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Rockies reinstate RHP Adam Ottavino from 10-day disabled list

PHILADELPHIA -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Adam Ottavino from the 10-day disabled list and optioned left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto to Triple-A.

Ottavino, 32, was placed on the disabled list on May 28, with a left oblique strain … is 3-0 with one save, a 0.95 ERA (28.1 IP, 3 ER), 10 walks and 45 strikeouts over 27 games this season… his 45 strikeouts rank tied for third among National League relievers, and his 45.5 strikeout percentage (45 of 99) ranks second in MLB … has recorded multiple strikeouts in 17 of his 27 appearances, including three strikeouts six times … across parts of eight Major League seasons with St. Louis (2010) and Colorado (2012-18), the Brooklyn, N.Y., native has gone 14-16 with 12 saves, a 3.74 ERA (363.2 IP, 151 ER), 148 walks and 397 strikeouts in 318 games, including three starts with the Cardinals in 2010.

PHILADELPHIA -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Adam Ottavino from the 10-day disabled list and optioned left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto to Triple-A.

Ottavino, 32, was placed on the disabled list on May 28, with a left oblique strain … is 3-0 with one save, a 0.95 ERA (28.1 IP, 3 ER), 10 walks and 45 strikeouts over 27 games this season… his 45 strikeouts rank tied for third among National League relievers, and his 45.5 strikeout percentage (45 of 99) ranks second in MLB … has recorded multiple strikeouts in 17 of his 27 appearances, including three strikeouts six times … across parts of eight Major League seasons with St. Louis (2010) and Colorado (2012-18), the Brooklyn, N.Y., native has gone 14-16 with 12 saves, a 3.74 ERA (363.2 IP, 151 ER), 148 walks and 397 strikeouts in 318 games, including three starts with the Cardinals in 2010.

Vasto, 26, made one appearance, his Major League debut, on June 10 against Arizona after having his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque that day … in 19 relief appearances with Albuquerque is 2-0 with three saves, a 1.71 ERA (21.0 IP, 4 ER), eight walks and 26 strikeouts … in 161 career Minor League appearances, has gone 11-11 with a 3.70 ERA (189.2 IP, 78 ER), 74 walks and 227 strikeouts … was originally selected in the 24th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Felician College.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies agree to terms with first-round selection Ryan Rolison

Rockies also agree to terms with 25 other selections from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that the Club has agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison, the 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The Rockies also came to terms with 25 other players selected in the Draft, including their fourth, fifth, sixth and eighth-round selections. Per Club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Rolison, 20, was selected out of the University of Mississippi, where he went 10-4 with a 3.70 ERA (97.1 IP, 40 ER), 88 hits, 45 walks and 120 strikeouts as a sophomore. The Jackson, Tenn., native became the third player in Ole Miss history to record 10 wins and 100-plus strikeouts, and the first Rebel to be taken by any team in the first round since Drew Pomeranz in 2010.

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that the Club has agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison, the 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The Rockies also came to terms with 25 other players selected in the Draft, including their fourth, fifth, sixth and eighth-round selections. Per Club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Rolison, 20, was selected out of the University of Mississippi, where he went 10-4 with a 3.70 ERA (97.1 IP, 40 ER), 88 hits, 45 walks and 120 strikeouts as a sophomore. The Jackson, Tenn., native became the third player in Ole Miss history to record 10 wins and 100-plus strikeouts, and the first Rebel to be taken by any team in the first round since Drew Pomeranz in 2010.

Rolison is the seventh left-handed pitcher to be selected by the Rockies in the first round, joining Kyle Freeland (2014), Tyler Anderson (2011), Tyler Matzek (2009), Christian Friedrich (2008), Jeff Francis (2002) and Doug Million (1994). This is the 20th time in franchise history that the Rockies have selected a pitcher in the first round and the 10th time they have selected a college pitcher with their first overall pick.

Below is a breakdown of all 26 Rockies selections who have signed with the Club thus far:

Rd

Pick

Last

First

Pos.

B

T

HT

WT

School

Hometown

State

1

22

Rolison

Ryan

LHP

R

L

6'2"

195

Ole Miss

Jackson

Tenn.

4

126

Feltner

Ryan

RHP

R

R

6'4"

190

Ohio State

Hudson

Ohio

5

156

Bird

Jacob

RHP

R

R

6'3"

200

UCLA

Valencia

Calif.

6

186

Decolati

Niko

OF

R

R

6'1"

215

Loyola Marymount

Las Vegas

Nev.

8

246

Bush

Nick

LHP

L

L

5'11"

173

LSU

Leesburg

Ga.

10

306

Harris

Cade

OF

L

R

6'2"

195

Oklahoma

Leona

Texas

11

336

Poulin

PJ

LHP

R

L

6'1"

185

Connecticut

Marion

Mass.

13

396

Supple

Rayne

RHP

S

R

6'3"

185

Wake Forest

Shelburne

Vt.

14

426

Tribucher

Will

LHP

L

L

6'3"

210

Michigan

San Clemente

Calif.

15

456

Montes

Coco

SS

R

R

6'1"

175

South Florida

Miami

Fla.

16

486

Johnson

Boby

RHP

R

R

6'1"

185

Bradley

Miller

Mo.

17

516

Berberet

Reese

3B

R

R

6'3"

215

Long Beach CC

Fallbrook

Calif.

18

546

Lackey

Shelby

RHP

R

R

6'3"

190

Pacific

Linden

Calif.

19

576

Hall

Zach

OF

L

L

6'0"

195

UC Colorado Springs

Granite Bay

Calif.

20

606

Morgan

Luke

OF

R

R

6'2"

195

College of Charleston

New Lenox

Ill.

22

666

Barnwell

Jacob

C

R

R

5'10"

170

Ohio State

Catlettsburg

Ky.

23

696

Schmidt

Colten

LHP

L

L

6'0"

175

Louisiana Lafayette

LaPorte

Texas

24

726

Fennell

Trent

RHP

R

R

6'5"

205

Barton College

Dunn

N.C.

25

756

Metz

Robert

2B

R

R

5'10"

185

George Washington

Poolesville

Md.

26

786

Golsan

Will

OF

R

R

6'1"

185

Ole Miss

Columbus

Miss.

27

816

Hepple

Eric

RHP

R

R

6'0"

218

Central Florida

Coral Springs

Fla.

28

846

Cresto

John

3B

R

R

6'3"

210

Santa Clara University

Encinitas

Calif.

29

876

Ausua

Miguel

LHP

L

L

6'0"

180

Oral Roberts

Penuelas

P.R.

30

906

Harlow

Colton

LHP

L

L

5'10"

170

James Madison

Mount Jackson

Va.

31

936

Condreay

Joel

RHP

L

R

6'3"

185

Whitworth College

Renton

Wash.

32

966

Todd

Reagan

LHP

L

L

6'3"

218

Colorado Mesa

Centennial

Colo.

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Colorado rockies reinstate left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from bereavement list

Option left-handed pitcher Sam Howard to Triple-A Albuquerque

PHILADELPHIA -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from the bereavement list and optioned left-handed pitcher Sam Howard to Triple-A Albuquerque.

• Musgrave, 26, has gone 0-1 with a 2.65 ERA (17.0 IP, 5 ER), eight walks and 11 strikeouts in 10 appearances since having his contract selected by the Rockies on April 23 … made his Major League debut against San Diego on April 23 and pitched one scoreless inning of relief with one strikeout … the Nutter Fort, W.V., native has gone 31-19 with a 4.02 ERA (413.2 IP, 185 ER) in 80 Minor League games, 78 starts, since 2014. Musgrave Stats

PHILADELPHIA -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from the bereavement list and optioned left-handed pitcher Sam Howard to Triple-A Albuquerque.

• Musgrave, 26, has gone 0-1 with a 2.65 ERA (17.0 IP, 5 ER), eight walks and 11 strikeouts in 10 appearances since having his contract selected by the Rockies on April 23 … made his Major League debut against San Diego on April 23 and pitched one scoreless inning of relief with one strikeout … the Nutter Fort, W.V., native has gone 31-19 with a 4.02 ERA (413.2 IP, 185 ER) in 80 Minor League games, 78 starts, since 2014. Musgrave Stats

• Howard, 25, made his Major League debut against Arizona on June 10 and allowed one hit over one inning pitched … in nine starts with Triple-A Albuquerque is 3-4 with a 4.68 ERA (42.1 IP, 22 ER), 20 walks and 33 strikeouts … a third-round draft pick by Colorado in 2014 out of Georgia Southern University, has a career Minor League record of 29-33 with a 3.68 ERA (513.0 IP, 210 ER) in 99 games, 97 starts, since 2014. Howard Stats

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Rockies recall catcher Tom Murphy from Triple-A Albuquerque

Outfielder Mike Tauchman optioned to Triple-A

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled catcher Tom Murphy from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to the Isotopes. 

• Murphy, 27, will be making his first stint on the Rockies' active roster this season … in 49 appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque is batting .289 (54-for-187) with 34 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 45 RBIs … his 16 homers rank second in the Pacific Coast League … in 44 career Major League games across parts of three seasons (2015-17) with Colorado, has batted .214 with 14 runs, four doubles, eight homers and 23 RBIs … the West Monroe, N.Y., native was originally selected in the third round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of the University at Buffalo.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled catcher Tom Murphy from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to the Isotopes. 

• Murphy, 27, will be making his first stint on the Rockies' active roster this season … in 49 appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque is batting .289 (54-for-187) with 34 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 45 RBIs … his 16 homers rank second in the Pacific Coast League … in 44 career Major League games across parts of three seasons (2015-17) with Colorado, has batted .214 with 14 runs, four doubles, eight homers and 23 RBIs … the West Monroe, N.Y., native was originally selected in the third round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of the University at Buffalo.

