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Jennifer Justus

  • joined Apr 24, 2009
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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You know how you used to play Oregon Trail when you were a kid? Well, my life is exactly like that, except I've never died of dysentery.

I am rather a big fan of Dexter Fowler, rooting for the underdog, and the non-ironic use of the word "trippy."

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  • MLB Colorado Rockies
  • NHL Colorado Avalanche
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Pebble Report: Nicasio dominates, GJ bats explode

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Featherston hit a grand slam, though Modesto would go on to lose the game. Nicasio, meanwhile, pitched eight brilliant innings of shutout ball which mirrored what Skaggs was able to accomplish last...

Arizona 5, Colorado 0: Rockies shut down by Skaggs

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After an emotionally intense pre-game event honoring the fallen firefighters and a fantastic performance from a young phenom, this is almost the type of game where you don't mind losing as much.

Game 87 Preview: Rockies at Diamondbacks

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The Rockies continue the stretch of 16 games playing division rivals tonight, as the Arizona Diamondbacks host a three game series at Chase field.

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Game 87: Tyler Skaggs vs. Jorge De La Rosa

Watch veteran Jorge De La Rosa take on Arizona's highly touted pitching prospect Tyler Skaggs.

Sunday Rockpile: Corey Dickerson has arrived

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Corey Dickerson made a very good first impression in the major leagues, hitting two doubles in his first at bats. Could Dickerson be the much-needed spark for a Rockies offense that is suffering...

Saturday Pebble Report: Seven wins in one night

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It is unusual that all the affiliates come away with the win, but that is exactly what happened last night. The affiliates earned six wins, and they were six very different routes to victory.

Washington 2, Rockies 1: Gentlemen, take 10 paces

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Both Stephen Strasburg and Tyler Chatwood were sharp tonight, but the Rockies were on the losing end of this pitching duel and drop to one game below .500.

Game 75 Preview: Chatwood vs. Strasburg

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The Rockies have the task of facing Stephen Strasburg in his second start since returning from the disabled list. It could be a very interesting pitching matchup, as Chatwood has been quite solid...

Pebble Report: Roy Oswalt makes a comeback

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Roy Oswalt's outing in Tulsa may have been his last before joining the major league team, and he certainly made it count. Also notable in last night's games were performances from Corey Dickerson,...

Phillies 8, Rockies 7: Pitching woes kill big lead

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After building a 7-2 lead through 5 innings, the Nicasio and the bullpen just couldn't hold on and finish what the offense started.

GameThread

Game 68: Kendrick vs. Nicasio

Hopefully yesterday's carnage doesn't spill over into tonight's game.

Game 68 preview: Kendrick vs. Nicasio

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The Rockies' winning record and their position only 2.5 games back in the NL West could be in jeopardy. However, the offensively submissive Phillies may not pose too much of a threat.

Pebble Report: 7-run inning dooms Modesto

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Colorado Springs was on the losing end of a pitcher's duel, while Asheville came out on top of their own. Tulsa's offense burst into action as they dominated NW Arkansas, and Modesto squandered an...

Rockies 10, Padres 9: Arenado walks off

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Nolan Arenado was the undoubted hero of tonight's game, both in the field and at the plate. His first career walk-off home run was also the first of the year for the Rockies.

GameThread

Game 62: Volquez vs. De La Rosa

Watch Jorge De La Rosa, the team's de facto ace, take on Edinson Volquez and the San Diego Padres team.

Padres 6, Rockies 5: Rockies go down in extras

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It took them seven tries, and tonight it took them 12 innings, but the Padres have won their first game of the year against the rockies.

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Game 61: Cashner vs. Chacin

The Rockies will take on the 4th place Padres in game one of a four game set.

Game 61 Preview: Chacin vs. Cashner

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Chacin, who has dominated the Padres offense so far this year, will take on Andrew Cashner and the San Diego Padres. The Padres are still seeking their first win of the year as they host the...

Saturday Pebble Report: Modesto's pitching gem

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Modesto's pitching staff combined to allow only two hits, including an inside-the-park home run, on their way to a 3-1 win. Meanwhile, Matt Wessinger's go-ahead home run gave the Rockies...

Dodgers 7, Rockies 5: Helton homer not enough

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2000 Todd Helton made a cameo in tonight's game to tie the game in the bottom of the 9th, but it didn't prove to be enough as the Rockies fell to the struggling Dodgers team in the bottom of the 10th.

GameThread

Game #55: Garland vs. Kershaw

The Dodgers have gone 9-17 in the month of May and have just placed Matt Kemp on the disabled list. Despite that, the Rockies will have to battle if they want to win tonight's game against Clayton...

Giants 7, Rockies 3: San Francisco Doubles Down

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The series loss against the Giants, as well as a win today from Arizona, means that San Francisco and Colorado are now tied for second place in the NL West.

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Game #50: Garland vs. Cain

The Rockies look to achieve the impossible- or at least a rare feat- and win a series against the Giants at AT&T park. Accomplishing this could depend on the pitching performance of Jon Garland,...

Saturday Pebble Report: Home Run Derby

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It was a Home Run Derby in Colorado Springs yesterday. A 5-hit shutout capped off a great evening in Asheville. Meanwhile, Tulsa's offense underwhelmed, and Modesto lost in 17 innings after...

Saturday Pebble Report: Affiliates go 2-1

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Highlights and updates from last night's games include Corey Dickerson's success in the Springs, Kiel Roling's power surge, Tyler Anderson's return from the disabled list and Taylor Featherston's...

Rockies 10, Giants 9: Pacheco's slam boosts Rocks

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The Coors Field Rockies were able to show the AT&T Rockies what offense (and winning) looks like. Fueled by Jordan Pacheco's grand slam, the beat the San Francisco Giants in a game that was a huge...

Saturday Pebble Report: Pomeranz, Herrera shine

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Pomeranz's fantastic pitching performance for the Sky Sox fueled the organization's only win on Friday. Meanwhile, Rosell Herrera's performance in Asheville this year continues to draw attention.

Cardinals 3, Rockies 0: Rockies shut out by Miller

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Eric Young's single to lead of the game provided the only offense of the night in what otherwise would have been a perfect game for Shelby Miller, who struck out 13 and walked none. Garland through...

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Game #35: Jon Garland vs. Shelby Miller

The Rockies will see the Cardinals for the first time this year tonight, as they host the team at Coors Field.

Highlighting the class of 2009: Player Review

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Last week, I took a look at what made the 2009 draft so exceptional for the Rockies Organization. This week will be a closer look at some of the players that the team acquired that year.

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