and then there were two…

The Rockies play their last Saturday game of 2014 tonight at Dodger Stadium.  The only drama left in this disappointing season is finding out if Morneau will win the batting title or not.  Perhaps in an effort to help out his cause, Walt Weiss has Justin sitting this one out.  Can’t go down in AVG if you don’t play – right?  Morneau’s .319 is one tick better than Josh Harrison’s .318.

ROCKIES LINEUP
1. Charlie Blackmon (L) CF
2. Rafael Ynoa (S) 3B
3. Michael Cuddyer (R) 1B
4. Michael McKenry (R) C
5. Kyle Parker (R) RF
6. Brandon Barnes (R) LF
7. Charlie Culberson (R) 2B
8. Cristhian Adames (S) SS
9. Eddie Butler (R) P

 
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Bob in Indy
Bob in Indy
6 years ago

Meanwhile, the only four teams with anything to play for all lose: Pirates, Cards, Royals, and Tigers. Go figure!

Bob in Indy
Bob in Indy
6 years ago

I stand corrected. There are two other teams with something to play for. The Mariners did win and the A’s lost, closing the gap to one game in that race for the second wild card spot. A play-in game will be needed tomorrow if Seattle wins today and Oakland falters. Meanwhile, if the Pirates win today I assume they will have to sit in the airport in Northern Kentucky waiting for the outcome of the game in Arizona. A Cardinals… Read more »

Julian
Julian
6 years ago

That was a terrible ending to the game. Do the Rockies pass on resigning Franklin? Without him, and even assuming that Brothers starts the year in AAA to get straightened out, and without anyone from the outside, it seems that we could have a bullpen that looks like this: Hawkings as closer, Ottavino and Logan (I assume that he’ll return healthy and be better next year) for the 8th, and Kahnle, Brooks Brown, Christian Friedrich, and Juan Nicasio rounding out… Read more »

Bob K.
Bob K.
6 years ago
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LaTroy Hawkins – Free Agent after 2014 – 2015 club option for $2.25M. Franklin Morales – Free Agent after 2014. Nick Masset – Free Agent after 2014. Boone Logan – Free Agent after 2016. Chad Bettis – Pre-arbitration after 2014, not on 40 man roster. The remainder of your list are all currently on the 40 man roster and are either pre-arbitration or in arbitration. Since there are 7 players currently on the 60 day disabled list and the Rockies… Read more »

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