Terry Shumpert


Spring Training may be delayed, but that hasn’t stopped Evan Lang from cranking out great content on Rockies’ great utility men like Terry Shumpert and Garrett Hampson. The scribe from Purple Row breaks down the value of minor league pitchers Nate Griep and Taylor Ahearn before jumping into another game of Taco’s Or Tears. “Terry Shumpert was the ultimate Rockies…

Rockies fans fondly remember Yorvit Torrealba as the catcher who helped lead Colorado throughout the 2007 season and hit .500 in the playoffs on the way to the club’s first and only World Series. As a 13-year veteran in major league baseball, the Venezuelan-born backstop has been a valuable member to several contending organizations during his time, including five postseason teams and two appearances in the Fall Classic. So respected within the baseball community, his son, outfielder Yorvis Torrealba, would be a 20th Rd selection by the Rockies in the 2019 MLB Draft. On this day in 2008, Torrealba helped tie a franchise record for the most runners thrown out (3) in a game during a 13-inning affair against the…