2022 Media Guide

Joe aeilts braxt n fu ford HT: 5’11” WT: 190 B/T: R/R BORN: 12/9/98, lubbock, tx OPENING DAY AGE: 23 original: 6th round in 2021



2022: Enters second professional season with the Colorado Rockies organization. 2021: Started professional career with ACL Rockies (rookie ball), playing in 14 games...batted .267 with four doubles, 10 walks, eight runs and three RBI...stole two bases and was not caught once...threw out six of 14 baserunners.

Personal: Selected by the Rockies in the 6th round of the 2021 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Texas Tech University...in last year at TTU, batted .264 with a whopping 14 homers, 12 doubles and 45 RBI (52 games)...in 2020, rock solid defensively as he allowed just four passed balls while receiving from scouts as one of the most powerful arms in college baseball...threw out two of six potential base stealers...finished with two multi-hit games and three multi-RBI performances... started the year with a season-long streak of eight games reaching base safely...recorded a season-high two hits in back-to-back games against Northern Colorado...in 2019, appeared in 64 of the team’s 66 games with 57 starts at catcher...hit .298 which ranked sixth on the team...blasted four clouts, nine doubles and one triple...drove in 34 runs and scored 35 times...had team-high eight hit-by-pitches...in 2018, started 26 of the 38 games in which he appeared with 25 coming behind the plate...starting catcher for the last 12 games of the season during CWS run...hit .193 with two doubles, a triple and a homer...compiled three multi-hit games...three-year letterwinner at Monterey High School for head coach Kent Meador...holds the record for highest batting average ever at Monterey (.571)...was named All-State catcher for Division 5A...2017 Elite Academic All-State and First Team All-District catcher in district 4/5A...2015 Second Team All-District recipient...son of Jai and Tammy Fulford.


Year Team

LV ORG AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG OPS Rk COL .267 14 30 8 8 4 0 0 3 10 14 2 0 .488 .400 .888 .267 14 30 8 8 4 0 0 3 10 14 2 0 .488 .400 .888

2021 ACL Rockies Minor League Totals

Joe aeilts Francisco garcia HT: 6’0” WT: 190 B/T: R/R BORN: 11/10/02, san pedro de macoris, dr OPENING DAY AGE: 19 original: signed as int’l udfa in 2019



2022: Enters third professional season with the Colorado Rockies orga- nization. 2021: Spent the entire season with DSL Colorado (rookie ball), appearing in 57 games…batted .267/.357/.433 with six homers and 12 doubles…had 35 RBI and scored 33 times over those 57 games...stole seven bases and was caught twice... walked 15 times but struck out almost once per game (54)...mainly played at third base, which could be a long term spot for him, as long as he can stay similar in size. 2020: Did not play due to cancellation of the Minor League Season. Personal: Signed with the Rockies on December 13th, 2019...winter signing by the Rockies, but has shown great promise after one season in professional ball...could see first action state-side in 2022...tons of promise at the plate, especially power numbers...strikes out a lot, but can be fixed.


Year Team


2020 No Season 2021 DSL Colorado Minor League Totals

DSLRk COL .267 57 180 33 48 12 0 6 35 15 54 7 2 .357 .433 .790 .267 57 180 33 48 12 0 6 35 15 54 7 2 .357 .433 .790


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