Itching to pitch

Finally healthy, GJ Rockies' Balog ready to start career

After being the Colorado Rockies’ third pick in the 2013 draft, Alex Balog’s pro career didn’t start the way he wanted. The right-handed pitcher from the University of San Francisco was sidelined by a pulled muscle in his back and has yet to pitch this season. After the injury healed, Balog has thrown some bullpen sessions with the Grand Junction Rockies, with the goal to get him in a game sometime in August.



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After being the Colorado Rockies’ third pick in the 2013 draft, Alex Balog’s pro career didn’t start the way he wanted. The right-handed pitcher from the University of San Francisco was sidelined by a pulled muscle in his back and has yet to pitch this season. After the injury healed, Balog has thrown some bullpen sessions with the Grand Junction Rockies, with the goal to get him in a game sometime in August.

Like any baseball player that gets drafted, Alex Balog was excited to start his professional career, but that excitement was followed by some frustration. The Colorado Rockies’ third…




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