Yorvit Torrealba

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    October 15, 2009

    Rockies fans: Get ready to say goodbye to Yorvit Torrealba

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Kenny Be's Hip Tip: Colorado Frockies #8 Yorvit Torrealba

    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.... ​

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    June 15, 2009

    Denver Post puts right Rockies story up front

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Yorvit Torrealba kidnapping drama puts Rockies' woes in perspective

    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 >>

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    September 30, 2008

    The Post and the Rocky ask the same good question

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    Colorado Rockies Gagging, Choking, Failing

    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 >>

  • News

    March 13, 2008

    Hope for the Colorado Rockies Springs Eternal

    A What's So Funny special report from spring training in Tucson.

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    October 24, 2007

    The Rockies Make a Grand Entrance

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    The Denver Dailies Score a Double With Colorado Rockies Covers

    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 >>

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    October 11, 2007

    Colorado Rockies: A Team of Know Names

    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 >>