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Rockies reinstate Parra, option Tauchman

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Gerardo Parra from the 10-day disabled list (right quad strain) and have optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Parra, 30, was placed on the 10-day disabled list June 7 with a strained right quad. He is batting .318 (47-for-148) with 23 runs, six doubles, six home runs, 28 RBI and six walks in 49 games with Colorado this season. Over his last 20 games prior to being placed on the disabled list, was batting .396 (21-for-53) with four doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI. With runners in scoring position, Parra is batting .432 (16-for-37). In 1,139 career games with Arizona (2009-14), Milwaukee (2014-15), Baltimore (2015) and Colorado (2016-17), he has batted .276 (1,060-for-3,842) with 497 runs, 215 doubles, 40 triples, 69 home runs, 378 RBI, 247 walks and 75 stolen bases.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Gerardo Parra from the 10-day disabled list (right quad strain) and have optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Parra, 30, was placed on the 10-day disabled list June 7 with a strained right quad. He is batting .318 (47-for-148) with 23 runs, six doubles, six home runs, 28 RBI and six walks in 49 games with Colorado this season. Over his last 20 games prior to being placed on the disabled list, was batting .396 (21-for-53) with four doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI. With runners in scoring position, Parra is batting .432 (16-for-37). In 1,139 career games with Arizona (2009-14), Milwaukee (2014-15), Baltimore (2015) and Colorado (2016-17), he has batted .276 (1,060-for-3,842) with 497 runs, 215 doubles, 40 triples, 69 home runs, 378 RBI, 247 walks and 75 stolen bases.

Tauchman, 26, had his contract purchased from Triple-A Albuquerque June 27 and made his Major League debut that night. In seven games with the Rockies, he went 2-for-9 (.222) with one RBI, three walks and one strikeout. He recorded his first Major League hit June 28 at San Francisco and has played in 70 games for Triple-A Albuquerque this season and has batted .313 (81-for-259) with 50 runs, 14 doubles, six triples, 10 home runs, 55 RBI, 27 walks and 11 stolen bases. 

The Rockies have 39 players on their 40-man roster.