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Colorado Rockies recall infielder Garrett Hampson, left-handed pitcher Sam Howard, outfielder Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque; select contract of right-handed pitcher D.J. Johnson from Triple-A

Outfielder Yonathan Daza recalled from Double-A Hartford and placed on 60-day disabled list

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson, left-handed pitcher Sam Howard and outfielder Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque, and have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher D.J. Johnson from Triple-A. Additionally, outfielder Yonathan Daza was recalled from Double-A Hartford and placed on the 60-day disabled list (left shoulder strain).

•  Hampson, 23, will be making his third Major League stint this season after making his debut July 21 in Arizona in a start at second base … has batted .273 (6-for-22) with one run, one double, one triple, two RBI, five walks and one stolen base across 10 games with six starts … in 110 games across Hartford and Albuquerque this season, batted .311 (138-for-444) with 81 runs, 25 doubles, six triples, 10 home runs, 40 RBI, 51 walks and 36 stolen bases … the Reno, Nev., native was originally selected by Colorado in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Long Beach State. 

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson, left-handed pitcher Sam Howard and outfielder Raimel Tapia from Triple-A Albuquerque, and have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher D.J. Johnson from Triple-A. Additionally, outfielder Yonathan Daza was recalled from Double-A Hartford and placed on the 60-day disabled list (left shoulder strain).

•  Hampson, 23, will be making his third Major League stint this season after making his debut July 21 in Arizona in a start at second base … has batted .273 (6-for-22) with one run, one double, one triple, two RBI, five walks and one stolen base across 10 games with six starts … in 110 games across Hartford and Albuquerque this season, batted .311 (138-for-444) with 81 runs, 25 doubles, six triples, 10 home runs, 40 RBI, 51 walks and 36 stolen bases … the Reno, Nev., native was originally selected by Colorado in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Long Beach State. 

•  Howard, 25, has made one relief appearance, his Major League debut, across two stints with the Rockies this season … pitched one scoreless inning June 10 vs. Arizona … was last recalled from Albuquerque on July 14, but did not make an appearance … in 21 starts with Albuquerque, went 3-8 with a 5.06 ERA (96.0 IP, 54 ER), 34 walks and 80 strikeouts … the Cartersville, Ga., native was originally selected by Colorado out of Georgia Southern University in the third round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. 

•  Tapia, 24, will be making his second stint on the Major League roster this season … batted .222 (4-for-18) with four runs, two doubles, one home run, five RBI, two walks and five strikeouts in 14 games over his first stint … in 105 games for Albuquerque, batted .302 (131-for-434) with 81 runs, 33 doubles, nine triples, 11 home runs, 62 RBI, 32 walks and 21 stolen bases … in his career with Colorado, has batted .278 (60-for-216) with 35 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, three home runs, 24 RBI, 12 walks, 52 strikeouts and eight stolen bases. 

•  Johnson, 29, will be making his first career appearance on the Major League roster … went 3-5 with a 3.90 ERA (55.1 IP, 24 ER), 15 walks and 84 strikeouts across 50 relief appearances for Albuquerque this season … across parts of eight Minor League seasons in the Tampa Bay (2010), Arizona (2011-13), Minnesota (2014), Miami (2015), Los Angeles-AL (2016) and Colorado (2016-18) organizations, is 17-19 with a 3.57 ERA (358.0 IP, 142 ER), 132 walks and 375 strikeouts … the Beaverton, Ore., native was signed by the Rockies to a Minor League contract on Nov. 18, 2016 … went undrafted and was originally signed by Tampa Bay to a Minor League contract on June 24, 2010. 

•  Daza, 24, was added to the Rockies' 40-man roster on Nov. 20, 2017 … in 54 games with Hartford this season, batted .306 (67-for-219) with 27 runs, 18 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 29 RBI, seven walks and four stolen bases … endured three stints on the seven-day disabled list … was originally signed as a non-drafted international free agent out of Maracay, Venezuela, on Oct. 20, 2010. 

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Homestand Events • Giants (Sept. 3-5), Dodgers (Sept. 7-9) & D-backs (Sept. 10-13)

Looking ahead: At San Francisco (Sept. 14-16), at Los Angeles (Sept.17-19) & at Arizona (Sept. 21-23)

DENVER -- After going 3-3 on the road, the Rockies return home for 10 games vs. their NL West rivals, their longest homestand of the year.

Only a half game back of first place in the division, the Rockies will face the Giants for three games starting today, before three contests vs. the West Division-leading Dodgers and three tilts against the Diamondbacks.

DENVER -- After going 3-3 on the road, the Rockies return home for 10 games vs. their NL West rivals, their longest homestand of the year.

Only a half game back of first place in the division, the Rockies will face the Giants for three games starting today, before three contests vs. the West Division-leading Dodgers and three tilts against the Diamondbacks.

The following events will take place over the course of the homestand:

Purple Monday, Sept. 3 vs. Giants, 1:10 p.m. first pitch

• Peanut Allergy Friendly Ticket Package: Peanut Allergy Friendly Ticket Package: The Rockies will host those with peanut allergies in a peanut-controlled area in the Mezzanine Suites

• Teacher Appreciation Ticket Package: The Rockies would like to thank our educators for all their hard work by inviting them out for a fun afternoon on Labor Day. A purchase of the ticket package includes a ticket to the game and a limited-edition Rockies hat that can be picked up behind Section 105 on the concourse.

