Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 6/8/12
The Monfort brothers are not cheap. Talk to Colorado Rockies fans, listen to what they have to say both at Coors Field and on the radio.The common theme is that Dick and Charlie Monfort, the principle owners of the Rockies, are cheap. People talk about the youth in the pitching staff, the lack of the ability to find a third basemen ever since Vinny Castilla left, and the failed promises of prospect catchers gone by.The argument, regardless of how it started, always circles back to the owners don't want to spend money, that they are content with the 35,000 fans that walk through the gates every night and that Coors Field is a destination for a summer evening that they don't need to spend any money on fielding a team that can hit, pitch and field.Rockies fans have ever reason to be upset. They have every reason to point their frustrations at whatever target they see fit to blame in order to justify their emotions. Passion is what makes a great fan base. The passion doesn't always have...
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