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Colorado Rockies: Bud Black on offseason, MLB’s pace of play initiatives

On Saturday morning, Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black spoke with the media as a part of the Colorado Rockies caravan (along with All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado). Black had some interesting comments on the Rockies offseason and one thing that has been in the news lately: a pitch clock for 2018. Bud Black spoke with […] Colorado Rockies: Bud Black on offseason, MLB’s pace of play initiatives - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 20, 2018

Colorado Rockies: One way Nolan Arenado plans to improve in 2018

As amazing as Nolan Arenado might be on the diamond, the Colorado Rockies All-Star third baseman is always looking for ways to improve. On Saturday morning at Coors Field, Arenado revealed a surprising way he is looking to make himself better in time for the 2018 season. “There’s always something,” Arenado told a group of […] Colorado Rockies: One way Nolan Arenado plans to improve in 2018 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 20, 2018

Rox Pile’s Hall of Fame Ballot Series: Part Six

Editor’s Note: We here at Rox Pile have all decided to make our own Hall of Fame ballots since the results of the real Hall of Fame ballots will be released next Wednesday. We started with editor/co-expert Noah Yingling’s hypothetical Hall of Fame ballot and followed with contributor Brady Vernon’s ballot, contributor Ryan Ladika’s ballot, contributor Olivia Greene’s ballot, […] Rox Pile’s Hall of Fame Ballot Series: Part Six - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 20, 2018

Colorado Rockies: How the pitch clock could change things in 2018

So what will the Colorado Rockies and the rest of Major League Baseball lose by potentially gaining a pitch clock and other pace-of-play regulations in 2018? How will it affect fans? Will these changes really draw people back to the ballparks? According to reports, Major League Baseball is leaning toward implementing a pitch clock into […] Colorado Rockies: How the pitch clock could change things in 2018 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 19, 2018

Colorado Rockies: A possible trade for Christian Yelich?

After ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick talked with Christian Yelich‘s agent, Joe Longo, it’s clear that the Marlins may be looking to trade Yelich. What would be a great destination for him you ask. How about Colorado? It’s obvious that the Marlins are about to go into a rebuilding era, so the Rockies taking Christian Yelich off […] Colorado Rockies: A possible trade for Christian Yelich? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 19, 2018

Colorado Rockies history: Troy Tulowitzki hits for the cycle

Entering Monday, August 10, 2009, the Colorado Rockies were in a three-way tie for the third best record in the National League and in a two-way tie for the National League Wild Card spot with the San Francisco Giants. They would go on to win the National League Wild Card spot and go to the […] Colorado Rockies history: Troy Tulowitzki hits for the cycle - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 18, 2018

Colorado Rockies history: Jon Gray strikes out 16 San Diego Padres

Over the past few months, we have done a tournament of the 32 best moments in Colorado Rockies franchise history. Today, we continue the tournament by recalling an event from recent Rockies history. It only took place a little more than a season ago. On Saturday, September 17, 2016, the Colorado Rockies and San Diego […] Colorado Rockies history: Jon Gray strikes out 16 San Diego Padres - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 18, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Two fan perspectives for the 2018 season

With Spring Training right around the corner, the Colorado Rockies look to prepare for the 2018 season. There is a lot to be hopeful about with the upcoming season, due in part to the four signings that happened this offseason. The Rockies now have solidified the bullpen and found a catcher until Tony Wolters is […] Colorado Rockies: Two fan perspectives for the 2018 season - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 17, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Would trading Ian Desmond be a good idea?

On Tuesday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post and MLB Network, came up with a trade idea between the Colorado Rockies and the New York Yankees that would involve Ian Desmond. However, would it actually benefit both teams? Ian Desmond began the first year of his five-year contract with the Colorado Rockies poorly as […] Colorado Rockies: Would trading Ian Desmond be a good idea? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 17, 2018

Colorado Rockies: How Jonathan Lucroy impacted Ryan McMahon

At the age of 23, there is still plenty for Ryan McMahon to learn about the game of baseball. As he chatted with me in an exclusive interview inside the halls of Denver’s Archuleta Elementary on Tuesday morning just before he was slated to take part in a school assembly set up by the Colorado […] Colorado Rockies: How Jonathan Lucroy impacted Ryan McMahon - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 16, 2018

Colorado Rockies rumors: Bud Black alludes to possible moves coming

Are the Colorado Rockies positioned to make more moves this offseason? According to a recent radio interview with Rockies manager Bud Black, it sounds like Colorado could have some other plans brewing before spring training begins. During an interview on Denver’s 104.3 The Fan’s “The Drive” show with Big Al and D-Mac, Black alluded to […] Colorado Rockies rumors: Bud Black alludes to possible moves coming - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 16, 2018

Colorado Rockies: MLB Network’s rankings of shortstops and 3rd basemen

This weekend, MLB Network kicked off their coverage of the top ten players at each position by releasing their top ten lists of third baseman and shortstops. With these MLB Network’s “Top Ten Right Now” lists, it should be no shocker to Rockies fans to see that Nolan Arenado was high up on the list. […] Colorado Rockies: MLB Network’s rankings of shortstops and 3rd basemen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 16, 2018

Colorado Rockies: 3 questions that need to be answered soon

Major League Baseball was rocked on Monday afternoon when the Pittsburgh Pirates traded All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants. Yes, “Cutch” is now in the National League West and we talked about how that might be a wake-up call for the Colorado Rockies in an article you can read by clicking here. […] Colorado Rockies: 3 questions that need to be answered soon - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 15, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Take a cue from the Giants signing Andrew McCutchen

The San Francisco Giants made one of the biggest splashes of the offseason on Monday afternoon, reportedly acquiring All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was another bold move by the Giants, who also grabbed Evan Longoria in the offseason. The biggest question is … how does this affect the Colorado Rockies, if […] Colorado Rockies: Take a cue from the Giants signing Andrew McCutchen - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jan 15, 2018

Colorado Rockies: what will it take to lock up Nolan Arenado long term?

Friday was the deadline to sign players who were arbitration eligible to contracts for 2018. Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant broke the record for salary for a first-time arbitration eligible player with a $10.85 million contract. According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, Bryant’s contract breaks the record set by Ryan Howard with a […] Colorado Rockies: what will it take to lock up Nolan Arenado long term? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More