‘Dream come true’

Mesa's Popick selected by Rockies in MLB draft

Colorado Mesa’s Jeff Popick connects on a single during a game at Canyon View Park earlier this season. Popick’s next game will be as a Colorado Rockies minor leaguer. Popick, a Denver native, was selected Wednesday by the Rockies in the 16th round. Popick may start his career as a Grand Junction Rockie.



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Colorado Mesa’s Jeff Popick connects on a single during a game at Canyon View Park earlier this season. Popick’s next game will be as a Colorado Rockies minor leaguer. Popick, a Denver native, was selected Wednesday by the Rockies in the 16th round. Popick may start his career as a Grand Junction Rockie.

Jeff Popick knew it was a realistic possibility, but it still was surreal. The Colorado Mesa University outfielder and Denver-area native was drafted Wednesday by the Colorado Rockies in the…




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