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Bold Second Half Predictions

Well folks, here we are again. The second half awaits, and we’re out of the playoff race. We don’t seem to be active in any sort of trade talks. We’re not willing to promote our young guys. Blah, blah, blah……same old song, an

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Revisiting Your Preseason Win Projection.

We’re 82 games into the season. The All-Star Break is just around the corner. It’s a perfect time for a preseason projection “check-in” for RWOers. I’ll be happy to go first. In early March, I threw out a 76-78 win prediction

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CALLED balls and strikes

Oft times I hear announcers claim that umpires are correct 94% of the time. I strongly disagree with the way statistics are being manipulated to achieve this result.to wit: Umpire “calls” can include such obvious calls as a put out in the outf

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NON-WAIVER TRADE DEADLINE 2015

The 2015 non-waiver trade deadline is July 31st, just over 5 weeks away. This “should” be a busy year for the Rox. So it seems like a good idea to have a place for trade news and notes as we move towards the deadline. The Braves and DBacks kic

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REBUILD THE ROX PART III – THE AMATEUR DRAFT

Since it appears that another wet and dreary weekend is on the way to the Mile High City, and we’re all tired of talking about losing, timing appears perfect for the next installment of “REBUILD THE ROX.” This episode is particular needs RWO partici

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REBUILD THE ROCKIES PART II – THE BALLPARK

In REBUILD THE ROCKIES, I outlined a methodology to rebuild the Rockies roster. The overarching objective is to make the team sustainably good. But one fire sale alone will not change the Rox culture of losing. The Rox need a holistic makeover. Time (and

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REBUILD THE ROCKIES!

SDCARP’s Rebuild Proposal (Something to Think About on a Rainy Night) Prior to embarking on the necessary tasks, some fundamental changes need to be made to the structure of the Rox front office / baseball operations. Some of these changes include; Comm

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