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:

Yoan Aybar[edit]

Yoan Aybar
Colorado Rockies – No. 56
Pitcher
Born: (1997-07-03) July 3, 1997 (age 23)
Baní, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Yoan Miguel Aybar (born July 3, 1997) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization. Before 2018, he played as an outfielder. Listed at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) and 165 pounds (75 kg), he both throws and bats left-handed.

Aybar was initially an outfielder in the farm system of the Boston Red Sox, primarily playing as a center fielder.[1] In 2014, for the Dominican Summer League Red Sox, he batted .271 with 26 RBIs in 56 games.[2] He played for the Gulf Coast League Red Sox in 2015, batting .268 with 16 RBIs in 45 games. In 2016, he played for the Lowell Spinners, recording three home runs and 19 RBIs with a .207 average in 60 games.[2] Aybar spent 2017 playing for Lowell and the Greenville Drive, appearing in 80 games total while batting .230 with two home runs and 32 RBIs.[2]

In 2018, Aybar converted to pitching.[1] During 2018, with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox and Lowell Spinners, he appeared in 17 games (all in relief) compiling a 4.13 ERA and 2–1 record with 27 strikeouts in ​28 13 innings pitched.[3] In 2019, for the Greenville Drive and Class A-Advanced Salem Red Sox, Aybar had a 4.61 ERA and 1–3 record while striking out 70 batters in ​56 23 innings in 44 relief appearances.[3]

The Red Sox added Aybar to their 40-man roster after the 2019 season.[4] He was optioned to Class A-Advanced Salem on March 8, 2020.[5] On December 3, 2020, Aybar was traded to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for minor-league infielder Christian Koss.[6]

Bret Boswell[edit]

Bret Boswell
Colorado Rockies – No. 82
Second baseman
Born: (1994-11-04) November 4, 1994 (age 26)
Rockwall, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Bret Robert Boswell (born October 4, 1994) is an American professional baseball second baseman in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Boswell attended Rockwall-Heath High School in Rockwall, Texas, where he played baseball.[7] As a junior in 2012, he batted .389 with four home runs.[8] In 2013, as a senior, he hit .538.[9] Undrafted in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, he enrolled at the University of Texas where he played college baseball.

In 2014, Boswell's freshman year at Texas, he suffered a wrist injury that forced him to miss the year. As a redshirt freshman in 2015, he hit .253 with two home runs and twenty RBIs over 5 games, earning a spot on the Big 12 Conference All-Freshman Team,[10] and in 2016, as a redshirt sophomore, he played in 44 games in which he hit .241 with two home runs.[11] That summer, he played in the California Collegiate League for the Santa Barbara Foresters where he batted .392 with ten home runs over 34 games.[12] In 2017, Boswell's redshirt junior season at Texas, he hit .273 with seven home runs and 33 RBIs over 61 games.[13]

Boswell was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the eighth round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.[14][15] He signed and made his professional debut that year with the Boise Hawks, slashing .293/.339/.515 with 11 home runs and 42 RBIs over 54 games.[16] In 2018, he began the year with the Asheville Tourists (with whom he earned All-Star honors)[17] before being promoted to the Lancaster JetHawks in July. Over 127 games between the two teams, he batted .296 with 27 home runs and 78 RBIs.[18] He spent the 2019 season with the Hartford Yard Goats, hitting .219 with 15 home runs and 39 RBIs.[19][20][21] After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League for the Salt River Rafters.[22]

Boswell did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On November 20, 2020, he was added to the 40-man roster.[23]

Niko Decolati[edit]

Niko Decolati
Colorado Rockies
Right fielder
Born: (1997-08-12) August 12, 1997 (age 23)
Boulder, Colorado
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nicholas Quinn Decolati (born August 12, 1997) is an American baseball right fielder in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Decolati was born in Boulder, Colorado, before moving to Las Vegas due to his father's job; he attended Cimarron-Memorial High School Las Vegas.[24] As a junior in 2014, he batted .414 with eight home runs.[25] In 2015, his senior year, he hit .411 with ten home runs, 25 RBIs, and 39 runs, and was named the Southern Nevada Player of the Year.[26]

After graduating high school in 2015, Decolati enrolled at Loyola Marymount University where he played college baseball. As a freshman in 2016, he played in 47 games (making forty starts) in which he hit .306 with four home runs and 33 RBIs, earning a spot on the All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team.[27] In 2017, he played in 56 games, slashing .320/.426/.432 with four home runs and 24 RBIs. That summer, he played in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Orleans Firebirds, and was named an All-Star.[28] As a junior in 2018, he started 54 of 55 games and batted .271 with six home runs and 21 RBIs.[29] After his junior year, he was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the sixth round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.[30]

