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Patrick Saunders @psaundersdp Denver, Colorado

Rockies beat writer @denverpost. Nancy's husband, golden retriever lover, Springsteen fanatic. E: psaunders@denverpost.com

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And yet the #Marlins qualified for the playoffs after losing 105 games last season. https://t.co/LzcE9EmoBdICYMI: #Rockies officially eliminated from playoff contention with 4-0 loss at Diamondbacks. Though it was basicall… https://t.co/Iaqf8WKgN6
9/26
2020
Working on a #Rockies Sunday story. Discovered that their .311 on-base percentage ranks as the worst in franchise history.#Rockies' Daniel Bard finishing up improbable season on a high note https://t.co/7Jy4csCZka via @denverpostYou're so right, Spilly. He's incredible. https://t.co/BMFnm7rbCRThe Rockies did everything right when they had to. The result was a satisfying 5-4, 11-inning victory over San Fra… https://t.co/Fb1fenLLqe
Retweeted by Patrick Saunders#Rockies beat Giants in extra innings on Raimel Tapia sac fly, great play by Trevor Story https://t.co/ypYvOFG9Fq via @denverpost#Rockies pull off 5-4 win over #SFGiants. Jairo Diaz gets a DP to end it.
9/25
2020
#Rockies lead #SFGiants 5-4 on Tapia's sac fly. On to the bottom of the 11th.The five-man infield worked? THE FIVE-MAN INFIELD WORKED! https://t.co/SsEUk0ttfj
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersGreat thing about a star like Trevor Story ... they want the ball hit to them with the game on the line. https://t.co/kjKSLGPTWxWhat an athlete. https://t.co/0coALo4IyJBud Black employing the ol' Scioscia five-man infield. First saw this with the 2000 Angels.
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersSeason-high 15 Ks for #Rockies. Those three in the 10th could cost them the game.3 Ks for #Rockies in the 10th. Ouch.Nope. McMahon loves the game a lot more. Works harder. https://t.co/euoJSUzIGoMassively massive, Henry? So, huge! 😇 https://t.co/fPJ4w5p0TM#Rockies Daniel Bard nails down the 9th. Ray of light in a dark season for Rox. Onto the 10th. 4-4.Philosophy for our times. https://t.co/WdgQ9DbgNfSeriously, #Rockies? Brandon Belt with a solo shot to left off Mychal Givens. 4-4 in the 8th.Josh Fuentes .... again ... RBI single to center with 2 outs gives #Rockies a 4-3 lead in the 7th..@Chuck_Nazty grounds out to short but gets the job done, drives in Pillar from 3rd. #Rockies 3, #SFGiants 3 in the 7th.Ugh. https://t.co/vcC73On4OoNice outing for #Rockies Chi Chi Gonzalez after a rough start. He held the #SFGiants scoreless after the second. SF… https://t.co/2GgnHZsxxHToday's #Rockies RISP count: 2-for-10 through 6 innings.Gausman is probably done. He struck out Story, Blackmon, Wolters, Pillar, Hilliard and Wolters again with runners i… https://t.co/NPMxE9hlUK
Retweeted by Patrick Saunders#Rockies Ryan McMahon grounds out to 1st on 15th pitch of AB vs. Gausman.Teams throughout the major leagues have found different ways to maintain intensity without the benefit of fans in t… https://t.co/aPp3OIXFox
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersNice work by Raimel Tapia, comes through with two outs and runners on. #Rockies cut #SFGiants lead to 3-2 in the 4th.#Rockies got 2 on in the first and couldn't score. Same thing in the 3rd as Kevin Gausman strikes out Trevor Story… https://t.co/VLgokk7ilf#SFGiants lead #Rockies 3-0 after 2 innings.Dickerson said he actually felt bad for the #rockies because the couple of times he felt his swing really click, t… https://t.co/VFYOfwv8Hv
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersUpdate: Dickerson just hit a double. Guy is so hot vs. Rox, it's crazy. https://t.co/lczMn4VfJzFYI: After an 11-3 start, #Rockies are 13-28 (.317), the lowest winning percentage in the majors over that span. Ye… https://t.co/pYkKCH2EHeFYI, in nine games against #Rockies, #SFGiants OF Alex Dickerson is hitting .500 (17-for-34) with 11 runs, six doub… https://t.co/4L2mSn4bQlRockies lineup at San Francisco on Thursday - https://t.co/YUSR0r3AF5
