Greg Stanwood

  • joined Dec 31, 2008
  • last login Jul 20, 2014
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I currently run with BlakeBomber, where we keep track of daily organizational transactions and player information.

I am a filmmaker and screenwriter, and all around student of media, storytelling and philosophy.

I enjoy writing fictional and academic material, reading textbooks, essays and criticism, cinema, television, walking in the rain, and when there's time, baseball.

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  • MLB Colorado Rockies
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Monday Pebble Report: Three wins and some rain


None of the Rockies' minor league teams have started off the season especially well, but they all won yesterday (at least, those that played), and on the road to boot.

Mini-Monday Pebble Report: Easter Friedrich


Only one affiliate had a game yesterday, making for a pretty thin Pebble Report. Thankfully, said game was an extremely successful outing from Christian Friedrich for the Sky Sox, resulting in a...

Monday Pebble Report: Tourists continue to win


While the Sky Sox were snowed out, Rockies affiliates went 2-1 on the day. Won't be hard to guess which team lost, as the Modesto Nuts are off to one of the worst starts of a Rockies MiLB team in...

Monday Pebble Report: Tyler Anderson succeeds


The Sky Sox secured a series win to open 2014, while the Nuts have been swept. Tyler Anderson shines, while Alex Balog struggles. One series down in the minors, plenty more to go.

Purple Row Radio - March 28th, 2014


March 28th, 2014 episode of Purple Row Radio.

Spring Minicast #3


In this minicast, I take a look at where we are with one week in Arizona to go. None of the battles are resolved, but we have more context about what to expect, now that we know the Rockies plan to...

Athletics claim Matthes


The Oakland Athletics have announced that they have claimed outfielder Kent Matthes on waivers from the Rockies. What does this mean for the Rockies and Sky Sox?

No, seriously, what exactly are 'options'?


For the majority of baseball fans, minor league options remain an elusive and difficult concept to grasp. Not to fret, I am here to give you more information about these things than you ever wanted...

Spring Training Minicast #2


Time for the next Purple Row Spring Minicast: this one is spent mostly on the outfield battle between Charlie Blackmon, Brandon Barnes and Corey Dickerson.

Spring Training Minicast #1


Trying something new this Spring: two or three times a week, I'm going to do a 10-15 minute audio updates on the ongoing Spring Training process. In general, I will be covering notable progress in...

Brewers 6, Rockies 5: De La Rosa shaky


For the second straight day the Rockies lost in a close fashion. Both teams got their offenses going early, and both had difficulty plating runners late in the game. But it's still early Spring......

Rockies 11, D-backs 0: Rox open Spring strong


It was a great start to the Cactus League season for Colorado, who massacred their home-field compatriots in their first Spring game of 2014, as several players who will be competing for spots with...

The 5 biggest questions of Spring Training 2014


Today marks the first day of Spring Training for the 2014 Rockies. Read about five potential roster decisions that will only be revealed as things start to play out pre-season.

Purple Row Radio: The Return


Purple Row Radio has returned from the grave, renewed for another year, now on a six-shows/year schedule.

Holiday 40-man roster breakdown: outfield


Though the outfield contains a relatively small number of players for us to discuss, the arrangement of them on the opening day roster is going to be a subject of much speculative debate until we...

Holiday 40-man roster breakdown: infield


In this third installment, we'll take a look at both the catcher and infield positions at the major league level. Some notable changes have been made to the infield, while the catching situation...

Holiday 40-man roster breakdown: bullpen


The Rockies bullpen has seen some significant changes this offseason; thankfully the team went out and assembled a crew of players that I actually really like to supplement a roster that saw a lot...

Holiday 40-man roster breakdown: starting rotation


The offseason is half way over, and with the holidays approaching, the Rockies' roster is unlikely to see any notable changes until the new year. In this series, we will look at the 40-man roster...

Rockies select Kahnle, lose Wilson in Rule 5 Draft


The Rockies took advantage of their extra roster spot to select a pitcher in the draft for the second straight season. Also for the second straight year, the Texas Rangers select a player from the...

Previewing the 2013 Rule 5 Draft for the Rockies


This year's Rule 5 Draft is upon us, and the Rockies have an open 40-man roster spot. Are there any good candidates to look at to try and improve the bench? Will they lose anyone to another team?...

Trade Reactions with Crawfish Boxes' Tim De Block


Tim De Block over at Crawfish Boxes had me on to discuss the Dexter Fowler trade a little bit ago. Here is our discussion.

Rockies Protect Seven from Rule 5 Draft


The Rockies chose to devote all seven of their available roster spots to protecting minor leaguers from the Rule 5 Draft in December. Several were obvious candidates, but there were a couple of...

Reviewing the Rockies bullpen


The Rockies bullpen has, amazingly, been one of its most stable areas for some years now. Heading out of 2013 and into the future, however, the relief corps is likely going to need to receive the...

Ranking the Rockies #3: Carlos Gonzalez


With a healthy Tulo, less pressure was placed on Carlos Gonzalez to carry the Rockies lineup than in the season previous. Unfortunately, Gonzalez himself was less healthy, getting fewer...

Offseason preview: Team philosophy


As the offseason proper begins, the Rockies need to focus on taking what we learned about their supporting cast in 2013 and moving it in a positive direction (and it really shouldn't be so hard!)

Ranking the Rockies #14: Charlie Blackmon


With his career frequently sidelined by a variety of unrelated leg and foot injuries, 2013 became Charlie Blackmon's first opportunity in three years to prove he could have a future somewhere with...

Ranking the Rockies #24: Logan Kensing


This season, Logan Kensing became the 11th player to play just one game in a Colorado Rockies uniform, which is undoubtedly his greatest contribution to Rockies history. Unless, of course, we...

Offseason preview: Oct./Nov. transactions


With the playoffs now over half complete, the Rockies and other MLB teams are going to begin preparing for the upcoming offseason. This article will discuss some of the more procedural roster moves...

Ranking the Rockies #33: Yorvit Torrealba


2012 catcher Ramon Hernandez was cut out of Spring Training in favor of a fan favorite in Yorvit Torrealba, one of the most notable faces from the Rockies' two most successful seasons in recent...

ALDS: Tigers at A's - Final Game


Whoever wins, beat the Red Sox I guess?

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