10:28 PM EDT, Thu October 17, 2019
Rox Pile 8 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon’s role changing in 2020?

Colorado Rockies fans are accustomed to the bottom of the first inning at Coors Field starting off with The Outfield and “Your Love” blaring as Charlie Blackmon steps to the plate. However, they may have to wait a little longer to hear the song in the 2020 season. After hitting leadoff in 799 of the […] Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon’s role changing in 2020? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row 12 hours ago
Fixing the Rockies, a data driven approach: Part 4, pitching changes

Fixing the Rockies, a data driven approach: Part 4, pitching changes

Photo by Matthew Stockman/ Now that we’ve talked about a new way to pitch, here’s how to implement changes Fixing the Rockies, a data driven approach: Part 1Fixing the Rockies, a data driven approach: Part 2Fixing the Rockies, a data driven approach: Part 3 Who’s starting? The last post addressed some of the macro-factors the Rockies can do to address some problems with pitching. Now, let’s look at some of the players for whom these solutions may be most relevant. For the pitchers I’m going to be talking about pitch design. We are just going to be looking which pitches are...
Purple Row 13 hours ago
Ranking the Rockies: Mike’s time with the Rockies is Dunn

Ranking the Rockies: Mike’s time with the Rockies is Dunn

Photo by Dylan Buell/ Mike Dunn’s Rockies’ career will live on through me occasionally wearing his “shirsey” Welcome to the 2019 edition of Ranking the Rockies, where we take a look back at every player to log playing time for the Rockies in 2019. The purpose of this list is to provide a snapshot of the player in context. The “Ranking” is an organizing principle that’s drawn from Baseball Reference’s WAR (rWAR). It’s not something the staff debated. We’ll begin with the player with the lowest rWAR and end up with the player with the highest. ★ ★ ★ No. 32, Mike...
Purple Row 14 hours ago
Thursday Rockpile: The Rockies need a Parra type of guy

Thursday Rockpile: The Rockies need a Parra type of guy

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Rockies news and links for Thursday, October 17, 2019 Why Gerardo Parra has become a surprising key for the Nationals in their World Series run | CBS Sports Isn’t it mystifying? A crowd rises and dances for a pinch hitter who’s slashing .234/.293/.391 with 38 runs, 48 RBI, eight stolen bases, and eight homers in 204 plate appearances — all to the soundtrack of an obnoxious kid’s song that threatens to get stuck in your head for days. Not when it’s Gerardo Parra. In the age of endless stats and head-bashing analytics, Parra has something that...
Rox Pile 15 hours ago

Colorado Rockies TV ratings among steepest drops in baseball in 2019

With the Colorado Rockies losing 20 more games in 2019 than they did in 2018, they also saw their TV ratings slide too. Maury Brown of Forbes recently released the regional TV networks ratings for the entire 2019 season and there was plenty of interesting information. While overall TV ratings were up slightly up (by […] Colorado Rockies TV ratings among steepest drops in baseball in 2019 - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More