Helton Handing in His Notice

Todd Helton has put the speculation to rest with his announcement that, “it’s time.” As reported by Troy Renck, Helton left no room for hope that he would be back next season: Yes, this is it. It just seems like it’s time. It’s a young man’s game. I am 40 years old. I am looking … Continued

Wheeler in Lineup Against Snakes

The Rockies made a move today, sending Helton to the DL and calling up Ryan Wheeler. Wheeler will take the field tonight as the teams 3rd baseman with Michael Cuddyer filling in for Helton.  EYj will cover right for Cuddyer.   ROCKIES LINEUP DIAMONDBACKS LINEUP 1. Eric Young (S) RF 1. A.J. Pollock (R) CF … 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

Dex & Rut 1-2 Punch Padres

Lefter Dexter comes through again. Fowler hit two home runs during Friday night’s game at PetCo.  The switch-hitting Dex has looked nothing but money from the left side, as all six of his long bombs have come from that side of home. His second HR of the night came in the eighth off Rockies ex-closer, … Continued

Rockies Get Weiss First Win of Career

Jorge De La Rosa struggled with command, but that didn’t stop the Rockies from handing Walt Weiss, their first year manager, the win at the end of the game. De La Rosa only lasted 4 1/3, giving up four runs on 5 hits.  He also walked three, struck out three and threw an HR pitch … Continued

Stout Stats: Todd Helton

Marc Stout has a new feature running during the Root Sports pre-game shows this season.  It is an “I Looked It Up” feature, and on Monday’s pre-game show Marc will be spotlighting Todd Helton. As Marc is a fan, and regular contributor to RWO, he has tossed us his notes so we here in RWO … Continued