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Juan Nicasio's role with Rockies next season: starter or reliever?

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Arenado finished for rest of seasonThird baseman Nolan Arenado's second major-league season featured marked improvement as a hitter, maturation as a professional athlete and a repeat of the
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Rockies win as Rosario beats D-backs with two-out walk-off home run

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — For players on struggling teams — Exhibit A, the 2014 Rockies — September performances can leave impressions that last until spring training.
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Rockies' Nolan Arenado likely to miss rest of season due to pneumonia

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado made big strides this season, despite his injuries.
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Colorado Springs Sky Sox link up as Milwaukee Brewers Triple-A team after Rockies move

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — One day after the Rockies left them in the lurch, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox rallied Thursday with a new two-year contract as the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.
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Justin Morneau still in hunt to win National League batting title

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, pushing hard to win the National League batting title, was at his smooth-swinging best.
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Rockies overpower Dodgers 16-2 as Blackmon, Morneau have huge days

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — It was as if the Rockies unleashed a summer's worth of pent-up frustration and power into one Wednesday afternoon of baseball.
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Eddie Butler, Jon Gray and Tyler Anderson re-writing their Rockies scripts

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Eddie Butler. (Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)Eddie Butler's start Saturday for the Rockies will figure like a do-over.
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Albuquerque Isotopes got name from a "Simpsons" episode

Denver Post (Joe Nguyen, On the Rox) — The Albuquerque Isotopes may become the Colorado Rockies' new Triple-A affiliate on Wednesday, but did you know that the origin of the 'Topes' name originated from "The Simpsons"?
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Rockies close to switching Triple-A affiliation to Albuquerque Isotopes

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The Rockies are close to completing a deal that will end their 21-year partnership with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and switch their Triple-A affiliation to the Albuquerque Isotopes, a...
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Kiszla: Rockies manager Walt Weiss takes lumps but will never quit

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — As Walt Weiss sat with his back to a rock-hard wall in the Rockies' dugout, where he has suffered through a summer of bad luck and worse baseball, the 50-year-old manager forced a grin and asked a...
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Rockies end 7-game skid, down Dodgers behind Matzek, Dickerson

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Yasiel Puig took ball three from Tyler Matzek, a pitch just outside in the fifth inning.
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Troy Tulowitzki back with Rockies at Coors Field before injury rehab

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. (Karl Gehring, The Denver Post)Troy Tulowitzki returned to Coors Field on Tuesday -- and without crutches.
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Nolan Arenado remains out of Rockies lineup with early-onset pneumonia

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Nolan Arenado remained out of the Rockies lineup Tuesday after tests revealed that the third baseman is suffering from early-onset pneumonia, manager Walt Weiss said.
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Rockies lose seventh game in row, getting routed by Dodgers

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — The beauty of a baseball season that covers 162 games is knowing that, by the grace of statistical surety, your favorite team will probably win at least a couple of games most weeks - even if they...
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Yohan Flande moves back to Rockies pitching rotation for 2015 tryout

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Yohan Flande. (Evan Vucci, The Associated Press)Walt Weiss played coy to start, saying only that he moved Franklin Morales to the Rockies' bullpen.
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MLB said to meet with players to review its domestic abuse policy

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — Bud Selig, in response to the NFL's controversial handling of Ray Rice's domestic abuse case, will meet with the baseball players' union this week to discuss adding a formal domestic violence...
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Cristhian Adames recalled by Rockies from Double-A Tulsa

Denver Post (The Denver Post) — The Rockies recalled infielder Cristhian Adames from Double-A Tulsa, the team announced Monday.
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Cardinals get "terrific outing" from Marco Gonzales

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Marco Gonzales certainly pitched like a veteran, allowing one run and four hits in 5 innings. He struck out nine, the most by a St. Louis rookie left-hander since Rick Ankiel on Sept. 13, 2000,...
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Nolan Arenado has sore subject: his ribs

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Nolan Arenado, the Rockies' reigning Gold Glove third baseman, wants to finish the season strong. He is hoping a possible rib injury won't prevent that.
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Cardinals' Marco Gonzales shines against Rockies

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — The Rockies have completely lost their way on the road. This is not a news flash, of course, but it was confirmed again Sunday afternoon at Busch Stadium.
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Blog Articles

Wilin Rosario's walk-off homer a bright spot in tough season

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Wilin Rosario's moonshot traveled 447 feet, landing on the concourse beyond the left field bleachers. It was the first walk-off homer of The Bull's career.
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Rockies' Nolan Arenado likely to miss rest of season due to pneumonia

