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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 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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Rockies Muscle Past Dodgers, 10-9

It was a typical spring training game where the Rockies had beaten up the Dodgers’ regulars 8-2 over the first seven innings.  Then the Rox pitching staff let the scrubs of the Dodgers rally to make the game close with Colorado prevailing 10-9. 

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Colorado Bows to Milwaukee, 9-4

Colorado did not exactly show up today taking a 9-4 loss to the Brew Crew.  Chad Bettis and Kyle Freeland pitched the first four innings and they were impressive except for the solo shot given up by Bettis.  Then Jason Motte comes in the fifth inning an

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Rockies Lose to Mariners, 4-3

It was more of a pitching duel than a slugfest when the Rockies allowed the Mariners to score the go ahead run in the ninth.  Jon Gray was dominant except for one pitch which was a solo shot by Mike Zunino in two innings of work.  Then Yency Almonte and

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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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NEW FENCE

How many home runs have been lost to the rightfield fence at the bullpen? I think Story has had 3 taken away.  Nolan 1 today that would have tied the game.  A couple of others.  Does anybody have the total? And, how do we feel about the fence now?  W

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