Get ready to see this cleanly-shaven face on TV today.
I have heard they could move that Casper team to outside of Windsor along I-25 where new hotel chains have popped up. But can't confirm it
I imagine that would make our Fort Collins-area contingent pretty satisfied. We started this in the comment section of Rox Girl's post from yesterday regarding the purchase of the team by a group involving the Brothers Monfort. However, I'll continue it by putting up a poll since it's a slow day. Where would you like to see the Rockies' Rookie League team moved (if they even actually relocate)?
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This was also mentioned in yesterday's Rockpile, but look for CarGo to appear on your television screen during the Saints/Seahawks playoff game later today. At least there will be something awesome to relieve us from the snoozefest that is the NFL.
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ESPN.com's Anna Katherine Clemmons has a fascinating piece on former Rockie Matt Murton's first year in Japan - a year in which he broke Ichiro's single season hits record.
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As I mentioned in the comments section of yesterday's Rockpile, Purple Row (and more specifically, Jeff Aberle) got a nod from MLB Trade Rumors for his take on the Carlos Gonzalez extension, which is a terrific read (especially for a Rockpile).
Where would you prefer to see the Rockies' Rookie League affiliate (currently in Casper) move?
Windsor/Fort Collins (156 votes)
Grand Junction (56 votes)
Greeley (22 votes)
Coors Field (14 votes)
Stay in Casper (95 votes)
Really? We really care about this? (48 votes)
391 total votes