Rockies Links: ALCS and NLCS Edition


The American League Championship Series and National League Championship Series are going on and life is great. Unfortunately, the Colorado Rockies are not playing in the NLCS — shocker right? Although Colorado is not apart of the postseason, great Rockies’ content is getting posted daily. Here at Rox Pile, our goal is to provide you Rockies’ links every week from various sites across the webs.

You can’t help but feel bad for former Rockies’ reliever LaTroy Hawkins – Rox Pile

Former Rockies’ closer LaTroy Hawkins has struggled mightily during the postseason, compiling a 45.00 ERA in three appearances. The 42-year-old veteran can’t seem to hit his spots as the Blue Jays find themselves down in the series, 3-1.

Colorado Rockies Offseason Speculation – Part 1 – Rox Pile

The Colorado Rockies have their fair share of problems when it comes to their current roster. Andrew Dill, editor of RoxPile, addresses topics such as an ace, the shortstop position, Carlos Gonzalez and many more.

Brooks Brown and Michael McKenry are gone and here’s how to feel about it – Purple Row

Former RoxPile editor Bobby DeMuro dishes out the news about Brooks Brown being claimed off waivers while catcher Michael McKenry was designated for assignment – electing for free agency.

Arizona Fall League Week One, In Review – Purple Row

Cameron Goeldner of Purple Row highlights the Colorado Rockies participating in the Arizona Fall League, including players such as Kyle Freeland, Raimel Tapia and Jordan Patterson. Take a look at how they all faired!

Rafael Betancourt finally lost the battle to Father Time – Purple Row

Even though Rafael Betancourt was terrible during the 2015 campaign, Ryan Freemyer of Purple Row doesn’t want you to remember him this way — instead, applaud the veteran reliever for his past achievements and contributions to the club.

40-Man Ladder: Offseason – Rockies Zingers

The Colorado Rockies have a lot of choices to make this offseason, regarding their current and future roster. Ryan Hammond of Rockies Zingers gives us the low-down on what to watch for.

Coaching staff coming back isn’t a bad thing for the Colorado Rockies – BSNRockies

David Martin of BSNRockies examines why bringing back the current staff isn’t such a bad idea.