1. Colorado Rockies' Top 10 Prospects, Post-2010 Draft Edition

    We’re more than a third of the way through the season and the Rockies are still one of the most inconsistent teams in the league. The potential is there, but Colorado can’t seem to put it all together for an extended period...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 4 years ago 1,597 reads 3 comments

  2. Ubaldo Jimenez's Blistering Beginning: Why He Is Eyeing Greatness in Colorado

    At this point in the season, it is difficult to comprehend just how good Ubaldo Jimenez has been. Towards the end of last season, it was clear that Jimenez was blossoming into the Rockies’ staff ace...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 4 years ago 292 reads 0 comments

  3. Colorado Rockies 2010 Player Power Rankings

    The Rockies have been disappointing this season. There. I said it. Colorado has been average, mediocre, maybe even boring. Some guys have been on fire from the start while others can’t seem to figure it out, ruining the party for everybody...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 4 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  4. Despite Ubaldo Jimenez's Heroic Efforts, Colorado Rockies Looking Shaky

    One thing is certain for this year’s Colorado Rockies: Ubaldo Jimenez is the star of the team. Jimenez was credited for one run on two hits in his last start against the Los Angeles Dodgers and it was one of his worst starts of the season...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 4 years ago 147 reads 1 comments

  5. Troy Tulowitzki Having Another Rocky April in Colorado

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki entered 2010 as a trendy pick to win National League MVP honors...

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  6. Nike Hoop Summit 2010: A Portland Coming Out Party for Future NBA Stars

    Have you ever wondered what a guy like Kevin Garnett was like on a high school basketball court? If you had seen him play four years ago, would you have been able to tell that Kevin ...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 1,146 reads 1 comments

  7. 2010 National League Predictions: Take 'Em to the Bank

    We’re less than 96 hours away from Major League Baseball Opening Day and the hype machine is running at dangerous levels. What better time for a balls-out National League Predictions Column...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 343 reads 6 comments

  8. 2010 Spring Training: Who's Performed Best for the Colorado Rockies

    Sitting at a solid 14-11 so far in Cactus League play, the Colorado Rockies have gotten off to a quick start in 2010...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 478 reads 0 comments

  9. Colorado Rockies Top 5 Potential Breakout Candidates

    On a team that seems to be chock full of young, talented ballplayers, breakouts seem to be around the corner for nearly all of them...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 500 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Bold Predictions for the Colorado Rockies in 2010

    Trying to make accurate predictions in sports is nearly impossible. Nobody really knows how the season is going to play out no matter how well informed...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 685 reads 6 comments

  11. Carlos Gonzalez Ready To Take Next Step with Rockies in 2010

    It isn’t easy to talk about the Colorado Rockies in the 2009 playoffs without mentioning the surprising play of Carlos Gonzalez...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 481 reads 1 comments

  12. Colorado Rockies May Still Make a Splash This Offseason

    Dan O’Dowd is quietly building a long-term contender in Denver. Without making a major splash this offseason, O’Dowd has re-signed more of his prized young talent, inking Huston ...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 304 reads 0 comments

  13. Colorado Rockies NLDS Diary, Part Four: What It Feels Like to Lose to Yourself

    It’s do or die now for the Colorado Rockies, who trail the Phillies two-games-to-one in the NLDS. Ubaldo Jimenez faces off against Cliff Lee for the second time in the series...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 4 years ago 150 reads 1 comments

  14. Rockies NLDS Diary (Part Three): Colorado Loses to a First Base Umpire

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    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  15. Rockies NLDS Diary (Part Two): Vengeance Sweet For The Underdogs

    I’ll set the stage for you: The Colorado Rockies are taking on the Philadelphia Phillies in Game Two of the NLDS. The team was scorched yesterday by a nearly unhittable Cliff Lee...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 90 reads 1 comments

  16. Rockies Playoff Diary (Part One): How It Feels to Lose to Cliff Lee

    It’s 11:20 am and I have just left work three hours early to watch the Colorado Rockies face off against Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies in game one of the NLDS. My hopes are running high, though I will soon find out, not for good reason..

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 50 reads 1 comments

  17. Tulowitzki Blossoming into Dominating Force in Rockies Lineup

    Troy Tulowitzki may be the most underrated player on the most underrated baseball team in the world. The Colorado Rockies, despite having the best record in baseball since June 4, are still considered a long shot to compete for a World Series title...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  18. Why The Colorado Rockies Have Been Better Without Matt Holliday

    When Matt Holliday was traded this offseason, Colorado Rockies fans were not a happy bunch. Fans and media members alike claimed the trade was proof that Rockies owners Charlie and Dick Monfront ...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 601 reads 0 comments

  19. Franklin Morales Bringing Heat, Providing Late Inning Boost for Colorado Rockies

    Frankie says relax. When Huston Street went down with a right biceps injury last week, things looked bleak for the Colorado Rockies bullpen. That was before Franklin Morales stepped in to provide the Rockies with a 97 mph backup plan...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  20. Reflections on a Tragedy: A Rockies Fan Commits the Greatest Sin of All

    I left early. I admit it. I am not going to make excuses for myself. In fact, I won’t even tell you why I left early, because it doesn’t matter. What matters is that it happened and now I have to deal with the consequences...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 176 reads 3 comments

  21. The Top 25 Sports Stories of the Decade (2000-2009)

    After Usain Bolt cracked the 100 meter world record by more than a tenth of a second on Sunday, I thought to myself, “this is the greatest sports story of the last decade.” I was totally and completely floored...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 13,616 reads 16 comments

  22. Colorado Rockies Nab First Round Pick as Midnight Deadline Passes

    In the end, Dan O’Dowd got his man. Negotiations went right down to the midnight deadline on Monday, but the Rockies’ general manager eventually committed to a $3.9M contract for Colorado first round pick Tyler Matzek...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 171 reads 2 comments

  23. Colorado Rockies Must Commit To Greatness, Sign Matzek Before Deadline

    The Colorado Rockies have made a commitment to building from within. Beginning with the “Gen R” movement in early 2007, Dan O’Dowd and the rest of the Rockies management team ...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 410 reads 2 comments

  24. Colorado Rockies' Young Outfielders Key to Wildcard Push

    As the Colorado Rockies gear up for their second playoff run in three years, there is much to smile about in Denver this summer. Over the last half decade, Colorado has quietly built a budding contender...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  25. Talking Trade Potential: An In-Depth Look at the Most Valuable Rockies

    Who are the best players in baseball? Which players have the most value? These are the questions that scouts, journalists and front office executives spend countless hours every trading deadline trying to answer...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about almost 5 years ago 556 reads 0 comments