Rutledge Keeps Rolling With Rockies
Jack Etkin picks end-of-season award winners for the Rockies system, selecting the Best Player, Best Pitcher and a player to keep an eye on.
Lindor Just ‘One Of The Guys’
Francisco Lindor was handed a large bonus and could be a star one day, but his maturity makes him come across as just a regular guy.
Improved Focus Paying Off For Parker
Rockies outfielder Kyle Parker overcomes some early bumps and bruises to turn in a big season in the California League.
Rockies’ Cabrera Arrives Early In Big Leagues
Correspondent Jack Etkin files a midseason report for the Rockies, highlighting a Best Player, a Biggest Leap Forward and a Biggest Disappointment for the first half.
Rockies Make History With Prep Pick
For the first time in team history, the Rockies selected a high school outfielder with their first-round pick by nabbing David Dahl.
Rockies Pull Surprise For Father, Son
The Rockies pulled a surprise for Parker Frazier and his father.
Rockies’ Winkler Could Be Late-Round Steal
After drafting Matt Reynolds in the 20th round in 2007, the Rockies think they may have found another big leaguer in the 20th round last year.
Sullivan Changes Roles For Rockies
After three arm operations, Josh Sullivan reached Rockies big league camp for the first time, but in a new role.
Rockies’ Gomez Still Trying To Match Performance To Tools
After seven professional seasons, potential still trumps performance with Rockies shortstop Hector Gomez.
Rockies Add Arms In Series Of Deals
Beginning with the trade of righthander Ubaldo Jimenez to the Indians in late July, the Rockies have been stockpiling young pitching in a succession of deals.
Rockies Trade Brings Family Reunion
The offseason took a completely unforeseen turn for first baseman Chad Tracy. Not only was he traded by the Rangers, which was somewhat surprising, but they sent him to the Rockies, whose manager Jim Tracy is Chad's father.
Bettis Could Fill Multiple Roles In Colorado
Rockies righthander Chad Bettis has proven to be a durable starter, but his arm strength also makes him a tantalizing option to put in the bullpen.
Rockies’ Scahill Uses AFL To Sharpen Command
Righthander Rob Scahill took advantage of an unexpected opportunity when the Rockies sent him to the Arizona Fall League, and he used that time to improve his fastball command.
Rockies Prepare Dominican Lefty For U.S. Debut
Just as they did a year ago, the Rockies brought the best prospect from their Rookie-level Dominican Summer League team to instructional league.
Tough Break Keeps Swanner From Rockies Instructs
Rookie-level Casper catcher Will Swanner was anticipating a second trip to the instructional league, and ample one-on-one instruction with catching instructors Marv Foley and Jerry Weinstein. A thumb injury kept that from happening.
Rockies’ Simon Goes On Power Kick At Instructs
The Rockies don't name a most valuable player during their instructional league program. But if they did, the honor likely would have gone to outfielder Jared Simon.
Rockies Give Field Major Surprise
Tommy Field didn't expect to be playing in Colorado this year.
Rockies Final Report
Picking the best player, pitcher in the Rockies' farm system.