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The 2019 MLB Draft takes place this week, June 3-5. For three days, teams will make selections for 40 rounds, drafting over 1200 amateur players from high school and college. This year, the Rockies hold the 23rd pick after earning consecutive National League Wild Card and finishing with the ninth best record last season. Last year, Patrick Lyons and Rich…

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ALBUQUERQUE, Nm. -The last time the Colorado Rockies sent out a starting pitcher that didn’t have a pedigree linked to the Albuquerque Isotopes was September 25, 2017. Tyler Chatwood made the start that day and since then Colorado has played 168 consecutive games with an Isotopes alum on the hill. On Opening Day 2019, Kyle Freeland will make the streak…...

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – Some stories are just designed from the ground up to fill the heart with warmth. That’s the relationship right now between the Colorado Rockies and their Triple-A affiliate, the Albuquerque Isotopes. Announcing a two-year extension of their deal on Monday, both parties had the word “family” on the tips of their tongue when speaking of the closeness…...

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Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black usually declines to speak at great length about players who have yet to debut in MLB. But he also understands the obvious potential of the top prospect in the organization, Brendan Rodgers. Furthermore, it has become clear as the offseason has transitioned into the spring season, that the Rockies plan to replace their best second…...

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On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman and Patrick  Lyons dive deep into MLB Pipeline’s list of the Top 30 Colorado Rockies prospects… plus at least one more who should have made the list. How much talent do the Rockies have down on the farm? Who is on the rise? How has the Arizona Fall League been…...

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GRAND JUNCTION – The state of Colorado doesn’t have the deepest roots in baseball lore. While New York and California have churned out talent for decades, the Centennial State is still much more prominently known for its 300 days of sunshine and affinity for football, the outdoors, and craft beer. But there have been some standouts from the union’s 38th…...

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Famed American poet Ice Cube once said, “I think I’m unique to the game ’cause of my versatility.” Versatility was added to the Rockies’ roster on Saturday with the promotion of Garrett Hampson following an injury to DJ LeMahieu. Hampson, a middle infielder, could slot in as the starting second baseman while LeMahieu recovers from an oblique injury. But, the…...

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced on Saturday that they will indeed need to place second baseman, and multiple time All-Star, DJ LeMahieu back on the Disabled List as he continues to struggle with oblique issues. Taking his spot on the 25-man roster, and being added to the 40-man roster for the first time in his career, is super athlete/super…...

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HARTFORD, Conn. – Wednesday night marked the third consecutive year Brendan Rodgers was selected to play in his league’s All-Star Game. This Sunday will mark the second consecutive year the third overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft will represent the Colorado Rockies in the All-Star Futures Game, a showcase game highlighting baseball’s top prospects that began in 1999. In…...

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Colorado Rockies began their 2018 season without making a single 25-man roster transaction until April 22nd, when they demoted Mike Tauchman and promoted outfielders David Dahl and Noel Cuevas to replace the injured Carlos Gonzalez and suspended Gerardo Parra. Since that day, many corresponding promotion/demotion transactions transpired, shuffling players along the Interstate-25 corridor between Denver and…...

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HARTFORD, CT – Peter Lambert’s start on Wednesday might not have been as good as his string of five straight starts pitching seven or more innings while surrendering just one earned run, but it was impressive nonetheless. In his first game as a member of the Albuquerque Isotopes, the 21-year-old gave up two earned runs while scattering seven hits, walking…...

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GRAND JUNCTION – The MLB is nothing like the NFL, NHL or NBA. Prospects selected on draft day in baseball will not see a major-league stadium for several years, if they do at all, with seldom exceptions. Even Ryan Rolison, the Colorado Rockies’ first-round selection of 2018 whom many touted as highly polished, mature and capable of advancing through the…...

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The Colorado Rockies announced on Tuesday that they have promoted right-handed hitting catcher Tom Murphy to MLB. Outfielder Mike Tauchman has been optioned back to Triple-A in a corresponding move. Murphy (27) was batting .289 with 34 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 45 RBI in 49 games for the Albuquerque Isotopes this season. His 16 homers…...

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DENVER – When left-handed pitcher Sam Howard was first drafted, by the Chicago Cubs, he was more than a bit surprised and a little unprepared. “I wasn’t even expected to be drafted out of high school,” he told BSN Denver. “I didn’t have an agent or anything. I didn’t know much about it. My dad made the call for me.…...

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The Colorado Rockies starting pitching has kept them afloat and, for a period, on top of the National League West in the early going of 2018. Even with the recent struggles, the quintet of Kyle Freeland, Chad Bettis, Tyler Anderson, German Marquez and Jon Gray have been the life vest keeping Colorado atop the standings. They have been lauded as…...

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The very moment the Colorado Rockies selected Ryan McMahon with their second pick in the 2013 Draft, the questions began to arise about where he would play. Sure, he was barely out of high school and still four years away from making his MLB debut, but his overwhelming skillset and advanced mind for the game made it clear, at least…...

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Top Colorado Rockies catching prospect, Dom Nunez, talks to BSN Denver about his time in MLB camp and his focus headed into an important 2018 campaign.

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It's been a long journey for Ryan McMahon to make the Colorado Rockies Opening Day roster. And this is just the beginning.

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