12:56 PM EST, Sat February 27, 2021
Rox Pile 1 hour 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
Purple Row 4 hours ago
Saturday Rockpile: Happy Cactus League Eve!

Saturday Rockpile: Happy Cactus League Eve!

Colorado Rockies news and links for Saturday, February 27, 2021 Our baseball-deprived souls will finally have a box score to look at on Sunday. The Colorado Rockies are set to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks to open the 2021 Cactus League. For the first time in nearly 12 months, fans will be allowed to watch the Colorado Rockies in person. About 17 percent of stadium capacity will be permitted for season number 10 at Salt River Fields. The outfield lawn will be painted to ensure fans are spaced out, and zip ties will regulate who can sit where. Like the NBA, a ‘buffer...
Rox Pile 22 hours ago

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
Rox Pile 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
Purple Row Feb 26, 2021
Friday Rockpile; Who should be center field?

Friday Rockpile; Who should be center field?

Rockies news and links for Friday, February 25, 2021 John Fogerty’s famous lyrics have never been so true. There are five players at right now spring training who can all tell Bud Black, “Look at me, I can be center field.” In 2020, Kevin Pillar made 20 starts (168 innings) in center field, while David Dahl came in second at 17 (152 innings). That’s almost two-thirds of the Rockies games played by former Rockies as Pillar signed with the Mets and the Rockies let Dahl go and he signed with the Rangers. It leaves the position open as one of many starting roles that young...