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Justin Wick of Purple Row gives us some insight from the Arizona Fall League on the success Zac Veen has been having this month. What is importance of the AFL? And is Nolan Arenado or Larry Walker a better comparison for the 20-year-old outfielder? We also dive into the history of the Arizona Fall League and dive into some of…

Friday, Nov. 19 marked another important day in the future of the Colorado Rockies. The franchise added three players to their 40-man roster, bringing the total to 39 players, while witnessing the end to another successful season for their prospects in the Arizona Fall League. LHP Ryan Rolison, RHP Noah Davis and SS Ezequiel Tovar had their contracts selected and...

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On Wednesday, the rosters for one of the most elite All-Star Games for prospects was announced and the Colorado Rockies are represented by at least two players. OF Ryan Vilade and LHP Reagan Todd of the Salt River Rafters were announced as participants for the Fall Stars Game. 1B Michael Toglia is part of the Final 2 Vote, which can...

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The finishing school known as the Arizona Fall League (AFL) is in full gear in the Phoenix metro area and the Colorado Rockies have an interesting bunch of prospects looking to become the future faces of the franchise. After the cancellation of the entire Minor League season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AFL returns for its 29th season of...

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Justin Wick is on the scene in Phoenix covering the Arizona Fall League and he’s got the first look on the Rockies’ eight participating prospects. Michael Toglia is stealing the show so far and the four pitchers have been quite good as well. One prospect – the only left-hander on the Salt River Rafters – may be the most intriguing of the bunch. Plus, an interesting and fitting tribute we may see in the coming season at Coors Field. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Examining the 2021 Arizona Fall League rosters illuminates some intriguing Colorado Rockies prospects suiting up for the Salt River Rafters. All eyes will be on SS Ezequiel Tovar and 1B Michael Toglia, but one interesting story looms large on the roster. Plenty of former Rockies are scattered around MLB like never before and several will be making appearances this October. It may even surprise you to hear a few names who could end up winning a World Series ring if everything goes their way. Host Patrick Lyons shares his predictions on the American and National League representatives as well as the historical significance should things play out that way.

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 currently...

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DENVER –  On Saturday in Scottsdale, two teams comprised of the brightest stars of tomorrow representing five major league organizations apiece faced off in the late autumn classic known as the Arizona Fall League Championship Game. Starting at third base and batting second for the East Division Champs, the Salt River Rafters, was a player whose name had been unfamiliar to – and overlooked by – many fans at the start of the season. He is a player that has risen to prominence through his unique combination of work ethic and, as some could say, deep-rooted genetic gifts. He is Josh Fuentes and he’s ready. His journey is fit for the best Hollywood scripts, especially if he continues down his…

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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