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Rockies Roster Becoming More Clear

It should be the final off season post before Opening Day on April 3rd in Milwaukee.  The roster crunch time is two weeks from now.  Injuries, thanks to BobinWV, has been a factor in the competition to determine who gets on the plane to Milwaukee.  The

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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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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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DOWNERS + UPPERS

SUMMER, SEASON WINDING DOWN; CARDS ON AT COORS; 4 IN LA ON WEEKEND A week ago the Colorado Rockies had a bit of bounce in their step.  Coming off a winning week and a 3-2 10th inning victory over the San Diego Padres on a solo Mark Reynolds home run, Col

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