Originally written April 05, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Opening Day will come to Coors Field on Monday.It is that time of year for baseball fans. Christmas might come in December for the rest of the country, but for baseball fans, Christmas comes at the beginning of April every year. Opening Day is upon us. After a long offseason, baseball is finally back. For Rockies fans, Friday's opener in Houston, and the home opener on Monday cannot come soon enough.Go back and look at previous seasons. Every expert makes predictions, and nearly all of them are dead wrong.A year ago, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports missed five-of-six when it came to predicting division champions. Only the Phillies lived up to his expectations.Basically what that means is simple. Preseason predictions mean absolutely nothing.A season after being billed as one of the best teams in the league, the Colorado Rockies have fallen below the radar. The revamped clubhouse is expected to do very little. In fact, very few are giving them a chance to land anywhere higher than fo...
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