Desmond has just five more extra-base hits this season (17) than double plays grounded into (12).
Reynolds is hitting .291, slugging .564, and has four home runs and a team-high 12 RBI to start the year. Can Black afford to take Reynolds' bat out of the lineup when so many of the Rockies' other position players are struggling at the plate?
Here are seven things we're wondering about as the season gets going.
That means Desmond is going to have to learn a position he’s played exactly zero games at in the big leagues.
Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that Colorado and the 31-year-old outfielder/shortstop have come to terms on a five-year, $70 million deal.