• Pregame Group:  For select Monday home games at Coors Field over the 2018 season, left-handed reliever Mike Dunn will host 10 individuals with military ties (active duty, veteran, family), providing them with tickets and passes to be on the field during Rockies batting practice. Dunn will have a meet-and-greet on the field with these fans, and will present them with a commemorative coin. This week he will be hosting members from the Buckley Air Force Base.

• Pregame Ceremony: 16th Annual Hispanic Leadership Award finalist, Roberto Ramirez.

National Anthem by Frontier Valley Elementary

• Color Guard by American Legion Post 1

• God Bless America by Sergeant Brian Person

• Post game: All kids run the bases after the game, presented by Chick-fil-A.

Tuesday, Sept. 4 vs. Giants, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• Pregame Ceremony: 16th Annual Hispanic Leadership Award finalist, Rita Flores de Wallace.

• National Anthem by Eagle Crest Elementary

• Color Guard by North High School

Wednesday, Sept. 5 vs. Giants, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• Pregame Ceremony: 16th Annual Hispanic Leader Award finalist, Jason Salas.

• National Anthem by Mapleton Public Schools

• Color Guard by Summit County Sheriff

• Pregame Ceremony: The Rockies will honor 2018 2018 Roberto Clemente Award recipient Ian Desmond. The award is given to someone who best represents the game of baseball through sportsmanship, community involvement and positive contributions, both on and off the field.

Friday, Sept. 7 vs. Dodgers, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• Rooftop:Pregame DJ

• Rooftop Giveaway: The first 500 fans to the Rooftop will receive socks presented by Shane Co.

• '90s Night Ticket Package: The Colorado Rockies invite you to a blast from the past with '90s Night at Coors Field. Each ticket purchased will include a '90s Night t-shirt that can be picked up behind Section 105 on the concourse, for more information go to rockies.com/themes.

• National Anthem by High School Choir Night

• Color Guard by Mile High Honor Guard

Saturday, Sept. 8 vs. Dodgers, 6:10 p.m. first pitch

• Giveaway:The first 5,000 fans through the gates will receive a UPS Discount Coupon, presented by UPS.

• Brew Fest Ticket Package: Join us for the 6th Annual Brew Fest. Enjoy tastings from regional breweries and cast your vote for your favorite brew. For more information on this event go to rockies.com/themes.

• Rooftop: Pregame DJ

• National Anthem by Band Day

• Color Guard by Loveland High School

Community: There will be a UPS Book Drive at all gates upon entering the game benefiting Toys for Tots Literacy Program.

Sunday, Sept. 9 vs. Dodgers, 1:10 p.m. first pitch

• Giveaway:The first 10,000 fans through the gates will receive a Día De Los Rockies Jersey.

• Rooftop Live!: presented by Coors Light: The music group iZCALLI (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) will perform on the rooftop prior to the game, with a meet and greet opportunity through the second inning.

• Pregame Ceremony: Hispanic Leadership Award Winner presentation.

• Autograph Sunday: In the last Autograph Sunday of the season, select Rockies players will sign autographs for fans from 11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

• National Anthem by Title 1 Choir Day

• Color Guard by Thompson Valley High School

• God Bless America: A1C Joshua Silva

• Furniture Row Hero of the Game: Master Sergeant Zoe Didier-Purdie

Purple Monday, Sept. 10 vs. Diamondbacks, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• National Anthem by UNC Band

• Color Guard by Denver Sheriff

• Pregame Group:  For select Monday home games at Coors Field over the 2018 season, left-handed reliever Mike Dunn will host 10 individuals with military ties (active duty, veteran, family), providing them with tickets and passes to be on the field during Rockies batting practice. Dunn will have a meet-and-greet on the field with these fans and will present them with a commemorative coin. This week he will be hosting members from the Buckley Air Force Base.

• Community: Mike Dunn will be presenting two $20,000 checks in a pregame ceremony honoring Challenge America and The Treehouse Foundation.

Tuesday, Sept. 11 vs. Diamondbacks, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• National Anthem by Brantner/Bromley East Elementary

• Color Guard by University Police Department

Wednesday, Sept. 12 vs. Diamondbacks, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• National Anthem by Mountain Phoenix Community School

• Color Guard by Washington High School

Thursday, Sept. 13 vs. Diamondbacks, 1:10 p.m. first pitch

• Giveaway:The first 10,000 fans through the gates will receive a Nathan's Famous $1 Hot Dog Coupon.

• National Anthem by Terry Leoffler

• Color Guard by Gateway High School

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Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte, left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave, catcher Tom Murphy, infielder Pat Valaika and outfielder Noel Cuevas from Triple-A Albuquerque

SAN DIEGO - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled the following players from Triple-A Albuquerque: right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte, left-hander Harrison Musgrave, catcher Tom Murphy, infielder Pat Valaika and outfielder Noel Cuevas.

•  Almonte, 24, has posted a 1.00 ERA (9.0 IP, 1 ER) in seven relief appearances across two stints with the Rockies since making his Major League debut on June 21 … in 18 appearances (10 starts) with Triple-A Albuquerque went 3-5 with a 5.56 ERA (43.2 IP, 27 ER), 14 walks and 34 strikeouts … in 118 career Minor League appearances, including 102 starts, has gone 38-35 with a 4.08 ERA (562.2 IP, 255 ER), 196 walks and 465 strikeouts.

