The Colorado Rockies have reinstated catcher Yorvit Torrealba from the restricted list, where he's been since June 2.
Thirty-year-old Torrealba was put on the list to attend to family matters involving the kidnapping and safe recovery of his family members in Venezuela. He missed 27 games while he was away, including a short stint at Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Torrealba hit .267 with one RBI and a walk in his four games with the Sky Sox last week. The Rockies catcher is hitting .230 with 2 home runs and 7 RBI in 19 Major League games this season.
The Rockies designated catcher Paul Phillips for assignment to make room for Torrealba. Phillips started yesterday's game against the Dodgers and went 0-for-2 with a walk.
(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus