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Shameless Self Promotion

September 30, 2011 | 8:01 pm | 15

Hello my fellow ITR’ers,
For the record, I am ashamed of what will follow, as I understand that it does not address a subject matter that anyone cares about. That being said…
I feel that, in a lot of ways, this ITR group is something of a family. While we may not know specifics about one another, we do know what matter’s most about one another; our opinions on baseball.

Progmatinee – you’re our older brother who we look up too, yet want to run screaming from every once in a while.
Ed The …

Arenado, Bettis and Matthes among best in Cal League

September 30, 2011 | 7:51 pm | 1

Three Colorado Rockies prospects were ranked among Baseball America’s top 20 prospects in the high Class A California League.

September farm report: Beerer’s ageless quest

September 30, 2011 | 9:02 am

Two things that are inconsequential to Scott Beerer, a converted pitcher who is now an outfielder in the Colorado Rockies organization, at this point are whether he profiles as a prospect and the hindrance that might be his age.

Scahill going to Arizona Fall League

September 29, 2011 | 8:46 pm

Pitcher Rob Scahill will go to the Arizona Fall League, replacing Drew Pomeranz, whom the Colorado Rockies announced would not pitch there after he started the final regular season game Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants.

Post season chatter

September 28, 2011 | 8:54 pm | 66

I’m changing my name to ProgRaysFan. :) Wow great comeback. What a night tonight flipping between 3 games. On a lark I flipped from the ATL/PHI game and watched the bottom of the 8th of the Rays game.
What a night. Baseball is the game of all games.
Hoping for 2 play in games tomorrow.
What do you all think???

Rockies finish season with win, avoid 90-loss season

September 28, 2011 | 4:55 pm | 34

The Colorado Rockies salvaged the final game of the season and avoided what would have been their first 90-loss season since 2005, beating the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, just the Rockies’ fifth win in 18 tries against the Giants in 2011.

Rockies lineup vs. Giants, 9/28

September 28, 2011 | 11:50 am | 23

The Colorado Rockies’ lineup Wednesday in the season finale against San Francisco Giants left-hander Eric Surkamp.

Parker, Matzek ranked among top South Atlantic prospects

September 28, 2011 | 10:47 am | 1

The Colorado Rockies 2009 and 2010 first-round picks — Tyler Matzek and Kyle Parker — were ranked by Baseball America among the top 20 prospects in the South Atlantic League.

Giants continue dominance of Rockies with shutout

September 27, 2011 | 11:06 pm | 3

The Colorado Rockies went quietly Tuesday in their second to last game of the season, a 7-0 shutout by the San Francisco Giants, who have won 13 of 17 games against the Rockies in 2011.

Rockies lineup vs. Giants, 9/27

September 27, 2011 | 8:05 pm | 7

The Colorado Rockies lineup against San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner:
LF Young
2B Ellis
CF Fowler
3B Kouzmanoff
1B Pacheco
RF Wigginton
C Rosario
SS Field
P White

Rockies announce entire coaching staff will return for 2012

September 27, 2011 | 6:13 pm | 45

The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that the entire coaching staff will be retained for 2012 following a disappointing season in which the team collapsed from an 11-2 start to flirt with last place in the National League West during the final week of the season.

Chacin pitches well but Rockies lose again to Giants

September 26, 2011 | 11:12 pm | 5

Jhoulys Chacin pitched well in his final start of the season, but the Colorado Rockies lost 3-1 to the San Francisco Giants, who have won six straight games and 12 of 16 this season from the Rockies.