With the Super Bowl and the NFL season officially in the rearview mirror, the Colorado Rockies and the rest of the baseball world can officially turn its attention to the start of spring training and the Major League Baseball season.
The Colorado Rockies have made one major signing this offseason, inking Daniel Murphy to a two-year contract in the hopes of solidifying its recent revolving door at first base. Another, can be argued, is the re-signing of Mark Reynolds to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
When looking at how Colorado’s Opening Day 25-man roster fills out, it’s a pretty safe bet that, barring injury, those two veterans are a part of the team that opens the season on the road against the Miami Marlins on Thursday, March 28. But what about the rest of the squad? How will it be shaped by both veterans and newer players? Let’s talk about that today.
In this article, we will look at which players will be on Colorado’s Opening Day roster and why they might be there. There may (or may not) be some surprises on this list so let’s dive in and take a look inside the crystal ball to what March 28 may hold.