• Tauchman, 27, has gone 2-for-9 with three runs, one double and one walk across six games (one start) since being recalled on June 5 … across the two stints with the Rockies this season has batted .094 (3-for-32) with five runs, one double and four walks in 21 games … the Palatine, Ill., native made his Major League debut on June 27, 2017 at San Francisco and has batted .153 (9-for-59) with seven runs, one double, one triple, two RBIs, nine walks, 25 strikeouts and two stolen bases in 52 games across parts of two seasons with the Rockies.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies select left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto from Triple-A Albuquerque

Right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg placed on the 10-day disabled list, right-handed pitcher Jairo Díaz designated for assignment

The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that they have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto and placed right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg on the 10-day disabled list with a back strain, retroactive to June 8. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Jairo Díaz has been designated for assignment.
 
•  Vasto, 26, will be making his first career appearance on the Rockies' active roster … in 19 relief appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque has gone 2-0 with three saves, a 1.71 ERA (21.0 IP, 4 ER), eight walks and 26 strikeouts … has not allowed a run in 16 of 19 appearances, including each of his last eight appearances since May 12 (9.0 innings) … in 161 career Minor League appearances, has gone 11-11 with a 3.70 ERA (189.2 IP, 78 ER), 74 walks and 227 strikeouts … was originally selected in the 24th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Felician College… will be wearing number 30.

Oberg, 28, has gone 1-0 with a 4.08 ERA (17.2 IP, 8 ER), six walks and 13 strikeouts in 16 appearances across two stints with the Rockies this season … has not allowed an earned run in six appearances since his most recent recall on May 28 … with Albuquerque this season, is 1-0 with a 1.88 ERA (14.1 IP, 3 ER), two walks and 13 strikeouts across 12 appearances … the Tewksbury, Mass., native was originally selected by Colorado in the 15th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and has gone 5-6 with two saves, a 4.94 ERA (160.1 IP, 88 ER), 72 walks and 132 strikeouts since his Major League debut on April 14, 2015 vs. San Francisco. 
 
Díaz, 27, has made four relief appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque this season, allowing four earned runs across 3.2 innings pitched (9.82 ERA) … has been on the disabled list since April 19 … made four relief appearances for the Rockies in 2017 after missing the 2016 season with Tommy John surgery, posting a 9.00 ERA (5.0 IP, 5 ER) … originally acquired by the Rockies via trade with the Los Angeles Angels on Dec. 10, 2014, Díaz has a career Major League record of 0-1 with a 3.64 ERA (29.2 IP, 12 ER), 14 walks and 28 strikeouts in 30 appearances across three seasons with Los Angeles-AL (2014) and Colorado (2015, 2017). 

The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that they have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto and placed right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg on the 10-day disabled list with a back strain, retroactive to June 8. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Jairo Díaz has been designated for assignment.
 
•  Vasto, 26, will be making his first career appearance on the Rockies' active roster … in 19 relief appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque has gone 2-0 with three saves, a 1.71 ERA (21.0 IP, 4 ER), eight walks and 26 strikeouts … has not allowed a run in 16 of 19 appearances, including each of his last eight appearances since May 12 (9.0 innings) … in 161 career Minor League appearances, has gone 11-11 with a 3.70 ERA (189.2 IP, 78 ER), 74 walks and 227 strikeouts … was originally selected in the 24th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Felician College… will be wearing number 30.

Oberg, 28, has gone 1-0 with a 4.08 ERA (17.2 IP, 8 ER), six walks and 13 strikeouts in 16 appearances across two stints with the Rockies this season … has not allowed an earned run in six appearances since his most recent recall on May 28 … with Albuquerque this season, is 1-0 with a 1.88 ERA (14.1 IP, 3 ER), two walks and 13 strikeouts across 12 appearances … the Tewksbury, Mass., native was originally selected by Colorado in the 15th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and has gone 5-6 with two saves, a 4.94 ERA (160.1 IP, 88 ER), 72 walks and 132 strikeouts since his Major League debut on April 14, 2015 vs. San Francisco. 
 
Díaz, 27, has made four relief appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque this season, allowing four earned runs across 3.2 innings pitched (9.82 ERA) … has been on the disabled list since April 19 … made four relief appearances for the Rockies in 2017 after missing the 2016 season with Tommy John surgery, posting a 9.00 ERA (5.0 IP, 5 ER) … originally acquired by the Rockies via trade with the Los Angeles Angels on Dec. 10, 2014, Díaz has a career Major League record of 0-1 with a 3.64 ERA (29.2 IP, 12 ER), 14 walks and 28 strikeouts in 30 appearances across three seasons with Los Angeles-AL (2014) and Colorado (2015, 2017). 

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Colorado Rockies recall left-handed pitcher Sam Howard from Triple-A Albuquerque

Left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave placed on the bereavement list

The Colorado Rockies announced Saturday that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Sam Howard from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed left-handed reliever Harrison Musgrave on the bereavement list.
 
•  Howard, 25, will be making his first appearance on the Rockies' active roster … in nine starts with Triple-A Albuquerque is 3-4 with a 4.68 ERA (42.1 IP, 22 ER), 20 walks and 33 strikeouts … last pitched on June 2 against Fresno, allowing three runs on four hits over five innings of work … a third-round draft pick by Colorado in 2014 out of Georgia Southern University, has a career Minor League record of 29-33 with a 3.68 ERA (513.0 IP, 210 ER) in 99 games, 97 starts, since 2014 … will be wearing number 61. Howard Stats
 
Musgrave, 26, has gone 0-1 with a 2.65 ERA (17.0 IP, 5 ER), eight walks and 11 strikeouts in 10 appearances since having his contract selected by the Rockies on April 23 … the Nutter Fort, W.V., native has gone 31-19 with a 4.02 ERA (413.2 IP, 185 ER) in 80 Minor League games, 78 starts, since 2014. Musgrave Stats
 

The Colorado Rockies announced Saturday that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Sam Howard from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed left-handed reliever Harrison Musgrave on the bereavement list.
 
•  Howard, 25, will be making his first appearance on the Rockies' active roster … in nine starts with Triple-A Albuquerque is 3-4 with a 4.68 ERA (42.1 IP, 22 ER), 20 walks and 33 strikeouts … last pitched on June 2 against Fresno, allowing three runs on four hits over five innings of work … a third-round draft pick by Colorado in 2014 out of Georgia Southern University, has a career Minor League record of 29-33 with a 3.68 ERA (513.0 IP, 210 ER) in 99 games, 97 starts, since 2014 … will be wearing number 61. Howard Stats
 
Musgrave, 26, has gone 0-1 with a 2.65 ERA (17.0 IP, 5 ER), eight walks and 11 strikeouts in 10 appearances since having his contract selected by the Rockies on April 23 … the Nutter Fort, W.V., native has gone 31-19 with a 4.02 ERA (413.2 IP, 185 ER) in 80 Minor League games, 78 starts, since 2014. Musgrave Stats
 

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Homestand events • Play Ball weekend • Diamondbacks (June 8-10)

The Colorado Rockies' three-game homestand begins Friday night vs. the Diamondbacks (June 8-10) as PLAY BALL WEEKEND is celebrated at Coors Field.

MLB launched PLAY BALL in 2016 as a league-wide initiative to encourage youth participation in both formal and informal baseball/softball activities. The PLAY BALL initiative weaves in perfectly with the Rockies' ongoing efforts in youth baseball/softball and the promotion of a healthy and active lifestyle.

The Colorado Rockies' three-game homestand begins Friday night vs. the Diamondbacks (June 8-10) as PLAY BALL WEEKEND is celebrated at Coors Field.

MLB launched PLAY BALL in 2016 as a league-wide initiative to encourage youth participation in both formal and informal baseball/softball activities. The PLAY BALL initiative weaves in perfectly with the Rockies' ongoing efforts in youth baseball/softball and the promotion of a healthy and active lifestyle.

The following events will take place at Coors Field over the course of the three-games series.

Friday, June 8 vs. Diamondbacks, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• Rooftop: Pregame DJ

• Rooftop Promo: The first 500 fans to the Rooftop will receive a lip balm presented by Shane Co.

• Pregame PLAY BALL Parade: Arapahoe Youth League players and coaches will parade around the warning track.

• PLAY BALL Kids Lineup: 20 kids from the Owen Branch of the Boys & Girls Club will lineup with Rockies players and do an onfield cap exchange.

• Lineup Card Exchange and "Play Ball" Announcement: Two lucky members from the Boys & Girls Club will be chosen, one to deliver the lineup card and the other to announce, "Play Ball!" before the game begins.

• National Anthem by Littleton Public Schools

• Color Guard by Pueblo Police

• Wade Davis' Warrior Dog Foundation: Wade Davis and his wife Katelyn are longtime supporters of organizations that help provide aid for United States Veterans, and they will present a $10,000 check to the Warrior Dog Foundation in a pregame ceremony.

• Wives Charity Grab Bags Event: Fans will be able to purchase a mystery bag with an autographed baseball from a Rockies player or Manager Bud Black, the event can be found on the concourse in behind Section 131.

Saturday, June 9 vs. Diamondbacks, 5:15 p.m. first pitch

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 Boys & Girls Club PLAY BALL Clinic: From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., select Rockies players, coaches and staff will participate in a PLAY BALL clinic hosted at the Owens Branch of the Boys & Girls Club.

• Giveaway: All kids entering the gates will receive a Play Ball Weekend Wristband.

• Rooftop Live: Margarita Brothers will perform from 3:30-4:30

• National Anthem by Douglas County Schools

• Color Guard by Douglas County Sheriff

• Pregame PLAY BALL Parade: Chick-Fil-A will host a youth baseball parade around the warning track prior to the game.

• Margaritaville Tribute Ticket Package: Purchase of the Margaritaville Tribute Ticket Package will include a pregame Rooftop performance by a live Jimmy Buffett tribute band and a Rockies Margaritaville-themed shirt.

• Lineup Card Exchange and "Play Ball" Announcement: Two lucky members from the Boys & Girls Club will be chosen, one to deliver the lineup card and the other to announce, "Play Ball!" before the game begins.

• Wives Charity Grab Bags Event: Fans will be able to purchase a mystery bag with an autographed baseball from a Rockies player or Manager Bud Black, the event can be found on the concourse in section 131.

Sunday, June 10 vs. Diamondbacks, 1:10 p.m. first pitch

• Giveaway: All kids entering the gates will receive a Jr Fire Marshall Helmet presented by Hartford.

