Andrew Brown — a 27-year-old right-handed hitter who has played the corner infield and outfield position in the minors — hit .284 with 20 home runs and 73 RBI and as a Pacific Coast League All-Star at Memphis in 2011.
Tim Wheeler homered for the first time in the Arizona Fall League, going 2-for-6 with a sixth-inning grand slam that put Salt River up for good in a 13-6 win Monday.
Center fielder Tim Wheeler nearly duplicated his line from the Arizona Fall League opener, going 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in the Salt River Rafters’ 13-7 loss Wednesday. Wheeler also stole a base.
Colorado Rockies prospects Tim Wheeler, Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen each had two hits for the Salt River Rafters, who won their Arizona Fall League opener, 12-9.
Three Colorado Rockies prospects were ranked among Baseball America’s top 20 prospects in the high Class A California League.
Two things that are inconsequential to Scott Beerer, a converted pitcher who is now an outfielder in the Colorado Rockies organization, at this point are whether he profiles as a prospect and the hindrance that might be his age.
Pitcher Rob Scahill will go to the Arizona Fall League, replacing Drew Pomeranz, whom the Colorado Rockies announced would not pitch there after he started the final regular season game Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants.
The Colorado Rockies 2009 and 2010 first-round picks — Tyler Matzek and Kyle Parker — were ranked by Baseball America among the top 20 prospects in the South Atlantic League.
Four Colorado Rockies prospects from the Rookie level Casper Ghosts made Baseball America‘s list of the top 20 prospects in the Pioneer League, including Trevor Story, who was ranked the best prospect in the league.
The Tri-City Dust Devils lost 9-2 to the Vancouver in the final game of the Northwest League Championship Series. Starting pitcher Tyler Gagnon allowed three runs (one earned) on seven hits, walked one and struck out four in 4 1/3 innings.
The Dust Devils extended their season by taking the second game of the Northwest League Championship Series to even the series at 1-1. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman allowed two runs on eight hits and struck out four in six innings.
High Class-A Modesto’s season game to end with a 10-4 loss in the first round of the California League playoffs, and short-season Tri-City lost the first game of the Northwest League Championship Series.