Outfielders Charlie Blackmon and Ryan Spilborghs, infielder Jonathan Herrera and pitchers Jorge De La Rosa and Juan Nicasio have been added to the Colorado Rockies 40-man roster, which now has 37 players.
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When he makes his Colorado Rockies debut on Wednesday, Kevin Millwood will be the 10th pitcher to start for the Rockies this season. The others are Jhoulys Chacin and Jason Hammel (23 starts each), Ubaldo Jimenez (21), Juan Nicasio (13), Aaron Cook (11), Jorge De La Rosa (10), Esmil Rogers and Clayton Mortensen (6 each), Greg Reynolds (3) and Alan Johnson (1). Millwood will be making his first appearance in the majors since his final start with the Orioles on Sept. 29, 2010, at Tampa Bay.
The Colorado Rockies formally placed Jorge De La Rosa on the 15-day disabled list with a torn left ulnar collateral ligament and recalled right-handed reliever Bruce Billings from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
The season is over for Colorado Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa, who suffered a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. De La Rosa is likely to miss the rest of this season and part of next following Tommy John surgery.
The Colorado Rockies rallied from a 3-0 deficit, scoring multiple runs in four different innings on their way to a 12-4 win, a scoring barrage that was bookended by Carlos Gonzalez home runs.
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa left the first game of Tuesday’s double-header against the Arizona Diamondbacks with soreness in his left elbow.
Jonathan Herrera moves up to the leadoff spot and Dexter Fowler stays at No. 2 for the Colorado Rockies in the first game of a double-header against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Jorge De La Rosa and Cole Hamels didn’t allow much offense on Wednesday. But while the Colorado Rockies earned their run with a pair of extra-base hits, the Philadelphia Phillies managed only five singles and were aided by a pair of plays behind the plate in their 2-1 win.
Alfred Amezaga gets the start at second base Wednesday for the Colorado Rockies. Jose Lopez and Ryan Spilborghs are also in the lineup against Philadelphi Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Ty Wigginton is the starting lineup at third base for the Colorado Rockies on Friday against the San Diego Padres. The move to activate Wigginton from the disabled list has not been announced.
The Colorado Rockies have set their starting rotation for the rest of the current homestand and will skip Clayton Mortensen, whose next regular turn falls on Thursday’s off day. Mortensen will instead start next Tuesday in the finale of a two-game series with the San Francisco Giants.
The Colorado Rockies return home from a 1-5 road trip and open an eight-game homestand on Monday that will conclude next week with a chance for the Rockies to get some revenge on the San Francisco Giants in a two-game series.