Trade Rumor: Colorado Rockies Listening to Offers on RHP Jon Gray

The Colorado Rockies are once again disappointing their fan base as they are 14.5 games back and are expected to continue rebuilding after dealing Nolan Arenado before the season began. Now they turn their attention to right handed pitcher Jon Gray and the Rockies have been shopping the former #3 overall pick to several teams.

The starting pitcher trade market is heating up as team's get settled into their positioning in the standings and Gray is setting himself up to be one of the hottest commodities available. So far this season the 29-year-old has a 4-6 record with a 4.29 ERA. He's started 12 games so far and for his career has 135 starts under his belt, holding a 49-43 record and a career 4.56 ERA. Not bad considering most of his starts come in the mile high altitude where the ball soars.

Gray is making $6 million this season and will be a free agent this summer. It's likely the Rockies deal him for multiple prospects who sit around the middle of the pack on organization's depth charts. Teams will be watching the next few weeks to see if the right-handers strike out rate goes up as he only has 50 K's in 63 innings so far this season after a history of at least a strike out per inning. Keep an eye on the 6'4 righty, he's going to be traded and could be dealt over the next few weeks.

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