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Colorado Rockies morning after: Revisiting the future at second base

Just last week, I shared my view on how the Colorado Rockies should think about re-signing their Gold Glove-winning second baseman DJ LeMahieu and use top prospect Brendan Rodgers as a valuable trade piece to make a run at the playoffs. Well, a lot has happened in last couple of days and my view has […] Colorado Rockies morning after: Revisiting the future at second base - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 21, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Raimel Tapia just became an even bigger trade asset

Raimel Tapia played a big role in the Colorado Rockies posting an 11-10 road win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. His pinch-hit grand slam was his first home run of the season and boosted his batting average to .286 (in just 14 at-bats). It was a great moment for the 24-year-old outfielder and […] Colorado Rockies: Raimel Tapia just became an even bigger trade asset - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 21, 2018

Colorado Rockies: The potential impact of DJ LeMahieu’s injury

Lost in the joy of the Colorado Rockies posting an 11-10 road win over the Arizona Diamondbacks to start the post-All Star portion of their schedule was a bit of sobering news that could be a big factor in Colorado’s success in upcoming games. All-Star second baseman DJ LeMahieu was taken out of the game […] Colorado Rockies: The potential impact of DJ LeMahieu’s injury - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 21, 2018

The Colorado Rockies should not trade Nolan Arenado…yet

In a somewhat surprising pair of articles considering the team’s recent play, MLB Daily Dish and CBS Sports both recently published articles saying that the Colorado Rockies should trade third baseman Nolan Arenado, even though the Rockies enter Saturday just 2 games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the lead in the NL West. […] The Colorado Rockies should not trade Nolan Arenado…yet - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 20, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Six facts to know after the All-Star break

The Colorado Rockies open the post-All-Star portion of their schedule with an important three-game series in Arizona against the Diamondbacks on Friday night. With the Rockies just two games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers and 1.5 games behind Arizona in the National League West standings, there is little question that these three games could be […] Colorado Rockies: Six facts to know after the All-Star break - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 20, 2018

Colorado Rockies: This series will be one of the deciders of this season

The Summer Classic of baseball has come and passed. The Colorado Rockies sent three players along with the Rockies manager, Bud Black, to the All Star game this past week, and now it’s time to get back into the swing of things. With their first game in the second half being tonight, it’s already an […] Colorado Rockies: This series will be one of the deciders of this season - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 20, 2018

What the Brad Hand trade means for the Colorado Rockies and NL West

The Cleveland Indians and San Diego Padres came together on a big trade that send some shockwaves throughout the baseball world as the Padres sent their closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber to the Indians for the top catching prospect in all of baseball, according to MLB.com, in Francisco Mejia. The Colorado Rockies (and […] What the Brad Hand trade means for the Colorado Rockies and NL West - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2018

Colorado Rockies: What the path back to Rocktober looks like

The All-Star break came at the worst time for the Colorado Rockies. After winning five straight games and 13 out of the last 16, the Rockies were forced to take a break from their hot play and sit for four days as the unofficial midpoint of the season festivities took place in Washington, D.C. They now have […] Colorado Rockies: What the path back to Rocktober looks like - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez outperforming contract

Just one year off from one of the worst seasons of his career, Carlos Gonzalez is finding a resurgence with the Colorado Rockies. Finding his swing once more, Gonzalez is proving to be a valuable team asset in their push to Rocktober. A decade ago, the Colorado Rockies shipped off one of their diamond pieces […] Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez outperforming contract - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 19, 2018

Colorado Rockies: How they can overcome the Manny Machado addition

Well, it happened, Colorado Rockies fans. The Los Angeles Dodgers used their deep pockets to once again land a prized player and add to the difficulty level for the Rockies (or any other team) to knock them off the top of the National League West. Manny Machado is now a member of the Dodgers. Likely […] Colorado Rockies: How they can overcome the Manny Machado addition - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 18, 2018

Colorado Rockies closer to 1st after the break than in 2017

The Colorado Rockies’ last two weeks have gone a long way towards helping us forget a first half that felt like a disappointment for most of the ride. But despite the rough stretches, the Rockies are actually closer to first in the National League West at the All-Star break this season than they were last […] Colorado Rockies closer to 1st after the break than in 2017 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 18, 2018

Colorado Rockies: A look at All-Star snubs throughout their history

Throughout the history of the Colorado Rockies (and most MLB franchises, in general) they have had at least one player per season that could have conceivably been All Stars. This year was no exception. Both the Rockies and their fans were not too happy that neither reliever Adam Ottavino nor Kyle Freeland were named All-Stars […] Colorado Rockies: A look at All-Star snubs throughout their history - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 17, 2018

Colorado Rockies: What worked well before the All-Star break

The Colorado Rockies did not enjoy most of the early success that the 2017 season saw through the first half, but that didn’t stop them from pulling it all together in July to finish with a 51-45 record entering the 2018 All-Star Break. “Toward the end of the first half, we really put it together […] Colorado Rockies: What worked well before the All-Star break - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 16, 2018

Colorado Rockies: How Trevor Story can boost his MVP chances

Move over Nolan Arenado, there is a new MVP candidate playing for the Colorado Rockies. You don’t have to look far, Nolan. He is playing 50 feet to your left instead of center field. Trevor Story is enjoying a breakout season and has joined the very early MVP conversation. Last season, Arenado had his signature moment for his MVP […] Colorado Rockies: How Trevor Story can boost his MVP chances - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jul 16, 2018

Colorado Rockies: Everything is starting to click for this team

We’ve waited for it all year. At times, it felt like it was never going to happen, but yet here we are. After all the blown leads, smashed bats, and demolished gum containers, the Colorado Rockies have now won 13 of their last 16 and sit a mere 2 games back in the NL West. What […] Colorado Rockies: Everything is starting to click for this team - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More