Former No. 1s Riley Pint, Mike Nikorak on Short-Season Boise Roster

With a roster that includes two pitchers who are former first-round draft choices -- Riley Pint, the fourth selection overall in 2016, and Mike Nikorak, the Rockies second pick in the 2015 draft and 27th player selected overall -- short-season Boise opened its season at Spokane Friday night with a 35-player roster.

Pint, who received a $4.8 million bonus when he signed out of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, Ks., opened this season at low-A Asheville, but did not make it out of the first inning of his first start. Pint was charged with five runs while retiring two batters, the victim of two errors, and also gave up two hits and walked two.

He was diagnosed with tightness in his right forearm but has not pitched since.

Nikorak, selected in the same first round as Rockies No. 1 prospect Brandon Rodgers, who was the third selection overall in 2015, missed the 2017 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

The Boise roster, according to the Hawks website, includes nine players from this year's draft. With the Rockies expected to sign at least seven more players from this year's draft adjustment figure to be made early in the Boise season.

PITCHERS (20) B-T Ht Wt 2918 Draft School
Miguel Ausua L 6' 0" 180 29th Round Oral Roberts
Mike Bunal R 6' 2" 205
Nick Bush L 5' 11" 173 8th Round LSU
Alec Byrd L 6' 3" 175
Joel Condrey L-R 6' 3" 185 31st round Whitworth College
Eric Hepple R 6' 0" 218 27th round Central Florida
Boby Johnson R 6' 1" 185 16th Round Bradley
Shelby Lackey R 6' 3" 190 18th Round Pacific
Pearson McMahan L-R 6' 2" 190
Javier Medina R 6' 2" 190
Mike Nikorak R 6' 5" 205
Jeffri Ocando R 6' 1" 180
Keinter Olivares L 6' 0" 170
Riley Pint R 6' 4" 195
Carlos Polanco R 6' 2" 175
PJ Poulin R-L 6' 1" 185 11th round Connecticut
Hayden Roberts R 6' 0" 187
Colten Schmidt L 6' 0" 175 23rd round Louisiana-Lafayette
Jefry Valdez R 6' 1" 165
Hunter Williams L 6' 1" 220
CATCHERS (2)
Greg Jones L-R 6' 2" 220
Hidekel Gonzalez R 6' 0" 189
INFIELDERS (7)
Jeff Bohling S-R 5' 10" 190
Luis Castro R 6' 1" 187
Danny Edgeworth L-R 6' 3" 210
Cade Harris L-R 6' 2" 195
LJ Hatch R 5' 11" 175
Kennard McDowell R 6' 3" 195
Robert Metz R 5' 10" 185 25th round George Washington
OUTFIELDERS (6)
Cole Anderson R 5' 11" 190
Matt Hearn L-R 5' 9" 165
Daniel Jipping R 6' 2" 232
Aubrey McCarty S-R 6' 3" 205
Luke Morgan R 6' 2" 195
J.B. Moss R 6' 0" 185
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