• National Anthem by Cedar Ridge Elementary

• Color Guard by National Law Enforcement

• God Bless America by Sergeant Ben Sampson

• Hero of the Game: Technical Sergeant Donny Turner

• Rooftop: Pregame DJ

• Pregame PLAY BALL Parade: Chick-Fil-A will host a youth baseball parade around the warning track prior to the game.

• First Responders Appreciation Ticket Package: The Rockies will be donating a portion of each First Responders ticket sold to one of the following: the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the Colorado Firefighter Calendar, and the EMS Association of Colorado.

• Lineup Card Exchange and "Play Ball" Announcement: Two lucky members from the Boys & Girls Club will be chosen, one to deliver the lineup card and the other to announce, "Play Ball!" before the game begins.

• Wives Charity Grab Bags Event: Fans will be able to purchase a mystery bag with an autographed baseball from a Rockies player or Manager Bud Black, the event can be found on the concourse behind Section 131.

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Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitcherJeff Hoffman from Triple-A Albuquerque

Left-handed pitcher Mike Dunn placed on 10-day disabled list with left rhomboid strain

The Colorado Rockies announced Friday that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed left-handed reliever Mike Dunn on the 10-day disabled list with left rhomboid stain.
 
•  Hoffman, 25, will be making his first stint on the Rockies' active roster this season … in 11 starts for Triple-A Albuquerque this season has gone 3-4 with 4.39 ERA (53.1 IP, 26 ER), 25 walks and 63 strikeouts … started the season on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation and made one rehab start with High-A Lancaster on April 10 … was reinstated and optioned to Triple-A on April 28 … over 23 starts, 16 games last season with the Rockies went 6-5 with a 5.89 ERA (99.1 IP, 65 ER) … the Latham, N.Y., native made his Major League debut on August 20, 2016 vs. Chicago-NL and across two seasons with Colorado, is 6-9 with a 5.65 ERA (130.2 IP, 82 ER), 57 walks and 104 strikeouts. Hoffman Stats
 
Dunn, 33, has gone 0-0 with a 9.00 ERA (16.0 IP, 16 ER), 17 walks and 12 strikeouts over 23 games this season … across parts of 10 Major League seasons with New York-AL (2009), Atlanta (2010), Miami (2011-16) and Colorado (2017-18), the Farmington, N.M., native has gone 33-26 with four saves, a 3.86 ERA (417.1 IP, 179 ER), 217 walks and 458 strikeouts over 535 games. Dunn Stats
 
 

The Colorado Rockies announced Friday that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed left-handed reliever Mike Dunn on the 10-day disabled list with left rhomboid stain.
 
•  Hoffman, 25, will be making his first stint on the Rockies' active roster this season … in 11 starts for Triple-A Albuquerque this season has gone 3-4 with 4.39 ERA (53.1 IP, 26 ER), 25 walks and 63 strikeouts … started the season on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation and made one rehab start with High-A Lancaster on April 10 … was reinstated and optioned to Triple-A on April 28 … over 23 starts, 16 games last season with the Rockies went 6-5 with a 5.89 ERA (99.1 IP, 65 ER) … the Latham, N.Y., native made his Major League debut on August 20, 2016 vs. Chicago-NL and across two seasons with Colorado, is 6-9 with a 5.65 ERA (130.2 IP, 82 ER), 57 walks and 104 strikeouts. Hoffman Stats
 
Dunn, 33, has gone 0-0 with a 9.00 ERA (16.0 IP, 16 ER), 17 walks and 12 strikeouts over 23 games this season … across parts of 10 Major League seasons with New York-AL (2009), Atlanta (2010), Miami (2011-16) and Colorado (2017-18), the Farmington, N.M., native has gone 33-26 with four saves, a 3.86 ERA (417.1 IP, 179 ER), 217 walks and 458 strikeouts over 535 games. Dunn Stats
 
 

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Colorado Rockies select 30 players on MLB draft's final day

Rockies select 16 pitchers and 14 position players in rounds 11-40

 

 

 

 

The Colorado Rockies concluded the final day of Major League Baseball's 2018 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, selecting 30 players in rounds 11 through 40. Of the 30 picks today, the Rockies selected 16 pitchers and 14 position players.

After selecting high school first baseman Grant Lavigne with the 42nd overall pick, the Rockies did not select a high school player until the 33rd round of the draft. Colorado selected two players originally from Colorado, sixth round pick Nico Decolati, who was born in Boulder but raised in Las Vegas, Nev., and shortstop Cayden Zimmerman from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch. They also selected two players from colleges in Colorado: Zach Hall, an outfielder from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and left-handed pitcher Reagan Todd from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction., Colo.

Overall, across the three days of the draft, the Rockies selected 33 players from the college ranks and eight high school players.

Colorado selected 22 pitchers (13 right-handers, nine left-handers), six outfielders, four shortstops, three catchers, two second basemen, two third basemen, one first baseman and one infielder.

Below is a pick-by-pick breakdown of the Rockies' Wednesday selections:

With the 336th overall pick in the 11th round, the Rockies selected left-handed pitcher PJ Poulin, a junior at the University of Connecticut … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder went 6-2 with a 3.26 ERA (49.2 IP, 18 ER), 20 walks and 60 strikeouts in 31 games, including one start, for the Huskies in 2018 … the Marion, Mass., native went 3-1 with a 1.27 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 28.1 innings across 17 appearances in the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2017.

Infielder Kyle Datres, a junior from the University of North Carolina, was selected in the 12th round with the 366th overall pick … a three-year starter at third base for the Tar Heels, Datres has batted .343 (83-for-242) with 15 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 34 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 2018, guiding his club to a Super Regional vs. Stetson University beginning on Friday … the 6-foot, 180-pound native of Williamsport, Pa., was the runner-up for Mr. Pennsylvania football as a quarterback for Loyalsock Township High School.

Right-handed pitcher Rayne Supple, a junior from Wake Forest University, was selected in the 13th round with the 396th overall pick … the 6-foot-3, 185-pound closer made 27 relief appearances for the Demon Deacons in 2018 and went 5-2 with eight saves, a 2.11 ERA (47.0 IP, 11 ER), 32 walks and 55 strikeouts … the Shelburne, Vt. Native was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 38th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, becoming the first Vermont high school player to be drafted since 2002.

The Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Will Tribucher, a junior at the University of Michigan, with the 426th overall pick in the 14th round … the 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of San Clemente, Calif., went 4-4 with a 3.44 ERA (36.2 IP, 14 ER), 21 walks and 43 strikeouts in 22 appearances, one start, for the Wolverines in 2018.

Coco Montes, a shortstop from the University of South Florida, was selected in the 15th round, 456th overall … the 6-foot-1, 175-pound batted .331 (78-for-236) with 23 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 40 RBI and seven stolen bases in 57 games for the Bulls this season … the Miami, Fla., native was originally selected by the Washington Nationals in the 35th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft.

Right-handed pitcher Boby Johnson, a junior from Bradley University, was selected in the 16th round with the 486th overall pick … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder made 24 appearances, one start, for Bradley in 2018 and went 4-2 with a 3.93 ERA (50.1 IP, 22 ER), 18 walks and 47 strikeouts … the Miller, Mo., native previously attended Fort Scott (Ks.) Community College.

Third baseman Reese Berberet from Long Beach Community College in the 17th round with the 516th overall pick … the 6-foot-3, 215-pound sophomore batted .340 (55-for-162) with 10 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 43 RBI in 40 games played this season … the Fallbrook, Calif., native was named All-South Coast Conference for the second consecutive season after leading the state in home runs.

Right-handed pitcher Shelby Lackey, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound redshirt sophomore from Pacific University, was selected in the 18th round with the 546th overall pick … the Linden, Calif., native went 6-3 with a 3.48 ERA (88.0 IP, 34 ER), 23 walks and 87 strikeouts in 18 appearances, 13 starts for the Tigers … he earned All-West Coast Conference honors after finishing in the top 10 in the conference in innings pitched, strikeouts and wins.

Outfielder Zach Hall, a senior from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, was selected in the 19th round with the 576th overall pick … the 6-foot, 195-pound left-handed hitter batted .317 (57-for-180) with 11 doubles, 20 home runs and 60 RBI for the Tigers in 2018 … a native of Granite Bay, Calif., Hall was named First-Team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and was awarded an RMAC Gold Glove.

Luke Morgan, a center fielder from the College of Charleston, was selected in the 20th round, 606th overall … the right-handed hitting senior batted .326 (73-for-224) with 11 doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 28 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 55 games for Charleston this season, earning All-Colonial Athletic Conference First-Team honors … the New Lenox, Ill., native previously spent time at Iowa Western Community College, where he hit .399 and was named to the All-State and All-District Teams in 2016.

Infielder Hunter Stovall, a junior from Mississippi State University, was selected in the 21st round, 636th overall … the 5-foot-8, 170-pound junior batted .315 (79-for-251) with 15 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 27 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 61 games … the Diamond Dawgs will travel to Vanderbilt on Friday for their third consecutive Super Regional.

Catcher Jacob Barnwell, a junior from Ohio State University, was selected in the 22nd round, 666th overall … the Catlettsburg, Ky., native batted .261 (49-for-188) with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs, 27 RBI and five stolen bases … the 5-foot-10, 170-pound right-hander was on the Watch List for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the top catcher in the collegiate ranks … is the second Ohio State player to be drafted by the Rockies after right-handed pitcher Ryan Feltner was selected in the fourth round.

Left-handed pitcher Colten Schmidt, a left-handed pitcher from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, was selected in the 23rd round, 696th overall … the 6-foot, 175-pound senior went 7-0 with a 2.45 ERA (106.1 IP, 29 ER), nine walks and 90 strikeouts in 16 appearances, 15 starts, for the Ragin' Cajuns in 2018 … the LaPorte, Texas native was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year as well as a Collegiate Baseball Second-Team All-American.

