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Injuries & Moves: Bryant activated from IL

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Keep track of the Rockies’ recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season.

Senzatela hurt in Rockies' loss to Giants

May 17, 2022

DENVER -- Baseball is a game of inches. But when you lose your starter after two innings, you start talking yards. The Rockies lost starter Antonio Senzatela in Monday’s series opener against the Giants before he could throw a pitch in the third, and though they battled to keep it

Rockies place Bryant on IL with back strain

April 29, 2022

DENVER -- Rockies left fielder Kris Bryant was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday with a back strain, thus ending his hope to return to the lineup Friday night against the Reds at Coors Field. Prospect Elehuris Montero, a power-hitting corner infielder and designated hitter ranked as the Rockies'

Bryant sees improved flexibility as key at the plate

April 28, 2022

PHILADELPHIA -- After three games off with back soreness, Rockies left fielder Kris Bryant hopes to return to the lineup Friday night against the Reds at Coors Field. He believes he has a plan for better health and flexibility, and a better hitting approach after a lengthy slump. Bryant was

Rodgers 'doing fine' after fastball hits helmet

September 28, 2021

DENVER -- Rockies rookie second baseman Brendan Rodgers, whose emergence has been a bright spot for the club, passed all initial concussion protocols after being hit in the head by a pitch from Josiah Gray during the first inning of the Rockies' 5-4 loss to the Nationals on Monday night

Gomber out for season with stress reaction

Surgery not required for Gomber as No. 22 prospect Feltner gets callup
September 4, 2021

DENVER -- After struggling through lower back pain for the last 3 1/2 weeks but not finding answers, Rockies left-hander Austin Gomber learned this week he has pars defect -- a stress reaction in the lower back. He will miss the remainder of the season. Gomber, 27, the key acquisition

Gray on a mission, after another IL stint

September 2, 2021

DENVER -- Having dodged serious injury with his right forearm for a second time, Rockies right-hander Jon Gray wants to quickly return. He has goals, one in particular, and is running out of time. Gray was placed on the 10-day injured list on Tuesday, but that term was backdated to

Gray exits early, then Bard struggles late

August 29, 2021

LOS ANGELES -- Not much has gone the Rockies’ way on the road this season. It seems that every time they start to gain momentum in their visiting uniforms, their opposition finds a way to halt it. Colorado failed to hold an early lead, and reliever Daniel Bard’s recent woes

Freeland (foot) has to leave blowout early

August 4, 2021

DENVER -- Rockies lefty starter Kyle Freeland has had plenty of practice dealing with pain and bad luck. He had to put aside an unwelcome dose of both during the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s 13-6 victory over the Cubs at Coors Field. Freeland left the game after five frames

Senzatela among 4 Rox placed on COVID list

Manager Bud Black also unavailable for Friday's game vs. Dodgers
July 16, 2021

DENVER -- Rockies scheduled Friday starter Antonio Senzatela, relievers Yency Almonte and Jhoulys Chacín, and outfielder Yonathan Daza were placed on the injured list on Friday, per MLB COVID and contact tracing protocols. Additionally, manager Bud Black and first-base coach Ron Gideon were not permitted to work Friday under the

Freeland all smiles despite hamstring cramp

Rockies combine to shut out Pirates as lefty cruises on Opening Day 2.0
June 28, 2021

DENVER -- While striking out seven over five scoreless innings, Kyle Freeland turned in a Monday afternoon worthy of the hope that comes with Opening Day -- even if it was Opening Day 2.0, complete with pomp, Old Glory across the Coors Field outfield and a flyover by fighter planes.

Gomber exits with left forearm tightness

June 20, 2021

DENVER -- Rockies left-hander Austin Gomber exited Saturday night’s game against the Brewers after two innings with left forearm tightness. “The forearm started to tighten up a little bit in the muscle belly of form, not in the joint, so that's a good thing,” manager Bud Black said after the

Notes: Rockies place Givens (back) on IL

June 18, 2021

The Rockies placed right-handed reliever Mychal Givens on the 10-day injured list prior to Thursday’s series opener against the Brewers with a lower left back strain. In a corresponding move, the club recalled right-hander Justin Lawrence from Triple-A Albuquerque. Givens has been very good for the Rockies this season, with

