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Lyles adjusting repertoire, finding success

DENVER—It has been a tough season so far for Colorado Rockies reliever Jordan Lyles. The 26-year-old right-hander enters play on Wednesday with a …

Charlie Blackmon is the best active center fielder

There is little debate who the best position player is in baseball, Mike Trout. Unfortunately for Charlie Blackmon, he plays the same position as …

Football Friday: We’ve been here the whole time

Fandom is, for all intents and purposes, irrational.<p>It is emotion based. It is rooted in idealism. Fandom isn’t something easy to explain or argue in …

Friday Pebble Report: McMahon homers in Yard Goats loss

Ryan McMahon (No. 7 PuRP) continued his resurgence during his second trip through the Eastern League, going 3-for-4 with a double and a home run in …

Thursday Pebble Report: Matt Carasiti continues to mow down Triple-A hitters

Matt Carasiti (HM PuRP) undoubtedly had a rough MLB debut last fall. Those struggles resulted in him even being non-tendered at the deadline last …

Rotation Roulette: Who are your top five starters?

This has been an abnormal season for the Colorado Rockies. Yes, they have the best start in team history, but that’s not what I’m referring to. It’s …

Colorado Rockies pitching coordinator Darryl Scott keeps all affiliates on same page

Former Albuquerque Isotopes pitching coach Darryl Scott is a happy man these days.<p>Now the Colorado Rockies minor-league pitching coordinator, Scott …

Why I’m a Rockies fan

<i>Welcome to the refreshed Purple Row! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became</i> …

People are starting to notice the Rockies are good

Yes, the <i>New York Times</i>. Tyler Kepner takes a deep look into the Rockies’ hot start by going straight to the source: the players. He gets some …

Rockies Draft 2015 review: The Bridich Era begins

<i>The 2017</i> <i>MLB Draft</i> <i>is a few weeks away, we want to know: how have the</i> <i>Colorado Rockies</i> <i>approached the last few drafts and what does it tell us about how</i> …

Colorado Rockies have been lucky, and that’s great

The Colorado Rockies currently have the best record in the National League. If you’re a Rockies fan, enjoy it! Sports are supposed to be fun and …

Trading for an ace: What the Rockies would have to give up

Now that you’ve selected your preferred option at Pitcher Mart in the first part of this MLB trade deadline series, it’s time to go up to the …

Garneau looking to get back on track with Isotopes

The old baseball mantra “have options, will travel” caught up to Dustin Garneau recently.<p>Garneau was expected to be the Albuquerque Isotopes’ opening …

Rockies are real good and Jeff Hoffman is the real deal.

Jeff Hoffman impressed far more than just Rockies fans with his dominating performance on Monday night. He caught the eye of a lot of baseball people …

Rockies Draft 2014 review: Dan O’Dowd’s last draft

<i>The 2017</i> <i>MLB Draft</i> <i>is a few weeks away, we want to know: how have the</i> <i>Colorado Rockies</i> <i>approached the last few drafts and what does it tell us about how</i> …

Tuesday Pebble: Dillon Thomas hits four doubles as Yard Goats win sixth in a row

Friend of the Brand Dillon Thomas may find it tough to pick out his best accomplishment from the Yard Goats’ 7-3 win on Monday night. The 24-year-old …

Trading for an ace: Evaluating 3 potentially available SPs

The Colorado Rockies are in an enviable position right now. They are situated well for both short-term success (their estimated playoff odds are now …

Foster, Holmes guiding young staff

Rockies’ young pitchers thriving under pitching coaches Steve Foster, Darren Holmes – The Denver Post<br>A unique approach for Rockies pitching coaches …

Hoffman dominates, leads Rockies to 8-1 win over Phillies

The Colorado Rockies continue to dominate opponents on the road. However, on a night when the Rockies pushed their National League-leading road …

Rockies Draft 2013 review: How have the Rockies drafted in the past?

In modern baseball, there are rich teams and there are poor teams, but there are no teams that do not rely on drafting and developing players to …

Monday Pebble Report: Howard powers Goats to sweep

The start of 2017 has been rough for the Hartford Yard Goats, but a weekend sweep of Akron may be just the kickstart the squad needs.<p>Yesterday’s 5-2 …

Weather at Coors Field: Temperature and run scoring

The last few years, we’ve seen the Colorado Rockies do well in the early part of the season only for a summer swoon to ensue. Since I think of warmth …

Blackmon is really, really good

Stick Nephens for FanRag Sports talks about Charlie Blackmon’s fantastic—and unheralded—start to the season. The Rockies center fielder is hitting …

Wednesday Pebble Report: Tapia, Rodgers raking

As if the Colorado Rockies outfield wasn’t already crowded enough, Raimel Tapia seems intent on forcing his way to the majors.<p>Tapia (No. 4 PuRP) went …

There are two Scott Obergs

Welcome to Football Friday (Season Two). The wildly popular weekly column has returned for a second year of diving into the theories, analysis, and …

Baseball

FanPost Friday: Coors Field visitor’s guide

Anyone who lives in/near Denver knows that the city has been undergoing a bit of a renaissance over the past several years. The population is …

Tourism

Can’t sleep, Coors’ll eat me

This is a fabulously reported story from Eno Sarris about another potential disadvantage the Rockies face: fatigue based on disrupted sleep at …

Sea Level

Rockies beat Padres 3-2 in 11 innings

The Rockies defeated the Padres 3-2 at Petco Park this afternoon.<p>Kyle Freeland started the game strong, retiring the first seven batters that he …

Matt Carasiti picks up fifth save, keeps ERA at zero in Isotopes victory

Reliever Matt Carasiti was rushed through the minor leagues last year, there’s no doubt in that. The reliever spent 39 innings in Hartford before …

Healthy Cuevas shows Isotopes his full hitting potential

Rockies prospect Noel Cuevas was the rare hitter who did not have a great debut as an Albuquerque Isotope.<p>Last season, the outfielder hit a meager …