Right-handed pitcher Trent Fennell from Barton College was selected in the 24th round, 726th overall … the 6-foot-5, 205-pound senior went 6-5 with two complete games, a 5.24 ERA (68.2 IP, 40 ER), 30 walks and 99 strikeouts in 13 appearances, 12 starts …. The Dunn, N.C., native was selected as a member of the Conference Carolinas All-Conference First-Team in 2017 after setting the Barton single-season record with 98 strikeouts in 85.1 innings pitched.

The Rockies selected Robert Metz, a second baseman from George Washington University, with the 756th pick in the 25th round … the 5-foot-10, 185-pound senior batted .309 (75-for-243) with 18 doubles, four home runs, 42 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 58 games in 2018 … the Poolesville, Md., native was named to the All-Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second-Team, his second consecutive year garnering Second-Team honors.

Outfielder William Golsan from the University of Mississippi was selected in the 26th round, the 786th overall pick … the senior from Columbus, Miss., batted .304 (75-for-247) with 13 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 48 RBI and five stolen bases in 65 games with Ole Miss this season … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder joins first-round selection Ryan Rolison as Rockies selections from Ole Miss.

Eric Hepple, a right-handed pitcher from the University of Central Florida, was selected in the 27th round with the 816th overall pick … the 6-foot, 218-pound Coral Springs, Fla., native made 28 relief appearances for the Golden Knights in 2018 and went 1-2 with a 4.41 ERA (34.2 IP, 17 ER), 14 walks and 42 strikeouts.

With the 846th pick in the 28th round the Rockies selected third baseman John Cresto, a junior out of Santa Clara University … the 6-foot-3, 210-pound right-handed hitter, batted .222 (39-for-176) with 10 home runs and 24 RBI in 44 games in 2018 … in 2017, the Encinitas, Calif., native was an All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention after batting .307 with 12 home runs.

Left-handed pitcher Miguel Ausua, a senior at Oral Roberts University, was selected in the 29th round with the 876th overall pick … the Penuelas, P.R., native was selected as the Summit League Pitcher of the Year after going 8-2 with a 3.67 ERA (90.2 IP, 37 ER), 34 walks and 69 strikeouts in 16 starts for the Golden Eagles.

Left-handed pitcher Colton Harlow was selected in the 30th round with the 906th overall pick … the 5-foot-10, 160-pound senior out of James Madison University went 4-5 with a 4.30 ERA (75.1 IP, 36 ER), 28 walks and 59 strikeouts in 14 appearances, 13 starts, in 2018 … in 2017, the Mount Jackson, Va., native was named the Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 13) after tossing a complete game with 15 strikeouts March 10, 2017 vs. Coppin State.

The Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Joel Condreay, a senior at Whitworth College, with the 936th pick in the 31st round … primarily an infielder at Whitworth, the 6-foot-3, 185-pound native of Renton, Wash., tossed just 2.2 innings in four years at Whitworth … as a hitter, he batted .355 (44-for-124) with 16 doubles and two home runs.

Left-handed pitcher Reagan Todd, a senior at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colo., was selected in the 32nd round, 966th overall … the Centennial, Colo., native and graduate of Regis Jesuit High School went 7-2 with a 3.60 ERA (80.0 IP, 32 ER), 39 walks and 85 strikeouts in 14 appearances, 13 starts for the Mavericks in 2018.

Nick Pogue, a right-handed pitcher at Eau Gallie (Fla.) High School was selected in the 33rd round, 996th overall … the 6-foot-5, 215-pound native of Melbourne, Fla., and University of Florida commit was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Second-Team All-American and Florida Region First-Team All-American.

Shortstop Jake Moberg, from Vista Murrieta High School in California, was selected in the 34th round, 1026th overall … the 6-foot-1, 175-pound UCLA commit batted .267 with two home runs his senior season in 2018 and .365 with three home runs as a junior …. was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Third-Team All-American and California Region First-Team All-American.

Sean Mullen, a right-handed pitcher from Stockdale High School in Brentwood, Calif., was selected in the 35th round, 1056th overall … the 6-foot-2, 185-pound UCLA commit was named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American … went 8-1 with a 1.30 ERA with Stockdale.

Shortstop Cayden Zimmerman, from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., was selected in the 36th round, 1086th overall … the Air Force Academy commit batted .371 with 23 runs, seven double and four triples in 19 games … the 5-foot-11, 165-pound member of the Colorado Rockies Scout Team was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American.

Easton McMurray, a left-handed pitcher from Liberty High School in Brentwood, Calif., was selected in the 37th round, 1116th overall … the 6-foot-4, 198-pound LSU commit only made four appearances this season but went 6-1 with a 0.52 ERA in seven starts as a junior in 2017.

The Rockies selected Kumar Rocker, a right-handed pitcher from North Oconee High School in Bogart, Ga., was selected in the 38th round, 1146th overall … ranked the 23rd overall prospect in the draft by MLB.com, the 6-foot-4, 235-pounder is committed to play baseball at Vanderbilt … the son of former NFL defensive lineman Tracy Rocker was named a Rawlings-Perfect Game First-Team All-American.

Isaiah Thomas, an outfielder at The Benjamin School in Palm Beach, Fla., was selected 117th overall in the 39th round … the 6-foot-2, 192-pounder hit .485 with 11 doubles, eight home runs and 34 RBI in 29 games his senior season in 2018 … the Vanderbilt commit was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Third-Team All-American.

With their final selection in the 40th round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, the Rockies selected catcher Brett Auerbach from Saddleback Community College in Mission Viejo, Calif. … in 47 games with the Gauchos in 2018, the 5-foot-9, 180pound sophomore from Orange County, Calif., batted .362 with two home runs, 36 RBI and 26 stolen bases.

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Colorado Rockies select 30 players on MLB Draft's final day

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. - The Colorado Rockies concluded the final day of Major League Baseball's 2018 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, selecting 30 players in rounds 11 through 40. Of the 30 picks today, the Rockies selected 16 pitchers and 14 position players.
 
After selecting high school first baseman Grant Lavigne with the 42nd overall pick, the Rockies did not select a high school player until the 33rd round of the draft. Colorado selected two players originally from Colorado, sixth round pick Nico Decolati, who was born in Boulder but raised in Las Vegas, Nev., and shortstop Cayden Zimmerman from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch. They also selected two players from colleges in Colorado: Zach Hall, an outfielder from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and left-handed pitcher Reagan Todd from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction., Colo.
 
Overall, across the three days of the draft, the Rockies selected 33 players from the college ranks and eight high school players.
 
Colorado selected 22 pitchers (13 right-handers, nine left-handers), six outfielders, four shortstops, three catchers, two second basemen, two third basemen, one first baseman and one infielder.
 
Below is a pick-by-pick breakdown of the Rockies' Wednesday selections:
 
With the 336th overall pick in the 11th round, the Rockies selected left-handed pitcher PJ Poulin, a junior at the University of Connecticut … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder went 6-2 with a 3.26 ERA (49.2 IP, 18 ER), 20 walks and 60 strikeouts in 31 games, including one start, for the Huskies in 2018 … the Marion, Mass., native went 3-1 with a 1.27 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 28.1 innings across 17 appearances in the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2017.
 
Infielder Kyle Datres, a junior from the University of North Carolina, was selected in the 12th round with the 366th overall pick … a three-year starter at third base for the Tar Heels, Datres has batted .343 (83-for-242) with 15 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 34 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 2018, guiding his club to a Super Regional vs. Stetson University beginning on Friday …  the 6-foot, 180-pound native of Williamsport, Pa., was the runner-up for Mr. Pennsylvania football as a quarterback for Loyalsock Township High School.
 
Right-handed pitcher Rayne Supple, a junior from Wake Forest University, was selected in the 13th round with the 396th overall pick … the 6-foot-3, 185-pound closer made 27 relief appearances for the Demon Deacons in 2018 and went 5-2 with eight saves, a 2.11 ERA (47.0 IP, 11 ER), 32 walks and 55 strikeouts … the Shelburne, Vt. Native was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 38th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, becoming the first Vermont high school player to be drafted since 2002.
 
The Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Will Tribucher, a junior at the University of Michigan, with the 426th overall pick in the 14th round … the 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of San Clemente, Calif., went 4-4 with a 3.44 ERA (36.2 IP, 14 ER), 21 walks and 43 strikeouts in 22 appearances, one start, for the Wolverines in 2018.
 
Coco Montes, a shortstop from the University of South Florida, was selected in the 15th round, 456th overall …  the 6-foot-1, 175-pound batted .331 (78-for-236) with 23 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 40 RBI and seven stolen bases in 57 games for the Bulls this season … the Miami, Fla., native was originally selected by the Washington Nationals in the 35th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft.
 
Right-handed pitcher Boby Johnson, a junior from Bradley University, was selected in the 16th round with the 486th overall pick … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder made 24 appearances, one start, for Bradley in 2018 and went 4-2 with a 3.93 ERA (50.1 IP, 22 ER), 18 walks and 47 strikeouts … the Miller, Mo., native previously attended Fort Scott (Ks.) Community College.
 
Third baseman Reese Berberet from Long Beach Community College in the 17th round with the 516th overall pick … the 6-foot-3, 215-pound sophomore batted .340 (55-for-162) with 10 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 43 RBI in 40 games played this season … the Fallbrook, Calif., native was named All-South Coast Conference for the second consecutive season after leading the state in home runs.
 
Right-handed pitcher Shelby Lackey, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound redshirt sophomore from Pacific University, was selected in the 18th round with the 546th overall pick … the Linden, Calif., native went 6-3 with a 3.48 ERA (88.0 IP, 34 ER), 23 walks and 87 strikeouts in 18 appearances, 13 starts for the Tigers … he earned All-West Coast Conference honors after finishing in the top 10 in the conference in innings pitched, strikeouts and wins.
 
Outfielder Zach Hall, a senior from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, was selected in the 19th round with the 576th overall pick … the 6-foot, 195-pound left-handed hitter batted .317 (57-for-180) with 11 doubles, 20 home runs and 60 RBI for the Tigers in 2018 … a native of Granite Bay, Calif., Hall was named First-Team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and was awarded an RMAC Gold Glove.
 
