Denver blog posts really mean it. Purple Row's Jay Tymkovich thinks the Rockies' series win over the San Francisco Giants makes a statement. Colorado Pols thinks the lack of viable Republican candidates to challenge Governor John Hickenlooper or Senator Mark Udall means the GOP has no bench. Denv ... More >>
Fashion may move in waves of in and out, but true style is forever. This week we spotted Julian Muhammad, co-owner of a clothing store, on the D-Line Lite Rail. Continue reading to learn what baseball team influenced his kicks, his style mantra, and which group of Hollywood actors inspire his person ... More >>
Carlos Gonzalez.If the Rockies start hitting like a real Rockies team and play like so many expected them to, last night's win over the Giants will be viewed as a turning point. If the Rockies continue to roll out a lineup full of players hitting in the .200s, the victory will be an aberratio ... More >>
Carlos Gonzalez. The Rockies came into their three game series against the San Francisco Giants with the best record in the league. And then the defending World Series Champions performed the baseball equivalent of telling the Rocks, "We don't give a shit."
When Tim Lincecum isn't on the mound, the Colorado Rockies are among the very best teams in baseball. But in response to a Kyle Garratt post about the Rockies series against the San Francisco Giants, one reader had a gripe. Not about one of the players, mind you. About the mascot.
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 >>
Does your head look bigger?Dear Barry Bonds, The prosecution is set to wrap today its case against you for four counts of false testimony and one count of obstructing justice on account of you gave false testimony to a grand jury in 2003 about taking performance enhancing drugs during your ... More >>
Hu-mi-dor, noun: 1) A case or enclosure (as for storing cigars) in which the air is kept properly humidified. 2) A catalyst for baseball conspiracy theorists, primarily those in NL West, who can't handle Denver's dry air.
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 >>
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 >>
Ubaldo Jiminez wasn't wearing this smile last night.So much for psychology. The Rockies were crushed 9-1 by the San Francisco Giants on Monday to begin an important three-game series -- and I hoped the size and scope of the humiliation, coupled with the return of ace pitcher Ubaldo Jiminez to ... More >>
Tim Lincecum.Our blog previewing yesterday's Colorado Rockies series against the San Francisco Giants was headlined "Rockies Mission: Solve Tim Lincecum." But that mission proved impossible. Lincecum, who'd squelched the Rocks the last time he'd faced them, repeated the feat, turning Colorado ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.In an August 24 blog, I noted that commentators had been hyping the Colorado Rockies' homestand against the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers as the most important in team history. I questioned that hyperbole at the time, and given that this particular stretch sp ... More >>
Troy Tulowitzki in a shot from the FSN Insider website.It's happening again. Just as in 2007, when the Colorado Rockies' World Series run coaxed people who would usually rather shave their body with a rotary lawnmower than watch a baseball game to plant themselves in front of their set, viewe ... 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 >>
Aaron ThackerayThis could be you tonight. For better or worse. Baseball season is long and dense, epically so, the Infinite Jest of sporting seasons. So you can't be blamed for jumping in and out, especially in a place where there is so much else to do, and especially when your team plays like ... More >>
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Keep your eye on the ball.
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