Joe West made his big-league umpiring debut in September of 1976, and more than 40 years later he is still going strong, having reached the milestone of 5,000 regular-season games umpired on Tuesday night at Coors Field. Continue reading “Joe West Hits 5 Grand”
Okay, so Nolan Arenado thinks he is Robert Redford in the Natural, making the impossible so possible, having now put together back-to-back heroics that have lifted the Rockies to victories and rekindled thoughts of Coors Field Magic.
And the Rockies are starting to add to their resume for a season of success. They have started to dominate at Coors Field again. Yep, the team that opened the season as a road warrior struggling to play .500 at home has made a move in June. Continue reading “Rockies Settling In At Home”
Things are changing for the Rockies. They are off to the best start in franchise history, sitting atop the NL West, and about to embark on back-to-back series against the two teams chasing them in the division. Oh, and they have some big decisions looming. Continue reading “Decisions Await Rockies”
The Rockies open a three-game series against the Diamondbacks at Coors Field on Tuesday. Rockies are in first place in the NL West, a half game up on the Dodgers, and one-game ahead of the Diamondbacks. Rockies had won 4 of 6 from the Diamondbacks this season, taking 2 of 3 at both Coors Field and Bank One Ballpark. Continue reading “On Deck: Diamondbacks at Rockies”
Yes, there are 90 games remaining in the season. Yes, the Rockies are holding just a one-game lead on both the Dodgers and the Diamondbacks in the NL West. But already it has become one of those seasons to remember. And nothing underscored the improbability of what’s happening than the Rockies 7-5 victory against the Giants on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading “Updated: And for their next act the Rockies . . .”