|Kyle Parker to become Todd Helton's successor?|
|by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Wednesday, October 9, 2013 8:59 AM||
Kyle ParkerKyle Parker
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Parker was ranked by Baseball America as the Rockies' best power hitter in both 2010 and 2012.
This season Parker hit .288/.345/.492 with 23 home runs for Double-A Tulsa. The interesting part of Parker's participation in the AFL is the position he's listed at -- first base. This could be the Rockies official transition to playing Parker primarily in a role meant to become Todd Helton's successor.
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