40% Season Review and Grade – Yikes!

A Colorado Rockies 40% Review – This is Simple While I am taking a break from roxwalkoff posting, I did promise to keep the stats up-to-date and do my 10% season reviews. This one wasn’t much fun. Let me do the main things easy: Starting Pitching – D+ – The last 10% of the season … Continued

The 30% Report Card for Our Rockies – A B+ Team or Better?

    The 2014 Colorado Rockies 30% Season Report Card   Record 26-22, Home 16-7 Road 10-15 Games Behind 1st – 4  Games Behind WC –Tied What a weird season this has been, and the game to close the 30% point, where you lose 3-2, lose Nolan Arenado, give up 2 RBIs to a back-up … Continued

The 20% Mark: Overall Grade

Someone reminded me I didn’t give the team as a whole a grade. Based on the starters, relievers, offense, defense and bench/intangibles, what score for our 19-13 Rockies. Do they get to earn a scholarship/keep their spot on the honor role? I have the advantage of now knowing they won that 32nd game, in a … Continued

The 20% Mark: Bench, Coaching & Intangibles

At the 20% point in the season this team has already faced a lot of adversity. They lost their opening-day starter before spring training started. They lost their #3 starter first to a hamstring and then to an elbow injury (which sounds like is not going to be as bad as first believed but will … Continued

The 20% Mark: Fielding

When the season started there were a lot of people wondering if this might be the best defensive team the Rockies had ever had. The opening series in Miami was uneven, allowing a fair number of infield hits and even the first week at Coors Nolan had some sloppy errors that extended pitchers and caused … Continued

The 20% Mark: Offense

Okay, at this point is there not a lot to say bad about the offense. I mentioned earlier this season that I was upset by the low pitch counts they are getting against opposing starters. It turns out that new Rockies hitting coach Blake Doyle is at the cutting edge of hitting philosophy. Just a … Continued