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Purple Row Jan 3, 2019
Thursday Rockpile: Rockies of Ages

Thursday Rockpile: Rockies of Ages

Rockies news and links for January 3, 2019 BSN Rockies Podcast: The All-Time Lefty Team | BSN DenverOn the latest episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman assembles the Rockies’ all-time left-handed lineup, with Todd Helton, Larry Walker and Carlos González unsurprisingly making up the heart of the order. Creasman also discusses what the current iteration of the team might look like in 2019 and how playing time can be distributed around the infield and/or outfield for Ian Desmond, Ryan McMahon, Raimel Tapia and Garrett Hampson. Jairo Díaz, Michael Saunders sign minor-league...
Rox Pile Dec 28, 2018

Colorado Rockies: How could the outfield line up in 2019?

With the free agent signing of Daniel Murphy to play first base for the Colorado Rockies in 2019, the Rockies outfield situation will look a little bit different as a result. Since the Rockies signed Daniel Murphy to play first base, he will displace Ian Desmond from first base (to the happiness of a lot […] Colorado Rockies: How could the outfield line up in 2019? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Dec 26, 2018
Wednesday Rockpile: Boxing Day for the Rockies

Wednesday Rockpile: Boxing Day for the Rockies

Rockies news and links for December 26, 2018 Colorado Rockies: A few Christmas wishes and hopes for 2019 | Rox Pile On this Boxing Day, we celebrate that we’re one day closer to the start of the 2019 baseball season. Here’s a few things we have on our wish list. First, we’d like a little more success for Bryan Shaw in the bullpen. Also, it would be wonderful if Ian Desmond could hit better and avoid groundouts. We also would like to ask for health for all, as we need to stay away from injuries to make it to another postseason. For Nolan Arenado, we wish a solid future, preferably one...
Purple Row Dec 21, 2018
Friday Rockpile: Reactions to Daniel Murphy’s deal with the Rockies

Friday Rockpile: Reactions to Daniel Murphy’s deal with the Rockies

Rockies news and links for December 21 Rockies have deal with Daniel Murphy, per source | MLB.com The news of this reported deal last night, which the team still has not confirmed. It’s the reporting on the roster from Thomas Harding that I would like to call out here. He notes that Murphy will slot in at first base. That’s expected. He also says Ian Desmond will move to the outfield. That’s expected. Finally, Harding writes that Desmond will likely play center field with Charlie Blackmon in left and David Dahl in right. That’s unexpected. It’s also stupid if it’s true. No...
Purple Row Dec 20, 2018
Daniel Murphy or Justin Smoak: Who do you got?

Daniel Murphy or Justin Smoak: Who do you got?

It looks like the Rockies are going to go after one of Murphy or Smoak — who’s the better option? In a low-key manner, Thomas Harding dropped a few interesting nuggets of information early on Thursday. First, he noted that the Rockies plan to move Ian Desmond off of first base and to the outfield. So that may be that for the Ian Desmond, first baseman, experiment. Desmond would actually fit pretty well in a platoon role with Raimel Tapia in left field. Second, Harding suggests that it’s more likely that the Rockies will look to play Ryan McMahon at second base. McMahon may end up at...
Rox Pile Dec 19, 2018

Colorado Rockies: What numbers tell us about recent first basemen

Yet again this offseason, it appears that the Colorado Rockies are searching for an answer to their offensive issues at first base. When Ian Desmond was signed to a five-year, $70 million deal in the winter before the 2017 campaign, it was believed the Colorado Rockies had found their first baseman for the foreseeable future. […] Colorado Rockies: What numbers tell us about recent first basemen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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