Rockies Insider: With Colorado’s farm teams potentially extinct, remember the state’s first and most memorable minor league franchises
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Rockies Insider: With Colorado’s farm teams potentially extinct, remember the state’s first and most memorable minor league franchises

With Colorado baseball fans mourning the potential loss of its farm teams in Grand Junction and Colorado Springs due to Minor League Baseball’s proposed contraction ahead of 2021, let’s take a moment to appreciate the state’s minor league roots. Colorado’s first minor league team was the Denvers of the Western League in 1886. The Western […]

Rockies’ summer camp to-do list includes finding fifth starter and designated hitter
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Rockies’ summer camp to-do list includes finding fifth starter and designated hitter

So much to do, so much to decide, so little time. That’s the situation confronting the Rockies as they begin “summer baseball camp,” which is likely to begin Saturday at Coors Field and Metro State University. Major League Baseball’s 60-games regular season is scheduled to open on July 23-24  – the schedule will likely be […]

Keeler: Why does it feel like Ian Desmond is only the tip of the MLB iceberg?
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Keeler: Why does it feel like Ian Desmond is only the tip of the MLB iceberg?

Well, normal, you had a good run. Six weeks is a lifetime in COVID years. We’ll always have Flag Day. “I think everybody’s a little tentative right now,” Jake Schroeder, the Avalanche’s esteemed National Anthem voice and director of the Denver Police Activities League, said Tuesday. “I know the players in all the sports (here) […]