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With billions of dollars in revenue lost by Major League Baseball and a collective bargaining agreement set to expire following 2021, sweeping changes throughout the sport loom large over the next 12 months. Somewhat coincidentally and entirely unfortunate, MLB is preparing to make grand changes to the landscape of Minor League Baseball, taking over the operation of the minors in…

On Wednesday, Major League Baseball released the rosters for the six-team Arizona Fall League, the premier extended-season league for all 30 MLB team’s top prospects.  The Salt River Rafters have six Colorado Rockies representatives so far, with room for two more pitchers to eventually be added.  Only 1B Roberto Ramos is at Triple-A, while the other five players are…...

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After a promising four-game winning streak from August 14-18 coming mostly against the National League’s worst club, Colorado has been on the road where they’ve lost six of seven, including a four-game sweep courtesy of the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals.  Sitting at 58-73 on the season, the Rockies have the third-worst record in the Senior Circuit and the…...

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With apologies to Rookie level teams Boise and Grand Junction who begin their season after the MLB Draft in June, Thursday marks the first game of the season for four of the Rockies’ minor league affiliates on what Minor League Baseball calls Opening Night. Albuquerque Isotopes (AAA) The most interesting team in the organization is easily the Triple-A club as…...

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DENVER – The biggest coaching question this offseason for the Colorado Rockies was centered on Duane Espy’s replacement after his three-year stint as hitting coach. Once Dave Magadan, a veteran of sixteen seasons as a player and seventeen more as a hitting coach, was selected in mid-December, the remaining interest dealt with coaches of the organizations younger players. Since then,…...

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SCOTTSDALE – As a 6’5” outfielder with an impressive combination of speed and power, it seems hard to believe that some scouts didn’t believe Sam Hilliard could make it as a hitter. After four progressive seasons in the Rockies organization, featuring All-Star selections each of the past three years, including this season where he was the runner-up in the Double-A…...

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Colorado Rockies catching prospect Dom Nunez has a monstrous second half in 2015 and talked with BSN about the adjustment he made to make it happen and what he is working on now to push himself into becoming one of the highest rated prospects in all of baseball.

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Franklin Morales couldn’t help the Rockies score runs on Saturday. Every game counts. Baseball purists will talk about how important every game is in a 162 game season. They will point to several seasons in which it came down to the final game, and even on occasion the 163rd game in order to sort it all out. Don’t tell a…...

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