Teams That Should Chase Carlos Gonzalez Trade If Justin Upton Isn't Moved
From Bleacher Report - Front Page
December 28, 2012 - 11:48pm
Before a hamstring injury shortened his 2012 season, Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was putting up MVP-caliber numbers.The 27-year-old finished among the National League's top 10 batters in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging and OPS this year. Had he not been limited to 132 games, perhaps Gonzalez's home run and RBI numbers would have ranked him among the top in the league as well. Gonzalez is the type of player a roster can be built around. He's the sort of young superstar a rebuilding team like the Rockies should covet, knowing that he could be a cornerstone talent for years to come. But should a team far from contention think about trading a budding star like Gonzalez in hopes of getting a load of developing prospects in return? That's how ESPN's Jim Bowden sees it. In his latest column for ESPN.com, Bowden lists five moves that could be made by ...
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