Colorado Rockies minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Colorado Rockies system and rosters of their minor league affiliates:

Jayson Aquino[edit]

Jayson Aquino
Colorado Rockies – No. 73
Pitcher
Born: (1992-11-22) November 22, 1992 (age 22)
Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Jayson Aquino (born November 22, 1992) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.[1] He was added to the teams 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[2]


Matt Carasiti[edit]

Matt Carasiti
Matt pitching in a Grand Junction Rockies Game 2013-07-15 11-12.jpg
Carasiti pitching in a Grand Junction Rockies game
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1991-07-23) July 23, 1991 (age 23)
Berlin, Connecticut
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matthew Carasiti (born July 23, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. Born in New Britain, Connecticut and raised in East Berlin, Connecticut, Carasiti graduated from Berlin High School, where he was a standout baseball pitcher. Carasiti was originally drafted out of high school by the Texas Rangers in the 36th round (1084 overall) of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.[citation needed] Carasiti declined the offer and accepted a baseball scholarship to St. John's University in Queens, New York. Carasiti helped St. John's win its record seventh 2012 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament with a 7-3 championship game victory against USF at Bright House Field on Sunday, May 27, 2012.[3] Carasiti was named the Tournament Most Outstanding Player, earning the win in two of his team's four games.[4]

On June 5, 2012, Carasiti was drafted by the Colorado Rockies as the 194th pick in the 2012 MLB Draft.[5]


Rosell Herrera[edit]

Rosell Herrera
Colorado Rockies – No. --
Shortstop
Born: (1992-10-16) October 16, 1992 (age 22)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Rosell Herrera (October 16, 1992[6]) is a shortstop in the Colorado Rockies organization. He currently plays for the Modesto Nuts.

He was signed by the Rockies as a non-drafted free agent in 2009. In 2011, Baseball America named him the 5th-best prospect in the Pioneer League.[7]

Prior to the 2013 season, MLB named him the 12th best prospect in the Rockies system. He was added to the Rockies 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[2]


Ryan McMahon[edit]

Ryan McMahon
Colorado Rockies
Third Baseman
Born: (1994-12-14) December 14, 1994 (age 20)
Yorba Linda, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Ryan P. McMahon (December 14, 1994) is a third baseman in the Colorado Rockies organization.

McMahon attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California. He played baseball and American football at Mater Dei.[8] The Rockies selected him in the second round, with the 42nd overall selection, of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[9]

He was named a Topps Short Season/Rookie All Star in 2013.[10]


Scott Oberg[edit]

Scott Oberg
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1990-03-13) March 13, 1990 (age 24)
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Scott Michael Oberg (born March 13, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Oberg played college baseball at the University of Connecticut for the Huskies from 2009 to 2012. In 2011 he underwent Tommy John Surgery.[11] Oberg was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 15th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[12][13] He signed with the Rockies and made his professional debut with the Grand Junction Rockies.[14] In 2013 he played for the Modesto Nuts.[15] Pitching for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers in 2014, Oberg appeared in only 27 games due to injury.[16]


Kraig Sitton[edit]

Kraig Sitton
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1988-07-13) July 13, 1988 (age 26)
Carlton, Oregon
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Kraig M. Sitton (born July 13, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies' organization

Sitton attended Oregon State University. The Colorado Rockies selected him in the 7th round of the 2010 MLB Draft.[17] The Rockies added Sitton to their 40-man roster after the 2013 season.[18] He was non-tendered on December 2, 2014 and became a free agent.[19] The next day, he re-signed with the Rockies on a minor league contract.

Trevor Story[edit]

Trevor Story
Colorado Rockies
Shortstop
Born: (1992-11-15) November 15, 1992 (age 22)
Irving, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Trevor John Story (born November 15, 1992) is a shortstop in the Colorado Rockies organization. He currently plays for the Modesto Nuts.

He was drafted by the Rockies in the 1st round (45th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Draft out of Irving High School. Prior to the 2013 season, Story was ranked as the 99th best prospect in baseball by MLB.com.[20]

Prior to the 2013 season, MLB named him the 3rd best prospect in the Rockies system.


Will Swanner[edit]

Will Swanner
Colorado Rockies
Catcher
Born: (1991-09-10) September 10, 1991 (age 23)
Cardiff, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

William Thomas "Will" Swanner (September 10, 1991[21]) is a catcher in the Colorado Rockies organization. He currently plays for the Modesto Nuts.

