New Haven Ravens


Long before Trevor Story (2016-present) occupied shortstop for the Colorado Rockies, there existed an era between that of Walt Weiss (1994-97) and Troy Tulowitzki (2007-15). Neifi Neftali Pérez (1998-2001) signed with Colorado as an international free agent at the age of 18 before his organization ever took the field in 1992. So long ago that he plied his trade in the minor leagues, most of the lower level cities he played are no longer in the business of baseball or operate under a drastically different name: Bend (OR) Rockies, Central Valley (CA) Rockies, New Haven (CT) Ravens, and Colorado Springs (CO) Sky Sox. During his tenure in Denver, Pérez appeared in all 162 games twice in his career (1998 and…