Decolati signed with the Rockies and was assigned to the Grand Junction Rockies. After being a third basemen all through high school and college, the Rockies immediately moved him to right field.[31] He was named a Pioneer League All-Star.[32] Over 69 games in Grand Junction, he batted .327 with 11 home runs and 56 RBIs.[33] In 2019, he missed time at the beginning of the year after suffering a broken wrist, but returned to play in June with the Asheville Tourists, hitting .265 with six home runs and 38 RBIs over 77 games.[34] He did not play in a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brenton Doyle[edit]

Brenton Doyle
Colorado Rockies
Outfielder
Born: (1998-05-14) May 14, 1998 (age 22)
Warrenton, Virginia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brenton Doyle (born May 14, 1998) is an American baseball outfielder in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Doyle was born and grew up in Warrenton, Virginia and attended Kettle Run High School.

Doyle played college baseball for the Shepherd Rams for three seasons. He was named the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year after hitting .415 with 98 hits, 14 home runs, 16 doubles and 68 RBIs.[35] Doyle repeated as a Conference Player of the Year after batting .392 with 13 home runs, six triples, 17 doubles and 47 RBIs and 79 runs scored as a junior.[36]

Doyle was selected in the fourth round of the 2019 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies.[37] Doyle was assigned to the Grand Junction Rockies of the Pioneer League, where he led the league with a .383 batting average with 8 home runs, 33 RBI, and 17 stolen bases.[38][39] did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and spent most of the year training in Manassas, Virginia at a baseball complex alongside local college players until taking part in the Rockies' fall instructional league.[40] Doyle was named the best overall athlete in the Rockies' minor league system going into the 2021 season.[41]

James Farris[edit]

James Farris
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1992-04-04) April 4, 1992 (age 29)
Gilbert, Arizona
Bats: Right Throws: Right

James Robert Farris (born April 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies organization.

Farris attended Highland High School in Gilbert, Arizona, and the University of Arizona, where he played college baseball for the Arizona Wildcats. He pitched for the Wildcats in the 2012 College World Series.[42][43] The Chicago Cubs selected Farris in the ninth round of the 2014 MLB draft.[44] After signing, he made his professional debut with the Boise Hawks, posting a 2.57 ERA in 14 innings pitched. He spent 2015 with the South Bend Cubs and Myrtle Beach Pelicans, compiling a combined 2-8 record and 3.47 ERA in 38 relief appearances, and 2016 with Myrtle Beach and the Tennessee Smokies, pitching to a combined 2-5 record and 2.59 ERA in 43 total games. After the season, he pitched for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League.[45]

On February 1, 2017, the Cubs traded Farris to the Colorado Rockies for Eddie Butler.[46] He spent the season with both the Hartford Yard Goats and the Albuquerque Isotopes, collecting a 1-3 record and 3.59 ERA with 69 strikeouts in ​57 23 innings.[47]

Farris did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Julián Fernández[edit]

Julián Fernández
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1995-12-05) December 5, 1995 (age 25)
Boca Chica, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Julián Antonio Fernández (born December 5, 1995) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Fernández signed with the Colorado Rockies in 2012 as an international free agent. He made his professional debut in 2013 with the Rookie-level DSL Rockies where he compiled a 1-1 record and 7.94 ERA in ten games. In 2014, he returned to the DSL, posting a 1-0 record and 5.60 ERA in 18 relief appearances, and in 2015, he split time between the DSL and the Rookie-level Grand Junction Rockies, pitching to a combined 3-2 record, 3.55 ERA and 1.11 WHIP in 28 total games between the two clubs. He spent 2016 with the Class A Short Season Boise Hawks, going 1-2 with a 1.17 ERA in 21 appearances out of the bullpen. His 2017 season was spent with the Class A Asheville Tourists, posting a 1-2 record and 3.26 ERA with 57 strikeouts in 51 games.[48]

The San Francisco Giants selected Fernández from the Colorado Rockies organization with the second pick in the 2017 Rule 5 draft.[49] He underwent Tommy John Surgery and missed the 2018 season.[50] On November 19, 2018, Fernández was claimed off waivers by the Miami Marlins.[51] Fernández spent the 2019 season on the 60–day injured list and did not appear in a game, as he suffered a set back with more elbow issues during the year.[52][53] On October 19, 2019, Fernández was removed from the Marlins 40-man roster and returned to the Rockies organization.[54] He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mateo Gil[edit]

