About Rox Pile

Welcome to Rox Pile, the Colorado Rockies news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Rox Pile is dedicated to providing top-notch Rockies news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Kevin Henry,Expert

Kevin Henry is the co-expert of Rox Pile and lives north of Denver. He has covered the Colorado Rockies for six seasons for various media outlets. In the past, he has covered NBA and WNBA games for Associated Press. A native of Tulsa, Okla., Kevin covered the Tulsa Drillers for the Tulsa World when they were the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies and has first-hand witnessed the progression of Nolan Arenado from a minor leaguer with great potential to an All-Star third baseman.

Noah Yingling,Expert

Recent college graduate from Bowling Green State University with majors in Media Production and Studies and U.S. and European History. Sandusky, Ohio native and grew up as a Cleveland Indians fan. 22 years old, 80's and 90's TV nerd, baseball nerd (obviously), 70's and 80's music nerd. Aspiring MLB broadcaster. You can't do much better than getting paid to write and talk about what you love.

Aaron Hurt,Contributor

Soccer style kicker, graduated from Collier High June 1976, Stetson University honors graduate class of 1980, holds 2 NCAA Division One records, one for most points in a season, one for distance, former nickname "The Mule", the first and only pro-athlete to come out of Collier County, and one HELL of a model American! Just kidding! Just a normal guy from Nebraska with a life long passion for the Colorado Rockies

Duane DaPron,Contributor

Duane DaPron has been involved with amateur and professional baseball for more than 30 years. His experience includes writing as well as statistical compilation of the sport.

Kevin Larson,Contributor

Fan of all things baseball, beer and whiskey. Stat addict and stadium traveler. Former Pitcher at Douglas County HS (2007) and former standout scorekeeper at McCook CC (part-time pitcher also). Married since 2016. Mad at baseball since 1989

Daniel Wettstein II,Contributor

Daniel Wettstein is a born and bred Colorado native. He is a recent Grad of Colorado Media School with a certificate in Radio and TV Broadcasting. He is happy to be starting his sports media career within such a vast network that is Fansided. He has aspirations to walk in the footsteps of the Dan Patrick's and Rich Eisen's of the world. So look out as this is just the first step in climbing that mountain. He is not just a jock, do not put him in a box, he is a huge sci-fi and action/super-hero movie fan. So he flies his geek/nerd flag as high as the sports pennants. Be on the look-out, you never know when/where he will pop up next.

Luke Mullins,Contributor

Ben Macaluso,Assistant Expert

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