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Monday Rockpile: Rockies head to Los Angeles or Anaheim or somewhere in California to play a team that has a name problem

Rockies red-hot run improves to 16-1 - The Denver Post
Both the Angels and the Rockies have performed well against the other league this year, so is this a meeting of two unstoppable forces? Or are the Rockies more of an unstoppable force than the Angels? You know, like that whole Animal Farm "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others" (but in a good sense).

Garrett Atkins' playing time - The Denver Post
While the first part of this article is about Jorge De La Rosa, the second part lets us know that Garrett Atkins will likely be the DH on the road trip.

Saunders: Fathers know best in baseball - The Denver Post
Fathers to son--how baseball should be learned.

Baseball Prospectus | Future Shock: NL Draft Wrap
Kevin Goldstein reviews the NL's drafts and he's definitely a fan of the Rockies'. If the Rockies don't sign Matzek it probably won't be that impressive to him, but it'll still be a good one.