The Colorado Rockies have left a trail of sludge to clean up following an 88-loss season and last-place finish in the NL West. It’s up to Dan O’Dowd and this front office to break out the mops and start scrubbing.
As a mentioned in my previous article where I broke down the organization’s financial situation, the Rockies are poised to sign a new regional television deal sometime this offseason. The pending deal should greatly increase revenue and ultimately change the Rockies’ philosophy on spending.
If there was ever a time for Rockies fans to get excited, this is it. The upper office should finally be able to piece together the somewhat unfinished puzzle that’s laid on the Rockies’ living room floor for the last four years.
Tough decisions lie ahead for the Rockies. Beloved staples in the lineup and in the bullpen could be on the move with polished veteran talent filling in the gaps.
Here are the 10 biggest decisions O’Dowd, Walt Weiss and Dick Monfort need to make this offseason.