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Rox designate Flores, recall Herrera

Rox designate Flores, recall Herrera

The Rockies made a move Friday night to shake up their roster before the series opener against the D-backs.

Colorado designated left-hander Randy Flores for assignment. To take Flores' spot, the club recalled infielder Jonathan Herrera from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Herrera, who was with the club for Friday night's contest, joins the big league squad for the second time this season. The 25-year-old hit .278 during his previous stint with the Rockies, including two hitting streaks of at least 10 games. At Triple-A Colorado Springs, Herrera hit .261 with two homers and 17 RBIs in 58 games.

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The veteran Flores has been strong in 47 appearances out of the 'pen this season for the Rockies. The left-hander is 2-0 with a 2.96 ERA this season, but still finds himself headed back to the Minors.

Bailey Stephens is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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