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In La Salle, Bigfoot Turf Farms is a baseball field of dreams

Denver Post (Irv Moss The Denver Post) — A full-scale baseball field — Bigfoot Turf Farms — in Greg Johnson's backyard in La Salle is a place for spring and summer baseball teams.
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Rockies exercise team option on relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins for 2015

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — LaTroy Hawkins, the veteran right-handed closer who added a measure of stability to the Rockies' otherwise shaky bullpen, will be returning to the team for the 2015 season.
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Cubs fire Renteria, go after Joe Maddon as manager

Denver Post (Andrew Seligman and Jay Cohen AP Sports Writers) — CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs fired Rick Renteria on Friday to pursue former Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon.
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Rockies 2014 player grades: Brett Anderson, LHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson suffered a back injury during a game against the Chicago Cubs in the fourth inning at Coors Field on Aug.
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Rockies GM Jeff Bridich: Changes to coaching staff done

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders The Denver Post) — Change is on hold for the Rockies. New general manager Jeff Bridich, three weeks into his new job, said the club will not be making anymore changes to the coaching staff.
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Throwback Thursday: Rockies in the 2007 World Series

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, On the Rox) — Manny Ramirez of the Red Sox is tagged out at home by Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba in Game 3 of the 2007 World Series.
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Hochman: Madison Bumgarner makes old-school aces proud of him

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — Bumgarner, a hick from Hickory, N.C., pitched a shutout in the wild-card game, and another in Game 5 of the World Series, allowing only six earned runs in six postseason starts.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Adam Ottavino, RHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino combined a nasty slider with improved fastball command to become the Rockies' most effective reliever in 2014.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Wilin Rosario, C

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario suffered through a tough 2014 season. (AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post)Are the Rockies still bullish on "The Bull?
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Hochman: World Series Game 7? That'll make sports fans feel young!

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — This World Series of wild-card teams was made to be forgotten. And now, with a Game 7, it will be unforgettable.
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2014 Rockies Player Grades: Jordan Lyles, RHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles finished 2014 with a 7-4 record, one of only two Rockies starters with a winning record in 2014.
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Saunders: Fox-TV needs to go to two-man crew for World Series coverage

Denver Post (Dusty Saunders Special to The Denver Post) — A suggestion to Fox Sports before the network begins planning its 2015 World Series coverage: Dump the three-man broadcasting booth and return to a traditional duo.
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Rockies land three players on the Gold Glove finalists list, led by Nolan Arenado

Denver Post (Nick Groke, On the Rox) — Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado. (Denver Post file photo)Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in line for a second consecutive Gold Glove award after he was named a finalist in the
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Jeff Bridich gets going, Rockies dismiss pitching coaches Wright, McLaughlin

Denver Post (Nick Groke The Denver Post) — New Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich made his first big changes Thursday, firing pitching coaches Jim Wright and Bo McLaughlin.
  • 8 days ago
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Saunders: CBS has eye for fantastic finish

Denver Post (Dusty Saunders Special to The Denver Post) — Sean McManus, the hands-on CBS Sports chairman, would enjoy witnessing one of two game-ending scenarios in Thursday night's Broncos-Chargers battle:
  • 8 days ago
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Kiszla: Giants win while Rockie party on

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Hey, everybody: The Rockies built a party deck at Coors Field! Pretty cool, huh? Yes, until you consider the Giants are building a dynasty in San Francisco.
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Royals beats Giants to tie World Series at one game apiece

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Boone Logan, LHP

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Injury-plagued lefty Boone Logan gave up 31 hits in 25.0 innings this season. (Doug Pensinger, Getty Images)2014 Pitching StatisticsGP IP W-L ERA BB SO HR SV BSV WHIP35 25.
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Kiszla: Long-awaited night brings little magic to K.C.

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — To be brutally honest, it was such a royal pain to be a baseball fan in Kansas City for 29 long years that even one of the team's own players would trudge home, night after night and loss after...
  • 9 days ago
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Charlie Blackmon, OF

Denver Post (Patrick Saunders, On the Rox) — Charlie Blackmon hits a home run the Arizona Diamondbacks during a torrid April in which he hit .
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Blog Articles

Rockies exercise 2015 option on LaTroy Hawkins

Purple Row (Andrew Martin) — The Rockies have decided to keep the veteran righty around another year while cutting ties with utilityman Matt McBride The Colorado Rockies have made at least one decision on the 2015 roster,...
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5 spooktacular Rockies-related Halloween costume ideas

