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Colorado Rockies have a promising future

Things might seem gloomy now, but the Rockies have a handful of young players waiting to make some noise at the major league level.

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Peek down pipeline looks promising for Colorado Rockies – The Denver Post

The trade of Troy Tulowitzki was hard for the majority of Rockies fans to swallow, but when looking at the big picture, this team looks much better in the long run. With the addition of Jeff Hoffman, Jesus Tinoco, and Miguel Castro, the Rockies minor league system is the strongest it's ever been. Nick Groke mentions names such as Trevor Story, Kyle Freeland, Tom Murphy, and David Dahl as reasons to have hope in the next few seasons.

On Jon Gray’s rookie pitch limit, Rockies are setting him up for 2016 – The Denver Post

Jon Gray was only allowed to throw 77 pitches in his major league debut, but the Rockies are limiting his pitch count for a reason. Gray threw 124 innings last year, and he was shut down when he started to feel fatigued. With the Triple-A club this year, Gray threw 114 innings, and the Rockies don't want him to pitch a whole more than that. Gray will throw around 30-35 innings for the rest of the season, in hopes to have him completely healthy for the 2016 season. We will see Gray make his second major league start tomorrow night.

Kahnle to see save chances for Rockies –

Tommy Kahnle, who is arguably the best reliever the Rockies have, earned his first career save Friday night. Although Walt Weiss hasn't officially declared him the teams' closer, it's likely we'll see him get the majority of save opportunities for the rest of the year. Kahnle has a 2.60 ERA over 27 2/3 innings this season, with 35 strikeouts and 17 walks. The strikeout numbers are very encouraging, but he will need to find a way to limit the walks if he wants to sustain success at the major league level.


Here Are Some Possible Colorado Rockies September Call-Ups – RoxPile

Bobby DeMuro lists the possibilities of players who may see some major league action in September. Candidates include Cristhian Adames, Jairo Diaz, Trevor Story, and a whole lot more. Next month should be a fun month to see the Rockies future stars in action.