Meet the Grand Junction Rockies infielders

Miguel Diloné

Nickname: Guelito

Position: IF

School: Instituto Iberia HS

Hometown: Santiago, D.R.

Drafted: 2011, free agent

Height, Weight: 6-2, 175

Bats/Throws: L/R

Walk-up song: “Prendan Los Motores” (Jowell y Randy Ft. Farruko)

Best baseball memory: The day that the Rockies signed me to play pro ball.

Greatest baseball accomplishment: Going in my first two seasons in professional baseball to an All-Star game in the Dominican Summer League.

Goals for this season: Stay healthy all year and trying to help my team on whatever they need me to do.

Favorite player growing up: Jose Reyes, because he is the kind of player that can help you to win in different ways, and he always enjoyed the game of baseball.

Who has influenced you most? My dad. He was a former big leaguer, so he is the one that taught me how to play baseball (when) I was a young kid and always gave me support for everything.

Favorite pregame meal: Ham and cheese sandwich with peanut butter

Favorite food: Rice, beans and chicken

Off-field hobbies: I like to go out and have fun with friends, sometimes I like to go watch the games in the Dominican Winter Ball.

Emerson Jimenez

Nickname: Elmi

Position: SS

School: Dominican Summer League

Hometown: Santo Domingo, D.R.

Drafted: 2011, free agent

Height, Weight: 6-1, 160

Bats/Throws: L/R

Walk-up song: “Cuando Yo Llegue” (Los Teke Tekes)

Best baseball memory: Grand slam at age 12.

Greatest baseball accomplishment: When I signed at 16.

Goals for this season: Bat above .300, 40 stolen bases.

Favorite player growing up: Hanley Ramirez.

Who has influenced you most? Rafael Caba.

Favorite pregame meal: Buffalo chicken sandwich

Favorite food: Rice, chicken and beans

Off-field hobbies: Music, TV, chill with friends

Ryan McMahon

Position: 3B

School: Mater Dei (Calif.) HS

Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.

Drafted: 2013, 2nd round

Height, Weight: 6-2, 185

Bats/Throws: L/R

Walk-up song: “My Moment” (DJ Drama)

Best baseball memory: My first home run

Greatest baseball accomplishment: Orange County player of the year.

Goals for this season: Learn a lot.

Favorite player growing up: Derek Jeter. The way he played the game and his calmness.

Who has influenced you most? Dad, because (playing baseball) was our thing growing up.

Favorite pregame meal: Chicken and rice

Favorite food: Steak

Off-field hobbies: Beach volleyball

Zach Osborne

Nickname: Ozzie

Position: IF

School: University of Tennessee

Hometown: Louisville, Ky.

Drafted: 2012, free agent

Height, Weight: 5-6, 170

Bats/Throws: R/R

Walk-up song: “Tell the World” (Lecrae)

Best baseball memory: Winning the Little League World Series and Kentucky high school state championship.

Goals for this season: Help win a title.

Favorite player growing up: Derek Jeter, he carries himself the right way on and off the field.

Who has influenced you most? My family; they have always supported me and helped me grow in this game.

Favorite pregame meal: Grilled chicken

Favorite food: Steak

Off-field hobbies: Listening to music, playing guitar

Correlle Prime

Nickname: Prime Time

Position: 1B

School: Manatee (Fla.) HS

Hometown: Plant City, Fla.

Drafted: 2012, 12th round

Height, Weight: 6-6, 210

Bats/Throws: R/R

Walk-up song: “Badass” (remix, Kid Ink featuring Meek Mill and Wale)

Best baseball memory: My first T-ball game. Hitting the ball, then running to third base.

Goals for this season: To stay healthy and have a great season.

Favorite player growing up: Alfonso Soriano, because we wore the same number.

Who has influenced you most? My mother. She has showed me what hard work is all about and that is how you get better. She has been there the whole ride.

Favorite pregame meal: Ziti

Favorite food: Pork chop (fried) and pork and beans with rice

Off-field hobbies: Chillin’


Late Arrival

Position: 3B

School: Elk Grove (Calif.) HS

Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.

Drafted: 2013, 6th round

Height, Weight: 6-0, 170

Bats/Throws: L/R


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