The Colorado Rockies may have lost to the San Diego Padres 7-5 last night. But one fan who attended the game definitely left feeling like a winner, even if he got a little wet in the process. The Rockies' Dexter Fowler hit a foul ball, and the damn thing landed smack dab in the guy's beer cup -- af ... More >>
Despite the incessant weather changes, summer is officially on its way. And with those warm days come hot dogs, cheap seats and sunscreen while watching America's favorite past time. Show and Tell can help you out with that: We've got two tickets to give away to the Rockies' game against the San Die ... More >>
Assuming Jamie Moyer doesn't pitch in a playoff game (not likely) or break his hip while covering first base (somewhat likely), last night will be his signature moment this season. By pitching seven innings and allowing only two unearned runs in the Rockies' 5-3 win over San Diego, he became, at 49 ... More >>
News that Sports Authority is hoping to relieve Invesco of the naming rights to the Broncos stadium -- thus making the stadium's name even more of a mouthful: Sports Authority Field at Mile High -- is likely to rile fans who think the name is ridiculous enough already. But Denver isn't alone ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.If mediocrity was a woman, she would have a restraining order on the current Rockies team. The only thing notable about this team is that Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are both battling nagging injuries. So why not look back on the good times? On the twentieth anniversar ... 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 >>
You'll find plenty of veggie options inside those doors.Most vegetarians remember the days when attending a ball game meant subsisting on popcorn and peanuts -- not bad as snacks go, but let's be honest: Peanuts are no substitute for a ballpark dog. Since 2002, People for the Ethical Treatmen ... More >>
Welcome back baseball! The Colorado Rockies play their home opener today at 2:10 p.m. against the San Diego Padres, followed by games on Saturday and Sunday, and you'll need some good beer to go with your baseball. Here are some of our favorite places to drink up:
Tim Lincecum, in a screen capture from his last start against the Rockies.Last Thursday, we talked about the impending trio of games between your Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres, and the importance of the Rocks winning at least two of the three games going into a key series in San F ... More >>
Another weekend, another roundup of wonderful, meaningful and/or just-plain-fun things to do. But let's begin with an important one. Friends, family and peers in the arts community will all come together to remember and pay tribute to Shadow Theatre Company founder Jeffrey Nickelson, who sadl ... More >>
The Padres' Adrian Gonzalez.Watching the Rockies' 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds last night wasn't as suspenseful as anticipated given the circumstances; the Reds had taken the lead late, only to surrender it to Seth Smith, who singled with the bases loaded in the ninth. After all, the ... More >>
Ian Stewart.The Colorado Rockies' 4-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds yesterday, thanks to a timely solo shot by Ian Stewart, means the club has won five of the first six games during its ongoing homestand, thereby taking advantage of their extremely favorable September schedule's first p ... More >>
Wish I hadn't seen it coming, but I did. In a Friday blog, I wrote that there was a very real prospect of the Colorado Rockies getting swept by the San Francisco Giants following their two consecutive Coors Field losses against the Los Angeles Dodgers. And so it came to pass, with the Rockies falli ... More >>
Where will Juan Pierre be listed? Thanks to the Colorado Rockies' decision to send Matt Holliday to the Oakland A's for three players who don't appear to equal the sum of his parts (see "Matt Holliday and the Rockies' Case of Premature Ejaculation" for details), fans will soon have to suffer throu ... More >>
How did KOA Morning News host Steffan Tubbs attempt to rationalize the latest ignominious loss by the Colorado Rockies -- the lowly San Diego Padres beat them 15-8 thanks to a seven-run outburst in the ninth -- shortly after 5 a.m. on July 1? By spinning a golden oldie. The good news, he said, was t ... More >>
Nothing emphasizes the benefits of newspaper websites over physical newspapers more than a late sporting event -- and few games are as tardy as the most recent contest between the Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres. The game started on April 17 but didn't end until almost half past 1 a.m. Mou ... More >>
A What's So Funny special report from spring training in Tucson.
Brewing up a storm over mascots.
The Colorado Rockies are the Clint Eastwood of the MLB playoffs: The team with no names. Sure, most fans and analysts are at least somewhat familiar with first baseman Todd Helton and left fielder (should-be) NL MVP Matt Holliday. But as Tony Kornheiser and countless other commentators have griped, ... More >>
A May 21 blog seen in this space was headlined "The Colorado Rockies Lead the League -- In Sucking," and at the time, this assertion was inarguably true. The team, which has been down for years, appeared to be bound for subterranean depths even this notoriously mediocre franchise had never visited b ... More >>
After a dozen years, your Colorado Rockies still face a rocky road. Play bawl!
Funny Cide, the people's choice, embodies every railbird's dream.
Baseball's extraordinary season was staged by a mix of good and bad guys.
Hark, good sirs, to a modest request aimed at further refining the honorable pastime of base ball.
Gwynn and Ripken retire, taking Loyalty and Brilliance with them.