The Colorado Rockies welcome back closer Huston Street, who has yet throw a pitch in the major-leagues this season while battling a shoulder injury.
As the Colorado Rockies get closer to activating closer Huston Street, the bullpen loses another arm as Matt Daley heads to disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
As expected, the Colorado Rockies have recalled pitcher Esmil Rogers to make Saturday’s start against the San Francisco Giants. To make room on the roster, the Rockies designated reliever Juan Rincon for assignment.
Minor-league reliever Al Alburquerque was designated for assignment and Greg Reynolds was moved to the 60-day disabled list to make room on the Colorado Rockies 40-man roster for Juan Rincon and Paul Phillips.
With catcher Chris Iannetta heading to Colorado Springs for a tuneup and starting pitchers Jorge De La Rosa and Jason Hammel going to the disabled list, Paul Phillips, Juan Rincon and Jhouyls Chacin will join the Colorado Rockies for Tuesday’s game.
Soreness in Jeff Francis’ armpit lands starter on disabled list and opens a spot in Colorado Rockies rotation for Greg Smith. Esmil Rogers winds up bullpen long man.
The Colorado Rockies’ 40-man roster is full, but reliever Taylor Buchholz’s rehab will take time, giving the team a spot to play with when making final decisions.
Tim Redding, who is among four candidates for the final spot on the Colorado Rockies pitching staff, allowed five runs in two innings of the Rockies 6-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox at Hi Corbett Field, his third subpar effort in a row.
The Colorado Rockies enter 2010 with a bullpen that, like the team’s starting rotation, could be the most stable in franchise history. The late-innings trio returns intact while the rest of the bullpen will be comprised of 2009 holdovers, veterans returning from injuries and a pack of young arms trying to find a way to stick in the major leagues.
Lead over Giants in wild-card race drops to 3 1/2 games as Hammel gives up three runs in second, Lincecum stymies Rockies for seven innings and Giants blow game open with five-run eighth
The Colorado Rockies suffered another injury to their starting rotation but finished a sweep of the Reds to extend their wild-card lead to 4 1/2 games and climb to within two games of the division-leading Dodgers.
The Colorado Rockies added Jhoulys Chacin, Matt Belisle, Matt Murton and Mike McCoy to their roster. Adam Eaton was designated for assignment and Chris Nelson placed on the 60-day disabled list to make room for Belisle and McCoy on the 40-man roster.