Luke Morgan, a center fielder from the College of Charleston, was selected in the 20th round, 606th overall … the right-handed hitting senior batted .326 (73-for-224) with 11 doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 28 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 55 games for Charleston this season, earning All-Colonial Athletic Conference First-Team honors … the New Lenox, Ill., native previously spent time at Iowa Western Community College, where he hit .399 and was named to the All-State and All-District Teams in 2016.
 
Infielder Hunter Stovall, a junior from Mississippi State University, was selected in the 21st round, 636th overall … the 5-foot-8, 170-pound junior batted .315 (79-for-251) with 15 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 27 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 61 games … the Diamond Dawgs will travel to Vanderbilt on Friday for their third consecutive Super Regional.
 
Catcher Jacob Barnwell, a junior from Ohio State University, was selected in the 22nd round, 666th overall … the Catlettsburg, Ky., native batted .261 (49-for-188) with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs, 27 RBI and five stolen bases … the 5-foot-10, 170-pound right-hander was on the Watch List for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the top catcher in the collegiate ranks … is the second Ohio State player to be drafted by the Rockies after right-handed pitcher Ryan Feltner was selected in the fourth round.
 
Left-handed pitcher Colten Schmidt, a left-handed pitcher from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, was selected in the 23rd round, 696th overall … the 6-foot, 175-pound senior went 7-0 with a 2.45 ERA (106.1 IP, 29 ER), nine walks and 90 strikeouts in 16 appearances, 15 starts, for the Ragin' Cajuns in 2018 … the LaPorte, Texas native was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year as well as a Collegiate Baseball Second-Team All-American.
 
Right-handed pitcher Trent Fennell from Barton College was selected in the 24th round, 726th overall … the 6-foot-5, 205-pound senior went 6-5 with two complete games, a 5.24 ERA (68.2 IP, 40 ER), 30 walks and 99 strikeouts in 13 appearances, 12 starts …. The Dunn, N.C., native was selected as a member of the Conference Carolinas All-Conference First-Team in 2017 after setting the Barton single-season record with 98 strikeouts in 85.1 innings pitched.
 
The Rockies selected Robert Metz, a second baseman from George Washington University, with the 756th pick in the 25th round … the 5-foot-10, 185-pound senior batted .309 (75-for-243) with 18 doubles, four home runs, 42 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 58 games in 2018 … the Poolesville, Md., native was named to the All-Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second-Team, his second consecutive year garnering Second-Team honors.
 
Outfielder William Golsan from the University of Mississippi was selected in the 26th round, the 786th overall pick … the senior from Columbus, Miss., batted .304 (75-for-247) with 13 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 48 RBI and five stolen bases in 65 games with Ole Miss this season … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder joins first-round selection Ryan Rolison as Rockies selections from Ole Miss.
 
Eric Hepple, a right-handed pitcher from the University of Central Florida, was selected in the 27th round with the 816th overall pick … the 6-foot, 218-pound Coral Springs, Fla., native made 28 relief appearances for the Golden Knights in 2018 and went 1-2 with a 4.41 ERA (34.2 IP, 17 ER), 14 walks and 42 strikeouts.
 
With the 846th pick in the 28th round the Rockies selected third baseman John Cresto, a junior out of Santa Clara University … the 6-foot-3, 210-pound right-handed hitter, batted .222 (39-for-176) with 10 home runs and 24 RBI in 44 games in 2018 … in 2017, the Encinitas, Calif., native was an All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention after batting .307 with 12 home runs.
 
Left-handed pitcher Miguel Ausua, a senior at Oral Roberts University, was selected in the 29th round with the 876th overall pick … the Penuelas, P.R., native was selected as the Summit League Pitcher of the Year after going 8-2 with a 3.67 ERA (90.2 IP, 37 ER), 34 walks and 69 strikeouts in 16 starts for the Golden Eagles.
 
Left-handed pitcher Colton Harlow was selected in the 30th round with the 906th overall pick … the 5-foot-10, 160-pound senior out of James Madison University went 4-5 with a 4.30 ERA (75.1 IP, 36 ER), 28 walks and 59 strikeouts in 14 appearances, 13 starts, in 2018 … in 2017, the Mount Jackson, Va., native was named the Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 13) after tossing a complete game with 15 strikeouts March 10, 2017 vs. Coppin State.
 
The Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Joel Condreay, a senior at Whitworth College, with the 936th pick in the 31st round … primarily an infielder at Whitworth, the 6-foot-3, 185-pound native of Renton, Wash., tossed just 2.2 innings in four years at Whitworth … as a hitter, he batted .355 (44-for-124) with 16 doubles and two home runs.
 
Left-handed pitcher Reagan Todd, a senior at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colo., was selected in the 32nd round, 966th overall … the Centennial, Colo., native and graduate of Regis Jesuit High School went 7-2 with a 3.60 ERA (80.0 IP, 32 ER), 39 walks and 85 strikeouts in 14 appearances, 13 starts for the Mavericks in 2018.
 
Nick Pogue, a right-handed pitcher at Eau Gallie (Fla.) High School was selected in the 33rd round, 996th overall … the 6-foot-5, 215-pound native of Melbourne, Fla., and University of Florida commit was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Second-Team All-American and Florida Region First-Team All-American.
 
Shortstop Jake Moberg, from Vista Murrieta High School in California, was selected in the 34th round, 1026th overall … the 6-foot-1, 175-pound UCLA commit batted .267 with two home runs his senior season in 2018 and .365 with three home runs as a junior …. was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Third-Team All-American and California Region First-Team All-American.
 
Sean Mullen, a right-handed pitcher from Stockdale High School in Brentwood, Calif., was selected in the 35th round, 1056th overall … the 6-foot-2, 185-pound UCLA commit was named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American … went 8-1 with a 1.30 ERA with Stockdale.
 
Shortstop Cayden Zimmerman, from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., was selected in the 36th round, 1086th overall … the Air Force Academy commit batted .371 with 23 runs, seven double and four triples in 19 games … the 5-foot-11, 165-pound member of the Colorado Rockies Scout Team was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American.
 
Easton McMurray, a left-handed pitcher from Liberty High School in Brentwood, Calif., was selected in the 37th round, 1116th overall … the 6-foot-4, 198-pound LSU commit only made four appearances this season but went 6-1 with a 0.52 ERA in seven starts as a junior in 2017.
 
The Rockies selected Kumar Rocker, a right-handed pitcher from North Oconee High School in Bogart, Ga., was selected in the 38th round, 1146th overall … ranked the 23rd overall prospect in the draft by MLB.com, the 6-foot-4, 235-pounder is committed to play baseball at Vanderbilt … the son of former NFL defensive lineman Tracy Rocker was named a Rawlings-Perfect Game First-Team All-American.
 
Isaiah Thomas, an outfielder at The Benjamin School in Palm Beach, Fla., was selected 117th overall in the 39th round … the 6-foot-2, 192-pounder hit .485 with 11 doubles, eight home runs and 34 RBI in 29 games his senior season in 2018 … the Vanderbilt commit was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Third-Team All-American.
 
With their final selection in the 40th round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, the Rockies selected catcher Brett Auerbach from Saddleback Community College in Mission Viejo, Calif. … in 47 games with the Gauchos in 2018, the 5-foot-9, 180pound sophomore from Orange County, Calif., batted .362 with two home runs, 36 RBI and 26 stolen bases.

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. - The Colorado Rockies concluded the final day of Major League Baseball's 2018 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, selecting 30 players in rounds 11 through 40. Of the 30 picks today, the Rockies selected 16 pitchers and 14 position players.
 
After selecting high school first baseman Grant Lavigne with the 42nd overall pick, the Rockies did not select a high school player until the 33rd round of the draft. Colorado selected two players originally from Colorado, sixth round pick Nico Decolati, who was born in Boulder but raised in Las Vegas, Nev., and shortstop Cayden Zimmerman from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch. They also selected two players from colleges in Colorado: Zach Hall, an outfielder from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and left-handed pitcher Reagan Todd from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction., Colo.
 
Overall, across the three days of the draft, the Rockies selected 33 players from the college ranks and eight high school players.
 
Colorado selected 22 pitchers (13 right-handers, nine left-handers), six outfielders, four shortstops, three catchers, two second basemen, two third basemen, one first baseman and one infielder.
 
Below is a pick-by-pick breakdown of the Rockies' Wednesday selections:
 
With the 336th overall pick in the 11th round, the Rockies selected left-handed pitcher PJ Poulin, a junior at the University of Connecticut … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder went 6-2 with a 3.26 ERA (49.2 IP, 18 ER), 20 walks and 60 strikeouts in 31 games, including one start, for the Huskies in 2018 … the Marion, Mass., native went 3-1 with a 1.27 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 28.1 innings across 17 appearances in the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2017.
 
Infielder Kyle Datres, a junior from the University of North Carolina, was selected in the 12th round with the 366th overall pick … a three-year starter at third base for the Tar Heels, Datres has batted .343 (83-for-242) with 15 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 34 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 2018, guiding his club to a Super Regional vs. Stetson University beginning on Friday …  the 6-foot, 180-pound native of Williamsport, Pa., was the runner-up for Mr. Pennsylvania football as a quarterback for Loyalsock Township High School.
 
Right-handed pitcher Rayne Supple, a junior from Wake Forest University, was selected in the 13th round with the 396th overall pick … the 6-foot-3, 185-pound closer made 27 relief appearances for the Demon Deacons in 2018 and went 5-2 with eight saves, a 2.11 ERA (47.0 IP, 11 ER), 32 walks and 55 strikeouts … the Shelburne, Vt. Native was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 38th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, becoming the first Vermont high school player to be drafted since 2002.
 
The Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Will Tribucher, a junior at the University of Michigan, with the 426th overall pick in the 14th round … the 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of San Clemente, Calif., went 4-4 with a 3.44 ERA (36.2 IP, 14 ER), 21 walks and 43 strikeouts in 22 appearances, one start, for the Wolverines in 2018.
 
Coco Montes, a shortstop from the University of South Florida, was selected in the 15th round, 456th overall …  the 6-foot-1, 175-pound batted .331 (78-for-236) with 23 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 40 RBI and seven stolen bases in 57 games for the Bulls this season … the Miami, Fla., native was originally selected by the Washington Nationals in the 35th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft.
 