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Nolan Arenado's season of highlight-reel plays, growth as a hitter and injuries is likely over. The Rockies' third baseman is battling pneumonia.
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Game Preview: Vidal Nuno vs. Yohan Flande

Purple Row (Kevin V. Minor) — Winning tonight would mean that the Colorado Rockies would no long be alone in the cellar of the National League.  Depending on how you feel about getting the best draft pick possible determines...
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Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named 2014 winner of Branch Rickey Award

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Anthony Rizzo, the Chicago Cubs' all-star first baseman, on Thursday was named the winner of the 2014 Branch Rickey Award by the Rotary Club of Denver.
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Hitting leadoff with Charlie Blackmon

Purple Row (Drew Creasman) — It can be a thankless job, but someone has to do it. Purple Row talks about the mentality of batting leadoff with Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon. A lot has been asked of Colorado...
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Thursday Rockpile: Rockies playing affiliate musical chairs

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — Colorado Springs and Tulsa are out, Albuquerque and New Britain are in as the Rockies re-work their deals with minor league teams. Report: Isotopes to hook up with Rockies - Albuquerque Journal ...
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Rockies pound Dodgers 16-2 in which things escalated quickly

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — Hey, that was fun 3:06 EST: Holy crap, early game early game early game, gotta get a game thread up, whewwww just in time. 3:14 EST: Charlie Blackmon singles. Nice start. 3:16: Josh Rutledge...
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Eddie Butler, Jon Gray and Tyler Anderson re-writing their Rockies scripts

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Eddie Butler's start Saturday for the Rockies will figure like a do-over. He may have jumped too soon. And Colorado may rewrite its prospect sheet.
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Purple Dinosaur Podcast No. 27: Do the Affiliation Shuffle

Purple Row (Purple Dinosaur Podcast) — What better way to complement a Rockies beatdown of the Dodgers than listening to PDP guys talk baseball? A weekly podcast is no place for breaking news, but we've got it anyway. The Rockies'...
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Rockies owner Dick Monfort reportedly nixed deadline trade involving Jorge De La Rosa

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Colorado would have netted left-handed pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez from the Orioles. The Colorado Rockies nearly shipped their ace to the AL East-champion Baltimore Orioles at the...
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Rockies, New Britain Rock Cats expected to begin Double-A affiliation

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The Rockies will have a Double-A affiliate in Connecticut for the second time in franchise history. And just like that, the Rockies have a Double-A team again. Colorado is expected to begin an...
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Albuquerque Isotopes got name from a "Simpsons" episode

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Joe Nguyen) — The Albuquerque Isotopes may become the Colorado Rockies' new Triple-A affiliate Wednesday, but did you know that the origin of the 'Topes' name originated from "The Simpsons"?
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Rockies' Double-A affiliate options down to Mobile, New Britain

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — It is not yet known where the Rockies' Double-A squad is headed, but one thing is for sure: it won't be in Tulsa. The Colorado Rockies ' Double-A squad will not be returning to Tulsa in 2015,...
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"That was one of the greatest plays I've seen in a long time"

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — "That was one of the greatest plays I've seen in a long time." Said Rockies' Walt Weiss about the rolling-in-the-dirt double play by Dodgers Dee Gordon.
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Reaction to the Rockies' Triple-A move from Colorado Springs to Albuquerque

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Residents of Colorado Springs who, for 21 years, have watched future Rockies hone their craft at Security Service Field aren't taking the news very well. In case you missed it, the Colorado...
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Rockies hit the 60 win mark as they enter the home stretch

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — Yesterday's victory against the Dodgers finally pushed the Rockies to the 60 win mark on the year. Colorado has just 11 games left in the season. Here we are in the middle of September, just 11...
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Rockies 10, Dodgers 4: Tyler Matzek fights traffic in blowout win over Los Angeles

Purple Row (RhodeIslandRoxfan) — Despite the lopsided score, this game provided numerous story lines. The Rockies snapped their seven game losing streak with an offensive explosion tonight in a 10-4 win over the division...
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Rockies reportedly switching Triple-A affiliation to Albuquerque

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The Rockies did not renew their PDCs with Colorado Springs, Tulsa or Tri-City before the Sept. 11 deadline. That doesn't necessarily mean all of those affiliates change, but one already has and...
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Rockies reportedly switching Triple-A affiliation to Albuquerque

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The Rockies are moving their Triple-A operation a few hundred miles south on I-25. It appears the Colorado Rockies ' 21-year partnership with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox is over. The Rockies...
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Troy Tulowitzki back with Rockies at Coors Field before injury rehab

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nick Groke) — Troy Tulowitzki returned to Coors Field -- and without crutches. The Colorado Rockies' shortstop said he's eager to start rehab on a surgically-repaired hip
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