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Pair of Colorado Rockies hitters reach milestones in Monday’s win

Gerardo Parra notched his 1,000th career hit and Stephen Cardullo got his first as the Rockies beat the Dodgers.

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Rockies' Gerardo Parra gets 1,000th hit |
Rockies hitters registered milestone hits in back-to-back innings on Monday as Gerardo Parra got his 1,000th career hit, an RBI single in the seventh, and Stephen Cardullo got his first, also a single in the eighth. Both players talked with Ben Weinrib about their milestones after the 8-1 win.

Tim Tebow's baseball workout: What you need to know - The Sporting News
The Rockies are reportedly among the teams that will be in attendance today as former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow works out for scouts in Los Angeles. Even before the workout, Tebow has an offer from a team in the Venezuelan Winter League, according to reports, an offer he is considering.

Tyler Beede among top prospect performers Mon. |
Albuquerque Isotopes outfielder, and No. 4 PuRP, Raimel Tapia was among’s top prospect performers on Monday, going 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs in the ‘Topes win over Salt Lake.

Too early to call Gerardo Parra the Rockies’ first baseman of future – The Denver Post
Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra got his fourth start of the season at first base on Monday, but Patrick Saunders reports that he is unlikely to be a long-term solution there. The Rockies do have a pair of prospects in Jordan Patterson and Ryan McMahon that have first base experience in the minors and should be ready for the big leagues fairly soon, and they could look outside the organization for first base options, as well.

Chad Qualls deals with lower weight, velocity |
Since his stint on the disabled list with an illness, Rockies reliever Chad Qualls has struggled with a drop in velocity after losing 14 pounds, to the tune of a 10.13 ERA since his return. Qualls talked with Ben Weinrib about how he is adjusting to his new repertoire.