The passage of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, led to a social media explosion, with notables such as Lady Gaga and Big Boi weighing in via Twitter. But lotsa lesser-knowns (plus more ringers) got their tweet on, too. We've collected our fifteen faves -- some serious, some wac ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>