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2 COLORADO ROCKIES
April 04, 2011
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April 04, 2011

2 Colorado Rockies

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB
CF DEXTER FOWLER
S-R .260 .347 .410 6 36 13
2B JONATHAN HERRERA
S-R .284 .352 .342 1 21 2
LF CARLOS GONZALEZ
L-L .336 .376 .598 34 117 26
SS TROY TULOWITZKI
R-R .315 .381 .568 27 95 11
1B TODD HELTON
L-L .256 .362 .367 8 37 0
RF SETH SMITH
L-L .246 .314 .469 17 52 2
3B IAN STEWART
L-R .256 .338 .443 18 61 5
C CHRIS IANNETTA
R-R .197 .318 .383 9 27 1
BENCH
OF RYAN SPILBORGHS
R-R .279 .360 .437 10 39 4
IF TY WIGGINTON
R-R .248 .312 .415 22 76 0
IF JOSE LOPEZ
R-R .239 .270 .339 10 58 3

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A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE ROCKIES

They're one of the best teams in the league. Tell me a team with a better core than Ubaldo Jimenez, Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez.... Jimenez's mechanics got out of whack in the second half last season. He'll always have inconsistencies with his release point because of his unusual arm action, so he's going to have spurts of control trouble. But he's still one of the top two or three pitchers in the league. He's the next guy they're going to lock up long term.... Look for John Maine at the back of the rotation: He was throwing in the mid-80s when he got hurt last year with the Mets, but his velocity is back up.... Their biggest concern is the bullpen and Huston Street. When he's good he's got plus sink on his fastball, but he doesn't have anything close to that right now. His fastball barely touches 90.... Matt Lindstrom is the guy they would turn to if Street can't close. He has electric stuff, but when he misses, he misses by a whole lot. They're better off using him as a setup guy.... Tulowitzki still wants to get better. I was on the field one morning this spring, and he was the first player out there taking ground balls.... Chris Iannetta's time is running out. He's best when he's driving the ball to right centerfield, but he's still pull happy and hung up on his power.... Todd Helton keeps defying the odds [at age 37]. The ball's jumping off his bat; he's showing more raw power than last year.... Jose Lopez isn't the answer at second. He's thicker and not running well. He has to hit to have impact, but he's just not driving the ball.

THE LINEUP

WITH 2010 STATISTICS

MANAGER JIM TRACY

3RD SEASON WITH ROCKIES

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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