Originally written on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 8/27/13
Troy Tulowitzki has been the heart and soul of the Rockies since his 2007 arrival to the big leagues The Colorado Rockies enjoyed some success in the mid to late 2000`s and even made the World Series in 2007 but were swept by the Boston Red Sox. The last time the Rockies were in the playoffs was 2009 and ever since then it has gone downhill for the Rockies, and with a lot of failed draft choices the past 10 seasons, the return to Rocktober still could be a while. 2013: Jonathan Gray, RHP University of Oklahoma (3rd overall) Gray was the first round pick this past draft and he is already the top ranked prospect in the Rockies organization. He has generated a lot of hype around the Rockies front office because of his ability top pump his fastball above 100 MPH and he compliments that with other great off-speed pitches such as his slider, which is considered his best off-speed pitch. He is an imposing figure on the mound standing at 6`4 and he uses his size to generate his velocity. T...
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