Friday, April 19, 2019
How they were built: Colorado Rockies
The Rockies are coming off a season where they made the playoffs for the second consecutive season, a franchise record. They also had a player set the record for most strikeouts in a season (in franchise history). This is how they were built.
Wolters was claimed off waivers from the Indians in February 2016.
Butera was acquired from the Royals in August for Jerry Vasto.
Reynolds signed with the Rockies in January.
Hampson was drafted in the 3rd round in 2016.
McMahon was drafted in the 2nd round in 2013.
Story was a first round pick (45th overall) in 2011.
Arenado was a second round pick in 2009.
Valaika was drafted in the 9th round in 2013.
Blackmon was drafted in the 2nd round in 2008.
Desmond signed a five year deal in December 2016.
Dahl was the 10th overall pick in 2012.
Tapia was signed as an amateur free agent in November 2010.
Freeland was the 8th overall pick in 2014.
Marquez was acquired from the Rays in January 2016 with Jake McGee for Corey Dickerson and Kevin Padlo.
Gray was the 3rd overall pick in 2013.
Senzatela signed as an amateur free agent in July 2011.
Bettis was a second round pick in 2010.
Estevez signed as an amateur free agent in May 2011.
Johnson signed with the Rockies in November 2016.
Musgrave was an 8th round pick in 2014.
Dunn signed a three year deal with the Rockies in December 2016.
Shaw signed a three year deal with the Rockies in December 2017.
Oberg was drafted in the 15th round in 2012.
Oh was acquired in July from the Blue Jays for Chad Spanberger, Forrest Wall and Bryan Baker.
Davis signed a three year deal with the Rockies in December 2017.
Anderson was the 20th overall pick in 2011.
McGee was acquired from the Rays in January 2016 with German Marquez for Corey Dickerson and Kevin Padlo.
Rusin was claimed off waivers from the Cubs in September 2014.
Iannetta signed with the Rockies in December 2017.
Murphy signed with the Rockies in December.