Injuries & Moves: Márquez activated; Chivilli, Rogers optioned

July 14th, 2024

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July 14: RHP reinstated from the 60-day injured list; RHP optioned to Double-A Hartford; LHP reinstated from the 15-day injured list, optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque
Márquez made his season debut against the Mets in Sunday’s series finale after missing more than a year following Tommy John surgery. He was slated to throw no more than 80 pitches in the game. Prior to the surgery, Márquez was an All-Star in 2021 and won 65 games during his eight seasons in the big leagues.

As for Chivilli, he was called up for Saturday’s game against New York, but didn’t see any action during the 7-3 loss. His last Major League game was on June 16, when he pitched a scoreless inning against the Pirates.

Rogers hasn’t seen any Major League action since June 12 because of a left rotator cuff injury. In five games for the Rockies this season, Rogers has allowed seven runs in 9 1/3 innings.

10-DAY/15-DAY INJURED LIST

OF (lower back strain)
Expected return: Late July
Colorado is hoping that rest during the All-Star break will help heal Jones’ back injury. Jones, who was placed on the 10-day injured list on July 13 (retroactive to July 12), is hitting .202 with three home runs and 12 RBIs in 49 games this year. (Last updated: July 13)

INF/OF (left rib contusion, oblique strain)
Expected return
: Late July
Bryant continues taking batting practice and has been going through full pregame activities since July 8. On July 12, he did work with the strength and conditioning staff without any setbacks. If things continue to go well, Bryant is expected to begin a rehab assignment as soon as July 19. (Last updated: July 12)

OF (broken left hand; Rockies No. 3 prospect)
Expected return: Mid-July
Beck is working out at the team’s complex in Scottsdale, Ariz. Head athletic trainer Keith Dugger is in Scottsdale helping with MLB Draft preparation, which means he can also supervise Beck’s work as he gradually works his way into baseball activity.

Beck played in 23 games with the Rockies, hitting .190 with two homers, eight RBIs, one walk, and 30 strikeouts. (Last updated: July 10)

60-DAY INJURED LIST

RHP (Tommy John surgery)
Expected return: Possibly late this season
Senzatela threw “another strong bullpen today,” according to manager Bud Black on July 10.

“He’s probably a month and a half away, hopefully, from pitching for us," Black added. (Last updated: July 10)

LHP (Tommy John surgery, shoulder discomfort)
Expected return: Second half of the season
Gilbreath pitched at the team’s Scottsdale, Ariz., facility on July 9, and is expected to face hitters on July 12 as he nears a comeback. (Last updated: July 10)

RHP (right forearm)
Expected return: 2025
Bard, who tore the meniscus in his left knee while playing catch prior to Spring Training and underwent surgery, had a setback rehabbing and had season-ending surgery on his right arm on May 1. The Rockies placed him on the 60-day IL to add left-hander Ty Blach to the active roster.

Bard, 38, is in the final year of a two-year, $19 million contract. Bard has said he would like to return after a year of rehab, but he will see how he feels and consult his family before committing to pitching again. Read more >> (Last updated: May 1)