Nick Mears


In exactly one month, baseball returns from its winter slumber with a simple pop of the mitt on back fields all across Arizona and Florida.  Laughs, good-natured ribbing and loud barking from seasoned coaches will fill Salt River Fields when pitchers and catchers report to the Spring Training home of the Colorado Rockies on February 15. Not everyone will be…

After the Rockies’ extension-spree last offseason, who’s up next to get a long-term deal? And why is it 36-year-old Charlie Blackmon? Plus, Colorado picked up reliever Nick Mears. Why was he undrafted and exactly how hard does he throw? Patrick and Suzie also dabble in whether or not Jurickson Profar would be the left-handed bat the Rox could use. Profar…