SAN DIEGO - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled the following players from Triple-A Albuquerque: right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte, left-hander Harrison Musgrave, catcher Tom Murphy, infielder Pat Valaika and outfielder Noel Cuevas.

•  Almonte, 24, has posted a 1.00 ERA (9.0 IP, 1 ER) in seven relief appearances across two stints with the Rockies since making his Major League debut on June 21 … in 18 appearances (10 starts) with Triple-A Albuquerque went 3-5 with a 5.56 ERA (43.2 IP, 27 ER), 14 walks and 34 strikeouts … in 118 career Minor League appearances, including 102 starts, has gone 38-35 with a 4.08 ERA (562.2 IP, 255 ER), 196 walks and 465 strikeouts.

• Musgrave, 26, has gone 1-3 with a 5.08 ERA (33.2 IP, 19 ER), 17 walks and 23 strikeouts in 24 appearances with Colorado … made his Major League debut against San Diego on April 23 … in eight appearances (three starts) for Albuquerque went 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA (16.2 IP, 10 ER), six walks and 18 strikeouts … has gone 31-19 with a 4.10 ERA (419.2 IP, 191 ER) in 85 career Minor League games, including 78 starts, since 2014.

• Murphy, 27, has batted .227 (20-for-88) with five runs scored, seven doubles, one triple, two home runs, 11 RBI and three walks in 31 games with the Rockies … in 64 games with Albuquerque, batted .258 (61-for-236) with 40 runs, 16 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 49 RBI … in 75 career games with the Rockies across parts of four seasons (2015-18), has batted .220 (42-for-191) with 19 runs, 11 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs, 34 RBI, 13 walks and one stolen base.

• Valaika, 25, has batted .150 (17-for-113) with seven runs, four doubles, two home runs, four RBI and nine walks in 57 games across three stints with the Rockies this season … batted .216 (30-for-139) with 13 runs, four doubles, one triple, eight home runs, 20 RBI and seven walks in 37 games with the Isotopes … in 180 career games across parts of three seasons with Colorado (2016-18), has hit .220 (69-for-314) with 38 runs scored, 16 doubles, 16 home runs, 46 RBI, 16 walks and 91 strikeouts.

• Cuevas, 26, has batted .243 (33-for-136) with 14 runs, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, eight RBI and six walks across 63 games with the Rockies … made his Major League debut April 22 vs. Chicago-NL … the Camuy, Puerto Rico, native has batted .331 (53-for-160) with 17 runs, 10 doubles, four triples, five home runs, 29 RBI, 16 walks and three stolen bases in 44 games with Albuquerque this season. 

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Colorado Rockies acquire catcher Brew Butera and cash considerations from Kansas City Royals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have acquired catcher Drew Butera and cash considerations from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto.

•  Butera, 35, has batted .188 (28-for-149) with 11 runs scored, nine doubles, two home runs, 18 RBI and 13 walks in 51 games with the Royals this season … in 487 career games across parts of nine seasons with Minnesota (2010-13), Los Angeles-NL (2013-14), Los Angeles-AL (2015) and Kansas City (2015-18), has batted .201 (243-for-1209) with 110 runs, 53 doubles, five triples, 18 home runs, 108 RBI and 80 walks … was originally selected by New York-NL in the fifth round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Central Florida.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have acquired catcher Drew Butera and cash considerations from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jerry Vasto.

•  Butera, 35, has batted .188 (28-for-149) with 11 runs scored, nine doubles, two home runs, 18 RBI and 13 walks in 51 games with the Royals this season … in 487 career games across parts of nine seasons with Minnesota (2010-13), Los Angeles-NL (2013-14), Los Angeles-AL (2015) and Kansas City (2015-18), has batted .201 (243-for-1209) with 110 runs, 53 doubles, five triples, 18 home runs, 108 RBI and 80 walks … was originally selected by New York-NL in the fifth round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Central Florida.

Vasto, 26, has made one relief appearance, his Major League debut, across two stints with the Rockies … allowed three runs on three hits with one walk and one strikeout in 0.2 innings pitched vs. Arizona on June 10 … in 37 relief appearances for Triple-A Albuquerque, has gone 2-1 with a 3.16 ERA (37.0 IP, 13 ER), 18 walks and 44 strikeouts … was originally selected by the Rockies in the 24th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Felician College.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.
 

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Colorado Rockies select outfielder Matt Holliday from Triple-A Albuquerque

Infielder Garrett Hampson optioned to Triple-A

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have selected the contract of outfielder Matt Holliday from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned infielder Garrett Hampson to Triple-A. 

Holliday, 38, was signed by the Rockies to a Minor League contract on July 29 … has batted .346 (18-for-52) with 12 runs, four doubles, three home runs, 14 RBI, nine walks and nine strikeouts in 15 games with Albuquerque … also appeared in one game with Rookie Level Grand Junction, going 1-for-3 with one double … was originally selected by the Rockies in the seventh round of the 1998 First-Year Player Draft and batted .319 (848-for-2656) with 479 runs, 188 doubles, 23 triples, 128 home runs, 483 RBI and 66 stolen bases across parts of five seasons with the Rockies (2004-2008) … in parts of 14 seasons with Colorado, Oakland (2009), St. Louis (2009-16) and New York-AL (2017), the seven-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger has batted .299 (2081-for-6956) with 1154 runs, 466 doubles, 32 triples, 314 home runs and 1217 RBI in 1878 games … he will wear #7, with Hampson switching to #2. 

