Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba owns nearly a dozen race horses. He knows a little something about handicapping. So, late last week, he leaned back in his chair in the home team’s clubhouse at Coors Field and offered his view of the National League West. “This is going to be a tough division. We are ready for it. We have too much talent not to be up there in the standings,” Torrealba said. “All year it’s going to be like this. I don’t think we are going anywhere, you know, unless something crazy happens.”
Five hours later, star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was lost for about six weeks with a fractured rib.
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