In need of pitching relief, the Rockies can’t seek shelter

Colorado Rockies General Manager Jeff Bridich tried to throw money at his team’s bullpen in the offseason and it cost the team a shot at the playoffs. With the Rockies trailing in the National League West by nearly double-digits, the hope of a division title is gone. The Wild Card also isn’t going to play into their hands. This team is sliding fast—without much hope in the way of relief (or relievers).

If Jeff Bridich went to Princeton instead of Harvard, perhaps he would have read one of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s books.  Fitzgerald’s novels, backed by a Princeton education, have similar morals. Throwing money at a problem will not solve it.

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Originally posted on Mile High Sports

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