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The Denver Post Mar 20, 2019
Garrett Hampson’s bunting and speed make him Rockies most-versatile threat

Garrett Hampson’s bunting and speed make him Rockies most-versatile threat

Garrett Hampson's speed, smarts and old-school skills make him the Rockies' most versatile young player.
Rox Pile Mar 19, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Ryan McMahon putting a stranglehold on starting job

Alright, enough is enough.  The competition is over.  The Opening Day starter at second base for the Colorado Rockies has been decided.  Sorry Garrett Hampson, but Ryan McMahon has all but locked it up. After seven seasons, the Colorado Rockies will enter the season with a new starting second baseman.  With the departure of 3-time […] Colorado Rockies: Ryan McMahon putting a stranglehold on starting job - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rox Pile Mar 12, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Garrett Hampson has earned the second base role

Experiencing a taste of the Show last season, Garrett Hampson came into spring training on a mission. Now as Opening Day is less than three weeks away, the Rockies number three overall prospect looks to solidify his spot as the starting second baseman. Youthful exuberance has swept over the Colorado Rockies over the past two […] Colorado Rockies: Garrett Hampson has earned the second base role - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Denver Post Mar 12, 2019
The Colorado Rockies have speed to burn in 2019, and 33-year-old Ian Desmond is leading the way

The Colorado Rockies have speed to burn in 2019, and 33-year-old Ian Desmond is leading the way

Colorado's roster of roadrunners includes second baseman Garrett Hampson, shortstop Trevor Story and outfielders David Dahl, Raimel Tapia and Ian Desmond.
Purple Row Mar 12, 2019
Tuesday Rockpile: Young talent thrives in new season

Tuesday Rockpile: Young talent thrives in new season

Rockies news and links for March 12, 2019 Colorado Rockies: 4 things we learned while covering spring training | Rox Pile The Rockies are looking for their third consecutive playoff appearance in 2019. This year, they are playing without the familiar faces of DJ LeMahieu, Adam Ottavino, Gerardo Parra, and Carlos Gonzalez. The adjustment of replacing these players could be the difference in another Rocktober or not. Luckily for Colorado, there are many young players ready to go. We might be seeing the next generation of Rockies in Garrett Hampson, Ryan McMahon, and even Trevor Story, who’s...
Purple Row Mar 11, 2019
Monday Rockpile: Surprising performances keep things interesting

Monday Rockpile: Surprising performances keep things interesting

Rockies news and links for March 11, 2019 Colorado Rockies: Pat Valaika playing Mark Reynolds out of a job? | Rox Pile There have been strong performances out of the young Rockies players with spring underway. In particular, Ryan McMahon, Garrett Hampson, and Pat Valaika have proven they have what it takes. This is fantastic, as it means Brendan Rodgers can take his time developing in the minor leagues. However, with Pat Valaika playing as well as he is, it might also mean more competition with a roster spot for Mark Reynolds. Reynolds signed the minor league contract with the Rockies,...
Rox Pile Mar 10, 2019

Colorado Rockies: Pat Valaika playing Mark Reynolds out of a job?

In my most recent article, I explained how the stellar early spring performances by Colorado Rockies’ Ryan McMahon, Garrett Hampson, and Pat Valaika were going to allow the front office the luxury of not having to rush prospect Brendan Rodgers to the majors. What I failed to mention in that article was that these performances, […] Colorado Rockies: Pat Valaika playing Mark Reynolds out of a job? - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row Mar 9, 2019
Saturday Rockpile: Hampson and McMahon deserve their chance

Saturday Rockpile: Hampson and McMahon deserve their chance

Rockies news and links for Saturday, March 9, 2019 McMahon, Hampson to be factors in 2019 | MLB.com The hottest story coming out of spring training so far is undoubtedly the second base job competition, and it’s a decision that will come down to the wire. Ryan McMahon, Garrett Hampson, and Pat Valaika all showed off their weapons again on Friday, with Ryan and Pat hitting homers, and Garrett stealing a base and scoring easily, making Bud Black’s choice for his starting 2B that much more difficult. As Thomas Harding reports, though, it’s exactly the type of difficult decision Bud is...
The Denver Post Mar 8, 2019
Garrett Hampson, Ryan McMahon, Pat Valaika forcing Rockies into tough calls

Garrett Hampson, Ryan McMahon, Pat Valaika forcing Rockies into tough calls

Manager Bud lack, along with his coaching staff and the Rockies front office have tough roster decisions to make regarding second base and the bench.
Purple Row Mar 8, 2019
Friday Rockpile: Spring training highs and lows

Friday Rockpile: Spring training highs and lows

Rockies news and links for March 8, 2019 MHS Roundtable: How will Spring Training shake out for the Rockies? | Mile High Sports As the Rockies get ready for the 2019 season, some things are starting to shake out with the team. One big question has been who will play at second base. There’s some real competition, with Ryan McMahon, Garrett Hampson, and Brendan Rodgers are all looking good. Ryan McMahon has come out as something of a front runner, hitting well along with playing strong defense. He also has some more experience than either Hampson or Rodgers, giving him a slight edge. There...
The Denver Post Mar 1, 2019
Rockies Recap: Jon Gray howls, Garrett Hampson and Ryan McMahon go deep in loss to Athletics

Rockies Recap: Jon Gray howls, Garrett Hampson and Ryan McMahon go deep in loss to Athletics

Garrett Hampson had his second homer of the spring with a two-run blast in the fifth that cleared the grass seating in left field, and Ryan McMahon came off the bench and hit a solo shot in the seventh.
The Denver Post Feb 27, 2019
Rockies podcast: Breakdown of top young prospects from spring training

Rockies podcast: Breakdown of top young prospects from spring training

In this episode of the On the Rox podcast, Denver Post beat writers Patrick Saunders and Kyle Newman give their early spring training impressions of the club's top young prospects, with analysis on Brendan Rodgers, Justin Lawrence, Peter Lambert, Garrett Hampson, Raimel Tapia and Sam Hilliard.
The Denver Post Feb 26, 2019
Rockies expanding Garrett Hampson’s versatility as the outfield becomes a focus for the rookie

Rockies expanding Garrett Hampson’s versatility as the outfield becomes a focus for the rookie

Through four spring training games, Garrett Hampson has played four different positions, flashing natural defensive ability in both his native middle infield as well as the outfield.

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