Pacheco playing catcher.
|Colorado Rockies – No. 15|
|Infielder / Catcher|
January 30, 1986 |
Albuquerque, New Mexico
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|September 6, 2011 for the Colorado Rockies|
(through 2013 season)
|Runs batted in||90|
Prior to playing professionally, Pacheco attended La Cueva High School and then the University of New Mexico, where he played from 2005 to 2007. In 2005, he hit .408 with 15 home runs and 52 RBI in 52 games, Freshman 2nd team All-America and Mountain West Conference All-Star honors.
In 2005, he played with the Northwoods League La Crosse Loggers where he hit .287 with a team Leading 13 2B's. He played in 62 of the possible 64 games that summer.
In 2006, he hit .351 with 11 stolen bases in 59 games with the University of New Mexico, once again earning a spot on the Mountain West Conference All-Star team. He also played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League that year, hitting .190 in 42 games and posting a 1.35 ERA in four relief appearances.
In 2007 he hit .397 in 55 games, once again being named a West Conference All-Star and earning Mountain West Conference Player of the Year honors. He was drafted in the ninth round of the 2007 amateur draft and began his professional career that season.
Pacheco split his first professional season between the Casper Rockies and Tri-City Dust Devils, hitting a combined .287 with 64 hits in 62 games. In 2008, he played for the Dust Devils and hit .280 in 54 games. He hit .323 with 13 home runs, 79 RBI and 12 stolen bases for the Asheville Tourists in 2009 and was named a South Atlantic League All-Star as well as the South Atlantic League Most Valuable Player.
In 2010, he played for the Modesto Nuts and Tulsa Drillers, hitting a combined .323 in 125 games, walking 60 times while striking out only 44 times. He was a California League All-Star that season.
In 2011 he made his Major League debut with the Colorado Rockies on September 6 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI, although he did commit a throwing error.
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