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Colorado Rockies news and notes for Saturday, September 30, 2017

Bettis goes "old-school," blows by the Dodgers in one giant leap for the Rockies | Denver Post

The default vibe from Chad Bettis before he pitches in a baseball game screams "buzz off." He sits in silence and stares from the shadow of a big, black hoodie.

Gray Is Becoming the Best That the Rockies Have Had | FanGraphs Baseball

Excellent write up on Jon Gray from Jeff Sullivan. For all the reasons listed here, Jon Gray is the presumptive starter for a possible Wild Card game. If you only click on one link, make it this one about the Rockies' ace.

Blackmon sets leadoff RBI record | MLB.com

Charlie Blackmon made history yesterday with his second deck home run.

Rockies Inbox: Will Raimel Tapia pinch-hit? | MLB.com

Thomas Harding (reluctantly) answers questions about wild card game rosters and postseason awards. Stay tuned to Purple Row for more coverage on saidt topics

Tyler Anderson starts Rockies' season finale | MLB.com

That would put Tyler Anderson on track to pitch Game 1 of a potential NLDS in Los Angeles.

Holland thirsts to taste “sweet” champagne again | BSN Rockies

Greg Holland already has several playoff appearances under his belt AND a World Series ring. That doesn't mean he doesn't want more.

A discussion with Carlos Gonzalez | Roxpile

This may be Cargo's swan song with the Rockies. Enjoy watching him this weekend.

Playoffs

Brewers top Cards 5-3, but can’t gain in NL Wild Card | Brew Crew Ball

Let's see if the Cardinals are more willing to put out a good lineup today. We'll have a game thread for their game because a Cardinals win means the Rockies clinch the final wild card spot.

Purple Row

MLB playoffs 2017: Every possible result for the second NL Wild Card | Purple Row

The latest update. The Rockies are now guaranteed to play games after October 1st. Hopefully it won't come to that though.

The Rockies were part of the greatest 36 hours of my life | Purple Row

Relive the final weekend of 2007 with our own Ted Chaflen. A phenomenal read and I'm not just saying that because it's on our site.

My Rocktober Story: Family | Purple Row

And here's mine as well.