After Jon Gray’s performance against San Diego on Friday night, we should all feel better about the Colorado Rockies‘ draft and develop strategies.
As their selections in the 2016 draft conclude, let’s take a quick look at the players they took in all 40 rounds. Over half are pitchers, demonstrating that Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Bridich really does believe in the importance of building a pitching staff from within.
Round 1: Riley Pint, RHP, St. Thomas Aquinas High School (KS). Click here for more on Pint.
Competitive Balance Round A: Robert Tyler, RHP, Georgia. Click here for more on Tyler.
Round 2: Ben Bowden, LHP, Vanderbilt. Click here for more on Bowden.
Round 3: Garrett Hampson, SS, Cal State Long Beach. Click here for more on Hampson.
Round 4: Colton Welker, 3B, Stoneman Douglas High School (FL). Click here for more on Welker.
Round 5: Brian Serven, C, Arizona State. Click here for more on Serven.
Round 6: Willie Abreu, RF, Miami. Click here for more on Abreu.
Round 7: Reid Humphreys, RHP, Mississippi State. Click here for more on Humphreys.
Round 8: Ty Culbreth, LHP, Texas. Click here for more on Culbreth.
Round 9: Justin Calomeni, RHP, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Click here for more on Calomeni.
Round 10: Vince Fernandez, OF, UC Riverside. Click here for more on Fernandez.
Round 11: Bryan Baker, RHP, University of North Florida
Round 12: Brandon Gold, RHP, Georgia Tech
Round 13: Taylor Snyder, SS, CSU Pueblo
Round 14: Matt Dennis, RHP, Bradley
Round 15: Justin Valdespina, RHP, Southern New Hampshire
Round 16: Will Haynie, C, Alabama
Round 17: Mike Bunal, RHP, SUNY Binghamton
Round 18: Hunter Melton, 1B, Texas A&M
Round 19: Jacob Bosiokovic, 1B, Ohio State
Round 20: Kyle Cedotal, LHP, Southeastern Louisiana
Round 21: Tyler Bugner, CF, Newman
Round 22: Steven Linkous, OF, UNC Wilmington
Round 23: Jared Gesell, RHP, UNC Wilmington
Round 24: John Hammer, RHP, Marshall
Round 25: Heath Holder, RHP, Georgia
Round 26: Austin Moore, RHP, West Texas A&M
Round 27: George Thanopoulos, RHP, Columbia
Round 28: Ryan Luna, RHP, Sonoma State
Round 29: Josh Shelley, RHP, University of Mobile
Round 30: Rico Garcia, RHP, Hawaii Pacific
Round 31: Kenny Oakley, RHP, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Round 32: John Hendry, RHP, Notre Dame College Prep
Round 33: Tyler Orris, SS, Millersville
Round 34: Wyatt Featherston, CF, Green Mountain High School (Lakewood, CO)
Round 35: Michael Toglia, CF, Gig Harbor High School (WA)
Round 36: Trevor Edior, CF, Carson High School (CA)
Round 37: Troy Bacon, RHP, Santa Fe Community College
Round 38: Quin Cotton, CF, Regis Jesuit High School (Aurora, CO)
Round 39: Cuba Bess, C, Fruita Monument High School (Fruita, CO)
Round 40: Luca Dalatri, RHP, Christian Brothers Academy (NJ)
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