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

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

Season Opener Full of Promise, Loss

The Rockies came into the 2013 season ready to show the world that they could compete. With all of the conjecture over the past few weeks, especially owner Dick Monfort’s praise of the offense as well as the bullpen before the season began, one would be hard pressed to find anyone that was willing to … 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

Rockies Win Season Opener!

The Rockies are officially above the .500 mark for the year!  This game was lost by the Astros, with four fielding errors, as much as it won by the Rockies.  In a game that featured a towering home run, and some excellent hitting to go around, there was much to appreciate about this retooled team. … Continued