View Full Version : Hot streak puts Holcomb on big upswing

08-11-2009, 11:41 AM
Third baseman Darin Holcomb has climbed back to the list of top prospects in the Rockies' organization due to his strong play of late for Tulsa in Double-A.

"If he finishes the second half of the season the way he's playing right now, he could find himself in Triple-A next year," said Marc Gustafson, the Rockies' director of player development. "It's all a matter of how young players handle adversity."

Triple-A would have been the last thing Holcomb was thinking about earlier this season. A Rockies' 12th-round selection out of Gonzaga in the 2007 June draft, Holcomb was struggling in his first season of Double-A ball.....

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