Rockies add Garner to 40-man roster
The Colorado Rockies have recalled outfielder ColoradoRockies.com.from Triple-A Colorado Springs and added him to the 40-man roster, according to the transactions at
Garner, who will turn 26 in December, was a 26th-round pick in 2003 and moved through the Rockies system one level at time starting in 2005. He emerged as a major-league outfield prospect with a strong 2010 season at Colorado Springs when he hit .304 with 13 home runs and 61 RBI.
InsideTheRockies.com covered Garner’s situation and potential as a major-leaguer in depth in our October farm report. Garner was eligible to become a minor-league free agent in the Rockies didn’t add him to the 40-man roster within five days of the World Series.