Ubaldo Jimenez was one of the best stories of the baseball season last year. The former Rockies pitcher went 15-1 in 18 starts before the All-Star break and was nearly unbeatable. He had a sub-1.00 ERA in June and had thrown a no-hitter. He rode a fastball in the upper-90s with crazy movement and a…Read More
Articles tagged: Colorado Rockies
During the Phillies-Rockies game Wednesday night in Philadelphia, the broadcasting crew got into a debate about Todd Helton’s Hall of Fame credentials. Play-by-play man Dave O’Brien said that many people feel Helton playing at Coors Field will hurt his case because the altitude in Denver resulted in astronomical offensive numbers. Analyst and former All-Star Nomar…Read More
The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 in 14 innings Friday night. Both teams were shutout from the 7th inning on until the Pirates won things on a Jose Tabata walkoff double off the wall in right field. The big question after the game was why the Rockies decided to pitch to Tabata with…Read More
The 2007 Colorado Rockies were a mediocre team playing around .500 ball most of the season until September. That month, the team went from 69-66 to 89-73, finishing up the year going 12-1 to force a one-game playoff with the Padres to determine the National League Wild Card winner. After beating the Padres, they continued…Read More
Stop yourself before you do a double-take. Believe me. Judging by the empty chairs April-August, I was wondering whether or not there was such a thing. Apparently there is: As provided by the fine folks at Purple Row who prove the title of this post otherwise, every day of the year.
Though the Rockies season has been incredible, their celebration magnificent, and the momentum in their favor, they never actually won Monday night’s playoff game. Matt Holliday never touched home plate on his dive. In fact, Barrett successfully blocked the plate and tagged him out, producing what should have been an amazing double play. Not to…Read More
A Spring Training preview of the Colorado Rockies including a list of what fans should and shouldn’t be excited about, how the off-season went, and where the club will finish