Wilin Rosario and Dexter Fowler homered, helping Jeff Francis and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Friday in a festive home opener at Coors Field.
The Colorado Rockies are embracing their past this season. Walt Weiss is their new manager and Dante Bichette is their hitting coach. In their 20-year history the Rockies haven’t had many hitters better than Bichette.
Dexter Fowler is no longer the precocious prospect brimming with potential. At 26 and entering his fifth full season in the major leagues, the Colorado Rockies’ center fielder is a seasoned veteran.
One of the more interesting names in the Colorado Rockies improbable World Series run in 2007 is getting a chance to come back to the team.
New Colorado manager Walt Weiss has talked fellow former Rockies player Dante Bichette into joining him in Denver as the team’s hitting instructor.
Everyone loves Opening Day at Coors Field every year, from the fans to the businesses around the stadium.