Starting pitcher Jon Gray is the crux of the Colorado Rockies rotation in 2019. The 27-year-old flamethrower will take the mound Sunday afternoon against the Miami Marlins and is looking to start the most critical season of his career off on a strong note.
Baseball season in Colorado is a special time.
Topics include a resilient lineup thanks to a coaching staff addition and a preview of the final two games against the Miami Marlins before heading to Tampa Bay.
The Rockies not only won on Opening Day, but they did it in exciting fashion. It was only one game, but playing like that helps hope spring eternal in Colorado.
Chris Iannetta will be key to the Rockies success this year because of his veteran leadership. He shares what he sees in Freeland and John Gray and more here.
For the newest 20th and Blake podcast, Aniello Piro discusses the Colorado Rockies starting rotation ahead of the 2019 regular season.
The potential is present with Jeff Hoffman, but it remains to be seen if he can develop from a former top prospect to a serviceable major league starting pitcher.