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Parker French is one of the college pitchers drafted by the Colorado Rockies who is throwing well for the Grand Junction Rockies. When the GJ Rockies make changes in the rotation later this month, French will remain a starter, along with Trey Killian and Gavin Glanz, two other former college arms, and three 2015 high school draftees.

Moving parts

GJ Rockies’ pitching staff will start to look different now that July is here

So many pitchers, so few innings.
It’s a problem Grand Junction Rockies pitching coach Ryan Kibler isn’t complaining about, however.
“I’ve never had this many available to pitch,” said Kibler, who’s been with the Rockies since they moved from Casper in 2012. “I’ve had upwards of four and five guys hurt who aren’t game-ready, but this many active? Twenty, 19 guys are active, or will be by July 15. I’ve never had that many.”

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