Colorado Rockies Winter Meetings in Review

Posted: 16th December 2009 by David Martin in MLB
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I was asked by Will from to help him with a collaborative article on grading how well each team did in last week's winter meetings. Obviously, for my part I will be covering the Rockies. Team Name: Colorado Rockies Team Record: 92-70 (Wild Card winners) Team Needs: Backup catcher, backup infielder who can play first and third base, and pitching depth. Team Moves: Signed catcher Chris Iannetta to a three year, $8 million contract. The agreement buys Iannetta out of his arbitration years and gives the Rockies cost certainty heading into the 2010 campaign. Late-inning reliever Rafael Betancourt accepted arbitration, guaranteeing the Rockies a solid back end of the rotation. Non-tendered third baseman Garrett Atkins, allowing him to become a free agent. Team Grade: B Ev ...

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