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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.


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