Colorado Rockies recall right-handed pitcher David Hale from Triple-A
The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher David Hale from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed catcher Nick Hundley on the seven-day concussion disabled list, retroactive to Thursday, April 14.
- David Hale, 28, was acquired by the Rockies via trade with the Atlanta Braves on Jan. 30, 2015 in exchange for minor leaguers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd … went 5-5 with a 6.09 ERA (78.1 IP, 53 ER) across five stints with the Rockies in 2015 (including two as the 26th man).
- Has made two starts for Albuquerque this season, and is 0-1 with a 1.50 ERA (6.0 IP, 1 ER) with five hits, two walks and seven strikeouts.
- Made two appearances (one start) in Spring Training, and was 0-1 with a 4.15 ERA (4.1 IP, 2 ER) … missed time with a strained right hamstring.
- Was originally drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the third round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft and made his debut for the Braves on Sept. 13, 2013.
- Will be wearing number 61. Hale Stats
- Nick Hundley, 32, has appeared in seven games for the Rockies this season and has batted .227 (5-for-22) with one home run, three RBI and six walks.
- Was placed on the 60-day disabled list Sept. 11, 2015 with a cervical strain and was reinstated Nov. 6.
- In 2015, ranked second among MLB catchers with his career-best .301 batting average (110-for-366). Hundley Stats
Colorado has a full 40-man roster.