Over the last two seasons, Colorado Rockies fans have enjoyed back-to-back postseason appearances for the first time in franchise history. But will 2019 mark the third straight year of Rocktober?
Yesterday, we posted this article stating why the Colorado Rockies would not make the postseason. That was the negative side of the coin. Today, we are taking a more positive spin and looking at the reasons why Colorado will once again be one of the teams to beat in the National League.
With Bud Black once again at the helm, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story holding down the left side of the infield and armed with arguably the best rotation in franchise history, the Rockies plenty of weapons in the arsenal to get back to the postseason again. However, it will be reasons other than those just listed that push Colorado back into meaningful October games.
Sure, there are predictions that have the Rockies posting a winning record, there are plenty of sites out there that have Colorado winning more than losing … but also having plenty of other National League teams with better records who would keep the Rockies out of the postseason.
So what are some reasons to ignore the projections and believe that Rocktober 2019 will happen? Let’s take a look…