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Colorado Rockies Top 40 Prospects

Team Rank Name Last Name POS TEAM
1 Christian Friedrich , P , COL
2 Jhoulys Chacin , P , COL
3 Tyler Matzek , P , COL
4 Esmil Rogers , P , COL
5 Eric Young , 2B , COL
6 Tim Wheeler , OF , COL
7 Rex Brothers , P , COL
8 Charles Blackmon , OF , COL
9 Sam Deduno , P , COL
10 Ramoncito Garcia , P , COL
11 Chris Nelson , SS , COL
12 Cory Riordan , P , COL
13 Parker Frazier , P , COL
14 Casey Weathers , P , COL
15 Nolan Arenado , 3B , COL
16 Alving Mejias P COL
17 Delta Cleary , OF , COL
18 Kent Matthes , OF , COL
19 Hector Gomez , SS , COL
20 Wilin Rosario , C , COL
21 Darrin Holcomb , 3B , COL
22 Rosel Herrera , SS , COL
23 Ethan Hollingsworth , P , COL
24 Jordan Pacheco , C , COL
25 Rafael Ortega , OF , COL
26 Michael McKenry , C , COL
27 Chaz Roe , P , COL
28 Dan Houston , P , COL
29 Aaron Weatherford , P , COL
30 Jonathan Herrera , 2B , COL
31 Brandon Durden , P , COL
32 Adam Jorgenson , P , COL
33 Joseph Williamson , P , COL
34 Chris Balcom-Miller , P , COL
35 Bruce Billings , P , COL
36 Craig Baker , P , COL
37 Hector Correa P COL
38 Kiel Roling , C , COL
39 Jose Belen , P , COL
40 Juan Nicasio P COL


  1. I think it interesting that Johnny Herrara made the jump, EY2 injury opened that door. If De La Rosa leaves, who do you think would be able to make the jump and fill the opening? Would any of the pitching prospects be able to bump Francis and Cook during spring training?

  2. I rate ceiling higher than floor most of the time, so the ugys toward the end of the list are often the guys who get cups of coffee when injuries occur.
    Billings is a guy who could get a shot in the rotation next year. Cory Riordan could eat some innings but he gives up a few too many HR's.
    Christian Friedrich is a guy who could step up in a big way but his control needs to turn the corner. Juan Nicasio could have a big year this year as well, but won't get a chance with the Rox this year yet.


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