Gonzalez held out, Rockies call up Garner
The Colorado Rockies have recalled outfielder Cole Garner from
Triple-A Colorado Springs to provide depth after Carlos Gonzalez
injured his right wrist.
Gonzalez was with the Rockies on Monday but was not starting in
the opener of a four-game series against the Braves. He has a
bruised wrist and says he can’t grip a bat after he ran into the
center-field wall Sunday against Kansas City. X-rays showed no
Garner was hitting .340 with seven homers and 29 RBIs in 36
games with Colorado Springs. He has never played in the major
The Rockies optioned right-hander Clayton Mortensen to Colorado
Springs. He was 2-4 with a 3.86 ERA in 16 games, including six
starts, with the Rockies.