Rox leave Black Hole quietly

Foiled again by a lack of hits on relatively unknown arms, the Rox 2015 visit to the Black Hole ended quietly with a 4-1 loss. In 3 days, the Rox fell to Kendall Graverman (the centerpiece to the Josh Donaldson deal to Toronto), avoided Sonny Gray who opted for a short hospital stay with gastroenteritis, … Continued

Saved by the changeup

Once again, Walt Weiss was faced with a non-choice last night heading into the 9th inning. John Axford was rode hard and put away wet the previous two days. LaTroy Hawkins had a jacket on the entire night in the dugout and didn’t move to the bullpen, a sure sign he was also “down” for … Continued

FirstLook: Marlins vs. Rockies, 6.6.15

After another Deadie Butler pummeling last night, the Marlins and the tarp are back for more today. Chris Rusin will be attempting to keep the ball within county lines. We’ve put two opposing players on top of the HR distance board THIS WEEK. Giancarlo Stanton blasted a ball 484’last night, taking the lead from Joc … Continued

BREAKING: Pen melts – for Dodgers

OK, show of hands – how many of you turned tonight’s contest off in the 7th? After a two and a half hour rain delay, and what had all the makings of another Dodger victory after another Rockies bullpen meltdown, I’m sure lots of folks were discouraged. ESPN2 threw up the graphic about how lopsided … Continued

Rox overpower Harang, deliver victory

A lot of things went right today for the Rockies in a 5-2 win at Philadelphia. The way this game unfolded, it could have easily gone the way so many games have gone this year, snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. As Ryan Spilborghs said, it’s the #PITCHING, but it seems several things are … Continued

Rox withstand rally in 8th to hold on

There were quite a few uninformed fans who characterized today’s Rox 6-4 win in Cincinnati as “Kendrick blew up again.” That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Yep, 4 earned runs got charged to him – but a closer look shows he didn’t deserve that at all. In fact, Kendrick cruised through the first seven … Continued