Aaron Cook

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Colorado Rockies 2011 review: Five keys to the season, and how they led to suckage

    Troy Tulowitzki.​Examining the Rockies' season is a lot like an autopsy. Something has gone horribly wrong and now it's time to figure out why. At the beginning of the season the Rockies had very legitimate aspirations of winning their first National League West division title, if not more. Th ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Ubaldo Jimenez trade: Swapping him for four guys you've never heard of was probably smart

    Ubaldo Jimenez.​Watching Ubaldo Jimenez in the first half of last season was like nothing Rockies fans have ever experienced. The franchise has never had an elite ace the rest of the league was jealous of, and Jimenez was historically great to start last season. But everything that has happene ... More >>

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    July 13, 2011

    Colorado Rockies midseason report: A second half full of ifs

    Troy Tulowitzki.​Major League Baseball has a very Little League-ish rule mandating that every team must have one participant in the All-Star game. You can always tell which are the bad teams, because their All Star will be batting about .270. Troy Tulowitzki and his .268 batting average were ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Colorado Rockies: If they want to prove they're baseball's best, they've got to school the Giants

    Troy Tulowitzki.​Just to provide a little perspective on the Rockies having the best record in baseball: Their opponents are a combined 25-36 this year. But they've set a 12-3 mark without any meaningful contribution from ace Ubaldo Jimenez and even less from veteran pitcher Aaron Cook. Fresh ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Colorado Rockies: Top five storylines heading into the season

    Troy Tulowitzki.​The Rockies are the best team in baseball. As of this writing they're a half game ahead of the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants. We're not sure what all the talk of grapefruit and cactus is about or why the good players keep leaving after half a game, but ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Don't worry, Rockies fans: It was just a Wacky Wednesday

    ​Most commentators discussing the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-1 dismantling of the Colorado Rockies yesterday came to the conclusion that the P-men simply outclass the Rocks on every level -- an easy conclusion to draw if you suffered through the last five innings. But amid the destruction, there ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    How the Rockies can beat the Phillies: Sit Franklin Morales

    Franklin Morales.​Today's Denver Post quotes relief pitcher Franklin Morales as saying he's "ready" for the Philadelphia Phillies -- and the use of quotes in the headline suggests some appropriate editorializing on the part of the Post sports staff. On Saturday night, Morales was horrendous wh ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Are the Rockies too pleased by All-Star recognition?

    Brad Hawpe. Sure, it's great that both Brad Hawpe and Jason Marquis made the All-Star team as representatives of the Colorado Rockies. Moreover, an argument can be made that both Aaron Cook and Huston Street deserved to receive nods as well -- a testament to the improvement the squad's made since i ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Rockies can become contenders, not pretenders, in Dodgers series

    Aaron Cook. Fears that the Colorado Rockies might turn their win streak upside down after losing for the first time in twelve games to the Tampa Bay Rays on June 16 proved unfounded in a major (league) way. The next day, the team began a stretch of fourteen games in fifteen days, with nine of those ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Colorado Rockies: The season starts over today

    Back on June 12, I wrote that I wouldn't be able to look at the Colorado Rockies' glass as half full until they reached the .500 mark. To the delight of Rockies' fans everywhere, that happened yesterday, thanks to a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. This outcome was doubly important, because it ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Kenny Be's Hip Tip: Colorado Frockies #28 Aaron Cook

    What do you get when you cross(dress) the Colorado Rockies in the latest creations of Denver fashion designers? A series of baseball cards for the Colorado Frockies: The boys of summer dresses. #28 Aaron Cook wears a Deb Henriksen....

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    July 7, 2008

    Colorado Rockies' Anemic All-Star Achievement

    When I first heard that the Colorado Rockies landed just two players, Matt Holliday and Aaron Cook, on the 2008 All-Star Team, I guessed that this total had to be an historic low for a team that won the pennant the previous year -- but I was wrong. In 2005, the Chicago White Sox and the Houston Astr ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 2008

    Hope for the Colorado Rockies Springs Eternal

    A What's So Funny special report from spring training in Tucson.

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    July 15, 2004

    Call to Arms

    Sky Sox pitching guru Bob McClure tackles mission impossible.

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    August 14, 2003

    The Waiting Game

    For the Rockies, August can be the cruelest month.

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    March 6, 2003

    Thin Air, Thin Hope

    The secret Rockies formula: Prepare to meet thy doom.