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have selected the contract of outfielder Matt Holliday from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned infielder Garrett Hampson to Triple-A. 

Holliday, 38, was signed by the Rockies to a Minor League contract on July 29 … has batted .346 (18-for-52) with 12 runs, four doubles, three home runs, 14 RBI, nine walks and nine strikeouts in 15 games with Albuquerque … also appeared in one game with Rookie Level Grand Junction, going 1-for-3 with one double … was originally selected by the Rockies in the seventh round of the 1998 First-Year Player Draft and batted .319 (848-for-2656) with 479 runs, 188 doubles, 23 triples, 128 home runs, 483 RBI and 66 stolen bases across parts of five seasons with the Rockies (2004-2008) … in parts of 14 seasons with Colorado, Oakland (2009), St. Louis (2009-16) and New York-AL (2017), the seven-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger has batted .299 (2081-for-6956) with 1154 runs, 466 doubles, 32 triples, 314 home runs and 1217 RBI in 1878 games … he will wear #7, with Hampson switching to #2. 

Hampson, 23, has batted .273 (6-for-22) with one run, one double, one triple, two RBI, five walks and one stolen bases in 10 games across two stints … made his Major League debut July 21 in Arizona in a start at second base and recorded his first career hit, a double, off Zack Godley in the fifth inning … the Reno, Nev., native was originally selected by Colorado in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Long Beach State. 

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Colorado Rockies 2019 Schedule Announced

Home Opener will be played Friday, April 5 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers

In collaboration with Major League Baseball, the Colorado Rockies announced today the preliminary 162-game schedule for the 2019 Major League Baseball season.

 

In collaboration with Major League Baseball, the Colorado Rockies announced today the preliminary 162-game schedule for the 2019 Major League Baseball season.

 

The Rockies open the 2019 campaign on the road at Miami for a four-game series, March 28-31, the earliest Opening Day in franchise history. After a three-game series in Tampa Bay, April 1-3, and an off-day on Thursday, April 4, the Rockies will return to Coors Field to host the Los Angeles Dodgers for three games, beginning with the club's Home Opener on Friday, April 5 at 2:10 p.m.

 

The Rockies' schedule also includes home games at Coors Field on Mother's Day (May 12 vs. San Diego), Memorial Day (May 27 vs. Arizona) and Father's Day (June 16 vs. San Diego).

 

The annual fireworks shows are scheduled for Tuesday, July 2 and Wednesday, July 3 after games against Houston, as well as Friday, Sept. 27, following the game against Milwaukee. For the second time in franchise history, the first time since 2002, the Rockies will have a scheduled off-day on July 4.

 

The Rockies' Interleague schedule has them playing all five American League East teams for the first time since 2016, along with the American League West's Houston Astros. Colorado will host Baltimore (May 24-26), Toronto (May 31-June 2), Houston (July 2-3) and Boston (Aug. 27-28). This will be the second time that the Orioles have visited Coors Field, the first time since 2004, and the first time that the Red Sox have traveled to Denver since 2013.

 

Within the National League West Division, Colorado will host 10 games against Arizona, Los Angeles and San Diego and nine games against San Francisco. The Rockies conclude their 2019 regular season at home with a three-game weekend series vs. Milwaukee, Sept. 27-29.

 

A printable version of the Rockies' 2019 schedule, with home game times, accompanies this release. All game dates and times are subject to change. Next month, on Friday, Sept. 28 vs. Washington, all fans will receive a 2019 Colorado Rockies Magnet Schedule (with home game times) at the Coors Field gates prior to the game.

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Rockies reinstate Senzatela from 10-day disabled list

Infielder Pat Valaika optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque

ATLANTA - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela from the 10-day disabled list (right shoulder inflammation) and have optioned infielder Pat Valaika to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Senzatela, 23, was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 5 (retroactive to Aug. 2), his second career stint on the DL and second of the season … also placed on the 10-day DL on July 13 with a blister on his right middle finger before being reinstated July 22 … in five starts this season, is 2-2 with a 3.60 ERA (30.0 IP, 12 ER), 11 walks and 23 strikeouts … prior to his first start of the season on July 3, made 10 relief appearances and went 2-1 with a 6.23 ERA (17.1 IP, 12 ER), six walks and 14 strikeouts … since his Major League debut with Colorado on April 6, 2017, the Valencia, Venezuela, native is 14-8 with a 4.65 ERA (182.0 IP, 94 ER), 64 walks and 139 strikeouts across 51 games with 25 starts.

ATLANTA - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela from the 10-day disabled list (right shoulder inflammation) and have optioned infielder Pat Valaika to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Senzatela, 23, was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 5 (retroactive to Aug. 2), his second career stint on the DL and second of the season … also placed on the 10-day DL on July 13 with a blister on his right middle finger before being reinstated July 22 … in five starts this season, is 2-2 with a 3.60 ERA (30.0 IP, 12 ER), 11 walks and 23 strikeouts … prior to his first start of the season on July 3, made 10 relief appearances and went 2-1 with a 6.23 ERA (17.1 IP, 12 ER), six walks and 14 strikeouts … since his Major League debut with Colorado on April 6, 2017, the Valencia, Venezuela, native is 14-8 with a 4.65 ERA (182.0 IP, 94 ER), 64 walks and 139 strikeouts across 51 games with 25 starts.

