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The 2014 Colorado Rockies are often dubbed an “intriguing” team. An “interesting” team. A “team to watch.” But you know what people don’t call them?
A good team.
There is a common acknowledgment that if everything breaks right, the Rockies could be a dangerous team. Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are two of the best 15 players in all of baseball. They just need to stay healthy. Jhoulys Chacin is solid. Jorge De La Rosa is a borderline ace. Brett Anderson can be an ace if he stays healthy. And on and on.
There’s a lot of ‘ifs’ and a lot of things that need to go right, probably too many to hope for realistically, which explains why the Rockies’ odds to win the World Series are 75/1.
There’s a lot to cheer for and a lot to cheer against. Here are some things to cheer against things in 2014.