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Colorado Rockies transactions, July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have transferred infielder Brendan Rodgers from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day injured list. Additionally, the Rockies have reinstated left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave from the 60-day IL and optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque. The Rockies have a full 40-man roster.

Colorado Rockies recall left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland from Triple-A Albuquerque

Infielder Pat Valaika optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque
July 13, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned infielder Pat Valaika to Triple-A Albuquerque. Freeland, 26, was optioned to Albuquerque on May 31 after going 2-6 with a 7.13 ERA (59.1 IP, 47 ER) in 12 starts

Rockies finalize 2019 first-year player Draft signings

Colorado signs all selections from rounds 1-30
July 12, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have concluded their signing period for the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. They signed all selections from rounds 1-30 for a total of 31 players signed. A breakdown of each selection that Colorado signed is below. First baseman Michael Toglia was selected

Colorado Rockies reinstate shortstop Trevor Story from the 10-day injured list

Right-handed pitcher Chi Chi González optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque
July 2, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated shortstop Trevor Story from the 10-day injured list and have optioned right-handed pitcher Chi Chi González to Triple-A Albuquerque. · Story, 26, was placed on the injured list on June 20 with a right thumb sprain … made two

Colorado Rockies recap notes for June, 2019

July 1, 2019

Charlie Blackmon NL Rankings for June: .412 AVG, 1st (F. Tatis 2nd at .383) .835 SLG, 1st (C. Yelich 2nd at .712) 30 runs, 1st (R. Acuña Jr. / D. Swanson 2nd with 28) 10 home runs, 2nd 40 hits, T-2nd 2 triples, T-2nd 25 RBI, 5th June Notes on

Colorado Rockies select the contract of right-handed pitcher Chi Chi González from Triple-A Albuquerque

Infielder Brendan Rodgers placed on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder impingement
June 25, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Chi Chi González from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed infielder Brendan Rodgers on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder impingement, retroactive to June 24.

  • González, 27, will start tonight for

Colorado Rockies recall infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque

Right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman optioned to Triple-A
June 23, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman to Triple-A.

  • Hampson, 24, will be on the active roster for the third time this season after making his first career Opening Day roster

Colorado Rockies recall infielder Brendan Rodgers from Triple-A Albuquerque

Infielder Trevor Story placed on the 10-day injured list with a right thumb sprain
June 20, 2019

PHOENIX – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Brendan Rodgers from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed infielder Trevor Story on the 10-day injured list with a right thumb sprain.

  • Rodgers, 22, will be on the Rockies’ active roster for the second time this season …

Colorado Rockies Agree to Terms With First-Round Selection Michael Toglia

Colorado has now agreed to terms with 25 selections from the 2019 First-Year Player Draft
June 18, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have agreed to terms with first baseman Michael Toglia (TOH-lee-uh), whom the Rockies selected out of UCLA with the 23rd overall pick in the first round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Additionally, the Rockies announced today that

Colorado Rockies recall infielder Pat Valaika from Triple-A Albuquerque

Left-hander Mike Dunn designated for assignment
June 18, 2019

PHOENIX – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Pat Valaika from Triple-A Albuquerque and have designated left-handed pitcher Mike Dunn for assignment. Valaika, 26, will be making his third stint on the active roster this season … has batted .069 (2-for-29) with three runs scored, one

Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitcher Jesus Tinoco from Triple-A Albuquerque

June 15, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jesus Tinoco from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned infielder Brendan Rodgers to Triple-A Albuquerque.

  • Tinoco, 24, will be making his second stint on the active roster this year … was originally recalled from Albuquerque on May

Colorado Rockies Reinstate Left-Handed Pitcher Mike Dunn From 10-day Injured List

Left-handed pitcher Phillip Diehl optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque
June 13, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Mike Dunn from the 10-day injured list (left a/c joint inflammation) and have optioned left-hander Phillip Diehl to Triple-A Albuquerque.

  • Dunn, 34, was placed on the 10-day injured list on June 6 with left a/c joint

Rockies select contract of left-handed pitcher Phillip Diehl

Right-handed pitcher Seunghwan Oh placed on 10-day injured list with left abdominal strain
June 10, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Phillip Diehl and have placed right-handed pitcher Seunghwan Oh on the 10-day injured list with a left abdominal strain, retroactive to June 7.

