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2017 Field Staff


Scott Little (2nd Season, 1st as Manager)

Scott Little starts his second season with the Rockies organization (and second in the Treasure Valley, serving as Hitting Coach in 2016) after serving as an amateur scout for the Los Angeles Dodgers for the previous seven years. Little has coached and managed in the Minor Leagues for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals and Texas Rangers. Scott also played professionally for eight seasons in the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations.


Mike Devereaux (1st Season)

Mike Devereaux begins his sixth season in the Rockies organization, last season serving as the Asheville Tourists (South Atlantic League, Single A) Hitting Coach. The Casper, WY native played 12 seasons in the major leagues with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves, and Texas Rangers. With the Braves in 1995, Devereaux was named Most Valuable Player of the National League Championship Series.


Robinson Cancel (1st Season)

Robinson Cancel begins his first season in the Rockies organization as Coach. During his playing career, Cancel shared time with the Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, and Houston Astros. Cancel spent the 2015 season as the Manager for the Golf Coast League Braves (Atlanta Braves.)


Bob Apodaca (1st Season)

Bob Apodaca enters his 45th year overall in professional baseball, this his first in Boise. Last season, Apodaca was with Colorado in his fourth year as the Assistant Pitching Coordinator. From 2003 to 2012, Apodaca served as the Rockies Pitching Coach. Apodaca spent 30 years in the New York Mets system, serving as New York Mets Pitching Coach from 1996 to 1999.


Fred Nelson (3rd Season)

Fred Nelson returns to Boise for his third season (fifth with the Rockies) as a supervisor of development after spending 27 seasons in the Houston Astros organization, most recently as Director of Player Development. Nelson managed three seasons at Short-Season Niagara Falls from 1982 to 1984, served as head coach at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis (1973 to 1975), and head baseball coach at Scottsdale Community College (1975 to 1984).


Mickey Clarizio (3nd Season)

Mickey Clarizio came out of retirement in 2012 and accepted a position with the MLB's international development program. He spent two years developing the game of baseball in high schools throughout China before returning to the United States and accepting the trainer position with the Boise Hawks in 2015.