Monday, December 3, 2012
My Rockies Predictions
If the Rockies pitchers can limit the large amount of walks then you are talking already shaving off maybe 75 runs in the year. It doesn't sound like a lot, but think of all the games the Rockies will lose by one. By having more control to put one or two less on base a game could save that one run needed for a win. The Rockies need to field a team that are hitters, and cut down on the strike outs. Gonzalez needs to lay off the outside change ups, Tulo needs to lay off the high hard fast balls in his eyes, and Rosario making more contact. We all knew the Rockies pitching was in bad shape when Moyer was a starter. But I really feel that the Rockies pitchers gained a lot of on the job training in 2012 by seeing how difficult it is in the Majors and in Colorado. I would like to see a trade of maybe Cuddyer for a dependable mid line pitcher who has control and can eat innings. Someone who has pitched in Colorado and knows what it is like, unlike bringing in Gutherie last year from the AL.
I love Helton, but I really think Helton due to his back should be a back up and maybe Tyler Colvin moving down to firstbase leaving Blackmon and Wheeler battling for the job. I like D.J. LeMahleu at second.
I am going to post my predictions for 2013 Rockies:
PITCHING: Drew Pommeranz 14-12 4.25 ERA
HITTING: Rosario 33 Home Runs
Gonzalez 30 Home Runs
AVG: Pacheco .320
I hope for a better record than 80-83, but this would be a huge improvement over 2012s record.