Valaika, 25, has batted .150 (17-for-113) with seven runs scored, four doubles, two home runs, four RBI, nine walks and 30 strikeouts in 57 games, 25 starts across three stints with the Rockies this season … in parts of three seasons with Colorado (2016-18), the Valencia, Calif., native has hit .220 (69-for-314) with 38 runs scored, 16 doubles, 16 home runs, 46 RBI, 16 walks and 91 strikeouts in 180 career games played with 56 starts.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies placed right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg on paternity list

Infielder Garrett Hampson recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg on the paternity list and have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque.
 
•  Hampson, 23, will be making his second stint on the active roster this season … had his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque July 21 and made his Major League debut that night in Arizona in a start at second base … recorded his first career hit, a double, off Zack Godley in the fifth inning … played seven games (six starts) in his first Major League stint, and batted .300 (6-for-20) with one run, one double, one triple, two RBI, four walks and one stolen base … the Reno, Nev., native was originally selected by Colorado in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Long Beach State. 

•  Oberg, 28, is 7-0 with a 3.12 ERA (34.2 IP, 12 ER), 10 walks and 29 strikeouts in 35 appearances this season … his seven wins as a reliever rank first in the National League, tied for third in the Majors … the Tewksbury, Mass., native was originally selected by Colorado in the 15th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and is11-6 with two saves, a 4.67 ERA (177.1 IP, 92 ER), 76 walks and 148 strikeouts since his Major League debut on April 14, 2015 vs. San Francisco.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Scott Oberg on the paternity list and have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque.
 
•  Hampson, 23, will be making his second stint on the active roster this season … had his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque July 21 and made his Major League debut that night in Arizona in a start at second base … recorded his first career hit, a double, off Zack Godley in the fifth inning … played seven games (six starts) in his first Major League stint, and batted .300 (6-for-20) with one run, one double, one triple, two RBI, four walks and one stolen base … the Reno, Nev., native was originally selected by Colorado in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Long Beach State. 

•  Oberg, 28, is 7-0 with a 3.12 ERA (34.2 IP, 12 ER), 10 walks and 29 strikeouts in 35 appearances this season … his seven wins as a reliever rank first in the National League, tied for third in the Majors … the Tewksbury, Mass., native was originally selected by Colorado in the 15th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and is11-6 with two saves, a 4.67 ERA (177.1 IP, 92 ER), 76 walks and 148 strikeouts since his Major League debut on April 14, 2015 vs. San Francisco.

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Rockies reinstate left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin from the 10-day DL

Right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin from the 10-day disabled list (left plantar fasciitis) and have optioned right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Rusin, 31, was placed on the disabled list July 24, his second stint on the disabled list this season after being placed on the 10-day DL April 23 with a right intercostal strain … made three rehab appearances with Albuquerque and posted a 5.40 ERA (3.1 IP, 2 ER) with two walks and one strikeout … has gone 0-2 with a 6.81 ERA (39.2 IP, 30 ER), 20 walks and 34 strikeouts in 35 relief appearances this season … made a career-high 60 relief appearances in 2017, going 5-1 with a career-best 2.65 ERA (85.0 IP, 25 ER) … in 172 career appearances, including 49 starts, across parts of seven seasons with Chicago-NL (2012-14) and Colorado (2015-18), has gone 18-27 with two saves, a 4.57 ERA (449.1 IP, 228 ER), 143 walks and 325 strikeouts.

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin from the 10-day disabled list (left plantar fasciitis) and have optioned right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Rusin, 31, was placed on the disabled list July 24, his second stint on the disabled list this season after being placed on the 10-day DL April 23 with a right intercostal strain … made three rehab appearances with Albuquerque and posted a 5.40 ERA (3.1 IP, 2 ER) with two walks and one strikeout … has gone 0-2 with a 6.81 ERA (39.2 IP, 30 ER), 20 walks and 34 strikeouts in 35 relief appearances this season … made a career-high 60 relief appearances in 2017, going 5-1 with a career-best 2.65 ERA (85.0 IP, 25 ER) … in 172 career appearances, including 49 starts, across parts of seven seasons with Chicago-NL (2012-14) and Colorado (2015-18), has gone 18-27 with two saves, a 4.57 ERA (449.1 IP, 228 ER), 143 walks and 325 strikeouts.

Almonte, 24, has posted a 1.00 ERA (9.0 IP, 1 ER) in seven relief appearances across two stints with the Rockies since making his Major League debut on June 21 … has made 10 starts with Albuquerque this season, going 1-4 with a 5.65 ERA (336.2 IP, 23 ER) … in 110 career Minor League appearances, including 102 starts, has gone 36-34 with a 4.07 ERA (555.2 IP, 251 ER), 194 walks and 458 strikeouts … was acquired by the Rockies via trade with the Chicago White Sox in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tommy Kahnle, Nov. 24, 2015 … originally selected by Los Angeles-AL in the 17th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies reinstate right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis from the 10-day disabled list

Catcher Tom Murphy optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis from the 10-day disabled list (blister, right middle finger) and have optioned catcher Tom Murphy to Triple-A Albuquerque.
 
