Rockies Rumors: Colorado Not Talking To Cody Ross?

Looks like we have some countering reports here. While it's previously been reporting that the Colorado Rockies have spoken about a contract with free agent outfielder Cody Ross, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post is reporting that isn't the case.

Saunders has word from a Rockies source that the team isn't speaking with Ross because of the depth that the team already has at the position. The source notes that the team does in fact like Ross as a player, but he isn't a good fit at this point given their other options and his expectation for landing a multi-year deal.

Ross, 31, spent the 2011 season with the San Francisco Giants. He was okay with the Giants, hitting .240/.325/.405 with 14 homers in 461 plate appearances. He's capable of playing all three outfield positions adequately and has been a roughly average hitter throughout his career, posting a .261/.323/.456 line in 757 career games.

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