Rockies Trivia Tidbits

The baseball movie MONEYBALL got shut-out at the Oscars recently. Last year, the Rockies were shut out 8 times; 5 times by teams in the NL West. Colorado shut out an opponent 7 times. In those 7 wins, the starting pitcher went the distance twice. UBALDO JIMENEZ got his 1st win of the season by … Continued

Tulo, Dex and Blackmon Highlight Chat

The Denver Post hosted a 1 hour “live chat previewing Rockies’ spring training with beat writers Troy Renck and Patrick Saunder” today, covering everything from the leadership of Tulo, to the likelihood of seeing Blackmon in the outfield this season.  Dex’s name came up several times in what proved to be a very entertaining chat, … Continued

Rockies Acquire Guthrie for Hammel, Lindstrom

Apparently not wanting the name Giants to take first page in Denver Sports news (NY Giants that is), the Rockies made a move this morning that proved they have one more trick up their sleeves.  The organization decided to swap starting pitcher Jason Hammel and reliever Matt Lindstrom for Baltimore’s Ace, Jeremy Guthrie.  Many Rockies faithful … Continued