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersGausman starts tomorrow. #sfgiants
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersThis is so awesome! https://t.co/w9CrQJutEiThe 2020 Rockies are like those Hallmark Christmas romance movies. Predictable. Except that in the case of the Ro… https://t.co/SmaNKdGpSP
Retweeted by Patrick Saunders#Rockies right-hander Tommy Doyle, called up today, making his big-league debut at age 24.For the season, the Rockies are currently batting .249 with RISP. Only the 2011 team (.245) has been worse.#Rockies Ryan Castellani has shown some good stuff this season but he needs to cut down on the walks. He's walked 2… https://t.co/TPh8PY7ov1#Rockies are 1-for-11 with RISP tonight. #SFGiants lead 5-2 in the 7th.Story of the #Rockies season continues. 3-run homer by Dubon off Yency Almonte on Almonte's second pitch after reli… https://t.co/xKt0sxWau9Wow! https://t.co/KJzRGppVKsThe difference between Josh Fuentes fielding balls and throws at first base vs. Daniel Murphy shows up almost every game. #RockiesTrev makin' plays on a different level 😱 https://t.co/VRTA6cbFiA
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersWell, good to know Dickerson doesn't do everything perfectly against the Rox. Tapia's liner gives the #Rockies a 2-1 edge.
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersTrue Story. Out Jeter-ing Derek Jeter. Out Tulo-ing Troy Tulowitzki. That was gorgeous. #RockiesUpdated: It’s probably safe to say that no Rockies player wants to bid 2020 goodbye more than outfielder David Dahl… https://t.co/agQtgg2yEe
Retweeted by Patrick Saunders#SFGiants tie it up on solo blast to center by Evan Longoria. #Rockies 1, Giants 1 in the 4th.Evan Longoria and Brandon Crawford are both having terrific defensive seasons.
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersEvan Longoria, who has made a bunch of fabulous defensive plays tonight, puts one over the center-field wall to tie the score at 1 apiece.
Retweeted by Patrick Saunders#Rockies leading #SFGiants 1-0 through 3 innings. Ryan Castellani's had some traffic but he's worked through it.Baby moose discovering a sprinkler https://t.co/Ng81j3LIqw
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersOn a personal note, Dahl deserves a break and some good luck. He's a hell of a baseball player and a class act. https://t.co/i5HXlQt6NrDetails on Rockies' David Dahl's shoulder injury. Why he tried to play through it. Also, Scott Oberg has surgery fo… https://t.co/pK5cAhI5QK
9/24
2020
This is still the United States of America, right? Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses th… https://t.co/XWxsv3Cdt9NEW: Rockies outfielder David Dahl, who's played sparingly this season as he's battled various injuries, was placed… https://t.co/grsDOiUs4Y
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersKiz, don't you realize that you aren't allowed to express your opinion if it's not about sports?! Come on, what's w… https://t.co/otDbQMsi89Black said the hope is that Oberg will be able to participate in spring training 2021. https://t.co/tD8WP91A0GBud Black announces that RHP pitcher Scott Oberg has undergone surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome. The hope is th… https://t.co/vs6sxUmq0S#Rockies lineup vs. #SFGiants https://t.co/hamp8IbLoC#Rockies select the contract of right-handed pitcher Tommy Doyle from their alternate training site and have placed… https://t.co/ETuNKEZ21JHappy Birthday Boss! Born to defy chronological time! Still doing among the best work of your life! https://t.co/AqIAKHLptC
