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Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitchers Yency Almonte, DJ Johnson from Triple-A Albuquerque

Left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson optioned to Triple-A, left-hander Harrison Musgrave placed on 10-day injured list with left elbow flexor strain
May 4, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitchers Yency Almonte and DJ Johnson from Triple-A Albuquerque, and have optioned left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson to Triple-A. Additionally, they have placed left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave on the 10-day injured list with a left elbow flexor strain. -

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitchers Yency Almonte and DJ Johnson from Triple-A Albuquerque, and have optioned left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson to Triple-A. Additionally, they have placed left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave on the 10-day injured list with a left elbow flexor strain.

  • Almonte, 24, will be making his second stint with the Rockies this season … was recalled on from Triple-A on April 7 and made three appearances for the Rockies prior to his April 15 option, and posted no record with a 6.23 ERA (4.1 IP, 3 ER), two walks and one strikeout … with Albuquerque, is 0-2 with a 4.32 ERA (8.1 IP, 4 ER), six walks and 11 strikeouts … made his Major League debut for the Rockies on June 21, 2018 vs. New York-NL and has gone 0-0 with a 2.84 ERA (19.0 IP, 6 ER), six walks and 15 strikeouts in 17 relief appearances in his career with Colorado. Almonte Stats
  • Johnson, 29, will also be making his second stint with the Rockies this season … made his first career Opening Day roster and was optioned to Triple-A on April 29 … in two games for Albuquerque, combined for one hit and four strikeouts across three innings of work … has gone 0-1 with a 5.59 ERA (9.2 IP, 6 ER), nine walks and nine strikeouts over 12 appearances with the Rockies this season … made his Major League debut on Sept. 9, 2018 vs. Los Angeles-NL and allowed no runs with two strikeouts over 0.2 innings of work … across parts of two seasons with Colorado, has gone 1-1 with a 5.06 ERA (16.0 IP, 9 ER), 11 walks and 18 strikeouts. Johnson Stats
  • Anderson, 29, has made five starts for the Rockies this season and is 0-3 with an 11.76 ERA (20.2 IP, 27 ER), 11 walks and 23 strikeouts … across parts of four seasons with Colorado, the Rockies’ first-round pick from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft is 18-24 with a 4.69 ERA (397.0 IP, 207 ER), 124 walks and 367 strikeouts … is being optioned for the first time since his Major League debut on June 12, 2016 vs. San Diego. Anderson Stats
  • Musgrave, 27, is being placed on the 10-day injured list for the second time in his career (also July 14-24, 2018 with a right hip flexor strain) … made his first career Opening Day roster this year and has no record with a 3.60 ERA (10.0 IP, 4 ER), seven walks and 12 strikeouts across 10 relief appearances with the Rockies … since his debut on April 23 of last season vs. San Diego, is 2-3 with a 4.45 ERA (54.2 IP, 27 ER), 29 walks and 44 strikeouts in 45 appearances. Musgrave Stats

The Rockies currently have 39 players on their 40-man roster.