Well, Colorado Rockies fans, it’s been a rough few months.
We’ve seen season-ending injuries to Jon Gray, Scott Oberg, Brendan Rodgers and now maybe German Marquez. We’ve seen the team slide from six games over .500 to their current mark of 15 games under. Perhaps saddest of all, we’ve seen the Colorado Rockies fall out of contention for a franchise-record third straight playoff appearance to all-but-guaranteeing that they’ll end the streak at two.
With all this depressing news, it can be easy to just fold on the season and turn your attention to the Denver Broncos who, as of this writing, are tied for the best record in the NFL. There are, however, still some reasons to watch the Rockies as they play out the rest of the 2019 string. There are young players who could establish themselves, roles that can be defined, reclamation projects that can come to fruition, and some milestones that can be reached.
Here now are the top five reasons to continue to watch the Rockies in 2019.