Gray (flexor), Sheffield (lat) placed on IL 

Interim GM Schmidt talks state of the franchise, trade talks
June 6, 2021

DENVER -- The Rockies placed right-handers Jon Gray and Jordan Sheffield on the 10-day injured list prior to Saturday’s game against the A’s at Coors Field. Gray has a right forearm flexor strain, and Sheffield has a right lat strain. The club also recalled left-handers Ben Bowden and Lucas Gilbreath

Elbow soreness ends Gray's night early

June 5, 2021

DENVER -- Rockies starter Jon Gray left Friday night's game against the A's with an injury in the third inning. Gray allowed five runs on four hits -- two of them homers -- and two walks, getting only seven outs before departing with the trainer. After the game, manager Bud

Elbow inflammation sends Story to IL

May 29, 2021

The Rockies placed star shortstop Trevor Story on the 10-day injured list due to right elbow inflammation prior to Saturday's doubleheader against the Pirates at PNC Park. The move is retroactive to Friday. Infielder Matt Adams was reinstated from the 10-day injured list to replace Story on the active roster.

Story leaves Game 2 loss with arm tightness

Club says star shortstop is day to day after he felt the area near his right elbow tighten up
May 27, 2021

Already challenged on the road offensively, the Rockies got even weaker when they had to remove shortstop Trevor Story from Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the Mets in a doubleheader nightcap at Citi Field with right arm tightness near the elbow. Story, who left before the bottom of the fourth inning,

Freeland set to return to Rox, face deGrom

May 24, 2021

Rockies pithing coach Steve Foster knows lefty Kyle Freeland is up for a challenge. Foster fondly recalls having to pay for challenging him once. Freeland has recovered from the left shoulder strain he sustained in Spring Training and will start Tuesday against the Mets, who will welcome back their two-time

Freeland looks ready to rejoin Rox rotation

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Left-hander Kyle Freeland’s strong six-inning, 79-pitch performance for Triple-A Albuquerque on Thursday night should have him in line to join the Rockies’ starting rotation next week. Barring complications, he’ll join the rotation when the Rockies travel to face the Mets next week. Freeland, who sustained a left shoulder strain on

Fuentes' adjusted mindset fuels May surge

May 14, 2021

Rockies third baseman Josh Fuentes has begun to turn things around after a slow start to the season. In April, Fuentes hit .195 with two homers and 10 RBIs in 25 games. Since then, he has slashed .308/.357/.538 in 10 May games going into Friday, and has had key moments,

Injury updates: Freeland, Rodgers, Cron

May 11, 2021

DENVER -- Rockies left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland will make his first rehab start on Saturday for Triple-A Albuquerque at El Paso, and second baseman Brendan Rodgers is nearing his rehab assignment, manager Bud Black said Tuesday. Freeland, who sustained a left shoulder strain in Spring Training, has thrown some simulated

Rox place slugger Cron on IL with back strain

May 10, 2021

DENVER -- The Rockies placed first baseman C.J. Cron -- who has hit .388 in his last 15 games -- on the 10-day injured list with a lower-back strain on Monday, retroactive to May 7. Cron was scratched from the Rockies' lineup before Friday’s 5-0 loss to St. Louis. Over

Notes: Freeland, Rodgers, Story updates

Monday's game vs. Giants postponed; doubleheader Tuesday
May 3, 2021

Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland and rookie second baseman Brendan Rodgers, expected key players who sustained Spring Training injuries that have kept them off the Rockies’ active roster so far, will participate in simulated games at Coors Field before Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Giants. Manager Bud Black -- who also announced

X-rays negative after Story HBP on finger

Rockies believe shortstop is 'going to be fine' after Sunday's early exit
May 2, 2021

Rockies shortstop Trevor Story’s season has been strange and often unlucky. On Sunday, it turned painful -- but at least he was a bit lucky. Story, who homered in the third inning of an 8-4 loss to the D-backs at Chase Field, left after being hit on the right index

Notes: Senzatela to IL; Gilbreath joins 'pen

May 1, 2021

Rockies starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right groin strain on Saturday. Before his start on Thursday in Phoenix, Senzatela felt something was off while warming up in the bullpen. He assured manager Bud Black and other coaches that he was fine. “You