Category Archives: Colorado Rockies

Scouting Report: Chad Bettis (RHP)

BLUF: Shoulder injury has slowed big-league ascent, but two plus-plus pitches allows for late-inning ceiling. The Player: Chad Bettis (RHP, Colorado Rockies) – Bettis was a second round pick of the Rockies in 2010 and debuted with a  1.07 ERA … Continue reading

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2013 Colorado Rockies Top 15 Prospects

The Rockies haven’t exactly had a healthy pipeline of high-end prospects heading to the big leagues in recent years, but that could change over the next 3-4 seasons as players like Trevor Story, David Dahl and Tyler Matzek reach their … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Rockies 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Colorado Rockies 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/28/11) Unlike my look back at the Indians Top 15 prospects from 2012, I really don’t have much heartburn when I review my 2012 Rockies list. Drew Pomeanz and Nolan Arenado were obvious at … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Will Swanner (C)

BLUF: Two potential plus offensive tools but no chance to stick behind the plate. The Player: Will Swanner (C, Colorado Rockies) – Drafted in the 15th round of the 2010 draft, the Rockies gave Swanner nearly $500,000 to sign out … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Trevor Story (SS)

BLUF: Good all-around player with high energy level that allows broad skill set to play up. The Player: Trevor Story (SS, Colorado Rockies) – The Rockies selected Story in the supplemental first round in 2011 and signed him quickly to … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League West

Arizona Diamondbacks I made no efforts to disguise my appreciation for the talents of first rounder Stryker Trahan, pushing him into the upper half of my Pre-Draft Top 35 rankings. Trahan has power potential and the athleticism to stick behind … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: National League West

With spring training well underway, prospects across baseball are beginning to make a name for themselves and position for big league call-ups later in the year. In this series I will tackle those prospects that I believe could make a … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Indians, Rockies Swap Right-Handers

The Cleveland Indians and Colorado Rockies completed a trade today, swapping right-handed pitchers. It is the second trade between the two clubs in the last six months, following on the heels of last July’s trade involving Ubaldo Jimenez and a … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Wilin Rosario (C)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Elite arm, defensive potential and plus power give Rosario a chance to be an above-average everyday catcher. The Player: Wilin Rosario (C, Colorado Rockies) – Signed by the Rockies in 2006 he came stateside immediately … Continue reading

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2012 Colorado Rockies Top 15 Prospects

The Rockies have added some talent to the system with the addition of their new top prospect Drew Pomeranz and that piles onto a solid crop of talent behind him. It’s not a stretch to believe the Rockies could have … Continue reading

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