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Rockies activate C Torrealba from 7-day DL

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DENVER (AP)

The Colorado Rockies activated veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba from the seven-day disabled list after he was sidelined by a concussion.

He was in uniform for Tuesday night's game against the San Francisco Giants. To make room on the roster, the Rockies optioned infielder/outfielder Ryan Wheeler to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

The 35-year-old Torrealba was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 19. He is hitting .252 with six doubles and 10 RBIs this season as he serves as a backup to Wilin Rosario.

Wheeler has hit .211 in two stints with the Rockies in 2013. He is batting .308 with 81 RBIs in 110 games for the Sky Sox.

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