2016 Target: Christian Colon

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- North Carolina is among the schools that have expressed interest in Christian Colon, a 6-foot-3, 325-pound defensive tackle from Independence High School. The feeling is mutual.
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

With signing of Infante, futures of Colon, Giavotella are muddled

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Last year at this time, the names Johnny Giavotella and Christian Colon were on the tip of the tongues of most Royals fans. The hope then was that one or the other would take the second-base job away from Chris Getz in spring training. That's not the case this time around. Getz is long gone, but the Royals' signing of veteran Omar Infante to a four-year...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals add four minor-league players to 40-man roster prior to deadline

The Royals added four minor-league players, including former first-round pick Christian Colon, to their 40-man roster Wednesday in a series of personnel moves prior to the 11 p.m. deadline to protect players from possible selection in the Rule 5 Draft. The corresponding space-clearing moves included the decision by right-handed pitcher Felipe Paulino to become a free agent rather...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals prospects enduring tough Start

by John Viril— In 2010, the Kansas City Royals minor league system enjoyed a magical season which saw a record nine farmhands propel themselves into Baseball Prospectus’ top 100 prospects. 2013 is almost the exact opposite. This year, Kansas City’s  top prospects are typically suffering through slow starts to their season. Prospects are cratering up and down the organization...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Naturals’ Road Struggles Continue in Midland

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals continued their struggle to win on Thursday night with a 3-2 loss to the Midland Rockhounds. Naturals starter Elisaul Pimentel gave a quality start allowing 3 runs, 4 hits, and fanning  6 in 6 1/3 innings of work but still received the loss.After dropping two more games to Midland on the road, the Naturals are 8-16 on the road this season and 26-26...
Via Crown Crazed
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Colon drawing comparisons to Jeter

Now, this is the Christian Colon the Royals envisioned when they drafted him with the fourth overall pick of the 2010 draft. After a slow start, Colon has heated up in the month of May and raised his average to .312 with a .370 on-base percentage for the Class AA Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Colon has three homers, 15 RBIs and eight stolen bases. That's a significant improvement...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Wil Myers, Christian Colon on Fire for Naturals

 The Northwest Arkansas Naturals sit at 20-17 after a 6-2 home stand. The Kansas City Royals Double-A Texas League affiliate currently sits second, four games behind the Tulsa Drillers (Colorado Rockies) in the North division.Leading the Naturals, right fielder Wil Myers has been red-hot, hitting two home runs on Monday, giving him 13 on the season, to go along with 30 RBIs in...
Via Crown Crazed
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Multi-team trade looming for Kansas City Royals?

This guest post stems from a conversation that began on Twitter when @CrownCrazed asked the question "Why is everyone so upset Johnny Giavotella will not be the every day starter?  I am upset Christian Colon is not yet in the majors. He was supposed to be on the fast track"Here is the Twitter conversation that preceded this email from Matt, which we have transformed...
Via Crown Crazed
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Colon aiming to join buddies with Royals

Before all the Bubba Starling hoopla overtook Kansas City fans this summer, another Royals first-round pick was projected to make a significant impact with the big-league club. And much more quickly than Starling likely will. Christian Colon, the Royals' top pick in 2010, continues to make steady improvement, at least enough to envision him as the final piece to the Royals...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Christian Colon

Kansas City Royals prospect Christian Colon joins FOX Sports/ Field Reporter to talk about the Arizona Fall League, what he's working on in the off-season, and more.
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

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