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: Padres vs. Rockies, 4.22.15

The third game of this series against the new-look San Diego Padres may be the biggest. The Rockies have to start establishing some kind of home-field respectability. Despite a better effort last night and an outstanding game from Nick Hundley, the potent San Diego lineup broke through against a normally reliable Boone Logan. Once again, … 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

ROX WALK OFF in Extra Innings!

Narrowly avoiding the sweep, the Colorado Rockies took the long and hard way towards the win in the final game against the Braves Wednesday afternoon.  When the dust settled it took 12 innings, nine blown opportunities with runners in scoring position and 12 Rockies left on base before the catching combination of Rosario and Torrealba … Continued

Sunday Squad Make it Five Straight

While nobody can argue the 5-1 Rockies have played stellar teams to open the season, with both the Brewers and Padres sporting the antithesis of the Rox record, it can’t be denied that they are playing stellar baseball top to bottom so far in 2013 (Brignac’s defense notwithstanding). Picked the most likely to make a … Continued

Swept Aside Like It’s Nothing

No rest for the worst. On paper, before the game, this looked to be a pretty exciting lineup.  With suggestions from RWO faithful possibly ringing in the mind of Coach Tracy, the Rockies took to the field with Josh Rutledge playing second, Wilin Rosario at first and Jordan Pacheco behind the dish.  Rutledge more than … Continued