Meet the Grand Junction Rockies catchers

Jose Briceño

Position: C

Hometown: Beruta, Estado Miranda, Venezuela

Drafted: 2009, free agent

Height, Weight: 6-0, 185

Bats/Throws: R/R

Walk-up song: “Soldado” (Juan Luis Guerra)

Best baseball memory: When I hit my first home run when I was 9 years old

Greatest baseball accomplishment: When I signed to the Colorado Rockies in 2009

Goals for this season: Working hard every day and (being a) champion

Favorite player growing up: Yadier Molina

Who has influenced you most? My God, my mom and grandfather

Favorite pregame meal: Cereal

Favorite food: Pancakes for breakfast, macaroni and cheese

Off-field hobbies: Read the Bible

Robbie Perkins

Nickname: Aussie, Perk

Position: C

School: Daramala College (Aust.)

Hometown: Canberra, Australia

Drafted: 2012, free agent

Height, Weight: 6-1, 170

Bats/Throws: R/R

Walk-up song: “Cold Dust” (Flux Pavilion remix)

Best baseball memory: Winning the 2012/2013 Australian Baseball League season with the Canberra Cavalry

Goals for this season: Put up solid numbers, play to the best of my ability, help the team however I can.

Favorite pregame meal: Pasta

Favorite food: My dad’s chicken bake

Off-field hobbies: Listening to music, playing video games, going to the gym, relaxing.

Jairo Rosario

Nickname: El Torito (Little Bull)

Position: C

School: Dominican Summer League

Hometown: Bonao, Dominican Republic

Drafted: 2011, free agent

Height, Weight: 5-10, 175

Bats/Throws: R/R

Walk-up song: “Hablame de Romo” (Los Teke Tek)

Best baseball memory: My first home run, age 10

Goals for this season: Bat above .290, 40 RBI

Favorite player growing up: Manny Ramirez

Who has influenced you most? My brother, Wilin Rosario

Favorite pregame meal: Hamburger

Favorite food: Rice, beans and chicken; salad

Off-field hobbies: Music, TV, write in journal


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