He was drafted by the Rockies in the 15th round of the 2010 Amateur Draft out of La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, California.[22]

Prior to the 2013 season, MLB named him the 8th best prospect in the Rockies system.


Raimel Tapia[edit]

Raimel Tapia
Colorado Rockies
Outfielder
Born: (1994-02-04) February 4, 1994 (age 20)
Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Raimel Tapia (February 4, 1994) is an outfielder in the Colorado Rockies organization.

He was signed by the Rockies as a non-drafted free agent in 2010. He spent the 2013 season with the Grand Junction Rockies of the Rookie-level Pioneer League, and was named the league's player of the month for July.[24] He had a 29 game hitting streak for Grand Junction.[25][26] After the season, he was named the Topps Pioneer League Player of the Year for 2013[27] and was named by Baseball Prospectus as the #97 prospect in all of baseball prior to the 2014 season.


Forrest Wall[edit]

Forrest Wall
Colorado Rockies
Second baseman
Born: (1995-11-20) November 20, 1995 (age 19)
Winter Park, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Forrest Alexander Wall (born November 20, 1995) is an American professional baseball second baseman in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Wall attended Orangewood Christian High School in Maitland, Florida. A four-year starter on the baseball team, he hit .461 with nine home runs, 70 runs batted in and 70 stolen bases in 79 career games.[28]

Wall was drafted by the Colorado Rockies 35th overall in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[29] He signed with the Rockies and made his professional debut with the Grand Junction Rockies.[30][31]


Tim Wheeler[edit]

Tim Wheeler
Colorado Rockies
Outfielder
Born: (1988-01-21) January 21, 1988 (age 26)
Sacramento, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Timothy S. Wheeler (born January 21, 1988) is an outfielder in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Wheeler attended El Camino Fundamental High School in Sacramento, California. He was a two-sport athlete, playing in the outfield for the baseball team and playing quarterback and defensive back in football.[32]

Wheeler played college baseball at Sacramento State University.[33] In 2009, he was named a second team All-American by Baseball America after hitting .385 with 18 home runs and 72 runs batted in.[34]

Wheeler was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the first round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.[35][36] Prior to the 2010 season, he was ranked as the Rockies' seventh best prospect by Baseball America.[37] His best minor league season came in 2011 with the Class AA Tulsa squad. He hit 33 home runs that season.[32]

Prior to the 2012 season, Baseball America rated him the Rockies' fifth best prospect.[38] However, he suffered a fracture of the hamate bone in his right hand only a few days into the season. He missed significant time that season, finishing with a .303 batting average and 2 home runs in 92 games.[32]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Albuquerque Isotopes roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

  • -- Jose Rivera

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Double-A[edit]

New Britain Rock Cats roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 25 Ryan Arrowood
  • 16 Shane Broyles
  • 27 Richard Castillo
  • 10 Nelson Gonzalez
  • 50 Jon Gray
  • 11 Carlos Hernandez
  • -- Austin House
  • 35 Josh Mueller
  • 34 Scott Oberg
  • -- Javier Palacios
  • 17 Ken Roberts
  • -- Kraig Sitton
  • 21 Nate Striz
  • 14 Cole White

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 18 Brian Humphries
  •  5 Tyler Massey
  •  6 Jared Simon

Manager

  • 26 Kevin Riggs

Coaches


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Modesto Nuts roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 15 Ben Alsup
  • 31 Huascar Brazoban
  • 41 Devin Burke
  • 35 Ryan Carpenter
  • 10 Matt Flemer
  • 36 Tyler Gagnon
  • 34 Rayan Gonzalez
  • 33 Jon Keck
  • 12 Bruce Kern
  • 30 Alving Mejias
  • 51 Jacob Newberry

Catchers

  • 11 Alex San Juan

Infielders

  • 53 David Bergin
  •  6 Juan Ciriaco
  • 14 Dean Espy
  • 25 Jordan Ribera
  •  4 Patrick Valaika
  •  9 Matt Wessinger

Outfielders

  • 28 Derek Jones
  • 18 Michael Tauchman
  •  8 Kyle Von Tungeln

Manager

  • -- Don Sneddon

Coaches

  • 34 Dave Burba (pitching)
  • 20 Jonathan Stone (hitting)


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Class A[edit]

Asheville Tourists roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 34 Alex Balog
  • 22 Trent Blank
  • 24 Andrew Brown
  • 25 Matt Carasiti
  • 37 Trent Daniel
  • 35 Carlos Estevez
  • 36 Kyle Freeland
  • 27 Zach Jemiola
  • 31 Johendi Jiminian
  • -- Sam Moll
  • 23 Troy Neiman
  • 29 Matt Pierpont
  •  9 Antonio Senzatela
  • 11 Konner Wade

