The Colorado Rockies have announced that they plan to retire #17 from the Rockies roster. #17 was worn by First baseman Todd Helton. Helton retired at the close of last season.
The ceremony will take place August 17th before the final game of a four-game home stand against the Cincinnati Reds.
Great Tickets for the ceremony are still available so be sure to get your now!
After finishing last in the NL West last season, the Colorado Rockies are hoping that talented young players like Josh Rutledge, Chris Nelson and Wilson Rosario will add a spark to the offense that was so sorely missed last season.
The projected pitching rotation looks like it will be
1. RHP Jhoulys Chacin
2. LHP Jorge De La Rosa
3. RHP Juan Nicasio
4. LHP Drew Pomeranz
5. LHP Jeff Francis
The projected batting lineup is shaping up to be
1. CF Dexter Fowler
2. 2B Josh Rutledge
3. LF Carlos Gonzalez
4. SS Troy Tulowitzki
5. 1B Todd Helton
6. RF Michael Cuddyer
7. C Wilin Rosario
8. 3B Jordan Pacheco
Be sure to get your tickets and get out to support your Colorado Rockies!