Jeff Brantley

Jeff Brantley

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At hot stove time, there are some moves that make sense for the Rockies

Most expect Colorado's roster in 2020 to look a lot like it did last year, but there are a few players on the open market who would fit at Coors Field
2 years ago

World Series Preview: Can the Nationals hang with the Astros?

Houston has the look of a dynasty in the making, making it a tough task for upstart Washington to pull off the upset in the Fall Classic
2 years ago

End-of-the-year awards tell the story of the Rockies season

While there were plenty of down moments during a disappointing season, some players shined and even starred for Colorado in 2019
2 years ago

The Rockies need to steal a page from the Mets master plan

Prior to the 2019 season, New York decided to go young at first base, a move that Pete Alonso keeps proving was a stroke of genius
2 years ago

Every move the Rockies make this offseason will be a big one

As they proved last winter when they swung and missed a lot, Colorado can't afford to miss on big decisions, minor moves or anything in between
2 years ago

When does the seat start to get hot for the Rockies manager?

Bud Black led Colorado to back-to-back playoff appearances, uncharted territory that earned him some leeway, but that's quickly running out
2 years ago

The kids are providing much-needed bright spots for the Rockies

The upside to injuries and being out of the playoff race is that Colorado has gotten a chance to give young players a long look
2 years ago

The Rockies have a big task ahead of them during the offseason

Jeff Bridich has saddled Colorado with some bad contracts, so he'll have to figure out a way to shed some of those players before 2020
2 years ago

It’s time for the Rockies to start giving young players a look

With the 2019 season lost, Colorado can put the last month and half to use by giving prospects meaningful at-bats and innings
2 years ago

The Rockies striking out at the trade deadline is cause for concern

While other teams improved for this season and/or next year, Colorado remained stuck in neutral, sitting idly by as their competition got better
2 years ago

The time is right for the Rockies to trade Charlie Blackmon

As unpopular as the move would be with fans and in the clubhouse, the smart baseball decision is to part way with the 33-year-old outfielder
2 years ago

Rockies looking to be sellers not buyers at upcoming trade deadline

With the season spiraling out of control and seemingly going nowhere, Colorado should look to dump big contracts and give youngster more playing time
2 years ago

After a first half mired in mediocrity, the Rockies still have hope for the postseason

The Colorado Rockies road to a postseason berth rests in a competitive race for two National League wild card spots, writes Jeff Brantley
2 years ago

The Rockies have options for fixing their bullpen issues

If they get creative, Colorado can solve the riddle that has cost them a lot of games this season, without having to mortgage their future
2 years ago

The Rockies are in a sticky situation at the trade deadline

As the D.J. LeMahieu situation proved, Colorado can't afford to hang onto veteran players until the they become free agents
2 years ago

The Rockies have plenty of options for bolstering their bullpen

On the heels of last weekend's meltdown against the Padres, Colorado needs to look far and wide in order to add a quality relief pitcher or two
2 years ago

The next 17 games will determine the Rockies season

Between now and July 1, Colorado plays only within the NL West, a stretch that will either keep them in the division race or end their chances
2 years ago

Unfortunate comments aside, Bridich has been a great GM for the Rockies

Criticism of the general manager's comments about the media have spiraled into blanket negative reviews that are unfair and off base
2 years ago

Should the Rockies pay the price to sign Dallas Keuchel?

The veteran left-hander is still on the market, providing Colorado an opportunity to add a much-needed arm to their starting rotation.
2 years ago

The Rockies have some decisions to make with Daniel Murphy

The first baseman was Colorado's big offseason acquisition, but he's been a major disappointment through the first two months of the season
2 years ago

After a split at Fenway, the Rockies are right where they should be

Climbing back near .500 before Memorial Day, Colorado is poised to make a summer run, when playoff teams play their best baseball
2 years ago

Positives & negatives along the Broncos offensive line: ‘Pritchard & Cecil’

Pritchard & Cecil – 06/01/2018 – Pritchard & Cecil live in studio. Friday’s show the guys talk about Bradley Chubb at OTAs so far, the latest with Broncos ownership and the Broncos offensive line going into this season. Listen to hour one here! Hour one Pritchard & Cecil talk about the Broncos quarterback situation as […]
3 years ago

Good vibes for the Broncos in second week of OTAs: ‘Pritchard & Cecil’

Pritchard & Cecil – 05/31/2018 – Pritchard & Cecil live from Fitness Gallery. Thursday’s show the guys talk about the national perspective with the Broncos, the vibes the players are getting around the team right now and some of the breaking news from the day. Listen to hour one here! Hour one Pritchard & Cecil […]
3 years ago

How should Paxton Lynch be viewed moving forward?: ‘Pritchard & Cecil’

Pritchard & Cecil – 05/30/2018 – Pritchard & Cecil live in studio. Wednesday’s show the guys talk about OTAs getting fired up once again yesterday, quarterback Paxton Lynch looking good so far this season on the practice field and why Royce Freeman should be the teams starting running back this season. Listen to hour one […]
3 years ago