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RMH’s Book on How to Play at Altitude

While we wait for the Rockies to make additional moves and the cold stove is cool, I figure I better show the upper management of the Rockies how to win at altitude.  Here is my brief summary:  All outfielders must have a lot of range and run the most e

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Here Goes Something

This is no time for celebration This is no time for shaking hands This is no time for back slapping This is no time for marching bands This is no time for phony rhetoric This is no time for political speech This is the time for action Because the future&#

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CONVENTIONAL REBUILD – REVISITED

Let’s first quickly revisit the REBUILD THE ROX theory first presented in early May. Here were the fundamental guidelines presented at the time: 1. Commit to scouting. Poach the best scouts from other Clubs. If we’re rebuilding, we need elite evaluato

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Rox Seek to KO Giants 9/6/2015

Here’s the lineup for today.  Hopefully, the offense can find a way to beat MadBum.  With Yohan Flande starting on the bump, it looks like a total mismatch.  Nolan Arenado seeks to hit a home run for the seventh game in a row against MadBum no le

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How About We Try This?

This is, without question, my (and by extension the RWO philosophy) what the Rockies should do NEXT year when we begin the inevitable fade after starting April and the beginning of May with a mostly positive start. This, of course, doesn’t work

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MLB Blackouts May Ease

We love to hate the blackout policy imposed by MLB.  EdtheUmp is blacked out from the Rockies’ game even though it is in Arizona local TV market.  I was in Moline, IL earlier this month and since the Rockies were playing the Cardinals I got blacke

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Scenes From A Monfort Restaurant

A bottle of white, a bottle of red Perhaps a bottle of Coors Light instead We’ll get a table near the field In our usual last place You and I, face to face. A bottle of red, a bottle of white It all depends upon your line of sight I’ll meet yo

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Rockies Prospects Thread

1.  Brendan Rodgers                11.  Trevor Story                 21.  Kyle Parker 2.  Jon Gray                              12.  Tom Murphy                22.  David Hill 3. […]

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Reading the Front Office Tea Leaves

I’ve written several articles this summer outlining things I would do to turn the Rox around. The goal of my ideas has always been to field a consistent contender and win a World Series. But of course that’s just all wishful thinking. Now̷

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Trade Deadline Day

Today is the big day. The non-waiver trade deadline. 4PM ET. Let’s post our final trade thoughts here. Will Cargo be dealt? (he should) Will Blackmon be dealt? (he should) We know Wilin and Axford have no trade value. Stubbs and Descalso have no tra

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