•  Bettis, 29, was placed on the 10-day disabled list on July 3 with a blister on his right middle finger … made three rehab appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque and posted a 5.14 ERA (14.0 IP, 8 ER) with 16 hits allowed, three walks and 10 strikeouts … in his last rehab start, Aug. 2 vs. Round Rock, allowed four runs on five hits with two walks and four strikeouts across six innings pitched … has gone 5-1 with a 5.10 ERA (95.1 IP, 54 ER), 38 walks and 69 strikeouts in 17 starts with the Rockies this season … in 115 career appearances, 86 starts, across parts of six seasons with Colorado, has gone 30-24 with a 5.03 ERA (512.0 IP, 286 ER), 180 walks and 378 strikeouts … was originally drafted by the Rockies in the second round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Tech.  
 
•  Murphy, 27, has batted .227 (20-for-88) with five runs scored, seven doubles, one triple, two home runs, 11 RBI and three walks in 31 games with the Rockies since his recall from Albuquerque on June 12 … in 49 games with Albuquerque, has batted .289 (54-for-187) with 34 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 45 RBI … in 75 career games with the Rockies across parts of four seasons (2015-18), has batted .220 (42-for-191) with 19 runs, 11 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs, 34 RBI, 13 walks and one stolen base. 
 
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis from the 10-day disabled list (blister, right middle finger) and have optioned catcher Tom Murphy to Triple-A Albuquerque.
 
•  Bettis, 29, was placed on the 10-day disabled list on July 3 with a blister on his right middle finger … made three rehab appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque and posted a 5.14 ERA (14.0 IP, 8 ER) with 16 hits allowed, three walks and 10 strikeouts … in his last rehab start, Aug. 2 vs. Round Rock, allowed four runs on five hits with two walks and four strikeouts across six innings pitched … has gone 5-1 with a 5.10 ERA (95.1 IP, 54 ER), 38 walks and 69 strikeouts in 17 starts with the Rockies this season … in 115 career appearances, 86 starts, across parts of six seasons with Colorado, has gone 30-24 with a 5.03 ERA (512.0 IP, 286 ER), 180 walks and 378 strikeouts … was originally drafted by the Rockies in the second round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Tech.  
 
•  Murphy, 27, has batted .227 (20-for-88) with five runs scored, seven doubles, one triple, two home runs, 11 RBI and three walks in 31 games with the Rockies since his recall from Albuquerque on June 12 … in 49 games with Albuquerque, has batted .289 (54-for-187) with 34 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 45 RBI … in 75 career games with the Rockies across parts of four seasons (2015-18), has batted .220 (42-for-191) with 19 runs, 11 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs, 34 RBI, 13 walks and one stolen base. 
 
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies recall outfielder David Dahl

Right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela placed on 10-day disabled list

The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that they have recalled outfielder David Dahl from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela on the 10-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation, retroactive to August 3.
 
•  Dahl, 24, was recalled from Triple-A on April 22 for his first stint of the season on the Major League roster … played in 32 games (20 starts) before being placed on the 10-day disabled list June 1 with a broken right foot … batted .275 (25-for-91) with eight runs, three doubles, two triples, four home runs, 13 RBI, four walks, 28 strikeouts and two stolen bases with the Rockies this season … was reinstated from the DL on July 27 and optioned to Triple-A, where he has batted .286 (22-for-77) with seven runs, seven doubles, two home runs, nine RBI, one walk, 19 strikeouts and one stolen base in 19 games with the Isotopes … originally selected in the first round (10th overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Birmingham, Ala., native has hit .304 (95-for-313) with 50 runs, 15 doubles, six triples, 11 home runs, 37 RBI, 19 walks, 87 strikeouts and seven stolen bases in 95 career games with Colorado. 
 
•  Senzatela, 23, will be making his second career stint on the disabled list, his second within the last month… placed on the 10-day DL on July 13 with a blister on his right middle finger before being reinstated July 22 … has made three starts since that reinstatement, going 1-1 with a 3.18 ERA (17.0 IP, 6 ER), eight walks and 17 strikeouts … in five total starts this season, is 2-2 with a 3.60 ERA (30.0 IP, 12 ER), 11 walks and 23 strikeouts … prior to his first start of the season on July 3, made 10 relief appearances and went 2-1 with a 6.23 ERA (17.1 IP, 12 ER), six walks and 14 strikeouts … since his Major League debut with Colorado on April 6 of last season, the Valencia, Venezuela, native has gone 14-8 with a 4.65 ERA (182.0 IP, 94 ER), 64 walks and 139 strikeouts across 51 games with 25 starts.
 
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.
 

The Colorado Rockies announced Sunday that they have recalled outfielder David Dahl from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela on the 10-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation, retroactive to August 3.
 
•  Dahl, 24, was recalled from Triple-A on April 22 for his first stint of the season on the Major League roster … played in 32 games (20 starts) before being placed on the 10-day disabled list June 1 with a broken right foot … batted .275 (25-for-91) with eight runs, three doubles, two triples, four home runs, 13 RBI, four walks, 28 strikeouts and two stolen bases with the Rockies this season … was reinstated from the DL on July 27 and optioned to Triple-A, where he has batted .286 (22-for-77) with seven runs, seven doubles, two home runs, nine RBI, one walk, 19 strikeouts and one stolen base in 19 games with the Isotopes … originally selected in the first round (10th overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Birmingham, Ala., native has hit .304 (95-for-313) with 50 runs, 15 doubles, six triples, 11 home runs, 37 RBI, 19 walks, 87 strikeouts and seven stolen bases in 95 career games with Colorado. 
 
