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Five key numbers for the Rockies so far

We're 23 games into the season and the Rockies are a game out of first place in the NL West. Here are five numbers that help explain why.

Five key numbers for the Rockies so far

We're 23 games into the season and the Rockies are a game out of first place in the NL West. Here are five numbers that help explain why.

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Rockies fall to Giants, 12-10

This was a bad one.

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Wednesday Pebble Report: McSuperMahon

Ryan McMahon homers again and Tyler Matzek throws five wild innings.

Wednesday Pebble Report: McSuperMahon

Ryan McMahon homers again and Tyler Matzek throws five wild innings.

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NL West Report: Dodgers take division lead

Stumbles from the Giants and Padres have allowed the Dodgers and Rockies to ascend to the top of the division while the Diamondbacks' negative spiral continues.

NL West Report: Dodgers take division lead

Stumbles from the Giants and Padres have allowed the Dodgers and Rockies to ascend to the top of the division while the Diamondbacks' negative spiral continues.

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Wednesday Rockpile: Blackmon, Morales are beastly

Charlie Blackmon is having himself a fantastic start to 2014, while Franklin Morales was excellent last night for the Rockies. Plus, a hilarious swing by Elvis Andrus.

Wednesday Rockpile: Blackmon, Morales are beastly

Charlie Blackmon is having himself a fantastic start to 2014, while Franklin Morales was excellent last night for the Rockies. Plus, a hilarious swing by Elvis Andrus.

Rockies 2, Giants 1: Morales, solo HR's power win

The Rockies beat the Giants Tuesday a Coors Field, but in an unexpected twist, it was a 2-1 game with Franklin Morales getting the win.

Past and Present: Who is the most popular Rockie?

Taking a look at some of the best and most popular Rockies players ever, trying to determine a favorite.

Purple Hazed Ideas No. 12: Umpire Mics

MLB umpires should have mics like NFL field officials do.

CarGo's slump

CarGo has really struggled since the Rockies departed on a west coast road trip in the second week of the season. What gives?

Tuesday Pebble Report: McMahon, Story keep hitting

Ryan McMahon an Trevor Story are off to fast starts for the Rockies organization.

Purple Row to have weekly segment on The Press Box

Bryan, RIRF and/or possibly a special guest every now and then, will appear on The Press Box with Peter Burns and Mark Kiszla each week beginning Wednesday (that's tomorrow!).

Tuesday Rockpile: No talk of Cuddy extension

Also, Jhoulys Chacin is nearing his return, Carlos Gonzalez is slumping, and two-seam command has been the key to Jordan Lyles' success.

Rockies 8, Giants 2: Bats go nuts

The Rockies demolished the Giants in the series opener

It's the pitching depth, stupid

The bottom of the rotation may not be the most compelling subject to talk about when it comes to a baseball team, but it sure can tell you something about why the 2014 Rockies are much better than last year's team.

Michael Cuddyer to the DL, Culberson called up

Since the leg injury Michael Cuddyer suffered in last Thursday's game against San Diego isn't healing fast enough, the Rockies have decided to put him on the disabled list an recall Charlie Culberson.

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Morneau earns Player of the Week honors

One current and one former Rockie earned POW honors for the third week of April.

Know Your Foe: Giants

There are some key Giants players in a slump. The bad news is that they always heat up at altitude.

Monday Rockpile: Replay clarification needed

In today's Rockpile we link you to a couple of injury updates, a couple of examples where replay is failing, a nice piece on what Nolan Arenado is going to become, and more.

Mini-Monday Pebble Report: Easter Friedrich

Only one affiliate had a game yesterday, making for a pretty thin Pebble Report. Thankfully, said game was an extremely successful outing from Christian Friedrich for the Sky Sox, resulting in a 2-0 win.

Phillies 10, Rockies 9

A throwback to the pre-humidor days at Coors Field took place on Sunday, but with all the excitement and frustration of the modern-day squad.

Ryan McMahon may play himself into new position

The early play of Ryan McMahon is turning some heads but it may also be forcing the Rockies to look at some tough decisions when it comes to the future of their organizational structure.

Sunday Rockpile: Lyles, Morneau, replay, platoons

A couple of off season acquisitions play well for the Rockies, winning a game featuring a landmark instant replay decision that will likely be used as precedence in making similar calls in the future.

Baby Bull and the 3-0 green light

No one wants to flash red at a bull, and the limited stats agree.

Sunday Pebble Report: Butler, Chacin in action

Eddie Butler got his first win of 2014 as Tulsa secured the minor league system's lone victory of the night.

Rockies 3, Phillies 1: Lyles shuts down Phillies

Jordan Lyles pitched seven innings without allowing an earned run and Justin Morneau provided all the offense the Rockies would need with a two-run home run in a 3-1 win over the Phillies.

Saturday Pebble Report: Sky Sox win in a walk-off

The Sky Sox won a 35 hit barnburner last night, while the other affiliates weren't so fortunate

Prospect Roundup: Ryan McMahon not a sleeper

Third baseman Ryan McMahon is garnering more attention as he leads the SAL in home runs. Pitcher Alex Balog is looking better in Asheville than he did in Short-season ball last year and may be close to a break out performance.

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