Mateo Gil
Colorado Rockies
Shortstop
Born: (2000-07-24) July 24, 2000 (age 20)
Newport Beach, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Mateo Elijah Gil (born July 24, 2000) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Gil was born in Newport Beach, California, while his father, Benji Gil, was playing for the Anaheim Angels.[55] He attended Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas.[56] As a senior in 2018, he batted .389 with six home runs, 43 RBIs, and six triples over 37 games while also compiling a 1.05 ERA.[57][58] After the season, he was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the third round (95th overall) of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.[59] Gil signed with the Cardinals, forgoing his college commitment to Texas Christian University.[60]

Gil made his professional debut that summer, batting .251 with one home run and twenty RBIs over 45 games.[61] In 2019, he slashed .270/.324/.431 with seven home runs and 30 RBIs over 51 games.[62] He also played in two games for the Palm Beach Cardinals. That offseason, he played in the Mexican Pacific League, with limited playing time.[63] Gil returned to the MPL for the 2020-2021 season, playing with the Tomateros de Culiacan.[63] He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On February 1, 2021, Gil (alongside Austin Gomber, Elehuris Montero, Tony Locey, & Jake Sommers) was traded to the Colorado Rockies in the exchange for Nolan Arenado and $50 million.[64]

Lucas Gilbreath[edit]

Lucas Gilbreath
Colorado Rockies – No. 78
Pitcher
Born: (1996-03-05) March 5, 1996 (age 25)
Westminster, Colorado
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Lucas Gilbreath is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Gilbreath attended Legacy High School in Broomfield, Colorado. He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 36th round of the 2014 MLB Draft, but did not sign and played college baseball at the University of Minnesota.[65] He was again drafted by the Rockies, this time in the seventh round of the 2017 MLB Draft, and signed.[66]

The Rockies added him to their 40-man roster after the 2020 season.[67]

Jameson Hannah[edit]

Jameson Hannah
Colorado Rockies
Outfielder
Born: (1997-08-10) August 10, 1997 (age 23)
Flower Mound, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Jameson Chandler Hannah (born August 10, 1997) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Colorado Rockies organization

Hannah attended Flower Mound High School, in Flower Mound, Texas.[68] He attended Dallas Baptist University and played college baseball for the Patriots.[69] In 2017, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[70]

Hannah was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the second round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.[71] Hannah played for the Vermont Lake Monsters in 2018, hitting .279/.347/.384/.731 with one home run and ten RBI over 23 games.[69] He opened the 2019 season with the Stockton Ports and slashed .283/.334/.381/.715 with two home runs and 31 RBI in 92 games.[72]

On July 31, 2019, Hannah was traded by the Athletics to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Tanner Roark.[73] He was assigned to the Daytona Tortugas, but played in only 18 games due to injury. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On November 25, 2020, Hannah was traded by the Reds along with Robert Stephenson to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Jeff Hoffman and Case Williams.[74]

Reid Humphreys[edit]

Reid Humphreys
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1994-11-21) November 21, 1994 (age 26)
Brandon, Mississippi
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Reid Joseph Humphreys (born November 21, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Humphreys attended Northwest Rankin High School in Flowood, Mississippi. He was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 35th round of the 2013 MLB draft, but did not sign and played college baseball at Mississippi State University, where he was a pitcher and played infield and outfield.[75][76][77] In 2015, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[78] After his junior year, he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the seventh round of the 2016 MLB draft.[79]

Humphreys made his professional debut with the Grand Junction Rockies where he posted a 1-0 record and a 3.48 ERA in 10.1 innings pitched. He pitched 2017 with the Asheville Tourists, going 1-3 with a 2.56 ERA and 13 saves in 43 relief appearances, and started 2018 with the Lancaster JetHawks before being promoted to the Hartford Yard Goats, pitching to a combined 2-1 record and 2.03 ERA in 42 relief appearances between the two clubs. He pitched only three innings in 2019 due to injury. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

His half-brother, Tyler Moore, played in the majors.[80]

Justin Lawrence[edit]

Justin Lawrence
Colorado Rockies – No. 74
Pitcher
Born: (1994-11-25) November 25, 1994 (age 26)
Panama Canal Zone
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Justin Anthony Lawrence (born November 25, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Lawrence attended First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida and played college baseball at Jacksonville University and Daytona State College. He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 12th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft and signed.[81]

