3:16 PM EST, Mon February 27, 2017
Purple Row 5 hours ago
The Colorado Rockies most and least clutch seasons

The Colorado Rockies most and least clutch seasons

Some of the most and least clutch seasons in Rockies history. I’ve been thinking about clutch lately. A couple weeks ago, friend of Purple Row Drew Creasman wrote about Nolan Arenado as a clutch player. Using that as a springboard, I thought it would be fun to go back a decade in Rockies history to look at the most clutch seasons the Rockies have had. It’s first necessary to establish the parameters of terms. When it comes to clutch, there are both definitive and uncertain answers to clear questions. For instance, the answer to the question, “does clutch exist in baseball?” is a...
Purple Row 1 hour ago

Highlights from both of the Rockies games yesterday

Video evidence of Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon’s home runs The Colorado Rockies played two split squad games yesterday. The game against the White Sox was broadcast by Chicago, giving us our first live video feed of the Rockies this spring training....
Purple Row 7 hours ago
Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu gaining more attention

Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu gaining more attention

Rockies news and links for February 27, 2017. With Each Hit, Rockies’ D.J. LeMahieu Shows Cubs’ Epstein What He Gave Up On | New York Times A player from the Rockies received treatment from the New York Times, and all it took for it to happen was a Chicago Cubs angle. No matter: Tyler Kepner offers a great look back at LeMahieu as “the one that got away” from Theo Epstein. From the perspective of the Rockies’ fan, the trade to get LeMahieu looks like one of the very best Dan O’Dowd ever executed. We don’t often think about it from the Cubs’ perspective though. There’s...

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BSN Denver 3 hours ago

Chris Rusin in the running for potential fifth starter

The battle for the Colorado Rockies fifth rotation spot is wide open. Jeff Hoffman, German Marquez, and Kyle Freeland are exciting prospects, but don't count out Chris Rusin.
Denver Post 17 hours ago
PHOTOS: Colorado Rockies win Cactus League opener over Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4

PHOTOS: Colorado Rockies win Cactus League opener over Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4

PHOTOS: Colorado Rockies win over Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields
BSN Denver 18 hours ago

Academy Awards for your 2017 Colorado Rockies on Oscar night

Some predictions for the 2017 Colorado Rockies in the form of handing out "Academy Awards."
Bud Black says Chris Rusin definitely in the mix for Rockies’ starting rotation

Bud Black says Chris Rusin definitely in the mix for Rockies’ starting rotation

It's only late February and there are still 31 practice games to go, but Chris Rusin is making an early run for a spot in the Rockies' starting rotation.
Rockies earn split decision as pitchers dominate Diamondbacks

Rockies earn split decision as pitchers dominate Diamondbacks

Sunday produced split verdicts for the Rockies, whose pitching dominated Arizona at Salt River Fields, but got lit up by Chicago on the west side of Phoenix.
Chicago Sun-Times 21 hours ago
White Sox tip Rockies 7-3 for first Cactus League victory

White Sox tip Rockies 7-3 for first Cactus League victory

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-3 in their second Cactus League game of the spring. Right on Q The White Sox, fielding a lineup of mostly second- and third-tier position players on the depth chart against a Rockies split squad, practiced their first handshake line of the spring. Jose Quintana, despite […]
BSN Denver 21 hours ago

10 takeaways from two Rockies spring training games in one day

The Colorado Rockies "played two" on day two of spring training 2017. Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado hit their first home runs plus some inspiring pitching performances.
Denver Post 21 hours ago
Bud Black, Jeff Bridich bullish on Rockies’ organizational pitching depth

Bud Black, Jeff Bridich bullish on Rockies’ organizational pitching depth

There is pitching gold in the Rockies organization. No, not the fool's gold that so quickly faded in the past, but genuine prospects providing quality depth now and for the near future.
Rockies hope to avoid repeating last season’s meltdown with retooled bullpen

Rockies hope to avoid repeating last season’s meltdown with retooled bullpen

When the Rockies were able to get a late-inning lead last season, it often didn’t last long. An injury-riddled Colorado bullpen posted a major-league worst 5.13 ERA and blew 28 saves in the process.
Rockies’ outfielder Chris Denorfia gets creative to stay healthy

Rockies’ outfielder Chris Denorfia gets creative to stay healthy

As he has aged, 36-year-old Rockies outfielder Chris Denorfia has had to get creative to keep his body healthy, especially after back surgery.
Bud Black knows Rockies must improve record in one-run games

Bud Black knows Rockies must improve record in one-run games

One-run losses, or one-run victories for that matter, don't necessarily define teams. Indeed, good teams lose plenty of one-run games.
Denver Post Feb 25, 2017
Kiszla: How Rockies manager Bud Black is uniquely qualified to do the dirtiest job at Coors Field

Kiszla: How Rockies manager Bud Black is uniquely qualified to do the dirtiest job at Coors Field

When his stuff betrayed Greg Maddux and he was too old to get batters out, Bud Black was the manager who made the long walk to the mound and took the baseball away from a Hall of Fame pitcher.
Denver Post Feb 25, 2017
Ian Desmond, pitching corps shine as Rockies win Cactus League opener

Ian Desmond, pitching corps shine as Rockies win Cactus League opener

Manager Bud Black's Cactus League debut as Rockies manager got off to a rocky start Saturday when Tyler Anderson gave up three first-inning runs.

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