2024 Season

The Top Six in Week 5's Reliever Rankings
(Photo by Chris Leduc/Icon Sportswire) MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 10: Brock Stewart #61 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 10, 2024 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images) MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 21: Cole Sands #44 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the Detroit Tigers on April 21, 2024 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images) Bottom row, L to R: MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 08: Evan Phillips #59 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches against the Minnesota Twins on April 8, 2024 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 4: Brooks Raley #25 of the New York Mets in action against the Detroit Tigers during game one of a double header at Citi Field on April 4, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 16: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Reed Garrett #75 of the New York Mets in action against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field on April 16, 2024 in New York City. The Mets defeated the Pirates 3-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Reliever Roundup and Bullpen Bonanza, Episode 3 — Week 5 Individual Rankings

Reliever Roundup & Bullpen Bonanza — Week 5 Individual Rankings We are at the beginning of Week 5 of the 2024 season. Here are the top individual relievers in each league. But these rankings take it to a different level than the other reliever rankings you’ve seen. We will separate our rankings by closers, setup […]

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Reliever Roundup and Bullpen Bonanza, Episode 1 — Week 4 Individual Rankings

Reliever Roundup & Bullpen Bonanza — Week 4 Individual Rankings We are at the beginning of Week 4 of the 2024 season. We’ve played enough games to publish our first reliever rankings of 2024. Here are the top ten individual relievers in each league. But these rankings take it to a different level than the […]

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Ezequiel Tovar of the Rockies celebrating a home run against the Blue Jays
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Rockies Blow Out Blue Jays for First-ever Win in Toronto

Rockies 12, Blue Jays 4 The Colorado Rockies pounded 20 hits, 11 for extra bases, en route to a 12–4 blowout victory over the host Toronto Blue Jays Friday night at the Rogers Centre. It was the first-ever win in Toronto for the Rockies franchise, coming in its tenth try. Rockies third baseman Ryan McMahon […]

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Merrill Kelly of the Diamondbacks throwing a pitch against the Rockies
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Rockies Fall to Kelly, Diamondbacks as Big Hit Eludes Them

Diamondbacks 3, Rockies 2 DENVER, Apr. 9 — Once again, Merrill Kelly was a puzzle the Colorado Rockies could not solve, pitching his Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3–2 victory Tuesday night. Kelly held the Rockies to two runs on six hits, walking three and striking out four across six innings. “Kelly’s got good stuff,” Rockies […]

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Jose Caballero of the Rays tagging out Nolan Jones of the Rockies
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Rays Stave Off Rockies Rally, Take Series

Rays 3, Rockies 2 DENVER, Apr. 7 — The Colorado Rockies had a late chance to take the lead but fell short in their rally, dropping their series finale to the Tampa Bay Rays, 3–2, Sunday afternoon. Rays starting pitcher Ryan Pepiot thwarted the Rockies at every turn. He allowed only three hits, walking none […]

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Harold Ramirez of the Rays scoring against the Rockies
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Rockies Blow Late Lead, Fall to Rays

Rays 8, Rockies 6 DENVER, Apr. 6 — The wind blew hard all night Saturday, wreaking havoc throughout Coors Field. And in the seventh and eighth innings, the Colorado Rockies blew a five-run lead, ultimately falling to the Tampa Bay Rays, 8–6. The late meltdown wasted an outstanding effort from starting pitcher Ryan Feltner. He […]

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Ryan McMahon of the Rockies hitting a walk-off grand slam against the Rays
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Rockies Edge Rays in Home Opener on Walk-off Grand Slam

Rockies 10, Rays 7 DENVER, Apr. 5 — A walk-off grand slam by Ryan McMahon gave the Colorado Rockies an emotional, come-from-behind 10–7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Friday afternoon after a seesaw of a game. The slam, which came in the Rockies’ home opener, salvaged the win after the Rockies lost a four-run […]

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Ryan McMahon tagging out Corbin Carroll at third on a steal attempt, his knee atop the bag. Infielders are adopting this positioning to avoid obstruction.
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How Infielders Are Avoiding Obstruction under New Enforcement Guidelines

How Infielders Are Avoiding Obstruction PHOENIX, Mar. 31 — When Colorado Rockies catcher Elias Diaz gunned down Arizona Diamondbacks speedster Corbin Carroll Friday night on a steal attempt at third base, there was some dispute over whether he was safe or out. The Diamondbacks challenged, but replay was inconclusive, so the call stood. What was […]

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