3:51 PM EDT, Tue October 22, 2019
Purple Row 28 mins ago
Ranking the Rockies, No. 27: Yency Almonte piled up the mileage in 2019

Ranking the Rockies, No. 27: Yency Almonte piled up the mileage in 2019

Photo by Matthew Stockman/ The 25-year-old reliever split his time between Triple-A and the big leagues this season. Welcome to the 2019 edition of Ranking the Rockies, where we take a look back 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. 28, Yency...
Rox Pile 51 mins ago

Colorado Rockies: Two iconic positions have fallen on hard times in Denver

If there are two positions that are synonymous with professional sports in Denver, it is the quarterback of the Denver Broncos and the first baseman of the Colorado Rockies. For a couple of decades, these two spots were manned by sports figures who became household names in all of Colorado, if not the country. However, […] Colorado Rockies: Two iconic positions have fallen on hard times in Denver - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row 7 hours ago
Tuesday Rockpile: Rockies and Yankees star DJ LeMahieu continues to be overlooked

Tuesday Rockpile: Rockies and Yankees star DJ LeMahieu continues to be overlooked

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Rockies news and links for Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Let’s appreciate DJ LeMahieu’s game-tying home run before history forgets it | SBNation.com Saturday night heroics showed what Rockies fans have known for quite some time, and what the entire baseball community widely knows now: DJ LeMahieu can play. LeMahieu’s notoriety and fame in ALCS Game 6 was shorted, however, as Jose Altuve still found a way to take the conversation away from him. Patrick Saunders writes in the Denver Post how LeMahieu was dismissed in past years, and small market media...
Rox Pile 8 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: How they fared against the 2019 World Series teams

The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros square off in the World Series beginning Tuesday night in Houston. With that in mind, we thought we would look back at how these two league champions fared against the Colorado Rockies during the 2019 season. The Colorado Rockies faced Washington seven times, going 4-3 against the Nationals. However, […] Colorado Rockies: How they fared against the 2019 World Series teams - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile 23 hours ago

WARPed on WAR: How each site’s WAR views the Colorado Rockies

  In an age where advanced stats and analytics are furthering the game, it’s becoming increasingly important to understand more of the ins and outs of sabermetrics and how exactly to use each stat that’s been created. Casual baseball fans probably don’t know much about things like wRC+, wOBA, DRS, or UZR. It can be […] WARPed on WAR: How each site’s WAR views the Colorado Rockies - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More