The Colorado Rockies announced they recalled right-handed pitchers Mitchell Boggs, Manuel Corpas and Collin McHugh, along with infielder/outfielder Ryan Wheeler from Triple-A Colorado Springs. In addition, the club has activated outfielder Carlos Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list.
All five will be available for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers (6:40 p.m. MDT) at Coors Field.
Boggs, 29, will be making his second stint with Colorado this season after being acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals on July 9. In his first stint on the Rockies active roster, he made two relief appearances without allowing a run over 1.2 innings.
Corpas, 31, pitched in 19 games for Colorado during his first stint after beginning the year in Colorado Springs. In those 19 games, he went 1-2 with a 4.50 ERA (32.0 ip, 16 er), allowed 29 hits, walked 12 and struck out 22. The Panama City native has spent the majority of his career with Colorado (2006-2011, 2013) and is 13-20 with 34 saves and a 4.12 ERA (364.2 ip, 167 er) over 347 career Major League games, all in relief.
McHugh, 26, is making his second stint with Colorado and third this year in the majors. The Berry College product was acquired from the New York Mets on June 18 for outfielder Eric Young Jr. and has gone 0-2 with a 10.50 ERA (12.0 ip, 14 er) in four games, two starts, for the Mets and Rockies. In 12 career Major League games, he’s made six starts and has gone 0-6 with an 8.64 ERA (33.1 ip, 32 er).
Wheeler, 25, has already made two stints on the Rockies active roster this year batting .211 (4-for-19) with 2 doubles, 2 RBI and a run.
Gonzalez, 27, played in 103 games for the Rockies this year hitting .302 (118-for-391) with 23 doubles, 6 triples, 26 home runs, 70 RBI and 72 runs along with 21 stolen bases before being placed on the disabled list.
The Rockies have 39 on the 40-man roster.