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Hot Stove Season Ends

The hot stove season has officially ended except for transactions during spring training.  I purchased both the 2017 Bill James Handbook of Baseball and Baseball Prospectus 2017 books.  There was some good information in both of these books that can hel

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Rox Caravan Ends at Coors Field

I went to the Q & A session hosted by the Rockies at Coors Field.  I came away with higher expectations of the team and impressive answers to some excellent questions.  I will paraphrase the various things said at the session and then follow that wi

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2017 Is Here!

This is volume II of the Hot Stove thread started by sdcarp.  A review of what has happened so far: Bud Black hired as new manager; coaching staff named. Ian Desmond biggest signing so far and supposedly will play first base. CarGo and Chuck_Nazty has be

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ROX HOT STOVE 2017 – VOLUME I

Ladies and Gentlemen – welcome to the most significant, relevant, and hence exciting Hot Stove season for the Rox in recent memory. Let’s do a quick review: 1. Were coming off a “successful” (based on realistic expectations) season

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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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NO RELIEF

ROX FIZZLE, FINISH 75-87; LEMAHIEU IS BATTING CHAMP, WEISS STEPS ASIDE The Colorado Rockies had a 3-2 lead when word came down from Washington DC that Nationals infielder Daniel Murphy had pinch-hit in the bottom of the 5th, flied to right, and left the g

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NOT SPOILERS

ROX LAY DOWN TO CARDS, DODGERS; CLOSE OUT WITH 3 IN SAN FRAN, 3 AT HOME WITH BREWERS The Los Angeles Dodgers gave legendary play-by-play man Vin Scully a high-grade send-off for the final broadcast of his Hall-of-Fame career Sunday afternoon, sweeping the

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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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WHY DOES MLB NETWORK HATE THE ROCKIES

Okay, the Rockies are not a playoff team. They are an interesting team. With a group of players who are among the best at their position at 3B, 2B, CF, and RF (and arguably SS). But they just don’t matter to MLB Network and MLB.com (again this does

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