Right-handed pitcher Boby Johnson, a junior from Bradley University, was selected in the 16th round with the 486th overall pick … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder made 24 appearances, one start, for Bradley in 2018 and went 4-2 with a 3.93 ERA (50.1 IP, 22 ER), 18 walks and 47 strikeouts … the Miller, Mo., native previously attended Fort Scott (Ks.) Community College.
 
Third baseman Reese Berberet from Long Beach Community College in the 17th round with the 516th overall pick … the 6-foot-3, 215-pound sophomore batted .340 (55-for-162) with 10 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 43 RBI in 40 games played this season … the Fallbrook, Calif., native was named All-South Coast Conference for the second consecutive season after leading the state in home runs.
 
Right-handed pitcher Shelby Lackey, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound redshirt sophomore from Pacific University, was selected in the 18th round with the 546th overall pick … the Linden, Calif., native went 6-3 with a 3.48 ERA (88.0 IP, 34 ER), 23 walks and 87 strikeouts in 18 appearances, 13 starts for the Tigers … he earned All-West Coast Conference honors after finishing in the top 10 in the conference in innings pitched, strikeouts and wins.
 
Outfielder Zach Hall, a senior from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, was selected in the 19th round with the 576th overall pick … the 6-foot, 195-pound left-handed hitter batted .317 (57-for-180) with 11 doubles, 20 home runs and 60 RBI for the Tigers in 2018 … a native of Granite Bay, Calif., Hall was named First-Team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and was awarded an RMAC Gold Glove.
 
Luke Morgan, a center fielder from the College of Charleston, was selected in the 20th round, 606th overall … the right-handed hitting senior batted .326 (73-for-224) with 11 doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 28 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 55 games for Charleston this season, earning All-Colonial Athletic Conference First-Team honors … the New Lenox, Ill., native previously spent time at Iowa Western Community College, where he hit .399 and was named to the All-State and All-District Teams in 2016.
 
Infielder Hunter Stovall, a junior from Mississippi State University, was selected in the 21st round, 636th overall … the 5-foot-8, 170-pound junior batted .315 (79-for-251) with 15 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 27 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 61 games … the Diamond Dawgs will travel to Vanderbilt on Friday for their third consecutive Super Regional.
 
Catcher Jacob Barnwell, a junior from Ohio State University, was selected in the 22nd round, 666th overall … the Catlettsburg, Ky., native batted .261 (49-for-188) with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs, 27 RBI and five stolen bases … the 5-foot-10, 170-pound right-hander was on the Watch List for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the top catcher in the collegiate ranks … is the second Ohio State player to be drafted by the Rockies after right-handed pitcher Ryan Feltner was selected in the fourth round.
 
Left-handed pitcher Colten Schmidt, a left-handed pitcher from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, was selected in the 23rd round, 696th overall … the 6-foot, 175-pound senior went 7-0 with a 2.45 ERA (106.1 IP, 29 ER), nine walks and 90 strikeouts in 16 appearances, 15 starts, for the Ragin' Cajuns in 2018 … the LaPorte, Texas native was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year as well as a Collegiate Baseball Second-Team All-American.
 
Right-handed pitcher Trent Fennell from Barton College was selected in the 24th round, 726th overall … the 6-foot-5, 205-pound senior went 6-5 with two complete games, a 5.24 ERA (68.2 IP, 40 ER), 30 walks and 99 strikeouts in 13 appearances, 12 starts …. The Dunn, N.C., native was selected as a member of the Conference Carolinas All-Conference First-Team in 2017 after setting the Barton single-season record with 98 strikeouts in 85.1 innings pitched.
 
The Rockies selected Robert Metz, a second baseman from George Washington University, with the 756th pick in the 25th round … the 5-foot-10, 185-pound senior batted .309 (75-for-243) with 18 doubles, four home runs, 42 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 58 games in 2018 … the Poolesville, Md., native was named to the All-Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second-Team, his second consecutive year garnering Second-Team honors.
 
Outfielder William Golsan from the University of Mississippi was selected in the 26th round, the 786th overall pick … the senior from Columbus, Miss., batted .304 (75-for-247) with 13 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 48 RBI and five stolen bases in 65 games with Ole Miss this season … the 6-foot-1, 185-pounder joins first-round selection Ryan Rolison as Rockies selections from Ole Miss.
 
Eric Hepple, a right-handed pitcher from the University of Central Florida, was selected in the 27th round with the 816th overall pick … the 6-foot, 218-pound Coral Springs, Fla., native made 28 relief appearances for the Golden Knights in 2018 and went 1-2 with a 4.41 ERA (34.2 IP, 17 ER), 14 walks and 42 strikeouts.
 
With the 846th pick in the 28th round the Rockies selected third baseman John Cresto, a junior out of Santa Clara University … the 6-foot-3, 210-pound right-handed hitter, batted .222 (39-for-176) with 10 home runs and 24 RBI in 44 games in 2018 … in 2017, the Encinitas, Calif., native was an All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention after batting .307 with 12 home runs.
 
Left-handed pitcher Miguel Ausua, a senior at Oral Roberts University, was selected in the 29th round with the 876th overall pick … the Penuelas, P.R., native was selected as the Summit League Pitcher of the Year after going 8-2 with a 3.67 ERA (90.2 IP, 37 ER), 34 walks and 69 strikeouts in 16 starts for the Golden Eagles.
 
Left-handed pitcher Colton Harlow was selected in the 30th round with the 906th overall pick … the 5-foot-10, 160-pound senior out of James Madison University went 4-5 with a 4.30 ERA (75.1 IP, 36 ER), 28 walks and 59 strikeouts in 14 appearances, 13 starts, in 2018 … in 2017, the Mount Jackson, Va., native was named the Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 13) after tossing a complete game with 15 strikeouts March 10, 2017 vs. Coppin State.
 
The Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Joel Condreay, a senior at Whitworth College, with the 936th pick in the 31st round … primarily an infielder at Whitworth, the 6-foot-3, 185-pound native of Renton, Wash., tossed just 2.2 innings in four years at Whitworth … as a hitter, he batted .355 (44-for-124) with 16 doubles and two home runs.
 
Left-handed pitcher Reagan Todd, a senior at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colo., was selected in the 32nd round, 966th overall … the Centennial, Colo., native and graduate of Regis Jesuit High School went 7-2 with a 3.60 ERA (80.0 IP, 32 ER), 39 walks and 85 strikeouts in 14 appearances, 13 starts for the Mavericks in 2018.
 
Nick Pogue, a right-handed pitcher at Eau Gallie (Fla.) High School was selected in the 33rd round, 996th overall … the 6-foot-5, 215-pound native of Melbourne, Fla., and University of Florida commit was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Second-Team All-American and Florida Region First-Team All-American.
 
Shortstop Jake Moberg, from Vista Murrieta High School in California, was selected in the 34th round, 1026th overall … the 6-foot-1, 175-pound UCLA commit batted .267 with two home runs his senior season in 2018 and .365 with three home runs as a junior …. was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Third-Team All-American and California Region First-Team All-American.
 
Sean Mullen, a right-handed pitcher from Stockdale High School in Brentwood, Calif., was selected in the 35th round, 1056th overall … the 6-foot-2, 185-pound UCLA commit was named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American … went 8-1 with a 1.30 ERA with Stockdale.
 
Shortstop Cayden Zimmerman, from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., was selected in the 36th round, 1086th overall … the Air Force Academy commit batted .371 with 23 runs, seven double and four triples in 19 games … the 5-foot-11, 165-pound member of the Colorado Rockies Scout Team was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American.
 
Easton McMurray, a left-handed pitcher from Liberty High School in Brentwood, Calif., was selected in the 37th round, 1116th overall … the 6-foot-4, 198-pound LSU commit only made four appearances this season but went 6-1 with a 0.52 ERA in seven starts as a junior in 2017.
 
The Rockies selected Kumar Rocker, a right-handed pitcher from North Oconee High School in Bogart, Ga., was selected in the 38th round, 1146th overall … ranked the 23rd overall prospect in the draft by MLB.com, the 6-foot-4, 235-pounder is committed to play baseball at Vanderbilt … the son of former NFL defensive lineman Tracy Rocker was named a Rawlings-Perfect Game First-Team All-American.
 
Isaiah Thomas, an outfielder at The Benjamin School in Palm Beach, Fla., was selected 117th overall in the 39th round … the 6-foot-2, 192-pounder hit .485 with 11 doubles, eight home runs and 34 RBI in 29 games his senior season in 2018 … the Vanderbilt commit was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Third-Team All-American.
 
With their final selection in the 40th round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, the Rockies selected catcher Brett Auerbach from Saddleback Community College in Mission Viejo, Calif. … in 47 games with the Gauchos in 2018, the 5-foot-9, 180pound sophomore from Orange County, Calif., batted .362 with two home runs, 36 RBI and 26 stolen bases.

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Colorado Rockies select left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison as the 22nd overall pick in the 2018 Draft

SCOTTSDALE - With the 22nd overall pick in the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison out of the University of Mississippi.
 
The 20-year-old sophomore has gone 10-4 with a 3.70 ERA (97.1 IP, 40 ER), 88 hits, 45 walks and 120 strikeouts for Ole Miss this season, guiding them to a NCAA Regional. He was originally selected by the San Diego Padres in the 37th round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft but elected to play at Ole Miss, where he earned Freshman All-American honors in 2017.
 
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound native of Jackson, Tenn., joins Drew Pomeranz, who was selected by the Cleveland Indians with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, as the only pitchers to be drafted in the first round in school history.
 
Rolison is the seventh left-handed pitcher to be selected by the Rockies in the first round, joining Kyle Freeland (2014), Tyler Anderson (2011), Tyler Matzek (2009), Christian Friedrich (2008), Jeff Francis (2002) and Doug Million (1994). This is the 20th time in franchise history that the Rockies have selected a pitcher in the first round, the 10th time they have selected a college pitcher with their first overall pick.
 
The Rockies have two more selections on this first day of the draft: the 42nd overall selection in the Competitive Balance Round A and the 76th overall selection as a compensation pick for losing reliever Greg Holland to free agency.

