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Chatwood In, Helton Out on Verge of Being Swept

The Rockies will finish the three game series against the Braves today at Coors before heading to Arizona to start a seven game road trip. Playing the Braves has been the wake-up call many were saying was on the horizon.  The Rockies looked out manned, o

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Sunday Squad Make it Five Straight

While nobody can argue the 5-1 Rockies have played stellar teams to open the season, with both the Brewers and Padres sporting the antithesis of the Rox record, it can’t be denied that they are playing stellar baseball top to bottom so far in 2013 (

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Season Opener Full of Promise, Loss

The Rockies came into the 2013 season ready to show the world that they could compete. With all of the conjecture over the past few weeks, especially owner Dick Monfort’s praise of the offense as well as the bullpen before the season began, one woul

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Weiss: Chacin Opening Day Starter

Walt Weiss announced his starting pitchers for both opening days today. He has made Jhoulys Chacin his Opening Day pitcher against the Brewers, and Jeff Francis his Home Opener against the Padres. Colorado’s season officially opens in Milwaukee, wit

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So Far, Not Bad

You hear it over and over throughout Spring Training, “These games don’t matter. The score doesn’t matter. It doesn’t count.” But to look beyond the box score and the players lines would be counter to what true fans are wired

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Pitchers Report With Big Questions

Colorado Rockies pitchers and catchers reported for duty this weekend, but until they clear their physical on Monday they are busy shooting commercials for the upcoming season. If it isn’t too late to submit a suggestion, perhaps the team could shoo

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Injuries, Options and “New Alanna”

PITCHING INJURIES At least it is happening in Spring Training and not in the middle of the season, as was the case last year.  Several members of the starting pitching staff and hopefuls are showing injuries, some holding them back from their next start.

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Rockies Trivia Tidbits

The baseball movie MONEYBALL got shut-out at the Oscars recently. Last year, the Rockies were shut out 8 times; 5 times by teams in the NL West. Colorado shut out an opponent 7 times. In those 7 wins, the starting pitcher went the distance twice. UBALDO J

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Millwood, Francis and Lidge

Word this morning is that the Rockies were trying to pick up Millwood last month, by offering him $1 million with another $1 million in incentives, but he wanted something closer to $3 million.  Not sure if Millwood saw the Slowey contract before or afte

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