This year the Colorado Rockies have looked like a team in desperate need of rebuilding. While there hasn't been much for fans to cheer about this year, the Rockies have displayed an impressive core nucleus of young talent worth building around next season.
This 97-loss team has been plagued with injuries and underachievement. All-star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki’s groin has left him out for most of the year, while outfielder Carlos Gonzalez’s hamstring has been in question.
This season hasn’t been a complete waste. With these injuries has come a chance for Rockies’ youth to excel in their roles.
This Rockies team is going to need to make key offseason moves if they’re going to have a chance at being competitive next season.
Here are five key players the Rockies need to build their franchise around moving forward.