5 things the Colorado Rockies must do to contend again

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Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies
DENVER, COLORADO – JUNE 15: The Colorado Rockies play the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on June 15, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) /

Rebuild depth

The Rockies have been exposed this season for not having quality depth in the rotation and bullpen. Do the Rockies have young depth in the field? That’s the question we discussed in the last slide.

If young players can show that they can make an impact at the Major League level, that bodes well for the Rockies moving forward. If they get extended time on the field and struggle, it might be a sign that Colorado’s depth needs to be supplemented with veteran signings to help shore up positions and give Colorado’s young players more time to develop.

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Rebuilding depth for the Rockies means that there are players available who can come up and make a positive impact when needed. That’s one of the biggest reasons why the Dodgers have reigned in the division for so long. The Rockies need to get to that point … and soon.