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The gift of a lockout for Rockies fans

Thank you, MLB. Thank you for this lockout.

I know it might seem confusing to have a baseball fan being grateful for your completely unnecessary lockout of the players, but your negotiation tactic has given Rockies fans a pause in daily frustration and anxiety. It’s been a rough 2021 and we all just needed a break.

After watching the Colorado front office ship Nolan Arenado and $50 million to St. Louis to start the year off in February, fans of the purple and black were then subject to a 74-87 season to cap off a third consecutive losing campaign.