Sooner Or Later, Weiss Has To Show He Can Lead

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(Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

Walt Weiss sounded like a man that was fed up with the losing after the Rockies were swept by an awful Diamondbacks team last night in a 12-7 loss at Coors Field. He talked about guys needing to step up and how guys are not pressing since it’s their job. He was fed up with the excuses. If one did not know any better, he would have sounded like a Rockies fan than a Rockies manager.

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Same Old Rockies Syndrome Creeps In

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(Ken Blaze — USA Today Sports)

We haven’t completed the first week of June, and June swoon already started for the Rockies. Fresh from finishing a 2-7 road trip, the Rockies are not off to a great start in their 10-game homestand after taking a 4-2 loss last night to a terrible Diamondbacks team that has become a lost cause this season.  With the way it’s going for the Rockies, it won’t be long until they join their last night’s opponent in playing out the season. Read More

De La Rosa’s Perseverance Results To Opening Day Start

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(Kelley L. Cox-USA Today Sports)

One can only imagine what went through Jorge De La Rosa’s mind couple of weeks ago when Rockies manager Walt Weiss told him he was starting on Opening Day against the Marlins in Miami. It’s a good bet the Rockies starter felt emotions of excitement. As a pitcher who never started on Opening Day in his career, he understands that starting on Opening Day is a privilege.

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