SCOTTSDALE - With the 22nd overall pick in the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison out of the University of Mississippi.
 
The 20-year-old sophomore has gone 10-4 with a 3.70 ERA (97.1 IP, 40 ER), 88 hits, 45 walks and 120 strikeouts for Ole Miss this season, guiding them to a NCAA Regional. He was originally selected by the San Diego Padres in the 37th round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft but elected to play at Ole Miss, where he earned Freshman All-American honors in 2017.
 
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound native of Jackson, Tenn., joins Drew Pomeranz, who was selected by the Cleveland Indians with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, as the only pitchers to be drafted in the first round in school history.
 
Rolison is the seventh left-handed pitcher to be selected by the Rockies in the first round, joining Kyle Freeland (2014), Tyler Anderson (2011), Tyler Matzek (2009), Christian Friedrich (2008), Jeff Francis (2002) and Doug Million (1994). This is the 20th time in franchise history that the Rockies have selected a pitcher in the first round, the 10th time they have selected a college pitcher with their first overall pick.
 
The Rockies have two more selections on this first day of the draft: the 42nd overall selection in the Competitive Balance Round A and the 76th overall selection as a compensation pick for losing reliever Greg Holland to free agency.

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Ramos named Cal League Player of the Month

Infielder continues stellar 2018, picks up monthly honor

Lancaster JetHawks infielder Roberto Ramos was named California League Player of the Month for May. Ramos is one of 10 players across Minor League Baseball to earn a monthly honor.

Ramos hit .345 and led the California League in home runs (9), RBI (23), extra-base hits (17), total bases (64) and slugging percentage (.762) in May. His 1.201 OPS ranked second in the circuit.

Lancaster JetHawks infielder Roberto Ramos was named California League Player of the Month for May. Ramos is one of 10 players across Minor League Baseball to earn a monthly honor.

Ramos hit .345 and led the California League in home runs (9), RBI (23), extra-base hits (17), total bases (64) and slugging percentage (.762) in May. His 1.201 OPS ranked second in the circuit.

He started the month with home runs in four-straight games and six of seven. Ramos hit in nine-straight games to begin May, and he recorded a hit in 18 of 24 games. He had eight multi-hit games.

Going into Tuesday, Ramos leads the league in home runs (14), RBI (38), slugging percentage (.643), extra-base hits (28) and OPS (1.041). He ranks ninth in hitting (.298), fifth in on-base percentage (.398) and third in total bases (108).

This is the second California League honor for Ramos this season. He was named the league's Player of the Week for his work April 30 - May 6. Ramos is the first JetHawk to be named Player of the Month since Brendan Rodgers last May.

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Colorado Rockies select eight players on MLB Draft's second day

Rockies draft eight collegiate players on draft's second day for second consecutive season

On the second day of Major League Baseball's 2018 First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected three right-handed pitchers, two outfielders, one catcher, one left-handed pitcher and one shortstop. For the second consecutive season, all eight of the Rockies' selections on the second day of the draft came from the college ranks.
 
Below is a pick-by-pick breakdown of the Rockies' Tuesday selections:
 
Shortstop Terrin Vavra, a junior from the University of Minnesota, was selected in the third round with the 96th overall pick … the left-handed hitter has batted .393 (84-for-214) with 54 runs, 13 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs, 59 RBI, 30 walks, 19 strikeouts and eight stolen bases in 56 games with the Golden Gophers this season … the Menomonie, Wisc., native was one of five finalists for the Brooks Wallace Award for the nation's top collegiate shortstop and was named First Team All-America by Baseball America … Minnesota will travel to Oregon State Friday for its first NCAA Super Regional since 1977 … is the son of current Minnesota Twins bench coach Joe Vavra … his two older brothers, Tanner and Trey, are currently in the Twins' Minor League system.
 
Right-handed pitcher Ryan Feltner, a junior from Ohio State University, was selected in the fourth round with the 126th overall pick … the 6-foot-4, 195-pounder went 5-5 with a 4.52 ERA (91.2 IP, 46 ER), 44 walks and 86 strikeouts in 17 appearances, 16 starts, for the Buckeyes … did not allow a run in 13 relief appearances (15.1 IP) in the Cape Cod League in 2017 while recording 15 strikeouts, earning the Outstanding Relief Pitcher award … a native of Hudson, Ohio, Feltner was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 25th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Walsh Jesuit High School, where he was named the 2015 Gatorade State Baseball Player of the Year.
 
The Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Jake Bird with the 156th overall pick in the fifth round out of UCLA … the 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior from Valencia, Calif., went 7-4 with a 2.18 ERA (111.2 IP, 27 ER), 33 walks and 61 strikeouts in 16 starts with the Bruins in 2018 … the senior was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference Team after leading the league with a 1.99 ERA and finishing third in the conference with 104.0 innings pitched.
 
Outfielder Nico Decolati, a junior from Loyola Marymount University, was selected in the sixth round with the 186th overall pick … the right-handed hitter batted .271 (56-for-207) with 38 runs, 12 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 21 RBI and eight stolen bases across 54 games for the Lions in 2018 … in 2017, as a member of the Orleans Firebirds in the Cape Cod Baseball League, the 6-foot-1, 215-pounder hit .311 (38-for-122) with five doubles, one home run, 12 RBI and three stolen bases in 32 games … the three-year starter was born in Boulder, Colo. but was raised and went to high school in Las Vegas, Nev. … his father, Christopher Decolati, played baseball at the University of Northern Colorado.
 
Andrew Quezada, a right-handed pitcher from Cal State Fullerton, was selected in the seventh round, 216th overall … the 20-year-old junior went 4-5 with three complete games, a 3.90 ERA (83.0 IP, 36 ER), 19 walks and 68 strikeouts in 14 starts for the Titans this season … Fullerton is scheduled to host the University of Washington in a NCAA Super Regional beginning on Friday … the Bellflower, Calif., native previously attended Cypress (Calif.) College where he recorded the school's first no-hitter and posted a 1.17 ERA as a sophomore in 2017.
 
With the 246th overall pick in the eighth round, the Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Nick Bush, a sophomore out of Louisiana State University … the 6-foot-1, 195-pounder went 1-1 with a 3.40 ERA (47.2 IP, 18 ER), 17 walks and 42 strikeouts in 24 appearances, five starts, for the Tigers in 2018 … the Leesburg, Ga., native redshirted in 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery, but returned in 2017 to go 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA, 19 walks and 22 strikeouts in 24 innings pitched.
 
Catcher Willie MacIver, a junior from the University of Washington, was selected in the ninth round with the 276th overall pick … the right-handed hitter has batted .246 (32-for-130) with five doubles, two home runs, 23 RBI and 15 walks in 36 games played with the Huskies … the Pleasant Hill, Calif., native has started a majority of his games at third base (29 starts) while also seeing time at first base and catcher … missed the beginning of the season after a hamate injury … was named a Cape Cod League All-Star in 2017 after hitting .272 with six doubles, two home runs, 17 RBI and 19 stolen bases … was named a Pac-12 Honorable Mention in 2017 after batting .292 (56-for-192) in 54 games.
 
Outfielder Cade Harris, from the University of Oklahoma, was selected in the 10th and final round of the second day of the draft, 306th overall … in 63 games with the Sooners, the Leona, Texas, native batted .274 (65-for-237) with 63 runs, 23 doubles, three triples, five home runs, 32 RBI, 66 walks and 11 stolen bases … the 6-foot-2, 195-pound junior finished second on the club in on-base percentage behind first-round draft pick Steele Walker, after leading the club with a .454 on-base percentage in 2017.
 
The Rockies made three selections yesterday on the first day of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, picking left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison in the first round (22nd overall), first baseman Grant Lavigne in the Competitive Balance Round A (42nd overall) and right-handed pitcher Mitchell Kilkenny with the 76th overall pick as compensation for losing reliver Greg Holland to free agency.
 
The draft will conclude Wednesday with rounds 11 through 40.

On the second day of Major League Baseball's 2018 First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected three right-handed pitchers, two outfielders, one catcher, one left-handed pitcher and one shortstop. For the second consecutive season, all eight of the Rockies' selections on the second day of the draft came from the college ranks.
 
Below is a pick-by-pick breakdown of the Rockies' Tuesday selections:
 
Shortstop Terrin Vavra, a junior from the University of Minnesota, was selected in the third round with the 96th overall pick … the left-handed hitter has batted .393 (84-for-214) with 54 runs, 13 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs, 59 RBI, 30 walks, 19 strikeouts and eight stolen bases in 56 games with the Golden Gophers this season … the Menomonie, Wisc., native was one of five finalists for the Brooks Wallace Award for the nation's top collegiate shortstop and was named First Team All-America by Baseball America … Minnesota will travel to Oregon State Friday for its first NCAA Super Regional since 1977 … is the son of current Minnesota Twins bench coach Joe Vavra … his two older brothers, Tanner and Trey, are currently in the Twins' Minor League system.
 
Right-handed pitcher Ryan Feltner, a junior from Ohio State University, was selected in the fourth round with the 126th overall pick … the 6-foot-4, 195-pounder went 5-5 with a 4.52 ERA (91.2 IP, 46 ER), 44 walks and 86 strikeouts in 17 appearances, 16 starts, for the Buckeyes … did not allow a run in 13 relief appearances (15.1 IP) in the Cape Cod League in 2017 while recording 15 strikeouts, earning the Outstanding Relief Pitcher award … a native of Hudson, Ohio, Feltner was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 25th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Walsh Jesuit High School, where he was named the 2015 Gatorade State Baseball Player of the Year.
 
The Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Jake Bird with the 156th overall pick in the fifth round out of UCLA … the 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior from Valencia, Calif., went 7-4 with a 2.18 ERA (111.2 IP, 27 ER), 33 walks and 61 strikeouts in 16 starts with the Bruins in 2018 … the senior was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference Team after leading the league with a 1.99 ERA and finishing third in the conference with 104.0 innings pitched.
 
