Hot Stove Season Ends

The hot stove season has officially ended except for transactions during spring training.  I purchased both the 2017 Bill James Handbook of Baseball and Baseball Prospectus 2017 books.  There was some good information in both of these books that can help us project the 2017 Rockies.  I recommend reading both books as I cannot cover … Continued

NEW FENCE

How many home runs have been lost to the rightfield fence at the bullpen? I think Story has had 3 taken away.  Nolan 1 today that would have tied the game.  A couple of others.  Does anybody have the total? And, how do we feel about the fence now?  What was the purpose again? I forget. … Continued

2016 “On the Record” Prediction Thread

Ladies and Gents – it’s once again time for our 2016 predictions. Before we get started, here’s a link to the 2015 predictions from the group (some good stuff here – worth a review): 2015 RWOer’s Predictions At a bare minimum, let’s do this: Rockies W-L record Rockies final position in NL West Rockies Best … Continued

Time for the Rockies to Start a Trend

Remember last year when Kris Bryant ripped apart the Cactus League only to be sent to AAA to delay his service time clock? George Springer delayed until April 16, 2015? Bryce Harper April 28, 2012? Jordan Zimmermann April 20th, 2009? Evan Longoria April 8th, 2008? I’m NOT comparing Trevor Story to these guys. But on … Continued

Colorado 6 @ Milwaukee 7

Thoughts (in totally random order) from today’s festivities at Maryvale: Milwaukee – consensus top 5 overall Prospect Orlando Arcia played most of the game. Silky smooth. Very quick. Quick hands. My first thought was Alcides Escobar (all defense, not so much offense) then he sent the 2nd pitch he saw from Jake McGee yard. Super … Continued