After signing, Lawrence made his professional debut with the Boise Hawks before being reassigned to the Grand Junction Rockies. In 22 relief appearances between the two teams, he went 0-3 with an 8.39 ERA. In 2016, he played for both Boise and the Asheville Tourists where he pitched to a 4-6 record and 4.98 ERA in 49 relief appearances, and in 2017, he returned to Asheville, going 0-2 with a 1.65 ERA in in only ​16 13 innings due to injury. Lawrence spent 2018 with the Lancaster JetHawks, pitching to an 0-2 record and 2.65 ERA with 62 strikeouts in ​57 13 relief innings.[82]

After the 2018 season, Lawrence played in the Arizona Fall League.[83][84] The Rockies also added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[85] Lawrence spent the 2019 season with the Hartford Yard Goats and the Albuquerque Isotopes, going 1-5 with an 8.76 ERA, striking out 32 over 37 relief innings.

On January 17, 2020, Lawrence was suspended without pay for 80 games for testing positive for the performance enchanting substance dehydrochlormethyltestosterone.

Tony Locey[edit]

Tony Locey
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1998-07-29) July 29, 1998 (age 22)
Columbus, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Anthony Quinn Locey (born July 29, 1998) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies organization.

Locey graduated from Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Georgia, and went to the University of Georgia to play college baseball for the Georgia Bulldogs.[86][87] The St. Louis Cardinals selected him in the third round of the 2019 Major League Baseball draft. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On February 1, 2021, the Cardinals traded Locey, Austin Gomber, Mateo Gil, Elehuris Montero, and Jake Sommers to the Colorado Rockies for Nolan Arenado.[88]

Elehuris Montero[edit]

Elehuris Montero
Elehuris Montero.jpg
Montero with the Palm Beach Cardinals in 2018
Colorado Rockies – No. 47
Third baseman
Born: (1998-08-17) August 17, 1998 (age 22)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Elehuris Montero (born August 17, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball third baseman in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Montero signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in August 2014.[89] He made his professional debut in 2015 with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals where he hit .252 with three home runs and 30 RBIs in 57 games. He played 2016 with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals, batting .260 with one home run and 26 RBIs in 61 games, and 2017 with the Gulf Coast Cardinals where he compiled a .277 batting average with five home runs and 36 RBIs in 52 games.

Montero started 2018 with the Peoria Chiefs where he was named a Midwest League All-Star.[90] After slashing .321/.381/.529 with 15 home runs, 69 RBIs, and 28 doubles in 102 games, he was promoted to the Palm Beach Cardinals in August.[91][92] In 24 games for Palm Beach, he hit .286 with one home run and 13 RBIs.[93] Following the season, Montero was named the Most Valuable Player of the Midwest League.[94]

Montero began 2019 with the Springfield Cardinals,[95] and was placed on the injured list in April. He returned to play in May, but was once again placed on the IL at the end of the month. He was activated once again in July. Over 59 games with Springfield, Montero hit .188 with seven home runs and 18 RBIs. He was selected to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Glendale Desert Dogs following the season.[96]

Montero was added to St. Louis' 40–man roster following the 2019 season.[97] On July 5, 2020 it was announced that Montero had tested positive for COVID-19. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On February 1, 2021, Montero was traded to the Colorado Rockies along with Austin Gomber, Mateo Gil, Tony Locey, and Jake Sommers in exchange for Nolan Arenado.[98]

Helcris Olivarez[edit]

Helcris Olivarez
Colorado Rockies – No. 73
Pitcher
Born: (2000-08-08) August 8, 2000 (age 20)
San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Helcris Olivarez (born August 8, 2000) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Olivarez signed with the Colorado Rockies as an international free agent in 2016. The Rockies added him to their 40-man roster after the 2020 season.[67]

Aaron Schunk[edit]

Aaron Schunk
Colorado Rockies
Third baseman
Born: (1997-07-24) July 24, 1997 (age 23)
Atlanta, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Aaron Livingston Schunk (born July 24, 1997) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Colorado Rockies organization.

