Dan Lucero

Rockies Contributor

I'm a Colorado native, and die-hard sports fan, with the Rockies serving as my foremost obsession since their inception. When it's not baseball season, I'll watch literally every other sport with rabid interest, but I never stop counting the days until spring training. I currently reside in west central Nebraska, where I do play-by-play of local high school and community college athletics.


Colorado Rockies Bet On Existing Talent, New Attitude As 2012 Team Is Built

Will Dan O'Dowd's offseason trades be able to rescue the Colorado Rockies in 2012 and deliver a spot in the postseason? He's betting a contract extension on it.

Youth Must Be Served For 2012 Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies need to find the future sooner rather than later. 2012 could prove to be the pivotal point along the path to long-term success.

Lapsed Avs Fan Looks To Retain Old Seat On Bandwagon

The Colorado Avalanche embark on a new era and regain one lost fan.

Rockies' Miserable 2011 Season Leaves More Questions Than Answers

The Colorado Rockies' 2011 season began in the best of ways, but it quickly turned into a nightmare for players, team officials and fans alike. 2012 is fraught with peril, but the eternal hope of success still peeks its head around the corner.

Troy Tulowitzki's Welcome Burden

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is a star and he's a hero. Too often the hero falters, but that never stops him from persevering through the failures.

Losing Ubaldo Jimenez: When You Aren't Just Rooting For Laundry

Ubaldo Jimenez is gone, but he won't be forgotten by Colorado Rockies fans. There's too much history there.

A Gift From 2007, A Promise From 2009, A Hope For 2011

The second half of the Colorado Rockies' season begins Thursday night. Do they have some magic in them just as their previous incarnations did?

Ain't No Fun (If The Rockies Can't Have None)

Do the Colorado Rockies have you down this season? You're not the only one.

A Re'Gen-R'ation Of Young Talent: Will This Round Deliver A Rockies World Series?

The Colorado Rockies have a new generation of talent with Jhoulys Chacin and Charlie Blackmon at the head of the class.

Lost For The Season: Jorge De La Rosa's Once And Future Odyssey

Rockies fans cringed on May 24 when they saw Jorge De La Rosa leave his start with elbow tightness. It would turn into a full-blown tear of his UCL a few hours later. Now DLR will need to work his way back from injury, just as he worked his way from being a never-will-be to an I-am-so.

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