Wheeler, Paulsen, Gomez, Bettis, Arenado and Cabrera cited by Baseball America
Six Colorado Rockies minor leaguers were winners in the annual Baseball America Best Tools survey. The survey is conducted on a league-by-league basis and voted on by managers.
In the Double-A Texas League, Tulsa center fielderwas named the Best Power Prospect. Other winners from the Drillers were , Best Defensive First Baseman, and shortstop , Best Infield Arm.
In the high Class A California League, Modesto pitcherwas chosen in the Best Fastball category and was named the Best Defensive Third Baseman.
In the low Class A South Atlantic League, left-handerwon the Best Changeup and Best Control categories. Cabrera was promoted to Modesto in late June.