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Colorado Rockies: 3 big questions that will shape the 2019 season

The offseason poses many questions for the Colorado Rockies. Specific questions about personnel and the futures of players such as DJ LeMahieu, Adam Ottavino, Gerardo Parra and Carlos Gonzalez will swirl, but there are some more general philosophies that the Rockies must address as the foundation for these more specific decisions. It was another solid […] Colorado Rockies: 3 big questions that will shape the 2019 season - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Another wrinkle in how the bullpen will look in 2019?

The Colorado Rockies bullpen struggles were well documented in the 2018 season. However, one of their main stalwarts in the bullpen this past season, Adam Ottavino, is set to hit the free agent market this offseason. One of the other main stalwarts down the stretch for the Rockies was Seunghwan Oh after the club acquired […] Colorado Rockies: Another wrinkle in how the bullpen will look in 2019? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Did we underappreciate DJ LeMahieu?

Now that it is a very real possibility that we have seen the last of DJ LeMahieu in a Colorado Rockies uniform, is it possible that we undervalued the impact he had on the franchise? Certainly LeMahieu’s rise from trade chip from the Chicago Cubs to one of the all-time 25-man Colorado Rockies team members has been […] Colorado Rockies: Did we underappreciate DJ LeMahieu? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2018

Colorado Rockies: One of their competitors could be rebuilding

After a terrible last half of the season in which they went 35-44 from July 1 on and an even worse 8-19 record in the month of September, the Arizona Diamondbacks have found themselves in a bit of a predicament of what their future is. The Arizona Diamondbacks, like the Colorado Rockies and many other […] Colorado Rockies: One of their competitors could be rebuilding - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Near future is brighter than Denver Broncos

I talked about this many weeks ago and many in the Denver area responded with their own hot takes about how I was wrong. But, let’s face it, the Colorado Rockies have a much brighter near-term future than the Denver Broncos. Oh I know, I know. I have heard it more times than I care […] Colorado Rockies: Near future is brighter than Denver Broncos - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Kyle Freeland’s 2018 pave the way for free agents?

Kyle Freeland of the Colorado Rockies put together an amazing season in 2018. Now, could that success equal an opportunity for the Rockies to lure in other starting pitchers in free agency? It has long been thought that Denver’s altitude and the challenges of pitching there would be a deterrent for many starting pitchers who […] Colorado Rockies: Kyle Freeland’s 2018 pave the way for free agents? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Getting a catcher needs to be a focus this offseason

This past offseason, the Colorado Rockies signed Chris Iannetta to help their catching situation. However, Iannetta and the rest of the Rockies platoon of catchers, which included Tony Wolters, Tom Murphy, and Drew Butera, all of them struggled offensively and, according to Baseball Reference, all but Wolters were at or below league average defensively. This […] Colorado Rockies: Getting a catcher needs to be a focus this offseason - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Looking ahead to the 2019 rotation

Much like the Colorado Rockies’ offense was in the four playoff games, I decided that I would remain silent for a few days as I processed the disappointment that was the 2018 Rocktober (Cheap shot? I kid because I care). After multiple alcoholic beverages and several sleepless nights, I was finally able to close the book on […] Colorado Rockies: Looking ahead to the 2019 rotation - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 11, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Will the bullpen be a focus of the offseason again?

Last offseason, the Colorado Rockies and general manager Jeff Bridich primarily focused on the bullpen in free agency as they added Wade Davis and Bryan Shaw to the team as well as resigning left-handed reliever Jake McGee. However, particularly with Shaw and McGee, they had some massive problems in the 2018 season. With Adam Ottavino, […] Colorado Rockies: Will the bullpen be a focus of the offseason again? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 11, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Prospects off to strong Arizona Fall League start

The next generation of Colorado Rockies is making their presence felt quickly in the early days of the 2018 Arizona Fall League slate. The Colorado Rockies are one of five teams sending prospects to be a part of the Salt River Rafters, a team in the AFL’s Eastern Division that plays its games at Salt […] Colorado Rockies: Prospects off to strong Arizona Fall League start - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 10, 2018

Colorado Rockies: How to avoid repeating the ’18 NLDS in ’19

Well, that was disappointing. This season, we possibly watched the best team the Colorado Rockies have ever put together. Not only did the Rox make the postseason for consecutive times for the first time in franchise history, but they tied for first place in the West and came a tiebreaker away from their first division […] Colorado Rockies: How to avoid repeating the ’18 NLDS in ’19 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 10, 2018

The Colorado Rockies up and down season and what’s next?

After the Colorado Rockies were finished off in a sweep by the Brewers, it was easy to dwell on the complete lack of offense in the playoffs. As Rockies fans we have to remember that the Rockies took another step forward in NL contention. I’m as disappointed as anyone in the performance in the NLDS, […] The Colorado Rockies up and down season and what’s next? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 9, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Preview of the 2018-19 offseason and free agency

With the conclusion of a very successful Colorado Rockies season that ended on a sour note, the focus now turns to how the team can advance even further in next year’s postseason. The 2018 season was one of the best for the Colorado Rockies in franchise history. However, there will be some holes that need […] Colorado Rockies: Preview of the 2018-19 offseason and free agency - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 9, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Our exclusive conversation with GM Jeff Bridich

The Colorado Rockies have done something this season they had never done in franchise history: Make it to a postseason in consecutive years. In the four-year tenure of Jeff Bridich, the Colorado Rockies have only improved in total wins every year, bettering from 68 in his first season to now 91 in 2018. While Bridich’s […] Colorado Rockies: Our exclusive conversation with GM Jeff Bridich - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 8, 2018

Colorado Rockies: There’s one main reason why they were swept

The Colorado Rockies season ended yesterday as they were swept by the Milwaukee Brewers in the NLDS. And the reason why they lost was a problem that most fans could see coming from a mile away but the front office neglected to do anything to improve it before the non-waiver or waiver trade deadline: their […] Colorado Rockies: There’s one main reason why they were swept - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More