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — It's October 31st, you just remembered that dumb Halloween party you were invited to, and you have no idea what to dress up as. If you want to display your Rockies fandom, here are a few ideas...
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Rockies complete coaching changes, just need to hire pitching coaches

Purple Row (Jay Tymkovich) — The Rockies fired their two pitching coaches last week, and that will apparently be the extent of the changes. Rockies GM Jeff Bridich: Changes to coaching staff done - Denver Post I doubt...
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Rockies 2014 player grades: Brett Anderson, LHP

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — The Rockies face a conundrum with lefty Brett Anderson. Do they pick up his $12 million option? Or do they cut him loose and pay the $1.5 million buyout?
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Trevor Story homers, Ryan Casteel notches 2 hits in tie

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Notes on the performances of Story, Casteel and Taylor Featherston, plus updated Arizona Fall League stats for every Rockies farmhand participating. Trevor Story went 2-for-6 with a home run...
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Throwback Thursday: Rockies in the 2007 World Series

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Nicki Jhabvala) — The Colorado Rockies made their first World Series appearance in 2007, but were swept in four games by the Boston Red Sox.
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Rockies season review 2014: Jason Pridie stuck with Colorado, was rewarded with 2 MLB games

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Hey, Pridie played two more MLB games in 2014 than you did! It's a good thing Jason Pridie's threats to opt out of his minor league contract on July 1 proved empty. Otherwise, he never would...
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Rockies win the transitive property World Series

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — The Giants won the World Series for the third time in five years last night. Ew. But at least the Rockies can say they took the season series from the champs, including a particularly fun sweep at...
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World Series Game 7 Thread

Purple Row (Chris Chrisman) — This is it. Incoming Cubs manager Joe Maddon cordially invites you to discuss Game 7 of the World Series here.
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Rockies 2014 minor league review: Tulsa pitching staff anchored by top prospects

Purple Row (Jordan Freemyer) — A strong group of arms in Tulsa was led by several starters with bright futures. In their final season as a Rockies affiliate, the Tulsa Drillers played host to some of the organization's most...
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2014 Rockies season review: Jackson Williams, gritty catcher who finally reached The Show

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Williams toiled in the minor leagues for seven-plus years before finally reaching the majors. He didn't do much there, but it was a great accomplishment for him nonetheless. No type of baseball...
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Adam Ottavino, RHP

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Adam Ottavino's wicked slider and an improved fastball in the second half of the season made him the Rockies' most effective reliever.
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Rockies 2014 Player Grades: Wilin Rosario, C

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — Are the Rockies still bullish on Wilin "The Bull" Rosario? That will be one of the major offseason questions facing new general manager Jeff Bridich.
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Key MLB 2014 offseason dates

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — The 2014 season, barring weather circumstances, will end tonight. That means the MLB offseason will get underway right after. Here's what you need to know about the key dates coming up in the next...
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World Series Game 6 thread

Purple Row (RhodeIslandRoxfan) — Discuss what could be the last game of the 2014 season here. Game 6 of the World Series. The event where some of baseball's most cherished memories have unfolded. Will we add to that list tonight?
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Rockies minor league review 2014: Tulsa offense did just enough to win games

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — The numbers as a whole weren't exactly pretty, but there were several bright spots within the Rockies' Double-A lineup. Heading into 2014, it was the Rockies ' Double-A pitching staff -- not...
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2014 Rockies Player Grades: Jordan Lyles, RHP

Denver Post: All Things Rockies (Patrick Saunders) — A win-loss record is often a deceiving statistic, but in the case of Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles' 7-4 record, it's a relevant measuring stick.
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Rockies 2014 season review: Pedro Hernandez ... that's all, really

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — In 2014, Pedro Hernandez was like a mix of Pedro Martinez and Livan Hernandez. OK, that's a lie. But you can imagine what it would be like if he was. He made us laugh. He made us cry. But mostly,...
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Christian Bergman makes Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game

Purple Row (Bryan Kilpatrick) — Bergman has pitched well in AFL play, and the rookie hurler was rewarded for it on Monday. Colorado Rockies rookie pitcher Christian Bergman was selected to the Arizona Fall League's Fall...
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2014 Rockies minor league review: Modesto pitchers led by Jayson Aquino

Purple Row (Jeff Aberle) — The Modesto Nuts were not particularly good at pitching, but Jayson Aquino provides hope that the staff will produce at least one big leaguer. Let's get this out of the way first: the Modesto...
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