DLR and Wisler duel ends in bloop

Today’s RoxWalkOff win was one of the more interesting games of the year. Most of the scoring occurred in the first 3 innings. CarGo got the Rox off to a great start, photocopying last night’s home run with another on a pitch just off the outside corner. Shown side by side, the similarity in pitch … 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

Ten Run Field returns for June

Here’s a useless stat. The Rox offense in terms of average is terrific on Monday, and good on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday. They have been bad on Wednesday, pitiful on Sunday, and worse on Thursday. Mon .302 (leads MLB) Tues .282 Wed .251 Thurs .240 Fri .281 Sat .273 Sun .248 Rox pitching can be … Continued

Rox roll behind Rusin

Today’s regularly scheduled rain delay amounted to 1:11, but once the clouds parted there was nothing but sunny skies for the Rockies in a 10-5 domination of the Miami Marlins. It is night and day what happens when a starting pitcher comes in and does the job, and the pressure gets put on the opposition … 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

DLR outduels Greinke in LA

On a clear Saturday night in LA where Don Mattingly gave most of his heavy hitters the night off, the Rox got a stellar performance from Jorge de la Rosa that even Scott Oberg couldn’t mess up. DLR fielded a grounder in the 7th twisting his groin awkwardly, we’ll have to wait to see how … Continued