The temptation is to say there are no winners here, what with the cop getting needlessly pushy and the bro trying to summon James Madison from his grave with his slurring bluster about injustice. But you know what? Fuck this. We're on Team Bro here.
Just as DJ LeMahieu's at-bat was beginning in the fourth inning at Coors, the sprinklers turned on for a few seconds and splashed the entire field and most on it. Home plate umpire Chad Fairchild wants nothing to do with any of it.
Last week's four-game Mets-Rockies series featured two snow-outs, one of which was played as part of a supremely depressing doubleheader—a doubleheader, for that matter, which started two hours late because of an undermanned, overworked snow-clearing crew. The other game will probably be made up in June. At least…
It's April, right? Like, the month in which the crocuses pop up and the skies yield warm water every 20 minutes or so? The month in which, save for a few chilly nights, baseball is played at its proper temperatures, before summer stickiness sets in?
There are teams you want to see lose. Franchises that give you some sort of sick joy from their struggles, fanbases you eagerly wish August mathematical elimination upon. The Colorado Rockies are not one of those teams.
A 27-year-old man died on Wednesday from injuries sustained in a fall as he was attempting to slide down a railing at Coors Field. Robert Seamans of Pueblo, Colo., was a committed Rockies fan. He was taken to Denver Health Medical Center immediately after the accident, where he was declared brain-dead. Seamans…