Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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The Colorado Rockies season was one of the more disappointing ones in MLB. Yes, teams such as the Phillies, Red Sox, Marlins, Angels and Indians may have had more of a failure in a search to meet their own expectations. On Sunday, it was announced that manager Jim Tracy had resigned and yesterday it was announced that coaches Carney Lansford and Rich Dauer will not return next season. None of the moves were expected, but questions still remain over the Rockies bizarre pitching plans. Pitching coach Bob Apodaca resigned during the season after the team committed to the new program. It called for a four man rotation with starters being capped at 75 pitches per start. It also created a middle relief pitcher, called a piggy-back pitcher, to potentially thrown as many as 70 pitches in relief. Could the Rockies still continue this system, even if they have a new manager and entire new coaching staff? It has been reported that the Rockies have looked at Mark Wiley as a possible ...
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