Catchers

  •  4 Jose Briceno
  •  6 Ashley Graeter
  •  3 Wilfredo Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 18 Michael Benjamin
  • 14 Emerson Jimenez
  •  5 Ryan McMahon
  •  7 Alec Mehrten
  •  2 Zach Osborne
  • 32 Correlle Prime

Outfielders

Manager

  • 28 Fred Ocasio

Coaches


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Short A[edit]

Boise Hawks roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 50 Ryan Castellani
  • 18 Dylan Craig
  • 23 Scott Firth
  • 26 Jerad McCrummen
  • 28 Josh Michalec
  • 49 Joel Payamps
  • 33 Helmis Rodriguez
  • 40 Andrew Rohrbach
  • 46 Logan Sawyer
  • 17 John Sheehan
  • 11 Blake Shouse
  • 23 Dylan Stamey
  • 31 Dylan Thompson
  • 30 Jerry Vasto
  • 21 William Waltrip
  •  7 Ryan Warner
  • 43 Grahamm Wiest
  • -- Seth Willoughby
  • 55 Chad Zurat

Catchers

  • 51 Jordan Parris
  •  9 Robbie Perkins
  • 20 Jairo Rosario

Infielders

  •  5 Sam Bumpers
  • 15 Miguel Dilone
  • 29 Sean Dwyer
  •  2 Josh Fuentes
  • -- Cesar Galvez
  • 46 Shane Hoelscher
  •  3 Renaldo Jenkins
  • 14 Chris Rabago

Outfielders

  • 19 Marcos Derkes
  • 10 Ryan Garvey
  • 25 Richard Prigatano
  • 24 Denzel Richardson
  •  6 Wilson Soriano
  •  1 Drew Weeks

Manager

  •  4 Drew Saylor

Coaches

  • 34 Frank Gonzales (pitching)
  • -- Warren Schaeffer (hitting)


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Rookie[edit]

Grand Junction Rockies roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 16 Yoely Bello
  • 32 Taylor Black
  • 29 Hunter Brothers
  • 25 Alec Crawford
  • 21 Gavin Glanz
  • 37 Sam Howard
  • 38 Alec Kenilvort
  • 36 James Lomangino
  • 17 Marc Magliaro
  • 39 Harrison Musgrave
  • 18 Carlos Polanco
  • 27 Cristian Quintin
  • 30 Craig Schlitter

Catchers

  • 14 Hamlet Marte
  • 19 Dom Nunez
  • 11 Troy Stein

Infielders

  • 12 Luis Castro
  • 33 Nate Causey
  • 44 Henry Garcia
  •  3 Max George
  • 26 Luis Jean
  • 34 Wesley Jones
  • 13 Kevin Padlo
  • -- Roberto Ramos
  •  4 Forrest Wall

Outfielders

  •  5 Omar Carrizales
  •  2 Yonathan Daza
  • 24 Terry McClure
  • 20 Randy Reyes
  •  4 Wes Rogers

Manager

Coaches


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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Rockies roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • -- Breiling Eusebio
  • -- Julian Fernandez
  • -- Kelvin Franco
  • -- Henry Garcia
  • -- Alexander Guillen
  • -- Luis Guzman
  • -- Erick Julio
  • -- Salvador Justo
  • -- Jan Carlos Lopez
  • -- Andres Matos
  • -- Jorge Oviedo
  • -- Lorenz Ozuna
  • -- Juan Pena
  • -- Esmerlin Perez
  • -- Yohander Quintana
  • -- Alejandro Requena
  • -- Cesar Villarroel
  • -- Hector Villarroel
  • -- Ismael Viloria
  • -- Julian Yan

Catchers

  • -- Hidekel Gonzalez
  • -- Wilkyns Jimenez
  • -- Elvin Paulino

Infielders

  • -- Anthony Brito
  • -- Joel Diaz
  • -- Jose Gomez
  • -- Carlos Herrera
  • -- Anderson Jimenez
  • -- Jonathan Piron
  • -- Jose Rodriguez

Outfielders

  • -- Luis Brito
  • -- Ramon Marcelino
  • -- Manuel Melendez
  • -- Daniel Suero

Manager

  • -- Mauricio Gonzalez

Coaches

  • -- Eugenio Jose (hitting)
  • -- Edison Lora (pitching)
  • -- Florentino Nunez (coach)


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