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Colorado Rockies: Kyle Freeland takes another step toward return

On Tuesday afternoon at Coors Field, Kyle Freeland of the Colorado Rockies took another step toward a potential return before the curtain falls on the 2019 season. Kyle Freeland faced live batters for the first time since going on the injured list on August 22 (retroactive to August 21) with a left groin strain. The […] Colorado Rockies: Kyle Freeland takes another step toward return - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 16, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Previewing the New York Mets and surprising stats

For the Colorado Rockies, it continues to be about playing the role of spoiler in the month of September and seeing what young players can do against some of the best teams in the National League. Starting Monday night, the New York Mets visit Coors Field and the Colorado Rockies for the only time this […] Colorado Rockies: Previewing the New York Mets and surprising stats - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 16, 2019

Colorado Rockies: A look at some of the stats from their recent winning stretch

In case you checked out on keeping up with the game action of the Colorado Rockies, they actually just swept the San Diego Padres to complete a week in which they went 5-1. With their sweep of the San Diego Padres this past weekend, the Colorado Rockies went 5-1 in a week (Monday through Sunday) […] Colorado Rockies: A look at some of the stats from their recent winning stretch - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 15, 2019

Colorado Rockies: How Ian Desmond helped Chi Chi Gonzalez find his groove

Flash back if you will to one of the most painful to watch games of the season for the Colorado Rockies. It’s August 29 and the Pittsburgh Pirates have jumped out to a 7-0 lead at Coors Field on their way to an 11-8 victory. On that day, Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez […] Colorado Rockies: How Ian Desmond helped Chi Chi Gonzalez find his groove - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2019

It’s official: Colorado Rockies have avoided complete embarrassment

The Colorado Rockies have not given fans many reasons to tune into games for the final two months of the season. It is a very short list. Will Charlie Blackmon reach 30 home runs? Will Nolan Arenado surpass his career season-high home run total of 42? Which young player will break out with their extended […] It’s official: Colorado Rockies have avoided complete embarrassment - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado makes history again

Nolan Arenado just keeps the pushing the bar higher for future members of the Colorado Rockies and every third baseman who will play the position after him. In the first inning of Friday night’s Colorado Rockies-San Diego Padres series opener in Denver, Nolan Arenado took a 1-0 pitch from Joey Lucchesi over the scoreboard in […] Colorado Rockies: Nolan Arenado makes history again - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Winning a series is big news in a lost season

Something extremely rare and totally unexpected took place this week at Coors Field: The Colorado Rockies won a series. Calling this series win “rare” is not merely a cheap shot at a struggling team. It is, unfortunately, the reality the Colorado Rockies have fallen into in the second half of 2019. Since the All-Star break […] Colorado Rockies: Winning a series is big news in a lost season - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2019

Colorado Rockies injury updates on David Dahl, Kyle Freeland, German Marquez

In a season in which the Colorado Rockies have been ravaged by injuries, they had yet another season-ending injury confirmed on Friday, another possible season ending injury, and a possible comeback. It was suspected but now, it has been confirmed. Colorado Rockies outfielder David Dahl confirmed today to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post that […] Colorado Rockies injury updates on David Dahl, Kyle Freeland, German Marquez - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Projecting the roster for the 2020 season

Thankfully the 40-man roster is going to be eliminated for the 2020 season to restore some integrity of the last month of the season for the Colorado Rockies and every other Major League team and bring some competition to arguably the most important month of the regular season. The Los Angeles Dodgers certainly don’t need […] Colorado Rockies: Projecting the roster for the 2020 season - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 12, 2019

What will the Colorado Rockies do at first base in 2020?

Like nearly everything else in the Colorado Rockies 2019 season, first base was a story of disappointment, frustration and haplessness. The Rockies have a fWAR of -1.1 at the position, 29th in baseball. Meanwhile, Rockies first basemen are slashing .248/.317/.422. That OPS of .739 is 26th in baseball. This is a minor disaster given the […] What will the Colorado Rockies do at first base in 2020? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 11, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Reaction to possibility of Nolan Arenado being traded

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic published an article today with an in depth look on the Colorado Rockies and the possibility of the Rockies trading their third baseman Nolan Arenado. It’s a thing that nary a Colorado Rockies fan thought that we’d be talking about heading into the season considering the Rockies just extended him […] Colorado Rockies: Reaction to possibility of Nolan Arenado being traded - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 11, 2019

The Colorado Rockies offensive issues run deep — barrel deep

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies offense has not been particularly good in some time. Down to an 83 wRC+ as a team, the club is only ahead of the Miami Marlins among National League clubs. Simply put, the Colorado Rockies offense has been 17 precent worse than league average and is only bottomed by Miami. […] The Colorado Rockies offensive issues run deep — barrel deep - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 11, 2019

Colorado Rockies morning after: It was Nolan Arenado, not Coors Field

Shortly after Nolan Arenado blasted a ball 482 feet onto the Coors Field concourse on Tuesday night, here came the takes about the Colorado Rockies home park. OK, we get it. Denver is floating up there in space in some fans’ minds. After all, there’s no way that humans could actually exist at a mile […] Colorado Rockies morning after: It was Nolan Arenado, not Coors Field - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 10, 2019

Colorado Rockies injury news: Will we see these players again in 2019?

With 18 games left in the 2019 season, the Colorado Rockies still have three big question marks regarding a trio of key players and their potential returns from injury. Starting pitchers Kyle Freeland and German Marquez along with outfielder David Dahl still have the potential to return this season. However, with each working their way […] Colorado Rockies injury news: Will we see these players again in 2019? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 9, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Pitchers auditioning now for 2020 roster spots

With 18 games left in the regular season, five Colorado Rockies starting pitchers have three to four more times on the mound to make an impression this season. The Colorado Rockies have endured a wave of injuries this season, especially when it comes to pitching. All five of the Opening Week starters are currently on […] Colorado Rockies: Pitchers auditioning now for 2020 roster spots - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More