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Rockies news and links for October 2, 2018

BSN Rockies Podcast: Trevor Story tells the tale of his dramatic season | BSN Denver
In the latest episode of the BSN Rockies podcast, Drew Creasman previews potential matchups for the rest of the postseason- one in which the Rockies will hopefully make a deep run.

Rockies’ catcher Drew Butera also joins the conversation to discuss the pitching staff that he has had the pleasure to witness since he was acquired from the Kansas City Royals. Shortstop Trevor Story also joins Creasman to discuss what helped him rebound from a sophomore slump to become one of the best shortstops in all of baseball in 2018. Story credits discussion with teammates Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon for helping him to improve, including encouragement to help him make stolen bases a larger aspect of his game.

Colorado Rockies: David Dahl and German Márquez earn NL honors | Rox Pile
David Dahl and German Márquez earned National League Player of the Week and National League Pitcher of the Month honors, for the final week of the season and final month of the season, respectively. Dahl made his way to the top by homering in five straight games. Márquez turned in an unbelievable 9.6 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Rox Pile’s Colin Gaiser sums up the weeks and months that were.

Ranking the 25 possible 2018 World Series matchups | SB Nation
SB Nation’s Grant Brisbee ranks all 25 of the possible World Series matchups. Coming in last is a rematch of the 2007 Boston Red Sox/Rockies World Series, which I was thinking to myself would be cool just this afternoon, but alas. The “best” matchup is the Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers, which would undoubtedly make network heads roll.

A look at all the tiebreaker games in the division play era | Bleed Cubbie Blue
It was a disappointing Game 163 for the Rockies on Monday, but they certainly aren’t the only team to experience heartbreak in such a game. Al Yellon of Bleed Cubbie Blue recaps the nine tiebreaker games that have taken place in the divisional era. One of which was, of course, the epic 2007 game between the Rockies and San Diego Padres.