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Affected by Altitude: A Postmortem for the 2019 Colorado Rockies

A bad season looking worse in retrospect

Milwaukee Brewers v Colorado Rockies Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

The Rockies ended 2019 on a high note, getting a small taste of revenge in a sweep of the Brewers. But as Rockies’ fans start to look back at the season that was, the Brewers’ series seems like one of the few bright spots for a 91-loss team with high expectations.

In Episode 10 of Affected by Altitude, Sam, Ben, and Eric dissect why the Rockies failed to meet expectations. The hosts also take a look back at some of the bold predications they made in April, many of which didn’t seem that bold at the time but look silly now thanks to the brutal honesty of hindsight.

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AxA is a bimonthly podcast featuring roundtable discussion, game segments, interviews, and the occasional hot take from a revolving group of contributors from Purple Row. We live in different places, have varying backgrounds, and may or may not know what a FIP is. Regardless, we are all united in our love of the Rockies and a desire to provide Purple Row readers with a fan-centered perspective.

Thank you all so much for the support you’ve given this podcast in our inaugural run! We learned a lot and tried to improve through the course of the season. As we look forward to a much better 2020, let us know what you would like to see from the show and what we can do to improve. You can get in touch with us in the comments below or on Twitter at @AltitudeEffect.