I had the honor of attending a bachelor party in Vegas this weekend so I was not able to watch the Rockies win another series.
But I did frequent various sports books to check the Rockies odds on winning the World Series, and there’s good news! The Rockies opened the season with 25 to 1 odds to win it all. Now they are 10 to 1. That’s a palpable improvement and mean the odds makers think the Rockies have a shot. It’s also quite encouraging considering the Nationals and Astros odds of winning it all are now 400 to 1. Yikes.
Now I know what you’re thinking. I just got back from Vegas and you want a crazy story. Well, Blake Street Bulletin is not the appropriate forum for wild Vegas stories.
Well, on second thought, I do have one random antidote worth telling. I arrived in Sin City and had to meet the bachelor at the airport. So I went to the gate where he was arriving, and Dexter Fowler was just sitting there chilling. True story. As a writer for a Rockies website, I felt compelled to strum up a conversation with the injured Rockies outfielder.
Me: What up Dex?!
Dex: What’s up man.
Me: Why are you in Vegas?
Me: They sent you to Vegas to rehab?
Me: So how does your hip feel?
Dex: Much better man, thanks for asking.
So my Vegas trip starting of with a bang, as I was able to gather insider information on an injured Rockies player.
The irony of the whole situation? Dex was in Vegas to rehab. Most people need to rehabilitate their bodies when they return from Vegas.
Speaking of which, I am going to go chug 5 glasses of water.
Vegas baby. Vegas.
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