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May 29, 2008 10:00 PM

Rockies: The Bus Stops Here

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What a difference a season makes. I think all of us in Colorado are reeling from the Rockies plunge since their World Series appearance. A lot of us expected the Rockies to have a little post-season hangover but nothing quite like this. So if you are one of those fans who has or is contemplating jumping off the bandwagon know you have a lot of company.

Today is the press conference about film footage of living space aliens. No truth to the rumor it's just a Cubs fan.



Discussion

  • May 30, 2008

    6:06 AM

    Brett From Boston writes:

    Wow! Its amazing the effect of the Mighty Boston Red Sox 2007 World Series sweep over the Colorado Rockies had in 2008!
    The Rockies are mathematically eliminated from the playoffs by June because of the butt kicking we gave them from last year.
    The Red Sox go into their arch rival Yankees last All Star game in Yankee Stadium with more Red Sox than Yankees on the roster.
    David Ortiz is filling the role of Yankee slugger Babe Ruth in called shot contest in The House that Ruth Built. I LOVE IT!!!!
    RED SOX RULE MLB!

  • May 30, 2008

    6:13 AM

    Gordon writes:

    Amazing that a Red Sox fan is now claiming that the Red Sox are the reason the Rockies are doing so bad this year.

    Could it be that the Sox fans are now getting more obnoxious than the Yankees fans?

  • May 30, 2008

    8:24 AM

    Kurt writes:

    "Sometimes you wanna go, where everybody knows your name....."

    Picture a thousand Norms chewing peanuts and spilling mustard all over themselves!

    Barneys!

    This rockie team is hurting, they are so hard to watch right now, can't get much worse then the philly series.

  • May 30, 2008

    8:59 AM

    Penfold writes:

    I think we can safely say that last year, the "Rocktober" deal was a true fluke. There's not really a debate about that any longer.

    As far as the space alien - I think it's really Gollum back from the depths of Mordor's fire pit. They did say he was about 4 feet tall and gray, right?

    Still looking for the "Precious."

    Hmmmm....

  • May 30, 2008

    9:26 AM

    Jeremy writes:

    Brett from Boston, I'm not sure they teach English up there anymore, but if so, you might want to look up the definition of "mathematically eliminated". Once you master English, you can move on to History, where you will learn that 2007 is, gasp, a different year than 2008.
    Funny how last year is now a "fluke". 21 of 22 implies talent - yes, luck...but talent too. Some of that talent is still here, some is gone, and some is injured, all of which contribute to a different record this year than last year. The team is not playing well in 2008, but that doesn't diminish 2007 (note the History admonition above).

  • May 30, 2008

    9:26 AM

    JK writes:

    The Rockies made the run last year because they were able to make timely hits. The pitching was solid, each starter knew their job, went out and executed. There is no reason to believe that they can't get back to the form they were in. The Rockies are a great team, but let's face it, how many teams would have a record like the Rockies if 60% of their lineup is out.

    Rockies fans at the games need to stop sitting on their hands and learn how to chear and learn the game of baseball.

    I would love to hear the GOOOOO!!!! ROOOCCCCKIES!!!! Chear from the 90's. We have a great team we just have to support them.

  • May 30, 2008

    12:55 PM

    Bob writes:

    The Rockies are done folks. It's pretty simple. The Monforts took us all for a ride. Sure, last September and October was fun. That's a given. But no one expected it. The Monforts immediately saw it as an opportunity to raise prices and they have never intended to spend the money necessary to keep this ball club a yearly contender.
    And everyone knew this. The fans, the radio hosts, the players, and the coaches. It's no surprise. We've all been duped. The Monforts know that they are doing. It's all about the almighty dollar. Always has been.

  • May 30, 2008

    3:21 PM

    WorkingClassHero writes:

    Hey. Just watching the game today, and WOW!!

    The Rockies blow an 8-run lead and lose 10-9 in regulation.

    Oops.

    HAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAH!!!!

    AH-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

    15 GAMES UNDER .500!!!!!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAAAAA!!!

  • May 30, 2008

    5:18 PM

    Brett From Boston writes:

    Well Colorado-you had your MLS Colorado Rapids in first place for a few weeks but now they're butt flopping like the Rockies.
    HA HA HA HA!

    Long pro sports summer for Colorado sports fans because your teams just suck. The Broncos
    aren't anything to get excited about either.
    Seen the new Denver Broncos uniforms? They
    turn crap brown when the Broncos step on the field.