Schunk graduated from Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia, where he played college baseball for the Georgia Bulldogs.[99] In 2018, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League, and was named a league all-star.[100] In 2019, Schunk won the John Olerud Award.[101]

The Colorado Rockies selected Schunk in the second round of the 2019 MLB draft.[102] He made his professional debut with the Boise Hawks of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.[101] Over 46 games, he slashed .306/.370/.503 with six home runs and 23 RBIs. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jake Sommers[edit]

Jake Sommers
Colorado Rockies
Pitcher
Born: (1997-05-05) May 5, 1997 (age 23)
Hortonville, Wisconsin
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jacob James Sommers (born May 5, 1997) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Sommers attended Hortonville High School in Hortonville, Wisconsin. In 2015, his senior year, he pitched to a 1-0 record and a 1.77 ERA.[103] Following his senior year, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he played college baseball. As a senior in 2019, he compiled a 3.60 ERA over thirty innings.[104] After the season, he was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the tenth round of the 2019 Major League Baseball draft.[105][106] Sommers signed with the Cardinals and made his professional debut with the Johnson City Cardinals, going 2-3 with a 4.18 ERA over 12 games (ten starts).[107] He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On February 1, 2021, Sommers (alongside Austin Gomber, Mateo Gil, Elehuris Montero, and Tony Locey) was traded to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Nolan Arenado and $50 million.[108][109]

Ryan Vilade[edit]

Ryan Vilade
Rome Braves vs. Asheville Tourists, May 30, 2018 (66) Ryan Vilade.jpg
Vilade (#4) with the Asheville Tourists, 2018
Colorado Rockies
Shortstop
Born: (1999-02-18) February 18, 1999 (age 22)
Frisco, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryan James Vilade (born February 18, 1999) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Vilade was born and raised in Frisco, Texas and attended Frisco High School as a freshman, sophomore, and junior.[110] In July 2016, after his junior year, he played in the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game at Wrigley Field and won the Home Run Derby with 18 home runs.[111] That fall, he was a member of the 18U United States national team.[112] He moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma before his senior year after his father became an assistant coach for the Oklahoma State Cowboys baseball team.[113][114] After moving, he enrolled and graduated from Stillwater High School in Stillwater. As a senior, he was named the Oklahoma Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year after batting .410 with seven home runs and 28 RBIs along with slugging .778.[115] He committed to play college baseball for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.[116] Vilade was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the second round (48th overall) of the 2017 MLB draft and he signed.[117]

After signing, Vilade made his professional debut with the Grand Junction Rockies. He hit a home run in his first at-bat[118] and was named to the Pioneer League All-Star game.[119] He spent the whole season with Grand Junction, slashing .308/.438/.496 with five home runs and 21 RBIs in 33 games.[120] He spent 2018 with the Asheville Tourists where he batted .274 with five home runs, 44 RBIs, and 17 stolen bases in 124 games.[121]

Vilade spent 2019 with the Lancaster JetHawks,[122] slashing .303/.367/.466 with 12 home runs, 71 RBIs, and 24 stolen bases. He led the minor leagues in 2019 with 13 sacrifice flies.[123] He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Colton Welker[edit]

Colton Welker
Colorado Rockies – No. 79
Third baseman
Born: (1997-10-09) October 9, 1997 (age 23)
Coral Springs, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Colton Welker (born October 9, 1997) is an American professional third baseman in the Colorado Rockies organization.

Welker was drafted by the Rockies in the fourth round of the 2016 MLB draft out of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.[124] He signed with Colorado, forging his commitment to the University of Miami.[125]

Welker spent the 2016 season with the Grand Junction Rockies, where he was named both a Pioneer League mid-season All-Star and a Rockies organizational All-Star at the end of the season after batting .329 with five home runs and 36 RBIs in 51 games. He spent 2017 with the Asheville Tourists where he posted a .350 average with six home runs and 33 RBIs in only 67 games due to injury.[126] In 2018, he played with the Lancaster JetHawks where he slashed .333/.383/.489 with 13 home runs and 82 RBIs in 114 games.[127] He was named a California League mid-season All-Star[128] along with earning a post-season All-Star selection.[129]

Welker spent 2019 with the Hartford Yard Goats,[130] hitting .252 with ten home runs and 53 RBIs over 98 games. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On November 20, 2020, Welker was added to the 40-man roster.[23]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Albuquerque Isotopes roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 51 Logan Cozart
  • 41 Nelson Gonzalez
  • 28 Evan Grills
  • 50 Heath Holder
  • 36 Ben Meyer
  • 33 Harrison Musgrave

Catchers

  • 12 Chris Rabago

Infielders

Outfielders

  •  6 Drew Weeks


Manager

  • -- Warren Schaeffer

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day injured list
* On Colorado Rockies 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated February 7, 2020
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Double-A[edit]

