Keeler: Rob Manfred lost PR war with MLB players — and he’s about to lose Rockies fans, too

Keeler: Rob Manfred lost PR war with MLB players — and he’s about to lose Rockies fans, too

Because I’m a Christian and a fool, a part of me actually feels sorry for Sideshow Rob Manfred every time he has to go in front of the camera and step on a rake for his bosses. On their best days, Major League Baseball owners…

Keeler: If Rockies and MLB don’t get their acts together, they’ll lose the best fans in the world — forever

Keeler: If Rockies and MLB don’t get their acts together, they’ll lose the best fans in the world — forever

Mike Trout’s number that should scare each of them back to the negotiating table isn’t $ 37.7 million, the man’s contractual salary for 2020. Or $ 5.7 million, and that’s what the economic proposal of Major League Baseball owners who would shave bad boy. It’s…

Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland embraces changeup — and thrives

Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland embraces changeup — and thrives

Rockies starter Kyle Freeland, like so many other pitchers who’ve come before him, didn’t think he needed to throw a changeup. He didn’t want to throw the pitch. He didn’t trust it. Now the changeup has become the left-hander’s best friend. After four starts, Freeland…

Matt Holliday: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado would succeed away from Coors Field

Matt Holliday: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado would succeed away from Coors Field

Nolan Arenado is cruising on a highway towards Cooperstown. Eight consecutive golden gloves to start his career, five All-Star Games, three times the leader of the National League home run… the hall of fame is piling up. And he won’t turn 30 until April. Third…