DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced today that the club has reinstated infielder Jason Giambi from the 15-day disabled list. Additionally, the Rockies have recalled right-handed pitcher Guillermo Moscoso from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Both Giambi (#23) and Moscoso (#56) will be available in tonight’s game at Coors Field against San Diego (6:10 p.m. MDT).
Giambi, 41, has batted .241 (19-for-79) with 4 doubles, 1 home run, 8 RBI, 7 runs and 17 walks in 47 games for Colorado this season. Giambi missed 35 games on the disabled list with a viral syndrome. Giambi made five rehab appearances while on the DL, three at Double-A Tulsa and two at Triple-A Colorado Springs. In the five games he hit .385 (5-for-13) with 1 doubles, 1 RBI and 1 run. Giambi has been a member of the Rockies since September 2009, and in 217 games with Colorado he has batted .251 (103-for-410) with 20 doubles, 22 home runs, 86 RBI, 48 runs and 76 walks. The West Covina, California native is a .281 (1967-for-7011) career hitter with 395 doubles, 429 home runs, 1,405 RBI, 1,203 runs scored and 1,331 walks in 2,150 career games with Oakland (1995-2001, 2009), the New York Yankees (2002-08) and Colorado (2009-2012).
Moscoso, 29, has made three starts and 10 relief appearances this season for the Rockies, going 0-1 with a 7.53 ERA (34.2 ip, 29 er) in three stints with the Major League club. Moscoso has spent the remainder of his 2012 season with Triple-A Colorado Springs, going 8-6 with a 6.13 ERA (98.1 ip, 67 er), 26 walks and 85 strikeouts in 18 starts. The Venezuela native is 8-11 with a 4.26 ERA (177.1 ip, 84 er) in 47 career appearances, 24 starts, in parts of four Major League seasons. He was acquired by Colorado along with left-handed pitcher Josh Outman from Oakland in exchange for Seth Smith on January 16, 2012.
The Rockies have 39 players on their 40-man roster.
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