Breaking Down The Colorado Rockies’ 2016 Schedule

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Jun 1, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman H. Kendrick (47) celebrates the win over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The Dodgers defeated the Rockies 11-4. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

August: the east and west

August 2-4 (3)
vs Los Angeles Dodgers

August 5-7 (3)
vs Miami Marlins

August 8-11 (4)
vs Texas Rangers (2)
@ Texas Rangers (2)

August 12-14 (3)
@ Philadelphia Phillies

August 15-17 (3)
vs Washington Nationals

August 19-21 (3)
vs Chicago Cubs

August 22-24 (3)
@ Milwaukee Brewers

August 26-28 (3)
@ Washington Nationals

August 29-31 (3)
vs Los Angeles Dodgers

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Notes of interest: The Colorado Rockies catch 17 home games in the month of August, and just 11 road games, thoughs ix of those are on a trip to Milwaukee and Washington at the end of the month. Of the 17 home games, six are against the Dodgers, which is always… fun.

Also, the Rockies have that stupid two-and-two home-and-home series with the Texas Rangers in this month. I hate seeing those on the schedule. Just play four at one ballpark. You can make it up with abolishing the other two-game series elsewhere in the schedule. Make it simpler. Kill the two-game series!!!

Key series: The key series are always in the NL West, especially considering how weighted division games become by virtue of the fact that they are played so often. So, smart money says those Dodgers games that book-end the month are going to be pretty important.

Next: September/October: NL West foes to finish