Jason Giambi provides a lift to the Colorado Rockies’ fortunes

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Jason Giambi provides a lift to the Colorado Rockies’ fortunes
Colorado Rockies manager, Jim Tracy will be ecstatic to see a veteran making it to spring training, this season. Jason Giambi will be in the mix this time around, with the possibility of the hard-hitter making his way to the first
team from an invitation to the minor leagues. The 39-year-old was remarkable last season as he came on to replace injured left-hand first baseman, Todd Helton.
Giambi’s contribution to the Colorado club has been immense. In two particular games last year, Tracy had a firsthand chance to witness the colossal force Jason brought to the plate as the veteran knocked homers to win the bouts.
Giambi has been reputed to drive in more runs for the team than anyone on the roster, except for Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez.
"I think (Rockies general manager) Dan O'Dowd has mentioned it, but there are some things that people would have to be with us day in and day out behind the scenes to fully appreciate," Tracy said. "He's someone very important
to our ballclub."
Tracy was able to recall Jason’s role in Kansas City with the Rockies. He coined his tenure over there as a successful one, given his role as a designated hitter for the team. He pushed in more At-Bats for the club, iterated Tracy.
He titled him as an excelling figure at the position.
"He hit a home run off Zack Greinke, who is not easy to hit against," said Tracy. "Then he came up against the Boston Red Sox in the ninth inning at Coors Field and homered to win us a game, and he also did it later in the year
against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He takes huge at-bats with the game on the line."
Tracy has been trying to find a way to fit in Giambi and that may become a likely possibility as Ty Wigginton has been brought in to the club to fit into the first baseman position. His hitting ability excels with the right hand
while Jason’s works on the left hand. The two could be working their way on that position.
On the other hand, Giambi can also fit in the outfield with a sacrifice in plate appearances as Seth Smith, Ryan Spilborghs, Carlos Gonzalez and Dexter Fowler are the role fillers in the right, left and central position. Giambi
was impressive last season as he punched out six homers, 35 RBIs (Runs Batted In) and a batting average of .244 in 176 At-Bats.



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