Corpas Gets Workout
Struggling relieverwas given some early work on Tuesday.
While the Rockies were taking batting practice prior to Tuesday’s game against San Diego, Corpas was throwing in the bullpen under the watch of pitching coach Bob Apodaca and bullpen coach Jim Wright.
The Rockies are looking for a way to get the sharpness back in Corpas’ slider and the swagger back in his demeanor.
Corpas is 0-3 with a 6.75 earned-run average. He has allowed runs in four of his last five appearances. He is 0-for-8 in save opporutnities since April 22 last season, when he was replaced in the role of Rockies’ closer by Brian Fuentes.
Corpas opened this season as the setup man to, moved into the closer’s role briefly, but Street has returned to the ninth-inning role.