Shane Broyles

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Shane Allen Broyles

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Shane Broyles began playing in the Colorado Rockies organization in 2012 with the Tri-City Dust Devils of the Northwest League after being a 14th round selection in the 2012 amateur draft.

In his first season, he went 5-3, 3.69 in 13 games, with 60 strikeouts in 68 1/3 innings. He then split 2013 between the Tri-City and the Asheville Tourists, going a combined 6-9, 5.03. In 2014, he moved to the bullpen, making only 1 start in 44 appearances between the Modesto Nuts of the California League and the Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League. He was 2-3, 3.18 with 1 save in 70 2/3 innings. 2015 saw him with three different teams. He took a step back by spending time back at Modesto, but also lined up with the Rockies' new AA affiliate, the New Britain Rock Cats of the Eastern League, and he also made 4 appearances in AAA with the Albuquerque Isotopes. Combined, he was 0-6, 4.34 with 2 saves in 42 games.

In 2016, he spent the entire season with the Hartford Yard Goats, the reincarnation of the relocated New Britain team. In 36 relief appearances, he was just 0-1, 5.65, logging 51 innings. He got back on the prospect track in 2017 however, when he combined for a 3-1, 1.81 record between Hartford and Albuquerque, logging 21 saves in 48 games. he joined the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League after the season, and impressed with 3 saves and a 1.29 ERA.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Thomas Harding: "Broyles' AFL work may earn him chance in '18: Minor League reliever has pitched well for Salt River",, November 8, 2017. [1]

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