Rockies to activate Buchholz, send down Chacin
The long comeback of Colorado Rockies reliever Taylor Buchholz is nearly complete. Buchholz, who last pitched in September 2008 before undergoing Tommy John surgery, is expected to be activated before Saturday’s game with the Philadelphia Phillies.
To make room on the roster,will be sent to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Chacin will return to starting after pitching out of the Rockies bullpen since returned to the rotation.
Buchholz pitched for Single-A Modesto and Triple-A Colorado Springs during his rehab. In 18 games, Buchholz was 1-1 with a 4.82 ERA.