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The only thing that has kept Troy Tulowitzki from acclaim as baseball's best shortstop has been his propensity to get injured. He only played 47 games in 2012. He won Silver Slugger Awards in 2010 and 2011 as the best hitter for his shortstop position despite missing forty games in 2010 and another 19 in 2011. Despite missing those 59 games in 2010 and 2011, he was still a 6 WAR player. If he can dodge this injury thing in 2013, he has a chance to be the National League MVP. He is that good.
How good is Troy Tulowitzki when he is healthy? How about a career .373 wOBA? How about a career ISO of .212? His career triple slash line of .292/.364/.504 puts him among the best of the game, never mine his position.
He is a very patient hitter who also does not swing and miss very often. He has a 6.4% swing and miss rate for his career, but that figure has been under five for the past two seasons. He waits for a pitch he likes better than most too as his swing percentage is also a...
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Trading Tulowitzki would be a huge mistake.As the Colorado Rockies start playing spring training games, the offseason news has just begun.During the offseason, a few rogue reports suggested that the Rockies explore trades for both superstars Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki. The thinking is that with the Rockies clearly in rebuilding mode, the team should ship off their two best...
As the MLB season quickly approaches, we here at Cosby Sweaters wanted to provide you with the necessary tools to go into this year confident in your 2013 baseball knowledge. Over the next 4 weeks we will supply you with a summary of all 6 divisions and 30 teams that make them up. We will assess each team’s line-ups, pitching rotations, potential downfalls and give a final...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Walt Weiss and the Colorado Rockies like what they see from Troy Tulowitzki so far in spring training games.
Tulowitzki, limited to 47 games last season after left groin surgery, had a two-run single and was involved in four flawless defensive plays during his three innings in the Rockies' 9-1 win over Texas on Monday.
Along with a rare double play...
Wilin Rosario had three hits to support Tyler Chatwood, and the Colorado Rockies beat a San Diego Padres split squad 6-3 Wednesday.
First baseman Jordan Pacheco and third baseman Chris Nelson each had two RBIs for Colorado.
Chatwood, a contender for No. 5 spot in the rotation, gave up two runs on five hits in three innings.
Colorado Closer Rafael Betancourt made his spring debut...
Barring something unforeseen taking place, the Colorado Rockies won’t get a ton of posts on this blog this season. Please enjoy this one.
The reason I don’t think the Rockies are due for a lot of run-time is because they have a pitching staff with flies circling it, and a lineup that is in dire need of another true threat.
The Rockies have a double edged sword in the way of a...