Shohei Ohtani brought a six-man rotation to the Angels. Would it work for the Colorado Rockies?

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray. TEMPE, Ariz — Fans flocked to Diablo Stadium through the first few weeks of spring training looking for a glimpse of the major leagues’ newest international star. Even if they found his face only on souvenir shop trinkets, Shohei Otani already is leaving his mark on the game. In his first season with the Angels, Ohtani, a trumpeted Japanese star and a phenomenon of pitching and hitting, will lead an experimental six-man pitching rotation, an idea that incubated in baseball for years but never was adopted in full. As a thought exercise, the idea of a six-man staff could alleviate issues that long plagued… Read More

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