General manager Jeff Bridich, manager Bud Black and other representatives of the Colorado Rockies are in Las Vegas as the Winter Meetings officially begin today. We are heading to Las Vegas this afternoon and will have live updates from the Winter Meetings on our Twitter feed as well as here on Rox Pile.
Coming off their second consecutive postseason berth and falling just short of their quest for their inaugural National League West title, the Colorado Rockies are in a position for even greater things in the 2019 season. However, it will take adding some additional pieces to get there.
And that’s where the Winter Meetings will be so interesting to watch. Long known as a very conservative general manager, will Bridich do some gambling in Las Vegas and push all of the chips in to help the Rockies become one of the favorites to win the National League? With teams such as St. Louis, Philadelphia and the New York Mets making waves with trades lately, will the Rockies make a splash in free agency as well? Will they pull off a trade to boost a lineup that is in desperate need of another bat? These are some of the things we will be watching in Sin City.
What are some other things we’re keeping an eye on (and you should be as well)? Let’s take a look…