Rox Struggle to Find Offensive Rhythm in 3-2 Loss

It was a pitching duel between the Royals and the Rockies.  The hits were scattered throughout the game and the Royals had just enough runs to win 3-2.  Edinson Volquez was in mid season form and did not allow a hit nor a walk.  The only base runner was on a HBP to Tom Murphy … Continued

Rox Put Cubs to Bed, 4-2

Jon Gray started the game against the A-lineup of the Cubs and he was scheduled to go three innings.  He was working on his curve balls and he paid the price for serving batting practice curve balls.  It’s just spring training folks!  The second batter of the game, Jason Heyward, swatted the ball halfway up … Continued

Rox Dismiss Reds, 9-3

After struggling to generate some offense in the first week until the seventh inning of yesterday’s 9-5 win, the Rockies used the future regulars to knock out the Reds 9-3 at Goodyear Ballpark. It should be noted that the Reds had a no-name lineup today full of organizational fillers even though they were at home. … Continued

Blackout Class Action Suit Settled

  In this article, there is a quotation, “Under the terms of the deal, baseball fans will be able to purchase single-team packages, the league-wide package will be discounted, authenticated Comcast and DirecTV subscribers will get in-market streaming options and more.” Let’s hope for people living in blackout areas, it will mean that they can purchase … Continued

Local Sabremetrics meeting

Rocky Mountain Chapter Meeting WHEN: 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2016. WHERE: Breckenridge Brewery, 2220 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205 COST: Lunch on your own CONTACT: Paul Parker, paul.parker@rockies.com PROGRAM DETAILS: Our SABR Day event will be in the banquet room at the Breckenridge Brewery in downtown Denver. Doors open at 11:00 a.m., so … Continued

RMH’s Book on How to Play at Altitude

While we wait for the Rockies to make additional moves and the cold stove is cool, I figure I better show the upper management of the Rockies how to win at altitude.  Here is my brief summary:  All outfielders must have a lot of range and run the most efficient routes running down balls in … Continued