Colorado Rockies: Four Players Who Are Rocking Spring Training
Having Charlie Blackmon as your leadoff hitter is one of the true joys of being a Rockies fan. As one of the game’s premier leadoff men, it’s no wonder why Blackmon was the subject of so many trade rumors this offseason.
Chuck Nazty has been doing damage in Arizona. In nine games, Blackmon is 11-for-23 at the plate (.478 average) with a homer and four RBI.
His best outing of the spring came on March 13 against the Kansas City Royals when he went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles. He also grabbed his only stolen base of the spring in that game as well.
That outing capped a 4-for-5 stretch for Blackmon where three of his four hits were doubles.
It’s safe to say that the top of Colorado’s batting order has been producing when Blackmon and LeMahieu are on the scorecard in the Valley of the Sun. However, that shouldn’t surprise everyone considering Blackmon earned his first Silver Slugger last season and LeMahieu was the best hitter in all of baseball.
Let’s take a look at one more player who is tearing it up at the plate before we start turning our attention to the mound.