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You can make the Colorado Rockies community-owned with GoFundMe

After the events of this offseason, it’s safe to say there are not many Colorado Rockies fans, if any, who don’t want to see General Manager Jeff Bridich lose his job. What at one point could have passed for merely gross incompetence is looking more and more like intentional self-destruction.  What would drive someone to […] You can make the Colorado Rockies community-owned with GoFundMe - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
16 hours ago

Colorado Rockies spring training notebook: Senzatela’s changeup, RyMac’s versatility

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela readily admits he is not a strikeout-type of pitcher, and that mentality has helped him mature into one of the foundational pieces for Colorado’s rotation. Senzatela became one of the bright spots for Colorado in a disappointing 2020 season, going 5-3 with a 3.44 ERA and 153 ERA+. He […] Colorado Rockies spring training notebook: Senzatela’s changeup, RyMac’s versatility - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 26, 2021

Colorado Rockies spring flashback: A history-making lineup

It was a decade ago today that the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks opened up play at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. In celebration of the milestone, let’s take a look back at Colorado’s lineup that day. On February 26, 2011, the Rockies and Diamondbacks took the field to mark the first-ever game at […] Colorado Rockies spring flashback: A history-making lineup - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 26, 2021

Colorado Rockies: How Coors Field may help the Rockies in 2021

On late Thursday night, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reported that the Colorado Rockies are “expected” to be cleared for limited attendance at Coors Field in 2021. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment approved a variance “pending a few adjustments” that would allow attendance to Rockies games. If it goes through, the Rockies would […] Colorado Rockies: How Coors Field may help the Rockies in 2021 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Colorado Rockies 2021 spring training radio, TV broadcast schedule

Ready for some Colorado Rockies spring training baseball, even if you can’t make it to Arizona? If so, get out your calendars and mark down these dates and times when Rockies games will be broadcast by radio and/or television. Here is the 2021 spring training radio and television schedule for the Colorado Rockies. According to […] Colorado Rockies 2021 spring training radio, TV broadcast schedule - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 25, 2021

Colorado Rockies spring training: 3 interesting quotes we heard

Position players and pitchers have all reported to Colorado Rockies camp and, with that, we’re getting to hear from various players and/or manager Bud Black on a daily basis. Through the magic of Zoom (and with the help of the great folks inside the Colorado Rockies media relations department), we’re sitting in on media sessions […] Colorado Rockies spring training: 3 interesting quotes we heard - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Colorado Rockies: Will Ryan McMahon be the next Nolan Arenado?

Will Ryan McMahon become the next Nolan Arenado at the plate and at the hot corner for the Colorado Rockies? Fans of the Colorado Rockies would probably like nothing better than to see “RyMac” emulate Arenado, the eight-time Gold Glove Award winner and five-time All-Star, who will be taking his talents to St. Louis this […] Colorado Rockies: Will Ryan McMahon be the next Nolan Arenado? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Colorado Rockies: Cy Young and MVP odds include Trevor Story, German Marquez

While the Colorado Rockies may not be expected to do much in the standings during the 2021 season, we saw some interesting odds regarding individual players and their potential chase of a Most Valuable Player or Cy Young award. So which Colorado Rockies players are being mentioned as possibilities for MVP or Cy Young honors? […] Colorado Rockies: Cy Young and MVP odds include Trevor Story, German Marquez - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 24, 2021

Colorado Rockies: Five individual, advanced offensive stats that must be fixed in 2021

  The Colorado Rockies, despite the adage “you just know they’re gonna hit,” have not had a great offense in recent years. With the departure of Nolan Arenado, the Rockies will either slip back even further or they will have to have some players develop their bat more in 2021. That’s part of the reason […] Colorado Rockies: Five individual, advanced offensive stats that must be fixed in 2021 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 23, 2021

Colorado Rockies spring notebook: Trevor Story on Ian Desmond’s leadership, Bud Black on Jordan Sheffield, Ben Bowden

On Tuesday morning, Colorado Rockies shortstop and manager Bud Black spoke with the media, including Rox Pile, and here are some of the highlights from the conversations. Trevor Story spoke early this morning (7:15 AM M.T.) and he spoke with the media for nearly half an hour but one of the highlights was when he […] Colorado Rockies spring notebook: Trevor Story on Ian Desmond’s leadership, Bud Black on Jordan Sheffield, Ben Bowden - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 23, 2021

Colorado Rockies: Would you take the over or under on wins?

Unless your name is Jeff Bridich or Dick Monfort, your over/under for the 2021 Colorado Rockies win total probably doesn’t start at 90 games. If you were around for the last 30 years (or really in the last 30 seconds), you’d know that if the Rockies don’t lose less than a hundred games, it will […] Colorado Rockies: Would you take the over or under on wins? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 22, 2021

Colorado Rockies spring training notebook: C.J. Cron and Albert Pujols, Greg Bird’s injuries

On Monday morning, newly signed Colorado Rockies first basemen Greg Bird and C.J. Cron met with the media via Zoom, including Rox Pile. Here are some of the highlights from the conversations. What’s the C.J. Cron-Albert Pujols connection? Meanwhile, Greg Bird looking to put injuries in the past. Both are key parts of two first […] Colorado Rockies spring training notebook: C.J. Cron and Albert Pujols, Greg Bird’s injuries - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 22, 2021

Colorado Rockies roster: Predicting their Opening Day roster

The Colorado Rockies will, for the third straight season, field largely the same team when they take the field at Coors Field against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 1. However, for the first time since 2013, that Opening Day lineup will not feature Nolan Arenado penciled in at third base. (Trivia: Can you name […] Colorado Rockies roster: Predicting their Opening Day roster - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 21, 2021

Colorado Rockies spring notebook Day 4: Bud Black on Ian Desmond opting out

On day four of Colorado Rockies spring training, Rockies manager Bud Black spoke to the media, including Rox Pile, in the aftermath of Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond announcing that he is opting out of the season (for the second season in a row). Desmond, 35, will forfeit his $8 million salary, which is a […] Colorado Rockies spring notebook Day 4: Bud Black on Ian Desmond opting out - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 21, 2021

Colorado Rockies: The domino effect from Ian Desmond opting out of 2021

News broke on Sunday morning that Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond plans to opt out of the 2021 season … for now. Through an Instagram post, the 35-year-old Desmond announced his intention to not return to the Rockies to start the 2021 campaign. One of the key phrases in Desmond’s message is, “For now, I’ve […] Colorado Rockies: The domino effect from Ian Desmond opting out of 2021 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More