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While the Rockies waived and outrighted four players off the 40-man roster, there’s a chance a few move on to other organizations. Details on the entire history of the qualifying offer! Plus, Colorado may offer Trevor Story the $18.4 million QO, but will he accept it? The odds may surprise you when learning how this scenario has played out in…

Despite the lack of faith in Colorado’s farm system over the past few year, the crop of players in the 11-through 20 range have an opportunity to make tremendous leaps in the first minor league season since 2019. Only five players in this group have ever suited up for a Rockies’ affiliate as two come over in trades, two signed and sat out shortly before the pandemic and one was taken in the abbreviated 2020 MLB Draft. Purple Prospects Week Purple Prospects #21-33 Purple Prospects #7-10 Friday, March 26: #3-6 Saturday, March 27: #1-2 #20 – RP Tommy Doyle (40-Man Roster) Age: 24.9; Throws: Right Acquired: 2017 MLB Draft, 2nd Rd from University of Virginia As closer since his days…

After starting the 2020 MLB season like a lion, the Colorado Rockies finished like lambs. The 11-3 loss at the hands of the Arizona Diamondbacks wrapped up another series loss, the fourth in their last six series with their last victory coming against the Dodgers in Los Angeles at the beginning of the month. Kyle Freeland simply did not have his stuff on Sunday and, after bouncing back impressively from an awful 2019, should walk away from the season with more pride and assurance of his abilities. The DBacks jumped on Freeland early and the 2018 Cy Young Award contender was done by the third inning following 61 pitches. In his stead, a trio of rookies recorded the final 5.1…

The 2019 MLB Draft takes place this week, June 3-5. For three days, teams will make selections for 40 rounds, drafting over 1200 amateur players from high school and college. This year, the Rockies hold the 23rd pick after earning consecutive National League Wild Card and finishing with the ninth best record last season. Last year, Patrick Lyons and Rich Allen highlighting the Rockies’ haul in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. In a continuation of our MLB Draft series, let’s examine the 2017 edition. 2017 MLB Amateur Draft Rockies 1st Round Under GM Jeff Bridich’s second full season at the helm, the 2016 season gave the Rockies a glimpse of what-would-be in the coming years. Spending over $100MM on…

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