Just as Jeff Francis thought that he was over the hump, he showed up at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque feeling stiff and sore. The lefty had just completed his best spring outing on Thursday, allowing Rockies fans to breathe a sigh of relief. His velocity was back up to where it needed to be and his changeup was hitting its…

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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 RockiesReview.com. 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.