DENVER — April shaped up to be uncertain for the Rockies.
For the first time since late in the 2006 season, the regular shortstop would be someone other than Troy Tulowitzki, who was dealt to the Blue Jays in July 2015. And his replacement, Jose Reyes, was in limbo and on his way to an MLB suspension for an off-field incident. But Trevor Story turned out to be the brightest April flower.
It’s not as if Story didn’t give the Rockies fair warning. He hit .340 with six home runs and 13 RBIs in 20 Cactus League games. But that’s just Spring Training. Many folks like that disappear once the regular season begins.
However, Story …