DENVER (AP) – Troy Tulowitzki’s shelves are becoming quite packed with postseason trophies.
Only, not the one he covets most.
The smooth-fielding Colorado Rockies shortstop won the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards for a second consecutive season this week. But what he craves above all else is a World Series crown, even more so after watching former teammate Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals take the title in manager Tony La Russa’s final season in charge.
For now, Tulowitzki is already back at work, preparing for spring training. He’s lifting weights at a training facility in Las Vegas five days a week.
Next month, Tulowitzki plans to begin hitting and fielding, just to keep in shape