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Renee Dechert

Colorado Rockies game no. 15 thread: Dakota Hudson vs. Yariel Rodriguez

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Today, the Rockies will try to win the series in Toronto.

Today, the Colorado Rockies (4-10) will face the Toronto Blue Jays (6-8) in Game 2 of a three-game stand, looking to pick up where they left of in last night’s 12-4 rout, the Rockies first win in Toronto.

The Rockies have not won two in a row on the road since July 21-22, 2023, at Miami; they have not won a series on the road since taking two of three in St. Louis on Aug. 4-6,...

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Samantha Bradfield

This Week in Purple: The Great Purple North

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Colorado Rockies recap and discussion thread for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 2024

The weekend is a great time to kick back and reflect. This Week in Purple is the place to catch up on the news from our team at Purple Row. You’ll find links to Rockpiles and other content below as well as a platform for community discussion in the comments.

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The Colorado Rockies are 4-10 on the young season with a lot of miscues and growing pains,...

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Jays' Yariel Rodriguez set to face Rockies in MLB debut

Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Yariel Rodriguez is scheduled to make his major league debut Saturday afternoon against the visiting Colorado Rockies. The 27-year-old Rodriguez arrived from Triple-A Buffalo on Friday, and the plan is to activate him Saturday to make the start.

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Rockies crush Blue Jays pitching to coast to victory

Nolan Jones and Ezequiel Tovar led a 20-hit attack with solo home runs and the visiting Colorado Rockies defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 12-4 on Friday night.

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Evan Lang

Reliever Daniel Bard to miss the 2024 season

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The Rockies’ closer will require surgery that will end his season before it began

Colorado Rockies closer Daniel Bard will miss the entirety of the 2024 season after beginning the year on the 15-day injured list. First reported by Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post on Friday afternoon, Bard will have surgery on his right flexor tendon.

Bard finished the 2023 season on the injured list with a right flexor strain after being on the IL in early...

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Rockies lose former star reliever to season-ending surgery

Colorado Rockies reliever Daniel Bard is set to undergo season-ending surgery, the latest setback in a career which has seen a number of highs and lows.

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Rockies Reliever Set to Miss Rest of 2024 Season

Colorado Rockies reliever Daniel Bard is expected to miss the rest of the still-young 2024 MLB season after having a setback in rehab. Bard was rehabbing a right flexor strain, but after suffering a setback, he is now set to receive surgery on the right flexor tendon.

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Joelle Milholm

Colorado Rockies game no. 14 thread: Ryan Feltner vs. Kevin Gausman

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Feltner will try to earn the rotation’s first win of 2024

The challenging slate to open the 2024 season continues tonight as the Rockies (3-10) take on the Blue Jays (6-7) in the first showdown in a three-game series in Toronto Friday night. The Rockies have played 10 of their 13 games so far against playoff teams from 2023 and will play the next six against the Blue Jays and Phillies to make it 16 of their first 19 against ‘23 postseason...

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Mac Wilcox

Series preview: Rockies vs Blue Jays

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The Rockies head north to face off against Toronto’s finest

As the Colorado Rockies continue to search for their first series victory, they’ll now head into the heartland of Canada to do battle with the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Rockies own a lifetime record of 11-13 against the Jays, with each of their 11 victories coming at home. That's right - they've never won a game in Canada. One hopes that they will finally get off the schneid this time...

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Joelle Milholm

Friday Rockpile: Rockies winless rotation shouldn’t be 0-7

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Colorado Rockies news and links for Friday, April 12, 2024

Thirteen games into the 2024 season, the Colorado Rockies starting pitching staff is still searching for its first win.

Kyle Freeland, Cal Quantrill, Austin Gomber, Ryan Feltner, and Dakota Hudson have an 0-7 record and the highest ERA among starters in Major League Baseball at 6.61. They have the worst WHIP at 1.692, they rank No. 29 in batting average against at .309 and they have surrendered 11...

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Evan Lang

Colorado Rockies Minor League Game Thread: April 11th, 2024

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With the Rockies off today, we turn our eyes to our minor league affiliates. The first game starts at 5:10PM MDT

With the Colorado Rockies taking a day off before heading off on a six game road trip against the Toronto Blue Jays north of the border and the Philadelphia Phillies in the City of Brotherly love, let’s turn our eyes to the farm system.

There’s no time like the present to start following minor league baseball, and...

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Forbes List Gives Update on the Rockies Franchise Value

Last season, the Colorado Rockies lost more than 100 games for the first time in their franchise history. Expectations were low coming into this season, however, this team has a chance to hit a new low.

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Kenneth Weber

Thursday Rockpile: Evaluating Brendan Rodgers’ early season struggles

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Colorado Rockies news and links for Thursday, April 11, 2024

There has been much ballyhoo about the skidding start for the middle of the Colorado Rockies’ lineup. Veterans Ryan McMahon (1.017 OPS) and Charlie Blackmon (.954 OPS) have excelled thus far while youngsters Brenton Doyle and Ezequiel Tovar have held their own with two HR apiece and OPS in the high-eights.

But the expected nucleus of the lineup – Kris Bryant, Nolan Jones and Brendan Rodgers...

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Skyler Timmins

Colorado Rockies game no. 13 thread: Tommy Henry vs. Austin Gomber

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The Rockies look to win their first series of the year

Quality starting pitching has been quite evident during the Colorado Rockies homestand and they hope to continue that trend in the rubber match against Arizona in an effort to close out the homestand with a victory.

Austin Gomber (0-0, 6.23 ERA), makes his third start of the year after making the start against Tampa Bay in the home opener. Gomber has struggled with the efficiency of his...

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Skyler Timmins

Every Rockie Ever Podcast: Clint Barmes

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Skyler and Dustin look back on the Opening Day heroics of a fan favorite infielder

Every Rockie Ever is a show under the Rocky Mountain Rooftop banner where brothers Skyler and Dustin Timmins sit down and talk about every player to suit up for the Colorado Rockies to share memories and the legacy of their careers.

In 2005, Clint Barmes etched his name forever in the annals of Rockies history and the hearts of many fans. An Opening Day walk-off home run...

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This Former National League MVP Is Having A Horrific Season

2024 was supposed to be a comeback season for a more determined than ever former National League MVP, Kris Bryant. However, the first 12 games of the regular season have been a complete nightmare.

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Skyler Timmins

Wednesday Rockpile: Ryan McMahon’s swing mechanics are yielding good omens

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Colorado Rockies news and links for Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Since being drafted in the second round out of high school by the Colorado Rockies in 2013, we’ve heard a lot about the potential of Ryan McMahon. While his glove has turned into one of the best in all of baseball at third base, the bat was always supposed to be his calling card.

His power production became quite evident during his first stint in professional baseball when he clubbed 11...

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Austin Gomber, Rockies seek series win over D-backs

When Austin Gomber starts this season, the Colorado Rockies win. Unfortunately for the left-hander, he hasn't been the beneficiary of the decisions. Gomber will shoot for his first victory and a series win for the Rockies when they wrap up a three-game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon in Denver.

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Diamondbacks Break Losing Streak with Narrow Win Over Rockies

Although it was not much different from how the past week has gone, the Diamondbacks managed to break their five-game losing streak with a narrow 3-2 victory against the Colorado Rockies.

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Diamondbacks hold on to early lead, get by Rockies

Randal Grichuk and Corbin Carroll each hit their first home runs of the season, Gabriel Moreno had four hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 in Denver on Tuesday night.

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