Ian Desmond no doubt was a big offseason acquisition for the Colorado Rockies, a proven offensive player who should flourish at Coors Field. ''Being an athletic first baseman, I will be able to jump for balls a little better than an average first baseman,'' Desmond said. ''I
Relief pitcher Greg Holland could have been excused for not going to the Dominican Republic for Yordano Ventura's funeral. After all, Holland's contract with the Royals expired after the 2015 World Series and he was nearing a deal with the Colorado Rockies. And, as USA Today's Bob Nightengale
The Rockies made several moves this winter geared toward putting a contender on the field, but face a tall task to unseat the Dodgers and Giants as the leading team in the NL West. While there's not a ton to sort out in camp, there are a few notable battles that could impact Colorado's hopes.