For the Colorado Rockies, it has all come down to the last 18 games of the season.
Unlike years past when there were Wild Card standings to watch and postseason races to track, Colorado Rockies fans aren’t worried about that this season. The bigger concern is if the Rockies can avoid some dubious history.
There are only two franchises which have never had a 100-loss season: The Los Angeles Angels and the Colorado Rockies. At 60-84, the Rockies need to win just three of their remaining 18 games to keep that statistic alive.
It seems simple, right? However, in their last 20 games, the Rockies are just 3-17.
There has been nothing simple about this season for the Rockies … and avoiding history won’t be simple either. Coming off two consecutive postseason appearances, some (including this writer) thought Colorado would not see a Rocktober this year. Why? Well, there were three main reasons as I wrote in this article back in March. All three have happened … which are just some of the reasons why the Rockies are where they are today.
But that’s looking in the past. The point of this article is to look forward to the last 18 games of the season and see what there is left for the Rockies to do before the curtain falls on this disappointing campaign.
I’ve come up with three things the Rockies still have to do in 2019. See what you think.