When asked if he wants to remain with the Colorado Rockies, Troy Tulowitzki pointed to another goal.
"I want to win here," Tulowitzki said.
Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez signed huge contract extensions with the Rockies four years ago, but the duo has struggled to remain healthy and Colorado has struggled to contend.
"It's so frustrating," Gonzalez said. "When Tulo and I signed a contract almost the same time, our goal was not to just sign a contract, but to stay together and win together. That's something we want to do so bad.
"It just hasn't happened."
Tulowitzki has not publicly asked to be traded, but he has shared his sentiments with general manager Jeff Bridich, who has promised to keep Tulowitzki informed about trade talks.
"We had conversations this winter, and Tulo has an understanding what we're thinking,'' Bridich said. "And we have a general understating how Tulo is viewing the team here and how views the rest of baseball."
Tulowitzki is one of the best shortstops in baseball when on the field.
"But I want to win,'' Tulowitzki says. "I think a lot of people talk about winning, but I don't know if they're fully invested in that. The only years I've had fun here is the years we won. So I want to go back to having fun again.
"It's not just a matter of me and (Gonzalez) staying healthy. People read too much into that. People think if we're healthy, it automatically means we're a good team. That's not the case. Our injuries shouldn't be an excuse.''