Colorado Rockies: 3 Things You Should Know on February 9

So what do you need to know about the Colorado Rockies on a Thursday morning? Here are three ideas and three links that are worth your time for a click.

Rockies Represented at WBC

The Colorado Rockies will be well represented in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado and relief pitcher Jake McGee will play for Team USA while All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will represent Venezuela.

The Rockies will also be represented by their minor league talent as well. Right-handed pitcher Rayan Gonzalez will be in the designated pitcher pool for Puerto Rico. Shortstop Scotty Burcham and right-hander Troy Neiman will play for Israel. Infielder Daniel Castro will take the field for Mexico while catcher Robert Perkins will suit up for Australia.

Learn more about the WBC and Colorado’s participation by clicking here.

Speaking of Nolan…

Thomas Harding of MLB.com sat down with Arenado to talk about the upcoming season and some of his goals. It’s an interesting and wide-ranging interview that you can read by clicking here.

Arenado talks about the signing of Ian Desmond and how he believes the Rockies have acquired some solid pieces to try to overtake the Dodgers and the Giants in the National League West.

That’s Amore…

Looking for the perfect way to surprise your Valentine next week? How about drafting Dinger to help deliver your message of love? No really, you could have that happen.

As always, Connor Farrell put his unique spin on it in this article for PurpleRow.com. If you want to learn more about why having Dinger visit your significant other on Valentine’s Day, you should read it. If you want to help Connor have Dinger visit him on Valentine’s Day (which is also his birthday), you should read it as well.

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