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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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 09, 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

Colorado Rockies Top Prospect Lists

Here is the composite list of Colorado Rockies Top Prospects from across the web. The list will be updated as often as new lists are released. After each list, I’ll list the top 5 from that list. Closer to the beginning of the season, I’ll release the 85% Sports Top 20 Prospects for the Rockies, along with averages and a composite ranking for each player listed. Updated: 10...
Via 85% Sports
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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