Rox_girl

Rox Girl

  • joined Mar 23, 2008
  • last login Mar 24, 2013
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Hey there, it's me Rox Girl. After being raised by coyotes on the Western Slope, I grew fond of baseballs, howling, tasty sheep and small rodents. Luckily, I've lost the last habit and no longer eat prairie dogs, but I still love baseball and howling.

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  • MLB Colorado Rockies
  • NCAAF USC Trojans
  • NCAAB USC Trojans
  • NHL Colorado Avalanche
  • NBA Denver Nuggets
  • NFL Denver Broncos
  • Golf Anika Sorenstam
  • Tennis Roger Federer
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2012 Rockies Game #149: Jorge De La Rosa vs Barry Zito

Money spent on starting pitching is always a good investment, no? GO ROCKIES!!!

Thursday Rockpile: Rockies playing out the proverbial string

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Unlike a couple of years ago when they won the World Series, the Giants this year actually might deserve it. They're a good, well rounded and complete team now. I've been under the weather all...

Thursday Off Topic

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So, who else was arrested/framed and/or falsely/rightfully accused of criminal activity last night?

Sunday Rockpile: Theories and hypotheticals abound for 2013 as 2012 winds down...

So we're now on to Project 5184 as the Rockies now plan to go with the five man rotation with piggybacks for next season, citing slow recovery and development concerns as the biggest limitations to...

Rockies lose to Padres, now even laster in the NL West

Drew Pomeranz allowed four runs in three innings, with a three run home run off the bat of Jesus Guzman doing most of the damage, and the Rockies wound up losing to the Padres four to three on...

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Rockies 2012 Game #144: Drew Pomeranz vs. Casey Kelly

GO ROCKIES!!!

Thursday Rockpile: Rosario breaks slump, Hernandez just breaks

As Jeff mentioned yesterday, the 2012 Rockies season has reached a stage where keeping interest even for avid fans can be difficult, and its likely we've lost all the casual followers to the new...

Thursday Off Topic

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It's the start of the International Cricket season...

Sunday Rockpile: Debunking some of the four man rotation myths

Troy Renck goes after the four man rotation again in a story today. Leaving aside the fact that the Rockies haven't really had a four man rotation for a couple of weeks now, I do want to quibble...

2012 Rockies Game #138: Tyler Chatwood vs. Cole Hamels

The Rockies have been having a general failure of execution throughout this road trip as well as an offensive malaise, which would explain the poor record despite decent pitching. This will be the...

Rockies unearn another loss to Braves

Jhoulys Chacin allowed one run to score when he couldn't handle a routine throw back to the mound from Wilin Rosario, and for the second straight game, that one run was enough to give the Braves...

2012 Rockies Game #136: Jhoulys Chacin vs Tim Hudson

A really early start for this getaway day game, GO ROCKIES!

Thursday Rockpile: Rockies pitchers living on precarious ledge with "walk, don't run" approach.

So a year into the post-Ubaldo Jimenez trade evaluation, there are still no winners according to the Denver Post's Troy Renck. Rockies fans can take solace in that only Colorado can win the deal at...

Thursday Off Topic

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Huh, so Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is getting a reboot...

Sunday Rockpile: Rockies doing their version of the Cha-Cha over National League of late...

The evolution of the Rockies "four" man rotation: June 20: Alex White, Jeff Francis, Christian Friedrich, Josh Outman June 24: Alex White, Jeff Francis, Christian Friedrich, Edwar Cabrera, Josh...

Chacin goes seven without going over 75 pitch limit, Rockies roll over Padres

Jhoulys Chacin showed once again what he can be when he's the strike throwing machine we saw coming up through the minors. The efficient Chacin pitched a full seven innings, throwing just his...

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Capslock meltdown.

Thursday Rockpile: Rox stock up with Octo-pitching staff.

The Rock Ock? The Rockies experiment in pitching collectivism deserves a collective nickname, and Troy Renck's description of the 2013 plan as more of an octopus than the seven plus headed hydra...

Sunday Rockpile: Fowler might be with the Rockies for awhile, and the 2013 rotation takes shape

Dexter Fowler's switch from Scott Boras to Casey Close as his agent could mean that the outfielder will more readily consider contract extension offers from the Rockies during the off season....

Thanks to bullpen and bombs, Rockies beat Cubs 4-3

Home runs by Josh Rutledge and Andrew Brown and five innings of scoreless relief from the Rockies bullpen drove the Rockies to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon. It was the...

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2012 Rockies Game #125: Alex White vs. Brooks Raley

Raley was Texas A&M's other decent starter a few years ago when they also had Barrett Loux and Alex Wilson. Unlike the other two, he wasn't seen to have much of a pro ceiling, and so far his MLB...

Piggy's got back... Rockies complete sweep of Mets with 1-0 shutout.

Rex Brothers picked up his second win of the four game series as Tyler Chatwood and the Colorado Rockies bullpen shut down the Mets at Citi Field on Thursday, completing their second four game road...

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2012 Rockies Game #123: Tyler Chatwood vs. Collin McHugh

GO ROCKIES!!!!

Thursday Rockpile: Bad news for worms is good news for Rockies

The Rockies are winning of late because their pitchers have been keeping contact to the ground.

Thursday Off Topic

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Bananas

Sunday Rockpile: Rockies look to bring Chacin back for Tuesday, Francis back for 2013

The Rockies are looking to re-sign Jeff Francis in 2013 as a stabilizing force in the rotation according to the Denver Post's Patrick Saunders. While Francis won't be more than the #4 in a...

Marlins pile up six runs in first two innings and hang on for just enough against Rockies

Tyler Chatwood has been showing himself to be a capable starter while on the road for the Rockies, but a return to Coors Field saw him become vulnerable again, as the Miami Marlins produced a...

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2012 Rockies Game #118: Nathan Eovaldi vs Tyler Chatwood

Two pitchers developed by Los Angeles area farm systems square off. Eovaldi was traded by the Dodgers to the Marlins with others for Hanley Ramirez, Chatwood was received by the Rockies from the...

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