    Gee when do your Avalanche start training camp? The teams youngest player is what 50 years old?

    Bostons great for sports here!
    Our teams are competitive,win championships,get great players....

  • May 30, 2008

    10:01 PM

    FanOfARealBaseballTeamInAZ writes:

    JK,

    I too the liberty of editing your post to reflect the REAL attitude of REAL Rockies fans. Read on...

    (The fixes are in BOLD TYPE.)

    "The Rockies made the run last year because they WERE LUCKY. The pitching was LUCKY, each starter WAS LUCKY, went out and executed LUCK. There is no reason to believe that they WILL EVER CONTEND AGAIN IN THEIR EXISTENCE. The Rockies are a TERRIBLE team, but let's face it, how many teams would have a record like the Rockies if THEY HAD OWNERS LIKE THE MONFORTS."

    "Rockies fans at the games need to REVOLT AND BURN DOWN COORS FIELD and learn how to ROOT FOR THE DIAMONDBACKS and REALIZE THAT LAST YEAR WAS A COMPLETE FLUKE."

    "I would love to hear the ROOOCCCCKIES SUUUCCCKKK!!!!! CHANT from the 90's. We have a CRAPPY team, we just have to TRADE THE ENTIRE ROSTER AND START OVER."

  • May 30, 2008

    10:01 PM

    FanOfARealBaseballTeamInAZ writes:

    JK,

    I took the liberty of editing your post to reflect the REAL attitude of REAL Rockies fans. Read on...

    (The fixes are in BOLD TYPE.)

    "The Rockies made the run last year because they WERE LUCKY. The pitching was LUCKY, each starter WAS LUCKY, went out and executed LUCK. There is no reason to believe that they WILL EVER CONTEND AGAIN IN THEIR EXISTENCE. The Rockies are a TERRIBLE team, but let's face it, how many teams would have a record like the Rockies if THEY HAD OWNERS LIKE THE MONFORTS."

    "Rockies fans at the games need to REVOLT AND BURN DOWN COORS FIELD and learn how to ROOT FOR THE DIAMONDBACKS and REALIZE THAT LAST YEAR WAS A COMPLETE FLUKE."

    "I would love to hear the ROOOCCCCKIES SUUUCCCKKK!!!!! CHANT from the 90's. We have a CRAPPY team, we just have to TRADE THE ENTIRE ROSTER AND START OVER."

  • May 31, 2008

    6:50 AM

    RichienotfromRevere writes:

    18-1
    18-1
    18-1

  • May 31, 2008

    8:36 AM

    johnboy writes:

    Start taking the path of the Florida Marlins. Dump your soon to be high priced players
    for some high quality young players from other organizations. Remember the the Marlins last World Championship was won doing just that and they are hanging around first place today.

  • May 31, 2008

    3:21 PM

    Dwayne writes:

    You know, any Diamondbacks fan can say what they want about last year, fact is the Rox swept YOU out of the playoffs.

    The stars lined up nearly perfect last season, and this year they are no where near in line. Oh well the great thing about it...life continues on no matter.

    And before you start bashing on the Broncos in Boston, isn't it just one single win against Denver since 1983....ONE win.

  • May 31, 2008

    5:56 PM

    Tessie writes:

    Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
    Tessie is the tune they always sung
    Tessie echoed April through October nights
    After serenading Stahl, Dinneen and Young
    Tessie is a maiden with a sparkling eye
    Tessie is a maiden with a love
    She doesn't know the meaning of her sight
    She's got a comment full of love
    And sometimes when the game is on the line
    Tessie always carried them away
    Up the road from third base to Huntington
    The boys will always sing and sway

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day
    They found their seats had all been sold
    McGreevey led the charge into the park
    Stormed the gates and put the game on hold
    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Boston, you are the only only only
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Red Sox, you are the only only only

  • May 31, 2008

    9:03 PM

    Rockies Suck writes:

    Then Rockies S-U-C-K!!!

    Good God. 16 games under .500 and it's only turing the calendar to June on Sunday???

    Worst team in the majors?

    5 home runs from a guy making $18 Million?

    Ryan Spillborghs has more RBI than Helton in half the at-bats?

    What a total loser franchise.

    Last year was a fluke and the Red Sox proved it in the World Series and the Rockies are clarifying it with this season.

