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Does Colorado Rockies Manager Walt Weiss Have Job Security?

Since taking over the managerial duties of the Colorado Rockies, Walt Weiss has compiled a record of 140-184, a mark that seems highly unsatisfactory, even for a team that’s still looking for their first division title after more than 20 ...

Troy Tulowitzki: 2014 Colorado Rockies Player Grade

This was supposed to be the year that Troy Tulowitzki was going to stay healthy all season and have an MVP season for the Colorado Rockies. During the 2013 season, Troy Tulowitzki was able to play 126 games, a huge ...

Three Rockies Named Gold Glove Finalists

Three Colorado Rockies were named Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists today, at least as many as any NL team other than Dodgers (4). Justin Morneau, DJ LeMahieu, and Nolan Arenado are the three finalists. Of the three, Arenado is the ...

Jim Wright, Bo McLaughlin Fired By Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies fired their two pitching coaches on Thursday. Jim Wright and BoMcLaughlin are out as the pitching coaches in Colorado. The Rockies announced the move themselves. Pitching coaches Jim Wright & Bo McLaughlin will not return in 2015. ...

The Michael Cuddyer Problem

Michael Cuddyer is a lovable free-agent-to-be. The Colorado Rockies created a problem for themselves with Cuddyer over the course of the last three seasons. The problem with Michael Cuddyer for the Colorado Rockies is the fact that the Rockies love ...

World Series Preview: Kansas City Royals, Rocktober, And The Question Of Momentum

The 2014 World Series gets underway Tuesday night, with the Kansas City Royals reminding many people of the 2007 Colorado Rockies. Would the Colorado Rockies have won the 2007 World Series if not for that long layoff after the NLCS? ...

Road Woes for the Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies will try to finally figure out their historic road woes for the 2014 season. Losing 96 games in a season will cause any organization to reflect on what can be done to better the situation. The Colorado Rockies ...

Where Will Eddie Butler Be In 2015?

Eddie Butler is one of the top prospects in the Colorado Rockies organization. But with some setbacks in 2014, where will he be in 2015? If we were scared of what would happen to top pitching prospects in Triple-A when ...

San Francisco Giants To The World Series, Again

The San Francisco Giants are appearing in the World Series. This is the third time in the last five years that the Rockies’ NL West foe has won the National League pennant. Even years. The San Francisco Giants, the team that ...

Was Jim Tracy Almost The Arizona Diamondbacks Manager?

The Arizona Diamondbacks hired Chip Hale as their new manager this week. Was former Rockies’ manager Jim Tracy almost their guy? How close were we to witnessing the return of Jim Tracy to the National League West? Well, maybe not ...

ALCS: Jeremy Guthrie Will Start A Playoff Game Monday Night

Jeremy Guthrie will start a playoff game Monday night a the Kansas City Royals try to extend their ALCS lead over the Baltimore Orioles at Kauffman Stadium. Yes, that Jeremy Guthrie. Yes, the affable, funny pitcher whom the Rockies traded ...

Remembering the best move of the Dan O’Dowd era

Dan O’Dowd is no longer in charge of the Colorado Rockies’ front office. Here’s a look back at the best move of his tenure.  The Dan O’Dowd era has finally, mercifully, come to an end, and you probably already know ...

An Unnecessary Reaction to the Rockies’ Front Office Shakeup

The internets have been alive the last few days with reactions to major changes in the Rockies’ front office. You don’t really need mine, but I’m a blogger, and so what I have to say is important. Read it. I ...

What Rockies’ GM Jeff Bridich got right in his introductory press conference

Jeff Bridich was introduced as the new general manager for the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. There was one thing that he got absolutely right. A most unfortunate trend has emerged in the most recent stretch of awful seasons for the ...

Dan O’Dowd steps down: Twitter reacts

Dan O’Dowd and Bill Geivett stepped down from their respective posts on Wednesday morning. Predictably, there were a number of outstanding reactions to that news on Twitter from those who care about the Colorado Rockies. Just think: when you went ...

Walt Weiss will remain Rockies manager

Walt Weiss will remain the manager of the Colorado Rockies under new general manager Jeff Bridich. Anytime there is a changing of the guard in a Major League front office, the manager has to wonder about his job security too. ...

Jeff Bridich named new Colorado Rockies general manager

The Colorado Rockies finally have a new general manager. On Wednesday they announced that Jeff Bridich has been promoted to the position. The Rockies named a new general manager before you could say “external candidate.” Dan O’Dowd and Bill Geivett ...

Rockies Links: Chad Bettis, baserunning, and Billy Butler

The Colorado Rockies embark on this off-season with a lot of questions and a stubborn front office. Today’s links take a look at Chad Bettis, Rockies’ baserunning gaffes, and an important reflection on the fact that Bill Butler stole second ...

Lessons from the Postseason: Week One

For the fifth straight year, the Rockies have missed the postseason, and they were among the first out of contention for the fourth year running. Plenty has been written on the likelihood that things will change without a major front-office ...

Derek Jeter and What We Have Learned About Farewells

  Imagine: You are one of the greatest baseball players of your generation. You are beloved by the fans, respected by your teammates, destined for legend status in the annals of the game. You have announced your retirement, and since ...

