A promising spring training for the Colorado Rockies… again

The Colorado Rockies come into Spring Training with a lot of promise. Last year, without much notable national attention, the Rockies found a way to make the playoffs. They did so with a combination of timely pitching, including surprising performances from their starters. They also pooled veteran and young hitting to propel them all the way to the new heights.

Of course, the year was 2008.

By October, the Rockies’ promise did not bloom into playoff rewards. They finished the year 74-88.

The 2007 ‘Rocktober’ run ended up feeling like a fluke after the 2008 season. Matt Holliday, a cornerstone of the team that made the 2007 World Series, was traded after the season.

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