Hartford Yard Goats roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

  • 40 Arvicent Perez
  •  6 Brian Serven

Infielders

Outfielders

  •  0 Willie Abreu
  •  8 Vince Fernandez
  • 25 Mylz Jones
  •  5 Manuel Melendez
  • 16 Vance Vizcaino


Manager

Coaches

  • -- Frank Gonzales (pitching)
  • -- Tom Sutaris (hitting)


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Roster updated February 7, 2020
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High-A[edit]

Spokane Indians roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers


Infielders


Outfielders


Manager


Coaches



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Roster updated December 18, 2020
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Low-A[edit]

Fresno Grizzlies roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • -- Alex Achtermann
  • 33 Jake Bird
  • 35 Jacob Bosiokovic
  • 29 Nick Bush
  • 14 Ryan Feltner
  • 10 Trent Fennell
  • -- Shelby Lackey
  • 28 Alexander Martinez
  • -- Mike Nikorak
  • 26 Frederis Parra
  • 27 Riley Pint
  • 15 PJ Poulin
  • 21 Raymells Rosa
  •  1 Colten Schmidt
  • 13 Reagan Todd
  • 38 Will Tribucher
  •  2 Derrik Watson

Catchers

  • 22 Max George
  •  9 Javier Guevara
  • 25 Greg Jones
  • 23 Willie MacIver

Infielders

  • 17 John Cresto
  •  3 Kyle Datres
  • 16 Danny Edgeworth
  • 34 Grant Lavigne
  •  5 Coco Montes

Outfielders

  • 19 Niko Decolati
  •  8 Will Golsan
  •  4 Cade Harris
  • 24 Daniel Montanto


Manager

Coaches

  • 13 Mark Brewer (pitching)
  • -- Zach Osborne (hitting)


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Roster updated November 19, 2020
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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Rockies roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 44 Victor Azor
  • 55 Jerald Cabrera
  • 49 Brayan Castillo
  • 77 Gregoris Chalas
  • 56 Junior Franco
  • 57 Kevin Garcia
  • 25 Eliecer Guevara
  • 68 Robinson Hernandez
  • 66 Daniel Jimenez
  • 58 Raul Lopez
  • 51 Victor Mendez
  • 78 Ever Moya
  • 71 Luis Noguera
  • 62 Luis Ozoria
  • 53 Alan Perdomo
  • 76 Enmanuel Pio
  • 41 Felix Ramires
  • 61 Stalyn Sanchez
  • 64 Manual Tovar

Catchers

  • 45 Jose Cordova
  • 63 Gabriel Gil

Infielders

  • 65 Jesus Baptista
  • 70 Jose Colon
  • 74 Justin Oferman
  • 80 Johendry Vasquez

Outfielders

  • 52 Branfiel Concepcion
  • 72 Junior Guerrero
  • 48 Francisco Palma
  • 43 Gerard Ramos


Manager

  • -- Mauricio Gonzalez

Coaches

  • -- Eugenio Jose (hitting)
  • -- Florentino Nunez (hitting)


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* On Colorado Rockies 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated March 28, 2019
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Pitchers

  • 22 Anderson Amarista
  •  5 Luis Amoroso
  • 36 Anderson Bido
  • 23 Diego Blanco
  • 38 Enrique Castillo
  •  8 Roger Contreras
  • -- Luis De Avila ‡
  • 16 Wuardo Fernandez
  • 34 Carlos Gonzalez
  • 30 Javier Martinez
  • 11 Juan Mejia
  • 35 Helcris Olivarez
  • 32 Kleiver Osorio
  • 27 Carlos Perez
  • 29 Anderson Pilar
  • 40 Raymells Rosa
  • 37 Juan Toribio
  • 20 Daniel Velasquez

Catchers

  • 18 Bernnie Alaniz
  •  4 Ronaiker Palma
  •  6 Bryant Quijada

Infielders

  •  2 Julio Carreras
  • 14 Eddy Diaz
  •  1 Vladimir Dilone
  • 24 Francisco Ortiz
  • 21 Bladimir Restituyo
  • 26 Enrique Saldana
  •  9 Ezequiel Tovar
  •  7 Hanser Valerio

Outfielders

  • 13 Yeikel Blandin
  •  3 Walking Cabrera
  • 33 Fadriel Cruz
  • 17 Steven Fana
  • 15 Johan Liberato
  • 12 Yolki Pena


Manager

  • -- Julio Campos

Coaches

  • -- Michael Ramirez (hitting)
  • -- Helmis Rodriguez (pitching)


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# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated March 28, 2019
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