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Holding Giancarlo Stanton in check key for Rockies against Miami

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The Marlins slugger has 10 homers and a 1.142 OPS in 21 career games at Coors Field

Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton has wrecked Rockies at Coors Field, so they’ll handle him with care – The Denver Post
The Rockies were able to hold Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton in check last night, he went 0-for-5 with a strikeout, which was one of their stated goals coming into the series. Stanton has a 1.211 OPS and 57 home runs this season and has done a lot of damage at Coors Field throughout his career.

Bud Black speaks about anthem protests | MLB.com
Rockies manager Bud Black spoke on one of the hot button issues in America today, national anthem protests, saying he did not expect that any Rockies players would protest, but that he would respect their right to do so if they did. A's catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first big leaguer to kneel during the national anthem over the weekend.

When your team misses (or makes) the postseason, this is why - ESPN.com
ESPN's Mark Simon broke down the worst loss and best win for each playoff contender this season, noting the Rockies' 4-1 loss in Cleveland last month as their worst (so far) and Nolan Arenado's walk-off cycle against the Giants in June as their best win.

Rockies' Charlie Blackmon reflects on beard | MLB.com
In the midst of a tense playoff race, Daniel Kramer brings some levity with a discussion of Charlie Blackmon's beard, which got its start in 2013. In addition to talking about the the Rockies center fielder's infamous facial hair, Kramer also breaks down his MVP candidacy.

Cardinals lose to Cubs - A Recap from September 25, 2017 - Viva El Birdos
Despite their loss last night, the Rockies did receive some help in the Wild Card chase from the Cubs, who beat the Cardinals 10-2 in St. Louis.