It’s always interesting to get the story behind the story when it comes to the Colorado Rockies. Whether it’s in the dugout or the clubhouse, talking to Rockies players and manager Bud Black is always fascinating to get their thoughts on the game that just happened or what might be happening in the near future.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Rockies wrapped up a six-game homestand with the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres. We listened back through our interviews to once again hear some of the most interesting things so we could share them with you. Not only do we want to share them, but also give you a little context to each of the quotes.
There was plenty to talk about from this past homestand. Just think about some of the momentous things that happened during that six-game stretch. The Rockies used the ball to short-circuit Clayton Kershaw. Jon Gray donated his long hair to Locks of Love in order to help those less fortunate. Kyle Freeland made his Major League debut in the stadium he used to visit as a young fan. Heck, we even saw Wil Myers hit for the cycle. Sure, it was against the Rockies but it was still one of the top feats of the week in all of Major League Baseball.
Let’s dive into the five best quotes we heard this week at Coors Field…