The Colorado Rockies have outrighted six players off the 40-man roster, including former first-round pick Greg Reynolds and infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff. Also being sent out were right-handed pitchers Jim Miller, Matt Daley and Cory Riordan and catcher Jose Morales.
The Houston Astros again shelled Colorado Rockies pitching, collecting 14 hits — including one each from their first six hitters of the game — en route to an 11-2 win and the Rockies’ ninth straight loss.
The Colorado Rockies lost their eighth straight game, falling 9-6 to the Houston Astros as Alex White and Matt Reynolds yielded three-run doubles.
Kevin Millwood finally faltered and the Colorado Rockies were held to one hit in an 8-2 loss to the San Diego Padres. It was the Rockies fifth straight defeat and assured them of a losing record at Coors Field this season.
The Colorado Rockies have placed infielder Jonathan Herrera on the 60-day disabled list with a fractured right index finger. The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for right-handed reliever Jim Miller, who was recalled along with catcher Wilin Rosario and catcher/infielder Jordan Pacheco on Tuesday.
Jordan Pacheco, Chris Nelson and Jim Miller recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs, and Wilin Rosario and Drew Pomeranz promoted from Double-A Tulsa.
Starting pitcher Edgar Gonzalez allowed one run on two hits, walked two and struck out three in seven innings. But he was denied a when by a two-run walkoff home run off reliever Jim Miller.
Colorado Springs catcher Jordan Pacheco doubled in the go-ahead run in the 14th inning Tuesday. In the lower minors, Colorado Rockies prospects took part in a pair of All-Star Games.
Colorado Springs outfielder Cole Garner and Tulsa third baseman Darin Holcomb returned to their respective lineups for the first time in more than a week.
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox rallied in the bottom of the eighth for seven runs, including a three-run home run by first baseman Mike Jacobs and an RBI double by catcher Jordan Pacheco, to take a 9-8 lead before giving it back with two runs in the ninth.
The Double-A Drillers won in a walkoff in the 10th inning Wednesday when Thomas Field scored from a second on an error in right field. First baseman Ben Paulsen was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI and is hitting .405 with 10 RBI in his past 10 games.
For the second time this season, Tyler Matzek lasted just one inning at high Class-A Modesto. Matzek allowed five runs on three hits — including to home runs — and five walks, but the Nuts still won behind 18 runs.