SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- New Rockies pitcher David Hale was initially nervous after learning he was traded to Colorado this offseason.
His reservations were understandable. Hale was leaving behind the pitcher-friendly confines of Turner Field in Atlanta to pitch in a hitter's paradise at Coors Field.
Ari Kaye is a graduate student in the journalism masters program at Arizona State University. This story is part of a Cactus League partnership between MLB.com and ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.