4:21 PM EDT, Sat March 23, 2019
3 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: Has the “Arenado Batting 2nd” experiment failed already?

When the Colorado Rockies opened up spring training play in late-February, manager Bud Black had his lab coat, safety goggles, and test tubes ready to go.  The mad-scientist wanted to see what would happen if MVP-candidate Nolan Arenado was slotted second in the lineup. As our Jake Shapiro wrote a few weeks ago, this is a […] Colorado Rockies: Has the “Arenado Batting 2nd” experiment failed already? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
9 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: Predictions for the 2019 Season

Editor’s Note: In the day’s leading up to Opening Day, we here at Rox Pile will be doing some of our predictions for the Colorado Rockies for the 2019 season. Today, we have the predictions of one of our contributors, Aaron Hurt. The marathon that is the Major League Baseball season is about to get […] Colorado Rockies: Predictions for the 2019 Season - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 22, 2019

Colorado Rockies: A potential issue for Tyler Anderson entering 2019?

In the past two seasons, there was one main issue that that Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Anderson had and this spring training, he is having that issue yet again. In his first 20+ start season in his major league career in 2018, Colorado Rockies starter Tyler Anderson had one big problem: he allowed a […] Colorado Rockies: A potential issue for Tyler Anderson entering 2019? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 21, 2019

International Colorado Rockies fans’ joys, pains of long-distance fandom

Like many Colorado Rockies fans, Kevin Gillikin and Niki Paumi were celebrating loudly when Tony Wolters sent the Rockies past the Chicago Cubs in extra innings in last year’s Wild Card game at Wrigley Field. Unlike many Colorado Rockies fans, however, the duo was celebrating more than 4,500 miles away from Chicago … and, living […] International Colorado Rockies fans’ joys, pains of long-distance fandom - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 21, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Mike Dunn has a lot riding on 2019 performance

Prior to the 2017 season, the Colorado Rockies were in search for some bullpen help that could improve upon the 4.83 ERA that was 20th in Major League Baseball in 2016. That search lead them to veteran hard-throwing left-hander Mike Dunn. In Mike Dunn‘s previous six seasons with the Miami Marlins, he posted a 3.59 […] Colorado Rockies: Mike Dunn has a lot riding on 2019 performance - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 20, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Two more roster cuts pare spring roster to 33

According to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post, the Colorado Rockies have made two more roster cuts from their Major League spring training roster to cut it down to 33. Per Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post, the Colorado Rockies have cut catcher Chris Rabago and right-handed pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez from their spring training […] Colorado Rockies: Two more roster cuts pare spring roster to 33 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 20, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Why Todd Helton is the greatest Rockie of all time

2018 marked 25 years of Colorado Rockies baseball. While the Rockies may not have the most illustrious franchise in baseball, they still have had their share of remarkable seasons that have gotten them to where they are. Hundreds of players have come through the system since the team started up in 1993. A real question […] Colorado Rockies: Why Todd Helton is the greatest Rockie of all time - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Ryan McMahon putting a stranglehold on starting job

Alright, enough is enough.  The competition is over.  The Opening Day starter at second base for the Colorado Rockies has been decided.  Sorry Garrett Hampson, but Ryan McMahon has all but locked it up. After seven seasons, the Colorado Rockies will enter the season with a new starting second baseman.  With the departure of 3-time […] Colorado Rockies: Ryan McMahon putting a stranglehold on starting job - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos wide receiver strike gold with timing

Sorry Mike Trout. Your moment to have the largest contract in professional sports history was just upped by the Colorado Rockies with a surprise signing. OK, so the moment was in jest, but it’s another reason why the people running the Colorado Rockies social media accounts deserve yet another raise. Shortly after the news of […] Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos wide receiver strike gold with timing - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 19, 2019

Blake St. Ball: Is Ian Desmond the Colorado Rockies’ key to winning the West?

The term MVP can mean a lot of different things depending on who you ask.  On it’s face, the definition is simple: the Most Valuable Player on a team or in a league.  But the debate goes deeper than that.  Is a player the “most valuable” because of his pure ability or because of the […] Blake St. Ball: Is Ian Desmond the Colorado Rockies’ key to winning the West? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 18, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Even more roster cuts as Spring Training draws to a close

According to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post, the Colorado Rockies have made even more cuts to their major league spring training roster. Per Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post on Twitter, the Colorado Rockies have cut right-handed pitcher Peter Lambert, left-handed pitcher Sam Howard, infielder Peter Mooney, and outfielder Noel Cuevas to Triple-A Albuquerque. […] Colorado Rockies: Even more roster cuts as Spring Training draws to a close - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 18, 2019

Colorado Rockies fantasy baseball choice: Trevor Story or Nolan Arenado?

How about an interesting question from a fantasy baseball perspective? Who has more fantasy value for the Colorado Rockies in the 2019 season: Nolan Arenado or Trevor Story? Both will anchor what is hoped to be an improved Colorado Rockies lineup this season with the addition of Daniel Murphy and new hitting coach Dave Magadan, […] Colorado Rockies fantasy baseball choice: Trevor Story or Nolan Arenado? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 17, 2019

Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: CarGo, Michael Saunders, Chris Rusin

Today, we have some quick hits about a former Rockie and some roster moves for the Colorado Rockies. As you have probably seen by now, former Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians, ending his 10 year tenure with the Colorado Rockies. You can check out some […] Colorado Rockies Quick Hits: CarGo, Michael Saunders, Chris Rusin - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 17, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Checking on their NL West foes’ pitching rotations

A few weeks ago, I compared the Colorado Rockies’ starting rotation with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ but today, we will take a look at the Rockies other NL West rivals I’ll leave my look at the Rockies’ and Dodgers’ starting pitchers in that analysis but for now, it’s time to dive into the other rotations in the evolving landscape […] Colorado Rockies: Checking on their NL West foes’ pitching rotations - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mar 16, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Brendan Rodgers, 4 others sent back to Albuquerque

The Colorado Rockies made more roster cuts today as they sent five players down to Triple-A Albuquerque, including their number one prospect, Brendan Rodgers. The Colorado Rockies (h/t Nick Groke of The Athletic) have optioned five players back to Triple-A Albuquerque. They include their #1 prospect Brendan Rodgers, pitchers Ben Bowden and Matt Pierpont, catcher […] Colorado Rockies: Brendan Rodgers, 4 others sent back to Albuquerque - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More