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Rockies Mailbag: Why would Trevor Story sign with last-place Rangers over Colorado?

Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders with the latest installment of his Rockies Mailbag.

Why would Trevor Story want to go to the Texas Rangers? They were worse than the Rockies.
— Sandra Spraker, Salina, Kan.

Sandra, that’s an excellent question.

Let’s start with something Story said during the final series of the season in Phoenix. He was essentially saying farewell to Colorado.

“I’ve always said that winning is at the top for me, and culture and environment,” Story said. “Obviously geography. There are a bunch of different things that go into it, a lot of those that we will hold close to our vest.