Spring Training Notes

I went to the Brewers game on Saturday and Angels game on Sunday.  Here are my observations in no particular order. I think Garrett Hampson is the dark horse candidate to make the team as the super utility with Patty Barrels and Sean O’Malley out of action. Ryan McMahon is carrying himself well acting like … Continued

Rockies Roster Becoming More Clear

It should be the final off season post before Opening Day on April 3rd in Milwaukee.  The roster crunch time is two weeks from now.  Injuries, thanks to BobinWV, has been a factor in the competition to determine who gets on the plane to Milwaukee.  The major questions when ST started were the back end … Continued

Rockies Trounce Puerto Rican All Stars, 10-2

The Rockies pitchers were dominant for the most part.  The offense was having a field day scoring at least a run in every inning except the first and third.  Jon Gray stretched out to three innings and had an easy day with two harmless hits and no walks allowed.  Gray also picked Angel Pagan off … Continued

Rockies Muscle Past Dodgers, 10-9

It was a typical spring training game where the Rockies had beaten up the Dodgers’ regulars 8-2 over the first seven innings.  Then the Rox pitching staff let the scrubs of the Dodgers rally to make the game close with Colorado prevailing 10-9.  The good news was Chatty, Brent Musgrave, Otto, and Gopherg only allowed two … Continued

Colorado Bows to Milwaukee, 9-4

Colorado did not exactly show up today taking a 9-4 loss to the Brew Crew.  Chad Bettis and Kyle Freeland pitched the first four innings and they were impressive except for the solo shot given up by Bettis.  Then Jason Motte comes in the fifth inning and the wheels fell off the rest of the … Continued

Rockies Lose to Mariners, 4-3

It was more of a pitching duel than a slugfest when the Rockies allowed the Mariners to score the go ahead run in the ninth.  Jon Gray was dominant except for one pitch which was a solo shot by Mike Zunino in two innings of work.  Then Yency Almonte and Sam Howard pitched two innings … Continued