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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Rockies get by in clutch to win fourth straight.

DJ LeMahieu had two hits and scored a pair of runs, including the eventual game winner off a seventh inning Josh Rutledge triple, as the Rockies defeated the Marlins 5-3 on Thursday night. Alex...

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2012 Rockies Game #116: Ricky Nolasco vs. Alex White

The Rockies try to continue their three game winning streak against the Marlins. GO ROCKIES!!!

Thursday Rockpile: Rockies winning, but is it sustainable?

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The Rockies have been allowing runs at a faster clip in August than in any previous month. While the team's been lucky in the distribution of those runs, and while the overall poor showing might be...

Sunday Rockpile: Piggyback pen actually working, it's the rotation itself that needs work

Is the four man rotation an intrinsically flawed concept, or are the 2012 Rockies simply incapable of successfully implementing the approach? Troy Renck says that it's the former, that the four...

Regular 2012 strikes back against Bizarro 2012 as strange road trip continues.

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And we're back to reality. The Rockies have ridden excellent pitching and just enough offense to three wins on this West coast road trip that's seemed more of a trip to Fantasy Island than one to...

Thursday Rockpile: Wilin Rosario, future first baseman?

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Wilin Rosario's inability to block the plate keeps him from playing everyday and may eventually force him off the catching position or back to the minors. I originally pointed out the issue while...

Sunday Rockpile: Treating the symptoms may be trickier than curing the disease...

Troy Renck writes that the Rockies front office shift will only make sense if the team's pitching improves. In similar veins, filling out job applications only makes sense if you get a job. Or...

Giants roll over Rockies again as hellish home stand nears close.

The last time the Rockies won a series at Coors Field was June 1-3 against the Dodgers, after dropping their second straight game to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night Colorado is now...

Rockies rookies fuel 8-2 victory over Cardinals

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Alex White had a breakthrough five and a third inning performance on his return to the Rockies rotation and Josh Rutledge homered for the fourth straight game, a key two run blast to put the...

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2012 Rockies Game #103: Lance Lynn vs. Alex White

Alex White gets another go at cracking the four man... There's a joint game thread with Viva El Birdos tonight, keep your eyes out for it. Viva El Birdos GO ROCKIES!!!

Thursday Off Topic

Talk about HBO here.

Thursday Rockpile: Rockies remain a large family business in a larger corporate world after reshuffling

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To understand the reasoning behind the Rockies switcharoo of duties between Dan O'Dowd, Bill Geivett and Jim Tracy yesterday requires taking a perspective contemporary professional sports fans may...

Sunday Rockpile: Rockies cost cutting will eventually pay off, even if Culberson or Sanchez do not

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The Ubaldo Jimenez trade of a year ago led to a basic restructure of the team that made it more unlikely that the Rockies would win the division in 2012. Keep in mind, as long as the top team in...

Friedrich struggles again in loss, rotation audition baton may pass again to Alex White

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Christian Friedrich allowed seven runs in four and a third innings, including giving up three home runs to the Reds in a 9-7 loss for the Rockies on Saturday night. As Troy Renck tweets, the...

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2012 Rockies Game #99: Johnny Cueto vs. Christian Friedrich

Christian Friedrich's splits thus far in 2012 have shown a pitcher that would be okay the first time through a lineup as long as he avoids giving up the long ball, pretty terrible the second time...

Thursday Off Topic

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GO NON-CANADIAN/MEXICAN/CARIBBEAN NORTH AMERICA!

Thursday Rockpile: Futures, flips and Francis are the Rockies best selling points right now

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The Rockies stopped trying to sell their 2012 season in itself as something of interest and value to fans a couple of months ago, and have instead done what they've had to for business purposes and...

Sunday Rockpile: Drew Pomeranz still a project...

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One of the more contentious labels in baseball punditry is "ready for the majors," as the vagueness of the phrase implies different things to different people, and the expectations for the player...

Pacheco and Cuddyer spark rally as Rockies win in 12th inning at San Diego

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Jordan Pacheco singled in Michael Cuddyer with the go ahead run and then came around to score himself on a Ramon Hernandez hit as the Rockies beat the Padres 8-6 on Saturday night. Pacheco and...

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2012 Rockies Game #93: Jeff Francis vs. Kip Wells

Fresh off the Rockies lone pennant, in 2008 Jeff Francis figured to be the Rockies opening day starter, but a preseason injury and a variety of other circumstances led to a bad omen for the year...

Thursday Rockpile: Rockies thinking only about Rockies, which has to be kind of depressing

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Marco Scutaro isn't paying attention to trade rumors despite being one of several Rockies players on the trading block. Wilin Rosario isn't paying attention to his rookie of the year status. All I...

Sunday Rockpile: Rockies four man committee could have an ouster soon

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The New York Times takes a look at the Rockies "Four-Man Rotation by Committee" and by extension the unhealthy state of the franchise in 2012. The results after 22 games of the set-up are obviously...

Rockies get dinged after opening bell, fall to Phillies, 8-5

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Jeremy Guthrie allowed a three run home run to Carlos Ruiz as part of a four run first for the Phillies, and Philadelphia never trailed from there in working its way to an eight to five victory...

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2012 Rockies Game #87: Vance Worley vs. Jeremy Guthrie

GO ROCKIES!!!

Friedrich and Rutledge fuel Rockies in victory over Phillies

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Christian Friedrich befuddled the Phillies in his best home start to date, while Josh Rutledge made an impressive debut on offense in the Rockies six to two victory Friday night. Friedrich stuck...

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2012 Rockies Game #86: Cliff Lee vs. Christian Friedrich

For a matchup between two disappointing last place teams, this game offers at least a bit of intrigue. First of all, Rockies fans can look forward to the MLB debut of Josh Rutledge, as blogged...

Thursday Off Topic...

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We're going to have to shut topic down for this post.

Thursday Rockpile: Thursday Pebble Report the Sequel...

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Giants writers mock the Rockies pitching and we have no good comeback other than mocking their minor league position prospects. Ha-ha Gary Brown...

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