1. Colorado Rockies Acquire Bullpen Help, Deal For Betancourt

    As the wild card race begins to heat up and the Rockies desperate to acquire bullpen help before the trading deadline, the team made a deal to shore up its pitching staff on Thursday. First reported by MLB...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 143 reads 4 comments

  2. Ranking The Colorado Rockies All-Time All Stars

    Having watched Carl Crawford steal Brad Hawpe’s glory moment in this year’s mid-season classic, I’ll take a look at the Rockies’ most storied all star seasons since the team’s inception in 1993...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 7,941 reads 5 comments

  3. Indulging a Fantasy: What It Would Take For The Rockies To Get Halladay

    Let me clarify before I start this piece that there is no reason for me to write it except for the fact that I really want to. Call it a little boy’s dream. Call it fantasy...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 139 reads 4 comments

  4. Rockies' Pitching Prospects Make Exclusive List, Impress in Minors

    Baseball America recently published a list of its top 50 prospects at the mid-point of the 2009 season. Though there were no Rockies in the top 25, three of the team’s most promising young pitchers made the latter half of the list...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 315 reads 1 comments

  5. Colorado Rockies Must Trade Huston Street

    After a 21-7 June, the Colorado Rockies suddenly find themselves in a pennant race. Less than three weeks ago, this was a team on the verge of trading away its best players, packing its bags and hoping for next year...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 402 reads 2 comments

  6. Colorado Rockies' Average Staff Good Enough to Make the Playoffs

    As the Colorado Rockies slowly pick up ground on the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants in the National League West, questions are becoming more and more frequent in the mainstream media...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  7. Carlos Gonzalez May Replace Brad Hawpe in Rockies Lineup By Season's End

    No one in the Rockies organization has been better in 2009 than Carlos Gonzalez, the prize of the Matt Holliday trade. Gonzalez is hitting .348 on the season with 10 home runs and 59 RBI in just 46 games for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox...

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  8. No Hope Coming for the 2009 Colorado Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies are playing bad baseball. Through Wednesday, the team is the second-worst team in the game, slotted right behind the dreadful Washington Nationals with a record of 18-28...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about 5 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  9. Dexter Fowler Convinces Fans, Makes Early Case for ROY

    I’m sold. I was trying to wait it out, trying to stay off the bandwagon, and trying to make sure I didn’t look silly when the young kid starting playing like a young kid again...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 5 years ago 192 reads 0 comments

  10. Nothing To Fear But The Los Angeles Dodgers: Danger Ahead in The NL West

    There are four teams in the NL West with a huge, inescapable problem: the Los Angeles Dodgers. If you think the team’s 10-5 start is an aberration, think again. Take the lineup...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 5 years ago 256 reads 1 comments

  11. Orlando Hudson Is the Key to Contention for Colorado Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies will not sign Orlando Hudson. It will not happen. Period. But, with that said, the team should pull the trigger—and I’m going to spend the next five minutes convincing you why...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  12. The Case Against Todd Helton: A Great Player with Two Phenomenal Seasons

    “Back then it was a different culture.” Four days after his interview with Peter Gammons, the words of Alex Rodriguez still ring true...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 5 years ago 934 reads 5 comments

  13. Matt Murton a Great Fit for Colorado Rockies

    With news coming Wednesday that the Colorado Rockies have traded second baseman Corey Wimberly to the Oakland A's for Matt Murton, the ball club has shored up a major hole in its 2009 lineup, and added insurance for an outfield that sorely needed it...

    Tyler Thompson Written by Tyler Thompson about over 5 years ago 136 reads 5 comments