Scaling the Rocks

Rockies midseason review, Part 2: Hope(?)


In the second part of our Rockies midseason review, we take a look at what to look forward to -- or, at least, what to expect -- from July 18 through the rest of the 2014 season.

Rockies midseason review, Part 1: Yuck


In the first of two midseason review articles, we highlight what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the first half for the Rockies. Tomorrow, we'll explore what to expect in the second half.

Monfort: Outside help would have 'negative impact'


Because a Culture of Value in a World of Performance is of the utmost importance.

It's tough to be a Rockies fan


The Rockies are really bad this year, and these three interactions with owner Dick Monfort don't give me a lot of faith that the team will be much better anytime soon. It's a grim time to be a...

Whatever you do, don't blame the offense


The 2014 Rockies' offense has been very good, which should serve as a reminded that only half of this team needs fixing.

Pitch-to-contact is a bust for Rockies


Throwing good strikes is key to a successful pitch-to-contact approach, and by and large, Rockies hurlers aren't doing that.

June Gloom: Colorado's bad month by the numbers


The Rockies stumbled to a 8-20 record in June this year - the worst month of June this franchise has ever had. Here are some numbers that explain Colorado's no good, very bad June.

The dirty dozen: Colorado's 12 starters in 2014


This afternoon, Yohan Flande will be the twelfth starting pitcher to take the hill for the Colorado Rockies this year. We're at game 78. Here's a look at the 12 Angry Men who have started for the...

Rockies baseball: A series of unfortunate events


A once promising season has come undone by a series of unfortunate events (and some bad baseball). Lets look at the DL currently and see who will be able to provide the Rockies some value down the...

Hawkins still thriving


Hawkins has had a long journey back to the Rocky Mountain region (including a brief stop in Denver in 2007), where he first arrived in 1994 while in the Twins organization, but he never strayed...


Anatomy of a sweep: Rockies take three by the bay


How the the Rockies stunned the Giants three games in a row in San Francisco.

A breakdown of Thursday's plunkings


Things got a little chippy in yesterday's contest with the Braves, as David Carpenter plunked Corey Dickerson for basically no reason. Let's break it down!

Matzek is up ... what now?


How did Tyler Matzek get here? And, now that he is here, what is he going to do?

Headscratchers from Walt Weiss


The Rockies need consistency, not off-the-wall lineup construction.

Baseball loses a legend


Involved with the game for the better part of seven decades, including a relatively brief stint with the Rockies, baseball lost a great one when Don Zimmer passed away yesterday at the age of 83.

Now let's talk about Jhoulys Chacin


The Rockies' ace from 2013 is a shell of his former self this season ... but why?

Examining the Eddie Butler call-up


Eddie Butler, rated by most prospect observers to be one of the top 25 prospects in baseball, will reportedly make his MLB debut for the Rockies on Friday night. Let's look at some pros and cons...

The Rockies' unknown identity


The Colorado Rockies have posted a .500 record so far this season, and in the process they've kept the direction they're headed in shrouded in secrecy.

Three catchers the Rockies should pursue


Wilin Rosario and Jordan Pacheco aren't getting it done. Maybe they will bounce back. But the Rockies should at least explore a trade for one of these three players.

We need to talk about CarGo


It was supposed to be the CarGo and Tulo show in Denver this year; but CarGo just hasn't shown up. Can we figure out what's up with him?

It's better to be lucky than good


The San Francisco Giants are the luckiest team in the league this season, and the numbers bear it out.

Troy Tulowitzki's Magnificent May


A sequel to Troy Tulowitzki's Awesome April - Tulo's been about as good in the month of May, which is insane.

Rockies' on-base skills a concern


Colorado has become a bit unlucky on its current road trip. However, luck is what you make of it, and the Rockies aren't doing one of the main things that can help neutralize the effects of...

Tulo better than Trout Part 2: Next best SS


The number one reason I believe Troy Tulowtizki is a more valuable baseball player than Mike Trout is that he more thoroughly dominates his position which is much more difficult to play. Let's look...

Atlanta, where Rockies seasons go to die


In 2013, the Rockies started their first road trip of the second half of the season by going to Atlanta, only four games below .500 at 51-55.  They lost the first game in extra innings, went on to...

How the Rockies can capitalize on strong start


The Rockies have exceeded the expectations of most this year - how can they turn their hot start into another Rocktober?

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