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Colorado Rockies: Bad timing for C.J. Cron’s second big slump of season

Apr 17, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies first baseman C.J. Cron (25) reacts after striking out in the third inning against the New York Mets at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Rockies need first baseman C.J. Cron to snap out of his hitting slump soon … for a number of reasons.

Of course, the Rockies need Cron’s bat in the lineup to give the team another weapon, especially as the squad continues a road trip through Miami and on to Cincinnati this weekend. Colorado’s road struggles this season (a Major League-worst 5-23 away from Coors Field and averaging just 2.