Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies Tickets
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About Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies
Since joining the MLB in 1993, the Colorado Rockies have yet to win any major title, except for the 2007 NL Pennant. The Chicago Cubs on the other hand ended the longest droughts in baseball history after winning the 2016 World Series, defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7. For a team that hasn’t been able to dominate any of its opponents so far, the Rockies recently seem to be rallying for some incredible wins over the Cubs. They did it in 2016 when the Cubs were at their best and now once again with the 2017 season underway, the Rockies are giving the defending champs a tough time. These recent games have resulted in an internal rivalry between the two teams’ third basemen – Nolan Arenado (Rockies) and Kris Bryant (Cubs). Both players are considered to be the best third basemen in the game today, competing for MVP awards and All-Star Game nods.
Seeds Sown for the Cubs – Rockies Rivalry
The Chicago Cubs – Colorado Rockies rivalry has had some unforgettable moments.
The Anticlimactic Showdown at Coors Field- On August 19, 2016, the Chicago Cubs marched into the Coors Field like superstars amidst the deafening chants of Let’s Go Cubbies!. The announced attendance of 43,950 fans waited in anticipation for the Cubs to wrap up the game with a win – except they didn’t. The game entered its eleventh inning, the resilient Rockies put up a stunning fight to win the game 7-6. First inning home run by David Dahl was also the first leadoff homer by a Rockies player since 2013.
The Back and Forth Between Arenado and Bryant- Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado (25) and the Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant (24) are similar creatures in abilities and age. The two have been putting up quite a show for the fans, going back and forth on the National League home runs leader board. This NL rivalry is becoming quite interesting to watch as they duke it out on the field.
A History of Match Ups
The Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies have faced each other in more than 190 games till now. Here is how the Cubs have fared against their Colorado rivals.
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The Chicago Cubs have scored 1,012 runs against the Rockies, in comparison to the 1,054 run scored by the team Colorado. The two teams have not faced each other in the postseason yet.
Greatest Players in Chicago Cubs – Colorado Rockies History
What makes Chicago Cubs 108 years’ drought even more baffling is the fact that the side boasts numerous legendary players. Perhaps the greatest player to have donned the Cubs’ jersey and number 14 is Ernie Banks, one of the finest power hitters in the sport. A statue in his honor stands tall outside Wrigley Field. Hack Wilson’s incredible achievements landed him on the list of greatest Chicago Cubs of all time. Billy Williams, Greg Maddux and Ron Santo also made the Cubs proud with their impressive statistics. For the Rockies, Todd Helton is unquestionably the most iconic player in the franchise’s history. The club retired his number 17 in 2014 as he leads the team in all categories, be it home runs, hits and even the number of games played. Larry Walker is another name that the Rockies are immensely proud of. He hit 383 home runs in his career and his efforts pushed the side to their first ever playoff berth in 1995.
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The smell of warm spring, hot dogs, the grill and kettle corn indicates only one thing – baseball season is here! With the Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies tickets in hand, catch the two teams’ budding rivalry live. The Chicago Cubs and the Colorado Rockies schedule is out and you can now be a part of the action with cheap Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies tickets. Use the Wrigley Field and Coors Field seating charts to get the best seats for an incredible baseball experience.