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Colorado Rockies fall to last in NL West after doubleheader sweep, seven-game losing streak

With seven consecutive losses to their name, the Rockies have fallen into the cellar of the NL West after being swept by Arizona in a doubleheader yesterday.

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Rockies have the National League West basement all to themselves - The Denver Post
Patrick Saunders has a wrap-up of yesterday's doubleheader sweep at the hands of the Diamondbacks and assesses where the Rockies stand at the moment in the NL West.

No answers, or wins, in Rockies' rough patch |
Meanwhile, Thomas Harding has his own recap of yesterday's events and says the Rockies are struggling in their search for answers as to how to end the current seven-game losing skid.

Troy Tulowitzki talks Rockies' losing skid, now at seven games - The Denver Post
Nick Groke talked to the Rockies shortstop and has video of Tulowitzki's reaction after yesterday's games.

Rockies Pitching: What Do We Really Know? | Rockies Zingers
At Rockies Zingers, Ryan Hammon takes an in-depth look at what exactly is going wrong with the Rockies' pitching staff, because the fact that something is wrong is not in question at this point.

Kiszla: Fading Rockies turn Coors Field into saddest place on Earth - The Denver Post
"As ominous bolts of lightning flashed behind a giant scoreboard displaying nothing but bad news, Monfort was surrounded by 40,000 empty seats as he watched his team fall into last place." I'm going to leave that quote from Mark Kiszla's column stand on its own and let you decide if you want to read the rest.

The Fringe Five: Baseball’s Most Compelling Fringe Prospects | FanGraphs
Carson Cistulli weighs in on New Britain Rock Cats shortstop, and No. 8 PuRP, Trevor Story and has high praise for the 22-year-old.

April offense: wRC+ leaders at each position - Beyond the Box Score
A pair of Rockies earn honorable mentions among April's position leaders according to wRC+, DJ LeMahieu at second base and Corey Dickerson in left field.