Found November 05, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
The Rockies appear to be on of the MLB teams that is stuck in the middle. Despite a hot start to 2013, they wound up winning just 78 games. With a core of Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and Dexter Fowler, the team has youth and talent, but the results just aren't there. With some savvy moves they could work their way into Wild Card contention, but there is just as much of an argument that could be made for the Rockies to break up their core and start fresh. What will they do? Needs As has been the case since the inception of the franchise, the Rockies could really use some starting pitching, but their need isn't nearly as pronounced now as it has been in previous years. They actually have a pretty nice core in place with Jorge De la Rosa leading the staff and the emergence of Jhoulys Chacin and Tyler Chatwood as quality rotation members. Adding a more reliable veteran to the back of the rotation would be nice, but the Rockies have largely punted on signing free agent...
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