This is going to pain Troy Tulowitzki more than a trip to the disabled list, but the best shortstop in the game needs to consider a new job.
Tulowitzki is a third baseman waiting to happen. Not this season. But soon. Sooner than he or the Rockies dare think.
Alex Rodriguez, one of the top five home-run hitters in Major League Baseball history, switched from shortstop to third base at age 28. Tulowitzki will celebrate his 28th birthday in October.
His body is telling Tulowitzki that the move is inevitable. What’s more, the transition also could be extremely beneficial to the Rockies. For the worst part of a decade, whenever Vinny Castilla was not manning the position, this franchise’s third baseman has been straight out of an Abbott and Costello routine: I Don’t Know.
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