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Colorado Rockies First Round Draft Picks

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The Colorado Rockies first round draft picks include 42 players, with 24 being pitchers and 22 of those being drafted out of high school. The Rockies have selected five shortstops, five outfielders, three first basemen,  two third basemen, two catchers and one second baseman in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Rockies have selected 16 right-handers and eight left-handers.

The Rockies have drafted 17 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Michael Togila in 2019. Colorado has never selected first overall.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1992 John Burke RHP University of Florida 27
1993 Jamey Wright RHP Westmoore HS (OK) 28
1994 Doug Million LHP Sarasota HS (FL) 7
1995 Todd Helton 1B University of Tennessee 8
1996 Jake Westbrook RHP Madison County HS (GA) 21
1997 Mark Mangum RHP Kingwood HS (TX) 18
1998 Matt Roney RHP Edmond North HS (OK) 28
1998 Choo Freeman OF Dallas Christian School (TX) 36
1998 Jeff Winchester C Archbishop Rummel HS (LA) 40
1999 Jason Jennings RHP Baylor University 16
2000 Matt Harrington RHP Palmdale HS (CA) 7 Did Not Sign
2001 Jayson Nix SS Midland HS (TX) 44 $925,000
2002 Jeff Francis LHP University of British Columbia 9 $1,850,000
2003 Ian Stewart 3B La Quinta HS (CA) 10 $1,950,000
2004 Chris Nelson SS Redan HS (GA) 9 $2,150,000
2005 Troy Tulowitzki SS California State University, Long Beach 7 $2,300,000
2005 Chaz Roe RHP Lafayette HS (KY) 32 $1,025,000
2006 Greg Reynolds RHP Stanford University 2 $3,250,000
2007 Casey Weathers RHP Vanderbilt University 8 $1,800,000
2008 Christian Friedrich LHP Eastern Kentucky University 25 $1,350,000
2009 Tyler Matzek LHP Capistrano Valley HS (CA) 11 $3,900,000
2009 Tim Wheeler OF California State University, Sacramento 32 $900,000
2009 Rex Brothers LHP Lipscomb University 34 $969,000
2010 Kyle Parker OF Clemson University 26 $1,400,000
2010 Peter Tago RHP Dana Hills HS (CA) 47 $982,500
2011 Tyler Anderson LHP University of Oregon 20 $1,400,000
2011 Trevor Story SS Irving HS (TX) 45 $915,000
2012 David Dahl OF Oak Mountain HS (AL) 10 $2,600,000
2012 Eddie Butler RHP Radford University 46 $1,000,000
2013 Jon Gray RHP University of Oklahoma 3 $4,800,000
2014 Kyle Freeland LHP University of Evansville 8 $2,300,000
2014 Forrest Wall 2B Orangewood Christian School (FL) 35 $2,000,000
2015 Brendan Rodgers SS Lake Mary HS (FL) 3 $5,500,000
2015 Mike Nikorak RHP Stroudsburg HS (PA) 27 $2,300,000
2015 Tyler Nevin 3B Poway HS (CA) 38 $2,000,000
2016 Riley Pint RHP St. Thomas Aquinas HS (KS) 4 $4,800,000
2016 Robert Tyler RHP University of Georgia 38 $1,701,600
2018 Ryan Rolison LHP Ole Miss 22 $2,912,300
2018 Grant Lavigne 1B Bedford HS (NH) 42 $2,000,000
2019 Michael Togila 1B UCLA 23
2020 Zac Veen OF Spruce Creek HS (FL) 9
2020 Drew Romo C The Woodlands HS (TX) 35

Hall of Fame

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World Series Winners with Rockies

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NL MVP Award Winners with Rockies

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NL Cy Young Award Winners with Rockies

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Rookie of the Year Award with Rockies

Jason Jennings (2002)

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