I didn’t even cry when my father died, as important as he was to me, and as special of a relationship as we had. Dang, Don Baylor. Can’t believe you made me do it. I don’t have a particular memory of the first time I met Baylor, just four decades of memories of what a special person he was and how he impacted the lives of so many.
Since their inception the Rockies have struggled on the road. The only winning road record in their previous 24 seasons was 41-40 in 2009. Their bid for a fourth post-season opportunity, their first since 2009, will be enhanced if they can rebound from their recent struggles on the road this year and reaffirm their ability to play on the road in the final eight weeks of the regular season. Continue reading “Rockies: On the Road Again”
The Rockies have moved a half-game up on the Diamondbacks in the battle for the No. 1 seed among NL wild-cards. And that half-game is based off the Rockies having one more victory than Arizona. The No. 1 wild-card hosts the winner-take-all wild-card showdown to advance to the LCS against the league team with the best record. Does it matter? Continue reading “In Wild-Card Rockies Might Be Better Off A Visitor”
It’s all about quality with Freeland. … Rockies have more quality starts than the Dodgers and the Cubs . … Looking for a clean sweep of the Phillies at Coors Field. … In the swing of things with Parra leading the way. … And former Rockies reliever Bruce Ruffin has company in record books from Phillies rookie Mark Leiter, Jr.
With a bullpen that had worked 18 2/3 innings the four previous days, including 8 1/3 innings in Friday’s victory against the Phillies, the Rockies knew they needed fresh arms in case relievers are asked to assume a major load on Saturday or Sunday. Continue reading “Rockies Restock Bullpen; Freeland to DL”