Outfielder Greg Golson was released to make room for starting pitcher Armando Galarraga (No. 33), who joined the Rockies organization as part of a trade with the Reds for minor leaguer Parker Frazier on July 15.
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Galarraga, 31, spent the entire season with Triple-A Louisville where he has gone 6-6 with a 2.98 ERA (84.2 ip, 28 er) over 16 starts. He has appeared in 100 career Major League games, 91 were starts, with Texas, Detroit, Arizona and Houston going 26-34 with a 4.78 ERA (542.0 ip, 288 er). In 2008 with Detroit, he went 13-7 with a 3.73 ERA (178.2 ip, 74 er) over 30 games/28 starts and finished fourth in the American League’s Rookie of the Year voting.