•  Senzatela, 23, will be making his second career stint on the disabled list, his second within the last month… placed on the 10-day DL on July 13 with a blister on his right middle finger before being reinstated July 22 … has made three starts since that reinstatement, going 1-1 with a 3.18 ERA (17.0 IP, 6 ER), eight walks and 17 strikeouts … in five total starts this season, is 2-2 with a 3.60 ERA (30.0 IP, 12 ER), 11 walks and 23 strikeouts … prior to his first start of the season on July 3, made 10 relief appearances and went 2-1 with a 6.23 ERA (17.1 IP, 12 ER), six walks and 14 strikeouts … since his Major League debut with Colorado on April 6 of last season, the Valencia, Venezuela, native has gone 14-8 with a 4.65 ERA (182.0 IP, 94 ER), 64 walks and 139 strikeouts across 51 games with 25 starts.
 
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.
 

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Colorado Rockies reinstate infielder DJ LeMahieu from 10-day disabled list

Infielder Garrett Hampson optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque

The Colorado Rockies announced Thursday that they have reinstated infielder DJ LeMahieu from the 10-day disabled list (oblique strain) and have optioned infielder Garrett Hampson to Triple-A Albuquerque.

•    LeMahieu, 30, was placed on the disabled list on July 21, his third stint on the disabled list this season … prior to 2018, had never been on the disabled list … is batting .278 (84-for-302) with 52 runs, 22 doubles, eight home runs, 34 RBI, 23 walks and five stolen bases in 72 games with the Rockies this season … in parts of seven seasons with Colorado, the two-time All-Star has batted .301 (948-for-3154) with 460 runs scored, 151 doubles, 29 triples, 42 home runs, 317 RBI, 263 walks and 74 stolen bases in 862 games … in his career with Chicago-NL (2011) and Colorado (2012-18), LeMahieu has batted .300 (963-for-3214) with 463 runs, 153 doubles, 29 triples, 42 home runs, 321 RBI, 264 walks and 74 stolen bases across 899 career games. LeMahieu Stats

The Colorado Rockies announced Thursday that they have reinstated infielder DJ LeMahieu from the 10-day disabled list (oblique strain) and have optioned infielder Garrett Hampson to Triple-A Albuquerque.

•    LeMahieu, 30, was placed on the disabled list on July 21, his third stint on the disabled list this season … prior to 2018, had never been on the disabled list … is batting .278 (84-for-302) with 52 runs, 22 doubles, eight home runs, 34 RBI, 23 walks and five stolen bases in 72 games with the Rockies this season … in parts of seven seasons with Colorado, the two-time All-Star has batted .301 (948-for-3154) with 460 runs scored, 151 doubles, 29 triples, 42 home runs, 317 RBI, 263 walks and 74 stolen bases in 862 games … in his career with Chicago-NL (2011) and Colorado (2012-18), LeMahieu has batted .300 (963-for-3214) with 463 runs, 153 doubles, 29 triples, 42 home runs, 321 RBI, 264 walks and 74 stolen bases across 899 career games. LeMahieu Stats

•    Hampson, 23, was recalled July 21 and made his Major League debut that night in Arizona in a start at second base … recorded his first career hit, a double, off Zack Godley in the fifth inning … played seven games (six starts) in his first Major League stint, and batted .300 (6-for-20) with one run, one double, one triple, two RBI, four walks and one stolen base … the Reno, Nev., native was originally selected by Colorado in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Long Beach State. Hampson Stats

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Colorado Rockies recall infielder Ryan Mcmahon from Triple-A Albuquerque

Outfielder Noel Cuevas optioned to Triple-A

DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Ryan McMahon from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned outfielder Noel Cuevas to Triple-A.

• McMahon, 23, will be making his third stint on the Major League roster this season … made his first Opening Day roster this year, and has batted .211 (20-for-95) with seven runs, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, nine RBI and 10 walks in 47 games across his first two stints with the Rockies in 2018 … in 55 games with Albuquerque, has batted .290 (65-for-224) with 40 runs, 15 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs, 48 RBI, 15 walks and three stolen bases … the Yorba Linda, Calif., native made his Major League debut Aug. 12, 2017 vs. Miami and has batted .202 (23-for-114) with nine runs, five doubles, one triple, two home runs, 10 RBI, 15 walks and 40 strikeouts across parts of two seasons with the Rockies.

DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Ryan McMahon from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned outfielder Noel Cuevas to Triple-A.

• McMahon, 23, will be making his third stint on the Major League roster this season … made his first Opening Day roster this year, and has batted .211 (20-for-95) with seven runs, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, nine RBI and 10 walks in 47 games across his first two stints with the Rockies in 2018 … in 55 games with Albuquerque, has batted .290 (65-for-224) with 40 runs, 15 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs, 48 RBI, 15 walks and three stolen bases … the Yorba Linda, Calif., native made his Major League debut Aug. 12, 2017 vs. Miami and has batted .202 (23-for-114) with nine runs, five doubles, one triple, two home runs, 10 RBI, 15 walks and 40 strikeouts across parts of two seasons with the Rockies.