  • June 1, 2008

    4:17 PM

    Sportz Fan writes:

    Fan in AZ.....it was even BETTER and LUCKIER when we sent AZ packing in 4 games. HAHAHAHAHAH......I don't care what happens this year, I will ALWAYS have that 4 game sweep memory.

    Keep on wish'n for them WS dreams......

    AZ=Most Overrated and LUCKIEST MLB team of the 2008 Season. Mets/Cubbies/Phillies will use you as their backstop.

  • June 2, 2008

    10:57 AM

    Michael writes:

    For those of you who have jumped off the band wagon… good riddance and could you just keep your pie holes shut.
    I am completely sick of this b.s. about last year being a fluke. Last year was awesome and nothing they do this year takes anything away from that. Is every team that has a sucky year after a great year a fluke? Is Sand Diego a fluke? They led the division most of the season last year and now they are only two and a half games better then the Rockies. I guess they are a fluke too?
    The current 2008 Rockies are not the 2007 Rockies. This year’s team is not the same as last year’s team. So many players are hurt and so many are struggling. It happens… hopefully the team can pull it together and make a run this year, but even if they don’t – it does not change what last year was. It was amazing.
    That being said, changes definitely need to be made to from here. We could start by getting everyone off of the DL. We also need to find a closer and a few more arms for the bull pen. If you do that, then the Rockies are not a half bad team, but with half the starters sitting out and no real closer… the Rockies suck right now.
    As for me, I will stay on the bandwagon and enjoy rooting for my Rockies. No matter how hopeless 2008 may be!

  • June 2, 2008

    11:13 AM

    Anonymous writes:

    Fluke.

    F-L-U-K-E.

    Fluke-O-Rama.

    Fluke-A-Duka.

    Fluke.

  • June 2, 2008

    11:15 AM

    Anonymous writes:

    Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
    Tessie is the tune they always sung
    Tessie echoed April through October nights
    After serenading Stahl, Dinneen and Young
    Tessie is a maiden with a sparkling eye
    Tessie is a maiden with a love
    She doesn't know the meaning of her sight
    She's got a comment full of love
    And sometimes when the game is on the line
    Tessie always carried them away
    Up the road from third base to Huntington
    The boys will always sing and sway

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day
    They found their seats had all been sold
    McGreevey led the charge into the park
    Stormed the gates and put the game on hold
    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Boston, you are the only only only
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Red Sox, you are the only only only

  • June 2, 2008

    12:40 PM

    Charlie writes:

    Boston sucks, no wonder the Yankees laughed at your teams for so long.

  • June 2, 2008

    1:51 PM

    Reader III writes:

    World Series Titles this decade:

    Boston Red Sox - 2

    New York Yanks - 0

  • June 2, 2008

    4:18 PM

    WorkingClassHero writes:

    Um...yeah, right Charlie. Your argument rings hollow.

    Red Sox Record this year is 35-24.

    Rockies Record this year is 20-37.

    Yankees Record this year is 28-28.

    You guess who's better. Think hard and you might get it.

    The Rockies SUCK! The Red Sox continue to field a winner.

  • June 2, 2008

    4:57 PM

    Mike writes:

    Hope disappeared for the Rockies the minute that the Monforts got wind that fans were clammoring to buy Season tickets for 2008. Whenever the Monforts begin to salivate, there is serious danger in store for the unwary.

    Rockies fans got hosed. The Monforts are wolves in sheep's clothing.

    Holliday will not be a Rockie by the end of July. Neither will several others who are currently taking up roster space.

    Ugh.

  • June 3, 2008

    5:01 PM

    Charlie writes:

    Don't try and convince me that the team from Bean is great, they're not. Boston's greatest pitchers are all best known for winning World Series with the Yankees. So the Red Sux have won 2 titles in 90 years, that puts them on pace with the Florida Marlins. Speaking of teams from Florida, why don't you come back and talk to me when the Sux aren't trailing the Tampa Bay Rays in the standings.

  • June 3, 2008

    7:27 PM

    Tessie writes:

    Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
    Tessie is the tune they always sung
    Tessie echoed April through October nights
    After serenading Stahl, Dinneen and Young
    Tessie is a maiden with a sparkling eye
    Tessie is a maiden with a love
    She doesn't know the meaning of her sight
    She's got a comment full of love
    And sometimes when the game is on the line
    Tessie always carried them away
    Up the road from third base to Huntington
    The boys will always sing and sway

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day
    They found their seats had all been sold
    McGreevey led the charge into the park
    Stormed the gates and put the game on hold
    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Boston, you are the only only only
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Red Sox, you are the only only only

    RED SOX ROCK!!!!!

