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KYLE PARKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies RHP Kahnle activated from DL

DENVER (AP) Right-handed reliever Tommy Kahnle, sidelined since mid-August by inflammation in his pitching shoulder, has been activated from the disabled list by the Colorado Rockies. In separate moves Tuesday, the team recalled right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill and infielder-outfielder Kyle Parker from its Triple A Colorado Springs affiliate. Kahnle missed 15 games while recovering...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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

Prospect Parker in running for big league job

Much of the prospect focus of Rockies camp has centered on right-handed pitchers Jon Gray (ranked No. 14 by MLB.com) and Eddie Butler (No. 41), but first baseman/outfielder Kyle Parker also is on the edge of making the Majors, where he is expected to make an impact. Parker, the team's first-round Draft pick in 2010 out of Clemson, went just 1-for-13 in big league camp last year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 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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