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Colorado Rockies reinstate right-handed pitcher Greg Holland, recall outfielder Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque

Club options right-handed pitcher Carlos Estévez, designates right-hander Jordan Lyles for assignment

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Greg Holland from the paternity list and recalled outfielder Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque. Additionally, the Rockies have optioned right-handed pitcher Carlos Estévez to Triple-A and have designated right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles for assignment.

  • Holland, 31, was placed on the paternity list Wednesday … is 1-1 with a Major-League leading 31 saves in 32 opportunities this season with Colorado, posting a 1.72 ERA (36.2 IP, 7 ER), 18 walks and 49 strikeouts … his 31 saves are tied for fourth-most in franchise history and the most since Rafael Betancourt recorded 31 in 2012 … in 347 career appearances between Kansas City (2010-2015) and Colorado (2017), is 19-13 with 176 saves in 193 opportunities, posting a 2.35 ERA (356.1 IP, 93 ER), 143 walks and 479 strikeouts.
  • Tapia, 23, has batted .314 (32-for-102) with 20 runs, seven doubles, two triples, two home runs, nine RBI and three stolen bases in 40 games across three stints on the Rockies active roster this season … made his Major League debut for the Rockies on Sept. 2, 2016 vs. Arizona and has hit .300 (42-for-140) with 24 runs, seven doubles, two triples, two home runs, 12 RBI and six stolen bases across 62 career games.
  • Estévez, 24, 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 across five stints with the Rockies this season … 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.
  • Lyles, 26, has gone 0-2 with a 6.94 ERA (46.2 IP, 36 ER), 12 walks and 33 strikeouts in 33 appearances with the Rockies this season … in 177 appearances, 102 starts, across parts of seven season with the Houston Astros (2011-13) and Colorado Rockies (2014-17), has gone 27-45 with a 5.29 ERA (658.0 IP, 387 ER), 742 hits, 222 walks and 444 strikeouts … was originally acquired by Colorado via trade with Houston, along with outfielder Brandon Barnes, in exchange for outfielder Dexter Fowler on Dec. 3, 2013. 

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Greg Holland from the paternity list and recalled outfielder Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque. Additionally, the Rockies have optioned right-handed pitcher Carlos Estévez to Triple-A and have designated right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles for assignment.

  • Holland, 31, was placed on the paternity list Wednesday … is 1-1 with a Major-League leading 31 saves in 32 opportunities this season with Colorado, posting a 1.72 ERA (36.2 IP, 7 ER), 18 walks and 49 strikeouts … his 31 saves are tied for fourth-most in franchise history and the most since Rafael Betancourt recorded 31 in 2012 … in 347 career appearances between Kansas City (2010-2015) and Colorado (2017), is 19-13 with 176 saves in 193 opportunities, posting a 2.35 ERA (356.1 IP, 93 ER), 143 walks and 479 strikeouts.
  • Tapia, 23, has batted .314 (32-for-102) with 20 runs, seven doubles, two triples, two home runs, nine RBI and three stolen bases in 40 games across three stints on the Rockies active roster this season … made his Major League debut for the Rockies on Sept. 2, 2016 vs. Arizona and has hit .300 (42-for-140) with 24 runs, seven doubles, two triples, two home runs, 12 RBI and six stolen bases across 62 career games.
  • Estévez, 24, 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 across five stints with the Rockies this season … 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.
  • Lyles, 26, has gone 0-2 with a 6.94 ERA (46.2 IP, 36 ER), 12 walks and 33 strikeouts in 33 appearances with the Rockies this season … in 177 appearances, 102 starts, across parts of seven season with the Houston Astros (2011-13) and Colorado Rockies (2014-17), has gone 27-45 with a 5.29 ERA (658.0 IP, 387 ER), 742 hits, 222 walks and 444 strikeouts … was originally acquired by Colorado via trade with Houston, along with outfielder Brandon Barnes, in exchange for outfielder Dexter Fowler on Dec. 3, 2013. 
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