DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that they have recalled outfielders Noel Cuevas and David Dahl from Triple-A Albuquerque, have placed outfielder Carlos González on the 10-day disabled list (right hamstring strain, retroactive to April 19) and have optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple A. • Cuevas, 26, will be
DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that they have recalled outfielders Noel Cuevas and David Dahl from Triple-A Albuquerque, have placed outfielder Carlos González on the 10-day disabled list (right hamstring strain, retroactive to April 19) and have optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple A.
• Cuevas, 26, will be making his first appearance on the Major League roster … is batting .333 (21-for-63) with eight runs scored, three doubles, three triples, two home runs, 13 RBI, 10 walks, nine strikeouts and two stolen bases across 16 games in Triple-A … the Camuy, Puerto Rico, native was originally acquired by Colorado from Los Angeles-NL as a player to be named later to complete the trade for right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio on December 16, 2014 … had his contract selected on Nov. 6 of last year, attended his third Major League Spring Training this year and batted .364 (12-for-33) with six runs, two doubles, seven RBI, three walks and one stolen base in 20 Spring Training games … across parts of nine Minor League seasons, has batted .277 (782-for-2825) with 405 runs, 131 doubles, 52 triples, 53 home runs, 369 RBI, 176 walks and 151 stolen bases. He will wear #56. Cuevas Stats
• Dahl, 24, will make his first appearance in the Major Leagues since 2016 after missing all of last season with a stress reaction in his ribcage … originally selected in the first round (10th pick) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Birmingham, Ala., native has played in six Triple-A games and is batting .231 (6-for-26) with one run, two doubles, five RBI and one stolen base … was placed on the seven-day disabled list April 10 with an illness and was reinstated April 17 … in 63 Major League games in 2016, batted .315 (70-for-222) with 42 runs, 12 doubles, four triples, seven home runs, 24 RBI, 15 walks and five stolen bases … tied a Major League record for the longest hitting streak to begin a career by hitting safely in each of his first 17 Major League games. Dahl Stats
• González, 32, re-signed with Colorado on a one-year contract on March 12 … in 20 games, has batted .235 (16-for-68) with eight runs, two doubles, one triple, three home runs, 11 RBI, three walks and two stolen bases … in his career with Colorado, the three-time All-Star has batted .291 (1218-for-4191) with 706 runs, 247 doubles, 36 triples, 214 home runs, 696 RBI, 383 walks and 115 stolen bases … originally acquired via trade from Oakland in exchange for Matt Holliday on Nov. 10, 2008, he has batted .287 (1291-for-4493) with 737 runs, 269 doubles, 37 triples, 218 home runs, 722 RBI, 396 walks and 119 stolen bases across parts of 11 Major League seasons. González Stats
• Tauchman, 27, is 1-for-23 (0.43) with two runs, three walks and one stolen base across 15 games with five starts … made his Major League debut with the Rockies on June 27, 2017, and has batted .140 (7-for-50) with four runs, one triple, two RBI, eight walks and two stolen bases in 46 Major League games … won the Abby Greer Award this year for the most valuable player in Spring Training after batting .333 (20-for-60) with nine runs, three doubles, four triples, one home run, five RBI, six walks and three stolen bases. Tauchman Stats
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.