Originally posted on All Things Rockies  |  Last updated 2/27/12
A tour of the Rockies’ plush spring training clubhouse tells me something. The Rockies are taking this team culture, team chemistry, team building thing seriously. Here’s what I mean: * Drew Pomeranz, the 23-year-old ace in waiting, has a locker next to 49-year-old Jamie Moyer. * Wilin Rosario, the 23-year-old catcher of the future, has a locker next to 36-year-old Ramon Hernandez. * Nolan Arenado, the 20-year-old third base hot prospect, is seated next to 38-year-old Casey Blake. * Veteran second baseman Marco Scutaro, the former Red Sox infielder, is next to Troy Tulowitzki and Jason Giambi. Scutaro reported to camp Sunday night. He’ll be made to feel like part of the team in short order. None of this was done by accident. The Rockies’ brass is hoping close quarters at spring training will mean a tight team come mind summer. They also hope the vets will impact the kids.
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