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersI was there the night after the big rain. Drove up from Durango. https://t.co/aK0nDOOZJ9Happy 71st B-Day, Bruce. First saw you on Aug. 17, 1981 at Red Rocks. Still the best concert I’ve ever been to. https://t.co/KRj3RFERhMThe guys set up an online auction featuring game-used gear to fund a four-year college scholarship for a Colorado s… https://t.co/sQYAmXaQGm
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersGale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77 https://t.co/hUqT2R6FWU via @denverpostGood questions this week. #Rockies Mailbag: Looking forward at Nolan Arenado, hands-on owner Dick Monfort, bullpen… https://t.co/69vkIr0drNICYMI: #Rockies' bullpen gives up three in the seventh in 5-2 loss to Giants https://t.co/zttKD9qMuP via @denverpost#Rockies Mailbag: Looking forward at Nolan Arenado, hands-on owner Dick Monfort, bullpen woes and more… https://t.co/UAi8gqiWiJOh, that should be a lot of fun ... You know how much the GM likes my questions. https://t.co/ddQj04eV8oThe Rockies (24-30) need divine intervention from the baseball gods to have any chance at the postseason.… https://t.co/JScenBQLYS
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersYou've got to love Kevin Pillar. Guy's a gamer. Nice catch in center to end the eighth. Rockies down 5-2 to #SFGiantsNever saw that coming. 😇 https://t.co/TfAiSSygh0#Rockies bullpen is a disaster. Had a 6.89 ERA coming in. Only the Phillies were worse.As I wrote in my pregame story, #Rockies Carlos Estevez and Jairo Diaz really illustrate Rockies' bullpen issues… https://t.co/R8wxZH7CQ9Tie game, 2-2. RBI double by Kevin Pillar in the 7th. #Rockies 2, #SFGiants 2Must be the shoes! https://t.co/FEYjcR3YteICYMI. Although I can't imagine you did. Jamal Murray's fourth-quarter burst saves #Nuggets from disaster vs.… https://t.co/neRz1qRhEt* Robertson https://t.co/gNUcJUICEvRockies learning not to run on Daniel Robertson, outfielder. That's Daniel Robertson, outfielder.
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersGarrett Hampson attempts a hustle double. It didn't work. Thrown out at second on a great throw by Roberts.… https://t.co/9UHR85RuXiWow. Never would have expected that. https://t.co/czJmATrZqiQuestion of the night. Now that we've lived with full-time DH this summer, what do you think? #Rockies#Rockies but #SFGiants lead to 2-1 in the 6th but inning could have been so much more. Rox 1-of-9 with RISP as Ryan… https://t.co/dMUJrFynM5Thank you! https://t.co/NWiN1v75syI understand the criticism of Coors Field as a hitters' paradise, but why doesn't anyone make a fuss about San Fran… https://t.co/A7cwko5eIs#Rockies @KFREE_21 pitching a hell of a game, but #SFGiants Drew Smyly has blanked the Rox through 5. 3 hits for th… https://t.co/PEPReNHrSaVery nice, Janie. https://t.co/KGCnUrwlgi#SFGiants lead #Rockies 1-0 through 4. Difference is leadoff homer by Austin Slater in the first.Lots of fans pointing toward Nolan Arenado's offensive woes, but after an incredible start, #Rockies Charlie Blackm… https://t.co/uIp9lZqsSJWell said, Elise. Now, of course, will come the idiots with their "stick to sports" tweets. https://t.co/wdOi602Xpv#Rockies Kevin Pillar has hit safely in his past 9 games with single in the first tonight. Has multiple hits in fiv… https://t.co/E3EsIUnbLGFYI, #SFGiants are 16-10 over 25 home games and have posted a 13-4 record in their last 17 contests at Oracle Park,… https://t.co/jUQ92n4LIdMatt Kemp, in the second inning at San Francisco, notches his first stolen base since Sept. 9, 2016 with Atlanta vs. the New York Mets.
Retweeted by Patrick Saunders#Rockies Matt Kemp with the steal! Well, it is 2020 after all. Strange doings.whoa https://t.co/aw3XX3BZBq
Retweeted by Patrick SaundersCarlos Estevez's slide illustrates #Rockies' bullpen issues https://t.co/zf5S2zCdva via @denverpost
9/23
2020

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