Aug 7, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher J. De La Rosa (29) pitches during the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
No, really, De La Rosa is the only lock in the rotation, and I suppose he isn’t even technically a lock because he’s a veteran on an expiring contract and will be a free agent at the end of 2016.
So, it’s easily foreseeable that the Rockies could ship him out this winter if they got the right offer for him.
Nevertheless, his trade talks will really ramp up during the season next year, and we can expect him to be on the block for the first half of the season.
But until then, he will absolutely be tasked with solidifying the rotation like he has for so many years.
And behind him… well… there’s this.
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