Tyler Matzek returned to the rotation at low Class-A Asheville for the first time in more than a month on Wednesday and allowed two hits, walked five and struck out six in four scoreless innings.
One night after Tulsa’s Wilin Rosario hit two home runs, two Colorado Rockies top position-player prospects — Tulsa’s Tim Wheeler and Asheville’s Kyle Parker — added two home runs of their own.
The Colorado Rockies have recalled outfielder Dexter Fowler and purchased the contract of catcher Eliezer Alfonzo from Triple-A Colorado Springs. To make room on the active roster, the Rockies optioned outfielder Cole Garner and catcher Matt Pagnozzi.
Jhoulys Chacin gave the Colorado Rockies an outstanding pitching performance in the finale of a well-pitched three-game series with the Washington Nationals, but received no support from his offense in a 2-0 loss Sunday.
Jason Hammel recovered from a shaky first inning and, backed by 2 2/3 scoreless innings from the bullpen, helped the Colorado Rockies take the first of a three-game series against the Washington Nationals, 3-2, and snap five-game losing streak.
The Colorado Rockies lineup Friday against Washington Nationals left-hander John Lannan.
The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Charlie Blackmon on the disabled list and have recalled outfielder Cole Garner from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Rockies have recalled third baseman Ian Stewart, who will start Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Outfielder Cole Garner has been optioned to the Sky Sox to make room on the roster.
The Colorado Rockies, playing without Carlos Gonzalez, lost Troy Tulowitzki in the fourth inning due to right quadriceps tightness and managed just four hits while losing 4-1 to the Atlanta Braves.
The Colorado Rockies recalled outfielder Cole Garner from Triple-A Colorado Springs and made room for him on the roster by optioning pitcher Clayton Mortensen to the Sky Sox.
Rosell Herrera, the 18-year-old shortstop ranked the 12th-best prospect in the Colorado Rockies system before he played a game in the U.S. homered for the first time at rookie Casper on Tuesday.
Dexter Fowler and Ian Stewart endured a hitless night at Triple-A Colorado Springs, combining to go 0-for-7. Fowler is 0-for-14 in his past four games but has walked six times. Stewart is 1-for-21 in his past five.