4-2 quick trip to the Southwest.  After winning the series 2-1 in the desert, they traveled to the Gaslight Lamp district to narrowly escape the Friars with a 2-1 series win to end a 4-2

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Rox Cool Off vs. Nationals

After a promising start to the four-game series against Washington with a 8-4 victory, Colorado skidded to a three-game losing streak.  The Nationals were red-hot coming into Coors Field and they treated Coors as gasoline added to their flaming bats.  T

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Rockies – NL West Leaders

After winning three of four games at AT&T Park, Colorado managed to split a two-game series in the Chavez Ravine against the Dodgers.  That completed a six-game jaunt through California with a 4-2 record.  The season road record stands at 7-3 while

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