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Craig Baker and the 2006 Rockies Draft

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Continuing our series on amateur players rising to professional baseball, we come back to the USA to recount one player's story of the day he was drafted.

Tuesday Rockpile: Jamey, the Ageless Wonder

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Jamey Wright was drafted in 1993. He is one of only two 1st round draft picks guaranteed an MLB job as a pitcher in 2012. So yeah, the Rockies have struggled in drafting pitchers.

Jonathan Herrera: Improvements Are There, Still Has Things to Prove

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Jonathan Herrera, a possible outsider on the 2012 Colorado Rockies, sees improvement in his game, and hopes to turn heads and earn a roster spot at season's beginning.

How the Colorado Rockies are a Keystone in the Venezuelan Pipeline to MLB

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The Colorado Rockies have recently taken a stronger interest in Venezuelan baseball players. Venezuela has had a strong interest in the Rockies since their inception.

Rays GM Andrew Friedman Says Matt Bush Done With Organization - Baseball Nation

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Bad apples are part of every sport, and Matt Bush might be one of the most rotten of all. Bush was taken first overall as a shortstop by the San Diego Padres in 2004, passing up such players as Justin Verlander, Stephen Drew, and Jered Weaver. Bush has since been converted to a pitcher, been suspended for being in a fight outside of an Arizona nightclub, was allegedly involved in a drunken assault on a high school campus, traded to the Blue Jays, released for violating their zero-tolerance behavioral policy, and now now this. Young players need to watch this guy and remember that their lives are now far more public than they once were.

Monday Rockpile: Talent, Not Effort, Will Determine the 2012 Rockies Finish

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The Rockies have one of the harder-working teams they've seen since the 2007 World Series run. Will Lady Luck smile up on the 2012 campaign?

Sunday Rockpile: With final roster decisions coming out of flux, we find the questions are only beginning.

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So we reach the point in the Spring where decisions might start getting made on the basis of a player's most recent performance. In the case of the rotation, this means 49 year old Jamie Moyer, who...

Saturday Rockpile: The Tulo vs. Ubaldo Battle Rages On

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Saturday Rockpile: The Tulo vs. Ubaldo Battle Rages On

Ramon Hernandez Cherishes the Opportunity to Mentor Young Catchers and Pitchers

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Ramon Hernandez has been brought in to mentor a young pitching staff and catching corps. Rather than a burden, Hernandez considers it an honor to provide what he never had.

Raffy's Notebook: Rosario and Escalona Learning; Cuddyer Appreciates Atmosphere

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Another notes column from Rafael; Rosario learning from Hernandez, Escalona learning from Betancourt; Cuddyer notices the change in atmosphere.

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