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Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitchers Shane Carle and Carlos Estévez

Left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland placed on 10-day disabled list, right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque, right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis reinstated from 60-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitchers Shane Carle and Carlos Estévez, have placed left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland on the 10-day disabled list (left groin strain) and have optioned right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg to Triple-A. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list yesterday (testicular cancer treatment) and optioned to Triple-A.

  • Carle, 25, will be making his second stint on the Major League roster … was recalled April 14 and made his Major League debut that night in San Francisco … pitched one scoreless inning with one strikeout in his one appearance for the Rockies prior to his April 16 option to Triple-A … with Albuquerque this season, is 3-5 with a 6.05 ERA (55.0 IP, 37 ER), 21 walks and 44 strikeouts over 31 appearances, including three starts … originally acquired by Colorado from Pittsburgh via trade on Nov. 11, 2014 in exchange for right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill …  in his Minor League career, is 27-29 with a 4.15 ERA (520.1 IP, 240 ER), 113 walks and 361 strikeouts across five seasons with Pittsburgh (2013-14) and Colorado (2015-17) affiliates.
  • Estévez, 24, will be making his seventh stint on the Major League roster this season, including two recalls as the 26th roster player … has combined to go 4-0 with a 8.10 ERA (16.2 IP, 15 ER), six walks and 18 strikeouts in 18 games with Colorado … with Albuquerque this season, is 1-3 with a 1.65 ERA (27.1 IP, 5 ER), nine walks and 26 strikeouts … the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic native made his Major League debut for Colorado on April 23, 2016 vs. Los Angeles-NL and has gone 7-7 with 11 saves and a 5.90 ERA (71.2 IP, 47 ER) with 34 walks and 77 strikeouts over 81 career appearances.
  • Freeland, 24, was removed from the game in the first inning last night with a left groin strain … this is his first career placement on the disabled list … the Denver native made his first Opening Day roster this season and made his Major League debut in the Rockies' home opener, April 7 vs. Los Angeles-NL … is 11-7 with a 3.70 ERA (121.2 IP, 50 ER), 44 walks and 77 strikeouts across 21 starts and one relief appearance … among Major League rookie pitchers, ranks first in wins (11), innings pitched (121.2) and ERA among qualifiers (3.70).
  • Oberg, 27, made his first career Opening Day roster this season and has gone 0-1 with a 5.91 ERA (42.2 IP, 28 ER), 18 walks and 40 strikeouts in 49 relief appearances … in his career with Colorado, he is 4-6 with two saves and a 5.39 ERA (127.0 IP, 76 ER), 60 walks and 104 strikeouts.
  • Bettis, 28, was diagnosed with testicular cancer last offseason and was placed on the 60-day disabled list on March 26 to continue treatment … has made five rehab appearances (four starts) across Double-A and Triple-A, and is 0-2 with a 4.91 ERA (18.1 IP, 10 ER), seven walks and 15 strikeouts … in his career with Colorado, is 23-19 with a 5.01 ERA (370.1 IP, 206 ER), 131 walks and 279 strikeouts across parts of four seasons with the Rockies since his Major League debut in 2013.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitchers Shane Carle and Carlos Estévez, have placed left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland on the 10-day disabled list (left groin strain) and have optioned right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg to Triple-A. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list yesterday (testicular cancer treatment) and optioned to Triple-A.

  • Carle, 25, will be making his second stint on the Major League roster … was recalled April 14 and made his Major League debut that night in San Francisco … pitched one scoreless inning with one strikeout in his one appearance for the Rockies prior to his April 16 option to Triple-A … with Albuquerque this season, is 3-5 with a 6.05 ERA (55.0 IP, 37 ER), 21 walks and 44 strikeouts over 31 appearances, including three starts … originally acquired by Colorado from Pittsburgh via trade on Nov. 11, 2014 in exchange for right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill …  in his Minor League career, is 27-29 with a 4.15 ERA (520.1 IP, 240 ER), 113 walks and 361 strikeouts across five seasons with Pittsburgh (2013-14) and Colorado (2015-17) affiliates.
  • Estévez, 24, will be making his seventh stint on the Major League roster this season, including two recalls as the 26th roster player … has combined to go 4-0 with a 8.10 ERA (16.2 IP, 15 ER), six walks and 18 strikeouts in 18 games with Colorado … with Albuquerque this season, is 1-3 with a 1.65 ERA (27.1 IP, 5 ER), nine walks and 26 strikeouts … the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic native made his Major League debut for Colorado on April 23, 2016 vs. Los Angeles-NL and has gone 7-7 with 11 saves and a 5.90 ERA (71.2 IP, 47 ER) with 34 walks and 77 strikeouts over 81 career appearances.
  • Freeland, 24, was removed from the game in the first inning last night with a left groin strain … this is his first career placement on the disabled list … the Denver native made his first Opening Day roster this season and made his Major League debut in the Rockies' home opener, April 7 vs. Los Angeles-NL … is 11-7 with a 3.70 ERA (121.2 IP, 50 ER), 44 walks and 77 strikeouts across 21 starts and one relief appearance … among Major League rookie pitchers, ranks first in wins (11), innings pitched (121.2) and ERA among qualifiers (3.70).
  • Oberg, 27, made his first career Opening Day roster this season and has gone 0-1 with a 5.91 ERA (42.2 IP, 28 ER), 18 walks and 40 strikeouts in 49 relief appearances … in his career with Colorado, he is 4-6 with two saves and a 5.39 ERA (127.0 IP, 76 ER), 60 walks and 104 strikeouts.
  • Bettis, 28, was diagnosed with testicular cancer last offseason and was placed on the 60-day disabled list on March 26 to continue treatment … has made five rehab appearances (four starts) across Double-A and Triple-A, and is 0-2 with a 4.91 ERA (18.1 IP, 10 ER), seven walks and 15 strikeouts … in his career with Colorado, is 23-19 with a 5.01 ERA (370.1 IP, 206 ER), 131 walks and 279 strikeouts across parts of four seasons with the Rockies since his Major League debut in 2013.
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