The Denver Post is reporting that the third place Rockies are looking to add some depth to their roster to make a second half run at the division. There is no "sense of urgency" to make a deal, sources say, but the Rockies would like to add a proven veteran to their fold.
That veteran could come in the form of voted Orioles All-Star Ty Wigginton, who is hitting .251 with 14 home runs so far this season. He has struck out 48 times to just 31 walks, with an OBP of .339 in 77 games this season.
Wigginton can fill holes at first, second, and third base, meaning he could provide relief for Todd Helton and Ian Stewart on the corners. In 36 career at-bats at Coors Field, Wigginton is a .361 hitter with 6 extra-base hits.
Dye, on the other hand, would give the Rockies a veteran bat off the bench and an extra arm in the outfield. Both Seth Smith and Brad Hawpe are having pretty solid years, but they could definitely use some relief down the stretch. For the Rockies, it is about adding some depth to make a final push.
Either way, expect the Rox to make a move.