Bud Black trying to guide Rockies back to the MLB postseason

Black and Rockies in control of a postseason berthThis is the first year as the skipper at the helm of the Colorado Rockies for former big league pitcher Bud Black.Black has prior big league managerial experience, of course. For more than eight seasons, from 2007 through the opening months of 2015, he guided the San Diego … Continue reading Bud Black trying to guide Rockies back to the MLB postseason

MLB Spotlight Series: Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks

Colorado visits Arizona in big NL West seriesThe weekend series that is about to take place between the host Arizona Diamondbacks and division-rival Colorado Rockies is extremely important.These have been two of the more surprising contenders of the 2017 season. The Dbacks lead the NL Wildcard race. Arizona has a 9.5 game cushion on one of … Continue reading MLB Spotlight Series: Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks

Owings helping Dbacks overcome injuries to stay in NL West race

A check of the National League West Division standings this morning shows the Arizona Diamondbacks right in the thick of things. The Snakes are now 36-25, tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers in second place, two games behind the Colorado Rockies.The Dbacks dropped three straight games in Miami last weekend. But now back home at Chase Field, Arizona has … Continue reading Owings helping Dbacks overcome injuries to stay in NL West race

Surprising Mark Reynolds helps Colorado Rockies to surprising start

At the start of the 2017 season in Major League Baseball, the Colorado Rockies were not considered a favorite in the NL West Division.Most prognosticators had the four-time defending division champion Los Angeles Dodgers as the favorites once again. If someone was going to dethrone LA, it was likely to be their arch-rivals, the San Francisco … Continue reading Surprising Mark Reynolds helps Colorado Rockies to surprising start

Jake Lamb Shepherds Dbacks Renaissance

Heading into Thursday night action in Major League Baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks are tied atop the National League West Division standings with a 10-6 record.This comes one year after a disheartening 69-93 campaign for the Dbacks. Last season found Arizona avoiding the division cellar by just a single game.The biggest offensive contributor in the lineup thus far … Continue reading Jake Lamb Shepherds Dbacks Renaissance