The biggest bragging point for the Rockies coming into spring training was that despite the loss of Jeff Francis, the team would have more depth at the starting pitcher spot than the franchise had ever seen.Indeed, in 2008 the Rockies signed castoffs Kip Wells and Josh Towers to be backup plans if Franklin Morales or Ubaldo Jimenez struggled out of…

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David would leave Vanguard University in California with a journalism degree and go on to write for the Colorado Springs Gazette. He was the Rockies beat writer for The Rocky Mountain News spin off "In Denver Times" in 2009 and recently wrote and managed David was able to crank out over 1000 columns on the Rockies in the last five years, including almost 400 in the last two years alone.