Monday, January 3, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, January 3, 2022 -- "Standing Still, and the Rockies"

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"Prior to the lockout the Rockies didn’t do anything of note to make their team better. The focus was on retaining the best players from a 74-87 team: Elias Diaz and C.J. Cron got multi-year extensions, while Jhoulys Chacin and Daniel Bard were also retained. I’m burning the Rockies off today because I don’t expect them to do much more once the lockout ends."