•    Cuevas, 26, was recalled April 22 and made his Major League debut that night vs. Chicago-NL … has batted .243 (33-for-136) with 14 runs, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, eight RBI and six walks across 63 games in his first stint in the Major Leagues … the Camuy, Puerto Rico, native has batted .333 (21-for-63) with eight runs, three doubles, three triples, two home runs, 13 RBI, 10 walks and two stolen bases across 16 games in Triple-A this season.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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Homestand Events • Astros (July 24-25), Athletics (27-29)

Looking ahead: at Cardinals (July 30- Aug. 2) & at Brewers (Aug. 3-5)

The Colorado Rockies begin a five-game Interleague homestand Tuesday, hosting the defending World Series champion Houston Astros for two games, followed by a three-game series starting Friday against Oakland.

This weekend's events will include Star Wars Night on Saturday and Faith Day on Sunday.

The Colorado Rockies begin a five-game Interleague homestand Tuesday, hosting the defending World Series champion Houston Astros for two games, followed by a three-game series starting Friday against Oakland.

This weekend's events will include Star Wars Night on Saturday and Faith Day on Sunday.

The following events will take place at Coors Field over the course of the homestand.

 

Tuesday, July 24 vs. Astros, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• National Anthem by Lila Mori

• Color Guard by University Police Department

       

Wednesday, July 25 vs. Astros, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• Giveaway: The first 10,000 fans will receive a survey card, presented by Xcel Energy.

• National Anthem by Skyline Chorus

• Color Guard by Douglas County Sheriff

 

Friday, July 27 vs. Athletics, 6:40 p.m. first pitch

• Giveaway: The first 15,000 fans will receive a "Fire Up the Fountains" T-shirt, presented by AT&T SportsNet.

• Rooftop: Pregame DJ

• Rooftop Giveaway: The first 500 fans to The Rooftop will receive a beverage wrap, presented by Shane Co.

• National Anthem by The University of Denver

• Color Guard by Adams County Fire Rescue

 

Saturday, July 28 vs. Athletics, 6:10 p.m. first pitch

• Star Wars Night: The Rockies are hosting its fifth annual Star Wars Night.

• Giveaway: The first 15,000 fans will receive a Star Wars beverage wrap. 

• Parade: There will be a pregame parade around the warning track prior to first pitch for fans wearing a Star Wars costume.

• National Anthem by Artios Academies

• Color Guard by El Paso County Sheriff

• Rooftop Live: SF1

 

Sunday, July 29 vs. Athletics, 1:10 p.m. first pitch

• Faith Day Presented by Chick-fil-A: The Rockies are hosting the 14th Annual Colorado Rockies Faith Day, featuring a postgame concert by Passion with Kristian Stanfill. Select players and coaches are scheduled to speak prior to the concert (after the game).

• Rooftop: Pregame DJ

• National Anthem by Melodie Malone

• Color Guard by Evergreen Fire Rescue

• God Bless America: Airman First Class Joshua Silva

• Hero of the Game: Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Conde

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Colorado Rockies reinstate left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from the 10-day disabled list

Left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin placed on the 10-day disabled list

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from the 10-day disabled list and have placed left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin on the 10-day DL with left plantar fasciitis.
 
•  Musgrave, 26, was placed on the disabled list on July 14 with a right hip flexor strain … has gone 1-3 with a 4.76 ERA (28.1 IP, 15 ER), 16 walks and 20 strikeouts in 20 appearances since having his contract selected on April 23 … made his Major League debut against San Diego on April 23 and pitched one scoreless inning of relief with one strikeout … the Nutter Fort, W.V., native has gone 31-19 with a 4.02 ERA (413.2 IP, 185 ER) in 80 career Minor League games, 78 starts, since 2014.

•  Rusin, 31, has gone 0-2 with a 6.81 ERA (39.2 IP, 30 ER), 20 walks and 34 strikeouts in 35 relief appearances this season … this will be his second stint on the disabled list this season after being placed on the 10-day DL April 23 with a right intercostal strain … made a career-high 60 relief appearances in 2017, going 5-1 with a career-best 2.65 ERA (85.0 IP, 25 ER) … in 172 career appearances, including 49 starts, across parts of seven seasons with Chicago-NL (2012-14) and Colorado (2015-18), has gone 18-27 with two saves, a 4.57 ERA (449.1 IP, 228 ER), 143 walks and 325 strikeouts.

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from the 10-day disabled list and have placed left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin on the 10-day DL with left plantar fasciitis.
 
•  Musgrave, 26, was placed on the disabled list on July 14 with a right hip flexor strain … has gone 1-3 with a 4.76 ERA (28.1 IP, 15 ER), 16 walks and 20 strikeouts in 20 appearances since having his contract selected on April 23 … made his Major League debut against San Diego on April 23 and pitched one scoreless inning of relief with one strikeout … the Nutter Fort, W.V., native has gone 31-19 with a 4.02 ERA (413.2 IP, 185 ER) in 80 career Minor League games, 78 starts, since 2014.

•  Rusin, 31, has gone 0-2 with a 6.81 ERA (39.2 IP, 30 ER), 20 walks and 34 strikeouts in 35 relief appearances this season … this will be his second stint on the disabled list this season after being placed on the 10-day DL April 23 with a right intercostal strain … made a career-high 60 relief appearances in 2017, going 5-1 with a career-best 2.65 ERA (85.0 IP, 25 ER) … in 172 career appearances, including 49 starts, across parts of seven seasons with Chicago-NL (2012-14) and Colorado (2015-18), has gone 18-27 with two saves, a 4.57 ERA (449.1 IP, 228 ER), 143 walks and 325 strikeouts.

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster. 

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