Rockies reinstate right-handed pitchers Tyler Chatwood and Adam Ottavino from the disabled list
SAN FRANCISCO - The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood from the 15-day disabled list and right-handed pitcher Adam Ottavino from the 60-day disabled list. Additionally, right-hander Eddie Butler has been optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque and right-hander Justin Miller has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 3) with a left oblique strain.
- Chatwood, 26, was placed on the disabled list June 19 with a mid-back strain after being removed from his last start June 18 after 1.2 innings pitched … made one rehab start for High-A Modesto June 30 and pitched five shutout innings with one hit, two walks and three strikeouts … is 8-4 with a 2.89 ERA (84.0 IP, 27 ER) in 13 starts with the Rockies this season … is 5-0 with a Major League-leading 1.25 ERA (43.1 IP, 6 ER) on the road … his eight wins lead the Rockies and are tied for 11th in the National League … missed the entire 2015 season and a majority of the 2014 season after undergoing his second Tommy John surgery in 2014 … in parts of five seasons with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2011) and the Colorado Rockies (2012-16) has gone 28-26 with a 4.06 ERA (426.0 IP, 192 ER), 451 hits, 38 home runs, 179 walks and 252 strikeouts in 83 appearances, 74 starts … he was acquired by the Rockies via trade from the Angels in exchange for catcher Chris Iannetta on Nov. 30, 2011. Chatwood Stats
- Ottavino, 30, will be making his first appearance on the active roster since undergoing Tommy John surgery May 6, 2015 … made 10 rehab appearances this season between High-A Modesto and Triple-A Albuquerque, going 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA (8.1 IP, 5 ER) … did not allow a baserunner in his last three appearances with four strikeouts … went 1-0 with three saves in three opportunities in 10 appearances with the Rockies in 2015, pitching 10.1 scoreless innings with three hits, two walks and 13 strikeouts … in parts of five seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals (2010) and the Colorado Rockies (2012-15), has gone 8-10 with four saves and a 3.88 ERA (255.0 IP, 110 ER), 256 hits, 25 home runs, 92 walks and 254 strikeouts … was acquired off of waivers by Colorado April 3, 2012 … originally drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round (30th overall) of the 2006 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Ottavino Stats
- Butler, 25, is 2-5 with a 6.96 ERA (52.1 IP, 42 ER), 71 hits, 12 home runs, 15 walks and 36 strikeouts across 12 appearances, nine starts, with the Rockies this season … was 2-4 with a 6.85 ERA (46.0 IP, 35 ER) in nine starts, 0-1 with a 7.56 ERA (8.1 IP, 7 ER) in three relief appearances … was originally recalled from Triple-A April 27 … went 2-0 with a 4.09 ERA (22.0 IP, 10 ER) in four starts with Albuquerque in April … in parts of three seasons with the Rockies (2014-16) is 6-16 with a 6.37 ERA (149.2 IP, 106 ER), 196 hits, 27 home runs, 64 walks and 83 strikeouts … was originally drafted by Colorado in Compensation Round A of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Butler Stats
- Miller, 30, is 1-1 with a 5.35 ERA (35.1 IP, 43 ER) in 31 appearances with the Rockies … his 35.1 innings pitched led all Rockies relievers … was a member of his first career Opening Day roster … in parts of three seasons with the Detroit Tigers (2014) and Colorado Rockies (2015-16) is 5-4 with one save and a 4.78 ERA (81.0 IP, 43 ER), 76 hits, nine home runs, 30 walks and 80 strikeouts … was signed to a Minor League contract by Colorado Nov. 19, 2014 … was originally drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 16th round of the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Miller Stats
Additionally, left-handed pitcher Yohan Flande has rejected his assignment to Triple-A Albuquerque and has elected his free agency. Flande was designated for assignment July 2. Flande Stats
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.