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"This baseball thing is super easy" -- David Dahl, probably.
"This baseball thing is super easy" -- David Dahl, probably.
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David Dahl homers to extend hitting streak | MLB.com
David Dahl is very, very good at baseball. The Rockies rookie has now hit in all ten games he has played at the Major League level, which is good for the second longest in club history and the longest in baseball since 2014. Not that we want to get ahead of ourselves yet, but the Major League record is 17 games.

Cristhian Adames eager to help Rockies fill void at shortstop – The Denver Post
That injury bug sure is fun, huh? Walt Weiss and Christhian Adames talked about how Adames' role will expand in the wake of Trevor Story's injury. Adames believes that his timing will improve with more regular at-bats, which would be a very good thing for the team considering he is hitting .193/.292/.272 with eight RBI and one home run.

Jake McGee says a livelier fastball will help him help the Rockies – The Denver Post
Jake McGee talks about his fastball having more life to it, which he says will allow him to help the team in the Wild Card race. There's also an update on Gonzalez and Story in this piece from the post.