Colorado Rockies

Jim Marshall - Jun 2, 2022

Colorado Rockies reliever Tyler Kinley is enjoying new success. After years of bouncing around the league and inconsistency, he seems to have found his control. Off-season and Spring Training 2022 adjustments to his form seem to be the key. Before Arriving in Colorado Kinley was drafted by the Miami Marlins back in 2013 but was […]

Trevor Story
Dan Jaycox - Mar 20, 2022

Trevor Story is officially off the market. The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with Story, reportedly for six years, $140 million. It includes an opt-out after four years, one that the Red Sox can avoid by adding a seventh year. Story will join an infield that includes Bobby Dalbec, Xander Bogaerts, and Rafael […]

Ryleigh Mulvihill - Mar 16, 2022

Kris Bryant is staying in the NL West. According to Jon Heyman, the former Rookie of the Year has signed with the Colorado Rockies on a seven-year, $181 million deal. The Rockies make quite the surprising move as they now have a standout player on their rebuilding roster. The 6’5″ 230 lb third baseman will bring a […]

Cubs Rockies
Benjamin Sabin - Mar 4, 2022

Cubs 4, Rockies 3 (10) (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Colorado Rockies All-Time Team against the Chicago Cubs All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.) Only in a parallel universe could such a thing happen. Surely not in our untidy universe could the greatest ballplayers […]

Rockies All-Time
Caleb Begley - Feb 22, 2022

The Colorado Rockies are, for all intents and purposes, reaching the end of their young years as a franchise. Entering their thirtieth season of operation, the team has won 2,133 contests, made five postseason appearances, and won one pennant. They still seek their first World Series championship. In fact, they’re still so relatively new that […]

Brady Albert - Feb 7, 2022

Coors Field in Colorado has been known as the most hitter friendly ballpark in the game for years. Due to the high altitude, baseballs fly farther, and pitches break less, leading to increased offensive numbers from many players. Pitchers are wary of signing large deals with the Colorado Rockies, since the success rate there isn’t […]

Jeremy Breland - Jan 9, 2022

Simply stated, Todd Helton is the greatest player in Colorado Rockies history. Granted, the franchise is only 29 years old. Yet, if someone were asked to sum up Helton’s legacy in one sentence, that would be the accurate way to state it. That is a pretty good opening line to one day read on Helton’s […]

Jeremy Breland - Dec 7, 2021

Trevor Story is one of the marquee names still available on the free-agent market. The two-time all-star shortstop is 29 years old has played the entirety of his career with the Colorado Rockies. While 2021 was not his finest season, Story is one of the best shortstops in the game. Going back to 2018, Story […]

Diamondbacks Rockies

Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 4 PHOENIX, Oct. 3 — The Arizona Diamondbacks climbed out of a 4–0 fifth-inning deficit to defeat the Colorado Rockies, 5–4, Sunday afternoon on a walk-off home run by second baseman Josh VanMeter. The scoring started in the top of the second. Right fielder Sam Hilliard and first baseman Colton Welker opened […]

Diamondbacks Rockies

Diamondbacks 11, Rockies 2 PHOENIX, Oct. 2 — Christian Walker went 3-for-5 with three doubles, and Pavin Smith went 2-for-2 with three walks and a double as the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the Colorado Rockies, 11–2, Saturday night. Ketel Marte added two doubles to go along with one each from Carson Kelly and Zac Gallen to […]

Colorado Rockies
Doug Winkey - Aug 3, 2021

The trade deadline came and went for the Colorado Rockies with barely a hint of activity that dissatisfied many. Nobody of note left town, and the only real moves involved undoing some of the moves made under the previous general manager, Jeff Bridich. Colorado went from a playoff contender a few years ago to one […]

Ashton Goudeau
Doug Winkey - Jul 30, 2021

The Colorado Rockies have reacquire pitcher Ashton Goudeau from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for cash considerations. Goudeau was originally claimed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in November, but he then spent several months being selected by various other teams off waivers until he finally ended up with the Reds. C. Trent Rosecrans of the Athletic […]

Mychal Givens
Drew Lutts - Jul 28, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds have made another move to bolster their bullpen. Late Tuesday night they completed a trade with the New York Yankees for Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson. Wednesday morning, they acquired Colorado Rockies reliever Mychal Givens. In return, the Rockies received minor league right-handers Case Williams and Noah Davis. This is a huge […]

Doug Winkey - Jul 14, 2021

Giving a Colorado Rockies draft grade is always an interesting thing for a few different reasons. The most important is that whatever a player’s general projection might be, it immediately requires some mental judgment due to the organization’s various ballparks. Playing in Albuquerque and Denver is much different compared to many cities. However, that should […]

Rockies Diamondbacks

Rockies 9, Diamondbacks 3 PHOENIX, July 8 — Dom Nuñez belted three of his club’s 13 hits, including two doubles, as the Colorado Rockies crushed the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9–3, Thursday afternoon to avoid a series sweep. Rockies Take Early Lead The Rockies took a 1–0 lead in the top of the second on a leadoff […]

Doug Winkey - May 24, 2021

The Colorado Rockies bullpen has been a problem for years, and given Coors Field’s effects, 2021 is no different. The team has struggled with consistency and is currently near the bottom of the WAR leaderboard for MLB relief groups. How has this happened and can the team recover to salvage anything over the next few […]

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Padres 4, Diamondbacks 0 PHOENIX, Jun 29 — Mike Clevinger and Nick Martinez combined to pitch a three-hit, two-walk shutout, leading the San Diego Padres to a 4–0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday afternoon. Second baseman Jake Cronenworth went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI to lead the Padres offense to victory. The […]

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Lewis Masella - May 24, 2021

A new wrinkle has come to light in the Freddie Freeman agent saga. Freeman recently fired his agent, Casey Close, following an emotional weekend series in Atlanta. On Wednesday, we got a possible look into why he did so. According to Doug Gottlieb of Fox Sports Radio, Close withheld the terms of the Atlanta Braves‘ […]

Wes Johnson
Jim Marshall - May 24, 2021

Wes Johnson is leaving the Minnesota Twins. This is a surprising move, and his final game as the Twins’ pitching coach will be on Thursday against the Cleveland Guardians. Johnson just accepted the pitching coach job with the LSU Tigers. He starts immediately. One of the Better Coaches Johnson is seen as one of the […]

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Diamondbacks 7, Padres 6 PHOENIX, Jun 28 — Down 6–0 going into the bottom of the seventh, the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for seven runs over a strange final three innings to defeat the San Diego Padres, 7–6, Tuesday night. Third baseman Josh Rojas, designated hitter Ketel Marte, and shortstop Jake Hager each had two hits […]

Lewis Masella - May 24, 2021

This past weekend did not go as planned for the Cleveland Guardians. They entered their series against the Boston Red Sox riding high, having won 15 of 19 games in June. Unfortunately, Cleveland’s luck shifted against the Sox, as they fell victim to a three-game sweep. Even so, the Guardians have exceeded expectations so far. […]

Alek Thomas
Jim Marshall - May 24, 2021

Alek Thomas is here to stay with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Since his call up on May 8th, he’s been one of the few rookies who has come in and lived up to expectations right away. He is showcasing his skills both offensively and defensively. Since Call-Up Alek Thomas certainly looks like he belongs in the […]

Scoreless Outing

Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on June 28. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […]

Astros Yankees series
Braden Herb - May 24, 2021

This past week in Major League Baseball was perhaps the most eventful week of the season. From Freddie Freeman’s emotional homecoming to Atlanta, to a big Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels brawl. However, the most exciting series of the week was the four game set between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees. […]