  • Diehl, 24, is making his first career appearance on the

Colorado Rockies Select 30 Players on MLB Draft’s Final Day

Rockies select 14 pitchers and 16 position players in rounds 11-40
June 6, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Colorado Rockies concluded the final day of Major League Baseball’s 2019 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, selecting 30 players in rounds 11 through 40. Of the 30 picks today, the Rockies selected 14 pitchers and 16 position players. Among today’s selections was outfielder Yorvis Torrealba, selected

Colorado Rockies select the contract of Peter Lambert

Right-handed pitcher to make debut at Wrigley Field; left-hander Mike Dunn placed on injured list
June 6, 2019

CHICAGO – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have selected the contract of 22-year-old right-handed pitcher Peter Lambert from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed left-hander Mike Dunn on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to June 3) due to left a/c joint inflammation. To make room for Lambert, the club transferred

Colorado Rockies select eight players on MLB Draft's second day

Rockies draft eight collegiate players on draft's second day for third consecutive season
June 4, 2019

On the second day of Major League Baseball's 2019 First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected five right-handed pitchers, two outfielders and one infielder. For the third consecutive season, all eight of the Rockies' selections on the second day of the draft came from the college ranks.

Four Tourists named to the All-Star Game

Vavra, MacIver, Martinez and Bird all named All-Stars
June 4, 2019

ASHEVILLE- Four members of the Asheville Tourists were voted into the 60th annual South Atlantic League All-Star game. Terrin Vavra, Willie MacIver, Alexander Martinez, and Jake Bird will all represent Asheville in the mid-summer classic on June 18 at Appalachian Power Park; home of the West Virginia Power. The four

Colorado Rockies select third baseman Aaron Schunk in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft

Right-handed pitcher Karl Kauffmann (Michigan) selected in competitive balance round B
June 4, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – With their second-round pick (62nd overall) over the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected third baseman Aaron Schunk out of the University of Georgia. Additionally, with the 77th overall pick in the competitive balance B round, the Rockies selected right-handed pitcher Karl Kauffmann out of

Colorado Rockies select first baseman Michael Toglia as the 23rd overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft

June 3, 2019

With the 23rd overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the Colorado Rockies selected first baseman Michael Toglia (TOH-glee-uh) out of UCLA.

Colorado Rockies recall infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque

Right-handed pitcher Jesus Tinoco optioned to Triple-A
June 2, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled infielder Garrett Hampson from Triple-A Albuquerque, and have optioned right-handed pitcher Jesus Tinoco to Triple-A. Hampson, 24, will be making his second stint on the Major League roster this season … made his first career Opening Day roster and

Colorado Rockies reinstate left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin from 10-day injured list, recall right-handed pitcher Jesus Tinoco from Triple-A Albuquerque 

May 31, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin from the 10-day injured list (mid-back strain) and have recalled right-handed pitcher Jesus Tinoco from Triple-A Albuquerque. Additionally, the Rockies have optioned outfielder Yonathan Daza and left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland to Triple-A.

  • Rusin, 32,

Colorado Rockies recall outfielder Yonathan Daza from Triple-A Albuquerque 

Outfielder Charlie Blackmon placed on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain, outfielder Noel Cuevas reinstated from IL and optioned to Triple-A
May 29, 2019

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled outfielder Yonathan Daza from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed outfielder Charlie Blackmon on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain, retroactive to May 24. Additionally, the Rockies have reinstated outfielder Noel Cuevas from the 10-day injured list

Homestand events: Orioles (May 24-26), D-backs (May 27-30) and Blue Jays (May 31-June 2) 

May 24, 2019

DENVER -- The Rockies embark on their longest homestand of the season, a 10-game stretch featuring three games against the American League East’s Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays, as well four games against the division rival Arizona Diamondbacks. This will be the Orioles’ second-ever visit to Coors Field, their

Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman from Triple-A Albuquerque

Right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte optioned to Triple-A
May 24, 2019

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman from Triple-A Albuquerque and have optioned right-hander Yency Almonte to Triple-A. Hoffman, 26, will be making his second start for the Rockies this season tonight against the Baltimore Orioles ... made his first start of

Colorado Rockies select contract of right-handed pitcher Jairo Diaz from Triple-A Albuquerque

Right-handed pitcher Wade Davis placed on 10-day injured list (left oblique strain), left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed on 60-day injured list (left knee chondral defect)
May 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Jairo Díaz from Triple-A Albuquerque and have placed right-handed pitcher Wade Davis on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain (retroactive to May 19). Additionally, left-hander Tyler Anderson has been recalled from