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Reaction to the Rockies' Triple-A move from Colorado Springs to Albuquerque

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Residents of Colorado Springs who, for 21 years, have watched future Rockies hone their craft at Security Service Field aren't taking the news very well.

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In case you missed it, the Colorado Rockies are close to signing a player development contract with the Albuquerque Isotopes, an agreement that would mark the end of a 21-year partnership between the Rockies and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. The Springs is the only place the Rockies' Triple-A operation has ever known, and as such, the move it eliciting strong reactions from fans and media types.

As is the case with almost anything, not all of the reaction has been negative.

We'll have more on all of the minor league reshuffling as it unfolds.