Interesting Prospect Talk from the Minors

COULD THIS BE THE O’DOWD (CHRIS) WHO REALLY MAKES THE ROCKIES A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM? HOPE MAY LIE AMONG THE LESSER KNOWN PROSPECTS   RYAN CASTEEL PAT VALAIKA   TREVOR STORY COULD ONE OF THESE GUYS SOON BE THE ANSWER AT CATCHER, 2ND OR SUPER UTILITY? PERHAPS SOONER THAN WE THINK   With our eyes turned … Continued

An Off-day Post: What to know about Kraig Sitton

As the Rockies enjoy a nice off-day finally, not much to write about, aside from a Tyler Colvin sighting (he hit a homer for the Giants tonight to make it 1-1 going into  the 7th vs the Braves.  The Giants survived a killer Kershaw outing and won it with 3 runs in the 10th to … Continued

A Weekend Treat – Video of AA and AAA Pitching Talent

Strange with the whole internet thing and DirectTV and IEverything that most of us still have not had the chance to see a single pitch by our group of future young studs (we hope) on the mound. So for your viewing pleasure…. Daniel Winkler So first off, my personal favorite – Daniel Winkler. No, I … Continued

Has the Rockies’ Luck Changed for Good (with the draft at least)?

Growing up in Colorado I was beyond excited the day, over the school’s speakers I might add, that it was announced the Denver Broncos had traded for John Elway (it was May, and our principal was retiring, so he thought it was worth using the PA system). What I only learned when I was much … Continued

Early May Positional Player Prospect Publication

At the end of April I provided a quick look at our top pitching prospects at the AA and AAA levels. I focused on those high levels since that is where our top pitching prospects are located. Our positional prospects are located far more in the A levels or AA, so this report covers more … Continued

Good News for a Good Guy – Tyler Matzek

When I wrote the scouting update on our pitching prospects I gave the highest grade to Daniel Winkler, and interesting pitching prospect who has great secondary stuff to make his 93 mph fastball even better. But going back to 2009, when they drafted Tyler Matzek, and no one thought the “cheap old Rockies” would be … Continued