The best reason to have Jamie Moyer in the Colorado Rockies clubhouse is that he's a good pitcher with the team's best earned-run average. The second best reason is that it means the Rockies hitters don't have to face him. The subject of this week's cover story, "For 49-year-old pitcher Jamie Moyer, ... More >>
Yeah, the Colorado Rockies don't have an "elite starting pitcher." They don't have a "guy who has played third base in the majors before." They don't have a "reliable fourth outfielder." You know what the Rockies do have? A bunch of old guys! Also, they have some youngins' they're relying on and two ... More >>
Sky SoxJacobs.So far, the most notable moment of the Rockies season was when management traded Ubaldo Jimenez, the best pitcher in team history. And now we have another notable -- but not positive event -- with which to mark the season: Mike Jacobs, first baseman for the Rockies' Triple-A te ... More >>
Like all modern TV stations, 9News is extremely dependent on up-to-date technology. What to do if it fails? That's what happened during the 10 p.m. newscast on Monday night, when the crew was forced to move from a 21st century broadcasting approach to one more akin to the early days of telev ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.We cheered when the Colorado Rockies re-signed Tulo and Cargo to huge deals before the season; we were patient as the two stars struggled... and struggled... and struggled some more; we kept our chins up as manager Jim Tracy reshuffled the lineup more times than Dexter Fowler h ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.For the fan base, this Rockies team has to be annoying on almost all fronts. Given pre-season expectations, they are probably the most disappointing team in baseball. Their stars are obnoxiously average and injured. And the only trade of note the team is likely to make before t ... More >>
Carlos Gonzalez.Congratulations to the Colorado Rockies. Last night's excessively exasperating 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers assured the Rockies of baseball's worst record in May. For the month, they sit at 8-20.
Jason Giambi.At Giants slugger Barry Bonds' perjury trial yesterday, the Colorado Rockies' Jason Giambi testified about a long history of steroid use and his interactions with Bonds' trainer, Greg Anderson. And outside? As seen in the video below, he signed autographs. Yes, the scene smacked ... More >>
Miguel Tejada.Who's to blame for the Colorado Rockies snapping their ten-game winning streak with a 6-4 loss to the San Diego Padres at home last night? The starting pitcher, who gave up a two-run shot to Miguel Tejada before many fans had found their seats? The bullpen, which allowed the Pad ... More >>
Jason Giambi.Get your Denver blog posts here. Purple Row's Andrew T. Fisher looks at the three team NL West race on the cusp of a huge Rockies series against the Padres. WhoSaidYouSaid features a video from a weekend Tea Party rally in which D.C. politicos are told to slow down -- conservat ... More >>
Troy Tulowitzki = much cooler than me.I had the fortune of attending the Rockies game on Sunday, and couldn't help but notice something that I found odd: When Troy Tulowitzki, the Rockies' studly shortstop, strolled to the plate in the bottom of the first inning, he did it to the poppy sound ... More >>
Cock-a-doodle-do!I confess: I really wasn't sure why the Colorado Rockies went to the trouble of picking Jason Giambi off the discard pile last month. But now I know -- the lucky thong. The lucky gold thong, that is, which Giambi lets teammates wear to help them break out of a slump -- and h ... More >>
Ryan Spliborghs.This morning on ESPN Radio, Jason Smith noted that only one walk-off grand slam in Major League Baseball history had taken place in a later inning than Ryan Spilborghs' 14th inning shocker that lifted the Colorado Rockies to an unlikely win over the San Francisco Giants last n ... More >>
Tulo.Local sports yakkers have been hyping the Colorado Rockies' current homestand as the most important in the history of the franchise, which strikes me as an example of enthusiasm trumping short-term memory. Seems to me there were some pretty key series at Coors Field during the run-up to ... More >>
The Broncos' surprise draft pick is straight out of the mechanic's manual.
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