Braves Find Plenty Of Production From Farm System In Recent Years
CHICAGO–Their offseason acquisitions of the Upton brothers notwithstanding, the Braves don’t make a lot of flashy moves and they don’t throw a lot of money around. In the past four [...]
2013 Organization Talent Rankings: Cardinals Rank No. 1
As a cap to our offseason prospect rankings, we line up the minor league talent in every organization from 1-30. Baseball America’s annual organization talent rankings reflect the total worth [...]
Which prospects will headline the 2014 Top 100 Prospects list? Which farm systems will have the most Top 100 Prospects next year? Who are the best prospects slated to play in the low Class A South Atlantic League this season?
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.