SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says slugger Carlos Gonzalez will remain in left field rather than move over to center to replace Dexter Fowler.
Moving CarGo to center had been a strong possibility ever since the Rockies traded Fowler to Houston over the winter. Weiss revealed the decision Saturday.
Gonzalez said he’d be fine with a move to center field so long as he didn’t bounce back and forth as he had earlier in his career. He said that affected him both physically and mentally.
Gonzalez is a three-time Gold Glove winner.
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