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Rockies trade rumors: Focus shifted to moving Carlos Gonzalez

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After moving Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays, the Rockies have now begun to focus on trading Carlos Gonzalez.

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With star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the move to Toronto, the Rockies have increased motivation to now move power-hitting outfielder Carlos Gonzalezaccording to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

After their stunning trade of franchise shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, the Rockies are said to be planning to move star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, as well.

The Mets, Angels, and Orioles have been the teams most actively seeking a big-hitting outfielder, and Gonzalez would fit the description.

Gonzalez is due $43 million through 2017 and has a $1 million signing bonus if he is traded, similar to the $2 million kickback that Tulowitzki received in his trade.  In 90 games this season, Gonzalez has been hitting .278 with a .332 on-base percentage with 20 home-runs and 51 RBIs.

There is a lot of concern surround CarGo, with his road splits, salary and injury risk all playing into the mix of a potential trade.  The Angels have been a possible destination, even after their acquisition of Shane Victorino, but he isn't considered a top priority for them.

Marc Carig of Newsday adds that the Mets are not in on Gonzalez at this point, either.