Colorado Rockies: 3 Things You Should Know on March 4

Apr 4, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Colorado Rockies pitcher Miguel Castro against the Arizona Diamondbacks during Opening Day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 4, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Colorado Rockies pitcher Miguel Castro against the Arizona Diamondbacks during Opening Day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports /
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We’re heading to Arizona today to begin five days of coverage of the Colorado Rockies as they continue their spring training workouts in sunny Arizona. While we’re on a plane heading toward Phoenix, check out these three article links.

Injuries Creep Up

David Dahl and Chris Rusin are the first two Colorado Rockies to show up on the spring injury report, and both will miss an unknown amount of time with their ailments.

Dahl is having issues with his back while Rusin pulled himself out of Friday’s win over the Cleveland Indians with an injury to his right side.

Click here to check out the prognosis for these two players.

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Castro Bouncing Back

Miguel Castro is just 22 years old and seems to have a bright future ahead of him. But can he live up to his promise and make a difference in the Rockies bullpen this season and in the future?

That’s the biggest question posed by Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post in this article. Youth is still a big factor in Castro’s struggles. It also gives hope to what his future might hold.

"“He got to the big leagues early, and he was so young and so raw,” manager Bud Black said Thursday. “Emotionally, maybe he was not ready to take on a bullpen role in the big leagues. But on the positive side, I’m sure he learned from it.”"

A Change in the Logo

When it comes to the Colorado Rockies, you will be seeing a lot more of the initials this season and a lot less of the mountains.

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The Rockies have made a change in their logo, choosing to use the “CR” as their primary calling card while the Rockies logo featuring the baseball zooming by a mountain will be a secondary one. You can read about the change and why it was made by clicking here.

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