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Jennifer Justus

  • joined Apr 24, 2009
  • last login Feb 06, 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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Rays 8, Rockies 3: the Machine is a little rusty

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Two 3-run innings from Chacin doomed a Rockies team to lose today's rubber match against Tampa Bay. This puts the Giants in a position to take over the top spot in the NL West.

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Rays at Rockies: Return of the Machine

Jhoulys Chacin and Todd Helton both return from the disabled list, as the Rockies take on Alex Cobb and the Tampa Bay Rays in a Cinco de Mayo rubber match.

Saturday Pebble Report: Volstad delivers gem

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The highlight of the night was the fine pitching performance delivered by the Chris Volstad and the Sky Sox pitching staff in an 11 inning affair. The Rockies affiliates were 3-1 on the night, with Asheville delivering the only loss.

Rays 7, Rockies 4: Rockies go down in home opener

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It is sort of like the Rockies offense forgot that baseball games go nine innings, instead of five. This memory loss, as well as an uncharacteristic outing from Matt Belisle, resulted in a 10-inning loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Game #29: Moore vs. Francis

Interdivisional play for the Rockies begins tonight as the Rockies make their return to Coors field.

Highlighting the Class of 2009: Draft strategy

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Did the same draft that brought Arenado to the organization change the Rockies for good?

Pebble Report: offensive fireworks in Asheville

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Asheville throws preemptive welcome home soiree for Dahl, while Matzek delivered an exceptional pitching performance and the Sky Sox pitching combined for a seven hit shutout.

Colorado 6, Arizona 3: Rockies still top NL West

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Had they lost, the Rockies would have given up their sole possession of first place in the NL West. Despite a lot of naysayers, this team does not seem willing to relinquish the reins of the NL West to another team just yet.

Saturday Pebble Report: Affiliates go 3-1

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The Rockies affiliates won three out of four last night, while Tyler Anderson and the Modesto Nuts stumbled and fell to Stockton.

Game Wrap: Colorado 3, Arizona 1

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Rockies improve to 12-4 in their seventh straight win, but Jhoulys Chacin's exit in the 7th may or may not be an issue.

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Game #16: Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies

It is a battle of top two teams in the NL West, and a battle of the opening day starters, as Jhoulys Chacin and Ian Kennedy take the mound.

When tragedies and the sports world collide

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Yesterday we watched the news unfold of tragedy at a major sporting event in was is traditionally a joyful day for the residents of Massachusetts. As Rockies fans, we have seen our fair share of tragedies strike in the Rockies heartland.

Saturday Pebble Report: Rockies affiliates go 4-1

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The Rockies minor league affiliates went 4-1 on Friday, as they were able to capitalize on some very strong pitching performances and offensive outbursts, including strong performances by Parker, Chatwood, and Rosell Herrera.

Game Wrap: Rockies 7, Padres 5

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In their first appearance at the modified PETCO park, the Rockies nab back-and-forth affair, pound two homers against former closer, and Dexter Fowler is actually kind of good at hitting baseballs.

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Game Thread: Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres

For the second series of the season against San Diego, the Padres will host in their own ball park. Will the Rockies be able to revive their offensive sparks or will it get stifled?

Examining strength of schedule and April victories

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Why winning in April is very achievable, and why a losing record might bury the team

Saturday Pebble Report: Arenado crushes baseballs

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Colorado's affiliates were able to deliver several fine performances yesterday as they went 3-for-4 on the night. Arenado continues to deliver, and when he should arrive to the big show will continue to be a point of debate.

Rockies 5, Padres 2: Rockies win home opener

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Jeff Francis and Dexter Fowler demonstrated that their spring training performances were not flukes, as the Rockies win their home opener and keep there spot at the top of the NL West.

The Salt River Fields experience

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The spring training facilities at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick stands as one of Keli McGregor's greatest legacies. It adds a dimension to the fan experience for Rockies fans but - more importantly - introduces young fans to the team.

Rockies 7, Royals 2: Behold! A Changeup!

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Juan Nicasio has been inked in to the starting rotation for the season and developing a third pitch is something that everybody- fans, coaching staff, media- wanted to see.

Tuesday Game Thread: Rockies at Royals

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Can the Rockies cool down the Cactus League's best team?

Steady as a Rock

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As the Rockies look to rebound from a shaky 2012 season, major improvements in the team's defensive play would go a long way in generating a rebound in 2013. Should Rockies fans be concerned about the lack of buzz around improving this facet of the

Game Wrap: Colorado 4, Arizona 3.

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The Rockies came away with the victory in Tuesday's game against the division rival Diamondbacks in front of a sell-out crowd at Salt River Fields.

Game Thread: Diamondbacks at Rockies

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The Rockies will take on the Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields.

The race for 3rd Place in the NL West

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With the Giants and the Dodgers expected to fill the top two spots in the NL West this season, the most interesting race will be for third place. Which team is most likely to take away this inauspicious honor?

Rockies 6, Cubs 3

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Francis provides much needed stability as Rosario capped a strong offensive performance in victory over cubs.

Tuesday Game Thread: Cubs at Rockies

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Francis has been performing superbly so far this spring. Hopefully this will continue in today's game as the Rockies once again take on the Cubs.

Reflections on the WBC

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From America's national pastime to the International stage: Why we should care about the WBC

Blake Street Bullies?

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The Rockies are bringing an attitude of aggressiveness to their offense at Coors Field this year. Will this spell success for dominating at home, or is it folly for a young lineup?

Game Wrap: Rockies 2, Cubs 4

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Rockies debut De La Rosa and Chacin in loss to the Cubs.

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