MLB Trade Rumors: Top 3 Colorado Rockies Trade Targets


The trade deadline is still over two months away, but things are starting to crystallize around baseball as to who the sellers will be, and which assets they'll be ready to ship out.

We look now at the Colorado Rockies, who, despite a recent 7-game winning streak, are still mired at the bottom of the standings, sitting at 15-31, the second worst record in the National League. Here we take at look at their three most sought-after trade pieces: 

Austin Gomber

The 30-year-old starting pitcher hasn't distinguished himself as much of an impact arm before this season, but in 2024, he's posting an impressive, 3.02 ERA in nine starts with a 1.18 WHIP and a modest 35:17 strikeout-to-walk ratio. And surprisingly, his numbers are just about as good in the thin air of Coors Field as they are on the road. 

Cal Quantrill

The 29-year-old veteran has a much more solid résumé, with some nice seasons with the Cleveland Guardians before last year's letdown, which featured a 5.24 ERA. Prior to that, he went 23–8 in Cleveland in 20 Prior to that, he went 23–8 in Cleveland in 2021–2022, with a combined ERA in the low 3.00s, and very good control. This season, he's maintaining a 3.66 ERA, very respectable, and the number are only slightly higher at home, with an ERA still under 4.00.

Jalen Beeks

The Rockies' closer has converted four of five save opportunities and has posted a 2.11 ERA over 19 appearances, which, if he's able to maintain those kind of numbers, will make him a solid trade candidate. However, his 15:11 strike out to walk ratio puts his potential for continued success, somewhat in doubt. 

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