One question. That's all it was, a single inquiry to start an interview that hinted of the daunting challenge facing first-year manager Walt Weiss.
He was wildly popular as a player, but he's not a pitcher. And nothing will determine Weiss' success, and that of the Rockies, this season more than a rotation that, after getting gashed, slugged and pummeled, returns virtually intact.
Clearly in a transition year, the Rockies are counting heavily on a healthy Jorge De La Rosa, Jhoulys Chacin and Juan Nicasio to accelerate the recovery from an embarrassing, franchise-record 98 losses last season.
"For us to make any noise and to be taken seriously, we have to have those guys go to the post consistently,"
Rockies manager Walt Weiss relies heavily on three starting pitchers
Denver Post | Feb 10