Colorado Rockies: 3 Things You Should Know on February 19

Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports /
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It’s Sunday and a great time to check in on some of the latest things happening with the Colorado Rockies. A rainy day in Arizona may have kept the Rockies indoors but it didn’t keep them from preparing for the spring training opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.

Before that, however, let’s take a look at three articles that will be of interest to followers of the Colorado Rockies.

Young Behind the Dish

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There’s been a lot of talk about Tom Murphy and Tony Wolters taking over behind the plate this season for the Rockies. A lot of that talk has focused on how little Major League experience the duo has. That may be true, but it doesn’t seem to be sounding any warning sirens in Denver.

In this article, Thomas Harding has a look at the young pitching corps and why new manager Bud Black doesn’t seem to concerned about it.

As an aside, we graded and analyzed last year’s catchers and how they did in this article.

Speaking of Catchers…

The battle between Wolters and Murphy is one that MLBTradeRumors.com looks at in this article. There are a few battles on the radar when it comes to the Rockies in spring training and this article takes a look at who’s under the gun and who could come out on top.

Strengths and Weaknesses

So how does Colorado’s front office stack up? Where does it have its good and bad points? PurpleRow.com took a look in this article.

Next: 3 Non-Roster Players Who Could Impact Colorado This Season

This year, Colorado’s front office could be under the microscope more than ever. With the decision to bring Ian Desmond on board at first base and hire Black to lead the team, the moves are going to be under constant scrutiny throughout the season.

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