Rox Get Second Shot at A’s

Todd Helton will swing his bat against live pitching for the first time this year, as he joins the lineup today against the Oakland A’s. Helton hasn’t seen the batters box yet this spring, which is by design, giving him both time to slowly get back into play after surgery on his hip, as well … Continued

Spring Has Sprung a Rox Lineup

The Rockies will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks today at 1:10 for their first game of spring.  The lineup is full of starters with a notable absences in Helton, who Weiss has mentioned will be taking several games off so as not to push it too much too soon.  Helton hasn’t played since his late … Continued

First Full Workout and Helton Apology

While the day ended uncomfortably, at least for one Mr. Todd Helton, it began in such a way that RoxWalkOff regular TJinPhoenix gave the first full workout his seal of approval. TJ sent me a few quick texts, and some pictures, of the days workout. His update helps those of us, that weren’t able to … Continued

Roenicke, Putnam, Moscoso and Fields Gone

On a day that could have included the announcement of a new manager, ends with the announcement that the team will say goodbye to four of their 40 via waivers. ZACH PUTNAM was picked up by the Cubs, GUILLERMO MOSCOSO went to the Royals and JOSH ROENICKE & THOMAS FIELD both go to the Twins. Roenicke, in 63 relief appearances, … Continued

Helton, Francis and the Lineup

The news surrounding the Rockies today, as they wind down the season, has to do with breaking records and possible returns in 2013.   TODD HELTON The Cowboy has a great article on MLB.COM in which he sits down with Todd Helton and talks 2013 in earnest.  While Helton isn’t the type that would ever … Continued

Fan Fest 2012

For anyone who hasn’t attended the Fan Fest at Coors Field, it was a really great experience for baseball fans. The Rockies had pretty much the entire stadium open for viewing. Depending on where you wanted to start, you could head down to the lower levels and walk past the coach’s conference room and into … Continued