|Would you surround Todd Helton with more sluggers?|
Balls still fly out of Colorado's park at a remarkable rate, but fans are no longer filing in at a similar pace. Last season, on their way to a last-place finish in the mediocre NL West, the Rockies ranked 26th in attendance. In fact, only the Royals and Devil Rays had a higher percentage of empty seats at home games than the Rockies.
But if fans in Denver are waiting for a winner after so many seasons of rebuilding and reloading, will they ever get a chance to return?
How would you build a contender that has to play half its games at a place that makes pitchers cringe? Which pitchers would you pursue in free agency? And are the offensive cornerstones as solid as the stats suggest?