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Trevor Story looking to win starting spot with Colorado Rockies

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Story time? Maybe so for Rox SS prospect — MLB

The competition for shortstop will be one of the most interesting storylines for the Rockies during spring training, with a number of guys competing for the position. One of them will be Trevor Story, Purple Row's 7th ranked prospect, who has reportedly spent the winter bulking up and has cited Tulo as an inspiration. Both Walt Weiss and Jeff Bridich have left the door open for the possibility of Story winning the position and have stated that they will not send him to Triple-A Albuquerque due to considerations regarding his service-time clock toward arbitration if he proves he's ready for the majors.

Adames: 'I know I can play shortstop' for Rox — MLB

Experience at the highest level has given Adames the confidence that he can be the starter for the Rockies at shortstop. Although Story will likely get a lot of attention, Adames will be one of the favorites to win the position. PuRP No. 15, Adames has a great glove and will likely improve at the plate with more experience against major league pitching. At the very least, Adames should serve as the Rockies utility infielder for 2016.

Descalso, Ynoa bring experience to SS battle — MLB

Descalso and Ynoa, both capable of playing a variety of positions, will join Adames and Story in the competition for shortstop. Their chances rely mostly on experience, as neither player had a particularly good showing in 2015. Ynoa slashed .260/.277/.339 for a wRC+ of 49, while Descalso hit .205/.283/.324 for a wRC+ of 43. While Adames didn't fair any better at the plate, both his glove and the room for growth as a hitter in the majors should give him an edge.

CarGo doesn't focus on trying to beat shift — MLB

Carlos Gonzalez on how he approaches the shift, which basically is him ignoring the shift and just trying to hit the ball as hard as possible. If it works for CarGo, it works for me.

Carlos Gonzalez, in best shape of his life, primed for big season for Rockies — Denver Post

CarGo, who says he's in the best shape of his life, is ready for the 2016 season. He looks primed for a big year, especially if he can start the year like he finished last season. Despite trade rumors, which CarGo says he pays little attention to, the outfielder says he's excited for the season and happy to be a Rockie. We're happy too, CarGo.

Kyle Parker faces uphill battle with Rockies as non roster invitee — Denver Post

Kyle Parker, former first round pick, is facing the tough task of making the team a NRI. After a poor year in 2015, Parker was DFA'd by the Rockies and outrighted to Triple-A after clearing waivers. After struggling to put it all together last year, this year might be the last he really has to prove that he belongs with the big league club.