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Rockies Insider: Drew Romo off to strong start in minors as Colorado’s catcher of the future

Colorado’s supplemental first-round pick last year at No. 35 overall, Romo is raking in his first professional season after the 2020 minor-league schedule was wiped out due to COVID. The 20-year-old is slashing .323/.351/.458 through 72 games with Class-A Fresno, with six home runs, 42 RBIs and an .810 OPS.

Romo said his early success is a result of “not putting too much pressure on myself.”

“I just keep telling myself that I have nothing to lose,” Romo said. “And I remind myself that I’m here for a reason, and I need to keep doing what I’ve done to get myself to this point.