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Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau hands back a baseball to fan Robby Welch after signing the ball on Wednesday during the Rockies’ caravan stop at Grand Junction Subaru. Also on hand for the Rockies were outfielder Charlie Blackmon, manager Walt Weiss and General Manager Jeff Bridich.

Injury avoidance

Rockies hope healthy players lead to better record in 2015

Chances are, if you threw a dart at the 2014 Colorado Rockies roster, you’d hit the name of a player who spent time on the disabled list.
And with the Rockies’ luck last season, the dart would probably put one healthy player on the DL.
In a little more than three weeks, manager Walt Weiss hopes to put all of those injuries behind him as the Rockies’ pitchers and catchers report for spring training. VIDEO: New GM talks Rockies
“That would be No. 1 on my list, keeping guys healthy,” Weiss said Wednesday on the team’s caravan stop in Grand Junction. “Every team deals with injuries, but last year was pretty extreme for us.”


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