In the wake of this past weekend’s drama and heroics, it feels like the 2018 Colorado Rockies might be a team of destiny. But this squad is still dealing with some glaring issues.
The “epic taco’s drought of 2018” continues, as the Colorado Rockies are on a streak of 21 straight games of scoring six runs or less. They are 10-11 in that span, with the starting rotation mostly responsible for keeping them near .500. Meanwhile, the bullpen remains consistently inconsistent, with scoreless outings sandwiched between blown leads or flat-out meltdowns.
These issues have us anticipating the 40-man roster expansion on September 1. Barring a total collapse, the Rockies should be in the thick of the playoff race, and some players will have the chance to make an immediate impact.
So who might those players be? Let’s take a look.