July 25, 2021

Colorado Rockies news: Best-of lists aplenty for 2019 and decade (Purple Row)


As the end of another year approaches, it becomes best-of list time. So many lists. Top-ten lists and best moments are popping up everywhere, but since we are also approaching the end of a decade, we have extra lists that also cover the last 10 years.

On Thanksgiving, best-of lists are a great way to remember to be grateful for the mind-blowing plays, fantastic players, happy moments, and fond memories that might not be so fresh after a disappointing 2019 campaign. A bunch of lists of best moments and the Rockies came out recently, so we’ll start with 2019 and then zoom out to the decade.

Look back at the Rockies’ best wins of 2019 | MLB.com

This list from Thomas Harding is definitely one that can inspire some hope for 2020 because he lists five great wins, but also explains what those wins mean in terms of future potential to get back to the 90-or-more win range. Oddly enough, Harding also points out that four of the five came after the Rockies were out of postseason contention.

1. German Marquez’s one-hit shutout win over the Giants on April 14. Outside of the rare pitching gem Rockies fans don’t get to see very often, this is important because of glimpse of a…

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