Aaron Schunk


The offseason is in full force and it’s time to examine the Rockies roster next going into 2023. What would the starting lineup look like with a healthy Kris Bryant? How will the rotation fare with Ureña back? And does Colorado have enough relievers to survive a season? Plus, the hype on Zac Veen grows even higher, making sense of…

Can the Rockies afford another starting pitcher making more than $10 million? What if it’s homegrown Kyle Freeland? Kenneth Weber of Purple Row breaks down the latest with Colorado’s roster as well as their farm system in 2022. “Finding a comp for a Kyle Freeland extension” by Kenneth Weber “Three Rockies prospects who could rebound in 2022” by Kenneth Weber DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

The biggest indicator of future success for the Colorado Rockies will weigh heavily on this group of 1st and 2nd round selections, as all are aged 22-23. None of these four have played above A-ball, two have 40 or so games from short-season ball, and one is among the smallest group of draftees in the history of baseball. (Thanks, COVID-19.) There’s a good chance throughout the 2021 MiLB season – scheduled to begin on May 4th across the Rockies’ four affiliates – you’ll be seeing the names below on a nearly nightly basis string together multi-hit performances and smile-inducing statistics. Purple Prospects Week Purple Prospects #21-33 Purple Prospects #11-20 Purple Prospects #7-10 Saturday, March 27: #1-2 #6 – SP Chris…

While it may be premature to think about the next Todd Helton, Troy Tulowitzki or Jon Gray plying his trade at some university, junior college or high school next spring, Vice President and Head of Scouting Bill Schmidt is hard at work with his staff getting eyes on the future Rockies players. “We’ve still got nine months to go,” Schmidt...

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