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Looking at potential Rockies-Indians trade fits

For a bad team, the Colorado Rockies have been in the news a lot of late. They made a change at the top with the retirement of former Cleveland Indians front office member Dan O’Dowd. In his fifteen years as general manager the Rockies made the playoffs only twice and spent the last four years under .500. Their minor league system has improved, but it has been a bad run for the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 10, 2014  |  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

Season can't end soon enough for Colorado Rockies fans, expect more excuses from the front office soon

Franklin Morales couldn't help the Rockies score runs on Saturday.Every game counts.Baseball purists will talk about how important every game is in a 162 game season. They will point to several seasons in which it came down to the final game, and even on occasion the 163rd game in order to sort it all out.Don't tell a fan of the Colorado Rockies how important all 162 games are.For...
Via Rockies Review
September 14, 2014  |  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
September 02, 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

Nicasio’s future murky after demotion to Triple-A

Just a few hours before the Colorado Rockies lost 6-1 to the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday night, Thomas Harding of MLB.com broke the news that the club would be promoting outfielder/first baseman Kyle Parker from Triple-A Colorado Springs to the big club and shipping starter Juan Nicasio back down I-25 in his place. The news comes after two straight awful starts from Nicasio, including...
Via Mile High Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Rockies coming out of the dark tunnel?

The Rockies’ recent performance has proved how quickly things can turn around in Major League Baseball – just over a month ago the boys were flying high as a previously unrecognized contender for the postseason, then they couldn’t win a game, then shocked everyone with a sweep of the San Francisco Giants over the weekend.It is to that end that we should not give up on the Rockies...
Via Rockies Review
June 17, 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

Royals drop third straight with 10-1 loss to Rockies

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Juan Nicasio thinks he's headed for the best season of his young career. Nicasio pitched four scoreless innings, Kyle Parker drove in five runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Sunday. Nicasio allowed one hit, struck out three and walked one. The 6-foot-3 right-hander has struggled with injuries since he made his major league debut for...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 09, 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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