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

Home Sweeeeet Home!

Ahhh, what a difference a year makes! While last year’s home opener against San Francisco Giants started out like today’s: sold-out crowd, fireworks and balloons and of course anticipation of the win, it was today’s home opener that actually delivered on that promise. Instead of losing 0-7 to the hated Giants, the Rockies came out … Continued

Rockies Win Season Opener!

The Rockies are officially above the .500 mark for the year!  This game was lost by the Astros, with four fielding errors, as much as it won by the Rockies.  In a game that featured a towering home run, and some excellent hitting to go around, there was much to appreciate about this retooled team. … Continued

Betancourt Contract Extended

Today the rockies decided to execute Rafael Betancourt’s mutual option, extending his time with the team through 2014.  The deal is worth $8.5 million ($4.25 million in 2013 and 2014).  As reported in ESPN Deportes, Betancourt is happy with the deal: Basically, the Rockies executed the mutual option I had in my contract for 2013 and added … Continued