Posts tagged Modesto Nuts

CAL LEAGUE PLAYER WATCH

CAL LEAGUE PLAYER WATCH

With the second half of the California League season underway, here’s a look at a few of the players I have been following all season. The hiA league is a great crossroad stop for so many players. It takes most prospects some time to get here as they have to pass the “entry level” leagues […]

CAL LEAGUE HONORS FOR 6/30

CAL LEAGUE HONORS FOR 6/30

For the week ending June 30 the California League has recognized the following players: OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Harold Riggins, 1B, Modesto Nuts (Rockies) Riggins got hot at the plate and posted a line of .375/.500/.833 with 3 HR, 7 RBI and 9 R for the Nuts. A seventh-round pick out of North […]

CAL LEAGUE TOUR: MODESTO

CAL LEAGUE TOUR: MODESTO

The Modesto Nuts are the hiA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies in the California League and it’s a pretty easy trek up Highway 99 from HotStoveHeat HQ to see them at John Thurman Field. It’s right off the freeway and you don’t need directions, necessarily, because you can see the light standards before you get […]

WATCH LIST: RAFAEL ORTEGA

WATCH LIST: RAFAEL ORTEGA

PARENT CLUB – ST. LOUIS CARDINALS SIGNED – Colorado 2008, Minor League Free Agent (Venezuela) CURRENT ASSIGNMENT – Cardinals’ 40-man roster NOTES: Claimed off waivers by St. Louis Cardinals At age 22, Rafael Ortega will embark on his seventh season of professional baseball in the U.S. after being signed out of Venezuela in 2008. A centerfielder with great speed,  Ortega […]

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