End of April Farm Report

I have been working on this post for the past two weeks or so, following games on-line and radio to see how our top arms that can help us this year or next (i.e., AA or AAA) are doing. I have picked just the top seven names based on last year’s results. The inclusion of … Continued

Tyler Matzek

This is an (copied/pasted article written by Bernie Pleskoff who is a very knowledgeable scout. He has been a scout for MLB professional clubs and I follow him on Twitter. In the dead of the winter, I’m looking for some rays of hope. ***************************************************************************************************************************** When Tyler Matzek was selected as the No. 11 overall pick … Continued

Which Road Do the Rockies Take?

The Colorado Rockies are currently 41-42 and two games behind Arizona. Our expectations went from “develop players for 2014” to “win now” as we flip the calender to July. Every team in the NL West has scuffled over prolonged periods at one time or another. The fact that the Rockies have outperformed expectations have given … Continued

Minor Surprises – Friedrich/Frazier

The minor league baseball season is alomost ready to enter its second month of the season, and to say the Colorado Rockies four minor league teams are off to a good start is more than just an understatement. Even those Class A Modesto Nuts are starting to come around after a slow start to the … Continued

Minors & Lefty Starters 4/10!

Christian Friedrich allowed 2 hits over 7 1/3 innings against ina 2-0 win at Reno on Tuesday night.  He also stuck out 4 batters while only walking 1.  After two head scatching seasons, it seems the former #1 draft pick might just be figuring things out.  Edmer Escalona got his second save of the season, … Continued

Three Lefties start for Rox Minors

No MLB yesterday and several have posted pieces of last night’s games. So here is my brief recap of the Rockies Thursday night minor league action: Colorado Springs Sky Sox lost on the road to San Antonio 2-5. Christian Friedrich actually started out well but finished five innings with 6 hits, 4 earned runs, 2 … Continued