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California League Player of the Week: SS Brendan Rodgers – Rockies

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In 2015, the Colorado Rockies selected Brendan Rodgers with the first pick overall in the MLB Amateur draft. That season he was sent to start his pro career with the Grand Junction Rockies (Rookie) and in 37 games, he batted .273, with eight doubles, two triples, three home runs, 20 RBIs and 15 walks.

In 2016, Rodgers was promoted to the Class-A Full Season Asheville Tourists and in 110 games, he batted .281, with hits, 73 runs, 31 doubles, 19 home runs, 73 RBIs, and 35 walks.

The Rockies #1 prospect is having great 2017 season so far in the California league with the Lancaster JetHawks, as he is batting .418 (33 for 79), with 18 runs, 10 doubles, a triples, three home runs and 18 RBIs in 19 games. Rodgers also currently has a 12-game hitting streak, with seven multi-hit games in that span.

Over the past week from May 8-14, he is batting .560 (14 for 25), with nine runs scored, five doubles, a triple, two home runs, nine RBIs and two walks. On Sunday, he enjoyed a 4 for 4 game, missing just a double to complete the cycle.

Congratulations to Brendan Rodgers for being named Legends on Deck’s California League Player of the Week for May 8-14.

 

David Conde

David Conde

Co-Founder/Executive Editor at Legends On Deck®
David is the Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®. He was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com. David's idea forLegends on Deck is to be a site where passionate fans of the game have a place to read about their favorite baseball teams. The site is also for people who had a talent to write or even take photographs and have the platform to share. The passion of following the Minor Leagues can be seen all over the site as the players journey's are what what drives the LOD team to share their content. David's passion is making available a site that people can have fun sharing and reading.

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