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KYLE PARKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rockies send Eddie Butler to Albuquerque

The Rockies sent down starting pitcher Eddie Butler to Triple-A Albuquerque and called up first baseman Kyle Parker on Tuesday. Additionally, RHP Eddie Butler has been optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. — #VoteRox (@Rockies) June 9, 2015 Butler, a 2012 first round draft pick, has a 3-6 record and a 4.80 ERA in 11 starts this year.  He had a particularly rough month of May where...
Via Mile High Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies recall Parker, option RHP Butler to Albuquerque

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have recalled outfielder Kyle Parker from Triple-A Albuquerque and optioned right-hander Eddie Butler to the Isotopes. Parker is available for Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. He hit .192 in 18 games with the Rockies in 2014, his first taste of the major leagues. He was hitting .275 with seven home runs and 33 RBIs for the Isotopes...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the shine off Parker’s prospect status?

There’s not much left to look forward to this baseball season, and least in relation to the Colorado Rockies. Such is the fate of a team that, after an 0-6 road trip in which they scored just eight runs in six contests, is still threatening to lose 100 games for the first time in franchise history. About the only thing left to enjoy then, besides the last days of sunshine at Coors...
Via Mile High Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

September should bring something to keep an eye on for Colorado Rockies fans

Kyle Parker is one call-up worth watching for the Rockies.Admit it, the last two months of Colorado Rockies baseball is one big blur.With the exception of a few games, they all seem the same. Bad baseball, poor pitching, terrible management, and mounting losses have dominated this team. Yet, if you are reading this, you are probably still taking the time to watch this team.Well,...
Via Rockies Review
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies youth movement

  The Colorado Rockies youth movement is on. Earlier than most Rockies fans expected. A recent plague of injuries and abysmal play on the field have caused the Rockies organization to accelerator the major league call-ups for several young pitching prospects. It’s has been a tough few weeks for the Rockies. Just two wins in their last ten games and only four total in the last...
Via isportsweb.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Three prospects that can make an impact this year

The Colorado Rockies over the last few seasons have drafted or developed some of the best young baseball players in the National League. Drafting and developing key players such as Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon has helped Colorado to an unexpected 28-24 record. In fact only Michael Cuddyer and Justin Morneau are the Rockies major everyday starters...
Via isportsweb.com
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies’ unsung prospect: Kyle Parker

If you haven’t heard of Kyle Parker, it’s about time you do. Lost in a draft that featured then teen-phenom Bryce Harper, Parker, a former Clemson quarterback quietly found himself in Colorado. Drafted for his strength and athleticism, Parker is finally blossoming in the Rockies farm system. And it may not be long until we see Parker show up in the big leagues. Parker can hit...
Via isportsweb.com
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: Kyle Parker, Colorado Rockies Power-Hitting Prospect

Kyle Parker has a simple approach to hitting. The 24-year-old Colorado Rockies prospect likes to hunt fastballs, and when he gets one, he takes a healthy rip. Parker has power. He hit 23 bombs in Tulsa last year, and he’ll hit plenty more at Coors Field if he can fine-tune his plate discipline. The former […]
Via Fangraphs
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Parker, the Colorado Rockies first baseman of the future

Two-sport athletes are increasingly more common in professional sports; especially in baseball and football. You don’t have to look too hard to see the success of two-sport athletes either. Last week’s NFC Championship game featured two quarterbacks who had the option to pursue a professional baseball or football career. It’s the success of athletes like Russell Wilson and...
Via isportsweb.com
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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