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Gammons Article - Helton on the way out?

Is Helton on his way out?

I was reading a Gammons article at espn (insider so I can't post the whole thing) but it has a clip regarding Helton.

"Healthy, he is still a great player and better person. But the back is an issue, and look at the OBP/SLG numbers the last three years: .469/.620, .445/.534, .404/.476. "The Rockies had a deal for him at the trading deadline but couldn't work out the contract," says one GM. Helton is owed more than $90M over the next five years, and the Rocks would love to move much of that despite the fact that Helton has been a leader in their rebuilding process. Robinson Cano's OPS was 10 points higher. STAYS"

http://insider.espn.go.com/espn/blog/index?name=gammons_peter

A part of me thinks that if they were that close to dealing Helton the Denver Media would be all over it... but I guess you never know.  Could Helton have played his last season in Colorado?

Eat. Drink. Be Merry. But the above FanPost does not necessarily reflect the attitudes, opinions, or views of Purple Row's staff (unless, of course, it's written by the staff [and even then, it still might not]).

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