Rockies recall left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson from Triple-A Albuquerque
DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed left-hander Jake McGee on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation.
- Anderson, 26, was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list (recovery from left elbow surgery) and optioned to Double-A Hartford on June 8 … missed the entire 2015 season after undergoing left elbow surgery … his first appearance with the Rockies will be his Major League debut … made two starts with Hartford, going 1-1 with a 1.80 ERA (10.0 IP, 2 ER), two walks and 11 strikeouts across those two starts … was transferred to Triple-A Albuquerque on May 26, where he went 1-1 with a 2.12 ERA (17.0 IP, 4 ER), six walks and 13 strikeouts across three starts … prior to his reinstatement from the DL, made one rehab start for High-A Modesto, earning no decision while allowing two runs on two hits with six strikeouts in his 3.2 innings pitched … in his career, is 25-12 with a 2.38 ERA (359.0 IP, 95 ER), 108 walks and 293 strikeouts over parts of four seasons at five Minor League levels. He will wear number 44. Anderson Stats
- McGee, 29, is 0-2 with 15 saves in 18 save opportunities for the Rockies this season … has a 4.98 ERA (21.1 IP, 12 ER) with six walks and 15 strikeouts over his 24 relief appearances … was acquired in a trade from the Tampa Bay Rays along with right-hander German Marquez in exchange for outfielder Corey Dickerson and infielder Kevin Padlo on Jan. 28 … in his career, is 21-13 with 41 saves in 58 save opportunities and a 2.94 ERA (281.1 IP, 92 ER) with 78 walks and 334 strikeouts across parts of seven seasons with Tampa Bay and Colorado. McGee Stats
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.