Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Jordan Pacheco has proven he should play everyday.The Colorado Rockies have known who their third baseman of the future is since the MVP award for the Arizona Fall League was handed to Nolan Arenado last fall. The talk won't quiet down about when it will be the right time to get him to the big leagues.However, that call to the bigs has been delayed. The delay is courtesy of often-forgotten third baseman Jordan Pacheco.The New Mexico native was supposed to be a stop-gap. He was drafted as a second baseman, moved to catcher, then moved to third base after finally getting comfortable behind the plate. He was supposed to be a utility infielder, a guy who could come in and play first or third base, or even catch if need be.That was the plan for the Rockies. Pacheco has shown that the Rockies plan for him didn't line up with his plan for himself.Early in the season Pacheco showed the ugly signs of never playing the hot corner. He looked like an absolute liability. He left fans hoping that...
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