Friday, June 25, 2010

June 22, 2010 - Red Sox at Rockies

The opener of what would turn out to be a thrilling 3-game set with the "rival" Red Sox (2007 World Series rematch and the battle over the color of the crowd). I shot the opener only and had a great time shooting the iconic players from Mass. 2-1 win for the Rockies against a sharp Jon Lester. Jhoulys Chacin made the Red Sox look like the Nationals as they failed repeatedly to get past first base or even on it. The entire series had a playoff atmosphere. And the Boston on-field reporter, Heidi Watney, is pretty special too. I learned from googling her that she was a past beauty queen of some kind and pictures of her in a bathing suit are available n the internet(s). Got a kick out of hanging in the photo bay with her.

June 19, 2010 - Brewers at Rockies

Wild seesaw game, with Seth Smith coming through when he was needed with a two-run homer and the bullpen getting out of a pretty crazy top-of-the-ninth 3-run homer and another jam to hold on to an 8-7 win. Great light and great action, and the Major League debut of infielder Chris Nelson who made an immediate impact with his home plate collision and run (below).

June 12, 2010 - Blue Jays at Rockies

A 1-0 win for the Rockies, but not thanks to this home plate collision between catcher Jose Molina and Todd Helton.

June 9, 2010 - Astros at Rockies

I only stayed for the good light on this one, and it was pretty sweet. Lots of backlit stuff and a small sunset. Also had a little play at home plate. 2nd of 3 consecutive loses to the lowly Astros ended with a Carlos Lee grand slam.

June 8, 2010 - Astros at Rockies

The Rockies gave 3 of 4 to the Astros, including the June 8 game. Decent light and decent action, and a homerun ball snagged over the left field wall by Astros outfielder Jason Michaels.

Monday, June 7, 2010

May 27, 2010 - Diamondbacks at Rockies

Day games are usually gorgeous, but direct sunlight over the players heads can make things a little more difficult. Not a lot from this game looked great to me, but I had a couple of decent shots.

Giambi started at first, as he has been for the day games.

Tulowitzki celebrating one of several recent homeruns.

May 26, 2010 - Diamondbacks at Rockies

Another Ubaldo start, another win. This was a great night.

Cargo celebrates a run in the dugout.

Aaron Cook and Chris Iannetta discuss the finer points of the game.


It rained for a few minutes.

Tulowitzki turning a double play late in the game, past a sliding Gerardo Parra.

May 25, 2010 - Diamondbacks at Rockies

Easy win for the Rox it seemed like. Homerun for Tulowitzki, and a shot of Dbacks 2nd baseman Kelly Johnson watching the game from the dugout and appearing to not hold out too much hope....