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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.

2018-2019 Off Season

Colorado Rockies improved to 91 wins in 2018 against 87 wins in 2017.  This year was perceived as a disappointment even though the paper says they won 91 games and lost the NL West tie breaker in game 163.  Let’s dig in a little deeper as to why 9

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WC Clinched; NL West Next

Eight days ago, I wrote a post saying their season was over and listed several reasons it was all smokes and mirrors.  This was after the Dodgers laughed and toyed with the Rockies in the Chavez Ravine.  Ten games remained and we needed quite a bit of h

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Sliding Down Steep Slippery Slope

If we look at the lineup in the picture, we (except BB and the front office) know that this was the problem all year long.  It was masked behind outstanding rotation and solid back end of the bullpen (once Rox figured Shaw shouldn’t pitch in a high

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Roller Coastering

The RWOers are entertaining themselves in the Rockies Amusement Park where the main attraction is the Rotation & Bullpen Roller Coaster.  Another attraction in this park is the RISP Lumber Ride (RISP hitting) around the Colorado Lazy River.  There a

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Buckle Up!

Well, well, well here the Rockies go again for the second straight year contending for a postseason birth.  In 2017, they were way out front and faded almost out of the picture.  In 2018, they are doing it differently.  This time they are in a pack of

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Rockies Will Not Go Away

The Rockies are like gnats buzzing around the faces on a hot summer day.  After starting the month of August with a 2-7 record with Wade “Dumpster Fire” Davis doing most of the damage, the resilient Colorado team turned around their fortunes

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Rockies Back in Post Season Picture

It is only five days before we flip the calendar to August marking the beginning of the dog days and the end of the non-waiver trade deadline.  There are reasons for the Colorado Rockies to be optimistic about Rocktober after being mired in the June swoo

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“I’m Tired of Losing”

Colorado went on a brief California trip to AT&T Park and Dodger Stadium looking for inspiration.  That was when Nolan Arenado announced to the world that he’s tired of coming to the ball park after so many heart-breaking losses.  The antennas

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DISGUSTING

The title of this article says it all.  I plan to keep this short until the front office makes some seismic changes.  There were two roster moves that may help the club incrementally.  Otto was activated from the DL and Tom Murphy has long at last join

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Thanks a Lot, You’re Dunn

The bullpen woes came to a head when the Rockies lost to the Reds 7-5 yesterday (Thursday) in 13 innings.  Colorado had a 5-2 lead after seven complete innings.  Tyler Anderson went seven innings giving up just two runs before handing the ball to the du

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