Outfielder Nico Decolati, a junior from Loyola Marymount University, was selected in the sixth round with the 186th overall pick … the right-handed hitter batted .271 (56-for-207) with 38 runs, 12 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 21 RBI and eight stolen bases across 54 games for the Lions in 2018 … in 2017, as a member of the Orleans Firebirds in the Cape Cod Baseball League, the 6-foot-1, 215-pounder hit .311 (38-for-122) with five doubles, one home run, 12 RBI and three stolen bases in 32 games … the three-year starter was born in Boulder, Colo. but was raised and went to high school in Las Vegas, Nev. … his father, Christopher Decolati, played baseball at the University of Northern Colorado.
 
Andrew Quezada, a right-handed pitcher from Cal State Fullerton, was selected in the seventh round, 216th overall … the 20-year-old junior went 4-5 with three complete games, a 3.90 ERA (83.0 IP, 36 ER), 19 walks and 68 strikeouts in 14 starts for the Titans this season … Fullerton is scheduled to host the University of Washington in a NCAA Super Regional beginning on Friday … the Bellflower, Calif., native previously attended Cypress (Calif.) College where he recorded the school's first no-hitter and posted a 1.17 ERA as a sophomore in 2017.
 
With the 246th overall pick in the eighth round, the Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Nick Bush, a sophomore out of Louisiana State University … the 6-foot-1, 195-pounder went 1-1 with a 3.40 ERA (47.2 IP, 18 ER), 17 walks and 42 strikeouts in 24 appearances, five starts, for the Tigers in 2018 … the Leesburg, Ga., native redshirted in 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery, but returned in 2017 to go 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA, 19 walks and 22 strikeouts in 24 innings pitched.
 
Catcher Willie MacIver, a junior from the University of Washington, was selected in the ninth round with the 276th overall pick … the right-handed hitter has batted .246 (32-for-130) with five doubles, two home runs, 23 RBI and 15 walks in 36 games played with the Huskies … the Pleasant Hill, Calif., native has started a majority of his games at third base (29 starts) while also seeing time at first base and catcher … missed the beginning of the season after a hamate injury … was named a Cape Cod League All-Star in 2017 after hitting .272 with six doubles, two home runs, 17 RBI and 19 stolen bases … was named a Pac-12 Honorable Mention in 2017 after batting .292 (56-for-192) in 54 games.
 
Outfielder Cade Harris, from the University of Oklahoma, was selected in the 10th and final round of the second day of the draft, 306th overall … in 63 games with the Sooners, the Leona, Texas, native batted .274 (65-for-237) with 63 runs, 23 doubles, three triples, five home runs, 32 RBI, 66 walks and 11 stolen bases … the 6-foot-2, 195-pound junior finished second on the club in on-base percentage behind first-round draft pick Steele Walker, after leading the club with a .454 on-base percentage in 2017.
 
The Rockies made three selections yesterday on the first day of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, picking left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison in the first round (22nd overall), first baseman Grant Lavigne in the Competitive Balance Round A (42nd overall) and right-handed pitcher Mitchell Kilkenny with the 76th overall pick as compensation for losing reliver Greg Holland to free agency.
 
The draft will conclude Wednesday with rounds 11 through 40.

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Colorado Rockies recall outfielder Mike Tauchman from Triple-A Albuquerque

Infielder Daniel Castro optioned to Triple-A

The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that they have recalled outfielder Mike Tauchman from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned infielder Daniel Castro to Triple-A. 
 
•  Tauchman, 27, will be making his second stint on the Rockies' active roster after being optioned to Triple-A on April 22 … made his first career Opening Day roster and went 1-for-23 with two runs, three walks, 11 strikeouts and a stolen base across 15 games, five starts (three in center field, two in left field) over his first stint with Colorado … has batted .385 (60-for-156) with 37 runs, 12 doubles, three triples, nine home runs, 35 RBI, 15 walks, 23 strikeouts and seven stolen bases across 39 games with the Isotopes … was honored as the Player of the Week (May 14-20) for batting .417 (10-for-24) while leading the circuit with eight runs scored, 27 total bases, five home runs and a 1.125 slugging percentage in six games … was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Month for May, leading the PCL with 44 hits, 31 runs scored and 81 total bases … finished the month second in the league with a .379 batting average, 19 total bases, .698 slugging percentage, 1.125 OPS and was tied for second with 24 RBI … the Palatine, Ill., native made his Major League debut on June 27, 2017 at San Francisco and has batted .140 (7-for-50) with four runs, one triple, two RBI, eight walks, 21 strikeouts and two stolen bases across 46 games across parts of two seasons with the Rockies.

•  Castro, 25, was on his first stint on the Rockies' active roster … went 8-for-46 (.174) with two runs, one home run, one double, six RBI and seven strikeouts across 18 games, 13 starts (12 at second base, one at shortstop) since the recall … originally signed by Colorado as a Minor League free agent on Nov. 21, 2016, he last appeared in the Major Leagues in 2016 with Atlanta, where he played 47 games and batted .200 (26-for-130) with eight runs scored, one double, seven RBI, one stolen base, seven walks and 24 strikeouts … the Guaymas, Mexico native made his Major League debut on June 17, 2015 vs. Boston Red Sox and has batted . 210 (57-for-272) with 24 runs, four doubles, one triple, three home runs, 18 RBI, 11 walks, 46 strikeouts and one stolen base over 98 games with the Braves and Rockies. 
 
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that they have recalled outfielder Mike Tauchman from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned infielder Daniel Castro to Triple-A. 
 
•  Tauchman, 27, will be making his second stint on the Rockies' active roster after being optioned to Triple-A on April 22 … made his first career Opening Day roster and went 1-for-23 with two runs, three walks, 11 strikeouts and a stolen base across 15 games, five starts (three in center field, two in left field) over his first stint with Colorado … has batted .385 (60-for-156) with 37 runs, 12 doubles, three triples, nine home runs, 35 RBI, 15 walks, 23 strikeouts and seven stolen bases across 39 games with the Isotopes … was honored as the Player of the Week (May 14-20) for batting .417 (10-for-24) while leading the circuit with eight runs scored, 27 total bases, five home runs and a 1.125 slugging percentage in six games … was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Month for May, leading the PCL with 44 hits, 31 runs scored and 81 total bases … finished the month second in the league with a .379 batting average, 19 total bases, .698 slugging percentage, 1.125 OPS and was tied for second with 24 RBI … the Palatine, Ill., native made his Major League debut on June 27, 2017 at San Francisco and has batted .140 (7-for-50) with four runs, one triple, two RBI, eight walks, 21 strikeouts and two stolen bases across 46 games across parts of two seasons with the Rockies.

•  Castro, 25, was on his first stint on the Rockies' active roster … went 8-for-46 (.174) with two runs, one home run, one double, six RBI and seven strikeouts across 18 games, 13 starts (12 at second base, one at shortstop) since the recall … originally signed by Colorado as a Minor League free agent on Nov. 21, 2016, he last appeared in the Major Leagues in 2016 with Atlanta, where he played 47 games and batted .200 (26-for-130) with eight runs scored, one double, seven RBI, one stolen base, seven walks and 24 strikeouts … the Guaymas, Mexico native made his Major League debut on June 17, 2015 vs. Boston Red Sox and has batted . 210 (57-for-272) with 24 runs, four doubles, one triple, three home runs, 18 RBI, 11 walks, 46 strikeouts and one stolen base over 98 games with the Braves and Rockies. 
 
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies select first baseman Grant Lavigne with the 42nd overall pick in Competitive Balance Round A; Select right-handed pitcher Mitchell Kilkenny with the 76th overall selection

With the 42nd overall pick in the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected first baseman Grant Lavigne from Bedford (N.H.) High School. Additionally, with the 76th overall selection as compensation for losing reliever Greg Holland to free agency, the Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Mitchell Kilkenny from Texas A&M University.
 
Lavigne, a left-handed hitter, has hit .588 with six home runs, 25 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 17 games with Bedford High School and was named the New Hampshire Gatorade Player of the Year, his second Player of the Year Award after also winning his sophomore season. 
 
The Wake Forest University commit was also named a Rawlings-Perfect Game Second Team All-American and was named to USA Today's American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Hampshire First Team.
 
The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder is the earliest draft pick in New Hampshire state history.
 
Kilkenny, a junior at Texas A&M, went 8-5 with a 3.34 ERA (97.0 IP, 36 ER), 24 walks and 92 strikeouts in 16 starts. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder was predominantly used as a reliever in 2017 when he went 3-3 with seven saves, a 3.56 ERA (55.2 IP, 22 ER), 18 walks and 56 strikeouts in 25 appearances, including five starts.
 
The Rockies had three selections on the first day of MLB's annual amateur draft. They selected left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison from the University of Mississippi as their first pick, 22nd overall, in the draft.
 
The draft will continue Tuesday with rounds three through 10, and will conclude Wednesday with rounds 11-40.

With the 42nd overall pick in the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected first baseman Grant Lavigne from Bedford (N.H.) High School. Additionally, with the 76th overall selection as compensation for losing reliever Greg Holland to free agency, the Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Mitchell Kilkenny from Texas A&M University.
 
Lavigne, a left-handed hitter, has hit .588 with six home runs, 25 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 17 games with Bedford High School and was named the New Hampshire Gatorade Player of the Year, his second Player of the Year Award after also winning his sophomore season. 
 
The Wake Forest University commit was also named a Rawlings-Perfect Game Second Team All-American and was named to USA Today's American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Hampshire First Team.
 
The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder is the earliest draft pick in New Hampshire state history.
 
Kilkenny, a junior at Texas A&M, went 8-5 with a 3.34 ERA (97.0 IP, 36 ER), 24 walks and 92 strikeouts in 16 starts. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder was predominantly used as a reliever in 2017 when he went 3-3 with seven saves, a 3.56 ERA (55.2 IP, 22 ER), 18 walks and 56 strikeouts in 25 appearances, including five starts.
 
The Rockies had three selections on the first day of MLB's annual amateur draft. They selected left-handed pitcher Ryan Rolison from the University of Mississippi as their first pick, 22nd overall, in the draft.
 
The draft will continue Tuesday with rounds three through 10, and will conclude Wednesday with rounds 11-40.

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