The Rockies announced that left-hander Bernardo Flores Jr. has cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Albuquerque. He doesn’t have the requisite service time to reject an outright assignment, so he’ll remain in the organization. Flores was originally drafted by the White Sox, with whom he spent the first few years of his career. The southpaw made his big league … [Read more...] about Rockies Outright Bernardo Flores Jr.
The Rockies announced that they have selected the contract of outfield prospect Ryan Vilade from Triple-A. Left-hander Bernardo Flores Jr. was designated for assignment and righty Ryan Feltner was optioned to Triple-A in corresponding moves. Vilade places fifth on MLB Pipeline’s ranking of the Rockies’ top prospects, and the 2017 second-round pick is now set to make his Major … [Read more...] about Rockies Select Ryan Vilade, Designate Bernardo Flores Jr.
The Rockies have reinstated Robert Stephenson from the paternity list and optioned Ben Bowden to Triple-A, per the team. The 26-year-old Bowden has a 6.56 ERA/4.84 FIP in 35 2/3 innings. Stephenson has been a productive member of the Rockies’ bullpen, tossing 38 1/3 innings with a 3.76 ERA/4.02 FIP. … [Read more...] about Rockies Option Ben Bowden, Reinstate Robert Stephenson
The Rockies announced Wednesday that they’ve reinstated right-hander Jon Gray from the 10-day injured list and called up infielder Colton Welker for his Major League debut. Righty Antonio Santos was also recalled to the MLB roster. In a trio of corresponding moves, the Rox put right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez on the 10-day injured list with a strained oblique, placed righty Robert … [Read more...] about Rockies Activate Jon Gray, Promote Colton Welker
The Rockies announced they passed José Mujica through outright waivers this afternoon. Colorado hadn’t previously announced that Mujica had been designated for assignment, so the move creates a vacancy on the 40-man roster. Colorado signed Mujica to a major league contract over the 2019-20 offseason. The right-hander had spent seven seasons in the Rays’ organization but never … [Read more...] about Rockies Outright Jose Mujica
The Red Sox have added Taylor Motter to the active roster, optioning Connor Wong to Triple-A, per the team. Motter was only recently claimed off waivers from the Rockies. Motter played in 13 games with the Rockies, slashing .150/.227/.150 in 22 plate appearances. The 31-year-old utility man can play all over the diamond, which will be particularly helpful for a Boston team with … [Read more...] about Red Sox Add Taylor Motter, Option Connor Wong
The Rockies announced a series of roster moves today, including the placement of left-hander Austin Gomber and first baseman/outfielder Connor Joe on the 10-day injured list. According to MLB.com’s Thomas Harding, Gomber will be moved to the 60-day IL tomorrow when the Rockies select the contract of right-hander Ryan Feltner from Double-A, as Feltner will make his MLB debut by … [Read more...] about Rockies Place Austin Gomber, Connor Joe On 10-Day Injured List
The Red Sox have claimed infielder Taylor Motter off waivers from the Rockies, per a club announcement. Colorado designated Motter for assignment earlier in the week. Motter, 31, only got a brief look with the Rockies before being designated for assignment, going 3-for-20 in 13 games upon having his contract selected from Triple-A Albuquerque. The well-traveled, journeyman … [Read more...] about Red Sox Claim Taylor Motter
The Rockies announced Wednesday that they’ve placed right-hander Jon Gray on the 10-day injured list due to tightness in his right forearm. Colorado also selected the contract of right-hander Julian Fernandez and recalled righties Antonio Santos and Justin Lawrence from Triple-A Albuquerque as rosters expand to 28 players. Forearm tightness is ominous for any pitcher and is … [Read more...] about Rockies Place Jon Gray On Injured List, Select Julian Fernandez