Originally Posted by Clockwork Orange
I don't agree with the Rockies braintrust on much, but I do agree that I'd rather keep Helton than trade him for the spare parts Boston was offering.
I don't know, Helton's performance dropped some last year, Colorado has a pretty good 1B coming up through the system, and Helton is already 1/4th the payroll and that percentage will only go up.
If moving Helton lets them resign Holliday and Hawpe when their deals come due I'd say its worth it. As it is they'll hang onto Helton, he'll draw just enough for them to make a profit and never do a damn thing to improve the team.