  • June 4, 2008

    9:16 PM

    Charlie writes:

    Boston still sucks.

  • June 5, 2008

    6:10 AM

    OGG writes:

    5 Years of patience for GEN R to mature. Now what?

  • June 5, 2008

    4:18 PM

    Tessie writes:

    Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
    Tessie is the tune they always sung
    Tessie echoed April through October nights
    After serenading Stahl, Dinneen and Young
    Tessie is a maiden with a sparkling eye
    Tessie is a maiden with a love
    She doesn't know the meaning of her sight
    She's got a comment full of love
    And sometimes when the game is on the line
    Tessie always carried them away
    Up the road from third base to Huntington
    The boys will always sing and sway

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day
    They found their seats had all been sold
    McGreevey led the charge into the park
    Stormed the gates and put the game on hold
    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Boston, you are the only only only
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Red Sox, you are the only only only

    RED SOX ROCK!!!!!

  • June 5, 2008

    7:38 PM

    David writes:

    To BrettfromBoston and Tessie:

    I find it interesting only 4 years ago It was the Curse of the Bambino and other woe is the Boston Red Sox sob stories. Now that you have won two, you have gone from always fearing the worst to arrogant.
    True, the Rockies aren't doing well this year but we still have hope that things will turn around. So when things start to go south for the Red Sox and their fans and THEY WILL; Rockies fans won't be crying over your misfortunes.

  • June 7, 2008

    7:57 AM

    Tessie writes:

    Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
    Tessie is the tune they always sung
    Tessie echoed April through October nights
    After serenading Stahl, Dinneen and Young
    Tessie is a maiden with a sparkling eye
    Tessie is a maiden with a love
    She doesn't know the meaning of her sight
    She's got a comment full of love
    And sometimes when the game is on the line
    Tessie always carried them away
    Up the road from third base to Huntington
    The boys will always sing and sway

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day
    They found their seats had all been sold
    McGreevey led the charge into the park
    Stormed the gates and put the game on hold
    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Boston, you are the only only only
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Red Sox, you are the only only only

    RED SOX ROCK!!!!!

  • June 7, 2008

    4:52 PM

    Charlie writes:

    Boston still sucks, they were shutout by the worst team in the league Friday night the Seattle Mariners 8-0. They play in the most rundown, rat-infested park in Major League Baseball. And they have the most obnoxious and illiterate fans in the world (evidently they do know how to cut and paste though, just don't expect anything original).

  • June 8, 2008

    5:28 PM

    Tessie writes:

    Tessie is the Royal Rooters rally cry
    Tessie is the tune they always sung
    Tessie echoed April through October nights
    After serenading Stahl, Dinneen and Young
    Tessie is a maiden with a sparkling eye
    Tessie is a maiden with a love
    She doesn't know the meaning of her sight
    She's got a comment full of love
    And sometimes when the game is on the line
    Tessie always carried them away
    Up the road from third base to Huntington
    The boys will always sing and sway

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters showed up at the grounds one day
    They found their seats had all been sold
    McGreevey led the charge into the park
    Stormed the gates and put the game on hold
    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Tessie, you are the only only only

    The Rooters gave the other team a dreadful fright
    Boston's tenth man could not be wrong
    Up from third base to Huntington
    They'd sing another victory song

    Two! Three! Four!

    Tessie, Nuff Said McGreevey shouted
    We're not here to mess around
    Boston, you know we love you madly
    Hear the crowd roar to your sound
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Boston, you are the only only only
    Don't blame us if we ever doubt you
    You know we couldn't live without you
    Red Sox, you are the only only only

    RED SOX ROCK!!!!!

  • June 9, 2008

    10:22 PM

    Charlie writes:

    What a waste, you're not even contributing anything to this forum. The administrator is allowing you to post garbage all over this site.

    Oh and by the way, Boston still sucks.

  • June 10, 2008

    6:46 AM

    Anonymous writes:

    ....Red Sox, you are the only only only....

  • August 28, 2008

    10:28 AM

    Trevor writes:

    I think this is so funny. no bandwagons in Rocktober. Only real rockies fans can route for their home team. Even though i am a rockies fan and i still believe in them i think people should only like the rockies if they truly do like them. They cant join out fan club just because we are winning.

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