Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/14/13
Ryan MacLeod (ryanmacleod15) Contributing Writer This past season the Colorado Rockies said goodbye to their long time first baseman, Todd Helton. This off season they are being vocal on who they want to take his place. The list is not long but includes Mike Napoli and James Loney, 2 former members of the Boston Red Sox. Napoli was a key figure in the Red Sox World Series championship this past season but turned down the $14.1 million qualifying offer earlier this week. Napoli hit 23 home runs last season and has hit at least 20 home runs in each of the last 5 seasons. Napoli has a steep asking price this offseason, he is looking for a multi-year deal. It has been rumored that the Red Sox have already offered a single year deal worth more than the qualifying offer that he denied. James Loney is the other target that the Rockies have. Loney used to play in the National League West division before coming to Boston in the trade with the Dodgers 2 season ago. He has an impressive st...
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