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State of the System: Colorado Rockies

Vilade, Rolison working to be part of the future at Coors Field
@AndrewAtBatt
November 4, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021.

Gore, Castro lead Cal League All-Star rosters

Circuit's hottest pitcher, hitter invited to Inland Empire on June 18
June 7, 2019

The California League is one of Minor League Baseball's most notorious hitter-friendly circuits, but its most high-profile All-Star in 2019 is a player that toes the rubber.Lake Elsinore left-hander MacKenzie Gore, the No. 7 prospect in baseball, and Lancaster first baseman Luis Castro (Rockies) headline the 2019 California League All-Star

Rolison shines vs. Gore in Cal debut

Rockies No. 5 prospect bests second-ranked Padres counterpart
April 23, 2019

Ryan Rolison took an exhaustive coast-to-coast trek to the California League. When he arrived, he introduced himself to his new teammates in impressive fashion.Colorado's No. 5 prospect allowed two hits and struck out seven over six scoreless innings, outdueling second-ranked San Diego counterpartMacKenzie Gore in the process, but Class A

Rolison perfect in full-season debut

Rockies No. 6 prospect strikes out four over five innings
April 5, 2019

Ryan Rolison wasted no time making an impact for Class A Asheville, and he may have raised some eyebrows higher up in the Colorado organization.The sixth-ranked Rockies prospect was perfect in his full-season debut on Friday, striking out four over five innings, as the Tourists blanked Augusta, 5-0, at McCormick

Rockies Prospect Primer: Rodgers ready

Star shortstop on doorstep of Major Leagues as 2019 opens
March 21, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Brendan Rodgers, SSA

Fuentes, Golden shine in Rockies system

Dynamic offensive talent abounds in versatile Colorado ranks
October 17, 2018

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.For the first time in franchise history, the Rockies have reached the postseason in consecutive

Pioneer notes: Rolison comes out firing

Rockies first-rounder showing dominant form under innings limit
August 29, 2018

While Ryan Rolison was racking up 10 wins this spring for Ole Miss, he figured about the only thing missing was a changeup.Now the 6-foot-2 left-hander, Colorado's first-round pick in 2018, has found a circle change with the Grand Junction Rockies of the Rookie-level Pioneer League -- not that he's