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Angel Chivilli highlights

July 24, 2024

Condon 'excited' to get to work after signing with Rockies

July 22, 2024

DENVER -- The Rockies signed all 21 of their draft picks Sunday, led by the No. 3 overall pick, Charlie Condon. Manager Bud Black described the mood around the organization as “jubilant” at being able to land the lauded college prospect, who Colorado didn’t think would be available by the

Rockies agree with No. 3 pick Condon on record-tying deal (source)

July 19, 2024

DENVER -- Rockies No. 3 overall pick Charlie Condon made history at the University of Georgia this past season, and now he's about to do it again as a draftee. Condon agreed to a deal with Colorado, a source told MLB, that includes a $9.25 million signing bonus, which matches

Rockies' mascot has a new fan in this Colorado Draft pick

July 16, 2024

DENVER -- Dinger, the Rockies’ head-spinning purple triceratops mascot, has a new fan in Cole Messina. If Messina, a catcher from the University of South Carolina, lives up to the attributes that led the Rockies to take him in the third round of the MLB Draft, Dinger just may like

Under tutelage of Rox legend, 2nd-round pick draws comparisons to current Rockie

July 15, 2024

DENVER -- University of Texas left-handed hitter Jared Thomas chose becoming a better hitter over where he landed on the MLB Draft prospect rankings. Thomas’ desire, his methods and the people who have been watching him all led to him being drafted in the second round, 42nd overall, by the

From passes to pitches: Rockies draft Brecht

July 15, 2024

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This Rockies pick left behind football in favor of the diamond

July 15, 2024

Unless you’re someone like Deion Sanders or Bo Jackson, even if you excel at multiple sports at a very high level, there usually comes a time where you have to give up one in order to excel at the other. Brody Brecht stretched it for as long as he could.

Get to know No. 38 Draft pick Brody Brecht

@bmags94
July 15, 2024

Brody Brecht has some of the best pure stuff of any pitcher in this year's Draft class. While his command could push him into a relief role at the next level, his big-time stuff has him profiling as a first-round pick. Here's what you need to know about the Rockies

Rockies show they value versatility on Day 1 of Draft

Team nabs OF/1B Condon (3rd pick), RHP Brecht (No. 38), 1B/OF Thomas (No. 42)
July 14, 2024

The Rockies went for proven collegiate power on Sunday by using the third overall pick of the 2024 MLB Draft to select Georgia corner bat Charlie Condon, who led all NCAA powers in home runs this season.

From biggest whiff to can’t miss: How Condon became a No. 3 pick

July 14, 2024

The question from a fellow coach in Marietta, Ga.’s 6-4-3 DP Athletics travel ball program piqued Paul Fletcher’s interest. “I’ve got this kid, and I think he can hit,” Fletcher remembers the coach saying. “What do you think?” So Fletcher ventured over to the field where a 17-year-old Charlie Condon

How will Rockies keep building through 2024 Draft?

July 12, 2024

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Top prospect refines skills for future Rox

July 8, 2024

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Gator bait: Thompson, Sproat both get to show out in first pro meeting

@JoeTrezz
July 4, 2024

As Sterlin Thompson rounded the bases after smacking a seventh-inning homer off Brandon Sproat, the highly touted right-hander gave his former Gators teammate a little nod. Sproat and Thompson played together at the University of Florida from 2021-22 before the Rockies selected Thompson 31st overall in the 2022 Draft and

Here are the Rockies' first half Minor League MVPs

June 28, 2024

This story was excerpted from Thomas Harding’s Rockies Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. After 65 standout games at Triple-A Albuquerque, Rockies outfielder Sam Hilliard relishes being a familiar face and a new guy at the same time.

Rox prospect proving himself one steal at a time

June 14, 2024

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Amador provides glimpse of potential in eventful MLB debut

June 9, 2024

ST. LOUIS -- Adael Amador dispensed with the waiting when he called his father on Saturday morning. Amador, an infielder just turning hot at Double-A Hartford, was heading to St. Louis for his Major League debut. “I didn’t even tell him that I had something to tell him,” Amador said

What to expect from Adael Amador in the Majors

June 8, 2024

Sometimes a prospect gets called up to the big leagues because the organization is hoping to catch lightning in a bottle with a red-hot player. And sometimes a prospect gets called up to the big leagues because an injury creates a hole and there aren't other viable options. When the

Rockies calling up No. 32 overall prospect Amador

@ByJasonFoster
June 8, 2024

The Rockies are calling up top prospect Adael Amador for his MLB debut, manager Bud Black said after Saturday's 6-5 win over the Cardinals. Amador, 21, who plays second base and shortstop, is the team's No. 1 prospect and the No. 32 prospect in baseball, according to MLB Pipeline. Second

This Rox prospect is falling in love with the routine of pro ball

May 31, 2024

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Rockies No. 4 prospect Beck sustains broken left hand on diving play 

May 26, 2024

DENVER -- Rockies rookie left fielder, and MLB Pipeline's No. 65 prospect, Jordan Beck left Saturday night’s game against the Phillies after sustaining a broken left hand on a reaching catch to end the first inning. The play saved a run in a game the Rockies led until the top

Rockies' Amador busts out with career day at Double-A

@RobTnova24
May 25, 2024

In a game that contained 29 runs on 33 hits -- including 13 for extra bases -- Adael Amador stood out among the rest on Saturday. The top Rockies prospect balled out for a career day for Double-A Hartford as he collected five knocks -- including a pair of dingers

Utley, Tucker? Why this Rox prospect is garnering lofty comparisons

@SamDykstraMiLB
May 24, 2024

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Beck homers again as adjustments pay off

May 18, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- Rookie Jordan Beck tipped his batting helmet toward cheering members of the Rockies bullpen. Those folks, and everyone else at Oracle Park, had just witnessed Beck’s second homer in as many days, over the center-field wall during Friday night's 10-5 loss to the Giants that snapped Colorado's

Dollander pairing his heater with an attention to detail

May 17, 2024

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Here are the top 11 switch-hitting prospects in the Minors

@benweinrib
May 14, 2024

In an era that places a premium on platoon advantages, switch-hitters can be the most versatile members of a lineup -- even if they've become increasingly hard to find. Over the past four seasons, the number of switch-hitting batters in the Majors has slowly ticked down from 10.7 percent in