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Friday Rockpile: Rockies look to pull themselves back up as Matt Holliday makes his return to Coors

Colorado Rockies slip up again in loss to San Diego - The Denver Post
True or false?

The Rockies simply can't handle prosperity.

Krieger: Rockies skipper may have overmanaged in latest loss to Padres - The Denver Post
I don't believe "may have" needs to be in the above.

Morales loses his control - The Denver Post

A scout at Coors Field said Morales was rushing his delivery and his arm is dragging, leading him to aim the ball.

Good word all around on rehabbing Rox | News
Jeff Francis and Manny Corpas both pitched yesterday in instructs. Francis usually threw his fastball around 86 mph and as high as 89 mph in 47 pitches over three innings. Corpas had his secondary pitches working, but has some work on his fastball left. Troy Renck believes that Corpas will be shopped this offseason.

Holliday cheers: Former Colorado Rockie returns to Coors Field as a St. Louis Cardinal - The Denver Post
Welcome back to Coors Field, Matty. Just don't do anything to hurt the Rockies.

Cook gets start in bid to make playoff rotation - The Denver Post
Make it a hell of a return, Cookie. We need it. The Official Site has more on Cook's return.

Helton not looking too far forward in race | News
Todd Helton staying in the here and now as playoffs approach.

Baseball Prospectus | Prospectus Today: Post-season Bullpens
For subscribers only, but Joe Sheehan ranks the possible postseason bullpens by WXRL. The Rockies are 20th in total WXRL, and Sheehan notes that this "undersells the Rockies a bit." He says something nice about how the Rockies bullpen has changed over the season.