The Colorado Rockies have reportedly traded two former first-round picks, infielder Ian Stewart and right-handed pitcher Casey Weathers, to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu.
Colorado Rockies third base prospect Nolan Arenado was named the MVP of the Arizona Fall League following the Salt River Rafters’ 9-3 win in the championship game Saturday.
Nolan Arenado was 2-for-5 with his second solo home run in as many games and Joe Gardner pitched three solid innings in a 6-2 Salt River win Wednesday.
Nolan Arenado was 2-for-4 with solo home run in a 4-3 Salt River win Tuesday. It was the third home run and league-leading 21st RBI for Arenado, who is hitting .377 and has failed to produce a hit in just one of his 14 games.
The Colorado Rockies have added Jerry Weinstein to the coaching staff as the major league catching coach. Weinstein, who managed at high Class-A Modesto for the past five seasons, replaces Marv Foley who returns to the role as minor league catching coordinator, a position he held from 2003-10.
Nolan Arenado was 4-for-5 with his second home run in as many games and drove in four, pushing his Arizona Fall League-leading total to 19 in a 12-9 Salt River win Tuesday.
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.
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.
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 have settled on the four pitchers they will send to the Arizona Fall League: left-hander Drew Pomeranz, who will make his major-league debut on Sunday, and right-handers Joe Gardner, Casey Weathers and Parker Frazier.
Drew Pomeranz officially joined the Colorado Rockies organization to complete the Ubaldo Jimenez trade with Cleveland and quickly made an impact at Double-A Tulsa. Pomeranz carried a perfect game one out into the seventh inning of a 6-0 Drillers win.
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox rallied in the bottom of the eighth for seven runs, including a three-run home run by first baseman Mike Jacobs and an RBI double by catcher Jordan Pacheco, to take a 9-8 lead before giving it back with two runs in the ninth.