Is Corey Dickerson the Rockies MVP?

It feels like we are playing catch-up with Corey Dickerson in terms of well-deserved hype. I know that the young outfielder had his share of buzz while he shot through the Colorado Rockies’ minor league system, but not nearly on ...

Throwback Thursday: Corey Dickerson interview with Rox Pile from March 2011

Corey Dickerson was 21 years old and a prospect in low-A when Rox Pile had the chance to interview him back in March, 2011. That was over a year before I joined the site. The interview was conducted by Logan ...

MLB Rumors: Dan O’Dowd to the Atlanta Braves?

Imagine the scene: longtime Colorado Rockies’ executive Dan O’Dowd is walking out of the office, having informed owner Dick Monfort that he is stepping down from his position to join his old buddy John Hart, now the interim general manager ...

Eddie Butler shines in return to Colorado Rockies rotation

Much of the hope for the Colorado Rockies immediate future rests on Eddie Butler's right arm.On Saturday, Butler gave far more reason for excitement than he did in his lone big league start back in June. His six innings of ...

Michael Cuddyer wows with his bat as Colorado Rockies avoid 100 losses

Michael Cuddyer is fun to watch, but should the Rox re-sign him?Crisis averted.The Colorado Rockies will not lose 100 games, as so many had predicted that they would. A 15-2 drubbing of the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field ensured that ...

Should you care if Justin Morneau wins a batting title?

Justin Morneau erupted for a huge game as the Colorado Rockies blew out the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday at Coors Field. With that impressive showing, Morneau retook the lead for the National League batting title. That allows us to ...

Colorado Rockies move Triple-A, Double-A affiliates

“I want to go to the Sky Sox tonight. There’s a player we should go see before he’s up with the Rockies.” “What’s his name?” “Todd Helton.” “What position does he play?” “First base.” “Do you think we can get ...

Grading Charlie Blackmon’s 2014 Season

Sometimes it’s tough to take what you see with a grain of salt. That’s how it was with many Colorado Rockies fans in April, both with the entire team and more specifically with Charlie Blackmon. In April, Blackmon was dynamite. ...

Colorado Rockies 2015 starting rotation might not be all that bad

Tyler Matzek was good again on Tuesday night.In the midst of all of the negative, a few things positive might be coming out for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night at Coors Field, Tyler Matzek proved that his recent success wasn't ...

What should the Colorado Rockies expect from Eddie Butler this month?

The Colorado Rockies are bringing up one of their pitching prospects, again, to try and inject some hope into an otherwise dismal situation. Eddie Butler, he whose name is always mentioned in the same breath as Jon Gray, will give ...

As Others Clinch Postseason Berths, Rockies Continue Their Skid

I think there are five things worth noting about the Rockies after last night’s game. 1. The team is at the business end of a league-leading 7-game losing streak. In that span, they have scored 11 runs. Total. The Dodgers ...

Colorado Rockies lack of scoring on the run has become historic

Admit it, you just don't care anymore.When Matt Holliday drilled a three-run homer to put the St. Louis Cardinals up 3-0 over the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the 1st inning, the game was over. There were eight innings ...

Colorado Rockies rumors: Carlos Gonzalez most likely to be traded?

The Colorado Rockies are staring down some dicey situations with their payroll between the 2014 and 2015 seasons. They made the decision to re-sign Jorge De La Rosa to a two-year deal, good for $12.5 million over the next two ...

Colorado Rockies shut out again in New York

Maybe the New York Mets are just teasing the Colorado Rockies. With these two teams linked in trade rumors for the last year or so, maybe the Mets just wanted to make sure the Rockies understood how much better their ...

Jon Gray: It’s time to pump the brakes

There were calls for top Colorado Rockies’ pitching prospect Jon Gray to be in the big leagues this season. In reality, the Rockies might be wise to wait until 2016 to have him in the big leagues. There were grumblings, ...

The promise offered by Tyler Matzek

We reached the point a long time ago where we watch the Colorado Rockies in 2014 with an eye towards the future. We look for individual players and general progress that might provide hope for the 2015 season and beyond. ...

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Admit it: you like the latest tech products, gear, gadgets and games, you just don’t like to pay full price for them. As of today, Rox Pile and FanSided can help you with that. We’re introducing the FanSided Deals store to ...

As eyes turn attention to football, Colorado Rockies fans shouldn’t quiet down

Dick Monfort needs to feel the heat all winter long.When Wilin Rosario grounded out to shortstop to end the game and the Colorado Rockies late rally on Tuesday night, something became official that was bound to happen for months.The Rockies ...

Colorado Rockies 2015 schedule: Notes and observations

The Colorado Rockies have been looking forward to next season for a while now. Like a number of teams that have been knocked out of contention, they have been playing out the remainder of their schedule with an eye towards ...

Join Rox Pile for the stretch run

Are you a passionate baseball fan? Do you believe that baseball is a year-round love affair that never ends? Are you ready to step up to the plate and go to bat for your favorite team? The FanSided MLB division ...

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