We made it to “the day.” Today is the day when pitchers and catchers officially report to Scottsdale and spring training for the Colorado Rockies officially opens. Oh, and it’s also Valentine’s Day as well.
Love is absolutely in the air, whether it’s for your significant other today (and hopefully the other 364 days of the year) or just for the sound of fastballs hitting the mitt. Either way, it’s a wonderful day.
What could make it even more wonderful? Why a dose of the latest Colorado Rockies news and links of course! Let’s get started.
Bud is 10, Ian is 20…
Numbers. It’s all about numbers when it comes to baseball, right? Whether you’re a stats geek or just like to see batting averages and ERAs in the newspaper or online box score, numbers are a key part of baseball. That includes the numbers the players and coaches wear on their backs as well.
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Our friends at Purple Row have a list of some of the latest number changes with the Rockies, including who will actually be donning Number 2 this season. It’s happening. Find out who it will be by clicking here.
Just how will the Colorado rotation stack up this season? We know Jon Gray, Tyler Anderson, Tyler Chatwood and Chad Bettis will make a mark … but just how big will that mark be? This article attempts to tackle that question by not only breaking down those four pitchers (as well as the predicted fifth starter) but even projects out their statistics.
It’s an interesting look into the crystal ball. Check it out and see where you agree or disagree.
Speaking of the Crystal Ball…
OK, so we don’t often tout our own articles on here but it is the opening of spring training and we did make five bold predictions about what to expect with the Rockies in Scottsdale. Click here to read it and see what we think the immediate future will hold in Arizona.