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Rockies recall outfielder Raimel Tapia, catcher Tony Wolters

Catcher Ryan Hanigan placed on 10-day disabled list, outfielder Mike Tauchman optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled outfielder Raimel Tapia and catcher Tony Wolters from Triple-A Albuquerque, placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 10-day disabled list due to a left groin strain and optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple-A.

Tapia, 23, has batted .287 (35-for-122) with 22 runs, eight doubles, two triples, two home runs, 10 RBI and five stolen bases in 48 games across four previous stints on the Rockies active roster this season … has hit .361 (84-for-233) with 19 doubles, six triples, two home runs and 29 RBI in 51 games at Triple-A … made his Major League debut for the Rockies on Sept. 2, 2016 vs. Arizona and has hit .281 (45-for-160) with 26 runs, eight doubles, two triples, two home runs, 13 RBI and eight stolen bases across 70 career games.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled outfielder Raimel Tapia and catcher Tony Wolters from Triple-A Albuquerque, placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 10-day disabled list due to a left groin strain and optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple-A.

Tapia, 23, has batted .287 (35-for-122) with 22 runs, eight doubles, two triples, two home runs, 10 RBI and five stolen bases in 48 games across four previous stints on the Rockies active roster this season … has hit .361 (84-for-233) with 19 doubles, six triples, two home runs and 29 RBI in 51 games at Triple-A … made his Major League debut for the Rockies on Sept. 2, 2016 vs. Arizona and has hit .281 (45-for-160) with 26 runs, eight doubles, two triples, two home runs, 13 RBI and eight stolen bases across 70 career games.

Wolters, 25, has appeared in 67 games for the Rockies this season, including 58 starts at catcher, and is batting .248 (50-for-202) with 30 runs, eight doubles, one triple, 14 RBI and 28 walks … he was optioned to Albuquerque on Aug. 1, and has batted .259 (14-for-54) with five doubles, one triple, two home runs and nine RBI in 14 games with the Isotopes … since making his Major League debut with the Rockies on April 5, 2016, has batted .253 (103-for-407) with 57 runs, 23 doubles, three triples, three home runs, 44 RBI, 49 walks and four stolen bases in 138 career games … was claimed off of waivers by Colorado from Cleveland on Feb. 18, 2016.

Hanigan, 37, has had two stints on the Rockies' active roster … has hit .250 (24-for-96) with two doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in 29 starts at catcher this year … had his contract purchased from Albuquerque on May 3 and appeared in 13 games before being optioned to Albuquerque on June 15 … recalled June 30 … in 17 games with Albuquerque this season, has batted .264 (14-for-53) with three doubles, eight RBI and 10 walks … was signed to a Minor League contract by the Rockies on March 28 … in parts of 11 seasons with Cincinnati (2007-13), Tampa Bay (2014), Boston (2015-16) and Colorado (2017), has batted .250 (489-for-1,954) with 71 doubles, one triple, 30 home runs and 214 RBI in 676 games.

Tauchman, 26, is 2-for-11 with one RBI in 10 games across two stints with the Rockies this year …. had his contract selected for the first time June 27 and made his Major League debut that night at San Francisco …  optioned July 7 and recalled again on August 18 … with Albuquerque this season, is batting .332 (131-for-394) with 78 runs, 28 doubles, eight triples, 16 home runs, 77 RBI, 38 walks and 16 stolen bases.

The Rockies have a full 40-man roster.

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