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Friday Rockpile: Baseball's back and the Rockies may just be very good at it

Twitter / Jon Heyman: #rockies looked great toda ...
"#rockies looked great today. seth smith can hit!"

Seth Smith has super debut - The Denver Post
Is Seth Smith Superman? If he can repeat yesterday's performance more often during the regular season, he may just be. However, at the end of the day all Seth wants to do is go home and play with his daughter, Sienna.

Diamondbacks 1, Rockies 11: Well, that sucked... - AZ Snakepit
Yes, that did suck D'Back fans, but it wasn't the end of the Rockies' reign of terror over you in 2010.

Tulowitzki already in the groove at spring training - The Denver Post
"I told him [Matt Holliday] this offseason has been different than any other because I am not messing with my stance. I finally understand my swing," Tulowitzki recalled. "He said, 'Isn't that a great feeling?' "

Tulo's also looking to reach the 30 stolen base plateau. Join that 30-30 club this season, Troy!

A Quick Investigation into the Aerodynamic Drag on Fly Balls at Coors - Purple Row
If you haven't already checked it out, read realmenwearpurple's FanPost on aerodynamic drag on fly balls at Coors.

Baseball Prospectus | Future Shock: Top 101 Prospects
BP's Kevin Goldstein unveiled his top 101 prospects the other day. Christian Friedrich and Tyler Matzek check in at 22 and 23, respectively.

Baseball Prospectus | Squawking Baseball: LA Story (Subscribers only)

Shawn Hoffman tackles those reports out of LA that the dailies seem to be taking seriously: the Dodgers are going to be extremely profitable in 2018, but will spend less on payroll. Basically, those documents that demonstrate this are more than likely a sales tool for potential investors.