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.
The Colorado Rockies have reinstated right-handed pitcher Alex White from the 60-day disabled list. To make room, the Rockies placed right-hander Edgmer Esaclona on the 15-day disabled list and transferred Juan Nicasio to the 60-day list.
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 will give right-handed pitcher Kevin Millwood a look to take over Juan Nicasio’s spot in the starting rotation. Millwood will join the team in Cincinnati, but the Rockies did not announce who will start Wednesday, which would have been the next scheduled turn in the rotation for Nicasio.
The Colorado Rockies released an update Saturday morning regarding pitcher Juan Nicasio, who the team says is resting comfortably following surgery to stabilize a fracture to the C-1 vertebrae in his neck.
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said it was hard to play after pitcher Juan Nicasio was hit on the right side of his head with a line drive in the second inning and carted off the field in a 5-3 loss to the Washington Nationals.
For a second straight game, the Colorado Rockies wasted a good outing from the starter, falling to the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings after start Jhoulys Chacin had allowed just one run in his 7 1/3.
A brutal eighth inning by the Colorado Rockies spoiled a great start by Juan Nicasio and led to an 8-3 loss to the San Diego Padres, the 15th consecutive Sunday loss for the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies produced just five hits Monday while dropping the first of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-5, and dropping seven games under .500, their lowest point of the season.
Despite another good start at Coors Field, Juan Nicasio didn’t pick up a win, but a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth by Carlos Gonzalez ensured that at least the Rockies did, a 3-2 walkoff win over the Atlanta Braves.
The Colorado Rockies lineup Wednesday against Atlanta Braves right-hander Tim Hudson.
The Colorado Rockies lineup Friday against Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Chris Narveson.