Colorado Rockies Window Shopping Part 1: A first base bat

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We’ve spent the last few weeks railing on the Rockies’ inability to put an average offense on the field this season. In fact, earlier today, I wrote an article discussing just that. The biggest hole that needs to be addressed is putting a productive bat at first base. While it is early in the season, the Rockies are only a few games out of first place in the division. So, it’s never too early to do a little window shopping. Part one of my two part “window shopping” trade series previews what first base options that might fit with Rockies are sitting out there.

There are always a couple of ways at looking at trades. You go for the gold, and attempt to trade for a top tier talent. You can find a rental player that’s good for a year. You can trade for a younger, player with contract control. However, with Ian Desmond on pace to have the worst season ever, the Rockies could really trade for just about anyone and find an upgrade. It is hard to say what the Rockies are going to be willing to do during the season in terms of trades. However, there are some varying options that could be good for the now and the future. Let’s take a look…

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