Before Wednesday’s game, the Rockies made a couple of roster moves.
Chatwood’s stint on the disabled list
Chatwood was put on the disabled list 10 days ago with a right calf strain. The injury was suffered on July 15 in the Rockies second game back from the All-Star break as they faced the New York Mets.
More from Rox Pile
- A Colorado Rockies Thanksgiving
- Colorado Rockies: What if Todd Helton had played football instead?
- Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon out for the season
- Colorado Rockies: Injuries shift look of roster ahead of Dodgers series
- Colorado Rockies: Has Sean Bouchard earned a second look in 2023?
Chatwood suffered the injury prior to the start of the game when he was warming up for his start in the bullpen. However, he went out to pitch anyways and he did not do well as he didn’t get out of the first inning. He only retired one batter and he gave up one hit, four runs (all earned), three walks, and he did not strike out a batter. He ended up suffering the loss as the Rockies lost by a score of 9-3.
At least for now, Chatwood will be making appearances out of the bullpen.
Holland going on the paternity list
The paternity list for Major League Baseball can go as long as three days but a player can go as short as one game. For example, Cleveland Indians closer Cody Allen was on the paternity list late last month and he was only on the paternity list for one day.
Essentially, by being able to make this move, it delays the inevitable for the Rockies. Either another transaction must be made or the Rockies will make a trade to acquire at least one reliever (as our own Kevin Henry reported in the article above this paragraph). Whether or not a trade comes together in the next few days, at least one of the three situations will happen: