On next year's card, Yorvit Torrealba could be wearing another uniform -- damn it.Yorvit Torrealba was definitely among the best performers during the Rockies' all-too-brief 2009 playoff run, hitting well (e.g., that home run in game two) and playing consistent defense. So, of course, the tea ... More >>
A baseball card collection that features Colorado's boys of summer (dresses) in the fashions of Denver designers. An underrated backup catcher like Yorvit Torrealba rocks the bold-striped finish of this strapless cocktail dress by Jose Clark....
The John Leyba photo of Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba that accompanied today's front-page story in the Denver Post. This morning's Denver Post features a Colorado Rockies story on page one -- but it's not about the team's eleventh straight victory, which tied a franchise record. Rather, it conce ... More >>
Yorvit Torrealba as he appeared on the cover of the October 15, 2007 Rocky Mountain News, during much happier times. The kidnapping and subsequent safe return in Venezuela of Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba's eleven-year-old son and brother-in-law certainly makes matters like the firing of manager ... More >>
The September 30 headlines for the Rocky and the Post. Whenever the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News make similar editorial decisions -- like the day last year that both papers ran nearly identical photos of Colorado Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba -- readers who don't quite understand the ... More >>
After the absolutely astonishing twists of fate that propelled the long-suffering Colorado Rockies into the 2007 World Series, I was filled with optimism that carried over into this season. But as the losses mounted and hints of the old ineptitude kept cropping up, I found myself musing about if and ... More >>
A What's So Funny special report from spring training in Tucson.
As promised in this week's Beatdown, the following is a breakdown of entrance music for many of your favorite Rockies players. The songs are reportedly chosen by the players themselves, and while some of the selections make total sense (Todd Helton and Josh Fogg's picks are no-brainers), others are ... More >>
More than half a decade since the business operations of the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post merged as part of a joint-operating agreement, plenty of folks still haven't quite grasped that the papers' editorial departments remain separate and independent -- and covers like the ones found on ... More >>
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 >>