Smoke and Mirrors?

It says more about the NL West than the Rockies, that after going 4-11 in the last 15 games they still find themselves sitting in third place in the division, only four games back from the division leading Diamondbacks.  You try to pull that stunt in the NL East and you’ll end up battling it … Continued

Chatwood Called Up in Week of Moves

It sure has been a week of movement for a team floundering after such a fantastic start.  While glimpses of the poor play that earned the Rockies NL West last place last year have been flashed around with absolute abandon, there have been some call-ups that many a fan has been begging for.  Here are … Continued

Dodgers Antivenom After Snakebite

What a difference a day makes.  Blame it on the delayed flights, the 100+ Arenado “family” in attendance or that the Rockies were finally tired of leaving runners stranded.  Whatever the reason, the Rockies took their weekend frustration at the plate out on Ted Lilly and his host of pitching companions as the Rockies put … Continued

Chatwood In, Helton Out on Verge of Being Swept

The Rockies will finish the three game series against the Braves today at Coors before heading to Arizona to start a seven game road trip. Playing the Braves has been the wake-up call many were saying was on the horizon.  The Rockies looked out manned, out matched and very 2012ish in their effort to put … Continued

Millwood, Francis and Lidge

Word this morning is that the Rockies were trying to pick up Millwood last month, by offering him $1 million with another $1 million in incentives, but he wanted something closer to $3 million.  Not sure if Millwood saw the Slowey contract before or after his price settled on $3 million, but with Slowey given … Continued